Tag: Christmas

Temper Chocolate and Pastry Holiday Preview

I visited Pastry Chef/Owner Steven Hodge for a holiday season preview to taste some of their newest chocolate and pastry creations. Steven Hodge has gotten creative with his seasonal chocolate sculptures to capture the holidays and crafted a handful of…

Chocolate Arts Holiday Preview

I sat down with head chocolatier Greg Hook to learn preview their holiday collection for this years season. From bite-sized stocking stuffers to show-stopping centerpieces, Greg Hook and his team employ their signature combination of artisanal techniques, attention to detail…

A Taste of the Holiday Season at Urban Tea Merchant

I had taste of the Christmas season at Urban Tea Merchant recently where they launched their new TWG teas for the holiday season. I tasted some tea inspired canapes as well as some of the teas from this line-up of…

1,001 Nights for the Holidays at Vancouver’s Shangri-La

To mark the opening of the holiday season at the Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver I enjoyed some of the dishes along with some great musicians who will be entertaining during the holidays. Admiring the famous collection of magical folk tales, β€œThe…

Christmas Baking in the Neighborhood

For all those who celebrate Christmas and for all those who don’t, this is the time of year to indulge in the sweets that comfort the soul. You may find some of the baking with rum and raisins or others…

Gingerbread Houses and More

Tis the season and with it comes the traditional and not so traditional Gingerbread Houses. Gingerbread Houses can be found at many bakeries and shops around the city. Here are just a few places that you can find these houses:…

Tasting at the Vancouver Christmas Market

Last night I visited the Vancouver Christmas Market for the very first time, centrally located on the Plaza at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, all that was needed was snow and Christmas music to get you in the festive mood! This…

Festive Holiday Cocktails

The holiday season is in full swing and with that many of the city’s bartenders have created there holiday list of celebratory cocktails. I met up with three bartenders from restaurants around Vancouver that include Colin Turner at CinCin; Ben…

Pan Pacific Christmas Wish Breakfast Dec 7

The 24th Annual Pan Pacific Vancouver Christmas Wish Breakfast epic toy drive benefiting the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau is being held on Wednesday, December 7, from 6am-9am. Each year the Hotel hosts one of Canada’s largest toy drives where the…

Christmas Eating Festivities

Celebrate Christmas at home or at a restaurant, here is a random selection of restaurants offering brunches, buffets, dinners or turkey to go! Corner Suite Bistro 850 Thurlow Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-569-3415 Web: http://thecornersuite.com/ On December 24, 25 and 26,The…

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