Tasting Plates – Gastown Edition April 23

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Gastown neighborhood.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the evening, meet some new food … Read moreTasting Plates – Gastown Edition April 23

Taste Washington! Joins forces with Red Cross

This Weekend’s Taste Washington Event Joins Forces with Red Cross to Assist in Mudslide Disaster Relief Event producers of Taste Washington will tap the generosity of some 4,000 event patrons who attend the largest single-region wine and food event in the nation this weekend.   Visit Seattle and the Washington State Wine Commission, which partner … Read moreTaste Washington! Joins forces with Red Cross

Food and Wine (and more) Experiences you should try

  You know I enjoy wine tastings even though I consider myself to be an entry level taster or a novice wine taster but it wasn’t until I started to discover other events beyond wine tasting that I came to love food and wine (or beverage) events.   First it was experiencing Parksville Uncorked. I … Read moreFood and Wine (and more) Experiences you should try

The Beach Club Resort – Parksville

Here are some interesting facts about Bellstar’s Beach Club Resort at Parksville on Vancouver Island that may be new to you. The Beach Club Resort is a responsible neighbour with an interest in their community.   ·       Parksville Uncorked: Untapped Beer Tasting Event o   All proceeds are donated to The Parksville AM Branch of Rotary International. … Read moreThe Beach Club Resort – Parksville

YVR Foodies @ East is East

The April YVR Foodies Meetup will be at East is East in Kitsilano with Adam Hart, the founder of The Power of Food, creator of Ra Energy, and author of The Power of Food, as our keynote speaker. The featured blogger for April will be Whitney Hong from Macarons and Mischief. Also talented performerTimothy Hewitt who will be performing during the event! Make … Read moreYVR Foodies @ East is East

Bel Café offers Easter classics and new macaron flavour

Put a spring in your step with tantalizing Easter treats at Bel Café  Hop over to David Hawksworth’s Bel Café and indulge in Easter treats and new spring sweets, including the Apple Pie macaron, lime and coconut cake, dark chocolate caramelized hazelnuts and milk chocolate-covered almonds. Returning the first week of April to tempt your taste buds are … Read moreBel Café offers Easter classics and new macaron flavour

Leaving the best for last – Blind Tasting Challenge

There is no doubt that the number of events, including dinners, receptions, lunches, grazings and seminars are many during the Vancouver International Wine Festival. For me there is always one that stands above the crowd, not necessarily the fanciest or most expensive but the one that, in my opinion, best captures the essence of what … Read moreLeaving the best for last – Blind Tasting Challenge

La Pentola’s hearty Northern Italian menu lightens up for spring

New season brings new dishes and drinks to Yaletown’s OPUS Hotel   La Pentola, situated inside Yaletown’s OPUS Hotel, is lightening up for spring with a new range of dishes and drinks on the menu. New fresh flavours reflect the spring season and lighter libations will be appearing at the bar this month.   “We’re … Read moreLa Pentola’s hearty Northern Italian menu lightens up for spring

Cabaret Cambodia Tuesday, April 8

A bellydance show to raise money for ABCs and Rice, a non-profit charity created several years ago in Cambodia, empowering the poor to break the cycle of poverty. The event will include a special belly dancing showcase before 8 pm, silent auction items, a 50/50 draw, and also a chance to win one of several … Read moreCabaret Cambodia Tuesday, April 8

Sharing really is caring: #dinnnerpartyYVR

#dinnnerpartyYVR invites Vancourites to share their dinner table in support of local charities   #dinnerpartyYVR presented by Cressey features 30 Vancouverites who open their homes and cook a meal for old and new friends to support their favourite charity. This year, the event on April 5 supports 26 different local and Canadian causes that will benefit from … Read moreSharing really is caring: #dinnnerpartyYVR