Cat Cohen Showcases Life as a Gal About Town in Debut Poetry Collection

                        Twenty-nine-year-old self-described ‘beautiful comedian’ Catherine Cohen is a woman of many talents.  Hosting a weekly comedy/cabaret show at Club Cumming in New York City, as well as a weekly podcast entitled Seek Treatment, it’s hard to imagine where Cohen found the time to […]

Break your fast, not your wallet

Photo from firecrustpizzeria.com You are in the middle of a busy work week and cannot wait until your computer clock turns to 12:00. You have been craving for food bursting with flavour to give you energy for the rest of the afternoon, but you also don’t want to spend your hourly wage on lunch. Have […]

This Chemistry-Themed Cafe is where Art and Chemistry Intertwine

Photo By: Regina Ip Coffee is irresistible. It is the fuel that powers our mornings. But there is a secret ingredient behind each perfect cup of coffee – Chemistry. Noire Cafe, a hidden gem located in President Plaza, Richmond, is a chemistry-themed cafe, where the owner highlights the chemical reaction in every cup of coffee. Customers […]

Seasonal Splendour Spews Through the Shaughnessy Edwardian Mansion DECEMBER 10, 2018 by REGINA IP

Photo By: Regina Ip @pigoutyvr Every year, the University Women’s Club of Vancouver holds a fundraising craft event called the Christmas at Hycroft. Every November the event showcases local artisan vendors in a heritage house in Shaughnessy. The 17,000 square-foot Edwardian mansion allows visitors to explore three floors decked in seasonal splendour. Although the Christmas fair has […]

Colony Bars Holiday Eggnog Arrives in the City for a Good Cause

Photo By: Regina Ip (pigoutyvr) During the holiday season, restaurants and cafes start to introduce holiday flavoured beverages. Eggnog is a classic festive drink in North America. This year, Colony and Charles Bar introduce two special Holiday Eggnogs for a very important cause. For every purchase of holiday eggnog throughout the month of December, $5.00 […]

How to Find Your Inner German at the Vancouver Christmas Market

Now an annual holiday tradition for many in Vancouver, the Vancouver Christmas Market provides a traditional festive atmosphere with authentic German food, drinks and handcrafted gifts.  Visitors will instantly feel as if they are right in Germany, with the stunning Christmas Pyramid proudly standing tall among the many artisan huts, the smell of crackling pork hock […]

Get a Real Taste of the Islands at this Jamaican Dining Pop-Up Event

A new culinary experience to satisfy your cravings will be happening tomorrow at the Elbo Patties pop-up in Kitsilano. Jamaican Dining Experience Self-made entrepreneur, culinary master and owner of Elbo Patties, Chris Boreland, is bringing delicious Jamaican patties with a creative twist to Vancouver. “You’re getting the full experience of how I grew up and […]

7 Ways to Get Your Holiday Spirit on at the Vancouver Christmas Market

For the ninth year in a row, the Vancouver Christmas Market is bringing holiday cheer to visitors at Jack Poole Plaza, with extended hours that provide ample time to peruse the 80+ vendors offering eats, drinks, and gifts. However, the extensive number of attractions can become a bit overwhelming, so here are some ways to […]

Love is Sharing Food – Top Vancouver Tapas

The old adage—the more the merrier is as pertinent as ever as the holiday season comes around. Tasty tapas is surely the best way to try a variety of dishes and ideal for sharing with close friends. It might be surprising to some that Vancouver offers and an impressive variety of sharing plates.  From Japanese […]

Shining Fresh Seafood in the Vibrant Neighborhood of Yaletown

My recent birthday celebration lead me to Blue Water Cafe, one of the top seafood restaurants in Vancouver. Blue Water Cafe is a member of the Toptable Group, which features fresh seafood, ingredients and a wide selection of dishes on the menu. This includes raw oysters, sashimi, hot plates, and the famous seafood tower. Customers are encouraged […]