Archive of posts tagged "restaurants"

Sequoia Restaurants Patio Contest

Comments 279 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been four years since I wrote my first “Downtown Vancouver Patio Guide” and since then dozens of new eateries, cafes, and lounges have opened up in the open air. When the springtime sun shines and the cherry blossoms pop, patio dining is on everyone’s mind. Relax at lunch, have a romantic dinner, people-watch, or […]

Georgia Straight Golden Plate Awards 2011

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Georgia Straight’s annual Golden Plate Awards have been announced as Vancouverites voted, in 138 categories, for their favourite places to eat and drink around town. Here are a few highlights for me: Best Richmond Restaurant Tapenade Bistro (Steveston) Best Korean Jang Mo Jib Best Middle Eastern Afghan Horsemen Best Neighbourhood for Restaurants Gastown Best […]

Dining Out for Life 2011

Comments 179 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Dining Out for Life (“DOFL”) campaign returns this year across North America and in Vancouver it will benefit A Loving Spoonful and Friends for Life. When you go out to eat at a participating restaurant on March 24th, they will donate 25% of sales to these AIDS service organizations. Sumac Ridge Estate Winery […]

An Afternoon in Steveston, Richmond

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the weekend John and I celebrated our 5 year wedding anniversary. Since we’ve been on the go so much, we decided to have a mini staycation and ended up staying in Richmond (following our attendance at the Sport BC banquet Thursday night). We had the most amazing room at the River Rock Casino Resort […]

Valentine’s Day 2011 Giveaway: Whistler Experience

Comments 305 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While there’s plenty to do around Vancouver for Valentine’s Day (from dining options to strolls on the seawall) sometimes a break from the city can spark that extra bit of romance. Thanks to our friends at the following locations in Whistler, I have another Valentine’s-inspired prize package to offer up this week. Photo Credit: Greg […]