Tracycakes Cupcakes name most retro delicious

TRACYCAKES CUPCAKES NAMED “MOST RETRO-DELICIOUS” IN CANADA BY THE NATIONAL POST Nation-wide newspaper lists Tracycakes among “the country’s finest” Tracycakes Bakery Cafe takes the cake for most “retro-delicious” cupcakes in Canada according to the National Post newspaper. Tracycakes is featured as a favourite location for cupcakes in an article prepared by travel journalist, Camilla Cornell….

A frequent flier offers a Canada Day toast to some favourite destinations

Interesting post from the National Post……. Our home and quirky land A frequent flier offers a Canada Day toast to some favourite destinations Camilla Cornell, National Post Sunday, Jun 28, 2009 Travel at warp speed to Vulcan, Alta! – Lorraine Hjalte/Canwest News Service OK, before you start dashing off angry emails, I admit that this…

Fraiche for the Fireworks

BEST VIEW IN THE CITY, FIREWORKS EXTRAORDINAIRE AND A FABULOUS FOUR-COURSE DINNER Fraîche Restaurant’s Community Charity Fundraisers Offer All of the Sparkle and None of the Hassle During HSBC’s Celebration of Light 2009 Nothing says summer in Greater Vancouver like the annual HSBC Celebration of Light fireworks festival – the world’s largest off shore fireworks…

Les Dames d’Escoffier Announces Scholarship Recipients for 2009

CONGRATS LADIES! Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter (LDEI BC) recognized the wealth of talent in the local culinary industry when they awarded eleven scholarships at their annual Induction and Scholarship Dinner last week held at Boneta Restaurant in Vancouver. Dalana Fleming will be pursuing education at Bonnie Gordon School of Cakes Decorating and Design in…

Three-Course Pre-Theatre Dinner $29 at Crime Lab

FROM Crime Lab Crime Lab Offers Killer Deal to Theatregoers Vancouver’s Crime Lab is prepared to make theatre lovers an offer they can’t refuse. Starting Tuesday, July 14th 2009, the restaurant’s guests can enjoy a three-course meal for the criminally low price of $29 before they head to either of Theatre Under the Stars’ summertime…

Zinfandel Tasting at the Listel

Friday, July 24  7:30-9:30 pm Zinfandel Advocates and Producers Listel Hotel, 1300 Robson St. $29 for members and guests The event notice is posted here: http://www.vaws.org/events/ev09_zap.html You can register on-line at http://www.karelo.com/enter_res.php?&BID=135#Ev7908 List of Participating Wineries Brazin Cellars Dogwood Cellars Dry Creek Vineyard Four Vines Winery Gnarly Head Cellars Ironstone Vineyards Michael-David Winery Ravenswood Ridge…

Legends of West Coast Rock Headline Morning Bay’s 4th Annual Winestock

Labour Day Music Festival at Canada’s Only Oceanfront Vineyard Pender Island, BC – Like fine wine, Morning Bay Vineyard’s Winestock Music Festival on Pender Island just gets better with age. Now in its fourth year, this year’s show on Labour Day Saturday, September 5 promises a rockin’ good time in Canada’s only oceanfront vineyard. This year’s headliners are The…

Asian Fiesta with House Wines

July 22, 2009 Vancouver has a well-documented love affair with Asian food but something about the summer makes us crave it even more. From sushi to spicy Indian cuisine, these foods have a reputation for being hard to pair with wine. While we recommend a bit more care, there are plenty of options. Come and…

Viva Italia – House Wine with Les Amis du Fromage

July 7, 2009 Michelle and Michaela join Allison Spurrell from Les Amis du Fromage for an evening of Vino & Formaggio Italiano. From Pecorino to Robiola and Toma, you’ll be amazed at how many different styles of cheese this country has to offer. To give you the full experience, the house wine gals will introduce…

Gambado – Dinner and Auction for the Shooting Stars Foundation

September 24, 2009 Your exclusive VIP evening begins with a complimentary martini reception and auction preview at Performance Works, the perfect Granville Island venue.  Take your time and make your choices, while sipping your martinis.  This well known, innovative auction has something for everyone, from exciting travel packages to artwork, home décor and more! As…