Vancouver Welcomes the Aurora Winter Festival this Holiday Season

North Pole-inspired interactive festival to take place at Concord Pacific Place   The Aurora Winter Festival today released renderings confirming the large-scale interactive holiday experience will open this November at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. The family-friendly festival will offer elements inspired by the North Pole including mystical characters, captivating light displays, ice-skating on a frozen … Read moreVancouver Welcomes the Aurora Winter Festival this Holiday Season

The Italian Kitchen moves house to new Burrard Street location

  If you were a fan of the old Italian Kitchen on Alberni Street, and who wasn’t, you will love, love, love The Italian Kitchen now located on Burrard Street between Robson and Smithe Streets. White tablecloths and elegant table settings pair perfectly with the tasteful Mediterranean decor. Anchored by an impressive bar to the … Read moreThe Italian Kitchen moves house to new Burrard Street location

The Final recap of Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – 23 Last Minute Ideas

Last minute shoppers this is for you! Get your rear in gear and start shopping. We have a whole list of ideas for everyone on your list. This is our final recap of all the great suggestions for Christmas gift giving 2017.With special thanks to all those companies, Chefs, wineries and shops who provided samples … Read moreThe Final recap of Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – 23 Last Minute Ideas

Playing with Holiday Stuffing – Chef Buchanan Tulalip Resort Casino

  Holiday Stuffing: My Way   Chef David Buchanan, Blackfish Wild Salmon Grill, Tulalip Resort Casino Serves 10 Pro tips & hacks for traditional Turkey Stuffing Most people love the holiday season. It’s all about getting together with friends and family to share a traditional meal, which brings back memories of seasons past. Chefs and … Read morePlaying with Holiday Stuffing – Chef Buchanan Tulalip Resort Casino

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Shelter Point Distillery Whisky

  This past fall I had the opportunity to tour and have a whisky tasting at Shelter Point Distillery in Oyster River on Vancouver Island. Located about half way between Courtenay and Campbell River just off the Old Island Highway and situated on the former UBC research farmlands. It is a beautiful setting and is … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Shelter Point Distillery Whisky

Aura Restaurant shines with new look at Nita Lake Lodge 

Lakeside restaurant launches refreshed design for the winter season Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler’s only lakeside boutique hotel, is thrilled to introduce a new concept for Aura Restaurant, the lodge’s signature dining room. Following in Cure Lounge & Patio’s footsteps with a complete makeover, Aura reopened this week to welcome in the winter season. Again working … Read moreAura Restaurant shines with new look at Nita Lake Lodge 

Holiday Morning Frittata Break recipe from Tulalip Resort Casino Executive Chef Perry Mascitti

  Holiday Morning Frittata Break     (shhhh…only seven ingredients) Serves 4-6 Executive Chef Perry Mascitti, Tulalip Resort Casino (and Junior Chef Brandon) Let me tell you about a cinnamon roll tradition along with a super-simple seven-ingredient morning breakfast dish that is warm and comforting for your friends and family. We all have our holiday … Read moreHoliday Morning Frittata Break recipe from Tulalip Resort Casino Executive Chef Perry Mascitti

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mirabel Vineyards

  If you love BC wine as much as we do we’re sure you have a list of your favourites that you want to have on hand for serving to your guests and to give to friends. Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions would not be complete without adding the superb wines of  Mirabel Vineyards to … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mirabel Vineyards

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Earls Cookbook

  A cookbook, how about that? As the co-founders of Earls, we’re delighted to be able to share all of these wonderful recipes with you. And we’re happy to see so many stories from our first thirty-four years, as well as surprised that they’re so interest-ing . . . we thought we ran a pretty tight … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Earls Cookbook