Archive for the category "food"

Dining Out for Life 2009

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every year in Vancouver the Dining Out for Life event encourages everyone in the region to head out for a delicious dinner at the participating restaurant of their choice and it’s all for a great cause: A Loving Spoonful and Friends for Life. On Thursday, March 12, 2009 thousands will fill their plates to fight […]

Miss604's DQ Grill and Chill Contest

Comments 27 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Some would think it was a mistake to scarf down an entire cookie dough Blizzard right before a 5km run in an afternoon PE class but it never seemed to phase me in high school. The DQ on King George played host to many lunches, $2 cheeseburger combo meals (split 4 or 5 ways), and […]

Tim Hortons Roll Up the Rim to Win Cups

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few years ago a co-worker of mine mentioned that back in his home province of New Brunswick someone started up a recycling facility in order to process Tim Hortons cups as they currently were not able to recycle them at regular plants. I thought that seemed a bit extreme until I looked into the […]

Review: Froyoswirl Frozen Yogurt

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Before I had even heard of this “fresh fruit and frozen yogurt” phenomenon I received an email from the owners of Froyoswirl on Homer Street, inviting me to come and try their frozen yogurt creations. I didn’t have the chance to head in until today, and in the meantime I totally jumped on board with […]

Review: Qoola Yogurt and Fruit on Denman

Comments 23 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Months ago 1116 Denman street was decked out in pink and fluffy designs with dozens of decadent cupcakes on display, however once the small bakery moved out, Qoola moved in and not only gave the space a facelift, it started to change the way people approach snacks and dessert. I admit that the only frozen […]