Archive for the category "food"

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 […]

Dine Out Vancouver: Glowbal Grill

April 28th, 2010 @ 8:06pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This evening I had some friends in from out of town, one of which had never been to Vancouver before. When it came to selecting a spot for dinner I thought of Glowbal after meeting their social media guy (who runs @Glowbal_Group) at the Twestival event in March. We’re also right in the middle of […]

Top Five for 2010: Whistler

April 27th, 2010 @ 2:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Kicking off a new series on called Top Five I’ll be featuring my personal picks for things to see and do in various BC communities in 2010. Having recently spent the last two weekends in Whistler, it’s a natural starting point for the series. These are my Top Five picks for spring and summer […]

Ben & Jerry’s Bloggerpalooza

April 18th, 2010 @ 11:48am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago I was flown out to Burlington, Vermont to experience how a globally-recognized all natural ice cream company runs their business. It was called the Ben & Jerry’s “blogger bash” or “bloggerpalooza” as I joined about a dozen others from online publications around North America in this adventure.