Gambero Rosso tre bicchieri wines of Italy

For only the second time in their history the extraordinary wine tasting event Gambero Rosso – tre bicchieri World Tour came to Vancouver. In 2014 Vancouver was their only stop in Canada. This event is dedicated to presenting the best Italian wines. Launched in 1988, along with the first Gambero Rosso guide to Italian wine, Vini … Read moreGambero Rosso tre bicchieri wines of Italy

Vancouver Foodster Taco Challenge Award Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Taco Challenge was a huge success featuring 8 taco creations from restaurants around Vancouver, North Vancouver and Richmond. Each restaurant featured their taco creation from May 9-31, 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 … Read moreVancouver Foodster Taco Challenge Award Winners

Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours CONTEST

WIN 2 Tickets to Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours on June 25. How to enter: Like MyVanCity on Facebook Follow @MyVanCity on Twitter Add a comment by answering this question: Which restaurant are you most looking forward to visiting? Contest ends: June 18 Tantalize your taste buds at several Latin American restaurants all over Vancouver.  This … Read moreTasting Plates Latin American Flavours CONTEST

Hop on the Doors Open bus to explore Richmond’s arts, culture and heritage

The best of Richmond’s arts, heritage and culture will be showcased across 42 sites through Doors Open Richmond 2014 on Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8. Visitors can have a unique Doors Open Richmond experience through four themed bus tours exploring nature, faith, family and history.   On Saturday, June 7 the Nature Bus Tour will leave at 10 a.m. to … Read moreHop on the Doors Open bus to explore Richmond’s arts, culture and heritage

Cheers to the Next Generation of Beverage Superstars

The BCHF Presents Sommelier Scholarships at Van Mag Awards, Supports Bartender of the Year Prize On Tuesday, April 22 at the  Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, held at the Sheraton Wall Centre, the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF), with the sponsorship and support of Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP), presented its annual sommelier scholarships to five talented professionals currently serving in the hospitality industry. … Read moreCheers to the Next Generation of Beverage Superstars

Just less than a day for these great offers!

Take advantage of our fantastic sale on tickets for the Comox by the Sea Shellfish & Seafood Celebration   Buy 4 Get 1 Free Must be purchased by 10AM, Friday May 30th.        For each 4 pack of tickets purchased, you are automatically entered to win 1 of 3 fantastic prizes!     Don’t miss out on … Read moreJust less than a day for these great offers!

EQUIVOCATION by Bill Cain opens 2014 Howard Family Stage season at Bard on the Beach

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues the celebration of its 25th anniversary with the Shakespearean-themed drama Equivocation by celebrated American playwright and Jesuit priest Bill Cain. Presented earlier this spring at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia, Equivocation marks Bard on the Beach’s first co-production. It plays Tuesdays through Sundays in the intimate 240-seat Douglas Campbell Theatre tent, on the Howard Family Stage, from … Read moreEQUIVOCATION by Bill Cain opens 2014 Howard Family Stage season at Bard on the Beach

Wine in the Garden Debuts This Week 

Van Dusen Botanical Gardens to benefit from wine and song Summerland area wineries from the Bottleneck Drive Winery Association are packing their bags and getting ready to head to Vancouver to raise funds for one of Vancouver’s most treasured spaces. This Thursday, VanDusen Botanical Gardens will be the beautiful surroundings for the first ever Wine in the Garden fundraiser … Read moreWine in the Garden Debuts This Week 

Eat! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival CONTEST!

WIN 2 TICKETS TO EAT! VANCOUVER FOOD + COOKING FESTIVAL How to enter to win two tickets: Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Leave a comment on this post: Who do you think is the top chef?   Love MasterChef Canada? Kaila Klassen (Top 3 MasterChef Canada Season 1 home cook) & Josh Gale (Top … Read moreEat! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival CONTEST!

