Category: Restaurant Promotions

News from or about the restaurants that may include new menu features, and special promotions.

Bishops Harvest Table Dinners

I attended a four course tasting dinner celebrating the Harvest Table on September 7th which was prepared by Bishops wonderful Chef Andrea Carlson. September is the time of the year that the farmers’ markets are overflowing with fresh produce. It’s…

Aphrodite’s loves Slow Food Sept 23 – Oct 6

Benefit for Terra Madre Fund To celebrate all that’s local, Aphrodite’s Café and Pie Shop will showcase food fresh from the farm. From September 23 to October 6, Aphrodite’s Fresh Sheet will feature a three-course menu showcasing BC-grown ingredients. Cost…

Tomatoes at Provence and Provence

Last night I dined at Provence Marinaside for their 2nd annual Tomato Festival, it is a 3 course menu promotion being offered through August at both Provence Marinaside as well as Provence Mediterranean Grill. There were 3 choices of Appetizers…

Refuel’s Annual BC Spot Prawn Boil Just Got Bigger

Roll up your sleeves, BC spot prawn season is upon us and Refuel is hosting its annual BC Spot Prawn Boil, twice. Thursday May 26 and Thursday June 2 at 7:00pm, guests will gather around communal tables in the dining…

Bao & Brew at Wild Rice

I was excited to taste the Bao & Brew menu recently on a couple accounts, first it is always a pleasure to taste Chef Todd Bright’s modern Chinese dishes, secondly my new radio show which is about beer and food…

Dining Out for Life

With a record number of restaurants participating, this years Dine Out for Life Vancouver fundraiser on Thursday March 24th is featuring 238 restaurants from around the lower mainland. Participating restaurants will contribute 25% of their sales that day to people…

Whoopie Pie Day March 5th

Whoopie Pie Day on Saturday, March 5th at all Tracycakes Bakery Cafe locations in White Rock, Fort Langley and Abbotsford. From 10 am – 5 pm, all Whoopie Pies will be sold 2 for 1 (just $3.00 for two!) with…

Fillo Pastry Making Workshops

Feb 19th at 2pm – Workshop I  (approx 2 hours long) I will be participating in this Fillo Pastry Workshop where Poppy Siormanolakis will teach — Learning to work with store bought fillo pastry! Small intimated Classes For those wanting…

Glowbal Group Dine Out 2011

I was invited to a menu tasting preview at  Society, Glowbal Grill & Sanafir for their Dine Out menu last night. At Society a 3 course meal for $18 is being offered or $35 per person with wine pairings, at…

Charm Modern Thai Dine Out 2011

I was invited to taste a preview of the Dine Out menu for Charm Modern Thai who is offering a 3 course menu for $28. I had the opportunity to taste a selection of the appetizers including the Tiger Prawn…

Wild Rice’s Year of the Rabbit Chinese New Year Menu

One ancient Chinese axiom states that if a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing at least twice. Consider New Yea’s for instance. There’s the mainstream New Year’s Eve held on December 31st – a rather sedate affair by…

Dine Out Vancouver Picks

Here is a primer on how to choose the best restaurants in Vancouver for Dine Out that runs January 24 – February 6th. You may want to listen to my segment on CBC The Early Edition when I talked in…

Dine Out Vancouver Events: Something New

To mark the 9th Annual Dine Out celebration, Tourism Vancouver has added many new and exciting food and wine related events taking place in January and February. Here are a few of the events that you are going to want…

Dine Out Vancouver 2011

Tourism Vancouver’s annual culinary promotion runs from January 24 to February 6 Dine Out Vancouver – the largest dining event of its kind in Canada – is back for a ninth year with more restaurants and more food events than…

Scallops & Citrus at YEW Restaurant

I was in for dinner recently to taste thru their Scallops & Citrus menu that is being presented throughout November at YEW Restaurant in the Four Seasons downtown Vancouver. This $35, three-course, prix-fixe menu focuses on in-season ingredients sourced close…

Signature Spice Market Dishes at Market thru November

For three weeks in November, a spicier side of Jean-Georges comes to life in Vancouver.  From November 8 to 30, guests of Market by Jean-Georges will have the opportunity to taste the dishes and spices of the famed Spice Market,…

Mission Hill Winemaker Dinner Feeds the Foodbank Nov 10

Over the summer, Provence Restaurants have been partnering with Mission Hill Winery to raise money for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. For each bottle of Mission Hill Wine sold at both Provence locations, Mission Hill donates $1 to the Food…

Thanksgiving Dining Out or Dining In

Celebrate Thanksgiving at home or at a restaurant, here is a random selection of restaurants offering brunches, buffets, dinners or turkey to go! Heron’s in Fairmont Waterfront A HARVEST DINNER AT HERONS The Fairmont Waterfront Presents Thanksgiving Day Dinner $68…

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