All posts by DesignGirl

Sidecut: Mezcal y Maize – A Taco Après Party Recap

In partnership with Four Seasons Hotel Mexico’s award-winning Fifty Mils and their star mixologis Mica Rousseau, SIDECUT presents Mezcal y Maize – The Apres Party during Cornucopia in Whistler. Rousseau’s talent and creativity knows no bounds as demonstrated by his [...]

November 17, 2017 Event, Whistler

Home-gating with Casa di Mama

Casa di Mama is the official pizza of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the perfect snack for game day. Since I’m from Vancouver, we have the BC Lions in the Western Division of the CFL. They have had 6 [...]

November 17, 2017 British Columbia, product

Sugarfina Opens at Metropolis at Metrotown

Sugarfina, the world’s finest candy boutique, introduces it’s first Canadian boutique to Metropolis at Metrotown. Metrotown has definitely gotten a little bit sweeter as it’s located beside Build-a-Bear. The instagramable boutique welcomes shoppers to candy heaven with a sweet selection [...]

November 16, 2017 Burnaby Central, Specialty Shop

Reinventing South African Winemaking: 2017 Whistler Cornucopia Recap

The winemaking culture of South Africa is in the middle of a perfect storm and as been making wine for 350+ years since 1659. The country has a venerable tradition of old vines and established wineries, but a wave of [...]

November 15, 2017 Event, Whistler

Wine and Junk Food Seminar: 2017 Whistler Cornucopia Recap

Even the most sophisticated palates splurge on junk food from time to time. I know I do. Food and wine pairing shouldn’t be reserved for fancy dinner parties, everyday can be a chance to experience new flavour combinations. Are you [...]

November 14, 2017 Event, Whistler

Hula Poké at Pacific Centre Food Court in Vancouver

Hulu Poké is now open at Pacific Centre in Downtown Vancouver serving up Hawaiian-inspired poké bowls and tostadas. There has been a surge of poke shops opening up around the Lower Mainland and there’s no stopping them. Vancouverites love their [...]

November 14, 2017 Downtown, Fusion, Seafood, Three Beakers

Cellar Door Grand Tasting: 2017 Whistler Cornucopia Recap

We attended the first weekend of Whistler Cornucopia and our first event was attending the Cellar Door Grand Tasting. This was a signature event featuring fine wines each priced at over $35 from various wineries around the world. The event took place [...]

November 13, 2017 Event, Whistler

Quick and Easy Weekday Eggs

We all love hitting the snooze button before waking up and getting ready to work. For some, eating breakfast isn’t part of their morning routine before heading out the door. Egg Farmers of Canada wants to inspire Canadians to eat [...]

November 13, 2017 Breakfast, Recipes

McDonalds: Buttermilk Crispy Tenders

When I was in the United States the other week, I saw they has their new Buttermilk Crispy Tenders and it’s not available in Canada. When I travel, I love finding new fast food items. Even though crispy tenders isn’t [...]

November 11, 2017 Colorado, Fast Food

West Coast Adventure with Ford SUVs

Ford Canada brought together a group of bloggers from Western Canada to experience a West Coast Adventure up to the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia. Since I am from the West Coast, I am very fortunate to be so close [...]

November 10, 2017 Car, Sunshine Coast, travel

Fuud Meal Kit Delivery in Vancouver

Fuud is a meal kit delivery service that provides fresh, locally-sourced ingredients with weekly delicious recipes from local chefs in Vancouver, Canada. They have 3 types of meal plans to choose from – Omnivore, Vegetarian and Gluten-free. These days, I love [...]

November 9, 2017 British Columbia, product

Lay’s BLT: Review

Lay’s BLT is the latest flavour to hit grocery store shelves. I feel like I’ve seen them before since it’s seems like a normal flavour compared to some of the other types that have come out this year. I was [...]

November 8, 2017 British Columbia, product

The Holy Crab: Monster Roll Challenge

The Holy Crab in Downtown Vancouver has the Monster Roll Challenge where guests are invited to devour their 36-inch seafood roll in 5 minutes or less. It weighs a whopping 6 pounds. If you are defeated, you have to pay [...]

November 7, 2017 Cajun/Creole, food challenge, Robson Street/West End, Seafood

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Michael J. Fox Theatre: Review

  is a classic musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. It’s been brought back to Michael J Fox Theatre from November 3 – 18 by Align Entertainment Inc.. The story, set in ancient Egypt, is based on the rags to riches [...]

November 6, 2017 Event, South Burnaby

Deck the halls with the Home Collection at Real Canadian Superstore

I love the holidays season and it’s just around the corner. A great time for friends and family to gather around the home and enjoy in delicious eats and conversation. My kitchen is really the heart of the home as [...]

November 3, 2017 British Columbia, home, product

Sushi Bar Maumi: Reservation Only Omakase

Sushi Bar Maumi is located on Davie Street in Vancouver and specializes in nigiri sushi for his omakase menu. Reservations are required, so they will not take walk-ins. Omakase is $75 per person and if you want to order more, [...]

November 2, 2017 Four Beakers, Japanese, Robson Street/West End, Seafood, Sushi

United Airlines: Vancouver to Denver (UA 381)

Heading off to another adventure in Colorado to visit their gorgeous landscape created by the Rocky Mountains. I booked my flight with United Airlines as it was the cheapest option that was convenient for my schedule. I boarded flight UA [...]

October 31, 2017 Airplane Meals, British Columbia, Colorado

Dockside Restaurant: Fall Menu Sneak Peek

The Dockside Restaurant on Granville Island is a place locals and tourist love to come to for the views and the fresh seafood options on the menu. They like to keep their menu seasonal, so they have recently launched a [...]

October 28, 2017 Granville Island, Seafood, Three Beakers, WestCoast