Talking Stick Festival February 14-24, 2018

2018’s Talking Stick Festival – Scháyilhen (S-ch-eye-yay-lh-un) “Salmon Going Up River” Proudly located on the traditional, un-ceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, Full Circle: First Nations Performance presents the 17th annual Talking Stick Festival on February 14-24, 2018 at various venues in Vancouver. Drawing meaning from the salmon’s journey to their spawning grounds, 2018’s Talking Stick Festival is aptly named Scháyilhen (S-ch-eye-yay-lh-un), which…

Pizza And Chocolate? It’s A Thing At Rocky Mountain Flatbread

  Valentine’s Day Bliss at Rocky Mountain Flatbread The folks at Rocky Mountain Flatbread have paired up with their neighbours at Koko Monk Chocolates to deliver a delicious Valentine’s Day menu where each course paired with a handmade local raw chocolate. The three-course menu is offered for $30 per person and we were lucky enough to get…

Market By Jean-George Presents Takashi Murakami Tasting Menu

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg Inspires Dinner Currently at the Vancouver Art Gallery is the first major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s work ever exhibited in Canada, and Market By Jean-George has a tasting menu inspired by his art to celebrate this epic display; it of course includes octopus, and how could it…

What’s Good This Week – January 24th Edition

What To Do In Vancouver This Week We’re in the midst of Dine Out Vancouver (we had some pics last week here), the arts scene is buzzing, and there’s much focus on getting healthy, spending their time at the gym, focusing on self-care and rejuvenation.  Where’s your focus this year? Have you found one yet?…

Robbie Burns Day In Vancouver

Scotch Whisky, Ales, Haggis and Bagpipes! What’s Up In Vancouver This Robbie Burns Day Robbie Burns is Scotland’s most famous poet, and one of the more humorous ones. You probably know his most famous works, Auld Lang Syne, and each year the year of his birth is celebrated worldwide. As for me, I don’t need any…

Beer And Tacos With Tacofino Hastings & Red Truck Beer

Tacofino Launches Beer Dinner Series Starting With Red Truck Beer What goes better than tacos and beer? It’s a match that can’t be denied, but what’s in that taco matters when it comes to food and beer pairing, so lucky for us the powers that know have joined together to offer a variety of tacos…

Canadian Culinary Championships Kelowna BC February 2 & 3

Support Olympic Athletes While Sampling Canada’s To Chef’s Dishes at the Canadian Culinary Championships We’ve booked our flights and have sent the interview questions to the chefs competing to get a bit of background information on who is competing at this year’s Canadian Culinary Championships held in Kelowna of February 2 & 3, 2018. Our…

What’s Good This Week – Dine Out Vancouver

What to do for Dine Out Vancouver I started writing my weekly picks and it ended up being so Dine Out Vancouver heavy that I decided to do a whole post on a couple of my ideas. So here’s my Dine Out Vancouver 2018  suggestions and there’s so many choices that I’m not  going to pretend…

What’s Good This Week – January 9 Edition

What to do in Vancouver This Week We are already into week two of 2018 and I’m slowly getting back into the swing of things! Hoping that you are feeling energized and ready to make the most of the year, I need to kick this cold, but my motivation is gradually returning and the Tylenol…

What’s Good This Week – January 5 Edition

What’s Up In Vancouver – Events and Happenings I’d planned on launching into the New Year with new energy and intentions, but as many, I’ve had a nasty cold, so it’s been a bit of a slow start and I’m having to temporarily substitute pajamas for the sports tights I’d planned on wearing. It’s certainly…