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Valentine’s Day Sweets Round Up

Valentine’s Day Treats Around Vancouver

There’s a few sweets about town that I can’t help but wish I could indulge in, but I’m going to save my calories for dinner, as we’ve got a chef coming in to cook for us and the men looks superb! These items are definitely calling me though.

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Grounds For Coffee – Heart Shaped Cinnamon Buns


Beta 5 Chocolate – Cream Puffs

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Temper Chocolate – Chocolate Hearts

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Thomas Haas – Cookie and Chocolate Box


Ganache Patisserie – Cakes

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TWG Tea – Mon Amore Tea and Macarons

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Notte’s Bon Ton Bakery – Chocolate Hearts


AND here’s a healthy choice for those who are watching what they eat this Valentine’s Day Zazubean -Nudie – Extra Dark Chocolate with Coconut Sugar instead of cane sugar.

What’s Good This Week

What’s Good This Week – Events in and around Vancouver

We’re back from the Okanagan and had about the best trip ever there. Scouted out our wedding location, had some amazing meals at home and out, visited new breweries, cideries and wineries and got some good family time in with not even one argument. Now it’s time to unpack, prep for Deighton Cup, and get back to it in Vancouver.

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July 16 Deighton Cup

Outfit planning has commenced and now I just need jewelry and a hat. Thank god for Jeweliette and Hive Mind Millinery (and there’s still time for you too!).

This year, The Deighton Cup is excited to open up the entire Marquee and Concourse as one complete VIP experience. Attendees will be given full inclusive access to traditional areas hosted by The Deighton Cup in years past including the Mile’s End Motors Field of Dreams, picnic area, cigar lounge & Veuve Clicquot champagne stage. Tickets!

New for 2016, we’re excited to announce an increased amount of space for derby-goers, festival activations and interactive attendee areas. Additionally, the entire festival grounds will be exclusive to Deighton Cup ticket holders only as well as an increased number of food tents throughout the entire venue.

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Until September 24 Merry Wives of Windsor

This is one of the best shows we have seen in a very long time. Who knew you could laugh so hard at Shakespeare. It’s 1968 in Windsor, Ontario and English ex-pat Sir John Falstaff is hunting for a solution to his money troubles. He sends an identical love letter to two wealthy housewives, hoping to seduce them – and enjoy their fortunes – with no clue that they are best friends! When they discover his scheme, these merry wives set Falstaff up for some hilariously sweet revenge.


Saturdays – Beta5 Ice cream Socials
Eat Ice cream and win a $25 gift card

Eating sundaes just got a little sweeter with our weekly social media sundae photo contest!

Come by the Saturday ice cream social, and snap a photo of our feature ice cream social sundae. then, post it on your instagram, facebook, or twitter feeds with the #beta5icecreamsocial hashtag by sunday at 6pm, and you’ll be entered into our weekly contest for a $25 gift card to the shop. ICE CREAM SOCIALS ARE HELD EVERY SATURDAY FROM 1-5PM, ALL SUMMER LONG

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A match made in heaven, Marquis Wine Cellars and Blasted Church are proud to team up to promote not only new wines, but also gay marriage. On Saturday July 16, 2016, from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. they will do just that with a miniature chapel set up outside the Marquis Wine Cellars’ Davie Street address. The chapel will invite bystanders to partake in their very own mock wedding ceremony officiated by a Blasted “Minister”. Guests that take a “wedding” photo and post to select social media channels using hashtags specified on the event date, will be entered to win many great prizes. Additionally, each participant will be given a “marriage” certificate which will entitle them to a day-of discount of 10% off participating wines from Blasted Church.

For more information on the event, please visit marquis.nationbuilder.com.


July 14 – Celebrate Bastille Day At The French Table

Herve Martin, your host and owner of The French Table has assembled a special dinner this Thursday, July 14th in honour of Bastille Day. Come join us for a festive celebration to liberté.

APPETIZER Vichyssoise Or Salad of duck giblet confit with lardons
MAIN COURSE Pan seared flank steak with caramelized shallots , baby green and pommes frites Or Pan seared Coho salmon with a walnut and herbs sauce , spicy lemon risotto
DESSERT Selection of cheese Or Rhubarb tart

$45 per person, plus tax and gratuities.

Call 604-689-3237 or use the contact form here to reserve your table.

July 7-16, 2016

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