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CHERRY BLOSSOM SAKURA THEMED DINE OUT AND SPA IN VANCOUVER

CHERRY BLOSSOM SAKURA THEMED DINE OUT AND SPA IN VANCOUVER

Looking for cherry blossom and sakura theme speciality dine out menu and spa packages? in Vancouver this year? Here are a few places in Metro Vancouver that are hosting special events for Spring from now until the end of April. To avoid long wait times, reservations […]

WHERE TO EAT FOR EASTER WEEKEND BRUNCH IN VANCOUVER

WHERE TO EAT FOR EASTER WEEKEND BRUNCH IN VANCOUVER

Where to eat for Easter Weekend Brunch, Lunch or Dinner in Vancouver this year? Here are a few places in Metro Vancouver that are hosting special events for Easter Weekend April 19-21 2019. To avoid lengthy wait times, reservations are highly recommended.   This list […]

WHERE TO CELEBRATE EARTH HOUR IN VANCOUVER

WHERE TO CELEBRATE EARTH HOUR IN VANCOUVER

Where are you celebrating Earth Hour? Show your care for the Earth this Saturday, March 30, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm. Now in its 12th year, the annual global initiative — recognized as “the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment” — sees millions of individuals and businesses turning off their non-essential electric lights for one hour, to raise awareness about energy consumption and its impact on the planet. #CONNECT2EARTH

 

Here are a few places in Vancouver that are hosting special events for Earth Hour 2019.

HTASTINGLOUNGE

H TASTING LOUNGE AT WESTIN BAYSHORE

H Tasting Lounge (located lobby level at The Westin Bayshore, 1601 Bayshore Drive), will be taking part in Earth Hour in its own special way. From 5pm until midnight, in addition to its regular menu offerings, H will be featuring a special prix-fixe dinner prepared without electricity. (Items are either raw or served tableside with a small propane grill.) As well, the lounge will be illuminated exclusively with candlelight, and live music will be performed “unplugged” by singer-songwriter, Antoinette Libelt.

  • The Earth Hour menu includes the following, for $69 per person:
  •  Fresh Kusshi, bonito broth, cucumber relish, avocado mousse, squid ink tobiko
  • Asian Ahi Tuna Tartare, spicy green onion aioli, crispy wonton chips
  • Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio, shaved manchego, baby kale salad, toasted pine nuts
  • Tableside Veal Cheek Bourguignon, braised merlot veal broth, caramelized pearl onion, pancetta, wild mushroom
  • Kahlua Tiramisu

For more information: https://htastinglounge.com

 

 

OCEANS 999 AT PAN PACIFIC VANCOUVER

In recognition of Earth Hour, Pan Pacific Vancouver will shut down all non-essential power and light within the hotel on March 30th from 8:30 – 9:30 pm.

 

During that hour, they will be hosting a special candlelit Italian Opera Buffet dinner at Oceans 999. To further mark the occasion, expect to enjoy a performance by Edd Wright.

For more information: http://www.panpacificvancouver.com

 

 

This list is updated as information becomes available. If you are a restaurant and want to be added, please contact me at nomss[DOT]home@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

NEW TEAVANA BLACK SESAME TEA LATTE EXCLUSIVELY IN STARBUCKS CANADA

NEW TEAVANA BLACK SESAME TEA LATTE EXCLUSIVELY IN STARBUCKS CANADA

SO VERY SMOOTH. BEHOLD THE NEW TEAVANATM/MC BLACK SESAME TEA LATTE AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY IN CANADA   Starting today (March 5) Canadians can enjoy a delicious new addition to the Teavana Tea Latte line-up the new Black Sesame Tea Latte is available only at Starbucks stores across the country   Building on Canadians’ love […]

Food News: Wine and Chocolate: The Perfect Pair this Valentine’s Day

Food News: Wine and Chocolate: The Perfect Pair this Valentine’s Day

  Wine and Chocolate: The Perfect Pair this Valentine’s Day Make the best of the occasion with Lakeview Wine Co.  With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to pair up the most savoury tastes and enjoy the occasion with loved ones.   Chocolate and wine […]

Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon Introduces “Home for Dinner” Community Fundraising Initiative

Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon Introduces “Home for Dinner” Community Fundraising Initiative

Ronald McDonald House HOME FOR DINNER Nomss.come Food Blog
“HOME FOR DINNER” FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE SUPPORTS CHILDREN AND FAMILIES OF RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE BC & YUKON
Host a dinner for your loved ones and give back to families whose children require life-saving medical attention

 

 

 

Ronald McDonald House HOME FOR DINNER Nomss.come Food Blog
Nothing brings families together like a nourishing, home-cooked meal – and that’s why Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon is launching “Home for Dinner” in support of families whose time, energy and funds are being channeled towards life-saving medical treatment for their children. Every donation supports families who must relocate to Vancouver for their child’s medical treatment, giving them a home away from home and the chance to enjoy precious everyday moments like sharing a family meal.

