Archive for the category "food"

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 […]

Caramel Hat Trick for a Cause

June 28th, 2010 @ 11:11am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few month ago I was invited to attend Bloggerpalooza at Ben & Jerry’s headquarters in Vermont. It was a whirlwind tour filled with chocolate chunks, raspberry swirls, and my first-ever Vermonster experience. It was at that time that I found out about a uniquely Canadian flavour that was about to launch called Caramel Hat […]

Hapa Izakaya on Robson

June 24th, 2010 @ 10:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Despite living in the West End with access to a plethora of restaurants and ethnic eats, John and I usually stay home to eat. It’s a nice treat to head out for food, drinks, and good times with friends. We just so happened to have one of those nights last week as Keira joined us […]

Vancouver Street Food Vendors

May 27th, 2010 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday the Sun reported that City Hall is poised to expand Vancouver’s street food menu by launching a pilot project this summer that will allow mobile kitchens on wheels to operate alongside our existing hotdog and chestnut carts. Photo credit: stevelyon on Flickr The move will likely expand the menu available on city sidewalks from […]

Vancouver’s 1st Cupcake Challenge

May 26th, 2010 @ 1:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s first Cupcake Challenge is taking over the Roundhouse in Yaletown on Sunday June 20th, filling it with sprinkles, frosting, and some healthy competition. Photo credit: Aaron Landry on Flickr What Vancouver’s 1st Cupcake Challenge Who Various cupcakes bakers and businesses in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland Where Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown When June […]

East Coast Good Times Out West

May 13th, 2010 @ 3:35pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Doolin’s Irish Pub is presenting its 4th annual “East Coast Good Times” lobster dinner on Wednesday May 19th. John and I attended last year and it was a bib-tying, finger-licking, codfish-kissing good time. For this year’s event they have offered up ten seats to Miss604 readers so I’ll be drawing 5 winners who can each […]

Vancouver Receives Fair Trade Town Status

May 6th, 2010 @ 2:03pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon City Council passed a motion to support Fair Trade, making Vancouver the first major city in Canada to achieve “Fair Trade Town” status. The application process has taken about a year however this afternoon’s vote sealed the deal. From a press release issued today, “The city’s endorsement of the application was the last […]

Dine Out Vancouver: Regional Tasting Lounge

May 5th, 2010 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday our friend Henry, who works Chile but was raised in Vancouver, was in town briefly so we went out to dinner to catch up. Since Dine Out Vancouver is still going strong, I made arrangement for us to check out Regional Tasting Lounge ( in Yaletown. is currently only featuring its Dine Out […]