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Interview with Cheryl Low

I had a chat with Cheryl Low who owns the Half Baked Cookie Co., located in East Vancouver. How did you start in the bakery industry? I actually had a passion for baking ever since I was in elementary school,…

Brunch with Zach Kleisinger at Dockside Restaurant

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 brunch. Each of the places I visit is unique for what is offered along…

Around the City in the Acura RDX 2019

I recently spent a week test driving the Acura RDX 2019 car around the city while I was out and about trying some new dishes and such at restaurants inside and outside of Vancouver. The Acura RDX has been totatlly…

Celebrating 5 Years on CKNW Radio

I celebrated 5 years as host of the Best and the Foodiest yesterday on CKNW 980 am radio with a special show where we talked about the food trends around the city over the past 5 years as well as…

Valentines Tea Set Menu at TWG Tea

We indulged in their Valentines Tea last week with a little pre-Valentine’s day tasting pleasure. Their French chef has designed a wonderful menu to pair with the TWG teas to celebrate this special day. Cocktail – sparkling white wine cocktail…

Field Trip to Tulalip

“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…

Vancouver Crazy Fries Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Fries Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Fries creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Crazy Fries creations on their menu from February 7 – March 3,…

More Dumplings on the Dumpling Trail in Richmond

I recently embarked on another tour around to a few restaurants in Richmond that specialize in a variety of house-made dumplings. If you didn’t already know, there are over 20 different types of Asian dumplings that come in all shapes…

Lunar New Year Tea Service at TWG Tea

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

Signature Coffee Drink Challenge 2019 Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Signature Coffee Drink Challenge was a great success featuring unique coffee creations at cafes around Vancouver. Each cafe featured their creation on their menu from January 10 – February 3, 2019 and their customers voted for their favourites throughout…

Vancouver Soup Festival Winners 2019

The 1st Vancouver Soup Festival presented by Vancouver Foodster was a success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured each soup creation on their menu for a week period, featuring 3 different soups in the 3 week…

Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant on February 27

Join us and explore the Mount Pleasant neighourhood which includes the Olympic Village area and tantalize your taste buds at a selection of restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday February 27 from 6pm until 10pm and…

Swaad /Heimat Chefs Dinner

Mixing up the cultures of Indian and German, I recently attended this collaboration dinner by Chefs Tim Schulte of Bauhaus Restaurant and Tushar Tondvalkar of Mumbai Local Restaurant. These two chefs collaborated on a German and Indian style pop-up dining…

Greasy Spoon Dinner with a Collaboration of Chefs

I recently attended an incredible dinner on January 14th at Save On Meats, featured Chefs Mark Brand (Save on Meats and Better Life Foundation), Mark Singson (Top Chef Canada), Letitia Wan (Di Beppe) and Sean Murray (Pan Pacific Hotel) together,…

Interview with Sam Pero

I had a chat with Sam Pero who owns the Italia Bakery and the Cannoli King, located in the East Village neighborhood in Vancouver. Tell me how you got involved with your bakery I got involved in the bakery business…

The New Oxford Dine Out 2019

I was invited in to try the Dine Out Vancouver dinner menu of their 3 course $25 prix fixe which I did last night. The dishes shown below were my favourites from the 3 course menu that I tried. I…

Noodle Mania Vancouver 2019

On Wednesday January 16, 2019 we presented our 6th tasting tour of noodles held between Kitsilano and Chinatown in Vancouver. The evening event started off at Silk Road Tea in Kitsilano where guests had a chance to enjoy some different…

Vancouver Soup Festival January 10-31

Welcome to the inaugral Vancouver Soup Festival that features a selection of restaurants from around Metro Vancouver and their soup creations! How does this work? The restaurants will be featuring different soups in each of the 3 weeks in the festival, you…

Vancouver Signature Coffee Drink Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Signature Coffee Drink Challenge. I have invited cafes from around the city to enter their respective signature coffee drink creation into this challenge. Each café will be featuring their Signature Coffee creation on their menu from…

A Taste of Dine Out Vancouver on Granville Island

I previewed a few restaurants on Granville Island that are participating in this year’s Dine Out Festival which runs January 18 – February 3rd. I had a chance to see and taste the different dishes on the special menus and…

Nespresso Professional for the Restaurant Industry

As a coffee lover for many years, I am always looking to try new coffees, seek out the new roaster, and learn about the latest coffee trends, and see the newest machines. Recently had a chance to learn about the…

Tasting Plates Vancouver 7th Anniversary on February 6

Join us and celebrate our 7th Anniversary of Tasting Plates and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in downtown Vancouver. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday February 6 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each…

Greasy Spoon Dinner Vol47 on January 14

A collaboration of Greasy Spoon legends, for Volume 47 they are featuring Chefs Mark Brand (Save on Meats and Better Life Foundation), Mark Singson (Top Chef Canada), Letitia Wan (Di Beppe) and Sean Murray (Pan Pacific Hotel) together, cooking dishes…

Swaad / Heimat Chefs Dinner on January 20

Chefs Tim Schulte of Bauhaus Restaurant and Tushar Tondvalkar of Mumbai Local Restaurant are collaborating on a German and Indian style pop-up dining experience for one night only on Sunday January 20 at Mumbai Local on Davie Street where they…

Best New Vancouver Restaurants in 2018

I have dined at a lot of new restaurants that have opened in 2018. These are the Best NEW Restaurants in greater Vancouver that newly define how we eat, drink and play. There are many elements to a restaurant being…

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