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

East Vancouver wins big at this year’s Canadian Brewing Awards!

Alison Page/Four Winds Brewing.

Alison Page/Four Winds Brewing.

Vancouver’s Four Winds Brewing won the top prize at this year’s Canadian Brewing Awards, bringing home the Beer of the Year award for its Nectarous Dry-Hopped Sour.

Not to be outdone, East Vancouver – which boasts the highest concentration of craft breweries in B.C. – also put in a strong showing. While the awards were spread amongst brewers all over Vancouver (Four Winds is located in Delta), we’ve compiled a list of all the East Van winners to make your next craft brewery crawl more exciting.

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East Vancouver wins big at this year’s Canadian Brewing Awards!

First Ever Vancouver Cheese & Meat Festival Coming this September

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Image courtesy of the Vancouver Cheese & Meat Festival | Facebook.com

Calling all cheese lovers! A new (and very delicious) food festival is coming to Vancouver this year to celebrate all things cheese and charcuterie.

The first ever Vancouver Cheese and Meat Festival will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Terminal City Club (837 West Hastings Street). The Terminal City Club is one of Vancouver’s oldest and most respected Private Members Club, so the festival will also give you the chance to peak inside the exclusive world of a private Vancouver club. Plus, there will be cheese there.

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First Ever Vancouver Cheese & Meat Festival Coming this September

Vancouver Eateries – 4 New Summer Dishes We’re Loving

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A new season always inspires the best chefs in the city to flex their culinary muscles and offer up fresh new dishes added to their menus. Here are some delicious must-trys… Continue reading:
Vancouver Eateries – 4 New Summer Dishes We’re Loving

Tequila Expo this weekend!

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Feeling like a taste of Mexico this weekend?

The Vancouver International Tequila Expo is back, offering connoisseurs and newbies alike the chance to taste 100 per cent agave mezcals and tequilas, and to sample spirits not yet available in B.C. There’s also cervezas, cocktails and more at the Grand Tasting, this Saturday (May 28) at the Hyatt Regency (655 Burrard St.).

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Tequila Expo this weekend!

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:

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Five Date Worthy Vancouver Patios