Social Bites and Cressey Development Group partner in third annual event to support local charities

Vancouver Hobby Chefs open homes to diners across Canada for the return of #dinnerpartyYVR presented by Cressey   Social Bites and Cressey Development Group today announce the third annual #dinnerpartyYVR, the charitable cooking event where hobby chefs open their doors to local diners for a home cooked meal, all to benefit the charity of their choice. On Saturday, March…

Pet Lover Show Returns to TRADEX – GIVEAWAY

The Highly Anticipated Pet Lover Show Returns for 3rd Year: Engaging Features and Informative Seminars for Pet Lovers To enter: Leave a comment on this page. Sign-up for our newsletter so you don’t miss a thing! Returning for its third year, the largest Pet Show in Western Canada, the Vancouver Pet Lover Show, will be…

Faubourg Paris to launch traditional French brunch at Park Royal location, Friday, February 13

Freshly made crepes will be on offer in West Vancouver’s finest  boulangerie pâtisserie, Friday through Sunday Bon appetite! Faubourg Paris, a destination for irresistible French food, drinks and atmosphere, will begin serving up a three-day traditional French brunch at the Park Royal location, every weekend starting Friday, February 13. Just in time for Valentine’s Day and the location’s first anniversary, the French boulangerie…

Wine Wednesday

One of the best things about writing about wines is the people you meet…..wine makers, retail staff, other writers and just, plain wine lovers. That’s often where I get my best tips and recommendations for wines priced in the $25 and under range. So today’s Wine Wednesday pick comes with a big thank you to…

Wine & Chocolates for Valentine’s – BC VQA Wines Have Got You Covered!

45 BC VQA Wine Tastings in BC Liquor Stores with Mink Chocolates Feb. 12, 13, 14 BC Wine Institute (BCWI) pairs up with Mink Chocolates for an unprecedented Valentine’s celebration across British Columbia this month. 15 BC Liquor Stores in Burnaby, Langley, North Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Sidney, Surrey, Vancouver, Victoria, West Vancouver and Whistler will each…

NOW SOLD OUT Chan Centre Presents Rare and Intimate Concert Reunion with Piano Legends Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock 

 Evening pays homage to NEA Jazz Masters’ groundbreaking tour and influential live recordings of the late ‘70s   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents an exclusive concert reuniting two of jazz and contemporary music’s most influential icons, and multi-GRAMMY-Award winners, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, Sunday, March 15 at 7pm in the Chan Shun…

Starbucks is excited to offer La BoulangeTM authentic, French-inspired pastries

This spring, Starbucks is transforming its pastry case in Canadian stores with the introduction of La BoulangeTM pastries. La Boulange is the iconic San Francisco pastry shop founded by renowned French chef, baker and cookbook author Pascal Rigo. Starbucks is excited to offer La BoulangeTM authentic, French-inspired pastries – wholesome, real food that not only…

Le Creuset Introduces Licorice – “Le Nouveau Noir” 

Classic with refined minimalism – the newest Le Creuset hue adds striking accents to today’s modern kitchens   Le Creuset unveils the newest addition to their collection of signature hues – Licorice. Inspired by flavourful European classics like espresso and truffles, this sophisticated matte black object d’art is set to enter some of the world’s finest…