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 […]
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Last night I hopped on a Vancouver Trolley and I had no idea where I was going. As a guest of the Secret Supper SoirÃ©e, 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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
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) […]
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 […]