EDIBLE CANADA’S “ACROSS THE TOP OF CANADA” TRIP IS EVERYTHING FOR THE FOOD AND TRAVEL LOVER ON YOUR LIST 

  Traversing Canada’s North on an Epic Culinary Adventure  Rugged, pristine wilderness; ancient peoples and places, local folklore and art; food replete with local ingredients and bold flavours that evoke this magical time and place – Edible Canada‘s culinary journey “Across the Top of Canada” will create memories that can never be replicated. If you’re looking … Read moreEDIBLE CANADA’S “ACROSS THE TOP OF CANADA” TRIP IS EVERYTHING FOR THE FOOD AND TRAVEL LOVER ON YOUR LIST 

15 WAYS TO CELEBRATE DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL’S 15TH ANNIVERSARY 

    Canada’s biggest food and drink festival returns January 20 to February 5, 2017   Dine Out Vancouver Festival is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2017, and that means Vancouverites and visitors alike can look forward to a citywide celebration of feasting and fun with delightful surprises sprinkled throughout. Canada’s largest food and drink … Read more15 WAYS TO CELEBRATE DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL’S 15TH ANNIVERSARY 

Gold medals announced for 2016 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Following three days of judging over 1,400 wines, 91 gold medals have been awarded in this year’s Air New Zealand Wine Awards. Chair of Judges and Master of Wine Michael Brajkovich said the most pleasing aspect of this year’s awards was the spread of gold medals across a number of varieties and regions. “Pinot Noir … Read moreGold medals announced for 2016 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

LIVE FRANK TOUR COMES TO TULALIP RESORT CASINO NOVEMBER 26 

  Get Ready To Laugh Out Loud When Frank Caliendo Takes The Stage At Tulalip’s Orca Ballroom On Saturday, November 26th, comedian, actor, and impressionist Frank Caliendo will take the stage at Tulalip Resort Casino’s Orca Ballroom for two exclusive performances. The show times are 7 p.m. (early) and 10 p.m. (late), with doors opening one … Read moreLIVE FRANK TOUR COMES TO TULALIP RESORT CASINO NOVEMBER 26 

My Bucketlist Adventure – Enjoying Royal High Tea at The Empress

  We all have bucket list items.  Some are big, like a trip to Tuscany in Italy, while others are more achievable such as going skiing in Whistler, or eating sashimi for the very first time.  One of my bucket list items for a long time has been to have High Tea at the Empress … Read moreMy Bucketlist Adventure – Enjoying Royal High Tea at The Empress

HO HO HO! TULALIP RESORT CASINO’S ANNUAL  BREAKFAST WITH SANTA IS COMING TO TOWN ON DECEMBER 11 

    Tickets Go On Sale November 14 Tulalip Resort Casino is bringing Santa Claus to town on Sunday, December 11 from 9 a.m. until 12noon in the Resort’s Orca Ballroom. Children of all ages will have fun at the Resort’s 8th annual Breakfast with Santa, featuring a buffet for the adults and a special … Read moreHO HO HO! TULALIP RESORT CASINO’S ANNUAL  BREAKFAST WITH SANTA IS COMING TO TOWN ON DECEMBER 11 

A HEATHMAN KIRKLAND HOTEL TRADITION FOR THE HOLIDAYS

  Irresistible Menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve It’s hard to imagine that it’s already time to start making plans for the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays, but these fall festivities are right around the corner. Look no further than Kirkland’s Heathman Hotel and Trellis Restaurant to spark traditional festive flair … Read moreA HEATHMAN KIRKLAND HOTEL TRADITION FOR THE HOLIDAYS

‘TIS THE SEASON: CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH TOPTABLE GROUP

  Acclaimed Restaurants Offering Seasonal Specialties and Holiday Gift Ideas   Whether it’s rejoicing with clients and colleagues or gathering family and friends, Toptable Group invites guests to celebrate this holiday season with Whistler’s Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar, The Cellar by Araxi, and Bar Oso and Vancouver’s CinCin Ristorante, Blue Water Cafe, West Restaurant, … Read more‘TIS THE SEASON: CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH TOPTABLE GROUP

2017 Half Corked Marathon Ticket Lottery opens November 21 

Race is on for places on the 18km fun run through Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country Runners and wine lovers can raise a glass to starting training for next year’s ultimate fun run: the race is on to register for tickets for the 2017 Half Corked Marathon, which will be held May 27, 2017. On November … Read more2017 Half Corked Marathon Ticket Lottery opens November 21 

Winter in Wine Country brings a happy start to the holidays in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country 

  Experience the Rosé Revolution and Christmas cheer at the November 25 -December 4 festival   Christmas is coming and the South Okanagan is set to sparkle when Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country transforms into a winter wonderland for the annual Winter in Wine Country festival on November 25 to December 4, 2016. Get in the … Read moreWinter in Wine Country brings a happy start to the holidays in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country 

