A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: CIBO TRATTORIA MARKS SUMMER SOLSTICE BY HOSTING CHIANTI DINNER ON JUNE 21

One-Night-Only Wine Dinner Features Four-Course Italian Meal Paired With Select Wines Hailing from the Chianti Region of Tuscany   The famed wines of Tuscany take centre stage on the longest day of the year when General Manager and Wine Director Mark Taylor plays host to a four-course Chianti Dinner at Cibo Trattoria on Wednesday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. The event…

Wednesday Wine Reviews

  2015 Red Chaberton Langley, BC $15.00 Garnet red in colour tinged with purple and medium-deep intensity. Earthy, smoky notes on the nose along with dark fruit and black pepper undertones. Good balance with firm ripe tannins. The palate shows flavours of bright red fruit and smoky meat followed by a medium-plus finish. This is…

GALIANO MEETS GRANVILLE: FARMER’S APPRENTICE CONTINUES GUEST CHEF DINNER SERIES WITH PILGRIMME’S JESSE MCCLEERY, JUNE 7

  Monthly Guest Chef Series Sees David Gunawan Share the Stage with Fellow Locavore-Minded Chef, Co-Owner of Award-Winning Galiano Island Restaurant \Celebrated locavore chef David Gunawan continues a series of monthly collaborative events at South Granville’s Farmer’s Apprentice when he welcomes Jesse McCleery of Galiano Island’s famed Pilgrimme restaurant to co-host a guest chef dinner on Wednesday, June…

Mirabel Vineyards Release Debut Rosé

  Limited quantities available of Sustainably-Farmed Wine Available just in time for al fresco dining, Kelowna’s Mirabel Vineyards is proud to announce the release of its first-ever Rosé, (SKU: 6963 / $30.00 SRP) made from the estate’s sustainably-farmed Pinot Noir. The grapes were hand-harvested on October 12, 2016, cropped low at just 3.5 tons per acre. Gentle handling…

H2 Rotisserie & Bar is The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver’s vibrant new eatery

  Informal hotspot highlights rotisserie, local producers, distillers and craft beer-makers   Upscale comfort food, local micro beer and regional spirits are the focus of The Westin Bayshore’s new H2 Rotisserie & Bar. Now open, the thoroughly modern restaurant and bar, with its unrivalled location on Vancouver’s iconic seawall, replaces both Seawall Bar & Grill…

Free Provence Rosé Tasting to Celebrate Rosé Month

  June is Rosé month and Wines of Provence kicks-off this celebration with a free tasting of Provence Rosés at the 39th & Cambie Signature Liquor Store (5555 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC) on Saturday, June 3 from 2-5pm. This free tasting features Wines of Provence Rosés from appellations including Côtes de Provence, Côteaux Varois en Provence and Côteaux d’Aix-en-Provence. Provence-inspired canapés will be provided by…

Singletree Winery Releases Grüner Veltliner

  The Highly Anticipated Single Varietal Releases for Mother’s Day   What : Singletree Release of Grüner Veltliner When: Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 14 (12-5:30pm) Where: Singletree Winery (5782 Mt. Lehman Road, Abbotsford) Just in time for Mother’s Day is the first chance to sample and purchase the Singletree 2016 Grüner Veltliner. (Retail price is $17.30 per tax)…

Wednesday Wine Reviews

2014 Splash River Stone Oliver, BC $18.90 This wine is a blend of Viognier, Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer which all bring something to the glass. The wine is pale straw in colour with medium-light intensity. The nose is fruit forward with aromas of tree fruit, stone fruit wet stones and a hint of spice. Good…

Cibo Trattoria has lots to share with you…

  Cibo Trattoria has always focused on bringing quality, flavourful Italian cuisine to Vancouver.  It has won numerous awards over the years, and consistently evolved to stay on point with Vancouver’s culinary scene.  In the last month, we have undergone some exciting changes which we would love to share with you, and look forward to having…

Twenty Four Hours away at Tulalip Resort Casino – Total Dining Experience

  Tulalip Resort Casino’s Journeys East is only one of several restaurants to try at Tulalip, the options include Tulalip Bay, Blackfish, Cedars Cafe, The Draft, Eagles Buffet and Canoes Carvery. I’ve indulged in at least half of these dining spots and recommend them all. Dining at Tulalip Resort Casino ranges from casual to fine. With…

Our Favourites – what’s happening around town and more

  VO PRESENTS THREE NEW OPERA PRODUCTIONS AND BOLD PROGRAMMING AT THE INAUGURAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL April 28 to May 13, 2017   Limitless Laughs Abound in Western World   Kasandra Flamenco Presents – LA TARARA   JUST LIKE MOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE SERVES UP A NOSTALGIC DINNER IN HONOUR OF MOTHER’S DAY, MAY 14 Virtuous…

GATHER ROUND: CIBO TRATTORIA ANNOUNCES ONGOING SERIES OF ‘MANGIA FAMIGLIA’ SUNDAY SUPPERS

  Cibo Welcomes Guests for Series of Family Dinners Featuring Trattoria’s Rustic Italian-Inspired Fare Every Sunday   Cibo Trattoria is inviting guests to gather friends and family around the dinner table on Sunday evenings starting May 7 when the restaurant launches an ongoing series of ‘Mangia Famiglia’ Sunday Suppers served up family style in the…