Chefs’ Table Society of B.C. Heats Things Up

The Chefs’ Table Society of B.C. Heats Things Up  with Vancouver’s Inaugural Curry Cup  Eight of Vancouver’s Top Chefs to Compete On Tuesday, March 4, eight of Vancouver’s top chefs will compete to win the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia’s Curry Cup. This inaugural event will be held at Main Street’s Heritage Hall and emceed…

Bicycle Groups Vancouver and Lower Mainland

There are so many bicycle groups in the Lower Mainland, too many to talk about at once. Here are a couple I will post more in the future, as I like to showcase each one. The BC Randonneurs Cycling Club has many events through out the year.  The Pacific Populaire is a perfect introduction to…

Tasting Plates Fraser Edition March 12, 6pm – 9:30pm

Tasting Plates Fraser Edition March 12, 6pm – 9:30pm Join us at our next Tasting Plates event as we explore the Kensington-Cedar Cottage neighborhood of East Vancouver. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30pm on Wednesday, March 12 and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Bring your family or a group of friends and save money…

What I learned at WHAT’S TRENDING IN FRANCE

  What’s Trending in France seminar at the Vancouver International Wine Festival was a Trade event that I was able to “audit” for MyVanCity.ca. This was only one event, both public and trade, of ten events for the Festival that are capably organized by the team at The Wine Umbrella, Mireille Sauve and business partner…

My Kitchen Smells Like ……..

  Yes, there are wonderful aromas coming from my kitchen. On any given day, I am testing, tasting & tweeking new recipes with wonderful ingredients. Having just returned from The Good Food Awards & The Fancy Food Show, both in San Francisco — my test kitchen has been bursting with new products to taste. Exciting…

RainCity Housing Special Exhibition Opening Today

  RainCity Housing to Present Stories of Mental Health Challenges from Local Community Members in Special Exhibition Opening Today RainCity Housing and Support Society and the Community Action Initiative’s New Evolution of Wise Storytelling (NEWS) Project aims to help people with lived experiences of mental health issues to tell their own stories, in their own words, as a…

Vancouver Foodster CULINARY SCAVENGER HUNT

  Vancouver Foodster Culinary Scavenger Hunt April 6, 2pm – 6pm   Your scavenger hunt is a multi-faceted “tasting experience” through downtown Vancouver with clues, challenges, and more. Following your “map and clues card” as your guide, you will enjoy dishes, bites and treats as well as have a chance to meet the chefs and other…

GLOBE 2014 to Address Need for New Economic Model

     In the face of sharp volatility increases across the global economy and proliferating signs of resource depletion, the call for a new economic model is getting louder. GLOBE 2014, returning to Vancouver, Canada, from March 26-28, 2014, will be exploring how businesses are now increasing productivity, growing their market share, and driving innovation through a dynamic new series…

RainCity Housing Special Exhibition

  RainCity Housing to Present Stories of Mental Health Challenges from Local Community Members in Special Exhibition   RainCity Housing and Support Society and the Community Action Initiative’s New Evolution of Wise Storytelling (NEWS) Project aims to help people with lived experiences of mental health issues to tell their own stories, in their own words, as a way…

Bacchanalia Gala Dinner benefits Bard on the Beach

BACCHANALIA GALA DINNER + AUCTION RAISES FUNDS FOR VANWINEFEST’S CHARITABLE PARTNER BARD ON THE BEACH The Vancouver International Wine Festival, presented by The Vancouver Sun, popped the cork on the 2014 festival celebrations with the Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction fundraiser at The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on Saturday, February 22. Net proceeds benefit charitable partner Bard…

RIPPON Vineyard and Winery

  Myself, Andrew Melville, and Marquis Wine Cellars are truly excited with this weeks’ offering; Central Otago’s ‘Rippon Vineyard’. As some might know, I was in New Zealand recently covering the country and visiting existing suppliers and looking for new ones. My visit to Rippon was a personal highlight of the trip. Rippon is one…

Town Hall introduces us to Haywire Winery

  Vancouver International Wine Festival runs from February 24 to March 2, 2014. Our Town Hall team is attending various events throughout the festival. Winery clients that are exhibiting: Haywire,  Amazing VQA wines and bubbles you HAVE to try! Now we will share the details on what you can expect from each of our BC winery client during the…

Summerhill Pyramid Winery and Town Hall Brands

  Vancouver International Wine Festival runs from February 24 to March 2, 2014. Our Town Hall team is attending various events throughout the festival winery clients that are exhibiting: Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Amazing VQA wines and bubbles you HAVE to try! Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Kelowna BC Of special note: • Stephen Cipes is a pioneer of the BC wine industry and…

Vancouver International Wine Festival media launch

  On February 24th, media and wine professionals gathered together at Joey’s Wine Room from 4-6pm to celebrate the launch of the 36th annual Vancouver International Wine Festival.  Organized and executed by Heth PR, the event was a perfect opportunity for journalists, bloggers, sommeliers, and other industry professionals to socialize and sample a series of…

The times they are a-changin’

    Two of our long-time favourite BC wines were, for many years, also the hardest to find. Black Hills produced one of the province’s first Bordeaux blends. Many were the times that we drove along Black Sage Road, disappointed to find a “Sorry–Sold Out” sign on display at the winery’s Quonset building. The experience…

Registration is now open for 2014 WOMAN2WARRIOR

  Calling all fun, fearless females: Registration is now open for the 2014 WOMAN2WARRIOR presented by Subway     Vancouver’s only women’s charity obstacle adventure race to benefit Easter Seals camps in British Columbia The British Columbia Lions Society for Children with Disabilities has issued a battle cry to register for the 2014 WOMAN2WARRIOR presented…

YVR Bloggers launch YVR FOODIES

  YVR Bloggers is excited to announce the launch of a new concept in food education and networking called YVR Foodies! YVR Foodies will be a monthly event for food lovers in Vancouver at different restaurants around the city. Come and join our YVR Foodies Launch Party on Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 3-5 pm at Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen  on Commercial Drive…

PlayDome is back FOR SPRING BREAK!

  Families and Kids of all ages – be sure to add Western Canada’s Largest Indoor Carnival to your Spring Break Calendars! Saturday, March 15 to Sunday, March 23 Western Canada’s largest indoor carnival with more than 45 rides and attractions is back at BC Place for spring break and is now better value than…