What’s Good August 11th Edition

What To Do In Vancouver This Week of August Hard to believe we are hard into the second week of August. Summer’s been good to us so far, but it’s flying by and this smoky haze we have hanging over us is putting a bit of a damper on what would have otherwise been some…

Wednesday August 9th Pirate Pack Day

Pirate Pak Day For Adults Raises Funds For Zajac Ranch For Children Who doesn’t love an old school White Spot Burger, especially when you’re helping raise funds for a worthy cause! On Wednesday, August 9, you can order up an Adult Pirate Pak at 62 White Spot restaurants throughout British Columbia and four locations in…

Soy Stained Devilled Eggs and Dungeness Crab – Chef Trevor Bird

Chef Trevor Bird Collaborates With Egg Farmers of Canada For Devilled Eggs Recently we headed to Fable Restaurant for a Canadian Egg Feast with Chef Trevor Bird and wine pairings by Sommelier and co-owner of their sister restaurant, Mission. A most delicious progression of egg dishes were presented including these pretty Soy Stained Eggs. We’ll…

Cookbook Feature – Lick Your Plate – Julie Albert and Lisa Gnat

Lick Your Plate Cookbook – Simple, Easy Homecooking I’ve got a lot of cookbooks to catch up on and feature! Lick Your Plate landed March 2016, but is a classic, with more than a few great recipes that I need to share with y’all.  Lick Your Plate has 160 recipes easy to follow recipes for home…

Hand Crafted Spirits on TSN140 – Carissa Campeotto Black Bamboo

Juice-forward cocktails with Carissa Campeotto from Black Bamboo Joe Leary and I taped another episode of my segment, Good Life Vancouver, part of his TSN1410 Hand Crafted Spirits Show, this time with Carissa Campeotto from Black Bamboo, a new pop-up! Listen to the segment here: From the release…. The city’s newest pop-up experience, Black Bamboo, is ready…

Where to Eat For Food Day Canada August 5

Everyday We Eat Canadian Food, but Food Day Canada Is Extra Special If you joined our twitter chat on August 2nd, you may be a little extra pumped about Food Day Canada, but even if you missed it there’s still time to plan for your celebration on August 5th!  It’s a chance for all Canadians…

Westin Bayshore’s H2 Rotisserie & Bar Salutes Pride

H2 Rotisserie Pride-themed Menu On Until August 10 Last week we were doing yoga at the Westin on the pool (details here)  and today we’re heading back there to talk about their cocktail program for The Craft Spirits Show with Joe Leary on TSN1410. There are lots of reasons to visit H2 Rotisserie & Bar…

Pride Cocktail Crawl Fundraiser For Dr. Peter Aids Foundaion

Drink Up For Charity, Pride-Themed Cocktails Benefit the Dr. Peter Centre Start celebrating as until August 6, dozens of bars and restaurants across Vancouver will shake up an array of signature cocktails in celebration of the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation. I’m feeling rather thirsty already! Scroll down for a cocktail recipe featuring Long Table Distillery…

The Union – A Strathcona Gem Launches New Menu

Stellar Southeast Asian Food at The Union Lately we haven’t been venturing much outside the neighbourhood to dine, and have been eating rather unadventurous dinners. Fortunately I got an invite to dine at The Union, and remembered how good some of my previous meals there, so packed full of flavour, so I was totally game….

The Westin Bayshore Pool Experience and Liquid Yoga

We Did Liquid Yoga at The Westin Bayshore and Stayed Dry H2 Restaurant + Bar opened recently at The Westin Bayshore and I have yet to try their highly acclaimed roast chicken or steak, but I did have a great brunch there the other day and would highly recommend the patio for summer drinks. However,…