Archive for the category "vancouver"

Grain Tasting Bar Vancouver

April 10th, 2013 @ 7:18pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grain Tasting Bar is the latest main lobby attraction at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver that combines rustic and contemporary elements with chic ambiance. Local craft beer specials on game nights, wood-fired pizzas, and featured BC growers, distillers, and brewers make this new hot spot shine. Photo courtesy of Grain Tasting Bar Chef Thomas Heinrich is […]

Northern Voice 2013: Submit Your Talk

April 10th, 2013 @ 2:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Other conferences might claim to have been the first social media or blogging conference in the country or the province but you’re hearing it from me today that Northern Voice was the very first. Northern Voice launched in the late winter of 2005 solely to talk about personal blogging. Before social networking, before professional blogging, […]

Diva at the Met: Diva Corn Dog & Food Truck-Inspired Lunch

April 10th, 2013 @ 12:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Diva at the Metropolitan Hotel on Howe Street’s focuses on delivering Pacific Northwest flavours through breakfast, lunch, and dinner with playful twists on classic dishes. I popped in for a power lunch earlier this month to experience Executive Chef Hamid Salimian’s latest offering – the Food Truck-Inspired Lunch. John and I first met Chef Hamid […]

YVR Airport Best in North America

April 10th, 2013 @ 11:18am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”) was once again named Best Airport in North America at the Skytrax World Airport Awards in Geneva, Switzerland today. Rated 8th overall worldwide, it is the only North American airport included in the top ten. This is the fourth year in a row that YVR has been awarded this distinction. I’ve […]

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Photos

April 9th, 2013 @ 1:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is on now with dozens of free and inexpensive activities and events that will get you out and about under these beautiful pink petals. In celebration of the festival, I have put together a collection of Vancouver Cherry Blossom Photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool. All of the following photos […]