Bella Gelateria Opens in Yaletown

Last week the very popular Bella Gelateria franchise opened a new restaurant in Yaletown. The new 80-seat restaurant overlooks the marina and features a custom hand-painted Italian wall mural composed of 75,690 carefully arranged mosaic tiles and a handmade stone pizza oven imported from Naples. The restaurant will be serving authentic Italian napoletana pizza, unique … Continue reading

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Bun Cha Ca Hoang Yen

Hoang Yen is a quaint little Vietnamese café located on Victoria Drive in Vancouver. You would probably miss it if you’re walking by but a friend took me there specifically, and I’m very glad she did! I went there on a Sunday at 10:30 AM and it was open and already swinging. I’d been up … Continue reading


Dinky Dawgs

It’s been awhile since I’ve taken a class at the BCIT Downtown Campus. So much has changed, starting with the food scene! I remember the days when the only option for fast food was the dollar pizza place around the corner. That has been replaced by an Asian eatery and an East Indian joint. On … Continue reading


Made with Love Vancouver 2014

Made with Love Vancouver is one of my favourite summer events! What a fantastic way to experience Vancouver’s mixology culture and sample some of the best cocktails in the city, made by the best bartenders! This year, mixologist from the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, La Pentola, The Refinery, Coast Restaurant,  Good Wolfe Kitchen and Bar, … Continue reading


Yellow Dog Brewing

Living in Port Moody, I have always been jealous of the plethora of microbreweries in Vancouver. I work around the Mount Pleasant area, so it’s always so fun to grab a Growler after work and bring it home but I always thought it would be nice to have something closer to home. Enter Yellow Dog … Continue reading


The Game of Thrones Exhibit at the PNE

Fans of the realm rejoice! The Game of Thrones exhibit is now open at the PNE. The collection features over 100 artifacts, including costumes, armour and weapons created for the show. Fans will recognize iconic items, such as model dragons and eggs, Joffrey’s iconic crossbow, and even the head of a dire wolf who had … Continue reading


New Food Offerings at the PNE for 2014

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over, yet here it is; and what better say good bye to the dog days than by heading down to the PNE and enjoying some of the tasty food and fun rides. Food is ranked as one of the most important Fair experiences, and the PNE is … Continue reading


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


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

WHITE SPOT - Ahoy me hearties! Pirate Pak Day

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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