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

6 Places #onRobson To Indulge In A Tasty Happy Hour

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

When there isn’t enough time in the day, we appreciate when one hour lasts for three! Robson Street is putting the “happy” in Happy Hour by serving up delicious bite size dishes and handcrafted cocktails for less. With Happy Hour traditionally lasting between 3PM-6PM, Robson Street’s restaurants aim to make your day even happier by expanding their promotions from 9PM – late night!

This is a great chance to get out and order your must-have dishes and cocktails.  Scroll through the list to see where to catch Happy Hour #onRobson!

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6 Places #onRobson To Indulge In A Tasty Happy Hour

New Store Openings On Robson Street Vancouver

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

Robson Street is home to some of this city’s most sought after retailers and restaurants. With the most recent additions of Laduree, Nike and RYU Apparel, Robson Street is about to see another surge of new and familiar brands!

We’ve rounded up a list of our latest openings happening #onRobson this year. Happy shopping!

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New Store Openings On Robson Street Vancouver

Winter’s Dance On Downtown Vancouver’s Robson Street, December 10

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

On Saturday, December 10th at 6 p.m., Robson Street will be shut down to traffic, but left completely open to shoppers who are invited to join in and celebrate a holiday classic with a twist. The Robson Street Business Association (RSBA) and My Loud Speaker present ‘Winter’s Dance’, a tale of The Nutcracker performed Robson Street style.

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Winter’s Dance On Downtown Vancouver’s Robson Street, December 10

Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Flavourful Food #onRobson

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The Nutella Banana Crepe at Cafe Crepe

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

When you think of Robson Street, we’re sure that you think of endless shopping! But, did you know that Robson Street is a go-to destination for Vancouver foodies?

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Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Flavourful Food #onRobson

Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Robson Street

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Saje at Home

The following article was contributed by the Robson Street BIA

This spring, Robson Street has seen an influx of new store openings and expansions. Read on for a round-up of the latest happenings!

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Vancouver’s Neighbourhood Happenings: Robson Street

Roots Vancouver Flagship Store Gets a Re-Vamp

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Roots new storefront on Robson Street

The intersection of Vancouver’s Robson and Burrard Streets has been the primo downtown location for one of Canada’s favourite retailers for 18 years. Continue reading:
Roots Vancouver Flagship Store Gets a Re-Vamp