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NOTCH 8 GAMES ON AFTERNOON HIGH TEA | FAIRMONT HOTEL VANCOUVER

NOTCH 8 GAMES ON AFTERNOON HIGH TEA | FAIRMONT HOTEL VANCOUVER

After our last visit for Notch 8’s extravagant Canada 150 Afternoon Tea, it’s time to play a game. Notch 8 turns to the imaginative world of classic board games t deliver a playful game board of sweets and savories like scones with clotted cream, delectable savory […]

SKN Holistic Rejuvenation Clinic | Advanced HydraFacial Treatment

SKN Holistic Rejuvenation Clinic | Advanced HydraFacial Treatment

SKN Holistic Rejuvenation Clinic is an award winning skin rejuvenating clinic that combines the powers of Eastern medicine, medical aesthetics and skin nutrition. It is located conveniently near the SkyTrain station in Yaletown at 1152 Mainland Street (beside SoulCycle and Barre Fitness).     Founder, […]

Vancouver Fall Home Show October 26-29 | Contest & Giveaway

Vancouver Fall Home Show October 26-29 | Contest & Giveaway

The Vancouver Fall Home Show will take place this weekend October 26-29. It is one of the largest home shows in Vancouver. For your house and home this show will feature interior design, landscaping companies, remodelling contractors, celebrity speakers Kortney and Dave Wilson (hosts of Masters of Flip),HGTV stars Sarah Richardson and Tiffany Pratt, Portobello West market place and so much more.

 

The show for every home not only includes hundreds and products under one roof but also cooking stage. I’m super excited for chef Jefferson Alvarez, Cacao On Saturday at 4pm.

 

 

Take the opportunity to discover, browse and take inspiration and shop at the home show’s Portobello West market: local designers, handcrafted wood furnishings, luxury linens, and decorated pieces.

 


 

For you we are excited to giveaway Cooking Stage VIP Experience. The prize pack which includes:

 

– 2 tickets to the Vancouver Fall Home Show
– 2 complimentary glasses of wine in the Lounge
– Reserved seating at the tasting table and front row at a Cooking Stage presentation of your choice
– Urban Barn’s Montreal Tray in Menthol
– Urban Barn’s Taza coaster set

 

Enter to Win

  1. Post a comment on this blog post and tell us what you look forward to at the Vancouver Fall Home Show. One entry per person.
  2. Follow and tweet this (one entry per day): RT to win @VanHomeSHows #VFHS17 prize package from @instanomss #instanomss #homedecor #fbloggers #vancouver #home
  3. Follow me on Instagram and Facebook.

 

 

a Rafflecopter giveaway

To enter this amazing giveaway, you must be Canadian resident (13+ years of age). Complete the following. Your chances increases the more items you complete and the more social media platforms you follow. Good Luck! Contest closes October 26 and tickets will be available at Will Call.
For more information visit vancouverfallhomeshow.com.

 

 

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BANTER ROOM VANCOUVER | YALETOWN

BANTER ROOM VANCOUVER | YALETOWN

Banter Room is one of the newest restaurants in Yaletown between Nelson and Helmcken Street – next to The Greek By Anatoli. This restaurant offers comfort food as well as healthy options their signature deluxe acai bowl. They have a spacious patio and a lounge […]

ANCORA VANCOUVER | BRUNCH MENU

ANCORA VANCOUVER | BRUNCH MENU

Last time I was at Ancora was during last year’s Dine Out Vancouver. I was still pregnant and now baby is almost 3 months old. To celebrate Motherhood and my friend’s pregnancy we decided to head over to Ancora for brunch! I love the bright […]

BELLS AND WHISTLES OFFICIALLY OPEN IN EAST VANCOUVER

BELLS AND WHISTLES OFFICIALLY OPEN IN EAST VANCOUVER

Bells and Whistles vancouver fraser street bar nomss food blog

Bells and Whistles vancouver fraser street bar nomss food blog

GOOSENECK HOSPITALITY’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ‘BELLS AND WHISTLES’
OFFICIALLY OPEN IN EAST VANCOUVER

New Beer Hall Offers Extensive Craft Beer Selection, Ballpark-inspired Fare, Interactive Games Room and Big-League Sports Action

Vancouver’s burgeoning Fraserhood/Cedar Cottage district welcomes a brand new beer hall and casual dining concept with the official launch of Bells and Whistles at 3296 Fraser Street.

