Archive for the category "food"

Dine Out Vancouver 2011: Seasons in QE Park & The Teahouse at Stanley Park

January 17th, 2011 @ 9:27am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dine Out Vancouver 2011 kicks off in exactly one week offering prix-fixe, 3-course menus at over a hundred restaurants around Vancouver. For $18, $28, or $38 you can sip, sample, and savour selections at your favourite establishments, or explore something new. As a warm-up for the event, that only lasts until February 6th, I have […]

Secret Supper Soiree

January 15th, 2011 @ 4:35pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night I hopped on a Vancouver Trolley and I had no idea where I was going. As a guest of the Secret Supper Soirée, all I knew is that the trolley would take us to three locations (that were not restaurants) where we would enjoy four wine pairings and six dinner courses. As it […]

Favourite Vancouver Food Experiences of 2010

December 29th, 2010 @ 12:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was a big year in the Vancouver foodie scene with the introduction of street food vendors, Fair Trade Town status, and even the city’s first cupcake competition. In 2010 I was fortunate to dine at many of the region’s finest establishments, judge a cocktail competition or three, and recap experiences from across the province. […]

White Spot Christmas Lunch for Charity

December 21st, 2010 @ 11:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

For more than a decade White Spot employees at the Richmond Centre and Kingsway locations have given up their Christmas mornings and afternoons to remain open and dedicate their workday to two great causes. Photo credit: Derek K Miller on Flickr Locations: White Spot Richmond Centre – Unit 1902 – 6551 No. 3 Road, Richmond, […]

The Apron at The Westin Wall Centre Richmond

December 15th, 2010 @ 5:25pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earlier this month John and I met Executive Chef Hamid Salimian behind the scenes at the Westin Whistler. He recently invited us to check out his restaurant, The Apron, located in the Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport in Richmond (just off Sea Island Way). I didn’t know what to expect (or how to get there) […]

Granville Island Public Market Food Bank Drive

December 14th, 2010 @ 11:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a part of the 2nd Annual Granville Island Public Market Food Bank Drive the Granville Island Day Vendors Association (GIDVA) will be collecting non-perishable food items and cash in the Public Market on behalf of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society until January 9, 2011. The wish-list for food items includes: canned meat/fish, peanut […]