What’s Good This Week March 21

Vancouver Events March 21-26, 2016 There’s brilliant sunshine blasting in through our windows today in Vancouver and plenty of distractions that could keep us from our many tasks! Here’s what’s Good This Week March 21. Locals Only Wines, Meads, Spirits and Ciders at Edible Canada Tuesday March 22 Trade: 12:30 – 2:00 | Public: 2:00 –…

Avenue Q

Playing at the Arts Club Theatre Company from November 20, 2014 to January 3, 2015, Avenue Q is the far wittier adult version of Sesame Street. What seems initially as a rather childish musical will make you glad you left the children at home.  Avenue Q is a hilarious romp around serious adult issues as…

Gelato 101

Classes start on November 15, 2014….more on this soon!

Canapes and the Magic of Grant Sceney-Cambie and 39th

Cocktail Hour November 19th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. The holidays are upon us! Join Chef Lawren Moneta as she demonstrates delicious canapé recipes that are sure to be a hit at your own holiday celebrations. The recipes will be paired with four exclusive cocktails prepared by TASTE Bar Star and Diageo World Class Canadian Bartender of the Year,…

Autumn Truffle & Wine Dinners At CinCin Ristorante

Two of Piedmont’s Top Producers Make Vancouver Debut Vancouver’s definitive modern Italian eatery, CinCin Ristorante, has just announced two unique truffle and wine dinners to be held on November 6 and November 27. Shane Taylor, CinCin Wine Director, along with restaurant director Richard Luxton, are delighted to orchestrate these exclusive events, featuring two of Piedmont’s top wineries….

More Halloween-Themed Boos

I went in search of a few more Halloween worthy booze buys. First up a Shiraz from Fullglass Wines out of Australia where it’s all about the spooky skull label. “A deeply coloured, monster of a wine packed with bold red and black fruit aromas with a touch of licorice and vanilla. The palate is dense…

Boos for Halloween – Besieged Wine from Ravenswood

Winemaker Joel Peterson worked solo to collect the grapes for this spooky wine. As he picked, the story goes, ravens circled above, but instead of bringing doom, these birds brought good luck and became the totem for the winery. Now in Western Canada for the first time in limited release, Besieged will arrive on shelves just…

CONTEST CLOSED Happy Planet Soup for a Month #Giveaway

Contest Closed. Congrats Emily! It’s chilly out there folks and thankfully there’s soup for those cold days. Happy Planet has just launched two new soup flavours and would like to share their soup with you. In fact you can win THIRTY gift certificates for soup and you could have soup for an entire month, or space…

Wild Game and Mushroom Festival at The Abbey

‘Tis the season for all things wild and forest-like and that definitely includes mushrooms and game meats. Several restaurants around town are celebrating the bounty with ingredient-forward menus . At La Buca, Pied a Terre, The Sardine Can and The Abbey, the Wild Game and Mushroom Festival takes place October 16 to November 2 with three or…

Long Table Distillery Opens Cocktail Laboratory

At Long Table Distillery they’velways mixed a civilized gin and tonic, but now it’s time to shake things up with a newly designed tasting room and cocktail laboratory. This new space will officially open October 25, 2014 serving hand crafted cocktails from 1-7pm on both Thursdays and Saturdays with more hours to evolve over time. On…