Vancouver International Wine Festival – Launch Party

A day after the 2014 Olympic Games, Vancouver has taken the hashtag #wearewinter perhaps a little too literally. Snow covered our usually fair-weathered city, and this made travelling downtown a little precarious. But many wine and food journalists braved the winter conditions to attend the Launch Party of the 2014 Vancouver International Wine Festival. Presented…

The Perfect Date

One of the best date places that I recommend to my friends both single and married is cooking at the Dirty Apron. Remember, just because you are married doesn’t meant that you stop dating your spouse! Why does it make a perfect date? Unlike sitting in a movie theatre simply watching a movie, it is…

12th Annual Eat! Vancouver Expo

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival is the ultimate Consumer Food Expo! Celebrity chefs, popular local restaurants, wineries, food and beverage manufacturers, cookbook authors, retailers, artisans, and many others from the culinary world will come together for a three day public extravaganza at the newly refurbished BC Place Stadium. EAT! Vancouver encompasses unique food experiences,…

Hot Chocolate Festival – Vancouver

The Hot Chocolate Festival returns in 2014 with over 24 participating “chocostars” creating over 60 crazy flavours. This event is a fundraiser for the Downtown Eastside women’s job skills program fo the PHS Community Services Society and EastVan Roasters. Visit VancityBuzz for the list of participating shops. Event: Fourth Annual Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival Date:…

Dine Out Vancouver 2014

Produced by Tourism Vancouver and presented by American Express, Dine Out Vancouver Festival is a city-wide celebration of eating out, attracting tens of thousands of local and visiting foodies to Vancouver’s exceptionally diverse collection of restaurants for 17 days. Now in its 12th year, Canada’s largest restaurant festival allows diners to sample menus from hundreds…