IN EVERY ISSUE 70 THE COCKTAIL MENU Featuring cream liqueurs. 104 SPECIAL EVENTS 108 RECIPE INDEX 108 TASTE TEST KITCHEN 128 THE LAST WORD Stuff those stockings.


38 HOLIDAY BAR ESSENTIALS Tips and tricks for stocking the perfect holiday bar, complete with cocktails! 44 SAVOURY TREATS TO GIFT & SHARE 50 SPARKLING WINE SIX WAYS A beautiful bubbly for every occasion. 54 PERSONALIZED PRESENTS: DIY GIFT BOXES Add a personal touch to your gifting technique this year. 60 A FESTIVE FEAST TO SHARE Tired of Turkey? This menu will delight your guests. 65 SEASONAL OFFERINGS Check out the newest festive flavours. 66 FINDING THE PERFECT GIFT Checking off your list has never been so easy! 74 STUNNING DESSERTS These showstopping desserts will be the talk of the town! 80 SWEETEN THE SEASON: NOSTALGIC WHISKY GIFTING The perfect flavour pairings to gift and share. Why should sweets get all the love? These savoury gifts are perfect for gifting and sharing.

LOCALLY YOURS 6 WINTER COMFORTS WITH BC WINE Cozy up this winter with these classic BC winter pairings. 10 CELEBRATE LUNAR NEW YEAR WITH A MOTT 32 MENU


Nothing truly says “celebration” like an elegant glass of your favourite Champagne.

Mott 32 Chef He shares three delicious dishes to recreate for Lunar New Year.

86 MAKE-AHEAD NEW YEAR’S BRUNCH Sleep in and roll out these delicious dishes that can be prepped ahead of time! 91 STOCKING YOUR BAR The perfect alcohol-free options to keep on hand. 92 COZY COCKTAILS Warm up with these delicious cocktails after a long winter’s day. 97 LUNAR NEW YEAR GIFTABLES Truly elegant pours to gift for this auspicious occasion. 98 CABIN COMFORTS Comforting dishes to ward off the chill. 103 VALENTINE’S GIFTS TO SHARE Perfectly pink pours to share with your loved ones.


WITH BC CRAFT BEER Enjoy these winter brews, perfect for sharing or gifting!

20 CHEERS TO BC CRANBERRIES What better way to celebrate BC than with a cocktail nod to this local crop? 24 2024 VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL Italy takes centre stage at this annual local event.


Become a hosting superstar with these impressive appetizers.

You may be the new local celebrity after gifting these star-studded offerings.



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