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Tasting Plates South Granville

On Wednesday September 12, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the South Granville neighbourhood for the first time. Started off the evening with a wine tasting at Jak’s after everyone registered. Attendees enjoyed…

Slow Fish Dinner on September 23

5th Annual Slow Fish Dinner at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts Join us for a unique chance to celebrate local sustainable fish and seafood. Following a reception, during which Salmon-Safe St-hubertus and Oak Bay Frizzante Rose wine will be…

Vancouver Foodster 3rd Sangria Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster 3rd Sangria Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Sangria creations into this challenge, most have created a special creation just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their sangria…

Field Trip to Pender Island

“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…

Exploring the Shipyards District in North Vancouver

There is a new district in North Vancouver, formerly known as LoLo, this growing area of primarily restaurants is now to be known as the Shipyards District as part of Lower Lonsdale. Within this district is the new Polygon Gallery,…

Tasting Plates South Granville on September 12

Join us and explore the South Granville neighborhood (between 6th – 16th Avenues on Granville street) and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday September 12 from 6pm until 10pm and…

Sundae Challenge Winners 2018

The Vancouver Foodster 4th annual  Sundae Challenge was a huge success featuring sundae creations from cafes around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their sundae creation from August 2-26, 2018. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was…

Field Trip to Kelowna

“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…

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

On Wednesday August 22, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we returned and explored the Commercial Drive neighborhood. Attendees enjoyed tasty dishes included pizza, poke tacos, bagel sandwiches, pulled pork tacos, and more after kicking…

8th Annual Best of the West

On August 8, I attended this wonderful event hosted by the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver.  It was another beautiful and warm night on the pier where guests mingled eating delicious bites from North Shore restaurants and sipped on…

Vancouver Poke Challenge Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Poke Challenge was another success featuring poke creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their poke creation from July 10-August 5, 2018. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the…

Vancouver Iced Tea Challenge Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Iced Tea Challenge was another success featuring iced tea creations from cafes around Vancouver. Each cafe featured their iced tea creation from July 12-August 5, 2018. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and…

Creative Pastry Chefs to Watch

Here are some pastry chefs making waves around the city’s cafes and restaurants, these are passionate people who are fairly new on the local scene and worth watching. Chef Daniel Munoz He works as the Head Pastry Chef at Nemesis…

Five Foodie Treats

A selection of my favourite foodie treats in no particular order that I have tasted recently and where to find them. 1)Strawberry Tart Strawberry Tart with macerated local strawberries, filled with strawberry jam, with notes of Mezcal, topped with cream…

Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge

Welcome to the 4th Annual Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge. Cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Sundae creations into this challenge. Each cafe will be featuring their sundae creations on their menu from August 2-26, 2018. How…

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive on August 22

Join us and explore the Commercial Drive neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday August 22 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be…

Vancouver Crepe Challenge Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Crepe Challenge was another success featuring crepe creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their crepe creation from June 26 – July 19, 2018. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this…

Vancouver Chicken Wings Challenge 2018 Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Chicken Wings Challenge was another success featuring chicken wings creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their chicken wings creation from June 21 – July 15, 2018. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge,…

Interview with Jesse Hochhausen

Vancouver is home to some of the best chefs in the world, many have worked for the top chefs and restaurants around the world as well as around the city. Dishing with the Chefs is a series of Interviews with some of…

Vancouver Foodster Iced Tea Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Iced Tea Challenge. I have invited cafes from all over the city to enter their Iced Tea creations into this challenge, some have entered their most popular creation from their menu and others created a special Iced…

Coffee Cupping at 1914 Coffee in Squamish

I recently took part in a Coffee cupping (coffee tasting) with Mike Chapman who owns this café in the heart of Squamish. He was a rock climber before he took an interest in coffee of which is an expert in…

Vancouver Foodster Poke Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Poke Challenge. I have invited restaurants from all over the city to enter their Poke creations into this challenge, some entered their most popular creation from their menu and others created a special Poke creation just for…

Interview with Chef Hiro Watanabe

Vancouver is home to some of the best chefs in the world, many have worked for the top chefs and restaurants around the world as well as around the city. Dishing with the Chefs is a series of Interviews with some of…

Interview with Chef Sandy Chen

Vancouver is home to some of the best chefs in the world, many have worked for the top chefs and restaurants around the world as well as around the city. Dishing with the Chefs is a series of Interviews with some of…

Chinatown Cocktail Crawl

Last week I took part in a cool tour of 3 lounges in the Chinatown area, presented by the Vancouver Gourmet Club. The evening began at the registration spot outside of the Dr Sun Yut-Sen Garden where all gathered to…

Vancouver Foodster Crepe Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Crepe Challenge. I have invited restaurants from all over the city to enter their Crepe creations into this challenge, some entered their house recipe and others created a special Crepe creation just for this challenge. Each…

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