 

 

 

Ronald McDonald House HOME FOR DINNER Nomss.come Food Blog
Home for Dinner is a community fundraising initiative, which encourages locals to embrace the tradition of connecting with family around the dinner table by hosting a dining event in their home, or at their favourite restaurant. Hosts who cook a meal can suggest guests forego bringing wine or hostess gifts, and instead contribute a donation. Those who choose to implement “Home for Dinner” at a restaurant can treat their nearest and dearest to a decadent meal and request guests donate funds as a thank-you for their generosity. All funds raised will go towards families staying at Ronald McDonald House in Vancouver, ensuring they benefit from a supportive and healing environment while their child or children undergo life-saving medical treatments.  

 

 

 

Ronald McDonald House HOME FOR DINNER Nomss.come Food Blog
Hosting a dining event is not only an accessible way to give back to the community, but also offers the perfect opportunity for family and friends to make time for togetherness in support of a good cause. Those interested in taking part can simply sign up as hosts on the Home for Dinner website; invite their favourite people to participate as guests or co-hosts; and host the meal either at home or at a restaurant, collecting donations from their guests. 

 

 

 

“There is such comfort in sharing a meal with loved ones at the end of the day,” says Richard Pass, CEO of Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon. “Families staying at the House are focused on ensuring their children receive crucial medical treatment, and often do not have the resources to engage in this powerful tradition. By hosting a Home for Dinner event, the community can come together to give back and make a difference in a way that is both simple and meaningful. Next time you’re planning a meal, sign up to be a Home for Dinner host – it’s an extra step that can make a world of difference in a family’s life.”

 

Ronald McDonald House HOME FOR DINNER Nomss.come Food Blog

Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon is owned and operated by the Children’s Family House Society of BC. The organization runs a 73-bedroom property on the grounds of BC Children’s Hospital that provides accommodation, compassion and a sense of community for 2,000 families each year who must travel to Vancouver for their children’s medical treatments. The house offers spacious suites and services for kids of all ages that include a fitness area, arts and crafts studio, LEGO lounge, magic room and several indoor and outdoor gathering spaces. 

 

 

 

For more information, and to learn how Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon can support your Home for Dinner event, contact Sunshine Purificacion at homefordinner@rmhbc.ca or call 604-736-2957 x 2102.

 
Don’t forget to share your experience on social media with the hashtag #HomeForDinner so you can inspire others to host fundraising events, too!
 

About Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon

 

 

 

Each year, hundreds of families from across British Columbia and the Yukon travel to Vancouver in search of life-saving treatment for their children. Far from their homes, they desperately need affordable accommodation and a place to stay together under one roof. Ronald McDonald House® BC and Yukon offers a home away from home, a community of support, and a restful space for families to heal better together. Rmhbc.ca

 

 

 

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Best of Japan Restaurant Week February 22-24

Best of Japan Restaurant Week February 22-24

It’s the first Best of Japan Restaurant Week! Canadians are invited to celebrate at the Vancouver, Montreal & Toronto restaurants certified as “Japanese Food Supporter Stores” February 22-24th. For 3 days, each participating restaurant will offer one FREE dish so their clients can discover the […]

OneCoffee Free Brunch at Medina Cafe | Feb 03, 2018

OneCoffee Free Brunch at Medina Cafe | Feb 03, 2018

Canadians love their single-serve coffee pods, to the tune of over 1.5 billion brewed in homes and offices annually. Unfortunately, most of those pods are ecological dead-ends, ultimately filling up our dumps and landfills. With China’s ban on North American recyclable imports now in effect, […]

Homer St Cafe Takeover Series with JP Wiser’s Whisky

Homer St Cafe Takeover Series with JP Wiser’s Whisky

Homer St Cafe Takeover Series JP Wisers Whisky NOMSS FOOD BLOG VANCOUVER

Homer St. Café and Bar, in partnership with the Whisky Wisemen Society will continue its monthly Takeover Series collaboration with J.P. Wiser’s Whisky.