The latest high-profile project for Gooseneck Hospitality – the Vancouver-based team behind Wildebeest, Bufala and Lucky Taco that includes respected restaurateurs James Iranzad and Josh Pape and new partner Nick Miller – Bells and Whistles features seating for 150 guests in its 3,000-sq.-ft dining room and a vintage-yet-fresh design that offers plenty of natural light and nostalgic touches.

Open daily from 11:30 a.m. to midnight for dine-in or take-out, the beer hall offers a full bar, elevated-yet-approachable menu, an interactive table games room with complimentary happy hour plays from 2 to 5 p.m. daily, and two state-of-the-art ultra-HD 4K projection screens showing the best big-league sports action in the city.

At the bar, Bells and Whistles offers 19 draught lagers, ales and ciders, including local craft beers, rare gems from celebrated international breweries, and an eponymous hoppy ‘Bells and Whistles’ pale ale custom created by Delta’s Four Winds Brewing. The drink menu also includes a selection of B.C. wine and always-double cocktails on tap, including a signature hopped Buffalo Trace Bourbon Old Fashioned stirred to perfection and served on the rocks.

 

Bells and Whistles vancouver fraser street bar nomss food blog

Bells and Whistles vancouver fraser street bar nomss food blog

The Bells and Whistles kitchen boasts a diverse menu of locally and ethically sourced fare created by Executive Chef Alessandro Vianello and features snacks and starters; gourmet ‘big’ salads with house-made dressings; short rib, brisket, and chuck burgers; chicken or fresh fish sandwiches served on custom milk buns; stadium-inspired sides like garlic fries, onion rings and ballpark chili; as well as rotating ice cream cones, sundaes and floats with made-from-scratch soft-serve from Foothills Creamery.

With décor designed by Ricky Alvarez of Tinto Creative and constructed by Milltown Contracting, Bells and Whistles conjures up a subtle vintage sports vibe thanks to touches like wooden picnic table-style dining room seating, a marquee-style wrap-around wall tap list, and a custom-milled fir bar top that hearkens back to the glory days of the Boston Garden’s fabled parquet floor. The space is also accented with hand-dipped glass fixtures, hanging plants and a streetwise mural created by local artist Alex Usow a.k.a. ‘Rhek’.

“All of us at Gooseneck are big sports fans and it’s been a dream of ours to one day open a unique and accessible beer hall and casual food concept,” says Iranzad. “To be able to do it in Cedar Cottage – an exciting, up-and-coming neighbourhood that we also call home – makes it a perfect fit.”

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ABOUT BELLS AND WHISTLES | Located in the heart of Vancouver’s burgeoning Fraserhood/Cedar Cottage district, Bells and Whistles is a casual dining and beer hall concept that offers up 3,000-sq.-ft. of space with seating for 150, and interactive games room and big screens showing the best local and international big-league sports action in the city. The latest project from the team behind Gooseneck Hospitality, which has also opened such award-winning Vancouver restaurants as Wildebeest, Bufala and Lucky Taco, Bells and Whistles brings together the best of the local brewery scene as well as import beers, craft ciders, cocktails and wine exclusively on tap and a menu of homespun, locally and ethically sourced dishes such as gourmet burgers and sandwiches, salads and ballpark-friendly fare like chili, nachos, and garlic fries as well as a selection of real-milk soft serve cones, sundaes and floats.

