All posts by pytsui

Science of Cocktails 2018: 1500 Attendees Raising $276,695

Science World’s Science of Cocktails returned for its 3rd year this February and it was just as dazzling as the years before. Yes it is a fundraiser, but don’t expect a stuffy gathering of the elite with crab cakes, standing [...]

March 15, 2018 Cocktails, Downtown, Event

Slurpees and Painkillers to Your Door from 7-Eleven

How many times have you heard from a co-worker “what should I eat today? I don’t want to go too far, it’s raining.” Joining the ranks of food straight to your door, 7-Eleven has partnered with Nomme, a food delivery [...]

February 8, 2018 Richmond, Specialty Shop

Weekend in Whistler for Non-Skiers

Thinking of a quick getaway to Whistler but don’t feel like skiing or snowboarding? Relax, there’s still plenty to enjoy. Crystal Lodge and their restaurants invited us up for a weekend of food and fun and showed me that you [...]

January 16, 2018 travel, Whistler

5 things about Uber Eats in Vancouver

Uber Eats has launched in Vancouver! They held their launch party at Juke Fried Chicken. It was a night of comfort food, flowing cocktails and chatting with foodies and Uber reps. Information! Promo code for $5 off your next 2 [...]

December 22, 2017 British Columbia, Delivery

Bowmore Whisky Tasting: Is older whisky really better?

“What do you think sea air tastes like?” It’s a question that I giggled over with a friend as we waited eagerly in a crowded room of excited whisky tasters above The Blackbird on a rainy Tuesday night. On the [...]

December 8, 2017 Event, product

Wayne Gretzky Estates: A look into winemaking and whiskey distilling

The third part of our trip to the Wayne Gretzky Estates was a tour of their winery and distillery. Complete with vineyard frolicking, mad scientists, moonshine wafting and Hogwarts potions class minus the robes. The most exciting part of the [...]

December 3, 2017 Distillery, Event, Niagara on the Lake, winery

Wayne Gretzky Estates: Wine & Whisky Showdown Dinner

Once a month, Wayne Gretzky Estates throws a dinner party where they pair 3-course meals with both a wine and a whisky cocktail pairing. After each course, every diner places a secret vote (via sacred voting popsicle sticks) for either [...]

November 19, 2017 Distillery, Event, Niagara on the Lake, winery

Wayne Gretzky Estates: Canadian Whisky Cocktail Workshop

On a beautiful autumn evening with a warming whisky in hand, we watched the passionate mixologist Zac Kvas of Wayne Gretzky Estates craft cocktails to a soothing symphony of crackling fire pits. The Great One’s winery and distillery is located in [...]

November 5, 2017 Distillery, Event, Niagara on the Lake, winery