LIQUIDITY WINES TOASTS THE SEASON WITH SPRING RELEASES AND NEW TALENT IN THE BISTRO

Spring has arrived at Liquidity Wines, bringing with it the re-opening of Liquidity Bistro – helmed by a powerhouse new chef and operations manager – and a fresh selection of wines perfect for patio season. There’s never been a better time to visit the vineyard and raise a glass to the best season yet! Visitors to…

Once Upon a Wine

The APVSA is a Montreal based company, which helps European wine producers find new markets in Canada and the United States. Their most recent tour was titled ‘Once Upon a Wine’ and featured affordable wines from France and Spain, many of which were organic and vegan wines. Producers included Arriezu Vineyards and Etedaria from Spain…

Easter Brunch & Kids Pizza Night at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

Rocky Mountain Flatbread is egg-cited for Easter, and we’re celebrating Easter Weekend with brunch and pizza making for the kids! Easter Weekend Brunch: March 31 & April 1 Join us to enjoy a scrumptious farm fresh brunch with family and friends. Our hearty brunch menu includes breakfast pizzas (you heard that right!), omelettes, Le Beau Belgium…

EGGS-TRODINARY EASTER SUNDAY DINING OPTIONS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO ON APRIL 1ST

Numerous egg-ceptional Easter Sunday dining options have been hatched for the whole family on Sunday, April 1st. Guests can choose from the Resort’s signature Orca Ballroom Easter Brunch or the savory specials offered at the award-winning Blackfish Wild Salmon Grill, Journeys East, Cedars Cafe, and Eagles Buffet. Orca Ballroom Join Chef Gerry Schultz for a…

RAISE A GLASS AND MAKE A SPLASH AT ANNUAL WINE FOR WAVES

Raise a toast to ocean conservation at Ocean Wise and Naramata Bench Wineries Association’s annual Wine for Waves on Friday, April 13 at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Guests will have a chance to get the first sips of Spring Wine Releases from Naramata Bench Wineries Association and taste delicious, sustainable seafood from Ocean Wise…

CATCH OF THE DAY: COQUILLE FINE SEAFOOD ADDS LINEUP OF LUNCH, HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS TO THE DAILY MENU

New Gastown Hotspot Offers Hot and Cold Small Plates, Crudos, Quick-Service Lunch Features and Food, Drink Specials During Happy Hour   Following a successful launch in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Gastown district last month, Coquille Fine Seafood is casting a wider net by serving up Lunch and Happy Hour specials seven days a week in…

BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXECUTIVE CHEF ALEX CHEN HOSTS TASTING MENU OF CHAMPIONSHIP-WINNING FARE ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

One-night-only, Four-course Feast Features Chen’s Gold Medal-winning Dishes from 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef Alex Chen will recreate the dishes that won him the title of Canada’s top chef at the 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships for a one-night-only tasting menu at the Downtown Vancouver restaurant on Wednesday, March 14…

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

  2015 Chardonnay (Reserve) Chaberton Langley, BC $19.95 The winery may be in Langley, but the grapes for this wine come from Oliver. The wine is golden yellow in colour with medium intensity. The nose shows aromas of lemon, butter, vanilla and toast with hints of pineapple. Good balance. The flavours follow the nose. A…

2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival

The 2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival has begun. Now in its 40th year, this weeklong celebration begins with a series of wine related dinners spread across the city. Portugal and Spain are this year’s featured countries, but with sixteen countries represented and 173 wineries pouring a combined 1,450 wines at 50 events, no matter what…

IAN WHARTON NAMED ASPIRING SOMMELIER OF THE YEAR

  – CAPS BC’s Inaugural Title Is A First For Canada –   The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers named Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar’s Ian Wharton the 2018 Aspiring Sommelier at the organization’s annual competition. As the first recipient of this newly minted award, Ian’s superlative wine knowledge and service acumen earned him his…

Summerhill Pyramid Winery’s Sunset Organic Bistro Opens for 2018 With New Flavours and a Featured Culinary Team

  The Summerhill Sunset Organic Bistro reopens this month with a new team and menu. Lauded British Columbia chef Jeremy Luypen joins Summerhill Pyramid Winery (Summerhill) as executive winery chef. Luypen is excited to be building plant-based menus focused on the abundance of local vegetables, especially those featuring ingredients from the winery’s biodynamic gardens. “While we will definitely…