One of Yaletown’s favourite digs, the OPUS Bar is welcoming Spring with open arms and a new Happy Hour menu that’s guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Relax in the swanky Opus Bar and enjoy $5 drinks and snacks every day between 3-6pm. Located in the heart of Vancouver’s Yaletown district, OPUS Bar is the mellow hotel lobby … Read the rest
The B.C. government is permitting beer, spirits and wine to be sold in local grocery stores through separate cashiers by 2015.
B.C. Justice Minister Suzanne Anton says expanded liquor sales will also be allowed in other places.
“These include things like liquor sales at farmers markets and that will be for local wines, happy hours and also the removal of … Read the rest
“If you can’t drink it, don’t cook with it,” so said the late celebrity chef, Keith Floyd, about using wines to flavor food. If the guy was still around, he’d agree that any of the top wine brands we’ve listed in the infographic below would pass his taste, he who loved to cook with a half bottle of … Read the rest
Best Craft Breweries in Greater Vancouver
By Vancouver Is Awesome
Vancouverites take beer seriously, and it’s evident through the city’s wide selection of craft breweries, cranking out unique, in-house creations that are bound to appeal to a variety of tastes.
By Vancouver Is Awesome
Vancouver’s newest craft brewery, Postmark offers growler fills (of course) as well as great food.
While Canadians are drinking less beer overall, the market for craft beers is rapidly growing. Statistics Canada reports that over the past decade beer consumption has declined in favour of wine. But the really big change is that craft beers, or microbrews, now account for six per cent of the market. Some analysts suggest the number could triple in the … Read the rest
Proving two is better than one, Gastown’s Pidgin announces Before and After Dark happy hour specials. Guests are invited to sip and savour during two nightly opportunities: from 5:00pm to 6:30pm, then resuming for evening tipples from 10:30pm until late.
On the list before and after dark are classic cocktails crafted in expert style by Pidgin’s top bartending team; watch … Read the rest
There’s not much industry left in the Toronto industrial park that’s home to the Amsterdam Brewery. Where once there was a Colgate-Palmolive plant and the Canada Wire and Cable company, there’s now a Home Depot, two high-end grocery stores and a cupcake shop. Those worried about Canada’s declining manufacturing sector would find no hope in the Leaside Business Park-except … Read the rest