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Archive for the category "food"

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 […]

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 […]