EVENT ⎪BC’s Hands-on Cook-off Contest celebrates its​ ninth year!

Organized by Better Together BC, the Hands-on Cook-off contest launches on April 16th with a passionate message: to inspire kids and teens to cook with their parents and reap the lifelong benefits of sharing family meals. The Hands-on Cook-off contest was inspired by research that shows that when families cook and eat together, kids gain…

TRAVEL + EVENT | Osoyoos Oyster Festival

In mid-April, I was lucky enough to attend the Osoyoos Oyster Festival. In its sixth year, the festival offers eight unique dining experiences, featuring oysters from across Canada, and award-winning South Okanagan wines, ciders, beers and spirits. Osoyoos is the gateway to the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys.  Just shy of five hours, the drive from…

DINE | BLUE WATER CAFE: Unsung Heroes Festival

 Blue Water Cafe 1095 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5T4 Tel: (604) 688-8078 Since 2004,  Blue Water Cafe’ Executive Chef Frank Pabst has been spearheading tides of change during his Unsung Heroes Festival by showcasing unique and sustainable seafood. Throughout the month of February, we invite you to get schooled on delights from the deep – presented by Chef Frank…

DINE | BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR: Seafood Boil Series

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver, B.C. Tel: 604-642-2900   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar has announced the return of its wildly popular Sunday Seafood Boil Series, which was a sold-out success in its inaugural year last summer and will again take centre stage on the restaurant’s streetside patio in the heart of downtown Vancouver this July…

The Greasy Spoon Diner Supper Series No. 15

Save On Meats 43 West Hastings St, Vancouver, B.C. The Greasy Spoon Diner Supper Series is a once a month, dinner pop up at Save On Meats. The series is organized by Mark Brand for A Better Life Foundation.  Each month, one of the best chefs from Vancouver is featured who prepares an amazing four to five course…

Railtown Cafe’s Popular Saturday Tailgate BBQ series is back!

HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: RAILTOWN CAFE ANNOUNCES 2016 DATES FOR ITS POPULAR SATURDAY TAILGATE BARBECUE SERIES Railtown Cafe is taking it to the streets again this summer when the counter-service hotspot continues its wildly popular al-fresco-style Tailgate Barbecue Series on select Saturdays in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Railtown District. Kicking off May 28 and continuing June 11, July 9, Aug. 13 and Sept. 17 from 4 to 10…

The First Cheese & Meat Festival Comes to Vancouver!

The First Cheese & Meat Festival Comes to Vancouver VANCOUVER, B.C.,   The Cheese and Meat Festival, featuring ethically produced meats and cheese from around the world, is the first of it’s kind to show in Vancouver.  The event makes it Vancouver debut on September 17, 2016. “The idea of the Meat and Cheese Festival came out…

PAELLA DAYS: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver, B.C. PAELLA DAYS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ADDS NEW CHAPTER TO SUNDAY SUPPER SERIES THIS SPRING WITH SPANISH-INSPIRED FEAST. Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will add yet another delicious edition to its ongoing Sunday Supper Series this spring when Executive Chef Alex Chen conjures up the rustic flavours of Spain’s national dish with…