YVR Foodies @ Cotto Pizzeria Sunday, June 1st CONTEST

CONTEST – WIN 2 TICKETS TO YVR FOODIES! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Comment on this post: Is this the first time you have attended a YVR Foodie event?   Our June YVR Foodies event will be at the delicious Cotto Pizzeria in Burnaby with an amazing line-up of speakers and performers! Co-Owner & General … Read moreYVR Foodies @ Cotto Pizzeria Sunday, June 1st CONTEST

Bard on the Beach announcement:

BARD ON THE BEACH STUDIO STAGE NAMED FOR CITY ARTS PHILANTHROPISTS DARLENE & PAUL HOWARD   Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has announced that the stage in the Douglas Campbell Theatre tent has been named the Howard Family Stage in honour of Vancouver philanthropists Darlene and Paul Howard.   “We have watched Bard grow, always maintaining a high standard of excellence, and ever increasing … Read moreBard on the Beach announcement:

Eat! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival CONTEST

MY VAN CITY and EAT! VANCOUVER are giving away two pairs of Tickets to:       How to enter to win two tickets: Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Leave a comment on this post: Tell us which celebrity chef is your favourite and why you think they should win the Celebrity Throwdown! … Read moreEat! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival CONTEST

Once In A Lifetime Le Creuset

Limited Edition Mariner’s Star French Oven Arrives in Canada in time for Father’s Day Le Creuset is pleased to introduce as part of its Architectural Series, a limited edition French Oven – the Mariner’s Star. A striking addition to any kitchen, only 1,925 individually numbered pieces, to commemorate the year that Le Creuset was founded in France, are available … Read moreOnce In A Lifetime Le Creuset

Summerhill’s Cipes Brut Is Canada’s Top Sparkling Wine Award Continues a Sparkling Success Story

Summerhill Pyramid Winery’s flagship sparkling wine Cipes Brut has won the trophy for Best Sparkling Wine of the Year at the 2014 All Canadian Wine Championships.     Cipes Brut is Canada’s single most awarded wine, having won gold medals and accolades from top writers around the world every year since its introduction in 1991. This lastest award follows a string … Read moreSummerhill’s Cipes Brut Is Canada’s Top Sparkling Wine Award Continues a Sparkling Success Story

Three big events at BC Shellfish Festival

It’s shucking madness!  Three big events help celebrate BC’s shellfish and seafood industry in the Comox Valley Friday, May 9, 2014 – Comox Valley, BC –During this year’s BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival, three major events – Comox By the Sea Shellfish and Seafood Celebration, the Seafood Feast & Casino Royale and the Chef’s Beer … Read moreThree big events at BC Shellfish Festival

THE TELUS SUNSET CONCERT SERIES AT CEDARCREEK ESTATE WINERY

THE BARENAKED LADIES AND CHANTAL KREVIAZUK HEADLINE CedarCreek Estate Winery is pleased to announce that the Barenaked Ladies and Chantal Kreviazuk will perform this summer at their spectacular Vineyard Pavilion. Singer-songwriter, activist, model and two-time Juno award winner Chantal Kreviazuk returns to CedarCreek on Thursday, July 17th, 2014. OnFriday, September 5th, 2014, the Barenaked Ladies, whose fusion of hooks and yuks has resulted in more … Read moreTHE TELUS SUNSET CONCERT SERIES AT CEDARCREEK ESTATE WINERY

Tasting Plates – Main Street Edition review

I haven’t strolled down Main Street in far too long and Tasting Plates was a great way to get reacquainted with the area. The night started at Tapas 23 where we were lucky enough to get seated on the patio. The patio was hidden from the city and covered in lovely greenery with live music … Read moreTasting Plates – Main Street Edition review

BC Shellfish Festival June 13 – 22

8th Annual BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival June 13-22, 2014 in the Comox Valley 10 days of fabulous seafood tastings, informative aquaculture producer tours, signature dinner events, competitions, and family fun! Book a shellfish festival escape in the Comox Valley! Friday, June 13th 3PM – Arrive in the Comox Valley and check-in at one of our fabulous accommodations! 5PM – Start your Shellfish … Read moreBC Shellfish Festival June 13 – 22

International Pinot Noir Celebration

The International Pinot Noir Celebration Announces Program and Culinary Details for 2014 Event, Held July 25-27 in the Heart of Oregon Wine Country Bon Appetit’s David Lynch Keynotes 28th Annual IPNC in McMinnville, Oregon. British wine journalist Jamie Goode leads “Pinot Noir and the Doors of Perception” Grand Seminar   During the IPNC weekend, world-renowned … Read moreInternational Pinot Noir Celebration

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 25th Anniversary season with the magical romance The Tempest. The production is on stage Tuesdays through Sundays on the BMO Mainstage, in Bard’s 733-seat custom-built Mainstage Theatre tent in Vanier Park, from June 12 to September 18, 2014.  Director Meg Roe returns to Bard on the Beach with a re-imagining of her hugely-popular 2008 production of the play.  … Read moreBard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival