Saxony House Culinary Delights at the Olympics

I met Head Chef Matthias Groschupf today at Saxony House where he described some of the menu items being served during the Olympics. The menu in Vancouver is the very same menu that they offered for the Olympics in Torino,…

Taste the Food of Atlantic Canada House

I had the pleasure of meeting Revanna Powell, a Culinary Student in her 2nd year at The Culinary Institute of Canada in PEI. She is in a 2 year culinary arts program that is affiliated with Holland College in Charlottown….

Dutch Specialties at the Olympics Heineken Holland House

I met Executive Chef Karel Van Tiel yesterday at Heineken Holland House where he guided me through a tasting of some of their Dutch specialties. Not only did they bring their entire chefs team from Holland to Vancouver, they also…

Eat, Art, After Dark

Chambar restaurant highlights the work of Vancouver artists during the Olympics Chambar restaurant will feature the work of two Vancouver artists during the Olympics, with the intention of sharing with the world some of the fantastic young artistic talent that…

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…

ORGANIC LIVES

1829 Quebec Street, Vancouver Phone: 604-505-4599 Web: www.organiclives.org Advice: Ask questions and listen to the staffs recommendations of menu offerings. All about goodness and raw organic foods is the draw here at this very large restaurant/café/store located within minutes from…

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…

House of Switzerland Opening at the Olympics

This afternoon I attended the grand opening of House of Switzerland for the 2010 Winter Olympics on Granville Island in Vancouver. The House of Switzerland is the official Swiss guest centre at the Olympic Games. It has been set-up and…

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…

COBRE

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 52 Powell Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-669-2396 Web: http://cobrerestaurant.com/ Twitter: @cobrerestaurant Advice: Bring a friend along to share dishes. Love the warmth and decor of the room that was designed by Ryan Murfitt, with the rounded…

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…

MIKU RESTAURANT

2-1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-3900 Web: www.mikurestaurant.com Twitter: @MikuRestaurant Advice: Go with a friend or two and be adventurous and share some dishes. I finally visited Miku and I went for lunch with my friend Avelino who works as a…

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…

Drinking Vancouver Launch Party

The Alibi Room was the location for the book launch party that I attended on January 28. The location was fitting, since the book is about places to drink in Vancouver and the Alibi reigns supreme.  Drinking Vancouver was written…

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…

DOCKSIDE RESTAURANT

1253 Johnston Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-685-7070 Web: http://www.docksidebrewing.com Advice: Make a reservation thru Open Table. If someone in your party is celebrating a birthday tell the Manager not the server. My family and I had dinner recently and were delighted…

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