Vancouver Foodster Poutine Challenge Award Winners 

The Vancouver Foodster 4th annual Poutine Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver, Richmond, and Langley.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from February 5-28, 2015. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this…

March 19: 1,500 restaurants worldwide, including 2 in Western Canada, come together to celebrate French cuisine

On Thursday, March 19th, 2015, more than 1,500 restaurants around the world will come together to celebrate French cuisine. More than 1,500 menus will be offered in restaurants and embassies in 150 countries and five continents, offering the general public an opportunity to enjoy a dining experience à la française.   At each participating establishment, the…

Tickets for British Columbia’s Premier Micro-Distillery Festival Were Released Today

  BC Distilled Tickets On Sale Now Image supplied by BC Distilled. Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated second annual BC Distilled festival promoting British Columbia micro-distilleries. Hosted at CBC Studios, two public tastings will be offered from 4pm – 6pmand 7pm – 9:30pm on Saturday, April 18.    Artisan distillers from twenty-three of the province’s…

A new star is born!

Celebrating the Inaugural release of Syrah Cuvée Classique.   It’s big, it’s powerful. Cuvée Classique shows the dark, savory side of Syrah. It is all about the spice, pepper notes and darker fruit profile that this noble grape variety can show us, when cared for and grown in select terroir. According to Chinese philosophy, yin and yang, which…

Tuscany in a bottle!

Announcing the release of Fortissimo 2012. Paying respect to the pioneers of Tuscany. This release of Fortissimo is a blend of 39% Merlot, 38% Cabernet Franc, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6% Sangiovese Grosso. Showcasing the most amount of Cab Franc than in previous years. It’s our version of a Super-Tuscan. “A ‘Super Tuscan’ is described…

How to taste Wines like a Pro, and remember them too

Every day is a good day for vino. But the turn of the year sure gets wine and food festivals going. From Dine Out Vancouver and the California Wine Fair,  and EAT!, another major event held in Vancouver, wine tasting enthusiasts everywhere are in for a treat this spring. But extravaganzas of magnitude can be overwhelming with hundreds or even…

Art meets artisanal: Faubourg Paris partners with the Vancouver Art Gallery

With a shared affinity for stimulating the senses, Faubourg Paris and the Vancouver Art Gallery have partnered for the Cézanne and the Modern exhibit, open now until May 18, 2015. After enjoying a selection of authentic French delicacies at Faubourg Paris (769 Hornby Street), customers can enjoy $3 off Vancouver Art Gallery admission by using code “Faubourg 2015” at the ticket desk…

That is the What If…? 360 Experience.

Have you ever been to one of those conferences where you feel like you’re being lectured and just talked to? Maybe you feverishly wrote down some notes as the speakers rambled through their materials and then tried to pitch you on something for sale? Be honest. You attend a conference to get something out of…

 Dancers of Damelahamid Invite Media to Experience Traditional Songs, Stories, and Dances at the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival

The majestic Great Hall at the Museum of Anthropology serves as the spectacular backdrop for performances from local and visiting aboriginal artists   Dancers of Damelahamid, in partnership with the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC, present the annual Coastal First Nations Dance Festival (CFNDF) – an enriching six-day event celebrating the culture and traditions of Indigenous peoples from…