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Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch April 10

Calling all Foodies! Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch, presented by Variety – The Children’s Charity and MarketPlace IGA, is back for the second year in a row! This fun and unique fundraising event will bring together some of BC’s…

East Van Wine Academy

The Waldorf and resident sommelier Kurtis Kolt are proud to launch the East Van Wine Academy. The series of courses and parties begins Tuesday, March 22, 2011 and will return the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The East…

Afternoon Tea at Shangri-La 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…

Dining Out for Life

With a record number of restaurants participating, this years Dine Out for Life Vancouver fundraiser on Thursday March 24th is featuring 238 restaurants from around the lower mainland. Participating restaurants will contribute 25% of their sales that day to people…

Chef Dan Craig

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…

Chef Hamid Salimian

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…

California Wine Fair March 11

Whether you are a casual wine enthusiast or a serious wine connoisseur, don’t miss this exciting opportunity to sample the finest wine from over 100 wineries from the Napa, Sonoma and Central Coast regions. Now in its 31st year of…

The Science of Sexy Food Feb 24

The Vancouver Aquarium invites you to a speaker series exploring the Science of Sexy Food. We’re delighted to host this free event highlighting some of the science behind getting wine, chocolate and oysters to the market with leading B.C.-based researchers,…

A Quest for the Best Mac & Cheese

Mac & Cheese defines comfort food at many restaurants  throughout North America, some go the traditional route with a basic dish of Macaroni noodles and sauce and others jazz them up with different shaped noodles, some add lobster, and other…

Chef Alana Peckham

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…

Chef Dino Renaerts

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…

Sweetheart Afternoon Tea at the Urban Tea Merchant

I indulged in their Sweetheart Afternoon Tea last week with a little pre-Valentine’s day tasting pleasure. To begin I was served a Tea cocktail that was made with champagne infused tea along with a strawberry tea sorbet that was so…

Chef Tobey Nemeth

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…

Chef David Wong

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…

Fillo Pastry Making Workshops

Feb 19th at 2pm – Workshop I  (approx 2 hours long) I will be participating in this Fillo Pastry Workshop where Poppy Siormanolakis will teach — Learning to work with store bought fillo pastry! Small intimated Classes For those wanting…

Chef Alex Tung

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…

Interview with Marcelo Romero

Restaurateur | Vancouver You grew up in Mexico, did you work in the restaurant industry there? In what capacity? Yes I grew up in Gguadalajara in Mexico, at 17 years old I worked for my families restaurant and hotel business….

Taste The World February 22

The other night we held a tasting preview for media hosted by Calabash Bistro and had some delicious food and rum cocktails courtesy of Calabash Bistro along with an outstanding musical performance by Gio Escueta. On February 22nd we will…

Chef Chris Whittaker

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…

Tales of the Cocktail on Tour Vancouver March 13-15

For eight years, Tales of the Cocktail® has been bringing cocktail aficionados from around the world to New Orleans, for the most spirited event of the year. For the first time, this internationally acclaimed cocktail festival is taking its show…

Wild Rice’s Year of the Rabbit Chinese New Year Menu

One ancient Chinese axiom states that if a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing at least twice. Consider New Yea’s for instance. There’s the mainstream New Year’s Eve held on December 31st – a rather sedate affair by…

Dine Out Vancouver Picks

Here is a primer on how to choose the best restaurants in Vancouver for Dine Out that runs January 24 – February 6th. You may want to listen to my segment on CBC The Early Edition when I talked in…

Blue Mountain and Friends: A Feast for the Senses

Join us on Monday, January 17, 2011 for an evening celebrating the premium wines of BC’s Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars.  The event will be grazing style which will allow guests to wander the room sampling wines paired with cuisine…

Dine Out Vancouver Events: Something New

To mark the 9th Annual Dine Out celebration, Tourism Vancouver has added many new and exciting food and wine related events taking place in January and February. Here are a few of the events that you are going to want…

Interview with Desmond Chen

Restaurateur | Vancouver You were a teenager when you started working in your family’s restaurant business, what jobs did you do from the beginning? At 13, I worked part-time, after school and on weekends, and also during the summer months…

Favourite Meals of 2010

Being a food writer I have been fortunate to dine in some amazing restaurants around the Vancouver area, lots of my meals were good but the ones on this list were extraordinary in all senses. 1)      Dinner on the Floating…

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