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Our 100th Episode of Food Glorious Food on CKNW

My Co-host Zahra Alani and I recently took a road trip to Tofino on Vancouver Island to feature this culinary destination on our milestone 100th episode of Food Glorious Food. On this trip we had a chance to learn and…

Vancouver Foodster 6th Taco Challenge

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

Ancora’s Paella and Rosé Patio Parties on June 8

I had a chance to preview the upcoming Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio celebration of National Rosé Day in fitting style, they are hosting dual Paella and Rosé Parties on the open-air patios at both its False Creek and Ambleside locations on Saturday, June 8 from…

Woodford Reserve Whiskey Pairing Dinner

I enjoyed learning about Woodford Reserve Whiskey while enjoying a delicious dinner featuring a selection of flavourful dishes from Chef Kiran Kolathodan and his team at Prohibition in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia. Each dish was paired to each of the…

Vancouver Mojito Challenge

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

Interview with Suraj Karmakar

Suraj Karmakar | 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…

Chocolate Challenge 2019

On May 2, I attended the 7th Annual Chocolate Challenge fundraiser at Gourmet Warehouse; where many of top chocolatiers in the city were showcasing their chocolate creations for all to try. First place winner was Jalayne Jones and Okanagan College…

Spring Menu Tasting at Yew Restaurant

Chef Evan Morgan, Chef Edgar Kano and Executive Pastry Chef Suraj Karmakar had recently launched their menu for this spring season which I had the pleasure to try. 1st dish: Burrata salad with beets, greens, black pepper shortbread, a beautiful…

Pizza Challenge 2019 Winners

The Vancouver Foodster 5th Pizza Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Metro Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from April 4-28, 2019. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge for…

Field Trip to Victoria

“Field Trips” 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…

Westin Grand Celebrates 20 Years

Last week I attended a wonderful party to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of this downtown Vancouver hotel. The party started off in the lobby with various food stations and spread out through the restaurant and ballroom featuring delicious food from…

Vancouver Airport Marriott Reimagined Launch Party

Earlier this month the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel through a splash of a party to show-off their $14 Million dollar renovation which was recently completed. The hotel has been reimagined throughout from the rooms to the club room and restaurants….

Tasting Plates Fraser on May 1

Join us and explore the Fraser to Main Street area (centered between 24th – 26th) and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday May 1 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented…

First Taste of 75 West Coast Grill

Located inside the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel the hotel recently renovated the property along with their restaurant launching the 75 West Coast Grill. The same award winning chefs team runs the restaurant with it’s Westcoast focus. I had a chance…

Around the City in the Honda Insight 2019

I recently spent a week test driving the Honda Insight 2019 car around the city while I was out and about trying some new dishes and such at restaurants and cafes inside Vancouver. That evening I headed over to Gastown…

Brunch with Otto Tausk at Glowbal 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…

Cookie Challenge 2019 Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Cookie Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at bakeries and cafes around Vancouver.  Each establishment featured their creation on their menu from March 14 – April 7, 2019. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout…

Interview with Tushar Tondvalkar

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…

Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge

Welcome to the 5th 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…

Afternoon Tea at Pendray Tea House

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

Pizza Making Parties at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

I was part of a media group that made our own pizzas in a pizza making party at Rocky Mountain Flatbread recently. Always a fun time when you can dream up your own pizza and then make it with all…

Curry Challenge 2019 Winners

The 4th Vancouver Foodster Curry Challenge was a great success featuring unique curry creations at restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from March 7 – March 31, 2019. and their customers voted for their favourites daily…

Interview with Marco Cornale

I had a chat with Marco Cornale who owns the Fratelli Bakery on Commercial Drive in Vancouver as well as in New Westminster. Tell me how long you have been in the bakery business on the drive 22 years Any…

Late Winter Tasting Menu at Bauhaus Restaurant

It has been awhile since I had the Tasting Menu at Bauhaus, Executive Chef David Mueller launched their late winter tasting menu which I had a chance to try. I enjoyed their 6 course menu ($99) with wine pairings (extra…

Around the City in the Honda Accord Hybrid 2019

I recently spent a week test driving the Honda Accord Hybrid 2019 car around the city while I was out and about trying some new dishes and such at restaurants and cafes inside and outside of Vancouver. After picking up…

Vancouver Foodster Cookie Challenge

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Vancouver Foodster Cookie Challenge.  Bakeries and cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Cookie creations into this challenge. Each cafe and bakery will be featuring their cookie creations on their menu from…

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