Archive for January, 2011

Vancouver’s Chili Challenge

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the third year in a row, the Food Network has partnered up with local chef and program host Anthony Sedlak to present the ZANTAC® Chili Challenge. Over the last few months recipes have been submitted and today, the top three finalists will cook up their chilis for a panel of judges (including myself) at […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2011: Glowbal Group

Comments 225 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s Global Group operates Coast, Italian Kitchen, Society, Glowbal Grill- Afterglow, Trattoria, and Sanafir. All of which are participating restaurants in this year’s Dine Out Vancouver, presenting a menu unique to their own cuisines either at the $18, $28, or $38 price points. Last night I had the chance to sample the 3-course dine out […]

King George VI in Vancouver

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It may just be my English blood, or the fact that I saw a great movie recently, but I have become increasingly interested in the visits of British royalty to Vancouver throughout the last century. May 1939 – King George VI & Queen Elizabeth greeted by Mayor & Mrs. Telford at the C.P.R. Station.Archives Item# […]

Vancouver South African Film Festival 2011

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

South Africa was front and center on the global stage this summer as it hosted the World Cup and now its art and culture is making waves. For the first time ever, Vancouver is hosting a South African Film Festival this weekend at the Empire 7 Granville Cinemas. The festival will showcase eight South African […]

Avenue Q in Vancouver, Win Tickets

Comments 143 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Avenue Q, the Broadway hit with a Tony-winning score, is coming to the Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts this February 1-5. Avenue Q National Tour Cast © John Daughtry 2009 The cast of puppets tell the story of Princeton, “a bright-eyed college grad who moves to New York City with big dreams and a […]