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Roselyn Tam

Roselyn is an SFU Communications major and has experience writing website content for non-profits and startups. She is passionate about words, magazines, gastronomy, wine and living in Vancouver.

DJ Flipout, The Salt Building, and men in fedoras: Vancouver International Film Festival's 2011 closing party: slideshow

The 2011 Vancouver International Film Festival was wrapped up with a Casbah-themed party Saturday night at Vancouver's Salt building in the Olympic Village. The party was a fitting end to yet...

I'll "Sea Yew" at Four Season's Yew Restaurant + Bar

New "Ocean to Table" raw bar debuts at Yew Restaurant + Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver.

ChefmeetsGrape: an evening fête with BC VQA wine featuring Ocean Wise local food

Where can you find delicious Ocean Wise oysters to pair with hard-to-find Road 13 sparkling Chenin Blanc in a gorgeous room with other BC VQA Vintners and notable local restaurants? At the 7th Annual...

ChefmeetsGrape - a celebration of BC VQA wine

Sip BC VQA wine, savour food from top restaurants and mingle at ChefmeetsGrape on September 15, 2011, benefiting the Vancouver Aquarium Ocean Wise program.

Tableau Bar Bistro scores with its Canucks-themed food specials

Canucks fever is at an all time high and Vancouverite foodies can't resist the Canucks themed food specials all around town. Last night, I enjoyed the Kesler Combo: a delicious jambon, champignon and...

Big hair and big talent at Hairspray musical comedy

The sounds of "Good Morning Baltimore" filled my ears with its rapturous emotions as I sat down to enjoy Hairspray at the Stanley Alliance Theatre. This musical comedy, presented by the Arts Club...

Naramata Bench spring release offers unexpected treats

Winemakers gather to show off new spring releases and not-yet-released wine barrels, paired with delicious eats from Vancouver's finest restaurants.

Illuminate Yaletown 2011

Winter party complete with spectacular new media art installations in Yaletown celebrated the 2010 Olympics. Here is a late, but enthusiastic, wrap up of that event.

At TD Waterhouse “Night of New Beginnings” fundraiser, Vancouver glitterati united for Covenant House

The deliciously gossipy Elaine Lui of LaineyGossip fame, and eTalk reporter, served as emcee of the 6th annual TD Waterhouse “Night of New Beginnings” fundraiser gala benefitting Covenant House...