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….

Join the annual Food Day Canada Twitter Party!

On August 2nd Prepare For Food Day Canada August 5 And Win Prizes! I’m working to help promote Food Day Canada with as a Food Day Canada’s Culinary Ambassador @goodlifevan along with Chef Michael Smith @ChefMichaelSmth ,  Amy Matheson @amyemathe  and Julie Van Rosendaal @dinnerwithjulie and the whole Food Day Canada Team. Date:  Wednesday, August 2nd Time:  8 – 9…

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,…

Kitchen Gadgets – Philips Airfryer

Philips  Airfryer A New Favourite In Our Crowded Kitchen We’re finally home enough to make a few things in the kitchen and I’ve been testing out the newest Philips Airfryer. I’ve made some crispy fries, pork tonkatsu, zucchini sticks, chick peas and salmon quite successfully now. The Airfryer blasts hot air through the cooking chamber…

BC Blueberry Cocktails

Mix Up Some BC Blueberry Cocktails With These Local Libations It’s BC Blueberry season and there’s plenty of berries this year. They’re great in muffins, salads, in pies, sauces jams, and, of course, cocktails! There’s even a locally made Blueberry Vodka made with Bremner’s Blueberries by Marcus Von Albrecht at XFour Vodka(they’re also a client…

What’s Good This Week July 20 Edition

What To Do In And Around Vancouver Week – Living The Good Life in Vancouver It’s a diverse city we live in and this week you’ll find everything from people dressed to the nines at the race track for Deighton Cup (see you there!) to folks consuming more meat in an afternoon than some do…