Designer Shopping at VOUS VALET

Elizabeth, owner of the exclusive designer shop Vous Valet in Yaletown, is dedicating to finding and repurposing the most exquisite and eye catching fashions, shoes and accessories. Vous Valet specializes in both current and vintage designer clothing, shoes, and accessories. Recently an inventory of Chanel suits have arrived. All items are one of a kind…

Victoria’s CULINAIRE…it’s all about the food and drink!

Victoria’s Premier Food Tasting Experience offering the opportunity to sample a selection of regional culinary bites and sips. Featured presenters will be from Victoria, Cowichan Valley, and Saltspring Island. www.culinairevictoria.com Two options for this great event 5:00 to 7:15 pm or 7:45 – 10:00 pm on Thursday, March 14, 2104 held at Crystal Gardens 713…

Government supports changes to B.C. liquor laws

The government has announced support for recommendations of the B.C. Liquor Policy Review. December 17, 2013 Drink specials with minimum prices Time limited drink specials “Happy Hour” Order a drink without ordering food Carry your drink between areas of an establishment Clubs, pubs, and Legions to allow children at certain hours All hospitality workers that…

2014 VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL

TOP REASONS TO ATTEND THE 2014 VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL #1 Food, Wine & Hospitality Event in Canada say BizBash and the Georgia Straight The Vancouver International Wine Festival is one of the very best run wine festivals in the world.  25% of participating wineries are new to VIWF in 2014 vanwinefest.ca @myvancity @Valvdg…

1st Global Vine Star announced for VIWF 2014

The 2014 Vancouver International Wine Festival has announced the first “Global Vine Star” to facilitate a Wine Seminar. Michael Chapoutier will be presenting Rhone Perfection on Friday, February 27. Organic and bio-dynamic viticulture, the global wine industry, making 100-point wines, and the influence of terroir will all be points for discussion. An opportunity to explore…

Twelve Days of Christmas at BEAUCOUP BAKERY

Twelve days of decadent, incredibly delicious, Christmas uniquely Beaucoup Bakery! Items will be stocked daily, but do call ahead for orders of 5 or more  604-732-4222 to avoid disappointment. beaucoupbakery.com @myvancity @Valvdg ttp://seansadventuresinflavortown.com/2013/11/25/beaucoup-bakery-celebrates-the-12-days-of-christmas/…

OUR CANADIAN LOVE STORY

The perfect gift for the little one in your life. This delightful children’s story is adorable and isn’t love always in season? A little bit immigration story, a little bit boy meets girl, a little bit multicultural, and a lot about LOVE. Linnie von Sky will be at Edible Canada on Granville Island this Sunday,…

5th Annual Social Media Camp 2014

The 5th annual Social Media Camp™ will take place May 1 to 3, 2014 in Victoria. Designed to keep business and professionals up to date and fully versed in the ever evolving world of Social Media. Understanding the role of social media is crucial for business today and it can be difficult to keep up with…

An evening with Alberto Antonini

Last evening a gathering of wine lovers enjoyed the ambience of the Tasting Room at Marquis Wine Cellars at 1034 Davie Street in Vancouver.   It was an opportunity to meet Alberto Antonini one of the 10 Influential Wine Consultants according to thedrinksbusiness.com. Traveling 200 days a year Antonini is the wine consultant for many…

Christmas Giving Ideas from Bel Café

Seven reasons to shop for Christmas at Bel Café 1. Fruit Cake 2. Christmas Stollen 3. Macaron Christmas Tree 4. Buche De Noel 5. Hazelnut Linzer Cookies 6. Spiced Shortbread 7. It’s easy to order! What could be more festive than an edible tree made out of red and white candy cane-flavoured macarons stacked on…

Christmas is…gift giving from LUSSO VERDE

Unique and delicious Christmas shopping at LUSSO VERDE. Traditional and authentic Italian specialties are available for your Christmas gift giving and holiday entertaining.   Enjoy wonderful treats, an assortment of beautiful gift baskets, gorgeous fresh floral arrangements, Amaryllis, and so much more in this adorable shop on 8th Avenue just west of Granville Street. One of…

My favourite nail salon is having a sale!

If you want to be pampered in a comfortable and relaxing environment Spoiled Nail Bar at 1445 West Broadway should be your nail salon destination. Relax in Spoiled Nail Bar’s plush surroundings. Spoiled Nail Bar is clean and modern with the most up to date equipment and experienced technicians to pamper you. Manicures and Pedicures…

Effervescents du Monde

Cipes Rosé Brings Home Gold and Huge Accolades from France Cipes Rosé sparkling wine from Summerhill Pyramid Winery, received a gold medal and was named one of the Top 10 Best Sparkling Wines in the World at the 2013 Effervescents du Monde held on November 13-15 in Dijon, Burgundy, France. The Effervescents du Monde, now…