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Brunch: Peter Klein at Fleuri 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…

Festival of Chocolate Vancouver Oct 15-Nov 10

Chocolate Events multiply like Rabbits… No, it’s not Easter, and no chocolate bunnies in sight at this time, however the Fall Festival of Chocolate, showcasing local chocolatiers, artisan chocolates, pastry chefs, bakeries, wines, beers, whiskeys – well, all things chocolate and all things that…

Xi Shi Lounge at Shangri-La Opening

Last night, I attended the opening party of the new lobby lounge located inside the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver. Xi Shi Lounge is a tribute to the ancient Chinese goddess of the Lotus Blossom, Xi Shi, and their own Shangri-La heritage,…

Fall Menu Tasting at Earls

Last week I was invited to Earls for dinner to taste some of Product Development Chef Reuben Major’s new dishes on their fall menu! All of the dishes in the 5 course tasting menu were new additions. 1st dish: Potato…

Field Trip to Whistler

“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…

Taste the Harvest

October is the time of the year to celebrate the bounty of the harvest, there all sorts of foods to do so, here are some eats and drinks that I have had recently in and outside Vancouver worth your tasting…

Thanksgiving: Eat-in or Take-Out

Celebrate Thanksgiving in a restaurant or at home, here is a random selection of restaurants offering brunches, buffets, dinners or turkey to go! Tableau Bar Bistro is offering busy Vancouverites with no time to cook a way to impress friends…

Brunch: Christopher Gaze at The Flying Pig

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…

That Barista Thing

I was one of the judges along with Anya Levykh, Mark Villela and Wayne Wright at That Barista Thing yesterday for the International Latte Art Competition. There were 16 competitors and each were highly skilled baristas who were passionate and…

Interview with Bud Kanke

Restaurateur | Vancouver  I sat with Bud last week at this office talking about the restaurant biz and his love for welcoming people. Bud Kanke established Kanke Seafood Restaurants Ltd. in 1972. He has founded, opened, and operated 11 restaurants…

A Continental Affair October 15

An evening of wine, food and jazz to benefit the ALS Society of B.C.  Upon arrival each guest will receive a complimentary wine glass for the tasting.  Yours to keep. Saturday October 15 Vancouver Art Gallery 7pm-11pm Tickets: $79 Guests…

Fieldtrip to Chilliwack and Agassiz

“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…

Thierry Opening

On Tuesday, September 27th I attended the opening party for Thierry on Alberni Street in downtown Vancouver. It’s owned by Thierry Busset and Jack Evrensel who are partners in the tasty project. Jack is also the President of Top Table Group….

Fall Menu Tasting at EBO

I revisited EBO Restaurant in the Delta Burnaby Hotel recently for dinner to taste some of Executive Chef Dan Craig‘s new dishes! Some of the dishes in the 7 course tasting menu were new additions and some were old favourites….

Chef Meets Grape

Last night I attended Chef meets Grape, the largest annual celebration of BC VQA wines and local food with 75 BC wineries sharing their new fall releases, delectably paired with inspired dishes from 12 top Ocean Wise partner restaurants. Each…

Tasting Desserts at W.E. Coffee

Who doesn’t love desserts? Well if you are reading this article you are probably intrigued or salivating, one of the two is at play. Last week I was invited in to W.E. Coffee to taste some of their new desserts….

RIPE Feast on October 16

On October 16th, 2011, the Vancouver Farmers Markets will present their 3rd annual dinner fundraiser event: RIPE: A Harvest Celebration, at the Creekside Community Centre from 4pm – 8pm. RIPE is a casual, family-style meal that includes a feast of…

SUIKA

1626 W Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 730-1678 Web: http://suika-snackbar.com/ Twitter: @SUIKA_IZAKAYA Advice: Make a reservation as its often busy, bring a friend as sharing is a good idea to taste more dishes. Sometimes the wait is worth it and after…

Food Films at Vancouver International Film Festival

The Vancouver International Film Festival runs September 29 through October 14th and within this amazing selection of films there are a selection of films that are Food themed. Here is a selection of these films for your consideration, make sure…

Afternoon Tea at Pinnacle Pier Lounge

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…

Feast of Fields at Krause Berry Farm

Yesterday I tasted my way through Feast of Fields out in Langley at Krause Berry Farm,  organized by Vancouver’s FarmFolk/CityFolk. It was a beautiful day of fun, food, and drink in the hot sunshine, here are some photos from the…

Bishops Harvest Table Dinners

I attended a four course tasting dinner celebrating the Harvest Table on September 7th which was prepared by Bishops wonderful Chef Andrea Carlson. September is the time of the year that the farmers’ markets are overflowing with fresh produce. It’s…

Field Trip to Squamish

“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…

Interview with Robert “Frenchy” Gagne

Robert “Frenchy” Gagne | Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House | Vancouver I sat down with maitre d’ Frenchy last week on the private patio at Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House talking about taking care of the customers, entertainment…

ChefmeetsGrape September 22

ChefmeetsGrape, the largest annual celebration of BC VQA wines and local food, is once again coming to Vancouver! On Thursday, September 22, 75 BC wineries will be sharing their new fall releases, delectably paired with inspired dishes from 12 top…

WIN 2 Tickets to Discover Wines of Argentina

On Thursday, September 29 2011, Wines of Argentina will host a tasting to showcase the quality and variety of wines the country produces. Held at Vancouver’s Sutton Place Hotel, the event will feature bottles from over 24 wineries. The world’s…

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