Best and Biggest Rose-By-The-Glass List in Vancouver: The Wine Bar in Yaletown

The Wine Bar (and attached full restaurant Provence Marinaside) in Yaletown has the best and biggest rose wine by the glass list in Vancouver, with 23 selections.  Sommelier Joshua Carlson expanded the rose wine list a few months ago, adding some of his favourites from across the world, as well as a few from our … Continue reading Best and Biggest Rose-By-The-Glass List in Vancouver: The Wine Bar in Yaletown

Not Just a Date Place: UVA is a Wine Aficionado’s Version of Your Friendly, Local, Neighbourhood Pub.

UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar - 900 Seymour St. Vancouver I have always thought of UVA as a date place because of its intimate seating (most of the tables seat two comfortably, or a maximum of four), romantic ambiance (dark and candle-lit), and date-friendly bite-sized tapas (because a date place would never serve you a … Continue reading Not Just a Date Place: UVA is a Wine Aficionado’s Version of Your Friendly, Local, Neighbourhood Pub.

The Chocolate Bar Gets Replaced with an Oyster Bar, a Chic Interior, and an Amazing New Team

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar - 845 Burrard St. Vancouver The last time we stepped foot into this space, it was Fleuri Restaurant - famous for its chocolate buffet, but otherwise not very spectacular (it always reminded me of being in a wedding reception hall, with its carpeted floors and large dessert buffet tables). In … Continue reading The Chocolate Bar Gets Replaced with an Oyster Bar, a Chic Interior, and an Amazing New Team