Laven Sourdough Bread

As a bread lover I am always looking at the outside crusting of the breads, specifically for Sourdough looking at the texture, the chewiness, the flavour, how it stands up to cutting, spreads and what it’s like for a few…

Pizza Challenge 2020 Winners

The Vancouver Foodster 6th Pizza Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Metro Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from May 7-31, 2020. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge for…

Takeout at Bánh Mì Très Bon

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Takeout at Cold Tea Restaurant

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Five Foodie Treats

A selection of my favourite foodie treats in no particular order that I have tasted recently and where to find them. Nonno’s Tiramisu delicious treat made with their Neapolitan espresso, Italian mascarpone, savoiardi biscuits and dusted with dark cocoa. Spacca…

First Taste of Cold Tea Restaurant

With it’s focus on all-day dim sum, Chinese BBQ, and Vietnamese-style family food; the iconic former RBC bank turned restaurant back about 35 years ago or so when it was occupied by Chinese restaurant Tsui Hang Village. Cold Tea Restaurant…

Dank Mart

For all those that love their snack foods especially ones that take them back to the day when they first tried those snacks. Perhaps they were childhood favourites or ones that resonate with you in one way or another. A…

Takeout at India Bistro & Bar

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Cooking at Home with Fresh Prep

This past week we had a chance to experience Fresh Prep at home. It had been over 2-1/2 years since I had tried their service and it was time to give it another go.  Fresh Prep is a local company that…

Cooking with Caffe La Tana Products

Known for their fresh house-made Italian pastas, sauces and more, Caffe La Tana has changed their offerings slightly by pivoting during the covid19 pandemic. Over the past weekend we cooked up some of their pasta dishes along with some snacks;…

Takeout at Trattoria Restaurant

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge

Welcome to the 6th Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their pizza into this challenge, some of the restaurants have created a special pizza just for this challenge and others have entered their…

Takeout at Sabai Thai Restaurant

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Cooking with the Brewhall Cheeseburger and Cookie Meal Kits

Continuing with my home cooking adventures during the covid19 pandemic, had some fun trying out the Cheeseburgers new Take and Make meal kit that Brewhall restaurant recently launched. We also loved their Take and Make Chocolate Chip Cornflake Cookie kit…

Takeout at Hugo’s Mexican Kitchen

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Experiencing the Paella Guys for Takeout and Delivery

Last week I had a chance to enjoy a Spanish foodie experience at home with the Paella Guys. Paella is their specialty and they offer a few different types including, the Valenciana with chicken and the Mixta with seafood which…

Takeout at Papparoti

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

First Taste of Ofra’s Kitchen

Owner Ofra Sixto launched her restaurant on Denman Street in late December specializing in Vegetarian Middle Eastern dishes. I visited in early January when they had been opened for under 2 weeks. I tried a selection of dishes that included…

Takeout at Gusto A Taste of Italy

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Cooking with the Provence Restaurant Duck Confit Meal Kit

For over the past month we have been mostly enjoying takeout from various restaurants around the city promoting their takeout offerings. Last night we mixed that up and did an easy cooking adventure at home making Duck Confit with a…

Cooking Restaurant Dishes at Home

Going back in time to a few months ago when I was participating in a variety of cooking classes, from Thai at BCD Academy and Catering to Italian at the Italian Cultural Centre with plans at the time to participate…

Takeout at Little Mexico Cantina

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Takeout at Cardero’s Restaurant

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Takeout at Nammos Estiatorio

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

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