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Macaron Days 2017: March 19 and 20

“Le Jour du Macaron” started in Paris in 2005, invented by famous Chef Pierre Hermé. French Made started the tradition in Vancouver in 2012. This year, it will be not one but two Jours du Macaron! Because March 20 falls on a Monday, we have decided to start early and celebrate also on March 19. …

Chocolate Challenge 2016

On April 7 we will be participating in the Chocolate Challenge hosted by The Gourmet Warehouse! We are proud to share the evening with the best chocolatiers in Vancouver: Bearfoot Bistro, Chez Christophe, Chocolate Arts,  Gem Chocolates, Purdy’s Chocolates, Temper Chocolate & Pastry, and Thomas Haas. In addition to chocolate, your ticket includes tastings from …

Macaron Day March 20, 2015

Macaron Day is just around the corner, March 20 is the sweetest day of the year in Vancouver and all over the world! Enjoy macarons for a good cause! Our Parisian café in Mount Pleasant will be showcasing all things “macarons”: small ones, large ones, fun facts and our Chefs will be there making macarons …

June 15: Car Free Day Main Street

The festival this year is Sunday, June 15th; Noon to 7pm from Broadway to 30th on Main Street. Rain or shine! We will have a booth between Broadway and 10th Avenue and of course the store will be open (10am to 4:30pm), take a break and sit down with a cup of tea or coffee …

Countdown to Macaron Day: March 20!

It’s almost here, get ready to indulge in macarons for a good cause! Initiated by Pierre Hermé in Paris on March 20, 1995 le Jour du Macaron (Macaron Day) is now celebrated worldwide and in Vancouver! it  is a way for macarons makers to give back to the community by raising awareness on a good cause and …

Make It Vancouver! Holiday edition, November 8-11

Yay, it’s almost that time of the year again! Get ready for some Christmas shopping at the best craft show in town: Make It Vancouver! You’ll find live music, a bar and lots of artisanal clothing, accessories, sweet and savoury treats, etc. Check out the official website to see which vendors will be there and …

Last markets before Christmas!

Saturday, December 17 – VANCOUVER FARMERS MARKET, HOLIDAY MARKET 10 am – 5pm Croatian Cultural Centre (Commercial Dr. & E. 16th Ave.) http://eatlocal.org/holidaymarket.html ($3 admission, web coupon to print for $1 off. Free entrance for market members) Sunday, December 18 – BLIM MONTHLY COMMUNITY MARKET 12pm – 5pm Chinese Cultural Centre (W. Pender & Carall …

Holiday Season

What a busy Holiday Season between the renos and opening of the store in the near future, markets and fairs and the development of new products and flavors of macarons but excitement is at its max and we love it! A few updates and reminders to get you up to speed: – Store at 81 …