Thalia moved from Winnipeg to Vancouver as a vegan, wannabe art student, and a beer and wine naif. Over a decade later, she is now an omnivorous, beer- and vini-vorous food and culture writer. She is in her most natural state perched at a local bar or brewery, with a pen or book in one hand and a pint in the other.
Plan a Trip to Vancouver Island for Victoria’s First Ever All Natural Wine Festival
On March 24th, the Barnyard Natural Wine Festival is setting a new precedent in the BC wine scene. We're telling you well in advance so that you can make your arrangements ASAP and don't miss out participating in this super cool event...
There’s One Week Left to Apply for the 2023 Les Dames d’Escoffier Scholarships
Luckily, there's plenty of rain in the forecast between now and the cut-off date - great for cutting down on distractions, if not much else! Find a chunk of time over the next week to get your application sorted and sent ASAP.
Join Ça Marche and Friends for a Four-Night Moules and Steak Pop-Up, Feb. 9-Mar. 2
Ça Marche is switching up their dinner service - swapping Breton(ish) style crêpes for French bistro fare - and they're kicking it off with a series of one-night-only dinners inspired by a couple of classics.
Add Some ‘Wild’ New Cooking Skills to Your Repertoire This Winter and Spring
Curious about cooking with wild BC ingredients but not sure where to start? Good news: beginning this February, EatWild has a solution for Vancouverites that doesn't even involve getting out of the city...
Check Out This Fine List of ‘THIS Gallery’ Workshops
Still trying to scratch the New Year itch by adding a new skill to your 2023 repertoire? Or just looking to fill some "downtime" getting your hands dirty while having fun and getting your butt out of the house?
‘Deanna Dikeman: Leaving and Waving’ Photography Exhibit Opening at The Polygon, Jan. 19th
Getting out of the house and treating your eyes (and mind) to some art is a great winter activity. This is one photo exhibition that we think looks well-worth hoisting yourself off of the couch (and peeling your eyeballs off of your home screens) for...
The New Mitsi Notame ‘Portal Tote’ Just Went to the Top of Our Wish List
Leading up to the release of the new style, we caught up with its designer and creator, Robert Andow. Read our short Q&A with Andow, and be sure to swing by 'The Local Gift Edit' market to catch him and his bags in-person, Dec. 2-4.
Food and Clay are Coming Together at Two Special Dinners, Nov. 22nd and 24th
There is not one, but two dinner events coming up at the end of the month - the first at The Arbor, followed by another at Ubuntu Canteen - where after cleaning your plate of its deliciousness, you get to take it home with you...