Posts tagged "Event" are associated with an event being previewed or given a recap

Spade - New Italian Cafe Bistro in Vancouver [RECAP]

Commercial Drive is a largely Italian-driven neighbourhood in Vancouver and the newest opening further strengthens that representation. Spade, from the operators of Prado Cafe, has just opened up a block away from Prado Cafe on The Drive. Focusing on a mix of cafe treats transitioning to Italian tapas and family-style »

Pan Pacific Christmas Wish Breakfast 2017 – Vancouver [RECAP]

There's something good to be said about spreading some Christmas cheer. Whether or not you observe this holiday, the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver excluded zero Lower Mainland citizens as it held its 30th annual Christmas Wish Breakfast. As an invited influencer, I was privy to the scene from start »

Vancouver Christmas Market 2017 – Food [RECAP]

This December the Vancouver Christmas Market is back in full throttle. With an emphasis on German celebration, there's a ton to eat and see in what is quite possibly the most Christmas-y spot in Downtown Vancouver. This year, I was a lucky media participant to sample the market prior to »

Hopscotch Festival - Grand Tasting Hall [RECAP]

In the world of drunken nights and top-notch company, there really is a drink for everyone. In the case of the beer, cider, spirit, or wine afficionado, last weekend's 22nd Hopscotch Festival at Vancouver's PNE Forum was a small part of a big night for many industry professionals and casual »

EAT! Pastry - 18 Desserts from 18 Pastry Chefs and Chocolatiers [RECAP]

This past weekend saw the finale of EAT! Vancouver, an annual food-centric celebration of Canadian chefs and cuisines. New to EAT! Vancouver for 2017 was EAT! Pastry, which is where I found myself last Saturday. With 18 participating patisseries and chocolatiers on-board, how many decadent desserts did it take to »

Crave Ka'anapali - A Taste of Maui [RECAP]

I've been told Hawaii is a pretty sweet food destination and having been to Honolulu myself, I tend to agree. With local foods including poke, poi, musubi, and some of the freshest pineapple, there's almost always something new for first-timers on these islands. Last Thursday I was invited to a »

Chicken Fight V at The Bimini in Vancouver [RECAP]

Sunday October 15th was a special day in Kitsilano. As part of a number of initiatives to keep the community close, The Bimini on West 4th hosted its 5th iteration of Chicken Fight. Featuring Jim Beam Bourbon Apple Bourbon and many, many pounds of wings, Chicken Fight V showered diners »

Harvest Haus - German-Themed Celebration in Vancouver [RECAP]

For those who are wondering what's in the white tents by Sole Foods Street Farms near Vancouver's seawall, Harvest Haus is back! A bigger venue, more themed activities, and the same German-inspired volksfest have primed this year's event to be the largest thus far. For one more weekend, the Halle »

EAT! Vancouver Returns for Year 15 Nov 6th-11th [EVENT]

The highly anticipated luxurious food festival, EAT! Vancouver returns to Vancouver’s vibrant culinary scene from November 6 to 11, featuring one-of-a-kind collaborations between U.S. and Canadian chefs from across the country. For anyone who hasn't heard of this annual celebration of all things culinary, this is in my »

Harvest Haus Returns for Year 4 - Vancouver [EVENT]

It's October which means harvest season is in full swing. Harvest Haus is returning to Vancouver for its 4th year but in a location that's 50% larger than last year. As Vancouver's largest Volkfest, Harvest Haus has relocated to the Sole Food Street Farms at 88 Pacific Blvd. There will »

Chef's Table Society - Wild Salmon Celebration [RECAP]

As far as wild versus farm salmon, I'm definitely for team #wild. The usual inhibitor is cost as wild salmon is pricier. I was geniunely interested when I heard the Chef's Table Society of BC was hosting a Wild Salmon Celebration. »