COCKTAILS, CANAPÉS AND OCEAN CONSERVATION COMBINE FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL TOAST TO THE COAST

  Celebrate ocean wonders on Friday, October 19 at the Toast to the Coast fundraising event in support of Ocean Wise® and Vancouver Aquarium®, presented by CIBC. This anticipated annual event connects food and drink connoisseurs with ocean conservationists for a lively cocktail reception in honour of our ocean. Joined by some of B.C.’s finest … Read moreCOCKTAILS, CANAPÉS AND OCEAN CONSERVATION COMBINE FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL TOAST TO THE COAST

Wines for Waves featuring Naramata Bench Wineries Association

We raised a toast to ocean conservation at Ocean Wise and Naramata Bench Wineries Association’s annual Wine for Waves on Friday, April 13 at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Guests had a chance to get the first sips of Spring Wine Releases from Naramata Bench Wineries Association and taste delicious, sustainable seafood from Ocean Wise … Read moreWines for Waves featuring Naramata Bench Wineries Association

ACCLAIMED ARTIST DOUGLAS COUPLAND GETS RADICAL WITH PLASTIC IN PROVOCATIVE VORTEX ART INSTALLATION AT THE VANCOUVER AQUARIUM®

Internationally renowned writer and visual artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – opens May 18, 2018 at the Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative. Vortex is Coupland’s imaginative interpretation of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and an exploration of the artist’s evolving relationship with plastic – a seductive yet sinister medium. The … Read moreACCLAIMED ARTIST DOUGLAS COUPLAND GETS RADICAL WITH PLASTIC IN PROVOCATIVE VORTEX ART INSTALLATION AT THE VANCOUVER AQUARIUM®

VORTEX ACCLAIMED ARTIST DOUGLAS COUPLAND AND OCEAN WISE® ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

NEW EXHIBITION AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM FOR SPRING 2018   Internationally-renowned author, artist, and designer Douglas Coupland is collaborating with Ocean Wise® to highlight an escalating global conservation crisis – ocean plastic pollution – through a new major sculpture exhibition that will be unveiled at Vancouver Aquarium on May 18, 2018. This is a first for … Read moreVORTEX ACCLAIMED ARTIST DOUGLAS COUPLAND AND OCEAN WISE® ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

RAISE A GLASS AND MAKE A SPLASH AT ANNUAL WINE FOR WAVES

Raise a toast to ocean conservation at Ocean Wise and Naramata Bench Wineries Association’s annual Wine for Waves on Friday, April 13 at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Guests will have a chance to get the first sips of Spring Wine Releases from Naramata Bench Wineries Association and taste delicious, sustainable seafood from Ocean Wise … Read moreRAISE A GLASS AND MAKE A SPLASH AT ANNUAL WINE FOR WAVES

Family Day and Spring Break Activities at Vancouver Aquarium

  Family Day is going to be here before we know it, and while there’s no shortage of daytime activities (Vancouver Aquarium included), why not get creative with evening plans as well? The Aquarium will be hosting a family sleepover on Sunday, Feb 11 called “PJs, Paws and Jaws.” Guests will learn about the fascinating … Read moreFamily Day and Spring Break Activities at Vancouver Aquarium

Blue Water Cafe Celebrates Sustainability from the Sea – Unsung Heroes Festival Returns With New Delights To Discover –

  Take a deep dive with Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar and discover new delicious delights with the Fourteenth Annual Unsung Heroes Festival.   Offered from February 1st to 27th, the Unsung Heroes Festival celebrates lesser known and often overlooked fin and seafood to educate diners about alternative sustainable Ocean Wise choices. Executive Chef … Read moreBlue Water Cafe Celebrates Sustainability from the Sea – Unsung Heroes Festival Returns With New Delights To Discover –

Our #FavouriteThings our Suggestions for Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2018 so far …

  Here are some suggestions for your Dine Out Vancouver Festival opportunities. Reservations highly recommended to avoid disappointment. Share your favourites with us on our social media Facebook, Twitter (@myvancity) and Instagram (@myvancityca) Dig In, Dine Out, Pop-Up! Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise® Pop-Up Returns For Second Year During Dine Out Vancouver DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL RESTAURANT BOOKINGS … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings our Suggestions for Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2018 so far …

