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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…

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…

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