H Tasting Lounge at The Westin Bayshore

Tribute to Howard Hughes Opens at The Westin Bayshore Howard Hughes spent some time a the Westin Bayshore, and while it’s rumoured he stayed mainly hold up in his room, we figure if he was in the right mind space at the time, he would have really enjoyed the lounge named for him. HJU:Z is…

Gotham Steakhouse & Bar Updates Its Lunch Menu

Gotham Steakhouse adds delicious new dishes and fresh ingredients I remember going to Gotham Steakhouse for after work drinks after the stock market closed and had many decadent business lunches here back in my finance days, but hadn’t been in for a while. The new menu was a great excuse to remedy this, so we…

Get Happy At Dockside – New Happy Hour Menu

Happy Hour Features at Dockside Restaurant Seven Days a Week We stopped in to try the new fall menu at Dockside in October and loved the lamb shank pictured above, as well as many other dishes, and also returned in November on our way to Vancouver Theatresports for pre-theatre snacks including flatbread and calamari. The…

Nutcracker Tea At Trump Champagne Lounge

Creative Pastries, Scones and Fancy Sandwiches at the Nutcracker Tea at Trump While Toronto has changed the name of it’s Trump Hotel, Vancouver’s Arthur Erickson-designed 63-storey tour still bears the controversial name. It was developed, Holborn Group, and not run by the Trump family, so, despite my extreme dislike for Trump and his “policies and views”,,…

Prospect Point Cafe In Stanley Park

Stanley Park Classic Gets A Makeover One rainy Vancouver day not so long ago, we headed into Stanley Park to check out the renovations and menu updates at the Prospect Point Cafe. I had actually never eaten at the cafe, having assumed that it was one of those touristy trap type restaurants, and apparently I…

Tricks and Treats in Surrey

Scare Up Some Fun in Surrey This Fall Before All Hallows Eve, you’ve still got time to head out to the farms in Surrey and pick a pumpkin or two, take a ride out to the patch and pick up some delicious veggies for a monstrous feast; there’s even a haunted house or two if…

Tayybeh: A Celebration of Syrian Cuisine

Tayybeh Syrian Caterers Present A Community Meal in Honour of the Pomegrante Syrian food is full of colour and flavour, much like the stories of the women in the kitchen on the evenings when these Vancouver caterers present their glorious food.  The latest Tayybeh dinner was inspired by the colours, tones, scents, and complex flavours of…

Central Park Farms Dinner At The Farm

A Trip to Abbotsford To Central Park Farms  – Free Range Farming At Its Best There’s nothing better than dinner in the field when the weather is good and the food comes from mere meters away.  We meet the farmers from Central Park Farms earlier in the summer when we dined at Maan Farms and…

Chef’s Table Society Goes Wild For Pink Salmon

Chefs and The BC Salmon Marketing Council for a celebration WILD SALMON Don’t know about you, but we are trying to soak up all the summer we can before fall settles in! There’s been some fantastic outdoor feasts of late and we’re hoping this weather continues as we’ve got more planned, next weekend’s Feast of Fields and…

Let’s Go To The PNE – PNE Food Touring

PNE Food – Venturing Outside the Comfort Zone There’s still time to catch the fun at the PNE (lots of great bands still to play too!) and there’s definitely some PNE Food you’ll not want to miss, and perhaps some that you may find just a wee bit iffy. Michael had work off last Wednesday,…