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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…

Fish & Chips: Untraditional Challenge

While I was doing my Traditional Fish & Chips quest, I had a curiosity about how the ethnic eateries around the city would prepare Fish & Chips in their style of cooking. I challenged several restaurants and their chefs to…

Night of Food & Fun at Earls Hornby

On August 11th Earls Hornby hosted me and 5 lucky winners of the Vancouver Foodster 2nd Anniversary contest, along with Photographer Ian Sheh and Social Media Guru Matt Astifan. Chef Mike Hodges taught us all how to make their Prawn…

Field Trip to Langley

“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…

BBQ Jazz Series Whistler Mountain Sept 2-4

The Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain will host an incredible mountain top BBQ experience featuring jazz artists at 5:00 pm. : Ali Milner (Sept 2), Chris Smith (Sept 3), and The Night Crawlers (Sept 4). Guests will ride up the…

Summer Menu Tasting at Fleuri Restaurant

I revisited Fleuri Restaurant in the Sutton Place Hotel last week for dinner to taste some of Executive Chef Michael Deutsch‘s new dishes! Some of the dishes in the 8 course tasting menu were new additions and some were old…

Chef Wayne Sych

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 Romeo Maghirang

Romeo Maghirang | Vancouver Vancouver is home to some of the best pastry chefs in the world, many have worked for the top chefs and restaurants around the world as well as around the city. Star Pastry Chefs is a…

Refuel’s Sweet, Sweet Corn Feast Aug 31

Nothing says summer like sweet corn from the Fraser Valley. Spend the last day of August feasting on this local favorite with friends, family and fellow corn fanatics at Refuel’s corn feast, “Fresh Picked”. Enjoy a down home feast featuring…

The Best Fish & Chips in Vancouver

The restaurants for the best fish & chips in Vancouver are the ones that have been making this dish for quite some time. There are so many variables that come into play with fish & chips around the city and…

Best of the West

Last night I attended a wonderful event hosted by the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver along with House Wine that was filled with wonderful bites from many of West Vancouver and the North shore’s restaurants as well as BC…

Summer Party at Nooch

On Tuesday August 2nd I attended a Latin Barbq Summer Party on the lawn outside of Nooch Snack & Chill in Richmond. The cooks were grilling up chicken and seafood tacos and peaches! Inside Nooch, there was new art on…

Aphrodite’s loves Slow Food Sept 23 – Oct 6

Benefit for Terra Madre Fund To celebrate all that’s local, Aphrodite’s Café and Pie Shop will showcase food fresh from the farm. From September 23 to October 6, Aphrodite’s Fresh Sheet will feature a three-course menu showcasing BC-grown ingredients. Cost…

Trevor Kallies Cocktails

Trevor Kallies is the Bar & Beverage Director for the Donnelly Group in Vancouver, he has been mixing drinks at The Granville Room for the past 6 years as well as beverage training all the bartenders at the Donnelly Pubs…

Sip & Savour at the Fairmont Waterfront

Here is a new indulgence for your afternoon enjoyment, instead of Afternoon Tea, why not Sip & Savour over wines from Blasted Church Winery and Cheeses from The Farm House and others. Last week I did some sipping and savouring,…

The Fillmore Family Reunion August 13

Benefitting A Loving Spoonful. celebrate an occasion when many friends and family of the Fillmore Family get together for a day of food, frolic, fun, games, music, dancing, and much more. The Fillmore Family Reunion will be like no other….

Vancouver Foodster 2nd Anniversary Party

Thursday July 28th  All Day Long Vancouver Foodster celebrates our 2-year anniversary with a party online In celebration of our 2nd anniversary, vancouverfoodster.com is throwing a big party online and you are invited! You might be asking yourself how can…

Brunch at Market by Jean-Georges

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 you to indulge in brunch. Each of the places is unique in what they…

Harmony Arts Festival Wine Garden July 29-Aug 7

house wine is thrilled to be hosting the Wine Garden at The Harmony Arts Festival presented by Odlum Brown Limited. Located on the water’s edge at the foot of 15th Street in Millennium Park, the Wine Garden looks onto the…

Chef Cesar de la Parra

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…

Pretty in Pink at C

On July 9th I attended a taste of summer at C Restaurant. It was the launch of the new Pretty in Pink Rose List and the new Pretty in Pink Cocktails list by Sommelier Kim Cyr along with the new…

BEST of the WEST August 4th

house wine and the Harmony Arts Festival presented by Odlum Brown Limited introduce BEST of the WEST where West Vancouver will be enjoying BC’s best in celebration of BC Day. Guests will be introduced to food and wine from 10…

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