Category: Restaurant Promotions

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

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…

Growing Chefs! A Harvest Kitchen Party October 25

Growing Chefs! Chefs for Children’s Urban Agriculture is excited to announce its 2nd annual fundraising party. On October 25th, the Dirty Apron Cooking School will host From Farms to Forks: A Harvest Kitchen Party pairing prominent local chefs and growers….

Le Gavroche welcomes Bordeaux icon Gildas d’Ollone Oct 29

On Friday, October 29, Le Gavroche will welcome Gildas d’Ollone of Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande for a very special evening of rare wines, exquisite food and fabulous company. Last April, during the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival, Mr….

An Evening at the Italian Opera Buffet

Last Saturday evening I dined at Café Pacifica inside the Pan Pacific Hotel for their Italian Opera Buffet. I was invited by the Pan Pacific to come and experience their Italian Opera night, it was a discovery of sorts for…

Tomato Festival at Provence thru August

Ahhh tomatoes – the ultimate summer food – ripe, juicy and brimming with sunshine goodness. I had dinner the other night at Provence Marinaside to taste their special 3 course Tomatoes inspired menu. I loved the Heirloom Tomato Tart which…

Summer Time at Q4

Q4 recently launched their summer menu with a brand new pizza oven firing off traditional thin-crust pizzas every night. They also have great summer specials including an Antipasto sharing platter and prosecco on the new patio. A friend joined me…

Klahowya at The Fish House thru September

The Fish House in Stanley Park has launched a special menu this summer, the Klahowya Menu. Much like the ubiquitous ‘ciao’ of Italian, ‘klahowya’ means ‘welcome,’ ‘how are you?’ or ‘good-bye’ in the Chinook Jargon* of the Pacific Northwest. This…

Smokin’ Sundays Barbeque at Fairmont Pacific Rim

Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk, international barbecue champion and best selling cookbook author is cooking up a smokin’ all you can eat bbq all summer long every Sunday from 11am – 4pm on the outdoor patio at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. The…

Night Dim Sum at Wild Rice thru September

Wild Rice has launched their summer menu with many new dishes created by Chef Todd Bright. I was in for a tasting last week from several dishes that I tried there were a few that stood out immediately. This is Wild…

60 Nights of Floating Dinners

Don’t be surprised if over the summer months you see a different type of ‘boat’ moored in False Creek. This ‘boat’ is actually a very elegant 12-person dining room, floating on a base of plastic bottles. The seaworthy dining room is the first…

Summer at Seasons in the Park

Seasons in the Park has launched their summer menu with many new dishes created by Chef Buddy Wolfe. A friend joined me for a wonderful dinner tasting some of their new dishes on their summer menu. Ideally on a sunny day you are…

Bretagne/Normandie Menu at Bistro Pastis

The other night, I dined with friends at Bistro Pastis, Vancouver’s own authentic French bistro where you can enjoy French regional summer dinners – a traditional three-course table d’hôte for only $35. Located on France’s northwest coast, this areas specialties…

Summertime at The Teahouse

The Teahouse has launched their summer menu with many new dishes created by Chef Francois Gagnon. A friend joined me as we enjoyed a wonderful dinner tasting some of their new dishes on their summer menu. Ideally on a sunny…

Imagine1day One Sip at a Time

This morning I had the pleasure of enjoying a cup of this delicious Ethiopia Sidamo Nekisse Micro Selection coffee at 49th Parallel Coffee. Vince Piccolo, coffee guru behind 49th Parallel Coffee Roasting Company in partnership with Shannon and Chip Wilson,…

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at Wild Rice

Last night, I tasted some of the Asian Heritage dishes that Wild Rice will be featuring during Asian Heritage Month at the restaurant from May 7-31. My favourite from the selections were the Curry Vegetable Bao, I could have eaten…

Dine Out at The Westward Ho!

I was invited to taste a preview of Chef Ron’s Dine Out menu the other day. Since I hadn’t been to The Westward Ho at the University Golf  Club before I had no idea what to expect, all I knew…

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