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It’s an ambitious undertaking: over the course of 30 days, executive chef Jefferson Alvarez will be creating 300 new dishes at Secret Location (1 Water Street). Starting this...
With 263 restaurants participating in the 2014 Dine Out Vancouver Festival, it's quite the job to pick one by sifting through all the set menus. You could choose based on which...
Those folks at Tourism Vancouver know how to keep the good times rolling after the holidays. Today (January 6), they released the menus for the 2014 Dine Out Vancouver Festival—...
Like many people, pastry chef and chocolatier Thomas Haas will be making some changes in January. For the past three months, he’s been too busy to do his regular workouts. While...
Popping the cork is part of the fun of drinking Champagne, so wouldn’t it be nice if there was a little ceremony for nonalcoholic beverages too? Guests who aren’t drinking alcohol...
Waiting to take off at Vancouver International Airport last month, I watched from my window seat as the ground crew de-iced one of the wings of my airplane. It got me wondering:...
There’s an early morning chill in Scottsdale’s garden apartment district, and the streets are empty. I kneel in the middle of the road to snap a photo of one of the buildings....
Need a last-minute gift? Grab a copy of Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider’s Guide to B.C. Breweries (Douglas & McIntyre, $19.95). In the book, Joe Wiebe profiles 50 of the...
Amid all the cookies and chocolates, cream puffs are guaranteed to stand out at a holiday party—especially if they’re as gorgeous as the ones made by Beta 5. These handmade...
Whether you’re off to visit the relatives in snowy Manitoba or to get away from them in sunny Hawaii, you’re in good company. It’s almost peak travel season, and while you can’t...

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