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Dine Out Vancouver 2010: Giveaway

April 16th, 2010 @ 12:48pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dine Out Vancouver returns as local restaurants offer up reasonable prix-fixe three-course menus from April 26th until May 6th. Since 2002 this event is aimed at helping Vancouverites experience culinary creations in their hometown, find new favourite spots to grab a bite, and maybe even treat themselves to a high-dollar dining experience that comes with […]

Cactus Club at English Bay Poll

March 23rd, 2010 @ 10:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Goodbye onion rings, hotdogs and fudgsicles and hello spinach dip. The Parks Board has just approved a development proposal on English Bay that would replace the existing concession stand with a Cactus Club restaurant. “The main concern that I had back then was a high-end restaurant and we didn’t want a suit and tie kind […]

Mission Emp-ossible Battle of the Chefs

March 17th, 2010 @ 12:10pm by Guest Author

The following guest post was written & contributed by Jane Victoria King exclusively for Miss604.com A ‘Kiss of Oak’ but no spot of tea! The Fairmont Empress Victoria is bringing sexy back. Photo credit: Fairmont Empress. Left to right: Takashi Ito, Kevin Brauch, Matthew Batey Take the lively and witty celebrity, Kevin Brauch, Host of […]

Taste BC 2010 – Win Tickets

January 13th, 2010 @ 5:23pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Liberty Wine Merchants is once again presenting Taste BC, an evening of local food, wine, live music and fundraising. Attendees of the event January 19th (from 4:30pm until 7:30pm) will be encouraged to sample creations from fine restaurants along with beers, wines, and artisan cheeses. You can read what my friend Keira had to say […]

Community Gardens in Vancouver

January 12th, 2010 @ 4:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

In recent years more park spaces and vacant lots in Vancouver have been turned into community gardens – sometimes where you would least expect them. Photo credit: 0x on Flickr In the summer heat, sunflowers stretch toward the sky in a plot of land where gasoline and diesel were once poured into tanks. A Shell […]

The Teahouse in Stanley Park

January 8th, 2010 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks before Christmas John and I were invited up to the Teahouse in Stanley Park for dinner. My only other experience at the Teahouse was at an office dinner about nine years ago so my memory definitely needed refreshing. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Located at Ferguson Point in Stanley Park, just […]

Ice Cream for the Holidays

December 11th, 2009 @ 2:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The snow has stopped falling outside and although a cool treat may be the last thing on your wind-chilled mind, I have a something sweet to offer a few readers that just might warm up their day. Ben & Jerry’s has given me 5 pints of ice cream to give away in the hopes that […]

Switzerland: Lindt & Sprungli Chocolates

December 4th, 2009 @ 10:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

After our late night out at a hockey game in Zurich our group packed up and headed East toward Kilchberg, the home of Lindt & Sprungli Chocolates – sponsor of the House of Switzerland Canada that will be in Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Games. The Lindt & Sprungli headquarters do not conduct tours (for […]