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Noodle Mania on January 15

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in downtown Vancouver and beyond! This 7th annual noodle tasting extravaganza is presented by Vancouver Foodster and Tasting Plates. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Bowls or Plates for guests to enjoy and…

Cake Challenge Winners 2019

The Vancouver Foodster Cake Challenge was a huge success featuring creations from bakeries and restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each place featured their cake creation from November 8-30, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the…

Burger Challenge Winners 2019

The Vancouver Foodster 6th Annual Best Burger Challenge was a success featuring creations from restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their burger creation from November 7-30, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the…

Fried Chicken Challenge Winners 2019

The Vancouver Foodster Fried Chicken Challenge was a success featuring creations from restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each place featured their cake creation from November 6 –30, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the…

Field Trip to Portland in a Honda HR-V

“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…

Winter Tasting Menu at Bauhaus Restaurant

At one of my favourite restaurants in the city that offers tasting menus, Bauhaus recently changed their direction and offerings lead by new Executive Chef Christian Kuehnel. His winter tasting menu offers diners a choice of 3, 4, 5 or…

Curry Fest Vancouver

We held our first Curry Fest around downtown Vancouver on November 13th, the evening tasting tour provided guests a chance to try many different types of curries from a select number of different cultures including Indian, Thai, Vietnamese and South…

2nd Annual Dumpling Fest Vancouver

We held our second Dumpling Fest around Vancouver on November 6th, the evening tasting tour provided guests a chance to try many different types of dumplings from a select number of different cultures including Mexican, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Russian, and Vietnamese….

Vancouver Foodster Cake Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Cake Challenge. Restaurants, bakeries and cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Cake creations into this challenge. Each restaurant, cafe and bakery will be featuring their cake creations on their menu from…

Field Trip to Portland and The Hoxton

“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 Foodster 6th Annual Burger Challenge

Welcome to the 6th Annual Vancouver Foodster Best Burger Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their burger creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Burger creations on their menu from November 7-30, 2019….

Vancouver Fried Chicken Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Fried Chicken Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their fried chicken dishes into this challenge, some of the restaurants have created a special fried chicken creation just for this challenge and…

Washington State Winemaker Lunch at Eem

While I was at Feast Portland this past September, I was invited to an industry event, celebrating three very different winemakers from Washington state paired with delicious Thai and Southern bbq. Each winery served up 3 flights of 3 different…

Field Trip to Portland and the Hi-Lo Hotel

“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…

Old Fashioned Cocktail Challenge Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Old Fashioned Cocktail Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Metro Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from October 4-27, 2019 and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge…

Pasta Challenge Winners 2019

The Vancouver Foodster Pasta Challenge  was a success featuring creations from restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their Pasta creation from October 3-27, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task…

Bowl Challenge Winners 2019

The Vancouver Foodster Bowl Challenge  was a success featuring creations from restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their rice or grain Bowl creation from October 2-27, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was…

Feast Portland Thai Chefs Collab Dinner

While I was in Portland for the Feast Portland festival recently, I had an opportunity to attend an incredible Thai dinner that featured Chef David Thompson of Thailand and Chef Andy Ricker of Portland. The outstanding dinner with these two…

Tasting Plates Gastown and Chinatown

On Wednesday October 23, we presented a fun and tasty tour around Gastown and Chinatown with a selection of eateries. Guests enjoyed delicious Thai and Moroccan cuisines along with a visit to a new patisserie, had a taste of some…

Eating in and around New York City

I recently revisited one of my favourite cities in the world where each neighborhood offers up unique dining choices and experiences. Lawrence and I had a chance to walk the city as well as take the subway visiting many neighborhoods…

Taste of Yaletown October 17-27

The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is excited to announce the 15th annual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a two week dining event showcasing unique dishes from 17 restaurants in the neighbourhood. This year’s popular dining event will showcase creativity and diversity from…

Around the City in the Honda Civic

It’s been years since I had driven a Honda Civic, this year Honda is celebrating 50 years in Canada, and their most popular model in their fleet for the past 21 years has been the Civic. I recently spent a…

Afternoon Tea at Le Doux Ciel

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…

Feast Portland 2019: Best Food and Drink

The festival is made up of several signature events that run through this 4 day festival which I attended September 12-15, as I mentioned in my Experience post. Out of all the tasty events that I had attended, these are…

Curry Fest Vancouver on November 13

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in downtown Vancouver serving up different kinds of Curry dishes from South Indian to Vietnamese to Thai and more. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday November 13 from 6pm…

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