OPUS Hotel unveils artist Cathy High’s new Love Me exterior art installation 

  Boutique Yaletown hotel celebrates 15th anniversary with local artists and brands   OPUS Hotel Vancouver celebrates its 15th anniversary with a new external art wall piece ‘Love Me’ by local artist Cathy High, as part of a continuing Opus Loves Local community-based initiative. High wanted to use OPUS Hotel’s exterior wall to bring some love…

La Pentola Welcomes Back its Family Supper Series 

Celebrate “All Things Piedmont” with a nine-course feast on February 19 Yaletown’s Italian-inspired culinary gem, La Pentola will be celebrating “All things Piedmont” at its next Family Supper Series on February 19. Chef Travis McCord has created a special nine-course menu ($65pp) in homage to the historic Italian region, which is known for its rich…

Taste of Yaletown event brings a fresh approach with Sharing & Pairing menu 

  YBIA announces 12th annual dining event and reveals participating restaurants    The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is excited to announce the 12th annual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a two-week dining event showcasing unique dishes from 31 restaurants in the neighbourhood. This year’s popular dining event will run from October 13 – 27th, bringing…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening September 23 to 30

  A SECOND MUSICAL BLOODBATH HAS NEVER BEEN MORE CATCHY   Pacific Theatre presents  A GOOD WAY OUT by Cara Norrish   The Chan Centre Launches its Exhilarating 2016/17 Season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue   Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents Trump Card – Winner Takes All   Colin Mochrie, Canadian Comedy Icon, Returns to Vancouver for…

Style meets substance for La Pentola’s fabulous new look for fall 

  Local art and new seasonal menus celebrate restaurant refresh at Yaletown’s OPUS Hotel Locals and visitors alike are falling in love with La Pentola’s new artistic addition to the Yaletown restaurant’s exterior wall. La Pentola restaurant, situated in the heart of OPUS Hotel, unveils its new logo and menus with a fun and funky…

SCOTIABANK PASSIONS FALL EVENT – A GALA THAT CARES

  Tickets on sale now for the 13th annual Scotiabank Passions Gala, benefiting the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation For the 13th year in a row, Scotiabank Passions – a benefit for the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation is a landmark culinary event that raises much needed funds for the cutting edge work and care for which the foundation is…

New wine director Christopher McFadden joins the La Pentola team 

Yaletown’s OPUS Hotel Vancouver welcomes experienced sommelier Christopher McFadden   OPUS Hotel Vancouver is pleased to announce the appointment of Ontario-native Christopher McFadden as the new wine director of the hotel’s award-winning Italian restaurant La Pentola. McFadden brings passion and enthusiasm to La Pentola’s wine program and focuses on education as a key part of…

Catch the Kissmas Spirit with the Yaletown BIA  

First annual Yaletown Kissmas helps local revelers feel the love this holiday season     ‘Tis the season to catch the Kissmas spirit. With the holidays in full swing, locals can join the Yaletown Business Improvement Association for a one-night Christmas pop-up, in the heart of Yaletown. On Saturday, December 19, head down to Bill Curtis…

Daniel Burke joins the La Pentola team

New general manager announced for Yaletown’s award-winning La Pentola restaurant Daniel Burke joins the La Pentola team at Vancouver’s boutique OPUS Hotel  Yaletown’s OPUS Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Burke as the new General Manager of the boutique hotel’s award-winning Italian restaurant La Pentola. Burke joins the La Pentola team from Chinatown’s…

CHEFMEETSBCGRAPE Signature Tasting Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 7 PM

Arts Club Theatre Company and Wines of British Columbia present  CHEFMEETSBCGRAPE Signature Tasting   The Arts Club and Wines of British Columbia will host the 11th annual ChefmeetsBCGrape Signature Tasting on September 16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre East. Up to 90 BC VQA wineries will pour in excess of 350 wines at this fun…

OPUS Bar is Yaletown’s hippest coffee hangout by day and sophisticated social spot by night

Bar at boutique OPUS Hotel shows a lot of love for local products \Day or night, coffee or cocktails? Whatever the occasion OPUS Bar, situated in the lobby of the OPUS Hotel, is Yaletown’s hottest new drinks destination. “We’re pleased to add an extra option for guests and a cozy corner for locals to enjoy a fantastic…

La Pentola Famiglia Supper Series, February 22

Take a Trip to the Butcher with La Pentola’s Famiglia Supper Series Who: Inspired by eighth-generation butcher Dario Cecchini, whose shop in Panzano draws crowds from all over the world, Northern Italian restaurant La Pentola has collaborated with Windsor Meats to create sumptuous dishes reflective of a visit to the neighborhood butcher.What: Hosted by Chef Lucais Syme, La Pentola invites you to experience the first Famiglia Supper…

La Pentola Famiglia Supper Series

The How, What, Why, When and Where   What :: On Sunday July 27th, join La Pentola della Quercia at 6:00pm to dine alla famiglia style at a communal table with your neighbours and friends. Experience the Mediterranean as La Pentola takes you on a journey through Sicily with the July Famiglia Supper Series, hosted by Chef Lucais Syme…

La Pentola della Quercia

  Awarded the Silver medal for Best New Restaurant 2013  by Vancouver magazine, La Pentola della Quercia delivers a glorious performance with their Dine Out Vancouver Festival menu.  Chef Lucais Syme hits all the marks with his northern Italian inspired menu, highlighting the diversity of farm to table ingredients that discerning Vancouver diners have come to…

Staying on The Canada Line

For those of us who travel over from Vancouver Island we can easily hop on a plane thanks to Pacific Coastal Airlines and Harbour Air service to either YVR, and the free shuttle to The Canada Line, or direct to Vancouver harbour and the opposite end of The Canada Line at Waterfront Station.