Aloha ‘Oe Oahu

Favourite budget-friendly(ish – nothing is cheap on Oahu) spots to eat, drink and be merry in the tourist spots of Waikiki and Haleiwa. Continue reading Aloha ‘Oe Oahu


Cork Taint 101: Is My Bottle Corked?

If you like to drink wine on the regular, you’ve probably heard the term ‘corked‘ before. Most people are probably aware that it’s a thing, and that it’s not a good thing. Personally, I was always aware of TCA, but until we had a corked bottle in my first WSET course I doubt I would have been able to identify one confidently. What is Wine … Continue reading Cork Taint 101: Is My Bottle Corked?

Vancouver Consignment: The Main Exchange

Vancouver’s newest (and my new favourite) consignment shop, the Main Exchange, has found a home on 16th Avenue, just west off of Main Street. Opened by Miranda Dendewich in December of 2014, the Main Exchange is the culmination of years in the second-hand retail space and Miranda’s passion for finding treasures in the least expected places. Looking to Consign Your Clothing?  Miranda accepts men’s and women’s clothing … Continue reading Vancouver Consignment: The Main Exchange

EAT! Vancouver 2015 – Lineup and Tickets

The 13th annual EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival, taking place April 26 to May 3, 2015, has officially announced its fabulous lineup.  Tickets are now officially on sale to the general public as of Thursday, March 5 at The largest festival of its kind in Canada, the 2015 edition of EAT! Vancouver now has an expanded 8 day program with 35+ collaborative workshops, dinners and events taking … Continue reading EAT! Vancouver 2015 – Lineup and Tickets