Category: Parties & Events

Commune Cafe Tasting

Recently I attended a media tasting at Commune Café to try some of their new menu creations as they launched their new dinner menu. I had dined at Commune Café previously. Commune Cafe has expanded its service and is now…

Kitchen Uncorked at YEW Celebrating the Games

On Tuesday Feb 8th I attended this celebration of the 2010 Olympics held inside the kitchen at the Four Seasons Vancouver Hotel. I tasted many items from the Olympics menu which is being featured again in their YEW Restaurant for…

Atithi Celebrates 2 Years

On Monday February 7, I attended the 2nd Anniversary Multi-Course Bengali dinner hosted by Atithi Indian Restaurant in Kitsilano. They invited some media friends to a 7 course tasting menu to celebrate their anniversary. Chef Roy Abhishek welcomed everyone and…

Big Night 2011

On February 4th I attended Big Night, I have attended many over the past few years and this is always an event that I look forward too– this is Vancouver Magazine’s Big Night! This was a celebration of the top…

Tourism Vancouver: The Inside Taste

On January 20th I attended The Inside Taste – A Sustainable Plate & Pairing Challenge along with Marissa Winters who was my co-reporter of the evening, she won our contest and came up from Seattle to join me at this…

Rouge Opening

On January 27th, I attended the opening party of Rouge that saw a few hundred people mingle over cocktails, shots, wine and passed around bites. Rouge Event Lounge is located at 1240 Richard St. Vancouver, BC and online at www.rougeeventlounge.com…

Taste BC 2011

I recently attended Taste BC 2011, a fundraiser put on by Liberty Wine Merchants with proceeds going to BC Children’s Hospital – Oak Tree Clinic. The event held at the Hyatt gave my friends and I a chance to walk…

Taste of Blue Mountain

On Monday, January 17 I attended an evening celebrating the premium wines of BC’s Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars at the Four Seasons Hotel.  The event was grazing style which allowed guests to wander the room sampling wines paired with…

2011 HSBC Chinese Restaurant Awards

This years awards presentation was stepped up from last year and I was happy to see the River Rock Hotel host such a nice award ceremony. At the reception we dined on some of the winners dishes, I especially enjoyed…

Las Margaritas Don Julio Pairing Dinner

On December 7th I attended this tasting dinner pairing Don Julio Tequila with a menu prepared by popular Mexican eatery Las Margaritas in Kitsilano. As people were seated they were served the Cider House Rules Cocktail made with the Blanco…

Q4 al Centro Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Q4 al Centro, that opens today connected to the elegant L’Hermitage Hotel on Richards & Robson in downtown Vancouver. The ever so crowded party was filled to the rim with guests and…

Prairie Organic Vodka Tasting at Fairmont

I recently attended a tasting at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver`s 900 Lounge to taste some Prairie Organic Vodka Cocktails. First one was the Tallgrass Tea –made with Prairie Organic Vodka, green tea, sugar and fresh lemon juice Second cocktail was the…

Celebrating 2 Years at The St. Regis Hotel

On Wednesday December 1st, I attended the 2nd Anniversary Party of the St. Regis Hotel which was almost like a roving House Party. The wine and Kir cocktails were flowing all evening, a couple of large platters of cheese and…

Celadon Korean Cooking

On November 22nd I attended an evening of Korean cooking with Sonny and Maggie Huh of Celadon Whistler that was held at Barbara Joes Books for Cooks in Vancouver. I had been invited by Pedro Villalon of Dao Tea who…

Coast Highland Park Pairing Dinner

On Sunday November 21st I had the pleasure of dining at Coast for their Highland Park Pairing Dinner as part of the Hopscotch festival. To begin the evening there was a reception to welcome everyone and to experience a signature…

Vancouver Foodster Fall Flavours

The Vancouver Foodster Fall Flavours event was lots of fun for all who braved the cold to come and taste some of the best gelato at Bella Gelateria on November 23rd. A food networking event that connected Vancouver’s vibrant food…

2010 Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown

The 3rd Annual Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown was a huge success at a great event hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium on November 24th. This event saw hundreds of people sampling many or all of the twelve chowders from BC’s…

Breakfast at Rocky Mtn Flatbread

Do you love eating pizza for breakfast ? Now you don`t have to feel guilty, you can start your day right with a selection of breakfast pizzas topped with scrambled eggs, steak, wild boar bacon, chocolate and bananas. Rocky Mountain…

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