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…

Great Gatsby Chocolate & Martini Evening October 22

Speak Easy Martini’s paired with chocolate infused canapés Now in its 8th year, the festival added a brand new event: “Great Gatsby” Martini and Chocolate Evening presented in partnership with Leigh Square Community Arts Village and Christine’s Catering Company. This…

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…

Vancouver Aquarium’s Toast to the Coast October 22

Fill your bellies and your closet at the Vancouver Aquarium’s Toast to the Coast, Friday, October 22, from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Enjoy good food, great wine, and local entertainment including a live DJ and fashion show all in support…

Contest: Win a copy of “In A Pinch”

Having friends over for dinner doesn’t have to be a big production. With In a Pinch, Caren McSherry will show you how to make a 5-star meal in nothing flat. Gone are the days of 3-day preparations, obscure cooking utensils,…

Seafood in Steveston

On September 30, I dined at three different restaurants in Steveston with a group of media to taste a variety of different seafood dishes as well as a few others at some notable restaurants. This Steveston Village tour was organized…

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…

Win 2 Tickets to Panache

Enter to WIN, 2 tickets to Panache (value $120) on October 15th. Panache is the Opening Event for the West Coast Chocolate Festival being held at top of the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside, with an elegant evening of chocolate, wine,…

Speak easy—it’s prohibition night at Two Chefs & a Table

On Friday, October 15th, for one night only, Two Chefs and a Table is turning the calendar back to the days of prohibition for a special dinner featuring a set menu matched with cocktails from Vancouver’s cocktail slinging-legend Jay Jones….

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…

Chocolate Festival October 15 – November 10th

I love chocolate and I know that many of you do as well and I’m so happy to be attending some of these amazing chocolate inspired events that will be taking place around the Vancouver area over the next month….

2011 Chinese Restaurant Awards Launched

The Vancouver area is a Mecca for some of the best Chinese restaurants in the world, last February, the world’s most prestigious travel publication, Condé Nast Traveler, proclaimed what many residents already knew, that Metro Vancouver has the best Chinese…

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…

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