The Crème Brulee Indulgence

I’m a full-fledged dessert fan! In terms of “sweet tooth”, I have a mouthful.  My sweet selections do not limit to any style or flavour,  and no particular ethnic choices either. From Tiramisu, Crepe Suzette, Crumble to Chinese Rice Pudding or sweet soup, I seldom say no! There is a problem though, after tasting numerous … Read moreThe Crème Brulee Indulgence

Mother’s Day Sunday, May 11

Cibo Trattoria invites you to celebrate the love and gratitude you have for your mom with a special Solo per te… (“Just for you…”) brunch and tasting menu   This Mother’s Day, Cibo Trattoria will mark the special occasion with Solo per te… (“Just for you…”) brunch and dinner celebrations that include complimentary flowers for all Moms in attendance.From 7 a.m. – … Read moreMother’s Day Sunday, May 11

“Ride with a Winemaker” Cycling Tour May 23-24

Olympian Kelsey Serwa & other Okanagan Winemakers join the “Ride with a Winemaker” Cycling Tour of the South Okanagan May 23-24 weekend, based out of Black Hills Estate Winery The organizers of the “Ride with a Winemaker” Cycling weekend are pleased to announce that Kelsey Serwa, the Silver Medal winner in the Sochi Olympics Ladies Skier-cross, … Read more“Ride with a Winemaker” Cycling Tour May 23-24

Let the Spirit Move You BC Distilled Redefines Locally Conscious Drinking

 In just 11 short days, local spirits neophytes and aficionados alike will be sipping and sampling their way through the province’s finest spirits at BC Distilled, British Columbia’s premier micro-distillery festival. 16 of BC’s finest small-batch distilleries and 1 from the Yukon are set to showcase their artisanal gin, vodka, and whisky together with other fine … Read moreLet the Spirit Move You BC Distilled Redefines Locally Conscious Drinking

Oyster Shells and Empty Bottles – Here’s the Judges’ pairing for Oysters

Last weekend at the Osoyoos Oyster Festival the judges in the first Canadian Oyster Craft Beer Competition and the second annual Oyster Wine Competition slurped back mountains of the bivalves and tasted copious quantities of beverages to determine the best pairings. Claire Sear, creator of the oyster pairing competitions, was pleased by the number of … Read moreOyster Shells and Empty Bottles – Here’s the Judges’ pairing for Oysters

Do Dim Sum Like the Germans Do on Saturday May 10th!

Do you do Dim Sum? I do Dim Sum! It’s a tradition for me, every weekend. In fact, every time I travel out of the country, I experience Dim Sum withdrawal. True story. I just adore Vancouver’s Dim Sum scene!   So, when Wines of Germany asked me what I thought they should do as … Read moreDo Dim Sum Like the Germans Do on Saturday May 10th!

Tasting Plates – Main Street Edition May 14

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Main Street neighborhood from Broadway to 28th Avenue 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 … Read moreTasting Plates – Main Street Edition May 14

Tasting Plates – Gastown Edition a review

Thanks to the Vancouver Foodster Gastown event I have a few new favourite spots. Sign in was at Catch 122 located at 122 W. Hastings, and what a great place to start. This restaurant was beautiful and so was it’s food. The pressed confit pork shoulder they served may have been the tastiest thing I’ve … Read moreTasting Plates – Gastown Edition a review

The Taste of Travel May 17th

The BC Association of Travel Writers is proud to announce the lineup of speakers for their 2014 Symposium, The Taste of Travel, on May 17th at the River Rock Casino Resort. Details are at: http://bcatw.org/bcatw2014/ Our keynote speaker is Lauren Mowery, a wine, coffee, and tea writer from New York City who contributes to the Village Voice in a wine … Read moreThe Taste of Travel May 17th