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Vancouver Foodster 5th Annual Burger Challenge

Welcome to the 5th Annual Vancouver Foodster Best Burger Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their burger creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Burger creations on their menu from October 18 –…

Meinhardt Fine Foods West Vancouver

1350 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Phone: (604) 922-5362 Web: http://www.meinhardtfinefoods.com/ Instagram @meinhardtfinefoods Hours:  Open Monday to Saturday 7am to 9pm, Sunday 8am – 7pm This is their third store in the Vancouver area, similar in size to their downtown Vancouver location,…

Dumpling Fest Vancouver on November 7

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants between Olympic Village, Chinatown and Commercial Drive areas of East Van serving up different kinds of dumplings, from Cantonese soup dumplings, to Russian Pelmeni to Indian Kofta to Korean Mandoo…

Tasting Plates Gastown on October 24

Join us and explore the Gastown neighborhood and area and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday October 24 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will…

Sushi Roll Challenge Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Sushi Roll Challenge was a success featuring sushi roll creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their poke creation from September 18 – October 7, 2018 . Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge,…

Sangria Challenge Winners 2018

The  Vancouver Foodster 3rd Sangria Challenge was a huge success featuring sangria creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their sangria creation from September 13 – October 7, 2018. . Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this…

Skookum Festival Second Day of Food and Music

After an incredible first day of the Skookum Festival in Stanley Park, I returned the next day to experience more musical performances as well as another long table dinner which was an Okanagan Bounty themed dinner of dishes and wine…

Vancouver Foodster Pasta Challenge

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

HEY DUMPLINGS

208 Keefer Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 681-9154 Web: https://www.heydumplings.com/ Instagram @heydumplings Advice: Counter service. Heather Johnston is the mastermind behind her Russian style dumpling house in the heart of Chinatown. With a fairly simple menu she offers a selection of…

Thanksgiving Celebration Ideas

Celebrate Thanksgiving in a restaurant or at home, here is a selection of restaurants offering brunches, buffets, dinners or turkey to go! Sutton Place Hotel Thanksgiving Turkey-To-Go Simply place an order by Thursday, October 4 at 12:00pm, and pick up…

Tasting Plates Downtown Vancouver Vegetarian

Firecrust Pizzeria On Wednesday September 26, we presented our first all vegetarian dining tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the downtown Vancouver area between Yaletown and the Westend.  Started off the evening with some healthy plant-based eats…

Field Trip to Harrison

“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…

Bodega on Main Celebrates 3 Years

Last night, I attended the 3rd Anniversary party at Bodega on Main in Strathcona where co-owners Paul Rivas, along with his Business Manager and sister, Natalie Rivas. invited media guests, family and friends to celebrate. Although they are celebrating three…

Interview with Chris Savino

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 Chefs is a series of Interviews with…

Chefs in the Hood on October 20

Chefs in the Hood returns, this time around it is taking place downtown Vancouver in a larger venue bringing together the best of Vancouver’s culinary talent in a collaborative dinner event. Chefs from some of the top neighborHOODS will be…

Vancouver Sushi Roll Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Sushi Roll Challenge. I have invited restaurants from all over the city to create and enter a Sushi Roll creation into this challenge, some entered their most popular creation from their menu and others created a special Sushi…

Tasting Plates Downtown Vancouver Vegetarian on September 26

Join us for our first all Vegetarian edition of our Tasting Plates series as you visit some of our favourite restaurants in downtown Vancouver between Yaletown and the Westend.  This evening vegetarian tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday September 26 from…

Tasting Plates South Granville

On Wednesday September 12, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the South Granville neighbourhood for the first time. Started off the evening with a wine tasting at Jak’s after everyone registered. Attendees enjoyed…

Slow Fish Dinner on September 23

5th Annual Slow Fish Dinner at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts Join us for a unique chance to celebrate local sustainable fish and seafood. Following a reception, during which Salmon-Safe St-hubertus and Oak Bay Frizzante Rose wine will be…

Vancouver Foodster 3rd Sangria Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster 3rd Sangria Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Sangria creations into this challenge, most have created a special creation just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their sangria…

Skookum Festival First Day of Outstanding Music and Food

Yesterday was the 1st day of the inaugural SKOOKUM Festival held in Stanley Park. It was a memorable day and night with fabulous music an energetic crowd and outstanding dishes and drink at the Long Table Dinner. The festival features…

Field Trip to Pender Island

“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…

Exploring the Shipyards District in North Vancouver

There is a new district in North Vancouver, formerly known as LoLo, this growing area of primarily restaurants is now to be known as the Shipyards District as part of Lower Lonsdale. Within this district is the new Polygon Gallery,…

Summer Menu Tasting at Bacchus Restaurant

Chef Montgomery Lau had recently launched his Summer menu, Lawrence and I had the pleasure to try several of these summer inspired dishes. 1st dish: Heirloom Tomato & Watermelon Salad With chèvre, white pepper, basil, celery hearts, strawberry vinaigrette, outstanding presentation…

Summer Menu Tasting at Juniper

Earlier in the month, Executive Chef Warren Chow launched his new Summer menu, I visited recently with my friend and podcast co-host Zahra Alani to try several dishes from their new menu. 1st dish: Cured BC Salmon, leek ash, horseradish…

Tasting Plates South Granville on September 12

Join us and explore the South Granville neighborhood (between 6th – 16th Avenues on Granville street) and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday September 12 from 6pm until 10pm and…

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