Fanny Bay Oyster Bar Opens in Downtown Vancouver

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The Fanny Bay Oyster team

Visitors travel far for west coast oysters, and for good reason – they’re  authentic BC fare, and about as fresh as you can get, available right here in Vancouver. Continue reading:
Fanny Bay Oyster Bar Opens in Downtown Vancouver

2016 Vancouver Food Cart Fest Rebranded to YVR Food Fest

Vancouver Food Cart Festival

Photos by Lindsay Elliot 
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The Vancouver Food Cart Festival that we knew and loved for the past 4 years is undergoing an exciting change this 2016 to bring us YVR Food Fest. This bigger and better event has evolved into a weekend-long celebration of food culture in Vancouver and beyond.

The hottest (and tastiest) event of the summer will run from August 5 to 7, 2016 and will take place in Olympic Village and the Science World Patio. On top of the usual food frenzy, the foodie festival has also expanded to feature a long-table dinner, food talks, private dinners, and cocktail parties.

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2016 Vancouver Food Cart Fest Rebranded to YVR Food Fest

Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Patio Time on Robson Street

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The following article was submitted by the Robson Street Business Improvement Association

Summer time is synonymous with patio time #onRobson. The longer, warmer days mean more time spent outdoors and patio hopping – day or night – is among our fave summer activities. Extended lunch hours and dedicated happy hours are totally acceptable in summer, right?

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Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Patio Time on Robson Street

Vancouver Date Idea: Chowing Down Together at a Seafood Boil

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Sourced from YEW

My boyfriend grew up in Nova Scotia where his family throws community parties for their small town. We attended one last winter and I loved how everyone was in the kitchen, feasting on home-cooked rustic food, chatting, and having an overall great time together.

Inspired by this East coast tradition, a few restaurants in the city are hosting seafood boils that would make for a fun and tasty night out (as long as you’re willing to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty with good food).

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Vancouver Date Idea: Chowing Down Together at a Seafood Boil

Celebrate Provence Rosé Month With Free Tastings in Vancouver

1afc5670-6938-414f-9f39-65fd3f9040d3Did you know that Provence is the oldest French wine region and Rosé is the oldest known wine, for some 2600 years now? Continue reading:
Celebrate Provence Rosé Month With Free Tastings in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: 24 of the Best Places to Find Happy Hour in Gastown

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The following article was submitted by the Gastown BIA.

Gastown has it all. History, modern fashion, current trends, good art, exceptional food and lots of coffee. It also has enough Happy Hours to fill the face of a clock, twice over.

We’ve found the best places to sit, sip, and savor delicious drinks and to munch on good food, during Happy Hour in Gastown.

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Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: 24 of the Best Places to Find Happy Hour in Gastown

Negronis All Around! Next Week, Give Back By Drinking Up

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The following article was submitted by Tourism Vancouver Staffer Sonu Purhar, Manager, Communications.

Ah, Negroni Week – a blissful seven days when your cocktail addiction benefits humanity. Starting June 6 and running ‘til the 12th, proceeds from Negronis sold at more than 30 bars and restaurants around Vancouver will go towards charities selected by each venue.

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Negronis All Around! Next Week, Give Back By Drinking Up