Welcome CULINARY CONCIERGE Christine Couvelier

MyVanCity.ca is pleased to introduce readers to Christine Couvelier of Culinary Concierge our new Food Blogger extraordinaire! Whether you are the consummate host or hostess, known by your friends as a gourmet cook, or only wish this described you then you are going to look forward to reading Christine’s posts. “I will be attending The … Read moreWelcome CULINARY CONCIERGE Christine Couvelier


Experience Victoria’s Premiere Food Event even if you don’t have a ticket! Here are the first 12 of the 48 restaurants who will be presenters at CULINAIRE VICTORIA. We encourage you to visit any of these great restaurants, bistros, cafes or catering establishments in the coming months. MyVanCity.ca invites you to join us on a … Read moreThe ABC’s of CULINAIRE VICTORIA


Here is everything that’s happening at the 2014 Vancouver International Wine Festival http://www.vanwinefest.ca/page577.htm Some important dates: Tuesday, January 7, 9:30 a.m. All public events on sale Tuesday, January 21, 9:30 a.m. All Trade Days Conference events on sale February 11, 5 p.m. Winery dinner, Gold Pass, Trade Days Conference Pass, and group sales close February … Read moreVANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL 2014

Harpers Trail Inaugural Cabernet Franc 2012 Release

Article courtesy of Karl Kliparchuk MyWinePal Harpers Trail Cabernet Franc 2012 For those of you who have not heard of the Harper’s Trail winery, they made news across BC as they started the first winery in the Kamloops area. Not knowing if the vines would last the winter, they tried and were successful. The weather … Read moreHarpers Trail Inaugural Cabernet Franc 2012 Release


The 12th Annual Dine Out Vancouver Festival kicks off on January 17, 2014 and runs to February 2, 2014. A list of participating restaurants, their menus and open reservations begin on January 6, 2014 but American Express Card holders can register to be eligible for advanced reservations on January 3, 2014. Restaurants will offer three … Read moreDINE OUT VANCOUVER 2014

FREE TICKET to the Vancouver International Wine Festival

You could be the recipient of a free ticket to the ACURA International Tasting Room at the VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL. The Vancouver International Wine Festival is partnering with beVancouver.com for this special offer. Book one night on beVancouver.com and receive one free ticket of your choice to one of four Tasting Room experiences. The … Read moreFREE TICKET to the Vancouver International Wine Festival

Victoria’s CULINAIRE…it’s all about the food and drink!

Victoria’s Premier Food Tasting Experience offering the opportunity to sample a selection of regional culinary bites and sips. Featured presenters will be from Victoria, Cowichan Valley, and Saltspring Island. www.culinairevictoria.com Two options for this great event 5:00 to 7:15 pm or 7:45 – 10:00 pm on Thursday, March 14, 2104 held at Crystal Gardens 713 … Read moreVictoria’s CULINAIRE…it’s all about the food and drink!

Government supports changes to B.C. liquor laws

The government has announced support for recommendations of the B.C. Liquor Policy Review. December 17, 2013 Drink specials with minimum prices Time limited drink specials “Happy Hour” Order a drink without ordering food Carry your drink between areas of an establishment Clubs, pubs, and Legions to allow children at certain hours All hospitality workers that … Read moreGovernment supports changes to B.C. liquor laws