GIVEAWAY – a copy of Chef Ned Bell and Valerie Howes Cookbook LURE

  Win a copy of Lure by Ned Bell and Valerie Howes by doing any of the following: Follow us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, Follow us on Instagram  Facebook: My Van City Twitter: @myvancity  Instagram: @myvancityca   I love reading cookbooks and #LURECookbook is one fine read. The first thing I noticed is that … Read moreGIVEAWAY – a copy of Chef Ned Bell and Valerie Howes Cookbook LURE

Chefs’ Table Society of BC’s Slow Fish Dinner Returns

  Secure your Slow Fish Dinner tickets before it’s too late!   Lovers of local seafood and social times rejoice as the Chefs’ Table Society of BC‘s Slow Fish Canada Dinner returns to the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 6pm-9pm for the fourth year. This annual event allows Vancouverites to gather … Read moreChefs’ Table Society of BC’s Slow Fish Dinner Returns

#Favourites…what’s happening in Vancouver and beyond

  EASTER FEASTING: RAILTOWN CATERING MAKES CELEBRATING EASY THIS APRIL WITH EXCLUSIVE EASTER TO-GO PACKAGE     EASTER SUNDAY, WEST COAST-STYLE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE BUFFET BRUNCH SERVICE ON APRIL 16   Celebrate a delicious Easter at Dockside’s Marketplace Brunch Buffet   #TasteofThursday Honey Glazed Bone-In Ham recipe   The top 5 romantic … Read more#Favourites…what’s happening in Vancouver and beyond

Unsung Heroes Festival Schools Palates For A Sustainable Cause – Blue Water Cafe Sings the Virtues of the Sea

  Since 2004, Blue Water Cafe’s Executive Chef Frank Pabst has been spearheading tides of change during his Unsung Heroes Festival by showcasing unique and sustainable seafood. Throughout the month of February, we invite you to get schooled on delights from the deep – presented by Chef Frank and his brigade, who are longtime champions … Read moreUnsung Heroes Festival Schools Palates For A Sustainable Cause – Blue Water Cafe Sings the Virtues of the Sea

#FridayFavourites for January 13 to January 20 (#dovf starts)

  Here is our list of favourite things to do January 13 to 20 as well as upcoming events you need to get moving on buying your tickets or making reservations. So what are you waiting for? #dovf starts January 20   DINE OUT VANCOUVER CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF EXCEPTIONAL FOOD AND DRINK:   WildTale plunges … Read more#FridayFavourites for January 13 to January 20 (#dovf starts)

CHANGE OF SEASONS HERALDS CHANGE OF MENU

  The full moon in September marks not just the Harvest Moon in western culture; it is also celebrated with the Mid-Autumn Festival, the second most important holiday in the Chinese calendar. This is a time of endings, and of beginnings, as one season transitions to another. The air is crisper, and palates crave richer … Read moreCHANGE OF SEASONS HERALDS CHANGE OF MENU

Slow Fish Dinner Returns this September

  Lovers of local seafood and social times rejoice as the  Chefs’ Table Society of BC‘s Slow Fish Canada Dinner returns to the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) on September 18, 2016 from 6pm-9pm for the third year. This annual event allows Vancouverites to gather and indulge in local sustainable seafood in the most interactive way. … Read moreSlow Fish Dinner Returns this September

#FridayFavourites…places to go, things to do this weekend and thru April 28

    New Happy Hour, fresh menus and return of Sunday Supper Series signals start of spring at OPUS Hotel   BIRDS OF A FEATHER: ROYAL DINETTE’S JACK CHEN AND BURDOCK & CO.’S ANDREA CARLSON TAKE FLIGHT FOR FIFTH “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER, APRIL 26    BEACH BAY CAFÉ & PATIO’S CHEF FELIX ZHOU DEBUTS NEW SPRING … Read more#FridayFavourites…places to go, things to do this weekend and thru April 28