5 Valentine’s Day dining options for love birds

Warning: This post is for the romantic Valentines out there. The indifferent, independent, newly broken-up, stoic anti-capitalists, haters and daters should check out Dana’s round up of Valentine’s Day events for non-traditionalists.

For all you love birds, Vancouver’s talented chefs have cooked up an impressive spread of romantic Valentine’s Day menus. Take refuge with your own cooing kind and make those dinner reservations. The perk of dining out vs. cooking for each other? All the date with none of the clean up.

Here are five Valentine’s Day set menus to enjoy with your honey. Continue reading:
5 Valentine’s Day dining options for love birds

Best hotel for a staycation? You make the call!

The Burrard by Eric Newby

Staycations are more common than you’d think. I know because I looked up “staycation” and it was so legit, it was included in a real dictionary. If you don’t believe me, see for yourself. Whether you’re too swamped with work to leave town, can’t be bothered to clean your own apartment, bored with rainy season or looking for a special date night, there are some great hotels in town for an overnighter.

What makes an excellent staycation venue? A staycation hotel must have at least one of these elements: strong ambiance, awesome food/drinks and a better location than your own place. Read on to see my picks.
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Best hotel for a staycation? You make the call!