Happy 1st Birthday! The Little District Roadhouse Marks Its First Anniversary

Time flies when you’re having fun! This November marks the one-year anniversary of The Little District Roadhouse, North Vancouver’s new favourite spot for barbeque and Southern comfort food.   The third restaurant in The District Restaurant Group, The Little opened to rave reviews last fall, thanks to its mouthwatering menu and inspired décor. Fan favourites…

Vancouver Christmas Market 2014

The beloved annual Vancouver Christmas Market will be celebrating its fifth anniversary in the heart of downtown at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza starting November 22 and will run until Christmas Eve. Want to win ticket to this year’s Christmas Market at the QE Theatre Plaza? Just leave a comment on this post telling us what you are…

Maria Manna Entertainment presents “IT’S AMORE!”

It’s Amore is  a tribute to Italian-American music and comedy.  Featuring Maria Manna, this is a performance filled with love and laughter you won’t want to miss! Maria is backed by singer/actors Pam Miller and Alf Small and a host of stellar local musicians. Born in Edmonton to Italian immigrant parents, Maria shares her hilarious…

It’s not a gimmick, it’s good wine @RonWilsonVan

The first time I saw a bottle of Norma Jeane Merlot on a wine store shelf I walked right by. I’d never thought of screen icon Marilyn Monroe as a symbol of a good wine. Apparently I was wrong. Turns out Norma Jeane wines have turned into a cult classic and this merlot sells out each year…

Wine Review @RonWilsonVan Refreshing and Reliable

  It’s Friday and I have the original no-brainer wine pick for the weekend. Blasted Church Hatfield’s Fuse has been a favorite of mine for years. I just tasted the 2012 vintage and it delivers the goods once again. This is a complex blend of almost every white varietal grown in B.C. From pinot gris…

Make a Date at Wild Rice this November

There’s lots going on at Wild Rice this month and we are so excited to share the news with you.   Tuesday Date Nights Join us on the next four Tuesdays (Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25) for a very special dinner. Whether it’s ‘grown-up time’ away from the kids, a romantic date, or catch…

Whistler Brewing Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary

BC-owned craft brewery toasts milestone with anniversary party, limited edition Session Red Ale   This month Whistler Brewing Company, one of the originators of the BC craft brewing movement, is celebrating its 25th anniversary.  To mark the milestone, the company is launching a limited edition Session Red Ale and hosting an anniversary party to coincide…

BC Wineries Report Success at Farmers’ Markets

The first season of selling local wine, beer and spirits at farmers’ markets in British Columbia was good for consumers, vendors and the markets. Starting in June, BC Farmers’ Markets offered sales of locally-made wine, beer and spirits, following the provincial government’s move to modernize liquor laws. These changes came as the result of Parliamentary…

Cressey’s Revolving Door Inspires Others to Give Back to Local Community 

Over the past months, Cressey Development Group has connected the community of Southeast False Creek through Revolving Door, a series of events ranging from art shows, food centric social ventures to educational technology endeavours. Empowering event organizers to contribute to the changing community, Revolving Door has raised over $2,000 for local causes and now, in…

Vancouver Foodster presents the Big Melt Challenge

This is our first Big Melt Challenge featuring 6 restaurants and delis in Vancouver, Burnaby and North Vancouver, that runs from November 4-30, 2014.   Participating restaurants and delis are showcasing Big Melt creations that were created just for this challenge and all will be offered in all of these establishments during the challenge period…