Valentine’s Day Isn’t it Romantic…not

Okay here we go, one of the most dreaded days on the calendar is almost here – February 14th. That’s right Valentine’s Day.   This is an article I wrote and published four years ago that I thought was worth recycling with some updates. Historically Saint Valentine was said to be a Saint from the 3rd century … Read moreValentine’s Day Isn’t it Romantic…not

FALL TREATS from Beaucoup Bakery

  New and classic autumn pastries now available at Beaucoup Bakery   Step into fall with the return of classic favourites and new autumn-spiced pastries at Beaucoup Bakery & Café (2150 Fir Street). Returning treats include the pyramid-shaped Pumpkin Tart and decadent Apple Pie Croissant, while the latest creations by co-owner and head pastry chef … Read moreFALL TREATS from Beaucoup Bakery

#Favourites – what’s on now in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    Villa Eyrie’s Summit Restaurant amongst enRoute’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada nominees   MIDDLE EAST MEETS WEST: SUPERBABA OPENS ITS DOORS IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VICTORIA   Chefs’ Table Society returns with food lovers favourite   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD … Read more#Favourites – what’s on now in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

#Favourites – things to do and see in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel Vancouver this summer   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES … Read more#Favourites – things to do and see in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

#Favourites things to do, places to go in and around Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and Vancouver Island

    A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel Vancouver this summer     HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL … Read more#Favourites things to do, places to go in and around Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and Vancouver Island

#Favourites – where to go, what to do this week and beyond…

  “Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina   A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Like-Minded Chefs Join Forces for a Collaborative Dinner at South Granville Restaurant   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel … Read more#Favourites – where to go, what to do this week and beyond…

BERRY TREATS AND MORE Beaucoup Bakery adds new seasonal pastries to its line-up

  Beaucoup Bakery & Café celebrates the arrival of summer with several new additions to its menu, including three new pastries and a refreshing beverage: Strawberry Mille-Feuille, Matcha Raspberry Tart, Butter Shoyu Roasted Corn Tarte, and a Rhubarb Iced Tea. “We really wanted to highlight berries in our summer menu this year and strawberries and … Read moreBERRY TREATS AND MORE Beaucoup Bakery adds new seasonal pastries to its line-up

BEAUCOUP D’AMOUR A New Chapter for Beaucoup Bakery

  When Jackie Kai Ellis opened Beaucoup Bakery (2150 Fir Street) four years ago, she did so because of her passion for food. A graphic designer who had no prior professional pastry training, against all odds, she created a French-inspired bakery that is now beloved by many. As Beaucoup heads into its fifth anniversary, Ellis … Read moreBEAUCOUP D’AMOUR A New Chapter for Beaucoup Bakery

New spring treats at Beaucoup Bakery

  SWEETER SPRING Beaucoup Bakery is all-abuzz with new honey pastries   Spring makes an early appearance at Beaucoup Bakery & Café with a new star ingredient, local honey from Hives for Humanity. Starting February 28, 2017, the golden nectar plays a sweet role in three seasonal pastries: Honey Banana Double Baked Croissant, Grapefruit Honey … Read moreNew spring treats at Beaucoup Bakery

#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries   Our #FridayFavourites cover a bit more than usual so you don’t miss out on upcoming fun things to do for the holidays.   East Meets West : Vancouver Collaborative Feast   LUMIERE TO ILLUMINATE WEST END’S PUBLIC SPACES: ANNUAL EVENT RETURNS TO JIM DEVA PLAZA AND MORTON PARK    … Read more#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

It’s Friday…what are you doing this weekend and week ahead

  Tinhorn Creek Vineyards releases first vintage of Golden Mile Bench Chardonnay    Kelowna’s Lakeshore Wine Route returns with “Unleashed”   If Pigs Could “Moo” Popular Pig Out festival signals that summer isn’t far away     Vancouver Farmers Markets starting Sunday, May 1 and May 5   TIME TO JAM All-day breakfast joint Jam … Read moreIt’s Friday…what are you doing this weekend and week ahead

#FridayFavourites…places to go, things to do this weekend and thru April 28

    New Happy Hour, fresh menus and return of Sunday Supper Series signals start of spring at OPUS Hotel   BIRDS OF A FEATHER: ROYAL DINETTE’S JACK CHEN AND BURDOCK & CO.’S ANDREA CARLSON TAKE FLIGHT FOR FIFTH “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER, APRIL 26    BEACH BAY CAFÉ & PATIO’S CHEF FELIX ZHOU DEBUTS NEW SPRING … Read more#FridayFavourites…places to go, things to do this weekend and thru April 28

#FridayFavourites…what are your plans for the weekend?

  Here are our favourite happenings April 15 to April 21     Vancouver Garagiste Wine Festival Date April 17, 2016     Celebrate Malbec World Day in BC with Free Wine Tastings   Vancouver Urban Winery presents Sunday School the #700 Series   SAIL INTO SPRING WITH THE BLOSSOM BARGE   SPRING-FRESH RHUBARB   … Read more#FridayFavourites…what are your plans for the weekend?