Chef Alastair Porteous is creating the “Flavours of Sinaloa” next week in Gastown

Mazatlan chef teaming up with Big Lou’s and Gringo for pop-up dinner events Big Lou’s Butcher Shop and Gringo are pleased to welcome good friend and superb chef Alastair Porteous to Vancouver for a series of special Mexican dining events. A chef for 25 years, Alastair has been based in Mazatlan for the last 8 […]

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Taste Tulalip

Award Winning Wine and Food Weekend Offers Advance Purchase Through Ticketmaster Tulalip, Washington — “Buy early; get in,” says Tulalip Resort Casino President/COO Ken Kettler.  He is referring to the line of disappointed Taste of Tulalip fans that were unable to enjoy the award-winning November weekend of wine, food and tradition, as the 2013 event […]

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Whole Foods Bulk Food Sale TODAY

Whole Foods shoppers can enjoy 25% off all bulk items on July 18, 2014. Top 5 reasons to shop bulk bins They’re Green – reusable containers and minimal packaging means nothing goes to waste and you only pay for what you want—passing savings on to shoppers! They’re Cost Effective – You only get what you need and what […]

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Bluebery Fest at UBC

Be sure to get out to UBC from July 23 to 25 for the Blueberry Festival held from 9am to 1pm at the newly renovated UBC Bookstore plaza. Schedule of Events Daily from 9 to 1 Pancake breakfast, blintzes Blueberry baked goods Chef Demo 12 to 1 with Chef Steve Golob (Wed) and introducing Executive […]

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Mayan Cooking Class at UBC Farm

Members of the Maya in Exile Garden at the UBC Farm invite you to a traditional cooking workshop. Help prepare (and eat!) four dishes: Bledo con frijol (beans with amaranth leaf), tortillas de maiz (corn tortillas), ensalada tradicional(traditional salad), kelite frito con queso envuelto en tortilla (lambs quarters cooked with cheese wrapped in tortillas) and café tradicional (Mayan coffee). Date: Saturday July 19th, 2014 Place: […]

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Fjallraven Guide to Day Hiking

 With summer in full swing, Swedish outdoor brand, Fjällräven, is bringing together Vancouver’s outdoor enthusiasts on Wednesday, July 30th to get better acquainted with one of our city’s favourite past times – day hiking! Hosted by outdoor enthusiasts Karl Woll (OutdoorVancouver.ca)and Jeff Pelletier (jeffpelletier.com), this event will arm you with top tips to get the most out […]

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Urban Digs Shindig

Urban Digs is having a party at the farm on Sunday to celebrate summer & the launch of the FarmCity Fresh Cart which officially hit the streets last week. Drop by any time between 4-10. Your $10 admission includes one free drink (beer or organic fruit soda), music & a tour of the farm. Re-up BBQ […]

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Summerdine Les Dames d’Escoffier

Join us on Wednesday, August 6th  A “Summerdine” around from Les Dames d’Escoffier.  Be part of an experience as a garden themed, single night, summer culinary event offers dozens of top (and some impossible to get into) restaurants across the province in a unique annual dining event. It’s a garden theme on the same night, […]

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