Archive for the category "food"

CinCin Festa di Funghi

November 12th, 2010 @ 2:25pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Perched atop a glow of retail neon on Robson Street, CinCin is an Italian oasis of fine dining, comfort, and indulgence. John and I were recently invited to taste the latest culinary creations from the heritage wood-fired cucina during their Festa di Funghi. We were in Chef Todd Howard’s hands in terms of the menu […]

Touring the Thompson Okanagan: Beer – Tree Brewing, The Noble Pig and the Frick & Frack Taphouse

November 1st, 2010 @ 1:32pm by John Biehler

The following was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Last week I was invited as a guest of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) to experience the region and see what the area has to offer. In this post, I’ll focus on one of my favorite things, beer. Considering the region is […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2011

October 29th, 2010 @ 10:58am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dine Out is one of the most highly-anticipated events in Vancouver as it gives locals and visitors alike the chance to sample menus from their favourite restaurants or those they have always wanted to try. Its popularity is also due to the prix-fixe menus available at participating locations including 3-course meals for $18, $28, or […]

Good Morning From Harrison

October 21st, 2010 @ 10:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night I enjoyed great company, fabulous music, and hazelnut-crusted halibut in the Harrison Hot Springs Resort’s legendary Copper Room. The preserved dining experience from the heyday of the supper club is complimented by an illuminated dance floor brought to life by the sounds of the Jones Boys. From Sinatra to Buble, women in their […]

BC Hospitality Foundation’s Dish N’ Dazzle 2010

October 11th, 2010 @ 10:56am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Changing up the theme and pace of their usual annual fundraiser, the BC Hospitality Foundation presents Dish N’ Dazzle October 25th. Dish N’ Dazzle will showcase 13 of BC’s top chefs and 6 high-caliber bartenders who will be participating in a cocktail contest throughout the evening. Photo credit: John Biehler Participating bartenders include Danielle Tatarin […]

Your Midtown Experience

October 7th, 2010 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earlier this week I documented a day that John and I had in Midtown. We were sent out on behalf of The Rolston to experience a chunk of downtown between False Creek & Helmcken, Burrard & Homer. We walked all around the area, had some amazing baked goods, brunch, spa treatments, lunch, dinner, and an […]

The Midtown Experience

October 5th, 2010 @ 10:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s downtown has many neighbourhoods; some officially named while others are giving nicknames by locals. There’s Gastown, then if you head along Beatty you’re in Crosstown until you get to Yaletown. The West End starts at Burrard and there’s Davie Village, English Bay, and Stanley Park. Coal Harbour faces the North Shore while the Financial […]