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Mahony & Sons Opens at Stamps Landing

The very popular Mahony & Sons brand is bringing their Irish hospitality to Stamps Landing this summer. The family-owned company took over the old Monk’s building and after an extensive renovation, it opened its doors today. The Mahony brothers are passionate about sharing their Irish heritage -the new restaurant is a testimony to that. Celtic … Continue reading

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The First Annual Garden Party and Croquet Classic at VanDusen Botanical Gardens #CONTEST

On August 23rd, the world-renowned VanDusen Botanical Gardens will play host to the first annual Garden Party. This memorable, high-end outdoor event is sure to be a sold-out hit with the socially influential and trendsetting Vancouver crowd. Imagine: The twinkling of crystal glasses, ladies in their sunday’s best drinking tea out of fine china. Gentlemen … Continue reading

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August 13th is Pirate Pak Day! #CONTEST

Get ready to feel like a kid again on August 13th – White Spot Restaurants is bringing back the Adult Pirate Pak for one day only. This annual fundraiser gives $2 of the sale of every Pirate Pak to Zajac Ranch for Children – a charity that provides kids and young adults with life-threatening illnesses … Continue reading

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Hydrate this summer with O.N.E Coconut Water

This last week has been crazy hot! And with no relief in sight, we all need to give hydration some serious thought. Did you know that coconut water is high in potassium, contains antioxidants, and its low in calories, carbohydrates and fat? That’s why, coconut water makes a great sports/energy drink and a delicious thirst … Continue reading

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Cool Cocktails for Haute Summer Nights #RECIPES

Looking for a thirst quenching cocktail to beat rising temperatures, or a sipper for summer entertaining? Here are some favourites from the bartenders around Fairmont Hotels in the Pacific Northwest that are a snap to recreate and serve at home. Jet Off What could be more apropos coming from a hotel lounge than a drink … Continue reading

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Rocanini Roasters and Canadian Western Regional Barista Championships

I have a confession to make. I drink coffee. Despite my social media profile and what the internet tells you, this avid tea drinker also enjoys a good cup of joe. I know…not everything on the interwebs is true. Shocking. As much as I love having Starbuck baristas attempt to spell my name correctly, I … Continue reading

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RECIPE – STRAWBERRIES & CREAM WHOOPIE PIES

The combination of berries and cream is so simple, and with berries being in abundance right now, The Dairy Farmers of Canada, BC Dairy Association, Alberta Milk, SaskMilk, and Dairy Farmers of Manitoba have teamed up with chefs from across Canada to create new recipes that combine berries and cream. Chef Julian Bond, Executive Chef … Continue reading

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ARC Dining

ARC Dining has taken over the spot where Herons restaurant used to be. The restaurant has beautiful views of the mountains and water, and it’s a great place to have a relaxed meal with a good friend. ARC’s chefs are Dana Hauser, and one of my favourite Vancouver chefs, Alessandro Vianello. Alessandro is great at creating … Continue reading

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Contest – Win Tickets to #StandUp4FSHD Comedy Show

What are you doing July 19th? You could be watching some of Vancouver’s best comedians while helping to raise money to fund research for FSH Muscular Dystrophy. New Westminster’s historic Columbia Theatre will be home to the first #StandUp4FSHD fundraiser. The event will be held July 19th, 2014 starting at 6 pm with a warm welcome from … Continue reading

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