Browsing the "British Columbia" Category

The Ellis: Brunch in Kitsilano

The Ellis opened this Summer in Kitsilano serving up delicious Pacific North West Comfort Food. They are named after Ellis Island, as it was the pivotal point of entry for over 12 million immigrants. It’s a symbol of freedom and [...]

December 10, 2017 Brunch, Four Beakers, Kitsilano

Vegan Inspired Dinner & Improv Comedy at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

Although I may not be vegan, I can appreciate delicious vegan food. It’s been easier for me to accept vegan desserts since they don’t have dairy, but I’m open to expanding my palate with other vegan dishes. Rocky Mountain Flatbread [...]

December 9, 2017 Event, Kitsilano, Vegetarian

Starbucks: Christmas Tree Frappuccino in Canada and US

Starbucks is releasing a Christmas Tree Frappuccino from December 7 to 11th in the Canada and the US. When I was this in the morning, I got pretty darn excited! This festive drink starts with a Peppermint Mocha Crème Frappuccino, [...]

December 7, 2017 British Columbia, Cafe

Top Value Seminar: 2017 Whistler Cornucopia Recap

This seminar as part of Whistler Cornucopia focuses on wines from around the world that share a common quality:  they over-deliver for their price point. Top Value Wines seminar was led by Rachelle Goudreau, Tyler Dawson & Jason Yamasaki on [...]

December 7, 2017 Event, Whistler, winery

Giveaway: Nestle Toll House Cookie Cake + 2 Lunch Combos

Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip  is open on Howe Street in Vancouver right in the heart of Downtown Vancouver. They have cookies, sandwiches, and sweets are any special event. We’re celebrating by partnering up to give you a taste of [...]

December 2, 2017 British Columbia, Contest

French Classics Seminar Recap: 2017 Whistler Cornucopia

One of the dangers of being really, really good at something is that people start taking you for granted because you make it look easy. This seminar at Cornucopia is a reminder of why certain French wines are considered benchmarks [...]

December 1, 2017 Event, Whistler, winery

Banh Shop at Vancouver International Airport

Banh Shop is located in the US Departures area of Vancouver International Airport (YVR). As it’s fairly new, I thought I would give it a try before my flight. They also have this at Pearson International Airport in Toront, DFW [...]

November 30, 2017 Fast Food, Richmond, Three Beakers, Vietnamese

Tim Hortons: Holiday Drinks and Treats

What happens when there is a Tim Hortons just meters away from the office? We get lots of sweet treats arriving. This year they have their cute knitted socks imagery on their cups. It seems like all the chains are [...]

November 28, 2017 British Columbia, Fast Food

Crush Grand Tasting: 2017 Whistler Cornucopia Recap

The Crush Grand Tasting is one of their signature events for Cornucopia Whistler on the first weekend. Crush creates a vibrant atmosphere for attendees to sip, savour and sample their way through the night and get to know new wines, creating [...]

November 27, 2017 Event, Whistler, winery

KURIOS Cabinet of Curiosities: Review

KURIOS Cabinet of Curiosities is touring in Vancouver until December 31st at Concord Pacific Place and you can’t miss the big blue and yellow tent. The show depicts a tale in which time comes to a complete stop, transporting the [...]

November 24, 2017 British Columbia, travel

Kulinarya: Kamayan-style Dinner in Coquitlam

We heard that Kulinarya has a Kamayan-style dinner. What this mean is that there are no plates, no silverware, so you eat with your hands. This is by reservation only and needs to be placed days in advanced with payment [...]

November 23, 2017 Coquitlam, Filipino, Three Beakers

Polito’s Latin Café: Pupusas, Tacos, and Dessert in Coquitlam

Polito’s Latin Cafe in Coquitlam just opened a few months ago and has given the neighbourhood what it’s been lacking for a long time – latin flair. My friend Hilda brought Sherman and I here for dinner since she loves [...]

November 22, 2017 Coquitlam, Dessert, Latin American

Pringles: Tikka Masala Review

Pringles launched a limited edition Tikka Masala flavour in grocery stores across Canada and when I saw it, I just had to buy them. Tikka Masala is an Indian dish with chunks of roasted marinated chicken in a spiced curry [...]

November 20, 2017 British Columbia, product

Savour: 2017 Whistler Cornucopia Recap

Savour is held at the Emerald Ballroom, lobby level of The Westin Resort & Spa in Whistler. This is their third time hosting this event and it’s quite popular. In this room, there is a selection of locally-inspired lounge favorites including [...]

November 18, 2017 Event, Whistler

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