Christmas Cocktail Crawl VII: Candy Cocktails

Sugar, spice and everything nice – the holidays wouldn’t taste as sweet without the palate-popping flavours of peppermint candy canes, creamy hot chocolate and spicy gingerbread. When these treats are enhanced by rum, sparkling wine, chocolate liqueur and other boozy … Continue reading

Inside Vancouver’s Sixth Annual Christmas Cocktail Crawl Goes Global

Photos edited by Nicole Havers Manhattan. The Toronto. French 75. The Vancouver (natch). Wherever your imbibing pleasures take you, we guarantee you’ve bumped into a global cocktail. But the world is a big place. And that’s why, for this year’s … Continue reading

Christmas Cocktail Crawl V: Reviving the ‘20s

Photographed by Nicole Havers. It’s a special year for Inside Vancouver’s annual Christmas Cocktail Crawl. This December, we commemorate half a decade of refined revelry, carefully curated cocktails… and the exquisite beauty that is drinking. If these sentiments sound up … Continue reading

Christmas Cocktail Crawl IV: Smoke and Mirrors – Part II

Photos by Nicole Havers and Jorden Hutchison Missed Part I? Catch up here, then read on. Stop 1: UVA Wine Bar Not even UVA’s pulsing music, purple lights and funky décor can compete with the story behind your first smoked … Continue reading

Christmas Cocktail Crawl IV: Smoke and Mirrors – Part I

Photos by Nicole Havers and Jorden Hutchison “The real secret of magic lies in the performance.” – David Copperfield Christmas is undeniably one of the most magical times of the year. Twinkling fairy lights reflect in small children’s eyes, dancing … Continue reading

Christmas Cocktail Crawl III: Literary Libations

“I drink to make other people more interesting.” – Ernest Hemingway Ah, Christmas. A time for peppermint-infused lattes, sparkling snowfall and – most importantly – booze-filled soirées with your nearest and dearest. Our annual Christmas Cocktail Crawl is entering its … Continue reading

Return of the Christmas Cocktail Crawl: A Nutritious Noel

Every reveller down in Van-ville liked Christmas a lot But the city’s many health fiends … sadly, some did not. All that food was delicious, but those calories? a fright! And come January 1, everyone’s clothes were too tight. But … Continue reading