Live Cooking Experience featuring Chef David Hawksworth and Special Guests

Photo: Hawksworth Restaurant

Hawksworth Restaurant Turns 10!

On Saturday, June 12th join Hawksworth Restaurant in celebrating a major milestone when award-winning Chef David Hawksworth will lead a live virtual cooking class, thoughtfully guiding guests through signature recipes between fun and engaging entertainment and appearances from special guests. Continue reading:
Live Cooking Experience featuring Chef David Hawksworth and Special Guests

Swoon Over These Valentine’s Day Menus in Vancouver

Valentine’s Day package from Hawksworth Restaurant; Photo: Hawksworth Restaurant

A lot of love is evidenced in the carefully crafted menus that restaurants in the city have dreamed up for Valentine’s Day this year. And during this difficult time, I think we can all agree that love is a welcome thing to embrace.

Whether you are planning to sup on a restaurant meal at home, go out to celebrate with a romantic partner, or take yourself out on a much-deserved self-date, there are plenty of options offered by Vancouver establishments.

Below are 10 ideas to get you started on your Valentine’s Day planning:

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Swoon Over These Valentine’s Day Menus in Vancouver

Brunchin’ in Vancouver Over the Holidays

Garganelli with pesto verde; Photo Credit: Mark Yammine

While brunch is always the loveliest of meals, it becomes especially so with the celebratory mood of the holidays. Brunch’s bringing together of sweet, savoury, and bubbly (hello, mimosas!) make it the ultimate seasonal dining treat.

Vancouver has establishments aplenty that do brunch in delectable style.

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Brunchin’ in Vancouver Over the Holidays

FIVE NEW MUST-DO CULINARY EXPERIENCES IN VANCOUVER

Vancouver chefs, culinary operators and restaurateurs are always cookin’ up something new. Here’s the latest batch of food adventures, fresh out of the oven.

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FIVE NEW MUST-DO CULINARY EXPERIENCES IN VANCOUVER

Introducing the King of Cognacs: Now Available in Vancouver at the Fairmont Pacific Rim

Grant Sceney | credit: Fairmont Pacific Rim

Grant Sceney | credit: Fairmont Pacific Rim

The following article was written by Tourism Vancouver’s in-house cocktail enthusiast, Sonu Purhar.

With a grand title like “Louis XIII Remy Martin Champagne Cognac”, it’s no wonder this rare variety of brandy is referred to as the King of Cognacs. There are a finite number of venues in the world granted the honour of carrying the magic elixir, each designated a “Louis XIII Fortress” – and recently, the Fairmont Pacific Rim became the first hotel in Canada to achieve the esteemed designation (the only other venue in Vancouver carrying Louis XIII is Hawksworth Restaurant).

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Introducing the King of Cognacs: Now Available in Vancouver at the Fairmont Pacific Rim

5 breakfast and brunch picks for New Year’s Day

Image: Hawksworth Restaurant's full English breakfast

We’ve covered your New Year’s Eve needs, whether you’re party hopping or looking for family fun. But have you given any thought to New Year’s Day January 1?

New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, which is already a prime time for urbanites who brunch. Max out your New Year celebrations with a January 1, toast at one of the brunch/breakfast locations on my list.

For those who plan on staying out all night, I’ve got you covered with restaurants offering early curative hangover feasts. Continue reading:
5 breakfast and brunch picks for New Year’s Day

Rosewood Hotel Georgia Debuts Collection of Modern Canadian Art

Marcel Barbeau “Naja” 2010, Oil on Canvas, over the Rosewood Hotel Georgia concierge desk.

The newly-restored Rosewood Hotel Georgia buzzed with eager aesthetes and accomplished artists last night as the hotel debuted their permanent collection of modern Canadian art. Curated and developed by Farmboy Fine Arts, the stunning collection is one of the largest private collections in Canada and includes masterpieces by emerging local talent alongside legends like Douglas Coupland, Alan Wood, Marcel Barbeau, Derek Root, Guido Molinari and Jack Shadbolt–fittingly across from the Vancouver Art Gallery.
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Rosewood Hotel Georgia Debuts Collection of Modern Canadian Art