Fall Flavour Fete: A special three-course prix fixe menu for $49 that highlights traditional autumn ingredients will be available at Bistro Pastis, 2153 West Fourth Ave., Vancouver. Wild game will take centre stage until Oct. 30 followed by a celebration of charcuterie from Nov. 1 to 13 with dishes that include house-made sausage. Reservations: 604731-5020 or www.bistropastis. com/reservations/.
Singles Only Cooking Class: Cooking instructor Maureen Goulet of Ambrosia Adventures hosts fun and educational cooking classes in West Vancouver. The class on Thursday, Oct. 27, 6: 45-9: 30 p.m. will feature Jonathan Chovancek from Karl and Nori and the CBC show Village on a Diet. Participants must be single and between the ages of 45-65. Classes are held at Y Franks store, 503 15th St. Cost: $65. Info: www. ambrosiaadventures.com or 604-218-2084.
Summerhill Pyramid Winery Dinner: Natural organic wine will be paired to a five-course harvest dinner on Friday, Oct. 28 at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort and Conference Centre in Parksville, B.C. Summerhill's winemaker Eric Von Krosigk will introduce his featured wines. Tickets: $99. Bookings can be made through central reservations at 250-248-2072. Tigh-Na-Mara is offering a special $99 room rate on Friday, Oct. 28 for those attending the dinner. Reservations can be made
cal Celebrity Chef Cooking Classes: The fall series of classes will run until Nov. 21. Chefs will teach by example, preparing unique and elegant four-course dinners, paired with wine. These fundraising evenings will be held at different designer homes in and around Vancouver and will benefit the Arts Club. Each class will start with a celebratory glass of wine, an amuse-bouche, and introductions. Guests are then encouraged to assist in the preparation of components of the meal. Schedule: Nov. 2, Dennis Huang, Gramercy Grill; Nov. 9, Jason Liezert, Boneta, Save-On-Meats; Nov. 17, Chris Mills, Joey Restaurants and Nov. 21 Jennifer Dodd, Edible Canada at the Market. Tickets are $125 and available at 604-687-5315, ext. 248. Info: www.artsclub.com.
Napa Valley Wines Celebration: On Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 6: 30 p.m., premium wines from two Napa Valley wineries will be paired with a four-course gourmet dinner at Vancouver's Chambar Restaurant located at 512 Beatty St. Cost: $99. Reservations: 604879-7119 or www.chambar.com.
Quit Whining and Start Wining: Wine your way through November with wine makers dinners at Provence Marinaside, 1117 Marinaside Cres., Vancouver. On Thursday, Nov. 3 winemaker Frank Gregus will be hand for a five-course dinner paired with wines from Pacific Breeze Winery. On Monday, Nov. 21 Joie Farm will be the featured winery with winemaker Michael Dinn leading a tasting through the five-course dinner. Each dinner is priced at $80. Reservations: 604-681-4144 or www.provencevancouver.com.
Monthly Regional Dinners: Cibo Trattoria presents their fall lineup of four-course dinners, with optional wine pairings, that cater to specific geographical regions of Italy. A Lombardy dinner will be featured on Wednesday, Nov. 9 starting at 5 p.m. Guests can choose from the dinner for $48 or dinner with optional wine pairings. Cibo Trattoria is located at 900 Seymour St., Vancouver. Reservations: www.cibotrattoria.ca or 604-602-9570.
Date Night: Cru Restaurant is introducing a weekly dinner special to add sizzle to your romance. Every Thursday evening couples can enjoy a three-course dinner with wine. Cost: $99. Reservations: 604-677-4111 or www.cru. ca. CRU Restaurant is located at 1459 West Broadway, Vancouver.
Family Services of the North Shore Fundraiser: After having a meal at a North Vancouver location of Boston Pizza you can donate to Family Services of the North Shore by entering your bill in the sponsorship binder. Boston Pizza will donate 10 per cent of each bill collected to FSNS. Boston Pizza is located at 1078 Marine Dr. and 88 Chesterfield Ave.
Lobster, Beef and Chocolate Menu: Fleuri Restaurant chef Michael Deutsch will be serving a menu that includes lobster salad, lobster bisque chowder, beef tenderloin and a chocolate buffet. The menu is available every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Cost: $65. Info: www.vancouver. suttonplace.com or 604-642-2900. The Fleuri Restaurant is located in the Sutton Place Hotel, 845 Burrard St., Vancouver.
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