Category: Parties & Events

Lin Chinese Cuisine Celebrates 3 Years

On Tuesday November 9th I attended the 3rd Anniversary Multi-Course Banquet dinner at Lin Chinese Cuisine in South Granville. Dish after dish arrived to our table and this delicious meal featuring many of their new menu creations. These were my…

Granville Island Craft Beer & Chocolate Pairing

On Friday November 5th I attended a wonderful event that was put on by the West Coast Chocolate Festival, it was beer and chocolate pairing evening, specifically Granville Island Beer & Rogers Chocolates. The evening also saw Bella Gelateria maestro…

Charm Modern Thai Celebrates 2 Years

On Wednesday November 3rd, I attended the 2nd Anniversary party at Charm Modern Thai in Yaletown. The wine and cocktails were flowing all night long, as soon as the tasty Thai food arrived to the table it was devoured within…

Merridale Cider Tasting at Salt

On Monday November 1st, I attended the Merridale Cidery tasting as part of The Salt Cellar Series at Salt Tasting Room.  Janet Docherty and Rick Pipes, proprietors of Merridale Ciderworks were on hand and I was fortunate to sit with…

2010 Gold Medal Plates: Vancouver

On October 28th, I attended the Gold Medal Plates Awards at the Sheraton Wall Centre where the top 10 Chefs from around British Columbia competed in a Culinary Competition for Gold, Silver and Bronze in one of the most prestigious…

Ocean Wise Cookbook Launch

On Wednesday November 3rd, I attended “Ocean Wise” CookBook Launch Party at C Restaurant. The book was edited by Jane Mundy who spent a year putting the book together, featuring 139 recipes from top Canadian Chefs. Chef Robert Clark and…

Gold Medal Plates: VIP Reception

On October 28th, the Sheraton Wall Centre played host to the VIP Reception held prior to the Gold Medal Plates. Wines were served along with cocktails made with Victoria Gin. Last year’s gold-medal chef, Rob Feenie of Cactus Club, provided…

Top Table Group Trifecta Anniversary

On Wednesday October 27, I attended the Top Table Group’s Trifecta Anniversary party at CinCin where they were celebrating the anniversaries of 3 of their restaurants. CinCin’s 20th Anniversary, West & Blue Water Café each turning 10. It was a…

Toast to the Coast

On Friday October 22nd, I attended The Vancouver Aquarium’s 4th annual Toast to the Coast that featured many of Vancouver’s top restaurants, chefs and wineries serving their food and wine. With 500 guests mingling and tasting, the festivities were in…

Fresh Local Wild Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Fresh Local Wild, a new mobile food cart that opens today on the corner of Granville & Robson downtown Vancouver. The party was held at a secret offsite location where invited guests…

Lift Restaurant Tasting

The other day I attended a media tasting at Lift Restaurant to try some of their new menu creations presented by Chef Scott Kid. Lift has one of the most prestine views in the city with a backdrop of Stanley…

Panache – A Night of Chocolate

I attended the opening event for the West Coast Chocolate Festival on Friday October 15th, this event was called “Panache” and was held at the top of the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel. It was an elegant affair with canapes and…

New Dishes Tasting at Goldfish

Yesterday I attended a media tasting at Goldfish Pacific Kitchen to try some of their new menu creations, 90% of the menu is new and this came about due to a new chefs team at the helm. These guys are…

Taste of Zest of New West

Last night I was guided around 5 different restaurants in different areas of New Westminster to taste some of the featured dishes on the Zest of New West menus before the tasting festival gets underway on October 15th. Each restaurant/lounge…

Krups Kup of Excellence Vancouver

Bump N Grind Wins #1 in Krups Kup of Excellence I was part of a media tour on September 21 that was graciously hosted by Krups in Vancouver. We were all toured around the city by a long white stretch…

La Brasserie Celebrates 2 Years

On Sunday October 3rd I attended La Brasserie’s Two Year Anniversary & Oktoberfest Party. Beer Steins were filled to the brim with German beer and Octoberfest specialties served up including their tasty soft Pretzels. Many of the guests were dressed…

VIFF Gala

Last night I attended the Vancouver International Film Festival Gala Opening Night Party at Rocky Mountaineer Station, an incredible celebration of eating, drinking, mimes, music and mingling. Many restaurants took part in this showcasing of tasty bites and I nibbled…

Caren McSherry “In A Pinch” CookBook Launch

On Wednesday September 29, I attended Caren McSherry “In A Pinch” CookBook Launch Party at the Gourmet Warehouse. This amazing gourmet food and housewares store was the backdrop for an evening of eating and drinking at various stations located throughout…

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