Dinner for two at Bauhaus Restaurant – a review by MyVanCity Editor

Bauhaus is a Vancouver institution in it’s own right. Dare I say a “classy” restaurant serving a mix of both contemporary and traditional European dishes with a German flair. Let me explain for anyone who might say that German food is not really on their radar when it comes to fine dining. Fair enough but Bauhaus has managed, over a considerable length of time, to marry fine dining along with the German dishes you might be expecting.

2019 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Unsworth Vineyards

Definitely some of my #FavouriteThings which makes them part of our Holiday Gift Suggestions for 2019. I personally recommend Unsworth wines whether you select the two I have featured here or any of their other very good wines at very good price points.

L’Abattoir launches Concoctions and Confections November 21st

Only available to guests seated at the bar, Concoctions and Confections is a collaboration between the award winning pastry team lead by Pastry Chef, Hilary Prince and the bartending team overseen by Philipp Karatsyupa. 

Exclusive Limited Edition Holiday Vertical & Winemakers Sets from CheckMate

Limited Edition Holiday Vertical & Winemakers Sets Are Here Now that the grapes are tucked into the barrels, stainless tanks and concrete fermenters, the season of giving has really set in for us here at CheckMate.  As we dip into our library, dust off our gift-wrapping station and set it up with stickers, ribbons and … Read more Exclusive Limited Edition Holiday Vertical & Winemakers Sets from CheckMate

Provence Winemaker Series highlights Blue Mountain single-vineyard Pinot Noirs

Join Provence Wine Director Joshua Carlson and special guest Christie Mavety on Monday, November 4 for a very special evening celebrating the wines of the Okanagan’s Blue Mountain Winery and you too will be saying “sip, sip hooray.”

Cibo Trattoria, UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar Scare Up Week-Long Series of Halloween Food, Drink Features

The team at Cibo Trattoria and UVA Wine & Cocktail Barare stirring up a cauldron of Halloween-themed food and drink specials at the downtown destinations, offered exclusively from Friday, October 25 through Thursday, October 31 in addition to the restaurant’s regular nightly menu. 

Wine & Islands Cruise with Maple Leaf Adventures and TT Wine Explorer

Launching this October, this boutique-sized, 5-day journey explores British Columbia’s wines, and the people and natural world that creates them. The trip includes plenty of time exploring little-known gems from the mediterranean-style western islands to award-winning reds from the semi-desert Okanagan and Similkameen regions.

Winter and Wine Combine at Savour the Sun Mountain Wine Festival

A partnership between Oliver Osoyoos Winery Country, Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre and Sun Peaks Resort, the festival brings together winemakers from BC’s most award-winning wine region to the mountains for a weekend of creative, fun and educational events, all paired with the legendary food and hospitality of the Sun Peaks Grand and Sun Peaks Resort culinary teams.

Cactus Club Cafe to host Chefs on Deck for Camp Goodtimes – October 24

On October 24, Cactus Club Cafe Chef Rob Feenie will be teaming up with the city’s most renowned chefs to present Chefs on Deck for Camp Goodtimes. The charity dinner will be hosted at Cactus Club Cafe’s iconic English Bay location with all ticket sales proceeds benefitting Canadian Cancer Society’s Camp Goodtimes.

Origo Club Introduces Exclusive Culinary, Cocktail and Cultural Events this Fall

The Richmond dining destination and art gallery, Origo Club, is inviting guests to enjoy the full range of fall cultural, culinary and cocktail flavours when it offers a nightly Table d’Hôte menu, Old Fashioned cocktail feature and exclusive Haida art exhibit.