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…

Creating impact with your social campaign

Recently, Taco Bell made a bold statement. They went dark on their Facebook page, Twitter account and Instagram profile. Did they completely shut down their social media? …not exactly. In a world where we’re inundated with posts, tweets and likes – Taco Bell was doing the opposite of a typical social campaign to announce the…

Wine Wednesday goes Italian @RonWilsonVan

One of my happiest wine memories was an incredible al fresco dinner in Rome with a group of journalists who loved to work hard and play hard. We began our evening with a salad of tuna and olives accompanied by Ruffino Pinot Grigio. This medium bodied white is made from grapes from two of Italy’s best known…

Wine Wednesday review by @Sam_TheWineTeacher

  2012 Minervois Chateau Millegrand Languedoc, France $17.99 Silver Medal Tasted 2014 10 This wine is a blend of syrah, carignan, grenache and mourvedre.  Garnet-black in colour with medium-deep intensity.  Aromas of black fruit, black pepper and a hint of dark chocolate on the nose.  Well balanced with firm ripe tannins.  The flavours echo the…

Le Creuset Celebrates Enduring Design and Shared Memories This Holiday Season 

  Iconic Cookware Gift Selections for Epicurean Enthusiasts, Wine Lovers, Home Cooks, and Professional Chefs   Preeminent French cookware brand Le Creuset makes the perfect partner this holiday season with inspired selections from the iconic collection known for eye-catching designs and a rich legacy of quality craftsmanship. Le Creuset presents a superb selection of gifts…

Bittered Sling Unveils a Bold New Look for its Award-Winning Lineup

BITTERED SLING UNVEILS A BOLD NEW LOOK FOR ITS AWARD-WINNING LINEUP OF COCKTAIL BITTERS AND CULINARY EXTRACTS   Redesigned Gift Pack 2.0 Inspired by Birth of “Cocktail Culture” Era, Appearing on Retail Shelves in Time for Holiday Gifting  Continuing to provide an inspired twist to cocktail culture across North America and beyond, Vancouver-based Bittered Sling has…

BARD ON THE BEACH AND MEI GROUP FORM STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO BRING YEAR-ROUND SHAKESPEARE TO BC AUDIENCES

  Starting November 8, Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival and MEI Events International Inc. will present Shakespeare fans in British Columbia with a unique, all year round opportunity to see ten incredible Shakespeare productions. During fall and winter, fans will get to enjoy the drama, laughter and magic of six wildly popular Shakespeare productions…

Executive Chef Appointed for RauDZ Creative Concepts, Kelowna

Chef Rod Butters and Audrey Surrao of RauDZ Creative Concepts, multi-award winning restaurant owners and operators, have announced the appointment of Brock Bowes as Executive Chef for RauDZ Regional Table and micro bar • bites in Kelowna, BC.     Bowes comes to RauDZ Creative Concepts from wrapping up the season at Sonora Room Restaurant at Burrowing Owl Winery in Oliver, BC…

Sweeten your spirits with Faubourg Paris

Winter blues got you down? Sweeten your spirits and warm up for next month’s holiday festivities with an assortment of timely treats from Faubourg Paris that are sure to have you falling for the autumn season. Celebrate the arrival of autumn with the Poached Pear & Chocolate Charlotte, the decadent replacement of summer’s Fresh Fruits…

California red blend hits all the right notes

  You can’t judge a book by its cover and I often can’t judge a wine from the first taste. That was certainly my experience with Mendocino County Babble. I liked the aroma from the get go but initially I tasted a lot of vanilla. I wasn’t expecting that from a blend that included Syrah…

Grab a bottle from Oz

  There was a time when I had struck Australian wines from my list. I found them to be a whole lot of the same. The best word to describe them? Homogenized. Thankfully those days are over and Aussie wines are back on my table. My latest find is Kilikanoon Killerman’s Run Cabernet Sauvignon. This…