Ladies take note – It’s not the implants that’ll get ’em

Found this on Amazing Ribs – I’ve really been doing it all wrong all this time.  Screw perfume. Amazing Ribs If you want to attract men, skip the expensive implants and get a smoker for only a few hundred dollars. Wood smoke is a potent pheromone and you’ll have every man in the neighborhood hanging…

Lauren Mote new GM at The Refinery

Peter Raptis, Managing Partner THE REFINERY and SIP resto-lounge, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Mote to the position of General Manager, The Refinery. A certified sommelier and beverage consultant; award-winning mixologist; chef, writer and service industry pro, Lauren brings her knowledge of all things edible from the kitchen, bar and dining room…

Curried Rock Shrimp Frites – Available only at George Ultra Lounge

When Montréaler’s go out for a late night snack after the clubs they go for poutine. In Vancouver we have the London version of that dish, Curried Rock Shrimp Frites. Called “Chips & Curry” in the UK, piping hot French fries, sweet little rock shrimp all smothered in curry cream sauce and like poutine, so…

Two New Dining Deals from Twisted Fork Bistro

As construction on Granville Street nears completion, the blue fences have come down and Twisted Fork Bistro’s $25 “Blue Fence Special” has come to an end. But Twisted Fork’s commitment to offering some of the best dining deals in Vancouver continues and for those seeking a great meal at a great price, Twisted Fork will…

The Golden Cocktail Competition

On Tuesday, May 19th five of Vancouver’s top mixologists, some with dog in tow, arrived in convoy at the very scenic Vista D’oro Farms & Winery for a Greenhouse Cocktail Throwdown. The golden ingredient for each cocktail was the winery’s flagship D’oro, a unique fortified wine made from the farm’s own green walnuts. Judged on…

First Okanagan Feast of Fields

SUNDAY, AUGUST 23 AT VALENTINE FARM IN SUMMERLAND FarmFolk/CityFolk is pleased to announce the location and date for the Okanagan’s first Feast of Fields event. On Sunday, August 23, Summerland’s Valentine Farm will play host to the celebration of farmers, vintners, chefs, artisans and producers of all kinds. “The event represents participants from across the…

West Coast Fishing Club Announces Guest Chef Series for 2009 Season

Guests Catch Celebrated Chefs in Action World class fishing is fabulous. And world class fishing accompanied by the hottest chefs in Vancouver is even better. From June 14th to September 10, 2009, the renowned West Coast Fishing Club is introducing a series of culinary adventures with some of the top names in the field. Privileged…

Fresh, Classic, French: Elixir Debuts New Menu

Fresh menu items meet founding principles this May 20th at Elixir. The chic French bistro is debuting a menu specially designed to illuminate the ideals that inspired the first menu ever crafted there. Chef Don Letendre and his brigade are passionate about bistro cooking. “I believe fervently that the real art of cooking lies in…

It’s Farmer’s Market Season at Granville Island!

Fresh produce, plants and flowers available at weekly open-air market starting June 18 Granville Island will once again play host to one of the city’s best outdoor markets, beginning Thursday, June 18. In addition to the fabulous finds the Public Market on Granville Island offers, Farmer’s Market shoppers will be privy to bedding plants and…