• Vancouver Distillery Yaletown
    #GetThrifty,  Drinks,  Recipes

    City Girl Whisky Diary: How to make a whisky cocktail

    The Distillery Bar + Kitchen in Yaletown makes excellent whisky cocktails and their Yaletown Distilling Co. just launched their first small batch whisky in February. (To go with their house made vodka and gin!) With the idea of making more use of my own cocktail set, I recently got behind the bar with their Bar Manager, Roman Kardos, for a whisky cocktail tutorial.

  • Ardbeg Islay whisky flight at Shebeen in Vancouver
    Drinks,  Food

    City Girl Whisky Diary: Ardbeg Long Table Dinner at Shebeen

    I love a dinner party. But the ones I’ve hosted or attended (outside of Christmas time) have consisted of maybe eight people, maximum. So I was intrigued when I attended The Irish Heather and Shebeen Whisk(e)y House‘s ‘long table dinner’ for Ardbeg Distillery a couple weeks ago.* It was me, the Brit, and about 30-ish other people. Long table dinner = a MUST! *Gifted experience. Shebeen is the Ardbeg Embassy for Canada, which makes them privy to…