MOVEMBERS ONLY: CAFÉ MEDINA RELEASES LIMITED ‘FRONT OF THE LINE’ SPOTS TO RAISE FUNDS, AWARENESS FOR MOVEMBER MOVEMENT

 Brunch Hotspot Serves Up Three Time Slots Per Day By Donation Throughout November With All Proceeds To Benefit “Movember” Global Men’s Health Movement   While Café Medina normally operates under a strict no-reservations policy, the beloved downtown brunch institution will allow locals and visitors alike a golden opportunity to skip the line and book tables for … Read more MOVEMBERS ONLY: CAFÉ MEDINA RELEASES LIMITED ‘FRONT OF THE LINE’ SPOTS TO RAISE FUNDS, AWARENESS FOR MOVEMBER MOVEMENT

#FridayFavourites – some great ideas for June 3 – 9

  Lucky’s Doughnuts Packs A Punch on  National Doughnut Day: Friday, June 3   Wine Dinner – at Latab, featuring BC Wines, Lock & Worth, Nichol   Cien Boutique pop – up shop Saturday June 4 at OPUS Hotel Lounge   BEACH BAY CAFÉ KNOWS HOW TO PARTY: ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION INTRODUCES DAILY BRUNCH, SPECIAL … Read more #FridayFavourites – some great ideas for June 3 – 9

#TasteofThursday Ras-el Hanout Rubbed Tuna – Chef Deniz Tarakcioglu

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  Ras-el Hanout Rubbed Tuna with White Bean Salad and Quinoa Serves 4 Ingredients 1 Albacore tuna loin, approx. 20 oz 3 tbsp Ras El Hanout 3 cups white navy beans soaked in cold water overnight 1 cup quinoa 1 cup tahini Garlic clove 100ml lemon juice 50ml water 100ml olive oil Cilantro sprigs and … Read more #TasteofThursday Ras-el Hanout Rubbed Tuna – Chef Deniz Tarakcioglu

CREW D’ÉTAT: CAFÉ MEDINA MANAGER JENNA BRISCOE BESTOWED WITH SERVICE ALL-STAR NOD AT VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

  Briscoe Among Five Singled Out for Industry Excellence at 27th Annual Awards Gala   A longtime fixture at Café Medina, manager Jenna Briscoe was honoured among a standing-room-only crowd of industry peers with a coveted Service All-Star designation at the 2016 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Originally from Alberta, Briscoe began her career in the restaurant industry in … Read more CREW D’ÉTAT: CAFÉ MEDINA MANAGER JENNA BRISCOE BESTOWED WITH SERVICE ALL-STAR NOD AT VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

#FridayFavourites – what to do this weekend and the week ahead

  East Side Beer Fest 2016   Take a Walk on the Road to Dublin starting March 1   UVA WINE & COCKTAIL BAR LAUNCHES NEW  WORLD CLASS HAPPY HOUR     Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up   VIDF – Provocatively Sensuous Foutrement   Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra’s   International Artists – Local Dance … Read more #FridayFavourites – what to do this weekend and the week ahead

#TasteofThursday Roasted Oyster Mushroom Frittata

  Roasted Oyster Mushroom Frittata with Marinated Tomatoes and Baby Greens Chef Deniz Tarakcioglu, Cafe Medina    Serves 6 Ingredients 1.5 lbs Oyster Mushrooms, stems trimmed (or substitute with your favourite mushroom) 100 g Shallots, thinly sliced 5 cloves Garlic, finely chopped 1 bunch Parsley, chopped coarsely 100 g Soft Goat Cheese 1 stalk Fresh … Read more #TasteofThursday Roasted Oyster Mushroom Frittata

Writer, Blocked: a benefit for Michael White

NIGHT FOR WHITE: CAFÉ MEDINA AND COMPANY HOST “WRITER, BLOCKED: A BENEFIT FOR MICHAEL WHITE” FUNDRAISER MARCH 9   Proceeds from Ticket Sales, Silent Auction to Support Local Journalist Diagnosed with Rare Disorder Luminaries from the hospitality and media industries are banding together to support one of their own at Café Medina on Wednesday, Mar. … Read more Writer, Blocked: a benefit for Michael White

#FridayFavourites…Valentine’s Day and more

Here is our list of #FridayFavourites 24 things to do, places to go this weekend, Valentine’s Day and the week ahead.   In classical mythology, Cupid (Latin Cupido, meaning “desire”) is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection. He is often portrayed as the son of the love goddess Venus and the war god Mars, … Read more #FridayFavourites…Valentine’s Day and more

It’s almost Valentine’s Day – Don’t Panic

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but not to worry we have you covered with some of our favourite ways to enjoy time with your sweetheart.   In classical mythology, Cupid (Latin Cupido, meaning “desire”) is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection. He is often portrayed as the son of the love goddess Venus … Read more It’s almost Valentine’s Day – Don’t Panic

SPECIAL SUNDAY DINNER – CAFÉ MEDINA

LOVE BITES: CELEBRATE “ANTI-VALENTINE’S DAY” FEB. 14 WITH A SPECIAL SUNDAY DINNER SERVICE AT CAFÉ MEDINA   Buck the Trend and Take Heart with Live Music and a Five-Course Gourmet Meal Featuring Café Medina’s Trademark Mediterranean-Inspired Cuisine   This year, flip the script on all the hearts, flowers and unmet expectations and join Café Medina to celebrate … Read more SPECIAL SUNDAY DINNER – CAFÉ MEDINA