Category: Festivals

Food, drinks and neighborhood festivals from around the city.

Chocolate Desserts Tasting at the Bearfoot Bistro

One of the highlights of my Cornucopia Festival experience last month was this intimate chocolate dessert tasting at the Bearfoot Bistro, held in their stunning wine cellar. Executive Pastry Chef Dominic Fortin presented four of his newest desserts made of…

House Party at Whistler Cornucopia 2017 Recap

It’s been years since my last visit to Cornucopia, back then it was a 4 day event, in recent years it became an 11 day event. This year I attended Cornucopia on the latter part of the festival and had…

Feast Portland 2017: Best Food and Drink

The festival is made up of several signature events that run through this 4 day festival which I attended September 14-17, as I mentioned in my Experience post. Out of all the tasty events that I had attended, these are…

Feast Portland 2017: The Experience

One food festival that I had been yearning to visit over the years is Feast Portland, an annual food and drink festival held each September in Portland, Or. This was the 6th year since it’s inception which I attended September…

Feast of Fields at Krause

This year’s 23rd annual extraordinary feast was held on September 10 at Krause Berry Farm in Langley. It’s one of my favourite events of the year, this annual FarmFolk CityFolk’s, Metro Vancouver Feast of Fields was my 8th Feast of Fields….

7th Annual Best of the West

On August 9, I attended this wonderful event hosted by the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver.  It was another beautiful night on the pier despite the smoky air that blanketed the city from the forest fires many miles outside…

Food and Music at the 40th Annual Folk Music Festival

During the weekend of July 13-16, 2017 I enjoyed countless hours listening to music from musicians who performed at the 40th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival that was held at Jericho Beach Park. In addition to the music, I enjoyed…

Indian Summer Festival Gala 2017

On July 6th, I attended the annual energetic spicy gala, this year’s culinary tour of South Asian cuisine curated by Chef Vikram Vij featured his friends mostly non-Indian restaurants cooked up their version of the Indian dishes focussing on this…

Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown 2016

The 9th Annual Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown was a huge success at a great event hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium on November 16th. This event saw a packed house of 700 people sampling many or all of the fourteen…

Taste of Yaletown thru October 27

The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is excited to announce the 12thannual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a two week dining event showcasing unique dishes from 31 restaurants in the neighbourhood. This year’s popular dining event will showcase sharing and pairing from…

Feast of Fields in Aldergrove

This year’s 22nd annual extraordinary feast was held on two adjacent farms on September 11, Laurica Farm and Fraser Common Farm was the setting for this feast. It’s one of my favourite events of the year, this annual FarmFolk CityFolk’s,…

Mixology Night on the Pier

Celebrating the rebirth of cocktail culture, The Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver added a spectacular new event into the mix, a Mixology Night on the Pier. This exciting new culinary event featured 8 of the city’s top bartenders, along…

6th Annual Best of the West

Last night I attended this wonderful event hosted by the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver.  The clouds cleared and it was a beautiful night on the pier, guests mingled eating delicious bites from North Shore restaurants and sipped on…

Food and Music at the 39th Annual Folk Music Festival

During the weekend of July 15-17, 2016 I enjoyed countless hours listening to music from musicians who performed at the 39th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival that was held at Jericho Beach Park. In addition to the music, I enjoyed…

Indian Summer Festival Gala 2016

On July 7th, I attended the energetic spicy gala, this year’s culinary tour of South Asian cuisine curated by Chef Vikram Vij featured his friends mostly non-Indian restaurants cooking up their version of the Indian dishes, held at the Roundhouse…

Joy of Feeding 2016

It was a glorious day at the 5th annual Joy of Feeding event that I attended on Saturday June 25 at UBC Farm. Enjoyed the extravaganza that featured 15 multi-cultural home cooks serving up their recipe of choice to the…

Vancouver Craft Beer Festival

It was an afternoon of beer, music and beautiful weather for the 7th Annual Vancouver Craft Beer Week’s festival on the grounds of the PNE. With over 100 breweries pouring close to 400 mostly beers, the crowd was enjoying their…

Celebrating the Spirits at BC Distilled

On March 26th I attended BC Distilled that featured over 23 distilleries from across British Columbia, it was mostly small-batch distilleries and many of them were new. I was looking forward to another round so to speak, after last years…

The Curry Cup

On March 7, I attended this 3rd annual fundraiser event presented by The Chefs’ Table Society of BC. Foodies tasted unique and different curries from 8 participating restaurants as they competed for top judging prize as well as the people’s…

Joy of Feeding 2015

On Saturday September 19, I spent the evening at UBC Farm enjoying the extravaganza that featured 16 multi-cultural home cooks serving up their recipe of choice to the hundreds of people in attendance. I loved the Beer and Cheddar Fondue…

Feast of Fields at UBC Farm

I attended another joyous festival of food and drink this past Sunday for the 21st annual FarmFolk CityFolk’s, Metro Vancouver Feast of Fields, this was my 6th Feast of Fields. It was a cloudy cool day with a great crowd…

Vintners Brunch Highlights the Vancouver Wine Fest

This years Vintners Brunch that I attended as part of the Vancouver International Wine Festival was the best one that I had ever attended in the Vancouver International Wine Festival. It was so well organized, with delicious food from the…

Feast of Fields at Wellbrook Winery

It was my first time to Wellbrook Winery this past Sunday for the 20th annual FarmFolk CityFolk’s, Metro Vancouver Feast of Fields, this was my 5th Feast of Fields It was a beautiful day with a great crowd of passionate…

Gastown BBQ & Chili Fest Winners

This past weekend I participated in the 3rd Annual Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival as one of the celebrity judges, I also had an opportunity to sample much of the fare during the weekend. It was Barbq madness creating a…

4th Annual Best of the West

Last night I attended this wonderful event hosted by the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver along with House Wine.  The weather was beautiful, the backdrop of the local mountains and Burrard Inlet were magnificent, guests mingled eating delicious bites…

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