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Chocolate Arts Holiday Preview

I sat down with head chocolatier Greg Hook to learn preview their holiday collection for this years season. From bite-sized stocking stuffers to show-stopping centerpieces, Greg Hook and his team empl...

SMALL VICTORY BREAD & COFFEE

1088 Homer Street, Vancouver Tel: Web: http://smallvictory.ca/ Twitter: @sv_bakery Advice: Milk and Creme is on tap for coffee service. Stools by the counter are fixed to the floor. ...

Exploring Spanish Food and Drink at Salida 7

Ever since I visited Barcelona, I have always longed for more tapas, dishes with the flavours of Spain. Salida 7 opened in Vancouver a couple of months ago, serving dishes that originate in the Ge...

Vancouver Firefighters Umbrella Launch Gala at Joe Fortes

Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House played host to the Official Umbrella Launch Party for Vancouver Firefighters’ Charitable Society and Community First Foundations on November 5, 2014.  They r...

A Taste of the Holiday Season at Urban Tea Merchant

I had taste of the Christmas season at Urban Tea Merchant recently where they launched their new TWG teas for the holiday season. I tasted some tea inspired canapes as well as some of t...

Curry Challenge 2014 Winners

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

ABODE RESTAURANT

1223 Robson Street, Vancouver Tel: 604.688-1411 Web: http://www.aboderestaurant.ca/ Twitter: @ABODERestaurant Advice: Takes reservations. A large an inviting room situated o...

Bambudda Fall Menu Tasting

Visited last night to taste some of Chef Curtis Luk’s new dishes, he is the new Executive Chef of the restaurant, I was excited to take a whirl through his menu, as well as the new cocktail menu by ...

DEVILS ELBOW HOUSE

562 Beatty Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 559-0611 Web: www.devilselbowalehouse.com Twitter: @DevilsElbow_ Advice: Sharing is the way to go here if dining with friends. Enter a B...

Omakase Tasting at Raw Bar

My friend Chef Takayuki Omi joined me for an Omakase tasting menu (Chefs choice) on his night off. He guided me through this 100% Ocean Wise certified sushi bar explaining each of the pieces and n...

Brunch with Matty B McIntyre at Left Bank 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 uniqu...

Craft Beer Market 1st Anniversary

On November 5, 2014 I attended the 1st year anniversary celebration along with 400 other invited guests at their restaurant in Olympic Village. The beer was flowing with a couple of special...

JAMJAR

2280 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Tel: (604) 252-3957 Web: www.jamjaronthedrive.com Twitter: @Jamjarondrive Advice: No reservations, sharing table for solo diners. Specializing i...

DOCK LUNCH

152 East 11th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-879-3625 Web: http://instagram.com/docklunch_offmain Twitter: n/a Advice: No reservations, sharing tables, open only for lunch. Hidden o...

Experiencing Table D’Hote at Jules Bistro

My friend Gin and I dined together the other night at this always charming Gastown French eatery. I had the Bistro Salad, a bowl of mixed greens, roasted cherry tomatoes, candied walnuts, ...

Vancouver Big Melt Challenge

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

Interview with Yotam Ottolenghi

I had the pleasure to sit down with this well-known celebrity chef and cookbook author for a wonderful conversation on his recent visit to Vancouver. The night before the interview he was the high...

SAJ & CO

813 Davie Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 396-7804 Web: https://www.facebook.com/sajco Twitter: @Sajnco Advice: Counter service. With one of only two Saj ovens in the city, Chef/Ow...

SHOWCASE RESTAURANT

1122 W Hastings St, Vancouver Tel: (604) 639-4040 Web: http://www.showcaserestaurant.com/ Twitter: @Showcase_Van Advice: Reservations suggested for dinner. It’s been years since I...

STEEL TOAD BREWPUB

97 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-709-8623 Web: http://steeltoad.ca/ Twitter: @SteelToadBeer Advice: Reservations suggested for the Dining Room upstairs, no reservations for the D...

Field Trip to Victoria

“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...
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