Enter to Win a $25 Gift Card to Taste White Spot’s New Summer Menu

White Spot’s Celebrate BC summer menu is back! The legendary restaurant company has a well established commitment to sourcing local products from right here in British Columbia. Available from now until September 7, the menu features six seasonally-inspired creations. Here are just a few of the tasty offerings: Candied Salmon Spinach Salad – Candied Pacific […]

Burgundy Restaurant Media Dinner

Last week, EiV was invited to a menu tasting at Burgundy Restaurant in Gastown. Situated on West Hastings between Abbot and Carrall, this European boutique-style restaurant & bar boasts a formidable menu that belies its size. With barely enough space to seat 30 or so diners at a time, Burgundy presents an interesting polarity in […]

Joe Fortes 2014 Tweetup

Every summer, there are a couple fun events I look forward to as a food blogger. The annual summer patio tweetup at Joe Fortes is always high up on the list. With a seemingly endless selection of great drinks and even better food, the open patio at Joe Fortes is one of the best places […]

Earls Test Kitchen & The Chef Collective

On June 24th, the Earls restaurant group unveiled their brand new test kitchen at the current Earls Hornby location. With over 1.2 million dollars spent renovating the 2nd floor space, this new kitchen facility will serve a myriad of purposes including staff training and real-time diner engagement. A state-of-the-art audiovisual system will allow the public […]

Blackbird Public House Annual Spot Prawn Boil

Earlier this month, EiV was invited to attend a spot prawn boil hosted by the Donnelly Group at The Blackbird Public House & Oyster Bar on Dunsmuir St. In its second year, this messy but delicious dining event was quickly sold out which is a testament to how many people love spot prawns. Alongside the […]

Temper Chocolate & Pastry West Vancouver

Since opening the doors of its stylish store earlier this year, Temper Chocolate & Pastry has fast become a go-to spot for people seeking exceptional sweet and savoury culinary confections. With everything from light pastries to cream-filled truffles, to specialty cakes and daily made artisan sandwiches, Temper serves up more than one reason to pop […]

Calabash Bistro Brunch Preview

Late last week, EiV was invited to attend a special media preview of the brunch menu at Calabash Bistro. I had been to this Caribbean-themed restaurant once or twice before but never knew they served brunch. Situated just off of West Hastings and Carrall St., this venue has quickly become a local favourite for great […]

Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner at Café Boulud Toronto

Café Boulud is giving you every opportunity to enjoy a special meal with mom on Sunday, May 11th. Celebrate your mother or that meaningful lady in your life with a festive three course brunch or dinner in the acclaimed Toronto restaurant. Choose when to take her out: Prix fixe brunch will be available from 10 […]

Participating Chefs At This Year’s Gold Medal Plates

This year’s Gold Medal Plates (GMP) dinner will feature seven new chefs and three returning chefs competing in the 2014 edition of the Olympic fundraising event, with 2013 silver medalist Darren Brown of the Fairmont Pacific Rim (Vancouver) and 2013 bronze medalist Terry Pichor of Sonora Resort (Sonora Island) back amongst the competitors. The evening […]

Gold Medal Plates: Canadian Culinary Championships

Gold Medal Plates (GMP) is the ultimate celebration of Canadian Excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts and athletic achievement. Celebrated in eleven cities across Canada in 2014, GMP features the premier chefs in each city/province in a competition to crown a gold, silver and bronze medal culinary team, and subsequently nation-wide at the Canadian Culinary […]

PappaRoti on Robson Street

The sweet treat known in Malaysia as “the father of all buns” has made its way to North America and found a home in Canada on Vancouver’s Robson Street. PappaRoti has opened its doors and is serving up its signature Original Coffee Bun along with great JJ Bean Coffee and whole leaf teas blended just […]

Heavenly High Tea At Faubourg Paris

Faubourg Paris sets itself apart from cookie-cutter contemporaries with handcrafted, authentic Parisian delicacies created using artisanal techniques passed down through generations of expert pâtissiers. Faubourg’s decadent High Tea is a culinary adventure fit for the most discerning guest, filled with gourmet treats such as delectable macarons, delicate fruit soufflés and savoury canapés. High Tea is […]

Dish ‘n Dazzle

Tickets for Dish ‘n Dazzle, the spectacular fund and awareness raising event in support of the BC Hospitality Foundation is now more than 75% sold out. The fifth annual showcase of wine, food and cocktails has become a fixture on the Vancouver culinary calendar. This year, Dish ‘n Dazzle is proud to feature the wines […]

Vancouver Brunch Tour Set To Launch

The East Village is a neighbourhood that is quickly becoming a hot spot in the city for amazing brunch cuisine. And judging by the inevitable morning line-ups every weekend, Vancouverites are passionate about all things breakfast related. A local culinary company, Off The Eaten Track, is launching a new brunch themed culinary tour to take […]

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