TWG Valentine’s Day Menu and Treats

TWG Valentine’s Day – Take Time For Tea Got plans for Valentine’s Day yet? On Friday we checked out Chef Cliff Hohl’s latest menu at TWG Tea and left very impressed with just how gorgeous and delicious the TWG Valentine’s Day menu was. I love doing afternoon tea here (TWG was previously the Urban Tea Merchant)…

What’s Good This Week May 10

Events in Vancouver This is one busy week for those who love great food and wine. The sun is out and patio’s will be hopping, if you have a favourite let us know in the comments as we are putting together a list of our favs. So many events in Vancouver, but don’t miss those…

What’s Good This Week April 19

Temperatures are rising in Vancouver, but by the weekend should cool off and we may even see some rain, so get out on those patios today and tomorrow! If you love oysters you’ll want to pack your bags for the Okanagan’s Osoyoos Oyster Festival, but there’s plenty to do around town should travel not be…

Lunar New Year Tea Service at Urban Tea Merchant

Lunar New Year Tea Service We’ve been up in Kelowna for Gold Medal Plates and getting around to taste some of the new restaurants up there, but before we left got a preview of the Lunar New Year Tea Service at Urban Tea Merchant and would recommend you get there too. Asian-inspired savouries and sweets…

What’s Good This Week – Events in Vancouver

Events in Vancouver An update of what’s good this week in and around Vancouver. Theatre, Dance, Diners and more.  Robert Burns Brewmaster’s Dinner Tuesday, January 26th Welcome 6:00PM | First Course 6:30PM Celebrate the flavours of Scotland and the legacy of poet Robert Burns with a four course dinner and five beer pairing. Join us, beer…

What’s Good This Week

An update of what’s good this week in and around Vancouver. Theatre, Dance, Dinners and more. Until January 31 = Dine Out Vancouver. Our recos here. January 20th – Dubh linn Gate and Hearthstone brewing dinner. Hearthstone Brewery, located in North Vancouver, comes to Dubh Linn Gate at 1601 Main Street, Vancouver, BC, V6A 2W5 604.449.1464  | …

Chinese New Year Tea Service The Urban Tea Merchant

3 more days only! Experience the Year of the Goat with an elegant Asian inspired three-tiered platter of tea infused delights.  Offered until February 28th. This may just be our favourite one yet! Chinese New Year Tea Service $48 per person THE URBAN TEA MERCHANT TWG Tea* from our extensive tea list Veuve Clicquot Champagne…

Be Mine

Are you prepared for Valentine’s Day, or do you still need some sweet treats for the loved ones in your life? We’ve got a list of a few decadent creations you can pick up to ensure the foodies in your life love you even more! Whether you need a four piece treat ($8.50) or a…

Tea Gastronomy Experience at Urban Tea Merchant

There’s still time to catch the last few days of Vancouver’s Dine Out Vancouver Festival. At Urban Tea Merchant tea is woven into every aspect of their tasting menu which is available for only two more days on January 30th and 31st.  Sample TWG Tea’s blends, some served straight up as tea, others in Tea-Infused Cocktails and others…

Moon Festival Tea Service The Urban Tea Merchant

The Chinese Moon Festival is on Monday, September 8 this year and until then The Urban Tea Merchant is serving up their Moon Festival Tea Service. Always a fan of afternoon tea at The Urban Tea Merchant, I was excited to mix it up a bit with the addition of Moon Cakes and a few extra Asian-influenced items on…