Culinary

Dea Fortuna Tasting Event at Longtable Distillery & Urban Winery [PHOTOS]

Dea Fortuna Tasting Event at Longtable Distillery & Urban Winery [PHOTOS]

Vancouver-based members-only club Dea Fortuna ventured out for an exclusive tasting event that began at the city’s only small batch gin and spirits distillery. Long Table is Vancouver’s first micro-distillery co-founded in 2010 by head distillers Charles Tremewen and partner Rita. The Tremewen’s focus is […]

Leisure Center Launches Café in Mini Garden Oasis

Leisure Center Launches Café in Mini Garden Oasis

The Leisure Center Café launched with a mid-day event where Co-Owner Mason Wu and Scott McKeown, Senior Event Manager, introduced the concept and, once again, apologized for no coffee being served (yet)! Yu’s explanation (for the lack of coffee) is that the vision for Leisure Center is […]

Laduree’s Chef Mickael de Monte Relocates to Vancouver from Paris

Laduree’s Chef Mickael de Monte Relocates to Vancouver from Paris

Upscale French bakery and sweets maker Laduree has expanded its offerings at its first two Canadian locations in Vancouver, courtesy of the new purposely built Pastry Laboratoire located in Burnaby. Chef Mickael de Monte, a Laduree International Pastry Chef relocated from Paris to Vancouver to oversee the […]

Earls Ambleside Beach Fires Up the Grill

Earls Ambleside Beach Fires Up the Grill

Earls Ambleside Beach fires up the grills on May 9th with a new menu created with this specific seaside location in mind with a focus on light, fresh, healthy ingredients to be enjoyed year-round. All the delicious new dishes were created by Culinary Development Chef […]

Inspiring Valentine’s Tea for Glamour & Goddesses at TWG

Inspiring Valentine’s Tea for Glamour & Goddesses at TWG

This Valentine’s Day, TWG Tea invites you to embrace the season of flowers and romance with TWG Tea‘s collection inspired by the blush hues of the delicate rose. Capturing the essence of love in a sensual Darjeeling tea blended with delicate rose blossoms, Amour de […]

PARQ’s Victor Launches with a Fete Fit for Queen V

PARQ’s Victor Launches with a Fete Fit for Queen V

PARQ Vancouver launched another new restaurant this month when the 170-seat Victor threw open its doors and welcomed the city’s top foodies, bloggers, and media personalities in. Situated on the 6th floor of the Douglas Autograph Collection hotel, the restaurant boasts unprecedented views of False […]

Behold the Shocking Pinkness of TWG’s Breakfast Bulldog Tea

Behold the Shocking Pinkness of TWG’s Breakfast Bulldog Tea

Usher in the Year of the Dog with TWG Tea’s first Haute Couture Tea of 2018, the Breakfast Bulldog Tea, a bright and sunny morning blend as invigorating as a run in the park. Perfect when paired with a celebratory brunch, this limited edition blend […]

Chef Alvin Leung Talks Diabetes

Chef Alvin Leung Talks Diabetes

When The Demon Chef wants to talk diabetes, you sit down and listen. Chef Alvin Leung and I met at Botanist Restaurant over a steaming bowl of steel-cut oats, dried fruits, fresh blueberries, and almond milk. Chef Leung was casual in his signature head-to-toe black topped by a bespoke Play No More […]

Dinner by Design: High-Concept Design & Haute Cuisine

Dinner by Design: High-Concept Design & Haute Cuisine

The fifth annual Dinner by Design, presented by The Social Concierge, is where Vancouver’s twin passions for fine dining and even finer design come together. Two tasteful and tasty nights (November 16 & 17, 2017) will benefit Interior Design Program scholarships at the Visual College of Art and […]

Ecotourism: Harvesting Kalo in Waikiki

Ecotourism: Harvesting Kalo in Waikiki

In the piko of Waikiki, locals and visitors can now harvest homegrown Hawaiian kalo, and wrap and eat lau lau while visiting. Traveling and exploring the local culture is getting easier with hotels and resorts understanding that providing eco-travelers with experiences they can cherish is so valuable. The new Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach features its own […]