Ladies’ Getaway at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Needing a break from the city, two of my girlfriends and I took an overnight trip to Whistler this weekend. Driving up Sunday, we arrived to the beautifully rustic Fairmont Chateau Whistler.  As Whistler Blackcomb has not officially opened for the winter ski season (opens this week, November 23), the hotel was buzzing with anticipation of…

Brewmasters Dinner Partnership with ARC Dining and Parallel 49 Brewing

Parallel 49’s Head Process Engineer and Brewmaster Graham With has an amazing set of skills. He combines a Bachelors of Applied Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering with the art and skill of crafting unique and innovative beers that are designed to pair perfectly with Chef Alessandro Vianello’s delectable dishes. In fact, these two professionals…

Cafe Giovane Introduces Stumptown Coffee Cold Brew #InstameetGiovane

Devotees of Portland’s Stumptown Coffee rejoice! The famous roasters have joined forces with Cafe Giovane at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel to bring their celebrated Nitro and Cold Brews to fans. There are only four cafes (including Giovane) that carry Stumptown Coffee in Vancouver, and Giovane is the only one that carries their Cold Brew on tap. I was…

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…

The Roof at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Glamour and style come together once again at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver for the re-opening of The Roof. The pop up Roof restaurant will be the main dining spot for the hotel starting February 14th, when they will be officially open for business. Once a beacon for glitz and glamour, the iconic restaurant is getting a…