Dine Out Vancouver is back! Typically in February, this year, Dine Out Vancouver has been postponed to April 26 to May 6. The list of participating restaurants will be released on Monday April 19. Restaurants will begin accepting reservations at that time. Stay tuned!
The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival, Canada’s premier wine show, runs from April 19 to 25, 2010. The Playhouse Wine Festival is one of the biggest and oldest wine festival events in the world. The featured theme regions for 2010 will be Argentina and New Zealand with the global focus of rosé. The festival features a week of special events including a gala auction, wine seminars, wine minglers, winery dinners, lunches and brunches at fine restaurants and hotels. To purchase tickets online, click here.
Forsya Boutique (2206 Main Street) is turning one, and what better way to celebrate the success of the Main Street boutique than with a party and fashion show, launching the first season of the new in-house label, Forsya by Julie Hebb. Sip spiked punch and try the adorable cupcakes in dreamy colours like lemon, sky, and lavender, mimicking the new in-house collection. So stop by Forsya Boutique, located at 2206 Main Street (at 6th Avenue), on April 9 to partake in the festivities and receive 20% off all merchandise.
The Gastown location of the Old Spaghetti Factory is celebrating their 40th Anniversary on March 22 and to celebrate they’re offering 1970s Prices with Meals Starting at $1.75! You can view the whole menu here. featuring their original 1970 menu, not a single menu item (entree, salad, bread, dessert, coffee, tea, etc.) is more than $1.95! Proceeds will be donated to the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund.
Saturday March 20, 2010 marks the first day of Baker’s Market in Vancouver this year. Located at 408 East Kent Avenue South (back door at #115), this indoor market unites bakers and foodies, with yummie baked goods for sale including fresh artisanal breads, soft German pretzels, butter croissants, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, marchmallows, cakes, muffins and more!