 

 

 

 

more: Taps and Tacos Port Moody | Good Coffee Portland | Cafe Myriade Montreal

 

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Bells and Whistles
URL:  https://www.bellsandwhistlesyvr.ca
Cuisine: Casual Dining, Beer Hall

 

 

Hours:

Mon 11:30 am – 12:00 am
Tue 11:30 am – 12:00 am
Wed 11:30 am – 12:00 am
Thu 11:30 am – 12:00 am
Fri 11:30 am – 1:00 am
Sat 11:30 am – 1:00 am
Sun 11:30 am – 12:00 am

 

 

3296 Fraser Street Vancouver, BC V5V 4B9
(604) 620-7990

A DAY AT CHI, THE SPA SHANGRI-LA VANCOUVER HOTEL

A DAY AT CHI, THE SPA SHANGRI-LA VANCOUVER HOTEL

It’s been two months postpartum. My first 30 days with baby was the hardest! The learning curve was so steep – I was not mentally nor physically ready! To celebrate I took a well deserved day at Chi, The Spa at Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver. First […]

Soirette’s 2017 Mooncake Collection | Mid-Autumn Festival

Soirette’s 2017 Mooncake Collection | Mid-Autumn Festival

Soirette’s new 2017 Mooncake Collection recently just released and is perfect for sharing and gifting during the Mid-Autumn Festival on October 4th, 2017. The unique collection of Snow Mooncakes, featuries a wonderful selection of fresh fruit, refreshing teas and French couverture chocolate. Made entirely from scratch […]

Miku Vancouver | Aburi Kaiseki Dinner

Miku Vancouver | Aburi Kaiseki Dinner

Miku at Coal Harbour waterfront is one of my favourite Japanese restaurant in Vancouver. It is located next to Canada Place and has wonderful views – you can watch the sunset over the North Shores. To celebrate our third wedding anniversary, Dave and I wanted to indulge in their omakase menu – Aburi Kaiseki Dinner.

 

Kaiseki menu is only available during dinner service. There are three choices of  Shokai (zensai, entree, signature sushi and dessert) $68 per person, Kaisen (six course chef’s tasting menu) $88 per person and Aburi (unique multi-course experience with premium and seasonal ingredients) $135 per person. Traditional Kaiseki Ryori incorporates region’s food culture and is presented in unique Arita plateware from Kyushu, Japan.

 

To start the evening we savoured a glass of Riesling while watching the thunderstorm – after all it is September in Vancouver.

Amuse Bouche: croquette

Aburi Sashimi: trio selection of flame seared salmon, scallop and tuna with signature sauces.

 

Appetizer: Presented in a beautiful bento box from Arita plateware that is so Instagram worthy. Seven seasonal bite size appetizers that consists of fresh oysters (or substitution for clams), Salt Spring mussels with mignonette and tiger prawn cocktail. The bottom layer includes octopus ceviche, pan seared Hakkaido scallop, beef carpaccio, and ahi tuna.

 

Lobster Tail: The third course consists of half lobster table grilled with tomato chili sauce served with seasonal vegetables.

 

Wagyu Beef: tender and cooked perfectly medium rare with a dash of pink Himalayan salt. Served with seasonal greens.

 

Miku’s Signature Sushi: The fifth course includes an assortment of Aburi nigiri, rolls (Miku roll and Red Wave Roll) and oshi sushi (salmon, ebi). Before ending the evening with dessert, you have the option to add more food a la carte. For us, it was the perfect amount. Besides we wanted to get ice cream afterwards…

 

Black Forest Tiramisu with Vanilla Bean ice cream. This dessert was airy, light and not too sweet. Just the way I like it.

 

If you are looking for an omakase dinner service with an amazing view. I highly recommend the Aburi Kaiseki dinner from Miku.

 

 

 

 

more: Where to Eat in Tri-Cities (Coquitlam, PoCo, Port Moody) | Good Coffee Portland | Cafe Myriade Montreal

 

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Miku Restaurant
URL:  https://mikurestaurant.com
Cuisine: Japanese

 

 

Hours:

Mon 11:30 am – 10:30 pm
Tue 11:30 am – 10:30 pm
Wed 11:30 am – 10:30 pm
Thu 11:30 am – 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am – 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am – 11:00 pm
Sun 11:30 am – 10:30 pm

 

200 Granville St #70, Vancouver, BC V6C 1S4
(604) 568-3900

 

 

 

Miku Restaurant Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Taste of Yaletown 2017 Vancouver October 11 to 27th

Taste of Yaletown 2017 Vancouver October 11 to 27th

The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is proud to announce the 13th annual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a popular community-based event that invites the public to try a variety of dishes from 26 premier restaurants throughout the neighbourhood. From October 11 to 27th, Vancouver’s top chefs […]

