Spanish Gin and Tonic at Cabriota Tapas

Gifts Ideas for the Gin Lover for National Gin Day

It was International Gin and Tonic Day every October 19th. And continuing to stay on the gin train, it’s National Gin day on December 7th. For those gin-lovers on your list, here are unique entertaining and gift ideas: Gin bottles up-cycled to glassware The Joy of Gin Luxury Gift Box From gorgeous gooey elderflower and gin marshmallows to the gin and tonic bath bomb this … Continue reading Gifts Ideas for the Gin Lover for National Gin Day

Gifts Ideas for the Vodka-Lover

On weekends, Douglas and I like to drive out to a neighbourhood to walk around to explore new shops and restaurants. Last weekend we decided to check out two areas in southwestern Vancouver as it was cold and wet outside. We first checked out Marine Gateway, which surrounds the Marine Drive Skytrain Station, then flocked over to Oakridge Mall by Cambie and 41st. As Douglas … Continue reading Gifts Ideas for the Vodka-Lover

Gift Ideas for World Pasta Day

When I think of pasta, I chuckle from remembering one of Russell Peter’s jokes about racial integration. Folks, you know if the world’s gonna mix we should start mixing people now that would never normally mix, you know. Like hook up a Jamaican with an Italian. They could have little “Pastafarians”, you know. Celebrate World Pasta Day on October 25th by surprising a pasta-lover with … Continue reading Gift Ideas for World Pasta Day

Cocktail Accessories at @LT_Distillery

While Douglas and I were wandering along Granville Street on a Saturday night, we wanted to try out a new place for cocktails away from the Entertainment District. With a quick Google Maps search, we found that the Long Table Gin Distillery (@LT_Distillery) was a short walk away. Downtown Vancouver has many places that offer craft beers, but not as many places with small-batch spirits. While … Continue reading Cocktail Accessories at @LT_Distillery

Gift Ideas when Traveling Overseas at #GSFShow17

We were invited to check out the latest innovations hitting the grocery stores shelves in Western Canada at Grocery & Specialty Food West. When thinking about gifts to bring from Canada when traveling abroad, most of time we would bring treats that are maple-syrup themed. Here are alternative and innovative specialty food ideas to bring home as gifts when traveling overseas. Honey Wendell Estate Honey: … Continue reading Gift Ideas when Traveling Overseas at #GSFShow17