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Vancouver Foodster 3rd Burger Challenge

Welcome to the 3rd 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 14 – November…

Taste of Yaletown thru October 27

The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is excited to announce the 12thannual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a two week dining event showcasing unique dishes from 31 restaurants in the neighbourhood. This year’s popular dining event will showcase sharing and pairing from…

Dockside Restaurant Fall Menu Tasting

Visited recently to taste a selection of new dishes from Executive Chef Victor Jacinto ‘s fall menu. 1st dish: Crab & Shrimp Cake  – charred lemon aioli, fresh herbs salad on top which is perfect to cut the richness of…

The Juicery & Co Main Street Opening

I recently attended the opening party for The Juicery & Co newest juicery on Main Street in the Riley Park neighborhood. Daughter and mother, Alex and Christina together Not only is this their 4th juicery location in the city, these…

Harvest Dinner at Taves Farms

A few weeks ago, I attended a wonderful dinner at a long table in the middle of the apple orchard at Taves Farms on a warm late summer night in Abbotsford. This unique dinner featured farmers from the Abbotsford area…

Eating at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Mall

When shopping at any mall, eating is often part of the overall experience. At the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Mall which is located close to the Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, they feature a selection of restaurants and cuisines. I recently…

Vancouver Foodster Spaghetti Challenge

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

Tasting at Al Porto Ristorante

It’s quite the achievement when restaurants have been serving customers for over 15 years, it’s been at least that long since I had last visited Al Porto in Gastown. The restaurant was founded in 1978, with a few ownership and…

Tasting Plates Yaletown on October 19

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Yaletown. This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you…

Wishing Treats

A one of kind candy store is now open in Gastown. Wishing Treats Caramel Studio is where expert caramel artisans turn giant warm sticks of supple candy, into bite-sized hard rock treats complete with intricate messages, logos and icons running…

Taco Crawl around Vancouver

On Wednesday September 28, we presented our 1st tasting tour of tacos held all over downtown, Cambie Village and East Van. The evening event started off at the Dosa Hut where guests registered and started off their taco eating adventure…

Food Talks Vol 14 on November 2

November is Ocean Wise month, and Food Talks is marking it with an evening dedicated to the topic of ocean-friendly seafood. This is the fourteenth event in this Food Talks series which we are co-presenting with the Vancouver Aquarium, where…

Sangria Challenge Winners 2016

The  Vancouver Foodster 2nd Sangria Challenge was a huge success featuring 7 sangria creations from restaurants around Vancouver, Maple Ridge, Mission and Langley. Each restaurant featured their sangria creation from September 1-25, 2016. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge,…

First Taste of Chi Restaurant

With a passion for cooking delicious cuisine, Owner/Chef Le Chi has recently opened her own restaurant in Kitsilano to offer diners a taste of traditional Vietnamese flavors in a contemporary and modern style. One thing they have learned is that…

Tasting Plates Port Moody 2016

On Wednesday September 21, we presented our 1st tasting tour of Port Moody featuring a great selection of restaurants and breweries. Registration took place inside Gabi & Jules Bakery. Gabi & Jules Our Tasting Cup and Tasting Plate: Gabi (coffee…

First Taste of Pokerrito

Following along with the Poke trend, fast casual, Pokérrito has recently opened its doors on Dunsmuir Street with a fresh food trend that’s gaining popularity. Poké (pronounced poe-kay), is a raw fish salad traditionally served as an appetizer in Hawaii….

Feast of Fields in Aldergrove

This year’s 22nd annual extraordinary feast was held on two adjacent farms on September 11, Laurica Farm and Fraser Common Farm was the setting for this feast. It’s one of my favourite events of the year, this annual FarmFolk CityFolk’s,…

First Taste of Virtuous Pie

An elevated fast-casual restaurant, focused on handcrafted plant-based pizzas, non-dairy ice creams, and seasonal salads, featuring local beer and wine on tap. Executive Chef Jim Vesal who was previously the Head Chef at Cocktails & Canapes Catering and Earls Yaletown,…

Vancouver Taco Crawl on September 28

Tantalize your taste buds at several different types of Taco shops throughout Vancouver! This Tacos tasting extravaganza is presented by Tasting Plates and Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates of Tacos for guests to enjoy and you will…

Bodega on Main Celebrates 1 Year

On September 12, I attended the 1st 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 and their friends to celebrate. Although they are celebrating…

Menu Tasting at Touhenboku Ramen

Visited for the first time recently to experience the menu offerings at this ramen focussed restaurant in the Westend. I was invited along with a group of media to try many of the selections. 1st course: A sample of appetizers…

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival October 4-7

One of Canada’s favourite food and drink events returns with star-studded culinary events at the 14th annual EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival happening October 4 to 7, 2016. This year’s new EAT! Vancouver features unparalleled chef access, dinners and…

Touring Faculty Brewing

Husband-and-wife team Mauricio, the head brewer, and Alicia, the architect behind the brewery’s design started their brewery this past August. Located in the Olympic Village neighborhood just South of 2nd Avenue. At Faculty Brewing, they strive to create an open…

Tasting Plates Port Moody on September 21

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and breweries in Port Moody. This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to…

Vancouver Foodster Sangria Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster 2nd Sangria Challenge. Restaurants and bars 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/bar will be featuring…

From Farms to Forks 7 on October 2

On Sunday, October 2nd, 2016, for the 7th year in a row, we’re bringing together some of the city’s most prominent chefs and mixologists along with the region’s best growers and producers for a fun night of local wine and…

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