Enjoy A #MapleMoment to Stay Warm on Valentine’s Day This Winter

What can be more romantic than getting cozy with your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? Enjoy each other and a Cabot Trail Maple Cream cocktail on that special day and through the rest of the winter. Ground Hog Day determined we have six more weeks of winter to enjoy every one of these delicious sips.

Find Holiday food ideas, recipes, and a contest

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday now behind us, the entertaining part of the season is here: visiting people’s homes, and having guests into ours. Being time-pressed, you don’t want to show up empty handed, and you definitely want to be the hostess with the most-ess.

California Wine Shines in Holiday Cocktails – Free eBook

Craft cocktails are a huge trend for holiday gatherings and beyond, and both still and sparkling wines can be a part of that experience. Not only does wine provide a lighter alternative to spirits, it pairs exceptionally well with a variety of cocktail components. California wines make a particularly fitting match for the state’s bounty of local, sustainably grown produce and fresh herbs.

Just in time for summer entertaining – Matt & Steve’s Extreme Beans

Matt & Steve believe in creating products that celebrate the social and fun parts of life. Matt & Steve’s products are all natural, gluten free, GMO free, with no artificial anything, at 10 calories or less per serving, and Made in Canada!

The Lazy Gourmet’s Shannon Boudreau takes top prize at Catersource Swizzle cocktail competition in New Orleans

Vancouver officially has another cocktail queen, this time in the catering realm. The Lazy Gourmet’s Shannon Boudreau competed against other caterers and bartenders Northern American-wide at the annual Catersource Conference & Tradeshow in New Orleans. She took home top prize during the Swizzle! Competition with three custom cocktails based on trends for the upcoming year. 

Fall Cornucopia Arrives at Harvest Community Foods

Autumn’s colourful produce has taken over Harvest Community Foods, where community-supported agriculture (CSA) boxes are jam-packed with seasonal produce perfect for crafting cozy comfort meals.

Make room on the bookshelf for the latest Whitewater Cooks book – More Beautiful Food

Best Selling Canadian Author Shelley Adams Makes it Number Five Whitewater Cooks – More Beautiful Food Serving Up Spring     It’s time to make more room on the cookbook shelf – Whitewater Cooks author Shelley Adams has released her latest book, ‘More Beautiful Food’ to add to your collection. More Beautiful Food is the … Read more Make room on the bookshelf for the latest Whitewater Cooks book – More Beautiful Food

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

The California (Wine) Legacy

  The California Wine Legacy   Signorello, Stags’ Leap, White Rock… some of the most iconic names in the California/American wine industry. Now these wineries and many more are smouldering ruins and in the wake of these fires a piece of our collective history, our living history, has gone too. We in British Columbia understand … Read more The California (Wine) Legacy

Announcing the launch of “Taste of Thursday”

MyVanCity.ca is very pleased to announce our new weekly feature “Taste of Thursday”. We have recruited some great BC Chefs who will provide us with unique recipes to share with our readers. Whether you’re a gourmand or a gourmet you are going to enjoy this new weekly feature. Each week a different chef will publish … Read more Announcing the launch of “Taste of Thursday”