Category: Restaurant Promotions

News from or about the restaurants that may include new menu features, and special promotions.

The Lobster Grill at Chop Steakhouse

Each summer Chop Steakhouse features their special Lobster Grill menu at each of their restaurants across Canada. As Chop is a spot that I had been wanting to try for years, I ventured in to try some of the selections…

Ancora’s Paella and Rosé Patio Parties on June 8

I had a chance to preview the upcoming Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio celebration of National Rosé Day in fitting style, they are hosting dual Paella and Rosé Parties on the open-air patios at both its False Creek and Ambleside locations on Saturday, June 8 from…

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…

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…

Dining Out for Life on March 22

On Thursday, March 22, 2018, Dining Out For Life returns for its 24th year in support of individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS and other serious illnesses in B.C. Since 1994, hundreds of participating restaurants from Whistler to White Rock…

Cannabis-infused Dining Experience in Vancouver on April 6 & 7

Inspired by the legalization of Cannabis in Canada, the world’s foremost cannabis chef, Christopher Sayegh – known as The Herbal Chef – is set to share his adventurous, cannabis-infused dishes with Vancouver diners on April 6 and 7. Sayegh’s pop-up…

Greasy Spoon Dinner with Chef Mark Singson January 23

The Greasy Spoon Diner is truly one of a kind. It pairs the best chefs in the world with the legendary Save On Meats to create a monthly four-course dining experience. Chefs trade in their tweezers for tongs, creating four…

Dine Out Vancouver 2017 Restaurants and Events

This 2017 Dine Out Vancouver Festival showcases over 284 participating restaurants , there is a challenge to find the best and most creative menu, unique flavours, value and most of all experience. To me Dine Out Vancouver is an experience, it…

Hummus Express Brunch Pop Up January 15

On Sunday, January 15, 2017, Hummus Express is bringing an authentic Jaffa-style brunch pop-up to Gastown! They will be guests of Gastown’s signature Italian deli, Brioche. Enjoy our delicious hummus served with warm chickpeas, masabacha, eggs and more. Brioche will…

Taste of Yaletown at House Special

The Taste of Yaletown provides the diner a great way to taste and experience a restaurant they may not otherwise have done previously. Although this is a restaurant that I have been to on several occasions, their Taste of Yaletown…

Vancouver Fish Co Fete’s an Oceanwise Menu

I had a chance to taste the new Oceanwise menu that was created to launch Vancouver Fish Co partnership with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program. As their restaurant’s mission is to serve only the freshest and sustainably sourced seafood,…

Dining Out for Life on March 10

On Thursday, March 10, 2016, Dining Out For Life returns for its 22nd year in support of individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS and other serious illnesses in B.C. Since 1994, hundreds of participating restaurants from Whistler to White Rock…

Italian Gas Station Experiment at Salt Tasting Room

Just as you would stop at a gas station for some delicious delicacies driving in Italy, Salt Tasting Room is featuring what they call the Italian Gas Station experiment during February. My friend Ajay joined me for a tasting flight…

A Taste of Dine Out Vancouver 2016

Last week I previewed 3 very different restaurants downtown Vancouver that all featured some Eye Candy: Design & View as I travelled by trolley with some media friends. The ride on the trolley was fun and  a true way of…

The Dallah Menu Presents Cantina Beirut on January 30

A while ago I had indulged in the Dallah Menu offering one night at 33 Acres, I’m excited that Chef Abdallah El Chami took my nod and suggestion to put on another pop-up dinner of sorts. On January 30th, 2016…

My Dine Out Vancouver 2016 Eats Picks

This 2016 Dine Out Vancouver Festival showcases 289 participating restaurants and it is the largest in its history, there is a challenge to find the best and most creative menu, unique flavours, value and most of all experience. To me…

Globe YVR Tiffin Lunch

Executive Chef Karan Suri hails from India, and couldn’t find a Tiffin type of lunch around Vancouver that replicated what he grew up eating. Months ago he added a Tiffin lunch offering in the restaurant and I finally had a…

The Boathouse LobsterFest Menu for Fall

I recently tasted my way through a multitude of dishes of the annual lobster-inspired fall menu.  These new dishes were created by Corporate Chef Brent Fisher and are available in all of The Boathouse locations through to the end of…

Taste of Yaletown October 15-29

The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is excited to announce the 11th annual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a two week dining event showcasing unique dishes from 26 restaurants in the neighbourhood. This year’s popular dining event will showcase creativity and diversity…

Foxtrot Winemaker’s Dinner at Bauhaus August 20

On Thursday, August 20th 2015 Bauhaus Restaurant will partner up with Naramata’s cult favourite Foxtrot Vineyards for a very special 7-course Foxtrot dinner showcasing wines from Foxtrot and its offshoot, Wapiti Cellars. Winemaker Gustav Allander will be in attendance to speak about…

The Keg’s Lobster Menu for Summer 2015

I recently enjoyed a tasting of the annual lobster-inspired summer menu from The Keg Steakhouse + Bar.  Available in all The Keg’s throughout Vancouver as well as their restaurants across North America, they are featuring fresh hard-shell, full-meat North Atlantic…

Dining Out for Life on March 26

Restaurants from White Rock to Whistler will come together once again for Dining Out For Life and donate 25% of their food sales to support local men, women and children affected by HIV/AIDS. Every year, BC’s largest restaurant fundraiser welcomes back dozens of longtime…

Tea Gastronomy Experience during Dine Out 2015

I had an opportunity to preview the 8-Course Tasting & Pairing Menu at The Urban Tea Merchant a few days ago. Known for their vast collection of TWG Tea along with their food pairings, this event mixes both into an…

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