Archive for the category "food"

Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards: 2014 Winners Announced

April 23rd, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The winners of the 25th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards were announced yesterday during a live awards presentation event at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver. It was the largest year yet for the awards, with winners in 49 categories. Cactus Club Coal Harbour wins Best Downtown. Photo: Alexis Birkill on Flickr Vancouver Magazine Restaurant […]

Best Chinese Restaurants in Vancouver: Chinese Restaurant Awards

March 13th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We have some excellent resources in Vancouver for finding where the best style of cuisine you’re craving might be served up. The Golden Plates and Best of the City provide a wide selection but there are also the Chinese Restaurant Awards, the results of which were released earlier this week. Photo credit: CogitoErgoShoot on Flickr […]

We Heart Local Partnership Program

March 12th, 2014 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC’s first province-wide We Heart Local Partnership Program is here. It’s the best way to find local food, making it easy for consumers who are looking for local options. The We Heart Local Partnership Program is designed to provide greater consumer recognition for businesses and restaurants across BC offering local products or ingredients. The We […]

Dining in Harrison: River’s Edge and The Copper Room

November 26th, 2013 @ 10:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the best things about living in the Greater Vancouver area is that it’s not hard to find a beautiful location for a quick day trip or weekend getaway. Setting out on Highway 1′s eastbound lanes you’ll find yourself in the lush Fraser Valley surrounded by meandering rivers and streams, scenic pastures, and wildlife […]

Taste Vancouver Food Tours: Little Italy

November 16th, 2013 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

On a drizzly Saturday afternoon I became re-acquainted with one of the most interesting and diverse neighbourhoods in Vancouver thanks to the Taste Vancouver Food Tours: Little Italy tour. Having enjoyed the Gastown food tour operated by Jewel Taylor back in December of 2011, I knew that I was in for a treat with the […]

Date Night In the City: Shangri-La Hotel and MARKET

November 12th, 2013 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ending a busy work week with sparkling wine, a view of twinkling city lights, and a multi-course meal at a three-star Michelin chef’s restaurant sounds like a dream but it was a much-enjoyed reality a few weeks ago when John and I spent the night at the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver. Always up for a quick […]

Westender Best of the City Dining

November 8th, 2013 @ 10:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We Vancouver (the Westender) recently published the results of their annual “Best of the City: Dining” survey. For those looking for top-notch recommendations about where to get brunch, enjoy Mexican cuisine, grocery shop, or where to dine in Kitsilano it’s a great one-stop resource. Here are just a few of this year’s results: Westender Best […]

Dinner at The Fish House in Stanley Park

October 2nd, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We are the type of people who will walk by an eatery or attraction and say, “We have to check that out sometime” and it then takes us years to get around to it. It’s a particularly terrible trait when the place we’ve been meaning to check out is only a 10 minute walk from […]