This is definitely not your parent’s Keg Steakhouse

Actually it was known as The Keg & Cleaver back in the days when your parents were looking for steak and a night out. Originally a single location restaurant on the North Shore started in 1971. Now it’s one of the most recognizable steakhouses with multiple locations in the Lower Mainland and Whistler. I admit I…

Tableau Bar Bistro launches new Spring/Summer menu

Warm weather fare returns to Coal Harbour’s award-winning restaurant     With warm weather upon us, Tableau Bar Bistro is pleased to announce a brand new French-inspired spring/summer menu – now available for lunch and dinner. Created by Head Chef Dan Vichitthavong, the new French-meets-west coast menu will include seasonal Fruits der Mer including the Petit Plateau (a two tier seafood tower) with…

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining, According to OpenTable Diners

Restaurants spanning five provinces recognized as top outdoor dining destinations   As we approach the first official day of summer and prime season for patio dining, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today unveiled the 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Canada for 2018. The…

The Dancing on the Edge Festival Returns for its  landmark 30th Anniversary

Festival of Contemporary Dance takes centre stage July 5 to 14     The Dancing on the Edge Festival is Canada’s longest running festival of contemporary dance, taking place July 5 -14, 2018 at various venues in Vancouver.  Festival Founder and Producer Donna Spencer is excited to announce that this year’s DOTE showcases over thirty…

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall – MascallDance

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall MascallDance July 4,6,7 and 10,11,13,14, 2018 Vancouver’s prolific Isadora Award-winner Jennifer Mascall hits the stage with a new choreographic work OW, aimed at cracking open the relationship between sound and movement. Enter the wild world of OW – by turns loud, tender, explosive and hilarious, a realm where unpredictability is…

Museum of Vancouver Invites Urbanites to Reflect on the Environment with – Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives –

Co-produced with Nature Vancouver in celebration of its centenary, New Exhibition Challenges Visitors to Explore and Engage with the Natural World   The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) and Nature Vancouver proudly present the illuminating exhibition, Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives, on display from June 28, 2018 to September 2019. This exhibition…

Vancouver’s Premier Culinary Festival Returns with 37 Top Chefs

EAT! Vancouver introduces all new event: EAT! Fine Cognac EAT! Vancouver returns to Vancouver from November 5 to 10. More than 37 acclaimed chefs from across Canada, Los Angeles and Portland will take part in this year’s festival. This year’s EAT! Vancouver festival offers 18 events including the all-new, EAT! Fine Cognac event. Net proceeds from…

The Westin Bayshore Makes the Most of Summer in Vancouver

A poolside paradise awaits visitors and locals alike, with seasonal experiences and a special menu of delicious indulgences   You needn’t be a visitor to Vancouver to take advantage of one of the city’s greatest urban oases. The Westin Bayshore — situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains —…

Corporate Hosting, Bachelorettes, Birthday Parties, OH MY

Calling all Fashion Crews, Executive Mavens and Social Influencers: Book Your Group Experience Now The number 10 is worth celebrating. Which is why we have put together a special anniversary offer for you and your closest nine style sharpshooters. For a limited time, when you purchase 10 festival passes to the Deighton Cup, you receive…

Bel Café opens second location in Kitsilano

Tasty treats, specialty drinks and lunch-time favourites arrive in Vancouver’s Westside   Bel Café is thrilled to open the doors of its second location in Kitsilano on West 3rd Avenue at Burrard Street, inviting Vancouver’s Westside to experience the same specialty coffees and teas, fresh baked pastries and desserts, and gourmet soups, salads and sandwiches…

Provence hits the high notes at this year’s Jazz Festival

Building on the success of its regular Wednesday night (6 – 9 p.m.) Jazz performances by the Hip Pocket Trio , Provence Marinaside is set to take its commitment to providing live music one note higher by becoming an official venue of the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival which runs this year from June 22…

Knock it out of the park for Dad at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver this Father’s Day

H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge make the harbour-side resort a prime destination on Dad’s special day   The Westin Bayshore Vancouver’s H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge are superb dining destinations for visitors and locals alike. And on Sunday, June 17, they offer Dads and their families a number of…

TURNING UP THE HEAT The Downlow Chicken Shack cranks it up with Nashville Hot Chicken starting June 13th

TURNING UP THE HEAT The Downlow Chicken Shack cranks it up with Nashville Hot Chicken starting June 13th Things are about to get hotter on Vancouver’s Commercial Drive as The Downlow Chicken Shack (905 Commercial Drive) brings Southern charm and hospitality to the city with its take on Nashville Hot Chicken. The popular crispy, fried…

“Cabin Fever” at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery’s Summer 2018 Exhibition “Cabin Fever   “Cabin Fever” is a multimedia journey through the 300 year history of the cabin’s significance in North America. Replete with architectural models, photography, paintings, videos and a sizable collection of artifacts, the exhibition follows the cultural influences of a changing world on the structure and function…

We Three: a Show for Young Supporters of the Arts

Award-winning local playwright Meghan Gardiner has crafted a heartfelt show perfect for first time young playgoers at Carousel Theatre’s wee Bee Stage. We Three features colourful, gentle and expressive characters named M, E and 3 who explore themes of belonging and understanding through songs and interactive tactile experiences.  Actors CJ McGillivray, Melissa Oei and Allan…