Fayuca Vancouver | Mexican Restaurant Yaletown

Fayuca Vancouver | Mexican Restaurant Yaletown

Fayuca is a newly opened Mexican restaurant in Yaletown, Vancouver. It is located on 1009 Hamilton Street (replacing the old Hamilton St. Grill). Opened by Ernesto Gomez and Mexican chef Jair Tellez (Laja), this cantina menu focus on modern North Pacific Mexican cuisine in a […]

Mosquito Desserts Vancouver | Afternoon High Tea Gastown

Mosquito Desserts Vancouver | Afternoon High Tea Gastown

Mosquito Desserts & Champagne is one of my favorite locations for desserts in Vancouver. It is located on 32 Water Street in Gastown. The restaurant is elegant and chic. It makes for the perfect location for the best date night. Now that they have also introduced Afternoon High Tea on Sundays between 1 to 4 pm – there is another reason to simply indulge!

The space is designed by Ste. Marie Art + Design – think Kissa TantoSavio VolpeBotanist.

Proudly serving Namasthe Tea. I love the Vanilla Rooibos for its rich creamy sweet mouthfeel with honey nectar rooibos with long lingering sweet finish. It is the perfect organic, caffeine free tea. We also ordered the Echinachai Tea. This tea is a robust, full bodied black tea with cacao and raisin notes balanced with the bold spices of the masala, rounded heady Tulsi and a sweet vanilla finish.

 

Mosquito Dessert Afternoon High Tea Menu

$50 pp

Panier de Mini Madeleines: Olive Oil & Orange Blossom (freshly baked and served warm)

Savouries
Onion Gruyère & Prosciutto Quiche
Smoked Sockeye Salmon & Crème Fraîche
Cucumber Mint & Cream Cheese
Tomato Mozzarella Macaron

 

Petits Gâteaux
Eclair à la Fraise: mascarpone rose crème légère, strawberry jam, micro thai basil
Miso Chocolate Tart: chocolate walnut ganache, miso butterscotch mousse, chocolate caviar
Citrus & Avocado: yuzu curd, avocado semifreddo, candied kumquat, honey yuzu foam
Haiti & Coffee: Haiti chocolate coffee mousse, mango mandarin jelly, cocoa sponge
Pistachio Raspberry Cake: raspberry crémeux, pistachio mousse, white chocolate feuilletine

 

The afternoon tea set is exquisite and beautifully presented. It is one of best high tea set available in Vancouver and I highly recommend you to visit. Or if you prefer having a larger slice of the cake, they are open Wednesday thru Sunday 5pm till late. Dessert, Charcuterie and Cheese plates, chocolates and macarons pairs wonderfully with their sweet wine, champagne, cocktails and beer menu.

 

 

More: Trump Hotel Vancouver Afternoon High Tea | TWG Tea Canada | Neverland Tea Salon | Notch 8 at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

 

 

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Mosquito Dessert & Champagne Lounge
URL: http://www.mosquitodessert.com
Cuisine: Dessert, Champagne Lounge

Hours:

Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
Thu 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
Fri 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sun 5:00 pm – 12:00 am

32 Water St Vancouver, BC Canada, V6B 1A4
(604) 398-3188

 

 

 

 

Mosquito Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Tacofino Oasis Vancouver | Now Open in Bentall One Building

Tacofino Oasis Vancouver | Now Open in Bentall One Building

‘TACOFINO OASIS’ now open in downtown Vancouver at Bentall One Buildling. Latest Addition to Family of Restaurants Offers Tacofino’s Signature Baja-inspired Fare, Express Burritos To Go, Local Craft and Import Beer and Cocktails. Tacofino welcomes the newest member to its growing family of restaurants today when […]

AnnaLena Summer Happy Hour

AnnaLena Summer Happy Hour

Beat the dog days of summer at AnnaLena with the newly introduced happy hour daily from 5pm to 6pm – a curated selection of hand made cocktails, beers and wines. Happy hour is an appetizing way to try AnnaLena’s world class cocktail program, led by Bar Manager Kevin Brownleee, […]