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A rack of divine

 Proudly Canadian Flavours

What a night! We were not just full but were absolutely gratified when we left the   Canadian Flavours Gala where minutes ago, celebrated Canadian chefs across the nation and Naramata Bench wineries gathered to elate hundreds of guests with culinary innovations and local products.

Wof in the Fog, Tofino

An evening of non-stop made-in-Canada delicacies and BC’s fine wines had no doubt satisfied everyone’s palate and stomach but it was our very own Canadian spirit and talents that made me so proud. Thanks to Eat!Vancouver Food and Cooking Festival that created this magical event. There are far much more to come in the 3-day main event taking place at BC Place starting today. Make sure to check it out www.eat-vancouver.com !

Dailo of Toronto

Wait! There is an array of events coming up this weekend. They are not just for food and wine enthusiasts, but will keep the fun-seeking you, your friends and families on the go – a splendid way to start welcoming and enjoying the warmer days of Spring for sure!

 For those heading to Okanagan Valley: Okanagan Wine Festivals

Already in its 21st year, The Okanagan Wine Festival Society proudly unveiled The Okanagan Wine Festivals today. This popular Ten Day Spring Festival celebrating the arrival of Spring in the Valley’s Vineyards & Farms with record number of 123 local wineries showcasing their pride and joy.Vineyard beautyWhen: April 30-May 10

What: The annual Spring Okanagan “Bud Break” Wine Festival, 90 events up and down the Okanagan will officially kick off the wine touring season in the BC interior.

Why: The wine culture of the Okanagan offers a savoury experience for everyone from the foodie to the oenophile to the budding enthusiast.

Where: Okanagan Wine region - Voted the #2 wine tourism region in the world by USA Toda

How: Visit www.thewinefestivals.com for additional information and tickets.



The 2015 Luxury Home & Design Show is the sole Canadian exhibition featuring curated, exquisitely crafted home products and brands, uniquely integrated into inspirational designs by top interior designers and sheltered in a 45,000 square foot mansion! Join the soiree of industry experts and high-net-worth Chinese and Canadian homebuyers!

2015 Luxury Home & Design Show

When: May 1 – 3

What: Bring home inspiration that no price tag could match and win an ancient Good Luck Charm and  Dream Escape - a 7-day uplifting holiday!

Why: 16 Award-Winning Designers. Design can change your life. Treasure Chest. “Great Walls of China” and much more...

Where: Vancouver Convention Center. 1055 Canada Pl.

How: English Hotline: 888-974-3698.

中文購票電話: (778) 938-2965, (778) 233-2330

Got Craft?

Experience the splendour that comes from the unfettered imaginations of 16 of the West Coast’s most distinguished design leaders, all brought together to create a 45,000 square-foot estate inside the Vancouver Convention Centre West. The first 50 people through the door each day will receive a swag bag full of goods from vendors and sponsors. Also, D.I.Y. lovers will have a great time making their own craft projects at the workshops on site.

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When: May 2-3, 2015. 10am to 5pm

What: Got Craft! Vancouver’s largest indie craft fair celebrating their 17th show.

Why: Savour small batch, hand crafted food at Got Craft? Spring Edition brings a little taste of home with handmade goods. Handmade is the best kind of food, and Got Craft? has foodies covered for all of their cravings. Gourmet handmade butters by The Local Churn, Graveley & Sons’s cocktail infusion kits, and Le Meadow’s Pantry's old-world luscious jams and bold marmalades are just some of the new offerings that Got Craft?

Where: Maritime Labour Centre - 1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver

How: Tickets are $3 at the door and free for children 10 & under. For more information visit www.gotcraft.com.