Get In My Belly! Crab & Lobster Boils Are Happening at YEW seafood + bar

Sweet, succulent, buttery and juicy. Yes, we’re talking about shellfish all-stars, BC-caught Dungeness crab and Canadian lobster.

Now through the end of August, the YEW seafood + bar (at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver) offers you the chance to dig into these sustainable seafood favourites at their Canada 150-inspired coast-to-coast Sunday Seafood Dining Series Crab & Lobster Boils.

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Get In My Belly! Crab & Lobster Boils Are Happening at YEW seafood + bar

A Vancouver Newcomer’s Observations Vol 7: Oyster Loyalty

Photo: Narcity

Photo: Narcity

Hey Vancouver! I’m Britanny, and I’ve been calling Vancouver home for a just couple of short months. After what I’ve been told was one of the gloomier Vancouver Octobers, I can confidently say I’m here to stay. It was absolutely tolerable. In fact, I loved every fresh, rain-smelling minute. I’ve come to realize a whole lot of things about this city since arriving, many of them seafood related, of course!

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A Vancouver Newcomer’s Observations Vol 7: Oyster Loyalty

Celebrate World Oyster Day in Vancouver, Friday, August 5

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Oysters-3-Ways from Fanny Bay Oyster Bar

Yep. It’s a thing! Around the globe, fans of the pearl-producing mollusk gather to enjoy them in their favourite oyster bars on this special day. In Vancouver, we never need an annual reason to raise a glass (or in this case a shell) to our much-loved seafood, but here are some local hotspots offering up special deals and dishes, just for International Oyster Day.

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Celebrate World Oyster Day in Vancouver, Friday, August 5

Learn to Cook from Vancouver’s Hottest Ocean Wise Chefs at Fin to Tail

Chef Ned Bell’s signature Dungeness crab tacos.

Chef Ned Bell’s Signature Dungeness Crab Tacos

On August 11, inspired chefs and at-home cooks can feast their eyes at Fin to Tail, a new event from the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre featuring cooking demonstrations from the city’s hottest Ocean Wise chefs.

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Learn to Cook from Vancouver’s Hottest Ocean Wise Chefs at Fin to Tail

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar Opens in Downtown Vancouver

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The Fanny Bay Oyster team

Visitors travel far for west coast oysters, and for good reason – they’re  authentic BC fare, and about as fresh as you can get, available right here in Vancouver. Continue reading:
Fanny Bay Oyster Bar Opens in Downtown Vancouver

Unique Vancouver Seafood Fest Puts Snails, Barnacles and Jellyfish in the Spotlight: Unsung Heroes 2016

Image from bluewatercafe.net

Image from bluewatercafe.net

Have a craving for some gooseneck barnacles and sturgeon-liver mousse?

You’re in luck. These overlooked and 0ft-snubbed delicacies and others are about to grace the menu of one of Vancouver’s finest restaurants for a most unusual seafood festival.

Unsung Heroes returns to Yaletown’s Blue Water Cafe this February for its 12th annual instalment. The month-long festival puts the spotlight on local, unique seafood that diners often pass on or turn up their noses at. Menus in past years have included everything from red sea urchin trifle to stir-fried jellyfish and poached periwinkle.  Continue reading:
Unique Vancouver Seafood Fest Puts Snails, Barnacles and Jellyfish in the Spotlight: Unsung Heroes 2016

5 Reasons to Visit Vancouver This Year (And Why You May Never Want to Leave)

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The following is a guest post by Expedia Canada.

Vancouver is one of the best cities in North America, and proudly so. Here at Expedia Canada, we have a soft spot for the glittering city by the shore, which is why we’ve partnered with Inside Vancouver to present you the top five reasons to visit Vancouver this year (and why you’ll never want to leave).

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5 Reasons to Visit Vancouver This Year (And Why You May Never Want to Leave)