The ongoing series will see a different distiller or brewer commandeer Homer St. Café’s bar and kitchen for a week every month, offering drink specials, collaborative menu items and ticketed tasting dinners with experts from the participating brewery and/or distillery.

 

Homer St Cafe Takeover Series JP Wisers Whisky NOMSS FOOD BLOG VANCOUVER
J.P. Wiser’s Whisky Takeover runs January 8-14. Wiser’s and the Northern Border Collection (Lot 40, Pike Creek and Gooderham & Worts) will feature cocktails and whisky flights alongside special dishes that incorporate the whiskies on the Fresh Sheet. $1 from each featured cocktail and flight will go to the Whisky Wisemen Society’s charitable fund.

The event will close with a guided, family-style tasting dinner on Sunday, January 14 hosted by Wiser’s Brand Ambassador Colin MacDougall. The dinner will feature a welcome cocktail, a Northern Border Collection whisky flight (paired with Executive Chef Tret Jordan, Head Chef Chris West and their team’s first course) and Lot 40 Cask Strength, Pike Creek 21 yr. and Gooderham & Worts Little Trinity 17 yr. (paired with the main course). A Pike Creek cocktail will then follow along with the dessert selection.

Homer St Cafe Takeover Series JP Wisers Whisky NOMSS FOOD BLOG VANCOUVER
Tickets to the dinner are $75 (including tax and gratuity).

Upcoming Takeover Series in 2018:

  • February 2018: Phillips Brewery and Fermentorium Takeover
  • March 2018: Edrington Group Takeover (Cutty Sark, Famous Grouse, Highland Park, Macallan, Brugal)
  • April 2018: Powell St Brewery Takeover
  • May 2018: The Glenlivet Takeover
    * Dates and Takeover partners subject to change.

For more information on the Takeover Series and to purchase tickets to the tasting dinners, visit homerstreetcafebar.com/events.

 

 

More: Happy Hour at Trump Hotel Vancouver | TWG Tea Canada | Neverland Tea Salon | Notch 8 at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

 

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Homer St. Café & Bar
898 Homer St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2W5
(604) 428-4299
URL: homerstreetcafebar.com
Cuisine: Pacific Northwest

Hours:
Sunday Closed
Monday 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 – 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 – 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 – 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 – 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 12:00 am

 

 

 

Aleph Middle Eastern Eatery Vancouver

Aleph Middle Eastern Eatery Vancouver

Vancouver’s restaurant scene is set to expand its cultural mix with the opening of Aleph Middle Eastern Eatery, a beautifully designed eatery nestled in the heart of East Vancouver’s newly revamped Port Town community opening in December. Juxtaposed between old world recipes and exciting new […]

BELLS AND WHISTLES OFFICIALLY OPEN IN EAST VANCOUVER

BELLS AND WHISTLES OFFICIALLY OPEN IN EAST VANCOUVER

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 […]

Soirette’s 2017 Mooncake Collection | Mid-Autumn Festival

Soirette’s 2017 Mooncake Collection | Mid-Autumn Festival

Soirette's 2017 Mooncake Collection Mid-Autumn Festival Nomss.com

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 with whole ingredients, this limited edition collection is available by pre-order from September 15 to October 4.

 

Soirette's 2017 Mooncake Collection Mid-Autumn Festival Nomss.com

Mini Mooncakes are sold as a set of four ($42) or eight ($80), all including the following flavours:

 

  • Mango & Hibiscus
  • Lychee & Jasmine
  • Strawberry & Matcha
  • Blackberry & Passionfruit Punch

 

Soirette's 2017 Mooncake Collection Mid-Autumn Festival Nomss.com

The Deluxe Set comes in our Exclusive Soirette Gift Box ($88):

 

It consists of two sets of 4 Mini Mooncakes with one Extra-Large Double Cognac Truffle Chocolate Mooncake, filled with handmade fresh lotus paste, crushed caramelized hazelnuts and salted caramel pearls, adorned with 24K Gold Leaf.

The sharing of mooncakes signifies the unity of family relationships and friends. Soirette Mooncakes come in an elegant gift box and are ready for gift-giving. Celebrate togetherness and unity with Soirette this year through the sharing of mooncakes this Mid-Autumn season!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Soirette Macarons & Tea
URL: http://soirette.com/
Cuisine: Dessert, Pastry, Afternoon Tea

Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

 

 

1433 W Pender St  Vancouver, BC V6G 2S3
(604) 558-3308

 

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 […]

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 […]