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Afternoon Tea at Tracycakes

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

Culinary Treats at the Olympics House of Switzerland

I met Chef Beda Zengg yesterday at House of Switzerland where he cooked up some of his culinary delights from Switzerland for me to taste. We are fortunate to have some fine Swiss Chefs in Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics…

Win a Vancouver Travellers Deck

Enter to WIN, we are giving away Two of these Cool Vancouver Travellers Decks!! On Your Mark, Get Set… Get ready to discover the “Best 100 Local Places to Eat and Shop in Vancouver!” We’ve got the whole darn city…

Top 10 Take Out Places during the 2010 Olympics

If you are downtown Vancouver and either in a hurry to get to the next Olympic related event or can’t find a seat in your want to go to restaurant! Here are some places that you are sure to get…

Cafes to Visit during 2010 Olympics

If you are Vancouver and looking for a café to socialize with friends or to check your email! Here are some places that you are sure to get good coffee and most have Wi-Fi: Elysian Coffee (2 locations) 590 West…

Afternoon Tea at Secret Garden Tea

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

Meet Restaurant Designer Ryan Murfitt

We all know that Vancouver has some of the best restaurants per capita of anywhere in North America, these restaurants have such wonderful food because of their passionate chefs. One thing that people often remember is the ambience and feel…

Celebrate Year of the Tiger at Wild Rice

Wild Rice has been offering a special Chinese New Year menu since they opened over 9 years ago and each year they have created wonderful menus. This year they will be celebrating the Year of the Tiger and they have…

Valentine’s Day Treats

Speciality Cupcakes Now through to Valentine’s Day, Tracycakes will be preparing freshly made Valentine’s Day cupcakes daily in a variety of flavours like For My Valentine, Hot Lips, Neopolitan, Girlicious and A Moment On Your Lips. All cupcakes are available…

2010 Mixlympic Games at George on Feb 21

On Your Mark, Get Set….Mix! George Ultra Lounge Celebrates the 2010 Mixlympic Games Sunday, February 21 – 12:00 pm George Ultra Lounge, 1137 Hamilton Street, Vancouver Yaletown’s George Ultra Lounge is getting into the spirit of 2010 by inviting some…

A Taste of Atlantic Canada during Olympics

Backstage Lounge, Granville Island Daily Food Sampling -11:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. We couldn’t show you the East Coast hospitality we’re famous for without food-and lots of it! Atlantic Canada House is pleased to offer complimentary food sampling, prepared…

House of Switzerland at the Olympic Games in Vancouver

The XXI Winter Olympic Games will take place from 12 – 28 February 2010 in Canada’s Vancouver and Whistler. The House of Switzerland will be represented twice this time. The unique Swiss guest centres will be set up in the…

Afternoon Tea at 900 West Lounge

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

An Indian Tasting Dinner at Jolly’s

I dined with a group of media friends recently at Jolly’s, a wonderful restaurant in Kitsilano that is a purveyor of fine Indian cuisine. Although we had a select menu, we were often surprised to see more and more dishes…

Sumac Ridge Wine Tasting Feb 5 & 6

CELEBRATE CANADIAN SUCCESS! When: Friday, February 5: 4pm – 7pm Saturday, February 6: 2pm – 5pm Where: Location: BC Liquor Store in Park Royal North 570 Park Royal North, West Vancouver What: Join the Great Estates of the Okanagan team…

Opus Hotel Brims with Olympic Spirit

Figure skater, hockey player or snowboarder? OPUS Bar’s innovative, hand-crafted cocktail menu allows guests to choose a cocktail to match their room or alter-ego, one of the five fictional muses behind the hotel’s décor schemes. The names of the lifestyle…

Year of the Tiger Brunch Feb 14 at Cafe Pacifica

Bring in the Year of the Tiger over gourmet brunch with the entire family: Five spice barbeque pig * roast prime striploin of beef * sushi * wok fried snapper * Han Chinese dumplings * Manchurian congee bar * seafood…

Valentine’s Dinner Feb 13 at Café Pacifica

Join us for a romantic Valentine’s eve, featuring live Opera music, a serenading violinist, a sumptuous buffet dinner with made-to-order pasta bar and stunning harbour views. 6pm – 9pm Antipasti * roast lamb and pork * Calabrian seafood cioppino *…

Ocean Wise Mystery Tour

I was invited to take part in the amazing Ocean Wise Mystery Tour on January 21st , a unique event to celebrate 5 years of the Ocean Wise program. The event was kicked off with a champagne reception at the…

Gastown: Eat and Drink during 2010 Olympics

For locals and visitors alike eating in Vancouver during the Olympics and Para-Olympics will have it’s challenges. Obviously being downtown or close to any of the Olympic venues will see lots of people and most of the restaurants, bars, lounges…

Taste the Olympic Spirit at YEW

YEW restaurant + bar is celebrating the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games with some fresh and fun new dishes and drinks. Last week I was an invited to YEW for an Olympic Samper Tasting and tasting I did, try some…

Commercial Drive: Eat and Drink during 2010 Olympics

For locals and visitors alike eating in Vancouver during the Olympics and Para-Olympics will have it’s challenges. Obviously being downtown or close to any of the Olympic venues will see lots of people and most of the restaurants, bars, lounges…

Afternoon Tea at Bacchus Lounge

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

Point Grey: Eat and Drink during 2010 Olympics

For locals and visitors alike eating in Vancouver during the Olympics and Para-Olympics will have it’s challenges. Obviously being downtown or close to any of the Olympic venues will see lots of people and most of the restaurants, bars, lounges…

Justin Taylor’s Olympic Cocktails

Justin Taylor is a Bartender at YEW Restaurant & Bar in the Four Seasons Hotel downtown Vancouver, where he has been mixing drinks for the past 2 years. Prior to coming to Vancouver he was a Bartender in Toronto, he…

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