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Weekend Cook – Aged Eggnog

by Canucklehead 12.20.2013

A few months ago – I was reading through my issue of the Art of Eating (which is singularly excellent – you should seriously subscribe to it) when I read an article on aged eggnog. And I mean AGED – for up to a year. WTF!? You mix up eggs, dairy, sugar, and booze and […]

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Celebrating Cocktail Culture in Vancouver

by Rick Green 02.02.2012

Vancouver Craft Beer Week seemed to have signalled the arrival of craft beer in Vancouver’s public consciousness. As a result, we’ve seen surprising innovation and growth from BC brewers. There’s a similar renaissance developing in Vancouver’s cocktail culture. That spirit has gained us a festival that is sure to be a comparable catalyst for our […]

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Getting Xi Shi at the Shangri-La

by Rick Green 10.20.2011

^ Heather Yau serves Xi Shi’s signature Iron Lotus cocktail. The Shangri-La Hotel has relaunched its lobby lounge as a relaxed gathering spot where you can linger over exceptional comestibles or enjoy a casual meal. Named after Xi Shi, one of the legendary Four Beauties of ancient China, the Asian touches at Xi Shi Lounge […]

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Summer Love and Tequila Cocktails at Market

by Rick Green 08.27.2011

As part of the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association’s August Summer Love promotion, MARKET by Jean-Georges has been featuring a weekly cocktail tasting every Thursday at 9:00pm. For $25, guests received an appetizer and five tasting-size cocktails created by lead bartender, Jay Jones. I learned that for MARKET’s last Summer Love Cocktail Tasting, Jones was […]

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The Refined Refinery is Open

by Rick Green 08.18.2009

After quietly refining their food, drink, and service during the course of the chaotic Granville Street revitalization outside, The Refinery threw a party to announce they are open for business. Media, industry, and the public were invited to celebrate. On hand to showcase the products used by The Refinery were Mia Hunt of Victoria Spirits, […]

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Ciao! Winter, Chow Spring

by Rick Green 04.14.2009

Chow Restaurant & Lounge recently introduced Chef JC Poirier’s new spring menu at a six-course dinner with beverage pairings by Bar Manager & award-winning mixologist, Lauren Mote. New GM, Tyler Finnie, also used the occasion to introduce himself. Finnie moved over to Chow in February from a Director of Marketing position at Onext Media Corp. […]

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