Five Date Worthy Vancouver Patios

Sourced from Brix & Mortar website

Sourced from Brix & Mortar website

With the weather warming up, it’s time to start taking advantage of Vancouver’s many fabulous patios. To up the romance of your next date, how about throwing in a scenic view, pretty surroundings, well-crafted drinks, and delicious food?

Here are my top picks for patios in the city that are date friendly:

Continue reading:
Five Date Worthy Vancouver Patios

National Caesar Day is May 19th – Here are 5 of Vancouver’s Favourites

CafeMedina_Cocktails_MoroccanMaria_CreditBarryCalhounPhotography

Cafe Medina’s spin on the Caesar

Canadians love their clamato juice cocktails any time of year, or day, but it’s Thursday, May 19th where you’ll want to hit some of these local bars and restaurants for their take on Canada’s classic. Hail-yes Caesar! Continue reading:
National Caesar Day is May 19th – Here are 5 of Vancouver’s Favourites

The Insider’s Guide to Dining out at Vancouver’s BC Place Stadium

Photo: Ted McGrath / Flickr

Photo: Ted McGrath / Flickr

BC Place Stadium is the home of the BC Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, the Canada Sevens and many more events throughout the year. The stadium reopened in September 2011 after a revitalization that included a spectacular retractable roof and a host of upgrades that has made BC Place the premier stadium in all of Canada.

Continue reading:
The Insider’s Guide to Dining out at Vancouver’s BC Place Stadium

Vancouver’s Spot Prawn Festival Founders Share Recipes

spotprawn1

BC Spot Prawns

With all the upcoming delicious-sounding events taking place during the Spot Prawn Festival, we couldn’t help but wonder – can we make these prawns at home? Founders Chef Robert Clark shared his Spot Prawn Sunomono recipe and Chef Ryan Bissell tells us how to prepare his Spot Prawns with Chorizo and Cheesy Polenta. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s Spot Prawn Festival Founders Share Recipes

Vancouver Bartenders Create New Spring Cocktails With Local Spirits

Juniper for Retouch-2

Shaun Layton of Juniper in his natural habitat.

Some of the city’s best barkeeps are serving up spring in a glass, using locally-made mixers, tinctures and elixirs, and of course world-class spirits. We caught up with a few, who shared their secret recipes, and where you can enjoy them. Continue reading:
Vancouver Bartenders Create New Spring Cocktails With Local Spirits

Vancouver Craft Beer Week Offers A New Line-Up

vcbw crowd 2

Who’s thirsty?! The seventh annual VCBW is set to kick off with opening night fun on May 27th and will keep the party hopping until June 5th.

Continue reading:
Vancouver Craft Beer Week Offers A New Line-Up

5 Mother’s Day Brunch Spots in Vancouver

market

Photo courtesy of MARKET by Jean Georges

Sunday, May 8th is the day to celebrate your much-loved mom this year. Do it up right, and treat her to one of these special Mother’s Day brunches in Vancouver.

Continue reading:
5 Mother’s Day Brunch Spots in Vancouver