Archive for the category "food"

Portable Charcoal Grill Giveaway

July 29th, 2010 @ 1:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

One scent that really means “summer” to me is that of a charcoal grill. On simmering August evenings my brother would be on our back patio sizzling perfectly marked steaks as my sister and I finished up our play time with the sprinkler on the lawn. We would spot puffs of smoke from other backyard […]

Bakerview EcoDairy in Abbotsford

July 27th, 2010 @ 1:10pm by Guest Author

The following is a guest post contributed by Amber Strocel from and My family and I were recently invited to tour Bakerview EcoDairy in Abbotsford. I am always interested in learning more about where my food comes from, so I jumped at the chance. The EcoDairy is a demonstration farm, and its purpose […]

Q4 in Kitsilano

July 23rd, 2010 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I finally took in a meal at Q4 Ristorante in Kitsilano. I lived in Kits for about 3 months during the summer of 2005 and since then, I’m afraid to say, I haven’t spent much time there at all. This is a real shame as Broadway and West Fourth are prime locations for fabulous […]

Free Blizzard Day from Dairy Queen

July 20th, 2010 @ 2:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

On July 27th Dairy Queen’s iconic frozen treat, the Blizzard, will celebrate its 25th birthday. To mark the occasion, Canadian Olympic gold medalist MaÑ‘lle Ricker will be handing out free mini Blizzards to everyone that stops by TD Plaza (at Georgia and Granville) between 11:30am and 1:00pm. The Blizzardmobile will also be on site to […]

Sushi, Sake & Summer

July 19th, 2010 @ 1:24pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Sushi, Sake & Summer is an upcoming fundraiser hosted by Edible British Columbia that will benefit the Vancouver YWCA’s Crabtree Corner facility. Where Public Market Courtyard behind the Granville Island Public Market When Saturday July 25, 2010, 8:15pm until 10:15pm Photo credit: stu_spivack Emceed by Global TV’s Sophie Lui, the event will feature legendary celebrity […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2010

July 14th, 2010 @ 1:50pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The third annual Fusion Festival happens in Surrey this weekend with two full days of entertainment, activities, pavilions, shopping, and food choices from over 25 countries. John and I have covered this event each year and it’s always a good time. Live entertainment will take place on four stages: the Concord Pacific World Music Stage, […]

Get Active Prize Pack

June 30th, 2010 @ 3:58pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is one active town and I know this because when there is a hint of sunshine the Sea Wall is just as crowded as the Pattullo Bridge in morning rush hour. Photo: Lululemon That being said, complimenting an active lifestyle with the right food is key. Now this doesn’t mean snacking on crunchy cardboard […]