Archive for the category "food"

Get Active Prize Pack

June 30th, 2010 @ 3:58pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is one active town and I know this because when there is a hint of sunshine the Sea Wall is just as crowded as the Pattullo Bridge in morning rush hour. Photo: Lululemon That being said, complimenting an active lifestyle with the right food is key. Now this doesn’t mean snacking on crunchy cardboard […]

Caramel Hat Trick for a Cause

June 28th, 2010 @ 11:11am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few month ago I was invited to attend Bloggerpalooza at Ben & Jerry’s headquarters in Vermont. It was a whirlwind tour filled with chocolate chunks, raspberry swirls, and my first-ever Vermonster experience. It was at that time that I found out about a uniquely Canadian flavour that was about to launch called Caramel Hat […]

Hapa Izakaya on Robson

June 24th, 2010 @ 10:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Despite living in the West End with access to a plethora of restaurants and ethnic eats, John and I usually stay home to eat. It’s a nice treat to head out for food, drinks, and good times with friends. We just so happened to have one of those nights last week as Keira joined us […]

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 […]