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Sandwich Challenge Winners 2018

The Vancouver Foodster Sandwich Challenge  was another success featuring creations from restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their Sandwich creation from November 1-25, 2018. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task…

Around the City in the Acura RDX

I recently spent a week test driving the Acura RDX 2018 car around the city while I was out and about trying some new dishes and such at restaurants inside and outside of Vancouver. Took a drive out to Surrey…

Burger Challenge Winners 2018

The Vancouver Foodster 5th Annual Best Burger Challenge was a success featuring creations from restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their burger creation from October 18 – November 11, 2018. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this…

Dumpling Fest Vancouver

Hon’s Wonton House We held our first ever Dumpling Fest around Vancouver on November 7th, the evening tasting tour provided guests a chance to try many different types of dumplings from a select number of different cultures including Taiwanese, Russian,…

Chef Bueno Jefferson at The Chefs Table

I recently attended a wonderful dinner at JJ’s Restaurant inside the VCC downtown campus presented by their Culinary Arts department. Chef Jefferson Bueno is a former alumni who currently lives and works in Victoria; he presented a tasty creative menu…

Tacofino Ocho Opening

I recently attended the opening party for the latest eatery from the Tacofino group in the Mount Pleasant/Olympic Village neighborhood. Each of their locations usually has a different name to give each a slightly different identity. This one is no…

Vancouver Nachos Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Nachos Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Nachos creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Nachos creations on their menu from November 8 – December 2, 2018….

Afternoon Tea at Origo Club

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

Vancouver Eats Cookbook Launch

I recently attended the book launch party for Vancouver Eats which was written by my friend Joanne Sasvari and published by Figure 1 Publishing. The party was held at the Vancouver Club in downtown Vancouver where guests mingled over cocktails…

Vancouver Cheesecake Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Cheesecake Challenge. I have invited restaurants, cafes and bakeries from all over the city to enter their cheesecake into this challenge, some have their cheesecake on their menus and others have created a special cheesecake just…

Vancouver Sandwich Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Sandwich Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Sandwich creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Sandwich creations on their menu from November 1 – 25, 2018. How…

2nd Annual Holiday Market on December 5

Join us for a night of tasting to celebrate the upcoming holiday season at several markets around the city roving through a few neighborhoods from Kitsilano to Clark Drive. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday December 5 from 6pm…

Slow Fish Dinner at Pica

On September 23, I attended a one of a kind fun and tasty event, it was the 5th Annual Slow Fish Dinner presented by the Chefs Table Society of BC and held at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. I have…

Feast of Fields at UBC Farm

This year’s 24th annual extraordinary feast was held on September 9 at UBC Farm in Vancouver. Occasionally it rains and this was the year that it did, happily it didn’t dampen the spirits of the many foodies who attended this…

Tasting Plates Gastown

On Wednesday October 24, we presented our Gastown dining tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the Gastown area.  Started off the evening with some coffees at Milano Coffee after everyone registered. Milano Coffee Featuring Espresso Franks as…

Pasta Challenge Winners 2018

The Vancouver Foodster Pasta Challenge  was a success featuring creations from restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their Pasta creation from October 4-28, 2018. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task…

Cooking in Colour Cookbook Launch

I recently attended the book launch party of my friends Adrian Harris and Jeremy Inglett of The Food Gays. Their new cookbook launch party was held on the top floor of Telus Garden in downtown Vancouver. The Food Gays reflect…

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 Italian Gnocchi…

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…

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