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Experiencing a Vegan Food Tour in Vancouver

The folks at Vancouver Food Tour have just launched a vegan specific tour showcasing some of the newest Vegan eateries located in and around Chinatown. I participated in one learning a little bit more about Veganism, as well as I…

Yoshinogawa Sake Dinner at Yuwa Japanese Cuisine

I recently attended a wonderful dinner at Yuwa Japanese Cuisine that paired Sake from Yoshinogawa with specially created dishes from Executive Chef Masahiro Omori. Yoshinogawa has a tradition dating back 460 years of  producing the best Sake in the rice-growing…

A Visit to Ashland in Southern Oregon

After close to an-hours drive we arrived to the next destination, Ashland, this was one town I had been wanting to visit for years. Located at the base of the Siskiyou mountains, 14 miles north of the border with California,…

Pasta Challenge Winners 2017

The Vancouver Foodster Pasta Challenge  was a huge success featuring creations from restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their Pasta creation from October 5-29, 2017. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the…

Casale del Giglio Winemakers Dinner

I recently had the pleasure to learn all about Casale del Giglio wines from Italy over a wonderful dinner at Maenam prepared by Executive Chef Angus An and his team. First Course Mahor – caramelized Chicken & Prawn on sour…

Culinary Excursions at Whistler Cornucopia November 9-19

With just two weeks before Whistler welcomes its 21st annual Celebration of Food and Drink, Cornucopia presented by BlueShore Financial November 9-19, there are still opportunities to participate in some exceptional events. From Spain to Italy, USA to Mexico, and back “home”…

Starters, Salads and Sexy Sides Launch

I recently attended the book launch party of Chef Caren McSherry’s new cookbook, Starters, Salads and Sexy Sides, at the Gourmet Warehouse. Caren McSherry’s, an accomplished chef, tv and radio personality, and author of 7 cookbooks, and owner of The…

Tasting Plates Yaletown BRUNCH on October 28

Join us and explore the Yaletown neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at a selection of restaurants and cafes. This brunch tasting extravaganza is on Saturday October 28 from 10am until 2pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will…

Vancouver Foodster 4th Annual Burger Challenge

Welcome to the 4th 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 19 –…

Feast Portland 2017: Best Food and Drink

The festival is made up of several signature events that run through this 4 day festival which I attended September 14-17, as I mentioned in my Experience post. Out of all the tasty events that I had attended, these are…

Milano Coffee Inspired Dinner

Chef Nik Lim recently presented a wonderful longtable dinner at Milano Coffee Roasters where he featured one of the Milano Coffees in each of 5 courses at the dinner. A canapes reception started off the evening where guests had a…

Tasting Plates Chinatown on October 18

Join us and explore the Chinatown neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants, cafes and market. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday October 18 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be…

Feast Portland 2017: The Experience

One food festival that I had been yearning to visit over the years is Feast Portland, an annual food and drink festival held each September in Portland, Or. This was the 6th year since it’s inception which I attended September…

THE ELLIS

2204 York Avenue, Vancouver Tel: (604) 428-2456 Web: http://www.theellis.ca/ Instagram @theelliskits Advice: Closed Mondays. Reservations suggested, walkins welcome. With it’s focus on upscale pub food, the nautical themed restaurant close to Kitsilano Beach is a comfortable spot to enjoy some delicious…

Field Trip to Nanaimo

“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…

Wine Touring in Southern Oregon

The Southern Oregon region is filled with vineyards and wineries producing some delicious wines with many grape varieties being grown in the area. I had a chance to tour a couple of different areas on my recent trip to the…

Food Talks Vol 15 on November 7

This is the fifteenth event in this Food Talks series! Come join us to meet and mingle with other foodies, and to hear some enlightening speakers from the food community. Hosted by Richard Wolak – Founder of Vancouver Foodster and Food…

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…

Bells & Whistles Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for the Bells and Whistles eatery in Fraserhood. Owned by Josh Pape and James, this is the latest eatery from this group and it’s a shining star in the neighborhood. It’s got a…

Sandwich Challenge Winners 2017

The Vancouver Foodster Sandwich Challenge  was a huge success featuring creations from restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their Sandwich creation from September 7-30, 2017. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite…

Field Trip to Portland in a Honda Pilot

“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…

Tasting Plates UBC

On Wednesday September 27 we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we visited the UBC campus for the first time. Attendees enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout the area between the AMS Nest building and…

Mid Autumn Feast at Western Lake

I had a chance to preview an incredible feast a few nights ago, a 14 course meal shared with some media friends. This year the Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated on October 4th and you are going to want to make…

Private Chefs and their Services

There are a growing number of chefs going on their own to offer catering, pop-up dining experiences as well as services as a Private Chef to cook in private homes. Here are some of those chefs: Chef Brandon Pham Instagram…

Feast of Fields at Krause

This year’s 23rd annual extraordinary feast was held on September 10 at Krause Berry Farm in Langley. It’s one of my favourite events of the year, this annual FarmFolk CityFolk’s, Metro Vancouver Feast of Fields was my 8th Feast of Fields….

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