Tasting Plates Downtown South on Sept 16

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and establishments in the Downtown South neighborhood (between Bute to Yaletown’s edge and Burrard to Nelson). This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving…

Sundae Challenge Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge was a huge success featuring 4 sundae creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their sundae creation from August 5-29, 2015. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite…

BAO DOWN

12 Powell Street, Vancouver Tel:  (778) 379-3611 Web: http://www.baodown.ca/ Twitter: @baodowngastown Advice: Open daily, counter service. With it’s focus on the Asian Bao steamed buns, here it’s all about the creative and innovative toppings that are enhanced by Asian flavours. Think…

Interview with Chef Alex Newton

Vancouver is home to some of the best chefs in the world, many have worked for the top chefs and restaurants around the world as well as around the city. Dishing with the Chefsis a series of Interviews with some…

Tasting Plates Chinatown

On August 26, 2015 we presented our Tasting Plates Chinatown and area event that showcased 6 restaurants and establishments paying homage to the historical era of Chinatown as well as showcasing new eateries. Sai Woo MENU Our Tasting Plate: Pork…

#vanfoodster6yr Contest #6

To celebrate our 6th anniversary, Vancouver Foodster is giving away tasty experiences, lunches, dinners and such to some of the top restaurants around the Vancouver area with several contests running for 6 weeks. Here is your chance to enter to…

We Heart Local Awards BC

The BC Agriculture Council and We Heart Local has launched the third annual We Heart Local Awards. This people’s choice Awards, which runs from August 17th to September 14th, highlights the most popular food and agriculture businesses and organizations across…

Foxtrot Winemaker’s Dinner at Bauhaus

On August 20, I attended this spectacular dinner featuring notable BC winemaker Foxtrot Vineyards. I was fortunate to be seated next to Torsten Allander who is the founder of the winery along with his wife Kikki; as well as Winemaker…

AMS Student Nest at UBC Opens with New Restaurants

Executive Chef Ryan Bissell recently toured me through the completed and new, Alma Mater Society of UBC Vancouver (AMS)  on the UBC campus. The building, the AMS Student Nest, is an impressive 250,000 square feet spread over five storeys and located…

Interview with Alex Cuba at Carnaval del Sol

During this summer’s wonderful Carnaval del Sol weekend festival held at Concord Pacifc Place, I had the opportunity to sit down with one of my favourite Latin musicians to talk music and of course food. You have performed all over…

MISSION

2042 West 4th Ave, Vancouver Tel: 604-739-2042 Web: http://missionkits.ca/ Twitter: @missionkits Advice: Reservations suggested. Closed Tuesdays. This is a farm to table, nose to tail, tasting menu oriented spot that is top notch all around. Once you get to know a…

Nathan Jackman and his Cocktails

Nathan Jackman is the Bar Manager at Catch 122 in Gastown. I asked Nathan to make a selection of his unique cocktails at Catch 122. Up first is The 1886 Taking a historical approach to what Vancouver is known for,…

Parallel 49 Brewing Schadenfreude Launch Party

Earlier in the week, I attended a terrific and fun launch party of Parallel 49’s fall release of their Oktoberfest Lager. This beer sets itself apart from other pumpkin ales by being light and refreshing. Pumpkin is used in the…

UYU ICE CREAM

433 Abbott Street, Vancouver Tel: (778) 379-9986 Web: http://www.uyuicecream.com/ Twitter: @UYUIcecream Advice: Open daily 12 noon – 10pm. Here it is all about making the best organic soft serve ice cream around, owned by Kevin Lee and partners, this soft serve…

APPLEBACK GRILL

6190 Marine Dr West Vancouver Tel: 604-281-1281 Web: http://gleneaglesclubhouse.com/ Twitter: @Appleback_Grill Advice: Reservations suggested, walkins welcome.  Snag a table on the patio when the weather is good. With a stunning view overlooking the Gleneagles Golf Course as well as the apple…

Vancouver Foodster Ceviche Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Ceviche Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their ceviche creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their ceviche creations on their menu from August 20 – September 13, 2015….

Summer Tasting at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

Visited the Main Street location recently to taste some of the new dishes as well as some old favourites joined by my friend Vance Licaros. 1st dish: Bruschetta Organic House Baked Bread, Diced Marinated Vine Tomatoes, Parmesan was the perfect…

Glowbal Opening

Last night, I attended the opening party for the new Glowbal Restaurant at Telus Garden, this is Glowbal Restaurant Group’s flagship featuring stripped down North American cuisine. This restaurant is the latest crown jewel that Proprietors Emad Yacoub and Shannon…

#vanfoodster6yr Contest #5

To celebrate our 6th anniversary, Vancouver Foodster is giving away tasty experiences, lunches, dinners and such to some of the top restaurants around the Vancouver area with several contests running for 6 weeks. Here is your chance to enter to…

Interview with Andrew Han

Andrew Han | Vancouver Vancouver is home to some of the best pastry chefs in the world, many have worked for the top chefs and restaurants around the world as well as around the city. Star Pastry Chefs is a…

Main menu
Vancouver Foodster

Vancouver Foodster