BODY LANGUAGE: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest

Bill Reid Gallery’s 10th Anniversary Series “Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest”   The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coastal Art is celebrating its 10th anniversary in grand style, re-opening after a major renovation which has added light and space to the gallery, and  hosting  the premiere exhibition of “Body Language”: Reawakening Cultural…

“Cabin Fever” at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery’s Summer 2018 Exhibition “Cabin Fever   “Cabin Fever” is a multimedia journey through the 300 year history of the cabin’s significance in North America. Replete with architectural models, photography, paintings, videos and a sizable collection of artifacts, the exhibition follows the cultural influences of a changing world on the structure and function…

We Three: a Show for Young Supporters of the Arts

Award-winning local playwright Meghan Gardiner has crafted a heartfelt show perfect for first time young playgoers at Carousel Theatre’s wee Bee Stage. We Three features colourful, gentle and expressive characters named M, E and 3 who explore themes of belonging and understanding through songs and interactive tactile experiences.  Actors CJ McGillivray, Melissa Oei and Allan…

Father’s Day Whisky Paired Dinner at Dominion Bar + Kitchen

In partnership with Beam Suntory, Surrey’s Newest Hotspot to host  whisky flights and delicious cuisine Treat your dad to the ultimate Father’s Day experience! In partnership with Beam Suntory, our Dominion team is hosting a special whisky inspired evening.  Guests will enjoy a two-hour seating that includes a welcome cocktail, family-style shared appetizers, a whisky…

Spring Patio tasting at Dockside Restaurant = great finds

Recently my fellow wine loving companion and I had the opportunity to join the throng of lucky souls who attended the Dockside Restaurant Spring Patio Tasting. This tasting event is so popular the limited number of tickets sell out quickly. Dockside Restaurant and Coal Harbour Liquor Store  host the annual Spring Patio Tasting on the…

Bucolic Blackwood Lane Winery

Nestled atop a quaint knoll in the bucolic south Langley, just two stone throws from the US border is Blackwood Lane Winery. Unknown to many in the Lower Mainland, this winery opened its doors in 2007 and soon garnered critical acclaim for producing wines of the highest quality. Their 2007 Reference, a Bordeaux-styled blend has…

NOTHING SAYS SUMMERTIME LIKE FRESH PICKED NORTHWEST BERRIES

7 Blissful Ways to Savor Summer Berries at Tulalip Resort Casino Tulalip Resort Casino’s culinary team is enticing diners this June and July with their Summer Berry Bliss menu offerings. Guests can enjoy a plethora of dishes showcasing Northwest strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and huckleberries. These berry creations might inspire a property-wide dine around starting…

Take a Culinary Journey Through The Province with Hawksworth Restaurant’s New BC Journey Menu

Chef de Cuisine Quinton Bennett’s new illustrated menu  takes a tasteful trip across the province   Experience Hawksworth Restaurant’s new Spring Journey Menu and take a trip through BC from the comfort of the restaurant’s elegant and inviting dining space. Chef de Cuisine Quinton Bennett’s first tasting menu for the restaurant features seven delectable dishes of…

THIRSTY THURSDAYS: TACOFINO TAPS A NEW PAIR OF BC CRAFT BREWERIES TO JOIN ITS ONGOING SERIES OF MONTHLY BEER DINNERS

Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting, East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company Added to Extended Calendar of Collaborative Events at Tacofino Hastings this Summer   Tacofino is extending its popular Beer Dinner Series by adding Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. and East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company to the calendar on July 26 and August 30, respectively,…

Summer Menu, Sunday Suppers and Picnic Packs

Westin Bayshore Vancouver’s locally-focused restaurant celebrates the best of the season   H2 Rotisserie & Bar at The Westin Bayshore Vancouver is a perfect complement to summer. Situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains, its sunlit dining room and expansive garden patio are a dazzling showcase for our city’s…

2017 Quails’ Gate Lucy’s Block Rosé – the perfect pairing

From brunches to lunch – you’ll have the perfect pairing with the limited release 2017 Quails’ Gate Lucy’s Block Rosé. With only 550 cases produced, it’s available exclusively at the winery or their e-store. Sometimes you just want to make it a family affair. Waffles for the kids, maybe BC smoked salmon eggs bennie, or…

Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – CheckMate Artisanal Winery

After a rather roundabout way of arriving in Oliver we were more than ready to enjoy a wine tasting experience at CheckMate Artisanal Winery‘s wine experience room – Installation a pop-up by Tom Kundig of Seattle based Olson Kundig a 2008 National Design Award in Architecture winner. The setting reflects the uniqueness of all that…