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Vancouver International Wine Festival: International Tasting Room 2018

One of our most anticipated wine events of the year is the Vancouver International Wine Festival and specifically, our favourite event is the International Tasting Room event. Featuring 173 wineries from a total of 16 countries with tickets ranging from $79 [...]

March 17, 2018 Downtown, Event

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

Chinese New Year Dinner made Easy with Real Canadian Superstore

As I am getting older and the days never seem to slow down, I really value convenience wherever I go. If I can save even as little as 30 minutes, I’m super happy. With Chinese New Year coming up quite soon, [...]

February 10, 2018 Event, product

All Aboard Rocky Mountaineer: Rail Car Pop-up Recap

I was introduced to a unique dining experience aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train as a pop-up restaurant for the 2018 Dine Out Vancouver Festival. It was held at their Vancouver station for two nights only. This is the very first time [...]

February 2, 2018 British Columbia, Dineout, Event

Five Easy Recipes for your Super Bowl Party

Super Bowl LII is on Sunday February 4th, 2018 and that means there is going to be a viewing party at home. Whether you are a planner or decide more last minute, getting together to watch Super Bowl LII revolves [...]

January 31, 2018 Event, product

Mineral Exploration at AME’s Discovery Day: Free Event on January 21

Did you know, British Columbia is one of the world’s major mining regions. Our province encompasses the largest part of the Canadian Cordillera, a mountain belt rich in minerals and coal. British Columbia is an important producer and exporter of [...]

January 18, 2018 Event

Beauty and the Beast at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage: Review 

Beauty and the Beast is back at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage by Arts Club until January 13th, 2017. Having been produced by the Arts Club four times since 2005, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a proven favourite among audiences [...]

December 29, 2017 British Columbia, Event, travel

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Coma Pa’ani” (Come Play with Us) in Kāʻanapali with Vancouver Magazine at PICA Recap

Last week, my friend Ross and I attended the “Come Pa’ani!” event held by Vancouver Magazine at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. The event showcased Hawaiian dishes created by two of Kāʻanapali’s top chefs and highlighted traveling to the beautiful island [...]

November 21, 2017 Event, Hawaii

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

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

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
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