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Brunch with Uwe Boll at Bistro Pastis

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 uniqu...

Vancouver Foodster 2nd Taco Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Taco Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their taco creations into this challenge, most have created a special taco creation just for...

First Taste of Moja Coffee on Commercial Drive

I previewed the new Moja Coffee café and roastery last week to learn more about one of my favourite coffee roasters. This impressive new café and roastery opened today in a building on Commercia...

Touring Red Truck Brewery

I recently toured the expansive Red Truck Beer Company brewery in the heart of what was once known as Historical Brewery Creek, just outside of Downtown Vancouver. The new Brewery features the Red...

THE GREEK BY ANATOLI

1043 Mainland Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 985 9853 Web: http://thegreekbyanatoli.com/ Twitter: @TheGreekYT Advice: Open daily for lunch and dinner. Taking Greek cuisine to...

Pasta Challenge 2015 Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Pasta Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver, Burnaby, and Langley.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu fro...

KITCHEN ON MAIN

3941 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-628-3000 Web: http://dev.kitchenonmainst.com/ Twitter: @kitchenonmainst Advice: Sit on the back patio on a dry day. Reservations suggested. ...

Food Talks Volume 12

Food Talks Vol 12 Speakers (from left to right) Takayuki Omi, Peter Van Stolk, Loren Taves, Dominique Duby and Cindy Duby. On April 27 we presented the twelfth event in this Food Talks series w...

MALT & MARROW

1269 Hamilton Street, Vancouver Tel: (778) 379-6678 Web: http://www.maltandmarrow.com/ Twitter @MaltandMarrow Advice: Takes reservations. With it’s refined gastro lounge feel, Che...

ED’S DAILY COMMISSARY

686 Powell Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 424-8708 Web: http://www.edsdaily.com/ Twitter: @edsdaily Advice: Counter service. No reservations. It’s a community eatery in the hear...

SHIZEN YA

1102 W Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 569-3721 Web: http://shizenya.ca/ Twitter: @shizenya_van Advice: Open daily. Specializing in brown rice sushi, they are proud to be the fir...

CHE-LICIOUS

1120 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: (778) 379-1888 Web: http://www.che-licious.com/ Twitter: @eat_chelicious Advice: No reservations, counter service. The flavours of Vietnam...

BLACK RICE IZAKAYA

782 Cambie Street, Vancouver Tel:  (778) 379-0416 Web: http://www.blackrice.ca/ Twitter: n/a Advice: Reservations suggested. Specializing in Japanese Izakaya you will find a me...

Canadian Flavours Gala

On April 30, I attended this wonderful event that celebrated Canadian chefs from across Canada with wines from the Naramata region of BC. Each chef prepared a dish to pair with one of the wines, a...

BIG ROCK URBAN EATERY

310 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-708-8311 Web: http://bigrockurban.com/ Twitter @BRUeateryYVR Advice: Takes reservations, walk-ins welcome. Located on the Western edge of...

Argan Bistro 1 Year Anniversary

On May 6, I attended the 1st year anniversary celebration of their restaurant in downtown Vancouver. Guests enjoyed red, white and sparkling wine, as well as beer for liquid refreshment...

Best Hidden Patios Take 3 Vancouver

Vancouver is fortunate to have some great restaurants with outdoor patios that are secluded and hidden off the beaten track. This list represents some of the latest Best hidden patios in the city that...

Exploring Filipino food at Max’s Restaurant

Last week I joined other media friends for a feast of Filipino dishes tasting our way through the many different offerings of Max’s Restaurant. The restaurant opened in Vancouver in 2012 and is...

Interview with Tarquin Melnyk

Bartender | Bambudda Gastown | Vancouver Tarquin had been working in a hospital doing recreation therapy for many years. In 2006 he made a life change to be a server in an upscale diner in Edmo...

Sakura Night Celebration

On April 19 I attended this wonderful celebration of the Cherry Blossoms and a wonderful evening held at Tojo's Restaurant. Featuring dishes from chefs at Tojo’s Rest...

Vancouver Intil Tequila Expo on May 30

The 4th Annual Vancouver International Tequila Expo (VITE) will take place on May 30, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  Proceeds will benefit the British Columbia Hospitality Foundation (BCHF)...
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