Recap: BC Seafood Festival 2019 Launch Party

Comox Valley once again is the host to the annual BC Seafood Festival June 7-16, 2019. In its 13th year, the BC Seafood Festival is Western Canada’s largest seafood festival. This delicious seafood event welcomes some of the best chefs in BC, showcasing and educating participants on buying and consuming BC’s sustainable seafood. I had…

Calendar of Events – January 2019

Whole Lotta Shakin’ from Swing to Rock – Vancouver – January 11-12, 2019 Brought to you by London Drugs Vancouver Sympony Orchestra Pops, multi-instrumentalist Dave Bennett and his quartet trace the musical path from the golden age of swing through the early days of rock ‘n’ roll, including chart-topping hits by Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis…

Calendar of Events – December 2018

Aurora Winter Festival – Vancouver – On now until December 30, 2018 Escape into a hidden village by the North Pole filled with captivating Christmas light displays and magical characters. Enjoy the market huts, food gardens, amusement rides, live entertainment, and plenty of other exciting activities. From visiting Santa’s Workshop to lacing up your skates…

Taste Your Way through Whistler Cornucopia

Whistler’s popular annual food and wine festival, Whistler Cornucopia, is back this month! Celebrating it’s 22nd year, Cornucopia takes place November 8-18, 2018. Two weeks of dining events, tastings, drink seminars, and parties, there’s plenty to experience in Whistler before the start of the ski/snowboard season. Local Whistler restaurateurs and visiting B.C. and Canadian chefs alike have…

Calendar of Events – November 2018

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition – Richmond – On now until January 11, 2019 Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at Lipont Place in Richmond, BC is a major international travelling exhibition that contains 121 authentic artifacts recovered from the wreck site of the RMS Titanic. On now until January 11, 2019, learn about the legendary RMS Titanic’s compelling…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: October 30 – November 5, 2018

Each week, experience our top 3 deals & steals that have been selected for you, whether it be shopping, food, or just tips on how to save some money! This week we’re back to sharing some great food deals with you – save money to eat more or better! Check out these steal of a…

Hon’s Wonton House is back!

After shuttering its doors to its signature Chinatown location, Vancouverites were left wondering if Hon’s Wonton House was gone for good until now. Hon’s Wonton House has recently reopened with a smaller 30-40 seat restaurant in Olympic Village. Hand-made wontons, pan-fried potstickers, and beef brisket on rice or noodle dishes are just some of their…

Event Recap: Passions 2018

Last week my palate went on a culinary adventure. I was invited to Passions 2018, a gastronomic focused charity event for the Dr. Peter Foundation at Performance Works on Granville Island, hosted by Global TV anchor Sophie Lui. This year, with ticket sales, sponsorship, a live auction with celebrity auctioneer Fred Lee, and countless donated…

Passions 2018 Showcasing Vancouver’s Top Chefs

On September 26 at Performance Works on Granville Island, 20 wonderful chefs will show their love and passion for food and wine by serving up some of their most delicious dishes at Passions 2018. Running for over 15 years and fundraising over $1.4 million, this important event has is dedicated to Vancouver food lovers. There…

Savour: Evening with Ned Bell & Best Buy Canada

Last week I was one of several lucky media guests invited by Best Buy Canada to an intimate evening dinner with Ned Bell, Ocean Wise executive chef at the Vancouver Aquarium. Savour was a memorable dining experience in the heart of Yaletown. An empty storefront was transformed into a longtable dining room, with decor mimicking…