Long Table dinner at Golden Ears Cheescrafters

Last week I attended a wonderful dinner at a long table on a cheese farm on a warm summer night in Maple Ridge. This 7th Annual dinner at Golden Ears Cheesecrafters featured a selection of chefs representing several restaurants in…

Vancouver Foodster 10 Year Anniversary

Celebrate with Vancouver Foodster all summer long! In celebration of our 10th anniversary, vancouverfoodster.com is throwing a big party online and you are invited! You might be asking yourself how can you attend an online party, well first of all anyone and…

Vancouver Foodster Iced Summer Drink Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Iced Summer Drink Challenge. I have invited cafes from all over the city to enter their Iced Summer Drink creations into this challenge, some have entered their most popular creation from their menu and others created a…

Vancouver Foodster Salad Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Salad Challenge. I have invited restaurants from all over the city to enter their best Salad creation into this challenge, some entered their house recipe and others created a special Salad just for this challenge. Each…

BILLY BUTTON DESSERT BAR

144 East Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 423-3344 Web: https://www.billybuttondessertbar.com/menu Instagram @billybuttonvan Advice: No reservations. It is all about exquisite and creative desserts at this Mount Pleasant hot spot run by Chef Cody. Art on a plate is another way of…

Vancouver Foodster Brownie Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Brownie Challenge.  Bakeries and cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Brownie creations into this challenge. Each cafe and bakery will be featuring their brownie creations on their menu from July…

Summer Menu Tasting at Juniper Restaurant

Executive Chef Warren Chow recently launched his new Summer menu, I visited with my friend and podcast co-host Zahra Alani to try several dishes from their new menu. 1st dish: Tuna Tataki with cantaloupe and radish with ponzo sauce, a…

Vancouver Chicken Wings Challenge 2019 Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Chicken Wings Challenge was another success featuring chicken wings creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their chicken wings creation from June 6 – 30, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and…

Chef Meets BC Grape

I recently attended Chef Meets BC Grape at the Vancouver Convention Centre, this was a wonderful event and one of the largest annual celebrations of BC VQA wines and local food with 94 BC wineries sharing their new spring releases,…

Patio Launch Party at H Tasting Lounge

Earlier this month The Westin Bayshore threw a fun bash to kick off summer and their new outdoor patio at H Tasting Lounge. Chef Shaun Maclean Goat Cheese Brulee Salmon on endive Morel Mushroom tartine Uno Gelato Mango Sorbet Chef Shaun…

Tasting Plates East Vancouver Vegetarian

On Wednesday June 26, we presented our second Vegetarian tour, this time in East Vancouver with a selection of eateries. Started off the evening with delicious curry and tea at Chance Café after everyone registered. Chance Café Tofu coconut Thai…

Tasting Plates Richmond

On Wednesday June 19, we presented our Richmond dining tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored central Richmond. Harold’s Bistro Harold’s Bistro Laksa Southwest Salad 75 West Coast Grill: •        Lamb chop with dukkah and chimichurri •        Manchego…

Tasting Plates East Van Vegetarian on June 26

Join us for our next all Vegetarian edition of our Tasting Plates series as you visit some of our favourite restaurants in East Vancouver between Commercial Drive and Main Street. This evening vegetarian tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday June 26…

Project Empty Bowl on June 20

Project Empty Bowl is an annual fundraising gala that raises money for A Loving Spoonful. The sole purpose of Project Empty Bowl is to raise funds so that A Loving Spoonful can continue delivering free meals and nutritional counselling &…

Tasting Plates North Vancouver

On Wednesday June 12, we presented our North Vancouver dining tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the area of Lower Lonsdale.  Started off the evening with a beverage tasting at Shipyards Coffee after everyone registered. Shipyards Coffee…

Tasting Plates Richmond on June 19

Join us and explore the central Richmond area (centered around Westminster Hwy and No. 3 Road) and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday June 19 from 6pm until 10pm and…

Taco Challenge 2019 Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster 6th Annual Taco Challenge was a huge success featuring taco creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their taco creation from May 16 – June 9, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and…

Terrace Launch Party at Chambar Restaurant

Last night I attended the season launch of the Terrace at Chambar Restaurant in downtown Vancouver, it was a fun party featuring Sam Zipersky and his group playing jazz music. Lawrence and I tasted some of these star cocktails which…

Afternoon Tea at Le Cassis

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

Vancouver Chicken Wings Challenge

Welcome to the 5th annual Vancouver Foodster Chicken Wings Challenge. I have invited restaurants from all over the city to enter their Chicken Wings into this challenge, some entered their house recipe and others created a special Chicken Wings dish just for…

The Bench Bakehouse

1641 Commercial Drive – unit #100 Tel: (604) 251-0677 Web: https://www.thebenchbakehouse.com/ Instagram @thebenchbakehouse Advice: Closed Monday. Located in the Commercial Drive neighbourhood, this beautiful bakery café has an open kitchen for watching the bakers bake their delectable treats. From breads…

Black and Blue Tasting

Chef William Lew recently joined Black and Blue as their new Chef de Cuisine, I was excited to visit and try some of his dishes. He is a talented, creative chef who has an esteemed pedigree. You can follow him…

MOTT 32

1161 W Georgia Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 979-8886 Web: https://www.mott32.com/vancouver/ Instagram @mott32van Advice: Advance reservations suggested. With it’s focus on Fine Dining Chinese cuisine, the dining room is stunning, with elegant booths, table seating and a couple private dining rooms….

Mojito Challenge Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Mojito Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Metro Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from May 9 – June 2, 2019 and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the…

Pastries by Remi Ho of Remi Patisserie

Remi Ho is the talented and handsome pastry chef behind his own Remi Patisserie baking company. These days you have to be creative in how you run a pastry company in Vancouver, and he is on a roll doing what…

Field Trip to Salt Spring Island with the Honda Clarity

“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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