DINE | TOFINO: Wolf in the Fog

Wolf in the Fog 150 4 St, Tofino, B.C. Tel: (250) 725-9653 Wolf in the Fog, a 150 seat restaurant is located in the small surfing town of Tofino, British Columbia.  Approximately a four-hour drive for Victoria, Tofino is situated along the West Coast of Vancouver Island.  Wolf in the Fog was recently recognised as…

TRAVEL | WHISTLER: Staycation at Four Seasons Resort and Residences

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler 4591 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, BC, V0N 1B4 Tel: (604) 935-3400 Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler is one of North America’s top mountain resorts having been named Whistler‘s only Forbes Five Star Resort. In addition to world-class skiing, this award-winning Four Seasons Mountain Resort offers the ultimate year-round getaway in…

DINE | Fairmont Vancouver Hotel: Canada 150 Afternoon Tea.

Fairmont Vancouver Hotel 900 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2W6 (604) 684-3131 Hosted in the Private Dining Room of Notch8 Restaurant & Bar, décor includes vintage photographs of hotels such as Fairmont Royal York, Fairmont Banff Springs, Fairmont Empress, Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, archival images of guests travelling aboard Canadian Pacific locomotives, and iconic Canadian…

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 | Miku Restaurant: Aburi Kaiseki Dinner

Miku Restaurant 200 Granville St #70, Vancouver, BC Tel: (604) 568-3900 Last week, my husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary at one of my favourite Japanese restaurants in Vancouver, Miku. This upscale venue is located along the beautiful waterfront of downtown Vancouver, across from Canada Place and offers spectacular views of the North Shore. Miku…

DINE | Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge-Wedgewood Hotel & Spa

Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge – Wedgewood Hotel & Spa 845 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC Tel: (604) 608-5319 Just around the corner from Vancouver’s shopping district, Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge is found in the award-winning Wedgewood Hotel & Spa. Upon entering the restaurant, the attention to detail is immediately apparent. You are instantly surrounded by luxury,…

DINE│Nightingale

Nightingale 1017 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC Tel: (604) 695-9500 Nightingale, located in a heritage building in downtown Vancouver’s Coal Harbour, is the newest addition to the Hawksworth Restaurant Group. Opened in May 2016, the two-level, 180 seat room offers high ceilings and modern paper taxidermy for a dramatic impression. Nightingale was designed by multi-award winning Canadian…

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…

STARBUCKS | Taps in on nitro cold brew

Starbucks Canada has announced that they have launched Nitro Cold Brew in six Vancouver locations. Nitro Cold Brew is Starbucks newest take on its signature Cold Brew, infused with nitrogen for a smooth, creamy texture. After handcrafting the Cold Brew recipe, baristas perfect the pour by pulling the tap and allowing the Cold Brew coffee…

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…

DINE | 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. …