Put These Vancouver Seafood Events on Your Summer Calendar

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Jean Francis Quaglia of Provence Marinaside

July and August this year are jam packed with fun and delectable events for all the foodies out there. In particular, local restaurants and venues are showcasing seafood in a variety of menus and al fresco evenings.

So, make sure to add these seafood-themed dates to your summer line-up for more unforgettable Vancouver outings.

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Put These Vancouver Seafood Events on Your Summer Calendar

Vancouver’s Negroni Week in Full Swing

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From now until June 30, 2019, establishments around the city will be pouring negroni to raise money for charitable causes.

Negroni Week, presented by Campari and Imbibe Magazine, began in 2013 and has since grown to become a worldwide phenomenon encompassing 10,000 venues. Here in Vancouver roughly 85 bars and restaurants are participating, each featuring their own unique take on the classic cocktail (Campari, gin, and vermouth) and supporting a charity of their choice.

Here are ten establishments to get you started on your negroni tour for a good cause:

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Vancouver’s Negroni Week in Full Swing

Cocktails from the Decades Celebrate Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s 80th Anniversary

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The iconic Fairmont Hotel Vancouver has seen this city through considerable change over its eight decades of existence. Opening May 1939, the Hotel (the third incarnation of the “Hotel Vancouver”) opened after construction began eleven years previously.

Now in 2019, the Hotel has much to fête: an impressive legacy and the recent completion of a multi-phase $75 million renovation. Mixologists at Notch8 Bar have come up with an inventive and spirited way to toast the Hotel’s and the city’s journey through time.

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Cocktails from the Decades Celebrate Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s 80th Anniversary

Hydra Estiatorio Mediterranean & Bar Opens with a Splash

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The highly anticipated Hydra Estiatorio Mediterranean & Bar has launched, taking Greek dining in the city to an entirely new level.

Situated in the recently opened EXchange Hotel Vancouver, the establishment is visually stunning, and has fabulous menus to match.

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Hydra Estiatorio Mediterranean & Bar Opens with a Splash

Vancouver’s Wildebeest Offers Limited-Edition “Field & Forest” Menu

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Just as we’re getting weary of turnips and beets, spring is upon us, with a host of gorgeous ingredients to inspire chefs around the city.

Wildebeest, located in iconic Gastown, has worked hard to cultivate strong relationships with local producers and foragers, offering a menu that shifts with the seasons. Their latest featured items showcase the bounty of “Field & Forest.”

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Vancouver’s Wildebeest Offers Limited-Edition “Field & Forest” Menu

Top 5 places to celebrate National Donut Day in Vancouver on June 7

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Mark your calendars! Next Friday, June 7, is National Donut Day! As if you need any more excuses to buy a big batch of freshly cooked donuts!

Need a bit of direction on where to splurge on some delightfully delicious treats? Check out the list below for the top 5 places to eat your way through National Donut Day!

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Top 5 places to celebrate National Donut Day in Vancouver on June 7

2019 Vancouver Craft Beer Week features city-wide celebrations (and one epic two day festival)

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If beer had a holiday, this would be it. Friday, May 31, 2019, marks the kickoff of the 10th annual Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW), one of the most highly anticipated events of the year!

Named the Best Beer Festival in Vancouver for five years straight, if you love beer (and especially craft beer), you have got to find your way to a VCBW event.

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2019 Vancouver Craft Beer Week features city-wide celebrations (and one epic two day festival)