TONTON SUSHI

4018 Cambie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604 428 2742 Web: http://sushitonton.com/ Instagram @tonton_sushi Advice: Reservations suggested. With it’s focus on Japanese cuisine, owner/chef Jin offers a large selection of Japanese specialties, from sushi to hot pot to oshi sushi to udon…

Late Winter Tasting Menu at Bauhaus Restaurant

It has been awhile since I had the Tasting Menu at Bauhaus, Executive Chef David Mueller launched their late winter tasting menu which I had a chance to try. I enjoyed their 6 course menu ($99) with wine pairings (extra…

Around the City in the Honda Accord Hybrid 2019

I recently spent a week test driving the Honda Accord Hybrid 2019 car around the city while I was out and about trying some new dishes and such at restaurants and cafes inside and outside of Vancouver. After picking up…

Vancouver Foodster Cookie Challenge

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Vancouver Foodster Cookie Challenge.  Bakeries and cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Cookie creations into this challenge. Each cafe and bakery will be featuring their cookie creations on their menu from…

Interview with Peter Fong

I had a chat with Peter Fong who owns the Ganache Patisserie located in Yaletown. You have been around for 15 years, from when you started in the beginning to what you are offering to customers now, tell me about…

SCRATCH KITCHEN

437 North Dollarton Hwy, Vancouver Tel: (604) 770-1237 Web: https://www.eatscratchkitchen.com/ Instagram @eatscratchkitchen Advice: reservations suggested As the name suggests, passionate owner Chefs Clay and Phil are making almost everything from scratch in their Deep Cove eatery. Here it is about…

Good France Celebrated around the city on March 21

The 5th annual French gastronomy festival called Good France returns to Vancouver on March 21, this year there are 7 restaurants participating locally along with one in Kelowna, and each one is offering up a special menu for the night….

Where to get Challah in Metro Vancouver

The best places to find freshly baked challah in Metro Vancouver is in Vancouver and Richmond and here is one place in New Westminster. Whether setting the table for Shabbat dinner or just looking for the best bread for brunch-time…

Vancouver Foodster Curry Challenge

Welcome to the 4th Annual Vancouver Foodster Curry Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their curry creations into this challenge, most have created a special curry creation just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring…

Le Creuset Spring Colour Launch

I recently attended the spring colour launch at Le Creuset’s Vancouver store and cafe in South Granville where they launched their newest colours for 2019. This spring they have launched two new colours into their collection line-up, Sage and Meringue….

AJS BROOKLYN PIZZA JOINT

325 E Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 428-5805 Web: http://ajsbrooklynpizzajoint.com/ Twitter @Ajsbklynpizza Instagram @ajsbklynpizzajoint Advice: No reservations. Specializing in Brooklyn style pizza, Aj’s is a popular Mount Pleasant neighborhood hangout for those that love pizza and beer. Here you have New…

Crazy Fries Challenge Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Crazy Fries Challenge was a success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from February 7 – March 3, 2019. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge….

Between the Buns Crawl on March 27

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at a selection of restaurants/establishments in the East Village/Hastings Sunrise area of East Van. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday March 27 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster The…

BONUS BAKERY CAFÉ

1185 West Georgia Street Tel: (604) 620-5811 Web: https://www.instagram.com/bonus.bakery/ Instagram @bonus.bakery Advice: Counter service. Specializing in plant-based baking this centrally located downtown bakery café has some tasty treats on offer. They also have a full line-up of espresso-based beverages featuring…

Tasting Plates Yaletown on March 6

Join us and explore the Yaletown neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday March 6 from 6pm until 9:30pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving…

UMA SUSHI

450 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: (604) 428-8588 Web: https://www.facebook.com/umasushibar/ Instagram @umasushi_bar Advice: Reservations suggested With it’s focus on Japanese cuisine, Owner/Chef Ping leads the kitchen sushi bar and kitchen in his homey restaurant. You will want to sit at…

CHEWIES BISCUIT CO

2822 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: (604) 336-9996 Web: https://www.chewiesbiscuitco.com/ Instagram @chewiesbiscuits Advice: Counter service. Specializing in comfort food by way of delicious house-made biscuits with all sorts of fillings. These flaky buttery buttermilk baked biscuits are the real deal…

Interview with Cheryl Low

I had a chat with Cheryl Low who owns the Half Baked Cookie Co., located in East Vancouver. How did you start in the bakery industry? I actually had a passion for baking ever since I was in elementary school,…

Brunch with Zach Kleisinger at Dockside Restaurant

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…

Around the City in the Acura RDX 2019

I recently spent a week test driving the Acura RDX 2019 car around the city while I was out and about trying some new dishes and such at restaurants inside and outside of Vancouver. The Acura RDX has been totatlly…

RHINOFISH NOODLE BAR

550 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 428-3389 Web: https://www.rhinofishnoodlebar.com Instagram @rhinofishnoodlebar Advice: Closed on Tuesdays. Specializing in Taiwanese noodle soups, Chef/Owner David Wu set out to serve up traditional dishes from his home country. He has a beautiful open kitchen…

Celebrating 5 Years on CKNW Radio

I celebrated 5 years as host of the Best and the Foodiest yesterday on CKNW 980 am radio with a special show where we talked about the food trends around the city over the past 5 years as well as…

Dalina Opening

I recently attended the opening party for Dalina in the Fairview neighborhood on the corner of Broadway and Oak. The new restaurant, and the original DALINA location in Chinatown, will be featuring grab-and-go meals and snack-packs, with dozens of freshly…

Valentines Tea Set Menu at TWG Tea

We indulged in their Valentines Tea last week with a little pre-Valentine’s day tasting pleasure. Their French chef has designed a wonderful menu to pair with the TWG teas to celebrate this special day. Cocktail – sparkling white wine cocktail…

SPICY 6 FINE INDIAN CUISINE

1116 Robson Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-336-7999 Web: http://www.spicy6.com Twitter @Spicy6onrobson Instagram @spicy6eats Advice: Reservations suggested. Specializing in traditional Northern Indian cuisine, this 2nd floor eatery boasts a great window view of bustling Robson Street. Over a couple of visits I have…

Field Trip to Tulalip

“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…

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