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Vancouver Chicken Wings Challenge

Welcome to the 6th annual Vancouver Foodster Chicken Wings Challenge. I have invited restaurants from all over the city to enter their Chicken Wings into this challenge, some entered their house recipe and others created a special Chicken Wings dish just for…

Dining Inside Moltaqa Restaurant

In this ongoing series I will be featuring restaurants and cafés that do not have the ability to provide outside patio space due to their locations. Some of these restaurants had temporarily closed during the covid19 pandemic and others had…

Dining Inside Mi Casa Mexicana

In this ongoing series I will be featuring restaurants and cafés that do not have the ability to provide outside patio space due to their locations. Some of these restaurants had temporarily closed during the covid19 pandemic and others had…

Patio Dining at Nuba

In this ongoing series I will be featuring all sorts of patio dining experiences from small restaurants with one table on their patio, to large restaurants with multiple tables on the patio, to hidden patios, and ones with unique patio…

Taco Challenge 2020 Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster 7th Annual Taco Challenge was a success featuring taco creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their taco creation from June 5-28, 2020. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the…

Croissant Challenge Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Croissant Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at bakeries anc cafes around Metro Vancouver.  Each bakery featured their creation on their menu from June 4-28, 2020. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge…

Patio Dining at Doppio Zero Pizza

In this ongoing series I will be featuring all sorts of patio dining experiences from small restaurants with one table on their patio, to large restaurants with multiple tables on the patio, to hidden patios, and ones with unique patio…

Cooking with The Phamily Table Sauces

I spent the past weekend cooking some Vietnamese dishes at home and using the Phamily table sauces. I’ve used the red and gold in the past, but it’s the new Jade sauce which has impressed me the most; it’s light…

Patio Dining at The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant

In this ongoing series I will be featuring all sorts of patio dining experiences from small restaurants with one table on their patio, to large restaurants with multiple tables on the patio, to hidden patios, and ones with unique patio…

Patio Dining at Glowbal Restaurant

In this ongoing series I will be featuring all sorts of patio dining experiences from small restaurants with one table on their patio, to large restaurants with multiple tables on the patio, to hidden patios, and ones with unique patio…

Mumgry Nut Butters

What is Mumgry? Well that was the first thing that came to mind when I saw a jar of this brand on the Dank Mart’s Instagram recently. The product looked and sounded great, I love almond butter and I love…

Father’s Day Gift and Dining Ideas

This year Father’s Day takes place on Sunday June 21 and since this is one of those years where people have been couped up at home for several months, you may want to plan a day or meal outside of…

Patio Dining at Spacca Napoli Pizzeria

In this ongoing series I will be featuring all sorts of patio dining experiences from small restaurants with one table on their patio, to large restaurants with multiple tables on the patio, to hidden patios, and ones with unique patio…

Vancouver Foodster 7th Taco Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Taco Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their taco creations into this challenge, most have created a special taco creation just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their tacos…

Vancouver Croissant Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Croissant Challenge. Bakeries and cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Croissant creations into this challenge. Each bakery and cafe will be featuring their croissant creations on their menu from June 4-28,…

Patio Dining at Ofra’s Kitchen

In this ongoing series I will be featuring all sorts of patio dining experiences from small restaurants with one table on their patio, to large restaurants with multiple tables on the patio, to hidden patios, and ones with unique patio…

Laven Sourdough Bread

As a bread lover I am always looking at the outside crusting of the breads, specifically for Sourdough looking at the texture, the chewiness, the flavour, how it stands up to cutting, spreads and what it’s like for a few…

Pizza Challenge 2020 Winners

The Vancouver Foodster 6th Pizza Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Metro Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from May 7-31, 2020. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge for…

Takeout at Bánh Mì Très Bon

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Takeout at Cold Tea Restaurant

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Five Foodie Treats

A selection of my favourite foodie treats in no particular order that I have tasted recently and where to find them. Nonno’s Tiramisu delicious treat made with their Neapolitan espresso, Italian mascarpone, savoiardi biscuits and dusted with dark cocoa. Spacca…

Takeout at India Bistro & Bar

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Cooking at Home with Fresh Prep

This past week we had a chance to experience Fresh Prep at home. It had been over 2-1/2 years since I had tried their service and it was time to give it another go.  Fresh Prep is a local company that…

Cooking with Caffe La Tana Products

Known for their fresh house-made Italian pastas, sauces and more, Caffe La Tana has changed their offerings slightly by pivoting during the covid19 pandemic. Over the past weekend we cooked up some of their pasta dishes along with some snacks;…

Takeout at Trattoria Restaurant

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge

Welcome to the 6th Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their pizza into this challenge, some of the restaurants have created a special pizza just for this challenge and others have entered their…

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