Dinner in the Sky Vancouver offers Fine Dining 150ft Above Ground

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Image sourced from Dinner in the Sky Finland Facebook page.

Thought you’d experienced every unique restaurant in Vancouver? Think again! Dinner in the Sky Vancouver is taking top honours as the most epic place to dine in the city this July. We gave you a sneak preview about the event in January, and now the time has finally come to take your next dining experience to a whole new level.

In fact, it’s a level that’s over 150 feet off the ground… on a platform held up by a giant 200 foot crane for a stunning view of Vancouver and the surrounding areas in a way you’ve never had a chance to see it before. And yes, they’ll lower the platform for you if you really have to go to the bathroom…

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Dinner in the Sky Vancouver offers Fine Dining 150ft Above Ground

Six of Vancouver’s Best Summer Brunches

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Summer’s intoxicating blend of long, sultry days has us chasing every outdoor experience Vancouver has to offer – after all, these days our #lifegoal is to maximize every moment in the sun. And there’s no better place to start than brunch. A favourite pastime among Vancouverites, brunch is even sweeter in summer thanks to lazy days that encourage lingering over lighter dishes, indulging in easy-sipping cocktails and enjoying al fresco entertainment. Don your shades, grab a few friends and make tracks for one of our picks below.

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Six of Vancouver’s Best Summer Brunches

Off The Eaten Track Launches Their Third Annual Vancouver Ice Cream Tour

Soft Peaks; Sourced from Off The Eaten Track website

We all scream for Vancouver’s ice cream! Over the last few years, the city’s ice cream scene has exploded, with tons of artisanal shops now open. From soft serve to vegan options, Vancouver has it all for ice cream fans!

If you want to get a sense of the breadth of Vancouver’s ice cream, Off The Eaten Track has the dream tour for you this summer! Plus, you’ll get to know some of the iconic neighbourhoods in the city.

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Off The Eaten Track Launches Their Third Annual Vancouver Ice Cream Tour

Take a cider break with the first Sizzler of the summer this Saturday

Has the craft beer revolution left you feeling out of the loop? Tired of trying to distinguish a citra hop from a centennial?

East Vancouver’s Sunday Cider offers an alternative to the craft beer revolution that’s overtaken the city. Since 2015, Sunday Cider has been making cider out of B.C. apples, offering seasonal growler fills.

The seasonal operation has been closed for the last seven months. But it’s marking its reopening this Saturday, with the first of four outdoor events called Summer Sizzlers.

The Summer Sizzler is a free outdoor party at the cidery’s location (1575 Vernon Dr.). The first is this Saturday, June 3, from 1-7 p.m. Sunday Cider will be pouring a couple of old favourites and a couple of new ciders.

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Take a cider break with the first Sizzler of the summer this Saturday

Provence Marinaside Now Offers 24 Bubbles By the Glass in Vancouver

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Nothing says celebration so much as a glass of bubbly. And especially with patio season nearly upon us, sipping one with a great Vancouver view before you is simply unbeatable.

Up until recently in the city, bubbly by the glass was fairly limited in selection. However, with technological innovations and establishments willing to revamp their wine lists, a wide selection of bubbly by the glass is now a reality. Provence Marinaside, for example, is launching a new bubbly program this month, making the celebratory an everyday possibility, whether you’re on a solo date, with a plus one, or a with a group of friends.

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Provence Marinaside Now Offers 24 Bubbles By the Glass in Vancouver

Kids In Vancouver: 3 Reasons To Treat Your Tots To L’Éclair de Génie

Assortment of éclairs | Photo: Bianca Bujan

Imagine sinking your teeth into a crisp puff pastry – freshly baked, oozing with a sweet custard, and topped with crunchy caramelized pecans and vanilla cream. As the lange of flavours hits your taste buds, you can taste its authenticity, as though you’re enjoying your confection in a patisserie in Paris – the birthplace of the coveted éclair.

Well, you don’t have to travel to France to make this foodie fantasy a reality. Thanks to the recent opening of the very first North American location of L’Éclair de Génie – the haute Parisian-based patisserie which has just opened its doors in Vancouver, the sweet éclairs are closer than you think. If you’re looking for an excuse to indulge, check out my 3 reasons to treat your tots (and yourself!) to this must-have, perfectly-piped pastry.

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Kids In Vancouver: 3 Reasons To Treat Your Tots To L’Éclair de Génie

Celebrate the Return of Spot Prawn Season!

Photo Credit: Frederique Neil

It’s nearly that time of year when food lovers in the city go crazy over the sustainable and local darling, spot prawns. For the uninitiated, spot prawns are characterized by white horizontal bars on their carapaces, as well as white spots on their tails (hence the name). And they have a distinctive sweet flavour that’s amazing!

Here are two events that will provide you with fun and delicious ways to enjoy this season’s catch.

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Celebrate the Return of Spot Prawn Season!