Put on Your Chef’s Hat and Learn with H2 Rotisserie & Bar’s Culinary Classes

  H2 Rotisserie & Bar welcomes fall with the launch of its culinary classes to help guests and Vancouver locals get crafty in the kitchen. These sessions are designed for both beginners and savvy home cooks looking to expand their repertoires with H2 chefs’ favourite contemporary and traditional dishes. Led by Executive Chef Kamal Silva,…

All Hands on Deck for Wine for Waves

Once again Naramata Bench Wineries Association (NBWA) sets sail to Vancouver to present Wine for Waves, April 28. It’s like a landlocked regatta of BC’s best wineries paired with sustainable seafood prepared by some of the finest chefs with all proceeds to benefit Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program. “Since the first event in 2013, Wine…

Need Some Inspiration? Attend Winspiration Day Vancouver!

Looking for some inspiration? We have an event for you! What is Winspiration Day? Winspiration Day is an annual, globally celebrated day dedicated to wellness and personal power, which occurs each year on May 7th. This is the second consecutive year that Winspiration Day will be celebrated in Vancouver, and you’re invited! The first Winspiration…

Vancouver Event: Holistic Support for Stress and Fatigue

As we approach cold and flu season, many of us are interested in what we can do to naturally support our immune systems. The answer? Learn about herbal medicine and holistic support for stress and fatigue! In this timely and helpful event hosted by Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre and curated by local medicinal herbalist Katolen Yardley,…

Superfoods: Packing a Nutritional Punch

Event Information Want to learn more about superfoods and how they can improve your overall health and well-being? Led by naturopath Dr. Katie Leah and holistic nutritionist Keyrsten McEwan, this highly informative talk will educate attendees on the healing power and preventative nature of superfoods. Expect Q & A, as well as a variety of locally prepared,…

The Art of Self-Love with Catherine Roscoe Barr

We’re officially kicking off November at Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre with an inspiring and educational talk on self-love by wellness warrior and speaker Catherine Roscoe Barr of The Life Delicious! About the Event During this talk, we’ll explore the convergence of three practices vital to self-love: Self-nurturing: how to prioritize rituals for brain hygiene, movement and…

The 25th Annual Port and Chocolate Tasting Event

  Last Thursday Liberty Wines held another of its ongoing events that support local charities. This time it was a milestone 25th Annual Port and Chocolate Tasting Event featuring some of world’s best Port and Dessert wines, and world-class chocolatiers from BC. All proceeds from their signature “Tasting-in-the-Park” event went to benefit the Vancouver Rowing…

Your Role in Cancer Prevention

Cancer Prevention at Integrative Led by Dr. Lawrence Chan and Dr. Alex Chan, this Vancouver event will focus on cancer prevention, as well as the integrative cancer philosophy of the Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre’s cancer program. Expect Q & A, as well as a variety of locally prepared, healthy snacks from Earth’s Choice. Book your seat(s)…

The 24th Annual SiWC Writers’ Contest in BACK!

Ladies and gentlemen…start your pencils! The 24th annual Surrey International Writers’ Conference Writing Contest is now underway. Writers’ Contest This year, this annual, local, and beloved contest is focused on short fiction with a Storyteller’s Award. Why should you enter? Maybe because first prize is $1000, publication, and more! The contest deadline is Friday, September…

Earthsave Sponsors Dairy-Free Living Event

As residents of Vancouver become increasingly more health conscious and collectively inch closer to adopting new green initiatives and firm environmental standpoints, the demand for public education grows, too. One such area of interest, is dairy-free living. Dairy-Free Living Earthsave Canada has decided to step-up and meet public demand, offering a half day course that includes…

Dine Around Thompson Okanagan 2016 final days

If you move quickly, you might still find some seating available at one of the many restaurants participating in this great initiative of the British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association (BCRFA) and Wines of British Columbia. (And now BC Craft Brewers Guild.) Renamed and expanded to include menus paired with craft beer and spirits as well…

Tasting Plates – Kitsilano West

As autumn fog rolls in and the leaves create a beautiful mosaic along our sidewalks, a small group of us welcomed the crisp air with another edition of Tasting Plates Vancouver in Kitsilano. We began our evening with delightful cups of coffee and desserts from Essentia Café. Presented beautifully and with intention, the light mango…

Long After the Finale, Chefs Celebrate Canadian Culinary Championships

The last melodic notes from the Gold Medal Plates Canadian Culinary Championships’ gala in Kelowna muted weeks ago and the participating chefs continue to celebrate the occasion. For some time to come, everyone who attended will be humming the tunes by entertainers Barney Bentall, Spirit of the West front men Geoffrey Kelly and John Mann…

Festival of Lights at VanDusen Gardens

There is nothing more romantic and stunning than a million “stars” shining through raindrops that trickle off your umbrella. Yes, Vancouvers rain season is back but that shouldn’t stop you from  embracing the beauty of the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Gardens. It’s been 30 years and they’re still going strong! Take a stroll through…