3 Autumn Menus to Try Right Now in Vancouver

YEW’s pan-fried scallops; Sourced from Shingo Kido

Autumn is by far my favourite season in Vancouver, with the changing colours of the leaves, the more contemplative weather, and, above all, the delicious comfort food available at restaurants around the city.

Fall cooking has the kind of robust flavours that are perfect for warming up on a chilly day. And with an abundance of exciting local ingredients, chefs in Vancouver have dreamed up some sumptuous dishes. Here are three menus to try in the city this season:

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3 Autumn Menus to Try Right Now in Vancouver

Kids In Vancouver: 5 Perfect Spots To Snap Fall Photos Of Your Family

Falling Leaves | Photo: Sonika Arora 604 (Flickr)

Falling Leaves | Photo: Sonika Arora 604 (Flickr)

A family visit to Vancouver in the Fall isn’t complete without a colourful photo of your children tossing leaves into the air, grinning from ear to ear as they gaze at the floating foliage that falls to the ground in reds, oranges, greens and yellows. Fortunately, Vancouver is chock-full of photo-perfect spots to capture those special autumn moments. Here are just 5 of the best places to snap Fall photos of your family in and around Vancouver.

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Kids In Vancouver: 5 Perfect Spots To Snap Fall Photos Of Your Family

A Vancouver Newcomer’s Observations Vol 4: Falling Forever

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Photo: http://stylebykimxo.com

Hello Vancouver! I’m Britanny, and I am new to the city. Join me as I uncover new reasons to fall in love with Vancouver each week!

In lieu of Thanksgiving having just passed, I’d like to start by saying that I cannot express how thankful I am to call this wonderful city home. As we speak I am currently experiencing my first fall in Vancouver, so as you can expect my mind is being blown daily. Fall has always been my favourite Continue reading:
A Vancouver Newcomer’s Observations Vol 4: Falling Forever

Apples for the whole family at this weekend’s Apple Festival

Photo credit: Ed Ng

Photo credit: Ed Ng

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away imagine the health benefits of sampling over 60 different apples in a day?

Expand your apple tasting and health horizons with cultivars like Belle de Boskoop or Vanderpool Red this weekend at the UBC Botanical Garden and Center for Plant Research’s annual Apple Festival.

Each year over 22,000 kilograms of apples are sold at the Apple Festival. That’s equivalent to a pod of four killer whales or a short parade of 12 vintage Volkswagen Beetles. That’s a lot of apple sauce, apple pie and apple cider.

Festival attendees can taste less common apple types such as the Winter Banana or stick to the classics like Honeycrisp or Gala. For the wee ones, there will be musicians, puppeteers and story tellers  to keep them entertained (accompanied by an adult, of course) before or after you debate whether to grab a box of Golden Russets or Wolf Rivers.

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Apples for the whole family at this weekend’s Apple Festival

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

The past few days have been a bit dreary… cheer up, the weekend is here!  Check out our list of things to do in Vancouver this weekend!
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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to enjoy the first weekend of autumn.  Check out our list of things to do in Vancouver this weekend!
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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend