Starbucks Canada is shaking up summer

There’s 60+ days of summer left and the Starbucks menu just got a summer makeover. Starting Tuesday, July 11th, Canadian customers can head to stores and get their hands on these new menu items:   • NEW Teavana® Shaken Iced Tea Infusions Starbucks is reimaging their iced tea menu. New Teavana® Shaken Iced Tea Infusions … Read moreStarbucks Canada is shaking up summer

Cibo Trattoria – Father’s Day, Mangia Vancouver, and More.

CELEBRATE FATHER’S DAY   Join us on Sunday, June 18th to celebrate Father’s Day with a special Prime Rib Dinner Feast. Gather round the table with family to enjoy some quality time with ‘Dad’ and dine on a prime rib of beef roast served family style, accompanied with a platter of grilled and roasted vegetables with … Read moreCibo Trattoria – Father’s Day, Mangia Vancouver, and More.

#Favourites – our list of Things To Do In Vancouver and beyond…

  The Launch of The Granola Girl Foundation   Celebrate Craft Beer & Cider in Penticton at Okanagan Beer Week™ April 3 – 9, 2017   Etsell Family introduces ‘Siggy’ to the Fraser Valley   SPRINGTIME SWEETS: CHOCOLATIER THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS LATEST COLLECTION OF EASTER-THEMED CONFECTIONS   GET CHOCOLATE HOPPY    The Chan Centre presents … Read more#Favourites – our list of Things To Do In Vancouver and beyond…

CLEARED FOR LUNCH: FARMER’S APPRENTICE REVIVES ITS POPULAR WEEKDAY LUNCHTIME MENU FROM TUESDAY TO FRIDAY BEGINNING MARCH 21

Acclaimed South Granville Restaurant Marks Start of a New Season by Adding Lunch Service to Its Signature Lineup of Locally Sourced, Organic Locavore Fare   As spring has sprung, so too has regular lunch service at acclaimed South Granville locavore restaurant Farmer’s Apprentice, which revives its midday menu Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting … Read moreCLEARED FOR LUNCH: FARMER’S APPRENTICE REVIVES ITS POPULAR WEEKDAY LUNCHTIME MENU FROM TUESDAY TO FRIDAY BEGINNING MARCH 21

#TasteofThursday recipe from Chef Dan McGee, Au Comptoir

  ‘Thon Frais et Rillon en Salade’  (Fresh Tuna & Pork Belly Salad) By Dan McGee, Chef, Au Comptoir Albacore Tuna, Crispy Cured Pork Belly, Olives, Summer Beans, Tomato Watercress Yields 4 servings INGREDIENTS 2 cups Frisée, washed and trimmed of dark green parts 2 cups Watercress, washed and trimmed 12 Cherry Tomatoes, cut in … Read more#TasteofThursday recipe from Chef Dan McGee, Au Comptoir

A TASTE OF TRADITION: HERITAGE ASIAN EATERY NOW OPEN IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER

  First Solo Venture for Rising Star Chef Felix Zhou Offers Locally Sourced, Far East-inspired Fare in Casual Counter-Service Setting     A fresh, locally sourced take on the diverse flavours of the Far East comes to the heart of downtown Vancouver’s Financial District today as Heritage Asian Eatery officially opens its doors to the public at 1108 … Read moreA TASTE OF TRADITION: HERITAGE ASIAN EATERY NOW OPEN IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER

Gotham’s lush garden patio now open for al fresco dining

  An oasis in the heart of downtown for lunch, dinner, or cocktails Gotham’s garden oasis is one of Vancouver’s best-kept dining secrets. Nestled against the south wall of the art deco heritage building, the patio is warmed by the morning and lunchtime sunshine and protected from the heat of the afternoon. Lush flowers, greenery, and market … Read moreGotham’s lush garden patio now open for al fresco dining

Strike While the (Waffle) Iron is Hot!

  Celebrating National Waffle Day in Vancouver on Friday, March 25 National Waffle Day takes place on Friday, March 25. Leggo those Eggos in favour of fresh, warm options across the city. For an authentic waffle experience, check out these made-to-order options for breakfast, lunch and dinner:   Breakfast CHAMBAR (www.chambar.com) Chef Nico Schuermans hails from … Read moreStrike While the (Waffle) Iron is Hot!

Join Taste of Yaletown to celebrate its 10th Anniversary in 2014, October 16 to 30

As residents of Interior BC, my husband and I jumped at the opportunity to preview the 10th Anniversary of Vancouver’s Taste of Yaletown (#TOY2014) for a “big city” experience. However, I have to say that even when we lived in larger cities, staycations offered the biggest bang for the buck in a retreat from the … Read moreJoin Taste of Yaletown to celebrate its 10th Anniversary in 2014, October 16 to 30