SABRINE, SUPREME: UVA & CIBO BAR MANAGER SABRINE DHALIWAL CROWNED BARTENDER OF THE YEAR AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Award-Winning International Bartending Talent Becomes Only Third Woman in 28-year History of Awards to Claim Prestigious Title of Best Behind the Pine UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar and Cibo Trattoria Bar Manager Sabrine Dhaliwal truly shook things up at the 28th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards last night as she was singled out for the prestigious…

SAVVY VOLPE: OSTERIA SAVIO VOLPE BESTOWED WITH COVETED BEST NEW RESTAURANT CROWN AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

Rustic Fraserhood Hotspot’s ‘Thoughtful Rendition of Italian Farmhouse Modern’ Also Earns Restaurant, Ste. Marie Art and Design a Silver Designation For Best New Design   The staff at Osteria Savio Volpe are toasting a true celebrazione after the popular Fraserhood mainstay was singled out last night for Best New Restaurant honours and a silver for Best New…

TRIPLE THREAT: L’ABATTOIR WINS TRIO OF AWARDS AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

 L’Abattoir’s Signature Modern French Cuisine Earns Restaurant Gold in ‘Best Gastown/Railtown’, Silver In ‘Best French’ Categories, and Sommelier of the Year for Lisa Haley at Prestigious Annual Awards   The L’Abattoir team has plenty of reasons to celebrate today after the Gastown hotspot won gold for Best Gastown/Railtown, silver for Best French, and Wine Director/Assistant General Manager Lisa Haley…

BEST OF THE BRUNCH: CAFÉ MEDINA EARNS INAUGURAL BEST BRUNCH ACCOLADE AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Prestigious Award Reaffirms Restaurant’s Reputation as City’s Leading Brunch Destination What might be the worst-kept secret among local and visiting diners was confirmed once again last night when Café Medina was singled out for the inaugural Best Brunch award at the 28th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Ever since it first opened in 2008,…

FULL HAAS: THOMAS HAAS CHOCOLATES AND PÂTISSERIE WINS INAUGURAL BEST BAKERY NOD AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Renowned Pâtissier’s Prestigious New Accolade Marks Five Straight Wins and 14th Overall Trophy Collected at the Annual Awards Ceremony Since 2001 Internationally-acclaimed pâtissier and chocolatier Thomas Haas continued his delicious winning tradition at the 28th edition of the annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards last night when his namesake cafés claimed the inaugural Best Bakery…

Vancouver Magazine awards Hawksworth Restaurant ‘Best Upscale’ for the sixth consecutive year

  28th Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards Gold, Best Upscale Restaurant  Held yesterday at the Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver Magazine announced the results of their revered 2017 Annual Restaurant Awards. Hawksworth Restaurant is honoured to have received Gold in the category of ‘Best Upscale Dining’ for the 6th consecutive year. “[Hawksworth] continues to perfect a mélange of imaginative food, an…

TOPTABLE GROUP RECOGNIZED WITH MULTIPLE HONOURS AT 28TH ANNUAL VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Blue Water Cafe, CinCin Ristorante, Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar, and Bar Oso Win Awards of Excellence  Likened to the Oscars of the hospitality industry, the 28th Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards saluted excellence and leadership in over 40 categories yesterday. A panel of 18 expert judges made the ‘Best of’ calls with the winners being…

PETITS FOUR: THOMAS HAAS WEARS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF OF THE YEAR CROWN AT 2016 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Renowned Pâtissier Celebrates Five Wins in Six Years Overall Since Award’s Inception in 2011   In what has become something of a delicious tradition, renowned chocolatier and pâtissier Thomas Haas was named Pastry Chef of the Year for the fourth consecutive time at the 2016 edition of the annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards ceremony last…

FIT FOR A KING: ROYAL DINETTE CROWNED BEST NEW RESTAURANT AT ANNUAL VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

    Locavore-forward Restaurant’s Founding Chef/Owner David Gunawan Also Anointed Chef of the Year at Annual Awards Gala   Marking its eighth month of authentic, farm-to-table fare in fine style, Royal Dinette was crowned Best New Restaurant last night at the 27th annual edition of the prestigious Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, while its founding chef and…

Vancouver Magazine #TBT

The Wines of the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards Food was certainly the focus for the day at the recent Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards held at the Sheraton Wall Centre, but there is no doubt that wine won the award for best supporting role. Some of BC’s best wineries poured their wines, which pair up so…

BEST OF CLASS: BITTERED SLING’S LAUREN MOTE CROWNED 2015 DIAGEO WORLD CLASS CANADA BARTENDER OF THE YEAR

It’s been a banner year for Lauren Mote, as the Bittered Sling Bitters co-proprietor and UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar manager was just crowned the 2015 Canadian Bartender of the Year in Canada’s biggest and most celebrated bartending competition, Diageo World Class Canada. Hot on the heels of her Bartender of the Year award at the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards…

Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards

The 26th Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards just took place at the Sheraton Wall Centre. It was a wonderful afternoon of sampling bites prepared by the best of Vancouver’s chefs as well as sampling great BC wines to accompany them. Vancouver is home to over 500 restaurants and half of these were nominated for awards…

Hawksworth Restaurant Awarded Best Upscale Restaurant For Fourth Consecutive Year

  26th Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards   Gold, Best Upscale Restaurant  Sommelier of the Year: Bryant Mao    Vancouver, BC (April 22, 2015) – For the fourth year running, the team at Hawksworth Restaurant was honoured yesterday with ‘Gold’ for Best Upscale Restaurant at the annual Vancouver Magazine Awards. Also recognized was Hawksworth’s Wine…

Wolf in the Fog named Best Vancouver Island at the 2015 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards

  Wolf in the Fog named Best Vancouver Island at the 2015 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards Wolf in the Fog is honoured to take gold in Vancouver Magazine’s Best Other Vancouver Island category. Held at the Sheraton Wall Centre yesterday evening, the 26th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards reinforce Wolf in the Fog’s position as Vancouver Island’s leading…

Lauren Mote Named Bartender of the Year at 26th Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards

BEST IN SHOW: LAUREN MOTE NAMED BARTENDER OF THE YEAR AT 26TH ANNUAL VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS Bartender, Sommelier and International Spirits Diplomat Becomes Only Second Woman To Claim Prestigious Award   Bittered Sling Bitters co-proprietor and UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar manager Lauren Mote celebrated her 33rd birthday in fine style last night at the 2015 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards,…