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Asian Inspired Cocktails, BC’s Next Beverage Trend? – Edible Canada Speaker Series 2013

Late last week, Tourism Vancouver kicked off the Dine Out Vancouver Festival for 2013. Acknowledged to be Canada’s largest restaurant festival, Dine Out Vancouver boasts upwards of 200 participating restaurants and a remarkable line-up of events & seminars for fans of all things culinary. One of the event collections I was personally excited for was […]

McCafé Real Fruit Smoothies At McDonald’s

McDonald’s Canada sent us a few complimentary passes to try their new McCafé Real Fruit Smoothies. Currently, they come in three tempting flavours: Strawberry-Banana, Mango-Pineapple and Blueberry-Pomegranate. “Made with real fruit purée, low-fat yogurt and blended ice – McDonald’s is bringing delicious and refreshing smoothies to the Canadian mainstream with the quality, convenience and value […]

Jamba Juice Review (Mesa, Arizona)

If you want to quench your thirst after a delicious burger and fries at In-N-Out, then head across the street to Jamba Juice on South Signal Butte Road in Mesa, Arizona. This is a fantastic shop with friendly, efficient staff who are eager to wiz up your favorite blended beverages. We ordered one of their […]

Peanut’s Bubble Tea Review

Located inside the Richmond Public Market, Peanut’s Bubble Tea sells two main offerings: Multiple varieties of bubble tea drinks, and Taiwanese cookie-like pastries called che lung bing – created using crepes, the treats are stuffed with a choice of ingredients like red bean paste, coconut, custard, etc. We’ve been Peanut’s Bubble Tea customers for over […]

Blenz Broadway & Maple Review

Blenz “The Canadian Coffee Company” has over thirty-five international coffee shops in countries such Japan, China and even the U.A.E. With an impressive fifty locations in Canada, the company opened its very first coffee shop on downtown Vancouver’s Robson Street in 1992. Fast forward to the end of 2009, Blenz opened in Kitsilano’s Pulse condominium […]

Bridges Restaurant Review – Outdoor Dining On Granville Island

Bridges has been a landmark on Vancouver’s waterfront for 30 years. Located next to the Public Market on Granville Island, Bridges offers lovely views of the ocean, mountains and city. Bridges, a restaurant, bar, bistro and outdoor dining area, is the quintessential Vancouver experience and unique in that it is easily reached by water (serviced by […]

Bethenny Frankel’s Vancouver Launch Of Skinnygirl Margarita

Driving home from our brunch at The Bakehouse in North Vancouver on Saturday, we noticed a large lineup of people outside of the BC Liquor Store on Alberni & Bute. Wondering what/who they were all waiting for, I noticed someone holding a Skinnygirl Margarita bottle. Must be waiting for Bethenny Frankel! So we popped into […]

Danny’s Market Review – Danny’s Screamers!

  Ahhhh, sippin slushies on a hot summer’s day. We used to frequent Chevron near UVic during our university years because they had the best slurpees in town – better than 7-11. Chevron’s slushies weren’t as sickingly sweet, and they usually offered more flavour varities, like multiple Nestea flavours. When I’m craving a slushy in […]

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