Category: Restaurant Promotions

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

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…

Joe Fortes Celebrates 25 Years Slurp & Swirl November 10

Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House, Vancouver’s long-standing iconic downtown restaurant, is proud to host its eighth annual Slurp & Swirl™ – A Wine and Oyster Celebration – on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 from 6pm to 11pm. Co-presented by Mackie Research…

Zest of New West

Explore New Westminster’s finest restaurants from October 15-24th during Zest of New West 2010. With 12 exciting locations offering unique specials, amazing prizes like 1 of 4 wine tastings for 10 people courtesy of Pacific Breeze Winery and knowing that…

Taste of Yaletown

The tastes, treats, sips, sights and sounds of Vancouver’s most desirable neighborhood will come alive again at Taste of Yaletown 2010! The 6th Annual Taste of Yaletown event will take place October 13 – 31, 2010. The popular community-based event…

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