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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…

COMMUNE CAFE

UPDATED 2/28/16 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1002 Seymour Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-681-2551 Web: www.communecafe.ca Twitter: @communecafe Advice: Sit at the Communal Table or on the outside patio.   Loved the communal table in the center of the cafe with the bright…

Tomato Festival at Provence thru August

Ahhh tomatoes – the ultimate summer food – ripe, juicy and brimming with sunshine goodness. I had dinner the other night at Provence Marinaside to taste their special 3 course Tomatoes inspired menu. I loved the Heirloom Tomato Tart which…

Food Carts in Vancouver

Ready for the Food Carts destined for Vancouver streets, here they come slowly but surely. All should be operating by the end of August. via http://www.cbc.ca/bc/features/food-carts/.

Interview with Chef Frank Pabst

Chef | Blue Water Cafe | Vancouver What is your role at Blue Water Cafe? Please describe in detail. I am the Executive Chef at Blue Water Cafe, responsible for all kitchen staffing, menu design, preparation and costing, and cooking…

Vancouver Foodster 1 yr Anniversary Party

The Vancouver Foodster 1st Anniversary party was a huge success, held on July 28th at Canvas Lounge in Gastown. Thank you to all those who came out to celebrate, and to taste the fabulous food and drinks from Coast, Sanafir,…

My Top 10 events of the 1st Year

I went to a lot of different food and wine events during the 1st year of Vancouver Foodster and these are the standouts of the year. 1) Dinner on the Floating Dining Room was one of the most unique dining experiences I…

Dinner on the Floating Dining Room

As you can imagine I have been to many different types of dinners of the years, some of my most memorable meals had been while I was off travelling. Last night I had one of the most memorable dining experiences…

WIN VIP Tickets to our Anniversary Event

A chance for you to win the ultimate VIP foodie experience at Vancouver Foodster’s 1 yr Anniversary event – July 28th. Are you looking for tickets to this sold out event? This is the only opportunity to obtain tickets to…

Chefs at our 1st Year Anniversary Event

Meet some of the chefs participating in the Vancouver Foodster 1st Anniversary Event on July 28th. Todd began his career at age 17 in Australia as an apprentice at Ming Jade Restaurant under Cantonese chef Kevin Lowe.  He then commenced…

Klahowya at The Fish House thru September

The Fish House in Stanley Park has launched a special menu this summer, the Klahowya Menu. Much like the ubiquitous ‘ciao’ of Italian, ‘klahowya’ means ‘welcome,’ ‘how are you?’ or ‘good-bye’ in the Chinook Jargon* of the Pacific Northwest. This…

Smokin’ Sundays Barbeque at Fairmont Pacific Rim

Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk, international barbecue champion and best selling cookbook author is cooking up a smokin’ all you can eat bbq all summer long every Sunday from 11am – 4pm on the outdoor patio at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. The…

L’Abattoir Opening

On July 12th I attended the opening of L’Abattoir a new French Westcoast restaurant with a menu that is focused on clean, fresh, and seasonal flavours using traditional preperations. Everything from sauces to pastas, bread, and even fresh cheeses are…

What’s to Eat? Vancouver Folk Music Fest

The 33rd Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway this weekend, starting off on Friday evening with musicians performing from all over the world thru Sunday night. This is one of my favourite music festivals, I have attended 28 festivals…

Vancouver Foodster 1st Anniversary Event

Wednesday July 28th  — 6pm – 9pm Canvas Lounge 99 Powell Street, Vancouver Vancouver Foodster celebrates one-year anniversary with a tasting feast in Gastown The event will feature ‘signature dishes’ bites from buzzing and renowned restaurants and vendors from Vancouver,…

MeLe Kai Ho: a Luau July 30

Are you ready for a summertime Luau? Get your tickets soon for the this tasty event that is taking place at 7pm at the Rowing Club in Stanley Park. Here is the menu for the evening feast: Your choice of…

Mystery Kitchen Tour at PICA

I took part in a Mystery Kitchen Tour on June 27th that was held at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts on Granville Island that featured some of the top chefs from around Vancouver and BC who created some amazing dishes for everyone…

Night Dim Sum at Wild Rice thru September

Wild Rice has launched their summer menu with many new dishes created by Chef Todd Bright. I was in for a tasting last week from several dishes that I tried there were a few that stood out immediately. This is Wild…

DELILAHS CONVICTION

UPDATED 3/4/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1789 Comox Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-687-3424 Web: http://www.delilahsconviction.com Twitter: @delilahsmartini Advice: Try to get one of their cozy booths. I dined here again recently while they were filming “Conviction Kitchen” a reality tv show set in…

Interview with Daniel Frankel

Restaurateur | Vancouver What are the most challenging elements of running restaurants? Finding and retaining great people to work with. The people that run the organization can make or break the restaurant. I’m very lucky in this case – I…

SONG HUONG

1613 Nanaimo Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-251-1151 Web: n/a Advice:  If you are vegetarian this is not the restaurant for you. Cash only. A group of my friends and I dined together recently, my friend Minna is Vietnamese and she chose…

Summer at Seasons in the Park

Seasons in the Park has launched their summer menu with many new dishes created by Chef Buddy Wolfe. A friend joined me for a wonderful dinner tasting some of their new dishes on their summer menu. Ideally on a sunny day you are…

Bretagne/Normandie Menu at Bistro Pastis

The other night, I dined with friends at Bistro Pastis, Vancouver’s own authentic French bistro where you can enjoy French regional summer dinners – a traditional three-course table d’hôte for only $35. Located on France’s northwest coast, this areas specialties…

Yaletown Best Burger Competition on Canada Day

Head on down to the 1200 block of Hamilton on July 1st and celebrate Canada Day Yaletown style. The highlight of the day is going to be the Yaletown Best Burger Competition being held in front of SOCIETY of which…

Summer Splash at Goldfish

On June 16th I attended one of the best parties of the season held at Goldfish Kitchen in Yaletown. This was the 2nd Annual Summer Splash an event that raised over $35,000 to support the Vancouver Native Health Society. I…

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