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Township 7 Perfect Pairings July 21

Bradley Cooper, Township 7’s award winning winemaker and educator & Angie Quaale of the Well Seasoned Gourmet, pair up to introduce you to the subtleties of perfect pairing. In the intimate setting of the Township 7’s Langley vineyard, ardent wine enthusiasts…

Project Empty Bowl June 10

When people first come in they register and then select a wrapped bowl that has been generously donated by potters from all over BC. This special one of a kind bowl (theirs to keep) will be used as their eating…

Interview with Sean Heather

Restaurateur | Vancouver What are the most challenging elements of running restaurants? Liquor Laws, staffing, getting a head start on trends before they hit (assuming that they fit your business) food critics (everybody is one these days)…I could go on…

Imagine1day One Sip at a Time

This morning I had the pleasure of enjoying a cup of this delicious Ethiopia Sidamo Nekisse Micro Selection coffee at 49th Parallel Coffee. Vince Piccolo, coffee guru behind 49th Parallel Coffee Roasting Company in partnership with Shannon and Chip Wilson,…

Yacht Club Boat Cruise August 22

Presented by The Gatsby Social Club & Supported by Media Sponsor Vancouver Foodster. This is a one of a kind of event, Elegance at Sea, boarding at 2pm, sailing at 3pm. Music by SKLA & Special Guest. Gourmet Seafood BBQ….

Mele Khai Ho July 30

Presented by The Gatsby Social Club & Supported by Media Sponsor Vancouver Foodster. This is a one of a kind of event, Live Polynesian Entertainment, Pig Roast and traditional Luau Side Dishes. Become a member (no charge to become a…

Lower Mainland Feast of Fields August 29

Our 2010 Host Farm is Wellbrook Winery (4626 88th Street, Delta, BC.) For 15 years, our Lower Mainland Feast of Fields has always been the 1st Sunday after Labour Day…but this year, we are temporarily changing the date to Sunday,…

Interview with Lin Zhang

Executive Chef | Lin Chinese Cuisine I talked with Lin Zhang in his kitchen while he was cooking with the help of Stephanie Yuen who assisted with the translations. Where do you look for Inspiration to Create New Dishes? A…

Thoroughbred: A Day at the Races June 27

Presented by The Gatsby Social Club & Supported by Media Sponsor Vancouver Foodster. This is a one of a kind of event to kick-off the summer, a day at the races with a Gourmet Southern BBQ. Become a member (no…

Interview with Harry Kambolis

Restaurateur | Vancouver I sat down with Harry recently for a chat. Harry opened his first restaurant in 1992 and has been a leader on the local restaurant scene ever since. First it was the Raincity Grill in 1992, then…

What is your favourite thirst quencher drink on a hot day?

I posted this question on Twitter and here are the answers by our Twitter friends and followers: i_on_food_drink Pimm’s & sparkling lemonade herrohachi a fruity slush like strw/mango bubbletea! chengsophia Watermelon slush, lemonade and water! cbjerrisgaard Soda and bitters or…

Arts Club Theatre Celebrity Chef Cooking Class

With many cooking classes taking place around the city, I wondered what the differences were between each of them, and what made each standout. Some classes include copies of the chefs cookbooks, author signings, have celebrity chefs, or are fundraisers…

Summer Splash at Goldfish June 16

Get ready for the 2nd annual swimwear and summer event at Goldfish, with tasty bites from Chef William Tse, live dj, dance performances, fashion show and drinks. Buy your tickets early this event will surely sell out in advance. Check…

Chat with the Founders of Legendary Noodle

I recently sat down with Papa Li and Mama Li, the owners of Legendary Noodle at 4191 Main Street to talk about their noodles as this is what they are known for in Vancouver. Tell me about your dough The…

Interview with Ken Liang

Executive Chef | Ken’s Chinese Cuisine How long has Ken’s been in business? 10 years How would you describe your style of Chinese food? I am trained as a traditional Chinese chef with Malaysian and Thai influence and Hong Kong…

Wine Tasting with a Social Twist at CBC May 26

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards has always been a leader in the BC Wine industry and embracing the age of social media has proven no different. The Tinhorn Creek team are avid tweeters, Facebook followers and are very LinkedIn. So, to meet…

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month at Wild Rice

Last night, I tasted some of the Asian Heritage dishes that Wild Rice will be featuring during Asian Heritage Month at the restaurant from May 7-31. My favourite from the selections were the Curry Vegetable Bao, I could have eaten…

Behind the Scenes with Chris Janik

In Part Two of my interview with Chris Janik we go Behind the Scenes with him into his open kitchen where he creates all the desserts for Miku Restaurant. Follow the photo stream below along with the recipe and story…

Salud Chile at the Vancouver Winefest

On April 24th I attended this wine and grazing lunch held at the magnificent Teahouse in Stanley Park. This sold out event featured wine producers from all over Chile showing off their wines for people to taste. The crowd ate…

Vancouver Winefest 7th Annual Awards Lunch

As a part of the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival, on April 23rd I attended this 7th annual awards lunch that was full of restauranteurs, sommeliers, wine makers, and other interested folk. Since New Zealand and Argentina were both the…

Mothers Day Dining on May 9

Celebrate and treat your mom, your friends mom, your mom’s mom or any other mom to Brunch or Dinner on Sunday May 9th. Here are some of the dining options of places that have sent in their details. Bacchus at…

Cellaring on a Budget June 9

Collecting wine is not just for the most prosperous among us. Many well-priced gems can stand the test of time. We will reveal what it takes for a wine to age and what happens to it over time. Try some…

Interview with Chris Janik

Chris Janik | Vancouver Vancouver is home to some of the best pastry chefs in the world, many have worked for the top chefs and restaurants around the world as well as around the city. Star Pastry Chefs is a…

Fourth Annual Spot Prawn Festival May 8

The annual Spot Prawn Festival will provide another local, fresh, and sustainable ingredient for our restaurant chefs and home cooks to enjoy. Those who take pride in serving the bounty of British Columbia can use this annual six-to-eight week window…

Mendoza Medley Winemakers Dinner

I attended this wonderful dinner at Brix Restaurant on Tuesday April 20th as part of the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival.  Since Argentina was one of two theme regions this year, I chose to attend this dinner that featured wines…

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