Archive for January, 2013

Vancouver Foodster’s Poutine Challenge


Thursday, January 31st, 2013 — 2:13pm PST
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He’s known for his Tasting Plates events and hosts challenges to find the best burger or the best pancake in Vancouver. This February, Richard Wolak is also bringing back his famous Poutine Challenge. The 2nd annual Poutine Challenge will take place February 5th to February 28th, 2013 at 21 participating restaurants in Vancouver, North Vancouver, […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2013: Edible Canada Speaker Series with Salt Spring Coffee


Thursday, January 31st, 2013 — 10:24am PST
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There are just a few days left to enjoy the delicious deals and experiences that Dine Out Vancouver has to offer including special events like the speaker series at Edible Canada at the market on Granville Island. Throughout the course of the festival, Edible Canada has hosted talks about Asian Inspired Cocktails, Canadian Whiskies, Pork, […]

Vintage Vancouver Maps


Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 — 1:44pm PST
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One of my prized possessions is an original 1876 Map of Westminster that depicts the Lower Mainland a decade before Vancouver even became a city. Unfortunately for me it’s on loan from my father but I enjoy inspecting it every now and then to follow the lines of rivers and creeks that have disappeared, boundaries […]

Stanley Park Ecology Society’s 25th Anniversary


Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 — 10:58am PST
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The Stanley Park Ecology Society is celebrating their 25th anniversary with activities this Sunday February 3rd from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Lost Lagoon Nature House. Create your own craft creatures or build a cone bird feeder, learn about weaving with natural materials, take a Wetland Wildlife Walk (1 hour), learn about the wildlife that […]

Romantic Night Away Giveaway with Four Seasons Vancouver


Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 — 10:11am PST
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The Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver is inviting you to indulge the senses with hands-on gourmet cooking lessons, a Shiatsu workshop, romantic meals, luxurious accommodations, and more all in time for Valentine’s Day. Special Events Men Only Cooking Inside the Four Seasons Kitchen ($149): On Thursday, February 7, YEW restaurant chef, Sean Murray will be […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2013: Dine With Amex at L’Abattoir


Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 — 4:36pm PST
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Last week I hosted a Dine with Amex dinner at a participating Dine Out Vancouver restaurant, inviting five friends to experience the festival with me. As a proud supporter of Canada’s dining industry, Amex loves bringing unique dining experiences to cardmembers and they are the premier sponsor of Dine Out Vancouver this year. The reservation […]

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