SHIT A Firehall Arts Centre Production – a review by Judy Robb

  “SHIT” A Firehall Arts Centre Production   The intertwined stories of three incarcerated young women explode on the stage during the brilliantly acted 50 minute production of “SHIT” by Patricia Cornelius, now playing at the Firehall Arts Centre. Assisted by a minimal stage, very creative lighting and some well placed heavy metal music, the…

HOTEL ZED INTRODUCES “THE QUICKIE” VALENTINE’S PROMOTION

  Hotel Zed is once again offering guests a chance to get sexy this Valentine’s Day. We’re well-known for our “Nooner” promotion, but this year we’re taking it one step sexier with our new “Quickie” special: 3-hour booking windows for a short & sassy Valentine’s date! Guests can book a room from 11 a.m. to…

THE SALTED VINE KITCHEN + BAR GETS SWEET ON VALENTINE’S DAY BY HOSTING INTIMATE DINNER SERVICE ON FEBRUARY 14

  Award-Winning Squamish Hotspot Gives Guests a Reason to Celebrate Via Four-Course, Romantic Feast with Optional Beverage Pairings, Feature Cocktail   The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar will help guests raise a glass and make a toast to their true love this Valentine’s Day by hosting a special, one-night-only dinner service guaranteed to set the…

Enter for a Chance to Win a Romantic Trip for Two to Vancouver with the “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” Sweepstakes

  Pre-Valentine’s Day campaign will raise awareness of Vancouver as primary filming site of popular Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy   Fifty Shades of Grey has become a global phenomenon thanks to its racy yet romantic storyline, sizzling lead actors and vibrant set locations – and Tourism Vancouver is calling attention to the latter with…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Puts the ‘Ha-ha’ in Ha-ha-happy Valentine’s

  Whether boy meets girl, girl meets girl or boy meets boy, everyone knows that romance thrives when sprinkled liberally with laughter. There’s no better place for a little romance and a lot of laughter than at a Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) show. Did you know that The Improv Centre is one of Cupid’s favourite hangouts?…

WITH LOVE, THIERRY

– Find Love and Romance this Valentine’s Day with Thierry Cafe – When it comes to romance, many think that the French know it best. Share ‘l’amore’ this Valentine’s Day with swoon-worthy creations by French Maitre Chocolatier and Patissier Chef Thierry Busset. Juliet Cake, Romeo Cake, and Vintage Valrhona Liquid Chocolate Over the last few weeks,…

Nita Lake Lodge celebrates ten years as Whistler’s best boutique hotel

Resort-wide features throughout February mark the milestone year Over the past decade, Nita Lake Lodge has grown to become one of Whistler’s most-coveted resorts for skiers and non-skiers alike. Entering its tenth year of operation, the property will celebrate this significant milestone throughout February with celebratory features and 10 Days of Giveaways. “We are thrilled…

FORT BERENS ESTATE WINERY PINOT GRIS UNCOVERED; DAGERAAD BLONDE CROWNED GOLD MEDAL PINT

Canadian Culinary Championships Competition #1 closes, chefs prepare for final day of events. The 2018 Culinary Championships closes off competition #1 with Chef Mike Robins, from Sous Sol in Winnipeg chosen by the 400 guests to receive the People’s Choice award. Chef Robins created a dish with some of the following ingredients: cold smoked halibut…

Blue Water Cafe Celebrates Sustainability from the Sea – Unsung Heroes Festival Returns With New Delights To Discover –

  Take a deep dive with Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar and discover new delicious delights with the Fourteenth Annual Unsung Heroes Festival.   Offered from February 1st to 27th, the Unsung Heroes Festival celebrates lesser known and often overlooked fin and seafood to educate diners about alternative sustainable Ocean Wise choices. Executive Chef…

LA SAINT-VALENTIN: AU COMPTOIR CELEBRATES VALENTINE’S DAY WITH EXCLUSIVE DINNER SERVICE ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Kitsilano Brasserie Co-owners Maxime Bettili and Julien Aubin Extend Invitation for Sweethearts to Indulge in a Romantic, Paris-by-way-of-West-Coast Experience   Bring your special someone and let the staff at Au Comptoir ‘faire un diner en amoureux’ by taking part in a very special Valentine’s Day dinner service at the acclaimed Kitsilano bistro on Wednesday, February 14…

Mamie Taylor’s Lets the Good Times Roll

Mardi Gras menu brings the Big Easy to Van City, Feb. 9-15 Mamie Taylor’s is bringing a touch of Bourbon Street to Chinatown next month with two weeks of special Mardi Gras menus in honour of New Orleans’ 300th anniversary year. If you haven’t haven’t already booked tickets and accommodations in The Big Easy, Mamie Taylor’s, Chinatown’s original…

Donnelly Group teams up with Postmark Brewing for delicious Fe-BREW-ary fundraising

    One dollar from every Postmark Kölsch poured will go to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank     Fe-BREW-ary launches on Thursday February 1st at Donnelly Group pubs, combining a rare and delicious craft beer and donations to a great charity. For 2018, Donnelly Group has partnered with Postmark Brewing to exclusively offer their limited-edition Postmark Kölsch, the first beer of…

LOVE IS IN THE AIR: CIBO TRATTORIA HOSTS INTIMATE VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 

  Downtown Destination Writes Recipe for Romance with Exclusive Four-Course Feast and ‘In Between Cupid’ Cocktail Feature   Executive Chef Josh Gonneau and the staff at Cibo Trattoria will take aim and play cupid when the downtown hotspot hosts an Italian-inspired dinner guaranteed to set the stage for romance on Wednesday, February 14. Available throughout…

Valentine’s Day at Chez Christophe

  CHOCOLATE KISSES Chez Christophe unveils 2018 Valentine’s Day collectionThere is a whole lot of chocolate to love this year as Burnaby Heights’ Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie (4717 Hastings Street) launches three new chocolate sculptures and rouge-themed pastries today, January 23, just-in-time for Valentine’s Day.“My team and I have lots of fun coming up with…

OpenTable Reveals Canada’s 100 Most Romantic Restaurants

  Winning Restaurants Span Nine Provinces, with Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec Claiming Greatest Number of Honourees; the Niagara Region Rules in Romance with 12 of the Total. As diners prepare to celebrate love this Valentine’s Day, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN),…