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…

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…

Yaletown Brunch Crawl 2016

I was invited to my very first brunch crawl by Richard Wolak; I was so excited! My first stop was at XOXOlat. I was served a shot of velvety smooth hot chocolate. A perfect start to my crawl.   Second stop; Small Victory Bakery.  I had a choice of a hot chocolate or a cappuccino.  The drink…