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…

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…

Discover Los Angeles: Santa Monica’s Esters Wine Shop & Bar

With frequent non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Vancouver, LA makes for a great short trip! I recently took a 4 nights, 3 days trip to LA with one of my girl friends for a quick ladies trip. It was a super fun vacation packed with lots of firsts – partaking in both local and…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: July 31 – August 6, 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! I love happy hour! It’s the best deal to have an early dinner without paying a hefty dinner bill, yet indulge with some cocktails and appetizers,…

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…

The Captain’s Boil Robson Street

The Captain’s Boil opened another location this week on Robson Street in the Westend, the 6th location in the Lower Mainland. This location is centrally located for the downtown shopping and working crowd – great for an evening dinner with family / friends. This week we had the opportunity to sample some of its popular…

Drink Pink at The Wine Bar this Summer

Rosé season is here! And what better way to celebrate this summer than having a gorgeous glass of rosé at The Wine Bar in Yaletown. The Wine Bar has an extensive wine list from around the world and their rosé program features 41 different wines gathered from California, Germany, Spain, France, and England – best part?…

Recap: Whistler Cornucopia’s Poured

During last weekend’s Whistler Cornucopia food & wine festival, the signature drink event Poured took place on Saturday evening. Similar to the Night Market the night before (see my recap on that event here), Poured was hosted at the Whistler Conference Centre and displayed various stations/booths of beer, wine and spirits, along with a few…

Cornucopia 2017’s Night Market: Taste of the World

This weekend’s Whistler Cornucopia 2017 food & wine festival started off for me with a celebration of food and drinks from around the world at its Night Market: Taste of the World event. Restaurant stations, along with endless tables of wine, beer and spirits greeted us for this event. Guests received a wine glass along…

Cornucopia 2017 Celebrates Fine Dining, Wine & Charity

TopTable Group in Whistler (Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar, The Cellar by Araxi, Bar Oso, and Il Caminetto) is host again this year to a series of fine dining and wine-related events as part of Whistler’s premier food and drink festival, Cornucopia. From November 9-19, 2017 The Cellar at Araxi will be host to the 2017…