Browsing the "Event" Category

Cornucopia 2016: Tinhorn Creek Winemaker’s Dinner at Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Look no further than just a 2-hour drive to Whistler, BC for an immersive 11-day (November 10 – 20, 2016) celebration of food and drink, and a much-needed fall getaway. 2016 marks Cornucopia’s 20th anniversary dinners, grand tastings, culinary workshops [...]

November 15, 2016 Event, Whistler

Caffe Divano: 4 Weeks of Specials and Giveaways

Caffe Divano has been in my neighbourhood for a very long time and they are celebrating 8 years in Port Moody and 17 in Coquitlam. A big milestone and they have been keeping the neighbourhood caffeinated. The Beecroft’s opened Caffé [...]

October 31, 2016 Event, North Burnaby

Presidio Twilight: Dining Under the Stars in San Francisco

Presidio Twilight is a fun outdoor event put on by Presidio Trust and Off-the Grid. It happens on Thursdays at the Main Parade Ground from 5-9pm at the Presidio from mid-May to October. They have had this event the last 3 [...]

October 28, 2016 Event, San Francisco

EAT! Harvest: Epicurean Feast

Eat Harvest was one of many events for this years EAT! Vancouver Food and Cooking Festival. This year was a bit different than in past years where it’s a series of many events rather than the larger trade show. This [...]

October 15, 2016 Downtown, Event

VCC Chef’s Table: Fall Pop-Up Dinner

Vancouver Community College has brought back their popular again – VCC Chef’s Table for the Fall until October 14 at their Broadway Campus. I came here last Summer and was moved by the amazing experience. You can check out that review here. [...]

October 3, 2016 Culinary School, Event, Mount Pleasant/Main Street

Crunchtime Cereal Bar: Pop Up by Milk Creative Communications

Crunchtime Cereal Bar is popping up in Gastown this weekend on Saturday October 1st and Sunday October 2nd 8am – 6pm. This pop-up cereal bar offers domestic and imported cereals with all proceeds donated to local charity Backpack Buddies. After [...]

September 30, 2016 Event, Gastown, Pop-Up Shop

Nat Bailey Stadium: 3-Foot-Long Yard Hot Dog and More

Nat Bailey Stadium has cranked up some cool menu items for the 2016 Vancouver Canadians baseball games. From baseball game classics like burgers and nachos to sushi and the new 3-foot-long Yard Dog, the Nat has something for all fans. When at the [...]

August 28, 2016 American, Event, Riley Park/Little Mountain

YVR Food Fest: Food Truck Festival in Vancouver

YVR Food Fest was this weekend on Aug 6th and 7th. Vancouver has a vibrant food truck scene and where else can you get the city’s best food trucks and a few eateries all in one place? Right by Olympic [...]

August 6, 2016 Downtown, Event, Food Carts

Champagne & Caviar by Liberty Wine Merchants

The 21st Annual Champagne & Caviar event by Liberty Wine Merchants at the Vancouver Rowing Club was put on to benefit amateur sports in BC. Tons of people gathered on a Thursday evening to devour glasses of champagne and bites [...]

August 6, 2016 British Columbia, Event

Canada Day Fireworks at Canada Place

I tend to avoid watching fireworks in Downtown Vancouver because there are thousands in the crowd. Canada Day Fireworks at Canada Place has a family friendly area and their own dedicated Fireworks Viewing Zone. You purchase tickets ahead of time for [...]

August 4, 2016 British Columbia, Event

Port Moody Rib Fest: BBQ Ribs and Craft Beer

The Port Moody Rib Fest is back this year at Rocky Point Park. For rib lovers, this event can’t be missed. It is a 3 day event with delicious BBQ, live music, craft breweries in the beer garden and fun family activities. [...]

July 24, 2016 BBQ, Event, Port Moody

VCBW: Vancouver Craft Beer Week

Vancouver Craft Beer Week kicked off a few weeks ago from May 27th to June 5th. There are events throughout the week, but the 3 days festival on Friday, Saturday and Sunday was where the largest numbers were in attendance. [...]

July 7, 2016 British Columbia, Event

VCBW: Vancouver Craft Beer Week Opening Night

Vancouver Craft Beer Week kicked off on May 27th at their opening event at the Yaletown Roundhouse presented by Craft Beer Market. There are 32 breweries & cideries with 50+ beers and ciders to sample. It costs $60 and you [...]

July 2, 2016 British Columbia, Event

Make It Vancouver: Handmade Revolution

Make It! is a Handmade Market located in Vancouver, St. Albert and Edmonton. It is the largest event of its kind in Western Canada. It gives shoppers the opportunity to buy directly from local top artists, crafters and designers. I came here [...]

June 30, 2016 British Columbia, Event

VCC Chef’s Table: Pop-up Kitchen

Vancouver Community College has brought back their popular – VCC Chef’s Table for the Summer until June 30 at the Downtown Campus. I am a huge fan of dining at culinary art schools as the food is cheap, tastes great [...]

May 28, 2016 Culinary School, Downtown, Event, Pop-Up Shop

East Side Beer Fest: Recap

East Side Beer Fest was put on by Liberty Merchant Company at the WISE Hall. All proceeds from ticket sales and draw prizes went directly to support the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. It was a crazy wind and rain storm in [...]

March 15, 2016 British Columbia, Event

Vancouver Magazine’s 10th Annual Big Night: Recap

Vancouver Magazine’s 10th Annual Big Night is Vancouver’s most exciting and exclusive culinary event. Every year, Vancouver Magazine unleashes a team of food and wine judges on the city’s culinary scene in order to determine the best bites and bottles consumers can [...]

February 13, 2016 British Columbia, Event

Taste BC: Celebration of Local Food and Drink

Taste BC is in it’s 22nd year letting Vancouverites experience BC’s finest wine, beer and spirits accompanied by tasty treats from local BC restaurants and artisans. This year it was located in the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel inside the Crystal Pavilion. It started [...]

February 12, 2016 British Columbia, Event