Category: Parties & Events

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…

Taste and Sip at TASTE BC 2010

I recently attended Taste BC, 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 about…

Glowbal Opening

Last night was the re-opening party for Glowbal in Yaletown, now known as a Steakouse specializing in Steaks and Satay. The mood was festive as invited guests mingled about drinking Martini’s, Champagne Cocktails, Wine, Beer and eating the tasty Appies…

Lupo Opening

Last night was the opening party for Lupo, a new Italian Restaurant in Yaletown.  Lupo is located in a delightful turn of the century Heritage House, a contemporary kitchen that is serving fresh reinventions of Italian classics in a cozy,…

Piato 1st Anniversary Party

I spent the night of December 3rd at Piato Estiatorio, enjoying their wonderful greek cuisine, indulged with grilled pita and hummous and tzataki for dipping, loved the mini lamb burger and other appies. Complimentary wine was served along with appies,…

Hub Opening

Hub Restaurant and Lounge held their grand opening party on Tuesday December 1st. They featured complimentary food and drinks from their food and cocktail menus including lobster wings, poutine, bruschetta and their already popular pazookie for dessert. Located in the…

Cafe Muse Opening

Café Muse held their Grand Opening Party on Thursday November 26th. Guests were treated to Caffe Umbria coffee and espresso, Dao Tea offered samples of their green tea and the chef from Anduccis cooked up fresh pasta with chicken and…

Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown

The 2nd Annual Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown was a huge success at a great event hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium on November 25th. This sold out event saw hundreds of people sampling many or all of the ten chowders…

A Night with Theo Chocolate

Joe Whinney, CEO and founder of Theo Chocolate spoke at The Refinery on November 20th about his journey and his company. Theo Chocolate is a fair-trade, certified organic bean-to-bar chocolate producer in Seattle. They were one of the first to…

Hopscotch

One of the largest festivals of its kind in Vancouver, this Grand Tasting brought together a full spectrum of companies showcasing the top brands in the business from Scotch to Whisky to Beer and more. This is the 13 annual…

A Night of Don Julio Tequila

The Don Julio ‘Height of Craftmanship’ event hosted by Goldfish Pacific Kitchen in Yaletown on November 16 was a great success and a lot of fun. There were stations scattered about the room which offered up Luxury Drops of 3…

Charlotte Voisey, Global Brand Ambassador for Hendrick’s

I had the pleasure of attending a fun Spirited Lunch event hosted by Society on Tuesday, November 10th, and met special guest Charlotte Voisey, Global Brand Ambassador for Hendrick’s Gin. Charlotte is an internationally awarded mixologist who lives in New…

Bordeaux Under One Roof

Wines from the Bordeaux region of France were poured at the Trade tasting in Vancouver November 3rd. This tasting that was part of a tour also touched down in Montreal, Toronto and then ended in Vancouver, the walk around wine…

The Craft of Cointreau Mixologists Competition

There are all sorts of competitions for bartenders happening in and around Vancouver, when I heard that Jay Jones, one of the partners of the new restaurant/bar Pourhouse in Gastown was organizing ‘The Craft of Cointreau’ I had to be…

C Food Cookbook Launch Party

The Vancouver Aquarium was the location for the book launch party that I attended with Sheryl Cohen last night for the spectacular cookbook by C Restaurant owner Harry Kambolis and executive chef Robert Clark… The book challenged executive chef Robert…

Chef Vikram Vij Creates Fusion at the Chan

Chef Vikram Vij known for his creative fusion Indian cooking in Vancouver and around the world. From an idea that Sid Katz, Director of the Chan Centre at UBC had along with an idea that Vikram Vij had, this night…

Undercover

On Thursday October 29th I had the pleasure to go ‘Undercover’ at one of the most secretave wine events of the season. Hosted by the Raymond James Lionsgate Financial to benefit Shooting Stars Foundation in support of direct service local…

Society Opening

Last night was the opening party for Global’s newest jewel in the crown, Society in Yaletown.  A dining lounge that is upbeat, sophisticated, fun and glam with great food and drink to celebrate. I loved the pink chandeliers that are…

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