ALL YOU NEED IS LIÈGE: CAFÉ MEDINA REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO NON-PROFIT CHARITY PROGRAM MEALSHARE AS PART OF 2017 INTERNATIONAL WAFFLE DAY 

  On March 25, Café Medina Will Feature Signature Belgian Liège Waffles as a Mealshare Menu Item, Allowing Guests To ‘Buy a Meal, Give a Meal’ To Local Youth in Need  Café Medina owner Robbie Kane is inviting the restaurant’s loyal fans, friends and family to come together and support the local community and a…

#FridayFavourites for January 13 to January 20 (#dovf starts)

  Here is our list of favourite things to do January 13 to 20 as well as upcoming events you need to get moving on buying your tickets or making reservations. So what are you waiting for? #dovf starts January 20   DINE OUT VANCOUVER CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF EXCEPTIONAL FOOD AND DRINK:   WildTale plunges…

FAIR DINKUM: CAFÉ MEDINA SAYS ‘G’DAY MATE’ BY HOSTING AUSTRALIA DAY WINE DINNER AS PART OF 2017 DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL

    Exclusive Event Pairs Select Wines Hailing from Australia’s Most Famous Wine-Producing Regions with Eclectic Five-Course Feast   Café Medina owner Robbie Kane is inviting guests to take a trip down under by hosting an exclusive Australia Day Wine Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. as part of the 2017 Dine Out Vancouver…

#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

We’re publishing our list a day early this week because we don’t want you to miss a thing that’s happening this week:     7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site   The Butcher & Bullock Beer Club presents the Angry Jäger Ale Cask Night   FlyOver…

#FridayFavourites November 18 – 25

    She’s Baaaaack! VTSL presents Christmas Queen 3 – The Bachelorette Edition   West Coast Christmas Show Launches this Friday featuring Pokemon Sun & Pokemon Moon   Smash + Tess collaborates with charity partner on the launch of new additions to their dreamwear collection for the holidays   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria partners with Mealshare to…

THANKS A MILLION: MEALSHARE MARKS MILESTONE BY REACHING COMPLETION OF ‘ROAD TO ONE MILLION’ MEALS CAMPAIGN

  Non-Profit Organization Celebrates One Million Meals Provided to Youth In Need Across Canada, 2016 Social Enterprise of the Year Award Win   Mealshare, a national non-profit organization on a mission to end youth hunger, is celebrating the culmination of its ‘Road to One Million’ meals campaign, which counted down to the one-millionth meal the charity has…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening November 4 – 11

  Jonny Staub from Virgin Radio and TDIAO welcome 60 dogs from California – to be rescued November 6th by pre-approved families.   FlyOver Canada Flight Ride Experience   SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   SWINE MEETS WINE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SUNDAY SUPPER…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you… …

MOVEMBERS ONLY: CAFÉ MEDINA RELEASES LIMITED ‘FRONT OF THE LINE’ SPOTS TO RAISE FUNDS, AWARENESS FOR MOVEMBER MOVEMENT

 Brunch Hotspot Serves Up Three Time Slots Per Day By Donation Throughout November With All Proceeds To Benefit “Movember” Global Men’s Health Movement   While Café Medina normally operates under a strict no-reservations policy, the beloved downtown brunch institution will allow locals and visitors alike a golden opportunity to skip the line and book tables for…

#FridayFavourites – some great ideas for June 3 – 9

  Lucky’s Doughnuts Packs A Punch on  National Doughnut Day: Friday, June 3   Wine Dinner – at Latab, featuring BC Wines, Lock & Worth, Nichol   Cien Boutique pop – up shop Saturday June 4 at OPUS Hotel Lounge   BEACH BAY CAFÉ KNOWS HOW TO PARTY: ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION INTRODUCES DAILY BRUNCH, SPECIAL…

CREW D’ÉTAT: CAFÉ MEDINA MANAGER JENNA BRISCOE BESTOWED WITH SERVICE ALL-STAR NOD AT VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Briscoe Among Five Singled Out for Industry Excellence at 27th Annual Awards Gala   A longtime fixture at Café Medina, manager Jenna Briscoe was honoured among a standing-room-only crowd of industry peers with a coveted Service All-Star designation at the 2016 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Originally from Alberta, Briscoe began her career in the restaurant industry in…

#FridayFavourites – what to do this weekend and the week ahead

  East Side Beer Fest 2016   Take a Walk on the Road to Dublin starting March 1   UVA WINE & COCKTAIL BAR LAUNCHES NEW  WORLD CLASS HAPPY HOUR     Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up   VIDF – Provocatively Sensuous Foutrement   Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra’s   International Artists – Local Dance…

#TasteofThursday Roasted Oyster Mushroom Frittata

  Roasted Oyster Mushroom Frittata with Marinated Tomatoes and Baby Greens Chef Deniz Tarakcioglu, Cafe Medina    Serves 6 Ingredients 1.5 lbs Oyster Mushrooms, stems trimmed (or substitute with your favourite mushroom) 100 g Shallots, thinly sliced 5 cloves Garlic, finely chopped 1 bunch Parsley, chopped coarsely 100 g Soft Goat Cheese 1 stalk Fresh…

Writer, Blocked: a benefit for Michael White

NIGHT FOR WHITE: CAFÉ MEDINA AND COMPANY HOST “WRITER, BLOCKED: A BENEFIT FOR MICHAEL WHITE” FUNDRAISER MARCH 9   Proceeds from Ticket Sales, Silent Auction to Support Local Journalist Diagnosed with Rare Disorder Luminaries from the hospitality and media industries are banding together to support one of their own at Café Medina on Wednesday, Mar…

It’s almost Valentine’s Day – Don’t Panic

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but not to worry we have you covered with some of our favourite ways to enjoy time with your sweetheart.   In classical mythology, Cupid (Latin Cupido, meaning “desire”) is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection. He is often portrayed as the son of the love goddess Venus…

SPECIAL SUNDAY DINNER – CAFÉ MEDINA

LOVE BITES: CELEBRATE “ANTI-VALENTINE’S DAY” FEB. 14 WITH A SPECIAL SUNDAY DINNER SERVICE AT CAFÉ MEDINA   Buck the Trend and Take Heart with Live Music and a Five-Course Gourmet Meal Featuring Café Medina’s Trademark Mediterranean-Inspired Cuisine   This year, flip the script on all the hearts, flowers and unmet expectations and join Café Medina to celebrate…

Café Medina Partners with Mealshare to Celebrate International Waffle Day March 25

No Waffling on Café Medina’s Commitment to Local Community Through Restaurant’s Support of Mealshare’s “Buy One, Give One” Outreach Program   Vancouver’s beloved brunch institution, Café Medina, is set to mark International Waffle Day on Wednesday, March 25 by partnering with local charity Mission Possible through the Mealshare program to provide meals to those in need in local Vancouver communities. For every one…

CAFÉ MEDINA SENDS HEARTS AFLUTTER WITH SPECIAL VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE

Daytime Restaurant Paints the Town Red with One-night-only, Multi-course Menu on Feb. 14   here’s even more to love about Café Medina on Sat., Feb. 14, as the breakfast, lunch and daily brunch hotspot hosts an exclusive, five-course Valentine’s Dinner at 7:30 p.m. at its new location in the Library District of downtown Vancouver.Whether it’s for a romantic rekindling…