Sangria Challenge Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Sangria Challenge was a huge success featuring 9 sangria creations from restaurants around Vancouver, North Vancouver, Richmond and Langley. Each restaurant featured their sangria creation from July 9-30, 2015. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge,…

Top Chefs Cooking Classes Supporting Earthbites

Some of Vancouver’s most talented and award-winning chefs have signed on to teach cooking classes to adults in order to raise funds to help kids connect with their food. The list is impressive and includes a diverse array of Vancouver…

Globe YVR Summer Menu, New Dishes

Visited recently to taste a selection of new dishes from Executive Chef Karan Suri’s summer menu. Amuse: In house cured smoked salmon and a house made rye cracker which was dehydrated offering a different type of texture to a crisp….

Treats for Pride

Pride kicks off this week in Vancouver, this is a festival that many people celebrate, whether you are gay or have friends or loved ones who are gay, or you just want to be a part of this wonderful commnuty…

#vanfoodster6yr Contest #2

To celebrate our 6th anniversary, Vancouver Foodster is giving away tasty experiences, lunches, dinners and such to some of the top restaurants around the Vancouver area with several contests running for 6 weeks. Here is your chance to enter to…

STANLEY’S BAR AND GRILL

610 Pipeline Road, Stanley Park, Vancouver Tel: 604.602.3088 Web: http://stanleyparkpavilion.com/stanleys-bar-and-grill/ Twitter: @stanleysgrill Advice: Takes reservations, walkins welcome. Open daily, seasonal hours. Located in the middle of Stanley Park, next to the Stanley Park Pavilion, this is a great spot for lunch…

The Keg’s Lobster Menu for Summer 2015

I recently enjoyed a tasting of the annual lobster-inspired summer menu from The Keg Steakhouse + Bar.  Available in all The Keg’s throughout Vancouver as well as their restaurants across North America, they are featuring fresh hard-shell, full-meat North Atlantic…

Interview with Nathan Jackman

Bartender | Catch 122| Vancouver Nathan came to Vancouver from Toronto where he had many years of experience in the hospitality industry as well as background in marketing and administration. He won 3rd place in the Vancouver Foodster Caesar Challenge…

Indian Summer Festival Gala at the Roundhouse

On July 9th, I attended the energetic spicy gala, it was another culinary tour of South Asian cuisine curated by Vikram Vij held at the Roundhouse Community Centre. This was the first day of the annual Indian Summer festival that…

First Taste of Royal Dinette

I had a taste of the food and drink at a preview dinner last night which was an impressive fete orchestrated by notable Chef David Gunawan. His new restaurant offers Downtown Vancouver a true farm-to-table feast for the senses with…

Central City’s Red Racer Pub Opening

On July 20, I attended the media opening party of Central City Brewers + Distillers brand new Red Racer Restaurant on Beatty Street in downtown Vancouver. The new restaurant features an authentic smoked barbecue inspired menu specializing in a build-your-own-burger…

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive on August 12

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and establishments in the Commercial Drive neighborhood. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests…

Brunch with Lynda Steele at Chill Winston

Brunch is a favourite past time shared by many and should be an extraordinary experience, one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for brunch. Each of the places I visit is unique for what is offered along…

C Prime Chefs Tasting Menu

Chef Elliott Hashimoto prepared a 6 course tasting menu for me to give me a taste of their modern Italian cuisine. If you book their Chef’s Table and give the chef some guidelines, noting any food allergies, his team can…

Chefs Challenge at Ronald McDonald House

To celebrate the 1st Anniversary of Ronald McDonald House BC, four chefs were invited (Angus An, Robert Belcham, Ned Bell, and Jonathan Chovancek), utilizing four kitchens and to create four tasting dishes, each paired with a zero-proof cocktail designed by…

First Taste of Nosh Downtown Vancouver

I toured the new Nosh that opened in Telus Garden in downtown Vancouver, this new dining concept from the Global Group features a one-of-a-kind grab n’ go eatery and pâtisserie. Transitioning from a bakery in the morning, to a salad and panini…

3rd Annual Tasting Plates North Vancouver on July 22

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and establishments in the Lower Lonsdale neighborhood in North Vancouver. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting…

Field Trip to Whistler

“FieldTrips” is either a day trip or a few days where I visit food areas of interest which may include farm visits, producers, wineries, restaurants and/or other places that people can visit. This is about offering Vancouver Foodster readers a…

Tasting Plates Olympic Village

On July 8, 2015 we presented our Tasting Plates Olympic Village event that showcased 5 restaurants in the neighborhood. Milano Coffee Roasters MENU Our Tasting Cup: Gold Medal winning Lucky 13 espresso Espresso Velvet Affogato -Vanilla gelato by Milano Denman…

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