RECIPE | DELISSIO RUSTICO Elevate your pizza party

Want to elevate your pizza party?  Start off by choosing a Delissio Rustico gourmet stone-baked thin-crust pizza. There are eight varieties to choose from: Margherita, Funghi, Spinaci, Pepperoni Diavolo, Vegetalle Grille,  Pollo Toscano, Greek and Quatro Formagi.  Next, add some of your favorite gourmet toppings, and “elevate” your Delissio Pizza to the next level. Easy…

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…

TRAVEL | 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…

DINING | 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. …

DINING | 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…

DINING | 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…

DINING | 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…

DINING | 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,…

DINING | 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…

DINING | 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…

DINING | 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…