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dining out for life

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Doing Good by Dining OutDining Out For Life 2017 returns on Thursday, March 30 Vancouver, BC (February 22, 2017) — The 23rd annual Dining Out For Life fundraiser is taking place on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

On that day, Dining Out For Life participating restaurants from Whistler to White Rock and across the Lower Mainland will donate 25% of their food sales in support of local men, women and children affected by HIV/AIDS.

By patronizing a partner restaurant for breakfast, lunch or dinner on Thursday, March 30, 2017, you’ll be supporting HIV/AIDS care right here at home.

Over the past 23 years, Dining Out For Life has raised over $3 million, with proceeds directly benefiting the programs and services provided free-of-charge by registered not-for-profit A Loving Spoonful. These include: An average of 100,000 meals per year delivered to individuals and families affec…

new releases

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New Seasonal Releases from Central City Brewers & Distillers

New Central City Seasonal Releases, Hopping Mad Mosaic Cider and Red Racer Lemon Groove, now available
Surrey, British Columbia. Central City Brewers & Distillers is expanding its exploration of hop flavours with two new seasonal release products. Known best for their Red Racer IPA, hop forward beers have been a staple of Central City Brewers’ product mix.  Showcasing their love for hops is the new Red Racer Lemon Groove Golden Ale and Hopping Mad Mosaic Hopped Cider.

The Lemon Groove is a seasonal release under the Red Racer brand. This beer is single hopped using the Lemon Drop hop variety. Giving notes of citrus and lemon, this Golden Ale is a balance of hop aromatics and moderate bitter notes. Together, a lemon-peel like character, along with a mid…

east van

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 NEWS RELEASE:
There’s Excitement Brewing on Vancouver’s East Side  Brewers and Distillers of Vancouver’s East Village To Launch Passport Reward Program
Vancouver B.C., February 21, 2017 — There’s excitement brewing on Vancouver's east side. On Friday, February 24, 2017, six artisanal breweries and one small-batch distillery, all located in Vancouver's most concentrated craft beer and spirits district, are hoisting their glasses to toast the launch of their self-guided tasting tour and passport reward program: The East Village Brewery & Distillery Passport. Enthusiasts can pick up a passport and map at any of the participating breweries and distilleries located within an easy beer-hopping distance of each other, and start exploring. Tasting a variety of award-wining micro-brews and craft-spirits is the priority on this tour but there are also many popular East Van eateries to discover. Participants are encouraged to approach the tour at their own pace, either checking-in at a…

famoso rebrands

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Introducing Famoso Pizzeria + Bar: Famoso Inc. celebrates 10 years with new brand identity and mission to create social gathering spaces Rapid expansion underway with 30th franchised location set to open this month VANCOUVER, BC, February 22, 2017— Famoso Inc.is celebrating 10 years and 30 restaurant locations with a new brand identity and mission to create social gathering spaces. All franchises moving forward will be known as Famoso Pizzeria + Bar, the culmination of the brand’s evolution since launching as Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria in 2007.





The new brand extends to the four walls of new Famoso franchises, where guests can expect to find a social gathering space that stays true to the vibrant atmosphere commonly found in real Italian pizzerias. Key elements include a state-of-the-art central bar with high-definition TVs, and innovative kitchen facilities to accommodate an expanded food menu, including new pasta optio…

new release

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FOR RELEASE - Thursday, February 16th

BOMBER CELEBRATES ITS 3RD ANNIVERSARY WITH A COAST MOUNTAIN BREWING COLLABORATION

DOUBLE SECRET PROBATION DOPPELSTICKE ALTBIER: When head brewers Blair Calibaba (Bomber) and Kevin Winter (Whistler's Coast Mountain) first met, they immediately became fast friends and began plans for a collaboration brew. The result of that planning is this special version
of a Düsseldorf Altbier that is higher in alcohol than the traditional German style with a much hoppier aroma due to the use of dry-hopping.

'Doppelsticke' means 'double secret' in German, hence the nod to the Delta House brothers and Dean Wormer's infamous crackdown. In the words of John 'Bluto' Blutarsky, "My advice to you is to start drinking heavily."

About Double Secret Probation Doppelsticke Altbier:

Appearance: Deep mahogany, off-white, creamy head

Aroma: Malted milk balls, leather, floral and grassy hop aromatics

Flavour: Rich and slightly roasty, …

beer news

Today, Bridge Brewing takes their brewery to the next level by opening their kitchen and introducing Chef Krissy Seymour. The all-day menu will offer a selection of tacos based upon seasonal and local ingredients. All sauces and salsas are made in house with meat being purchased locally in North Vancouver from Two Rivers Specialty Meats.
“We are thrilled to expand beyond beer – with our new lounge licence, customers can stick around and enjoy a bite to eat along with their pint of beer,” says Bridge Brewing co-founder, Jason Stratton.
The menu includes: ·Jerk pulled pork with pineapple salsa, avocado crema and pickled red cabbage ·Lime and coconut braised chicken with sprouts, crushed peanuts and sweet chilli ·Buffalo paneer with yam and black beans, chipotle, and cilantro yogurt
What’s up next? Bridge has received its lounge license and is looking forward to expanding hours of operation and building a patio with outside seating for the summer. 
Since opening their doors in 2012 beer lovers…