The Vancouver Wheelmen Vintage Cruiser Ride will bring out the treasures of bicycles in Vancouver. Vintage bikes are cool, elegant with detailed craftsmanship and just a pleasure to see on the road. If you have 1974 bike or older check out The 7th Annual Vancouver Wheelman Vintage-Only Cruiser Ride July 5 from 12 – 8 starts … Read moreVintage Cruiser Ride
Indulge your summer sweet tooth! July is an extra-special month for Faubourg Paris due to two holidays close to its heart: Canada Day (July 1) and Bastille Day (July 14). A French-focused Canadian company, Faubourg relishes the opportunity to celebrate both countries with mouthwatering feature flavours, available for a limited time only. Canada Day specials, available today and tomorrow at … Read moreFaubourg Paris celebrates Canada Day
The olive oil we carry from Le Cooperative de Clermont L’Herault is a field blend, and is an AOC. It will have the AOC varieties in the blend… from memory that will be a mixture of aglandau, picholine, lucques, verdale and possibly negrette. In the massive freeze of ’56, many or most olive trees and … Read moreTHE FRENCH OLIVE OIL. A BRIEF LOVE STORY.
As the warm, sunny weather of summer approaches, everyone is scattering from their homeland to go on holidays, take a beach vacation and just get some overall R&R. So where are we going with this? You’ll notice that people switch into vacation mode, which could mean fewer eyes on social media, less attention on … Read moreSummer Social Media Slow Down
Most people outgrow the desire to name inanimate objects. As children, we name our stuffed animals, dolls, and sometimes our shoes & dresses. Some adults continue to do so. I’ve recently overheard a young women calling her #ChristianLouboutins, Pricilla, while her friend chatted about ‘’ Betty’’[referring to her #Docle&Gabbana jumpsuit] about as emotional … Read moreWho’s in YOUR CLOSET?
“From error to error, one discovers truth” ~ Sigmund Freud The best things in life are mistakes; they shake our world and show us how to live our truth. I’ve been stumbling through mistake after mistake along my journey and I have uncovered parts of my soul I normally wouldn’t have had … Read moreThe Power of Mistakes
“OYSTER BOB” SKINNER JOINS ALL-STAR TEAM AT BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR, OPENING SOON Famed international shucker “Oyster Bob” Skinner is the latest industry veteran to bolster the ranks of an already talented roster assembled at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, which is set to open at the iconic Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver in mid-July. “Oyster Bob”, who … Read moreFamed international shucker “Oyster Bob” Skinner
The Vancouver Foodster Flatbread Challenge was successful featuring 6 flatbread creations in this challenge from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their flatbread on their menu from June 4-26, 2014. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process … Read moreVancouver Foodster Flatbread Challenge Award Winners
Black Hills Estate Winery is pleased to release the newest vintages for our “Cellar Hand” tier of wines. In fact, the 2012 Cellarhand White just won the Gold Medal at the All Canadian Wine Championships.As you may know, the grapes for these wines come from the same hand-tended vineyards carefully managed by their Vineyard team on Black Sage … Read moreBlack Hills Estate Winery newest vintages
With the first days of summer upon us and Canada Day fast approaching, its time to celebrate with some of BC’s finest offerings. Such was the case at the Long Table Distillery – www.longtabledistillery.com – this past Monday with a celebration of Canada’s national drink; the Caesar. Not long ago we were using just the basic … Read moreLong Table Distilleries & Walter Caesar Mix