ROSEWOOD HOTEL GEORGIA: Reflections – The Garden Terrace

Rosewood Hotel Georgia – Reflections: The Garden Terrace 801 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC Tel: (604) 682-5566 Reflections: The Garden Terrace is set to transform from the summer’s idyllic outdoor patio into a festive winter wonderland, just in time for the holiday season. Located in Rosewood Hotel Georgia ­ Vancouver’s landmark luxury hotel ­ the all­new…

HELIJET

HELIJET 455 W. Waterfront Rd, Vancouver, BC Tel: 1 800-665-4354 With many transportation options from the Lower Mainland to Vancouver Island, Helijet offers commuters, business travellers, and tourists – a fast, reliable, and professional service.  The premium helicopter airline offers daily service to and from Vancouver/Richmond to Victoria, Nanaimo, and chartered flights to the North…

CHI MODERN VIETNAMESE KITCHEN: Creative Vietnamese cuisine in Kitsilano

Chi Modern Vietnamese Kitchen 1935 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, B.C. Phone: (604) 336-3010 New to the neighbourhood of Kitsilano, Chi Modern Vietnamese Kitchen offers more than just the traditional pho and banh mi’s. Head chef Chi Le, a former Master Chef Vietnam runner-up, has seen her dream of opening an upscale Vietnamese restaurant come to reality. …

THE WORKSHOP VEGETARIAN CAFE: North Shore’s newest addition.

The Workshop Vegetarian Cafe 296 Pemberton Ave, North Vancouver, B.C. Phone: (604) 973-0163 The Workshop Vegetarian Cafe is a brand new, family owned and operated restaurant in the heart of North Vancouver. Upon driving down the more “industrial like” street, The Workshop stuck out like a sore thumb….but, in a good way. With its corner…

RAWBAR at the FAIRMONT PACIFIC RIM: Boozy Brunch

Fairmont Pacific Rim – The Lobby Lounge/RawBar 1038 Canada Pl, Vancouver, B.C. Phone:  (604) 695-5300 Fairmont Pacific Rim is located in Coal Harbour of downtown Vancouver. This hotel offers many great dining options, but I was here to experience RawBar’s newest brunch menu, Five Course Cocktail Brunch. The RawBar, situated in The Lobby Lounge of the…

TORAFUKU: Asian Fusion Restaurant

Torafuku 958 Main St, Vancouver, B.C. Phone: (778) 903-2006 Located on the border of Chinatown in Vancouver, Torafuku offers many Asian fusion dishes with a modern twist. Executive chef  and co-owner Clement Chan releases a new fall  menu, with many of his family-style dishes that are inspired by sourcing local and seasonal ingredients.   The Oyster…

LA PENTOLA: New Fall Menu

LA PENTOLA 350 Davie St, Vancouver, B.C. Phone: (604) 642-0557 Located in the OPUS Hotel in trendy Yaletown, La Pentola serves up classic Italian fare with a modern twist. Chef Travis McCord releases a new fall Alla Famiglia menu focusing on fresh, local and seasonal ingredients. Buratta served with salsa verde, charred leeks, pine nuts,…

THE SALTED VINE KITCHEN + BAR: Now open in downtown Squamish, B.C.

The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar 37991 2nd Ave, Squamish, B.C. Phone: (604) 390-1910 Located in downtown Squamish, The Salted Vine Kitchen + Bar is a collaboration between industry veterans Jeff Park and Pat Allan. With a menu of small share plates that focus on fresh, sustainable and seasonal ingredients.The new restaurant offers a contemporary and…

SHOWCASE RESTAURANT & BAR: Bon Appetit!

Showcase Restaurant & Bar 1122 W Hastings St, Vancouver, B.C. Phone: (604) 639-4040 Showcase Restaurant & Bar is located under the Mariott Hotel in downtown Vancouver. It serves casual West Coast cuisine with locally sourced ingredients and sustainable seafood. I, with a few other food bloggers, were treated to an elegant eight course meal in the…

SHANGRI-LA HOTEL: Mid-Autumn Festival Afternoon Tea

Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver 1128 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. Tel: 604- 689- 1120 Executive Chef Ken Nakano and his team of expert pastry chefs have created a festive afternoon tea tower that incorporates many of the traditional foods that are consumed during Mid-Autumn Festival. Symbolic ingredients such as crab, duck, lotus root, taro, pear, and…

AU COMPTOIR: New Dinner Menu

Au Comptoir 2278 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, B.C. Tel: (604) 569-2278 Along West 4th Avenue (Kitsilano) you can find Au Comptoir – a  Parisian-style café. Upon entering the cafe your eyes are drawn to the beautiful rustic bar. A male waiter  in a crisp blue dress shirt and black apron promptly greets you in French. The former PiDGin…