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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…

Favourite Desserts of 2010

I have always loved desserts and not just any dessert, usually chocolate is part of the dessert but not always. This list is devoted to the most memorable desserts that I have eaten in 2010. I have listed each dessert,…

Favourite Dishes of 2010

There are dishes that you eat when dining out in a restaurant and then there are dishes that are standouts, ones that you remember for a long time to come. This list is devoted to my favourite dishes that I…

Best Foodie Events of 2010

I went to a lot of different food and wine events during 2010 and these are the standouts of the year. 1)Q4 al Centro Opening was the best restaurant opening of the year. http://vancouverfoodster.com/2010/12/10/q4-al-centro-opening/ 2)Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown was…

Interview with Chef Marta Pan

Chef |Pan-o-Pan Fine Foods & Catering | Vancouver I interviewed Marta on site at one of her recent events that she was catering, the dessert photos shown in this interview were the tasty treats that I had the pleasure of…

Holiday Scavenger Hunt at Whole Foods

Whole Foods Market serves up great tastes for the holidays! I participated in a Media Holiday Scavenger Hunt last week that saw all of us, me included running all over the Whole Foods Cambie store with our green basket to…

Dine Out Vancouver 2011

Tourism Vancouver’s annual culinary promotion runs from January 24 to February 6 Dine Out Vancouver – the largest dining event of its kind in Canada – is back for a ninth year with more restaurants and more food events than…

Chocolate Truffles & Cookies Class at EBO

With many cooking classes taking place around the city, I wondered what the differences were between each of them, and what made each standout. Some classes include copies of the chefs cookbooks, author signings, have celebrity chefs, or are fundraisers…

2010 Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown

The 3rd Annual Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown was a huge success at a great event hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium on November 24th. This event saw hundreds of people sampling many or all of the twelve chowders from BC’s…

Flavours of Italy Gala

On November 18th I attended the Flavours of Italy Gala tasting & dinner held at the Marriott Pinnacle Hotel. This 8th annual dinner event was hosted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce Western Canada and featured over 100 Italian wines…

Breakfast at Rocky Mtn Flatbread

Do you love eating pizza for breakfast ? Now you don`t have to feel guilty, you can start your day right with a selection of breakfast pizzas topped with scrambled eggs, steak, wild boar bacon, chocolate and bananas. Rocky Mountain…

Scallops & Citrus at YEW Restaurant

I was in for dinner recently to taste thru their Scallops & Citrus menu that is being presented throughout November at YEW Restaurant in the Four Seasons downtown Vancouver. This $35, three-course, prix-fixe menu focuses on in-season ingredients sourced close…

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