OPUS Hotel Vancouver offers doggy delights to VIPs (Very Important Pets) 

  Pampered Pooch revamp provides spa services and baked treats for four-legged friends OPUS Hotel is paws-itively barking mad about welcoming four-legged friends to Vancouver and the newly refreshed Pampered Pooch package lets your doggy stay with you in style. Bow Wow Butlers are on-hand (or paw) to help arrange everything your canine cohort requires, from a complimentary … Read moreOPUS Hotel Vancouver offers doggy delights to VIPs (Very Important Pets) 

A Friendly Reminder: “Talking Turkey” Day At Tulalip Resort Casino – Culinary Team is Whipping Up Thanksgiving Madness

“TALKING TURKEY” DAY AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO  The Culinary Team is Whipping Up Thanksgiving Madness Throughout The Resort Thanksgiving Day celebrations are abundant this year for the whole family at Tulalip Resort Casino. The esteemed culinary team at Tulalip are whipping up turkey madness for November 24. Below are highlights of the featured feasts from … Read moreA Friendly Reminder: “Talking Turkey” Day At Tulalip Resort Casino – Culinary Team is Whipping Up Thanksgiving Madness

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening November 4 – 11

  Jonny Staub from Virgin Radio and TDIAO welcome 60 dogs from California – to be rescued November 6th by pre-approved families.   FlyOver Canada Flight Ride Experience   SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   SWINE MEETS WINE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SUNDAY SUPPER … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s happening November 4 – 11

Taking it slow and savoury at Sooke

While wanderlust can strike in any season, there’s something about autumn that makes me want to pack my bags and head out on an adventure. Perhaps it’s the migration of the birds stirring a need to get a trip in motion or the promise of flowers in a new location. Whatever the stimuli, even if … Read moreTaking it slow and savoury at Sooke

Friday Favourites – what’s happening this week October 21 – 28

  Last of the summer markets – Vancouver Farmers Markets   Holy Guacamole! Avocados from Mexico partners with the Canucks   Cider Tap Takeover happening at The Cascade Room   Spinal Chord! A partnership fundraiser between Vancouver Cantata Singers & ICORD (International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries)   ChopStick Festival 2016   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria cures … Read moreFriday Favourites – what’s happening this week October 21 – 28

Magnolia Hotel & Spa shines in the Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards 

#2 Top Hotels in Canada (excluding Vancouver) Victoria’s leading boutique hotel continues to triumph in 2016’s annual international travel awards, this time securing the position of #2 hotel in Canada (excluding Vancouver) in the 29th annual Conde Nast Traveler 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards with a score of 95.93. Moving up from #4 position in the 2015 awards … Read moreMagnolia Hotel & Spa shines in the Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards 

“TALKING TURKEY” DAY AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO 

  The Culinary Team is Whipping Up Thanksgiving Madness Throughout The Resort Thanksgiving Day celebrations are abundant this year for the whole family at Tulalip Resort Casino. The esteemed culinary team at Tulalip are whipping up turkey madness for November 24. Below are highlights of the featured feasts from around the Resort, such as relaxed-casual … Read more“TALKING TURKEY” DAY AT TULALIP RESORT CASINO 

GARY SINISE & THE LT. DAN BAND PERFORM LIVE FOR 75TH PEARL HARBOR WAIKĪKĪ MOVIE ON THE BEACH

    Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band will perform live on Waikīkī Beach as part of the 75th Pearl Harbor Commemoration!  Residents and visitors will be treated to a dynamic and free ‘Honor. Gratitude. Rock & Roll’ performance on Monday, December 5, 2016.  Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band will open that evening’s … Read moreGARY SINISE & THE LT. DAN BAND PERFORM LIVE FOR 75TH PEARL HARBOR WAIKĪKĪ MOVIE ON THE BEACH

AMERICAN AIRLINES ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE 75TH PEARL HARBOR COMMEMORATION FLIGHT FOR SURVIVORS 

  American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, is sponsoring a historic 75th Pearl Harbor Commemoration Flight.  This exclusive roundtrip airbus charter from Los Angeles, California to Honolulu, Hawai‘i will depart at 9 a.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2016, and land at 12:30 p.m. local Hawai‘i time.  The flight will host approximately 120 Pearl Harbor survivors, … Read moreAMERICAN AIRLINES ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE 75TH PEARL HARBOR COMMEMORATION FLIGHT FOR SURVIVORS 

#FridayFavourites – what’s on this blustery week ahead Oct 14 – 21

    Taste of Yaletown event brings a fresh approach with Sharing & Pairing menu    Make a SPLASH at Arts Umbrella’s 34th Art Auction   FARMERS MARKETS FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOW INCOME FAMILIES IN VANCOUVER   CHAMPAGNE WISHES, CAVIAR DREAMS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS EXCLUSIVE TAITTINGER DINNER OCT. 18   Getting Ready For ChopStick … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s on this blustery week ahead Oct 14 – 21