ALEPH EATERY

1889 Powell St, Vancouver Tel: (604) 428-7975 Web: https://www.alepheatery.com/ Instagram: @alepheatery Advice: Reservations suggested With it’s focus on vegetarian Middle Eastern cuisine, the owners have created a wonderful vibe at their Eastside eatery. Over a couple of visits I have…

Field Trip to Osoyoos and Oliver

“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…

Enjoying Summer in the Garden at Orto Artisan Pasta

One of the most beautiful places to dine in the city on the summer is the garden at Orto Artisan Pasta; here guests are seated amidst the various fruits and vegetable plants where they can enjoy fresh air along with…

LA BOQUERIA TASTING ROOM

291 East Pender, Vancouver Tel: (604) 423-4300 Web: https://www.boqueria.ca instagram @boqueria.ca Advice: No reservations. With it’s focus on the Basque style, it’s the food and drink of San Sebastian that will lure you in to this hotspot with a great…

Field Trip to Kelowna and Westbank

“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…

DO CHAY SAIGON VEGETARIAN

1392 Kingsway, Vancouver Tel:(604) 225-8349 Web:https://www.facebook.com/eatdochay/ Instagram @eatdochay Advice: Reservations suggested, walk-ins welcome. With it’s focus on Modern Vietnamese Vegetarian fare this humbled eatery is offering up delicious eats on the edge of the Little Saigon neighborhood in East Vancouver….

The Lobster Grill at Chop Steakhouse

Each summer Chop Steakhouse features their special Lobster Grill menu at each of their restaurants across Canada. As Chop is a spot that I had been wanting to try for years, I ventured in to try some of the selections…

Vancouver Foodster Eggs Benedict Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster 3rd Eggs Benedict Challenge. I have invited select restaurants to enter their eggs benedict into this challenge, most have created a special eggs benedict just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their eggs benedict on…

Summer Menu Tasting at Reflections Terrace

Chef de Cuisine Kiran Kolathodan recently launched his new Summer menu at Rosewood Hotel Georgia. Lawrence joined me to try several dishes from this exciting new menu. 1st dish: Charred Catalan Octopus Herb pesto, pickled sweet chilli, summer beans, charred…

First Taste of Buttermere Patisserie Cafe

After almost 3 years producing cakes and other desserts out of a nearby commissary, owner Jamie Tung opened up her retail café in late July. The retail storefront features their signature Buttermere Patisserie creations such as the Pillow Cakes, Cake…

Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge.  Bakeries and cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Sundae creations into this challenge. Each cafe and bakery will be featuring their Sundae creations on their menu from August 1-25,…

Celebrating 10 Years of Vancouver Foodster

It is hard to believe that my Vancouver Foodster blog is celebrating 10 years since I created it. With my love for food, prior to the blog launch over 10 years ago, I envisioned what I thought the blog would…

Brunch with Tariq Hussain at Trattoria 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…

Vancouver Salad Challenge Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Salad Challenge was a success featuring creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each spot featured their creation from July 4-28, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each…

Vancouver Brownie Challenge Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Brownie Challenge was a success featuring brownie creations from bakeries and cafes around Vancouver. Each spot featured their brownies creation from July 3-28, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite…

Vancouver Iced Summer Drink Challenge Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Iced Summer Drink Challenge was a success featuring creations from cafes and restaurants around Vancouver. Each spot featured their creation from July 5-28, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was…

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive on September 4

Join us and explore the Commercial Drive neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday September 4 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be…

Field Trip to Tofino

“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…

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…

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