Rosé Smackdown at Marquis Wine Cellar

“Bright, Fresh, Refreshing, Pristine, Alive, Vibrant!”   These are the words from Michael Bartier of B&S wines, that describe” its not just the wines from the Okanagan but the Okanagan itself.” Marquis Wine Cellar was the venue for the second annual Rosé Smack Down with Michael Bartier in one corner defending the 2011 Haywire Rosé … Read moreRosé Smackdown at Marquis Wine Cellar

Temper Chocolate Pastry serves up sweet summer offerings

  Since opening the doors of its stylish store earlier this year, Temper Chocolate Pastry has fast become a go-to spot for people seeking exceptional sweet and savoury culinary confections.   With everything from light pastries to cream-filled truffles, to specialty cakes and daily made artisan sandwiches, Temper serves up more than one reason to pop by for … Read moreTemper Chocolate Pastry serves up sweet summer offerings

CMHC – Expect BC Housing Prices to rise

Demand for housing in British Columbia is expected to increase this year and next, driven by employment growth and an increasing population, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The average price for home sales across the province is forecast at $550,400 in 2014, with an increase in higher-end real estate sales. The … Read moreCMHC – Expect BC Housing Prices to rise

Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship

World’s Top Female Athletes will Showcase Skills at  International Fastpitch Championship  Tournament runs July 11 – 21 in Surrey  It’s that time of year when softball teams either go hard or go home! The Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship takes place from July 11 – 21, 2014 as athletes gather at three locations in Surrey: Softball City, Cloverdale Athletic Park and … Read moreCanadian Open Fastpitch International Championship

Hart House Welcomes New Chef Michael Genest     

Hart House at Deer Lake is pleased to announce that Michael Genest has taken on the role of Executive Chef at the Burnaby restaurant. Mike is homegrown talent: he grew up in North Vancouver’s Deep Cove neighbourhood and studied at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. As a student he supplemented his formal training with … Read moreHart House Welcomes New Chef Michael Genest     

OPUS HOTEL SHINES WITH NEW SUMMER IN THE CITY PACKAGE

OPUS HOTEL SHINES WITH NEW SUMMER IN THE CITY PACKAGE Have fun in the sun with Vancouver’s most vibrant boutique hotel   Its time to slip on the shades and head to the chic and stylish OPUS Hotel in Vancouver for someOPUS-style summertime fun. The Summer in the City package starting from $399, valid now until September 15, 2014 celebrates the best of the city’s … Read moreOPUS HOTEL SHINES WITH NEW SUMMER IN THE CITY PACKAGE

Chapters/Indigo Hosts Local Author Jennifer Browne

After 3 years of writing, editing, searching, and finally publishing, Jennifer Browne will sign her newly released book this Saturday, June 7th at the Chapters bookstore in Langley, BC. Her debut book, Happy Healthy Gut, which was released this January by Skyhorse Publishing (NY), discusses her journey from digestive hell to health. She shares not … Read moreChapters/Indigo Hosts Local Author Jennifer Browne

Faubourg Paris celebrates sunshine with June feature item

With our city’s statuesque skyline already basking in sunshine, summer’s official June 21st start date seems something of a moot point. Faubourg Paris, Vancouver’s trio of elegant and authentic French boulangerie pâtisseries, is welcoming the warm weather with seasonal delicacies to titillate taste buds and delight the eye, so stock up on your favourite feature items before month’s end to avoid missing … Read moreFaubourg Paris celebrates sunshine with June feature item

Vancouver’s Italian Day on The Drive

All things ‘Made in Italy’ set to take over Commercial Drive  Italy’s Classic Style Returns to Vancouver’s Italian Day on The Drive Sunday, June 8, 2014   Vancouverites are getting ready for one of the biggest displays of all things Italian outside Italy, as Commercial Drive will be transformed on Sunday, June 8 for the 5th Annual Italian Day. As one of Vancouver’s most celebrated cultural … Read moreVancouver’s Italian Day on The Drive

Supper Club Supper Pop-Up Trendy

What I love about running The Italian Supper Club is the unexpected location, the unpredictable results and the joy of seeing people love the food I prepare.   I cook without recipes and I only follow my memories. Memories of my mom being around the kitchen. I am Italian and la cucina (kitchen) for us … Read moreSupper Club Supper Pop-Up Trendy

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