Archive of posts tagged "restaurants"

Cactus Club at English Bay Poll

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Goodbye onion rings, hotdogs and fudgsicles and hello spinach dip. The Parks Board has just approved a development proposal on English Bay that would replace the existing concession stand with a Cactus Club restaurant. “The main concern that I had back then was a high-end restaurant and we didn’t want a suit and tie kind […]

Mixlympics at George in Yaletown

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Day 10 of my Vancouver 2010 Olympic experience involved getting up early and heading to Yaletown to drink some gin ahead of the big game. Over the last year or so I’ve received many requests to judge competitions, from chocolate recipes to essay contests and most of all, mixology. The judges – Photo credit: John […]

Travellers Deck to Shop and Dine

Comments 99 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was recently giving two packs of the Travellers Deck for review and giveaway. The deck of cards is a “Best 100” list of places to eat and shop in Vancouver. Colour-coded by neighbourhood, the concept is to grab the deck, give it a shuffle, and draw out a random location when you’re ready to […]

The Teahouse in Stanley Park

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks before Christmas John and I were invited up to the Teahouse in Stanley Park for dinner. My only other experience at the Teahouse was at an office dinner about nine years ago so my memory definitely needed refreshing. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Located at Ferguson Point in Stanley Park, just […]

Candlelight Conservation Dinner 2009

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tourism Vancouver and BC Hydro have teamed up for a special dining opportunity happening tomorrow around Vancouver. On Wednesday October 28th the Candlelight Conservation Dinner will see over 30 restaurants around town dimming their dining room lights to promote saving energy during the last week of Power Smart Month. The Candlelight Conservation Dinner is designed […]