Open Table Top 12 Restaurants for A Big Night Out in Vancouver & New West

“As temperatures heat up, so does the nightlife” said Caroline Potter, Chief Dining Officer, OpenTable. “This year’s list of restaurants for a Big Night Out highlights hot spots where great dining experiences and fun are always on the menu.”

Wildebeest Hosts Guest Chef Dinner with Ron McKinlay of Canoe on April 8

Wildebeest Executive Chef Ian McHale will reunite with a like-minded culinary colleague who shares his philosophy of incorporating locally sourced, seasonal ingredients when he welcomes Chef de Cuisine Ron McKinlay of Toronto’s critically acclaimed Canoe for a collaborative dinner at the Gastown hotspot on Monday, April 8.

What are you doing for Valentine’s Day? Here are our suggestions…

What are you doing for Valentine’s Day? Here are our suggestions…all 30+ of them, including dining, wine, cocktails, theatre, opera, Vancouver Aquarium and more. Get going!

Valentines Day Cocktails in Vancouver (including recipes)

We invite you to enjoy these Valentine’s Cocktails at the respective bars, lounges or restaurants; or thanks to the generosity of Vancouver’s top bartenders enjoy the cocktail at home with your sweetie.

A Grand time at the Dine Out Vancouver Festival kickoff – The Grand Tasting

Dine Out Vancouver Festival – The Grand Tasting was an opportunity to taste bites from fourteen local restaurants that are participating in Dine Out Vancouver Festival which begins today and runs through February 4th. Alongside the culinary stations was a representation of BC wineries. This included 27 wineries, four breweries, cideries and distillers. So basically two stations of libations for every culinary station.

Share the Love: Wildebeest sets the mood with decadent Valentine’s Day Dinner service for two or four

Wildebeest will help guests show — and share — their love by hosting a special Valentine’s Day dinner service in its intimate Gastown dining room on Thursday, February 14.

Chefs cook up Fare to support Downtown Eastside neighbours

Eight of Vancouver’s most innovative chefs are banding together in support of the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House. Fare: For the Human Right to Healthy Food, is an extraordinary six-course collaboration dinner to be shared at Torafuku Asian Eatery on January 14, 2019, with proceeds from each ticket to benefit DTES Neighbourhood House’s healthy food programs.

Blind wine tasting with Vinum & Cibus Italici Consortium with Town Hall Brands

The blind tasting and seminar did not disappoint and I came away with a better understanding into the wines of Veneto and the Vinum & Cibus Italici Consortium.

Hurray for Beaujolais!

First of all, there is more to Beaujolais than Beaujolais Nouveau, that once-wide-spread young, simple fruity red wine (more of a juice/wine) that is traditionally released on the third Thursday of November in the year that it was made.  So very much more.