Second Annual Science of Cocktails Raises $240,000 for Class Field Trips to Science World

  I’m fascinated with cocktails, and the talented people who make them. There’s an art, a mystery to these concoctions. And of course, there’s science – and the second annual Science of Cocktails brought all of these elements together in an event that exceeded everyone’s expectations. A record-breaking crowd of 1500 thirsty cocktail lovers and…

Celebrate the season with the Goodridge & Williams “12 Drinks of Christmas”

  Add some Shaun Layton-created craft cocktails to your holiday repertoire  Goodridge & Williams Handcrafted Spirits is celebrating the holiday season with the 12 Drinks of Christmas, a series of cocktail-making videos filmed with Vancouver bartending icon Shaun Layton. Using BC handcrafted spirits from the Goodridge & Williams portfolio like Sid’s Vodka, Tempo Renovo Gin,…

Juniper Welcomes New Bar Manager: Max Borrowman

  Rising bar star moves up Main Street to lead the Juniper team Juniper Kitchen + Bar is pleased to announce the appointment of Bar Manager Max Barrowman.   A native of the Okanagan, Max learned his trade first in Kelowna and honed his skills at The Lobby Lounge of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Vancouver…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ League’s Bar & Lounge Introduces Winning Slate of Cocktails

   This fall, Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) engages in its own election parody with Trump Card – Winner Takes All playing Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, September 28 through November 19 at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Requisite for any high-stakes game is a well-stocked bar with great cocktails to celebrate the winners…

Vancouver’s Best Brunch is at Glowbal at TELUS Garden

  Glowbal Restaurant Group is excited to announce that its flagship location, Glowbal at TELUS Garden, is bringing back Vancouver’s best brunch. Making its mark on the Vancouver brunch scene for nearly 15 years, starting each brunch with famed complimentary mini doughnuts and fruit smoothie shooters, guests can now enjoy these along with a delicious…

Seven Days. Three Ingredients. One way to give back.

  Negroni Week supports local charities, including the BCHF Negroni Week takes place at various venues across BC and the world from June 6-12, 2016, with a portion of proceeds going to charity. Several restaurants and bars in Vancouver have designated the BC Hospitality Foundation as their charity of choice, including The Cascade Room, CinCin Ristorante + Bar, Distillery Bar…

#TasteofThursday seasonal cocktail recipes

Today we’ve decided to shake things up a bit and we’ve added some extra love to our #TasteofThursday feature with four great seasonal cocktail recipes from Tacofino’s Julia Diakow.  Enjoy!       ‘Gold Rush’ Ingredients: ¾ oz Pisco Gobernador ¼ oz Triple Sec ½ oz Lemon Juice 1/3 oz Giffard Grapefruit Syrup 2 oz Jaume…

Salute! to #NegroniWeek

While Negroni Week was first presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari in 2013, I hadn’t heard about it until this year. What a great idea to celebrate one of the great classic cocktails while raising money for charitable causes around the world. “From 2013 to 2014, Negroni Week grew from more than 100 participating bars…