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Taste of Yaletown

The tastes, treats, sips, sights and sounds of Vancouver’s most desirable neighborhood will come alive again at Taste of Yaletown 2010! The 6th Annual Taste of Yaletown event will take place October 13 – 31, 2010. The popular community-based event…

VIFF Gala

Last night I attended the Vancouver International Film Festival Gala Opening Night Party at Rocky Mountaineer Station, an incredible celebration of eating, drinking, mimes, music and mingling. Many restaurants took part in this showcasing of tasty bites and I nibbled…

Caren McSherry “In A Pinch” CookBook Launch

On Wednesday September 29, I attended Caren McSherry “In A Pinch” CookBook Launch Party at the Gourmet Warehouse. This amazing gourmet food and housewares store was the backdrop for an evening of eating and drinking at various stations located throughout…

Iron Chef Competition at MOV

On September 23, the Museum of Vancouver held an Iron Chef Competition as part of their ongoing exhibit Food and Sustainability. This competition saw two local chefs, Todd Bright from Wild Rice and Jennifer Peters from Raincity Grill facing off…

Growing Chefs! A Harvest Kitchen Party October 25

Growing Chefs! Chefs for Children’s Urban Agriculture is excited to announce its 2nd annual fundraising party. On October 25th, the Dirty Apron Cooking School will host From Farms to Forks: A Harvest Kitchen Party pairing prominent local chefs and growers….

Le Gavroche welcomes Bordeaux icon Gildas d’Ollone Oct 29

On Friday, October 29, Le Gavroche will welcome Gildas d’Ollone of Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande for a very special evening of rare wines, exquisite food and fabulous company. Last April, during the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival, Mr….

Food at Vancouver Int Film Festival

The Vancouver International Film Festival runs September 30 through October 15th and within this amazing selection of films there are a selection of films that are Food and Sustainability themed. Here is a selection of these films for your consideration,…

Urban Thai Celebrates 10 Years

On Wednesday September 15, I attended the 10th Anniversary party at the Urban Thai Bistro. There was a Monk Blessing Ceremony taking place as I arrived and soon after a beautiful Thai Dance Show as guests mingled over wine, sangria,…

Noam Dehan Wins Etching Latte Competition

That Barista Thing, a Barista Championship was held in Vancouver at Library Square on Saturday September 4th. One of our contributing photographers who happens to also work as a Barista at Blenz Coffee in Pacific Centre, won 1st prize in…

An Evening at the Italian Opera Buffet

Last Saturday evening I dined at Café Pacifica inside the Pan Pacific Hotel for their Italian Opera Buffet. I was invited by the Pan Pacific to come and experience their Italian Opera night, it was a discovery of sorts for…

An Afternoon with Chef David Adjey

Last Friday I had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with Chef David Adjey, we started off on a tour of the Granville Island Public Market where David was on a mission to find ingredients to cook a recipe that…

Aha Toro Cocktail Competition

The Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel’s Skybar was the host of the first annual Tequila Aha Toro Cocktail Competition on Tuesday, September 14.  Dani Tatarin of The Keefer Bar won the competition her prize is an all-expense trip to Mexico where…

Moon Cakes at Pan Pacific Vancouver Brunch Sept 19

I took part in a media tour and tasting the other day, led by Pastry Chef Hans Pirhofer at the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver where he and Executive Chef Daryl Nagata made their specialty Moon Cakes. These Moon Cakes are…

BBQ on the Bypass Happens Sept 19

The countdown to Metro Vancouver’s hottest BBQ competition is officially on. With just one week to go until the fifth annual BBQ On The Bypass on Sunday, September 19th, get ready for the biggest and best event yet. New this…

Mis Trucos Celebrates 1 Year

On Sunday night August 29th I attended the 1st Anniversary party at Mis Trucos with my friend and photographer Noam. The patio was filled with people mingling and drinking and inside the dining room guests were eating tasty menu favourites…

Natural Living Fair Sept 11 & 12

Capers Whole Foods Market is hosting its 15th Annual Living Naturally Fair on September 11 and 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Robson store location. The fair will feature more than 100 local and artisan food vendors,…

Canvas Lounge Celebrates 3 Years

On Friday night September 3rd I attended the 3yr Anniversary Bash at Canvas Lounge in Gastown. Proprietors, Vance Campbell and Simon Pearson-Roach were on hand to greet guests as was David K Wong, Ivan Chew and others. This was quite…

RESTAURANT 62

2001 McCallum Road, Abbotsford Tel: 604-855-3545 Web: http://www.restaurant62.ca Twitter: @Restaurant62 Advice: Reservations are a good idea. 3 course prix-fixe menu only $24. I went on an excursion to Abbotsford to visit a couple of eco farms and to have dinner…

1st Annual Great BC Bake-off Sept 19

Now here is an event that I am excited about, a pie baking competition as part of the upcoming BBQ on the Bypass event happening on Sept 19th. This is the first time the Pie Baking Competition is taking place,…

100 Days Opening

On Friday night August 27th,  I attended the opening party for 100 Days at the Opus Hotel in Yaletown. Guests were treated to tasty cocktails, wine and tantalizing appetizers and dessert bites throughout the night. This is Vancouver’s newest pop-up…

Home Grown: Local Sustainable Food at MOV

I wandered through the exhibit this morning to have a look through this exciting exhibit that runs from August 26th, 2010 through January 2, 2011 at the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) where they have partnered with FarmFolkCityFolk to explore Vancouver’s…

Mystery Kitchen Tour Encore

I attended the Mystery Kitchen Tour Encore last night, held at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts on Granville Island. Featured were some of the top chefs from around Vancouver and BC who created some amazing dishes for everyone to…

Farm to Table at the Network Hub

Last night I attended Farm to Table at The Network Hub where a few local Farm to Table companies provided samples of their food and drink to a passionate crowd of business/social media/entrepenurs! The speaker was: Chef Anthony Nicalo, CEO…

Blue Mountain Wines at Seasons

On August 17th, I attended a tasting of Blue Mountain Wines paired along with bites from Seasons in the Park! Blue Mountain Vineyard is located in Okanagan Falls, BC; Christine Fawcett of Keystone Fine Wines was the speaker and she…

Win Dinner for 2 at Romana Pizza

Win Dinner for 2 at Romana Pizza in Burnaby. They have been serving up pizzas and more since 1973 in the same location at 4660 Hastings Street in Burnaby, the restaurant is still owned by the same family. Serving pizzas…

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