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Candlelight Conservation Dinner 2009

October 27th, 2009 @ 9:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tourism Vancouver and BC Hydro have teamed up for a special dining opportunity happening tomorrow around Vancouver. On Wednesday October 28th the Candlelight Conservation Dinner will see over 30 restaurants around town dimming their dining room lights to promote saving energy during the last week of Power Smart Month. The Candlelight Conservation Dinner is designed […]

Taste of Yaletown 2009

October 14th, 2009 @ 8:04pm by Guest Author

The following post was written exclusively for Miss604.com by Hedwig Schipperheijn. Kicking off tomorrow, October 15th and running until the 31st, Taste of Yaletown and its 22 participating restaurants will be tantalizing palates and inviting you to try something new. Last night I got to sample some of the lovely three-course dinners ranging from $25 […]

Hell's Kitchen Finale Party at Araxi

October 13th, 2009 @ 11:50pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Spoiler alert: The following post mentions the winner of the sixth season of Hell’s Kitchen This afternoon we rented a car and drove the lovely Sea to Sky Highway in order to attend the Hell’s Kitchen finale screening party at Araxi in Whistler. Araxi this summer John and I had the pleasure of dining at […]

Araxi Cookbook Launch

October 7th, 2009 @ 9:12pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This evening I grabbed my gal Keira-Anne and took her up to the penthouse (suite 5801) of the Shangri-La Hotel in Vancouver. We were attending the cookbook launch of Araxi Restaurant in Whistler and got to taste delectable canapes the recipes for which are all included in the book. I got to finally meet Executive […]

Hell's Kitchen Finale Celebration at Araxi

October 6th, 2009 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Season six of FOX’s hit series Hell’s Kitchen, featuring Chef Gordon Ramsay, is coming to a close and the winner will claim the Head Chef position at Araxi Restaurant in Whistler, working under Executive Chef James Walt. To celebrate the finale and to welcome the new Head Chef, they’re holding a red carpet episode viewing […]

1st Annual RIPE Vancouver A Success

October 5th, 2009 @ 9:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Local farm-fresh food, regional beer, and BC wine, were served to those who came out to support RIPE last Thursday. This fundraiser to promote, support, and expand local farmers markets was held at Performance Works on Granville Island with a goal of inspiring others to take up the local food movement. “We couldn’t have been […]

The Morrissey on Granville

October 1st, 2009 @ 9:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago I got a tour of the newly-renovated Morrissey on Granville and last night Keira and stopped in for a bit to check it out at night. The renovation of this watering hole with a loyal customer base represents far more than a design overhaul; it’s a non-pretentious, laid back, yet really […]

RIPE: An Evening of Local Food and Libations

August 27th, 2009 @ 10:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On October 1st, 2009 the Vancouver Farmers Markets are presenting RIPE: the first annual evening of local food and libations. The event aims to raise funds and support of the organizations and initiatives surrounding eating local. “This includes the establishment of a Farmers Nest Egg Fund, and the creation of the recently announced New City […]