Two thirds of residents believe Metro Vancouver is not a leader in offering transportation choices

The majority of residents surveyed (60%) support a new, affordable sedan car service that would meet provincial regulations A new survey, Metro Vancouver Attitudes to Transportation Options, commissioned by Ripe, a Vancouver-based company proposing to offer mid-level luxury car- for-hire service accessed and validated through smart technology applications, reveals that while the majority of residents…

TO FALL IN LOVE, COME TO THIS WINE TASTING

Wine Adventures Magazine blends science with wine for a delicious social psychology experiment on LOVE.     What if science showed that a series of questions asked between two strangers gets them close to each other? What if couples could be formed or strengthened as a result of these questions? Are you curious to see…

World’s Highest Altitude Vineyards: Wines of Argentina Tasting Friday, January 30

What happens when you bring together the warm climate temperatures of a southern hemisphere country at the very edges of grape growing and the world’s highest altitude vineyards? Some very captivating wines.   When: Friday, Jan 30, 2015 7PM Where: Baguette & Co French Bakery & Cafe 2509 Main Street, 2nd Floor Tickets + Details: http://argentinawines.eventbrite.ca Join wine journalist…

Dockside Restaurant prepares for a romantic waterfront Valentine’s Day 

      A spectacular waterfront location, superb food, a warm inviting room: Valentine’s Day dinner at Dockside is guaranteed to be an occasion to remember.     Located on the iconic waterfront of Granville Island, Dockside Restaurant is perfect place to celebrate occasions big and small. This Valentine’s Day is certain be extra special…

Enter to Win a Luxurious City Ski Experience!

This is so exciting! Our good friends at Opus Hotel have asked us to share their news about this unique opportunity of you to enter to win #SkiTheCity   Chic Ski Bunny, or ? You’ve been invited on a deluxe city chic mountain escape, what’s in your bag? Show us on Instagram what 3 must-have items you’d bring…

CAFÉ MEDINA SENDS HEARTS AFLUTTER WITH SPECIAL VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE

Daytime Restaurant Paints the Town Red with One-night-only, Multi-course Menu on Feb. 14   here’s even more to love about Café Medina on Sat., Feb. 14, as the breakfast, lunch and daily brunch hotspot hosts an exclusive, five-course Valentine’s Dinner at 7:30 p.m. at its new location in the Library District of downtown Vancouver.Whether it’s for a romantic rekindling…

SHOW YOUR LOVE THIS FEB. 14 BY GIVING THE GIFT OF THOMAS HAAS’ SIGNATURE CREATIONS

Celebrated Chocolatier Reveals New Handcrafted Valentine’s Day Delicacies for 2015    Love is in the air — and so is the intoxicating scent of new signature Valentine’s Day creations handcrafted with heart by the talented team of chocolatiers at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Pâtisserie. Thomas Haas’ 2015 Valentine’s Day custom chocolate creations include: Love Birds: Your sweetheart is…

Don’t Miss Out on this Bargain!

Who doesn’t like to save a few dollars on a bottle of wine? Particularly when it’s a great value wine already! Crios Syrah Bonarda is a beautiful red blend from Argentina. Wine critics are in love with Crios wines because they taste a lot more expensive than the price. This blend is a case in…

Help Fight Animal Cruelty with Cupcakes on February 23rd!

Canada’s Third Annual National Cupcake Day® for SPCAs & Humane Societies     We’re calling on all bakers and animal lovers to “bake” a difference for animals in need! The third annual National Cupcake DayTM is set for Monday, February 23rd and everyone is invited to host a cupcake party, bake and share cupcakes with…

Taste of Thursday

Wine Recommendation Taste of Thursday Local boy, Chef Paul Moran has contributed the recipe for this week’s Taste of Thursday. Chef Paul, 2013 winner of the first annual Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship award, has traveled the world honing his culinary chops and has racked up an impressive list of awards. With this dish, I think…

Get cooking!

My dream vacation has always been to travel to Italy or France for a few weeks with the sole purpose of taking cooking lessons. I love to learn about food, I love trying new restaurants, but most of all, I love to cook. I also firmly believe that cooking for yourself is one of the…

#Taste of Thursday recipe from Chef Paul Moran

Blood pigeon smoked and roasted, beet jus and charcoal oil, polenta and salsify This incredible recipe from Chef Paul Moran was used for his application to San Pelligrino World’s Best Chef under 30 competition. It was announced on January 16, 2015 that Chef Paul will be competing against 9 other Canadian young chefs. Congratulations to Chef Paul…

Trees Coffee Celebrating 2 years in Kitsilano!

On Friday January 23, treat yourself to 1/2-price cheesecake slices at our Kitsilano coffeehouse!   We’re celebrating our 2-year anniversary of opening our location at 2655 Arbutus Street near Broadway, in the heart of Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighborhood. Get a slice of your favourite: New York, Mocha, Maple Walnut, Key Lime or any of our other classic cheesecakes in…