Methanex and Friends – Light the Night

  “Good, better, best” described the three levels of local white and red wines that Sam Hauck, The Wine Teacher, guided a group of forty wine enthusiasts through on September 10th.  The event was also a good opportunity for those wanting to further discover the characteristics and subtleties of chardonnay and merlot and to sample…

Taste Washington Announces 2015 Dates

Nation’s largest single region wine and food event expands and adds new events   Visit Seattle and Washington State Wine invite wine lovers to mark their calendars; Taste Washington, the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event, will take place March 26-29, 2015, at various venues throughout Seattle. Now in its 18th year, Taste Washington…

ChefmeetsBCGrape celebrates 10 years pairing BC VQA wine and food

  After 10 years ChefmeetsBCGrape is still growing strong. With an increase in both ticket sales and attendance by wineries, ChefmeetsBCGrape is continuing its tradition of success in Vancouver. “This event not only supports a great organization, with all proceeds going to the Vancouver Arts Club Theatre Company, but it is an excellent opportunity for…

LAST CALL FOR ALCOHOL

  Le Vieux Pin Winery gets ready for the new vintage of their Sauvignon Blanc and announces a Last call on their 2013 stock. Le Vieux Pin Winery is doing a last call on the 2013 Sauvignon Blanc as they get ready to produce the 2014. Rasoul Salehi, General Manager said: “From what we see…

La Pentola Famiglia Supper Series

  What :: On Sunday, September 28th, La Pentola della Quercia is celebrating the beginning of Italian hunting season, or La Stagione di Caccia, with a September Famiglia Supper Series dedicated to foraged mushrooms and fowl.   When :: Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 6:00pm   Where :: La Pentola della Quercia, 350 Davie Street, Vancouver BC   Why :: Honour La Stagione di Caccia…

Vancouver’s first Doors Open

  Saturday, October 4, 2014 10 am – 5 pm Enjoy free, behind the scenes access to the buildings that shape our city. Explore Vancouver’s civic, cultural, and historic facilities and learn about how they are designed and what happens inside at this all-ages event. Doors Open Vancouver (DOV) is a one-day event that invites…

Slow Fish Mystery Dinner – Featured products and Mystery Chefs hints

On Saturday September 27 at 6h00, a reception will kick off an evening during which 8 chefs will prepare 8 delicious dishes in 8 professional kitchens at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) FEATURED PRODUCTS: •Gooseneck barnacles •Honey mussels •Sockeye salmon •Sea urchins •Geoduck •Sturgeon •Oysters •Clams Tickets at https://slowfishmysterydinner.eventbrite.ca/   MYSTERY CHEFS: Chef 1…

BARD ON THE BEACH ANNOUNCES RECORD-BREAKING 2014 ATTENDANCE & 2015 SEASON PLAYBILL

  Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has wrapped up a record-breaking 25th Anniversary Season, generating critical and popular acclaim and setting an all-time attendance record. Almost 101,000 patrons enjoyed the Festival’s silver-anniversary lineup of plays, concerts and special events, a major increase from the previous record of 91,000 in 2009. There were rave reviews…

It’s Vancouver Design Week. Let’s party!

It’s Vancouver Design Week. Let’s party!For this instalment of the ROVE event series we’ve curated a selection of products designed and crafted by local talent. Celebrate the richness of local design in an evening of shopping and refreshments by Postmark Brewing and snappy bites by Bestie.   Help them prepare with a quick RSVP This…

Meet Hector Cabrera, Frontier Luxury Flooring

High-quality flooring lays the groundwork for a stylish, well-situated life. Meet Hector Cabrera, founder and luxury flooring specialist for Frontier Luxury Flooring, a premium flooring studio and installation company based in Vancouver, BC. A self-described flooring matchmaker, Hector seeks to understand his clients’ needs and lifestyle goals, then connects them to the goods. Gone are the days of shopping for floors…

Cluster brings bold colours to the end of the Line 

  A colourful new public artwork has been unveiled at the end of the Canada Line guideway near Brighouse Station on No. 3 Road, bringing new vibrancy to a previously non-descript concrete structure.   Cluster by Vancouver-based artist Carlyn Yandle seemingly transforms the end of the Canada Line guideway into a massive electrical conduit, presented…

MOE’S Home Collection – Autumn

  Silly kids, Halloween is for adults too! With everyone’s favourite spooky celebration skulking in the shadows just past the turn of autumn, MOE’S Home Collection is gearing up for a ghoulishly good time with eerie (and age-appropriate) home accessories. Forget sickly sweets, tacky trimmings and throwaway decorations, this year is all about hosting a…

Tasting Plates Kitsilano West 4th on October 7

  Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the West 4th neighborhood in Kitsilano at this 2nd annual West 4th Avenue edition. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to…

Salted Brick Launches Family Dinner Night

  Sharing food with friends and family is authentic and primal.  The intimacy of Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners comes from not just the rarity of gathering at one table, but the fact that everyone at your table is eating the same food from the same dish.  Salted Brick is serving up their version of Family Dinners every Wednesday night for the next…

Jojo’s Café The Place to go in Osoyoos

  If you are enjoying a summer vacation in Osoyoos, or staying there while touring the many excellent wineries in the area, Jojo’s Café is the place to go for breakfast or lunch.  I’ve been here twice for breakfast and will definitely be back for lunch next time.   Customers make their selection from a…