Holiday Indulgence, 2017

Holiday Indulgence 2017


Two weeks to Christmas, all my shopping is done (not bragging here, I simply am a year-round shopper), what’s next on the to-do list? Of course, you can keep on shopping …but really? The truth is, there’s so much going on here in the FOOD & FUN Greater Vancouver, do take a moment or two to check them out!


Bacchus Lounge at Wedgewood Hotel - Nutcracker Afternoon Tea

 845 Hornby St, Vancouver. 604-689-7777 www.wedgewoodhotel.com 

Offered exclusively from Friday, December 1 through Saturday, December 30, indulge in our elegant Nutcracker Afternoon Tea and savor the wonderful festive atmosphere of Bacchus Lounge.

Indulge in a variety of delicate finger sandwiches, decadent petit fours and freshly baked scones with a selection of two of the finest seasonal loose teas by Tealeaves: the Nutracker (black tea) with dreamy hazelnut and sweet vanilla, and the Sugar Plum Fairy (rooibos) with whirls of creamy vanilla, ripe strawberry and hint of plum.  

In addition, be entered to win 2 tickets to Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker as presented by BC Ballet at Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Saturday, December 30 at 7:00pm.

Nutcracker Afternoon tea is served everyday with the following seatings: 2:00 pm, 2:30pm, 3:00 pm (no tea service on December 25th, 2017).                                     



Artisanal Italian Gelato and Pastry Shop in Burnaby - Nuvola Gelato e Dolci


4712 Hastings, Burnaby. 778-379-8634 www.nuvolagelato.com


Giorgio Barassi, The winner of the ’SHERBETH TALENT SHOW-BEST NEW GELATO MASTER in Cefalu', Italy in 2012, opened a real Italian traditional Gelateria in North Burnaby 1 year ago. Giorgio makes fresh Gelato, cakes and pastries on a daily base with the best ingredients, local and organic using only seasonal products, Nuvola soon becomes fan favourite.


His one-of-a-kind creation is a savoury gelato made with herbs and/or condiments such as sage, mustard and peppers. Kept frozen until dinner time and served with your meat dish, this mini gelato round is the newest sensation to dress up the dinner table.

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During the holiday season, look for festive gelato cakes (a panettone filled with your desired gelato?), decorated cakes (cute santa?), the hard-to-resist tiramisu', Bignè, and many other.



Fairmont Vancouver Hotel - Christmas Turkey To-Go


To order please call 604-647-0517 hvc.festivedesk@fairmont.com


Why make a fuss if you celebrate Christmas the Fairmont style? The talented chefs at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver will prepare a perfectly roasted turkey dinner for you and loved ones, all you need to do is pick it up.

Turkey To-Go includes 

Roasted Fraser Valley Tom Turkey 

Sage & Sausage Stuffing

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes

Honey Glazed Heirloom Carrots

Brussels Sprouts

Cranberry Triple Sec Relish

Giblet Gravy

Rustic Bread Rolls & Creamery Butter


Dessert from our Pastry Shop

Spiced Pumpkin Pie & Vanilla Scented Cream


Pick-up between 10am - 3pm - December 24th & 25th, 2017

Serves 8 - 10 guests

$399, inclusive of applicable taxes 

Order deadline is Thursday, December 21st, 2017



Indulge in a Joy of Christmas Feast at TWG Tea

1070 W. Georgia, Vancouver. 604-692-0071 www.urbantea.com


Enjoy the Joy of Christmas at the TWG Tea Salon & Boutique in Vancouver; now featuring Tea Festive Menus, the perfect beginning to a joyful afternoon.

1/ Festive Set Menu

2/ Festive Tea Set

3/ Sugar Plum Tea Set

Great gift ideas:

a/ Red Christmas Tea Shortbread Cookies

Treat Father Christmas with a warm glass of milk and a serving of Red Christmas Tea Shortbread Cookies, a marvellous biscuit infused with theine-free red tea and spiced orange flavours to illuminate any cold frosty night.

b/ Joy of Christmas Tea Macarons

The limited edition Joy of Christmas Tea infused macaron showcases a smooth and crisp white almond shell topped with gold leaf, tenderly filled with a velvety smooth ruby-red ganache infused with exotic notes of pineapple and spiced fruits, the perfect sweet treat to delight your loved ones.