Tasting Plates Richmond

On Wednesday June 19, we presented our Richmond dining tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored central Richmond. Harold’s Bistro Harold’s Bistro Laksa Southwest Salad 75 West Coast Grill: •        Lamb chop with dukkah and chimichurri •        Manchego…

Tasting Plates East Van Vegetarian on June 26

Join us for our next all Vegetarian edition of our Tasting Plates series as you visit some of our favourite restaurants in East Vancouver between Commercial Drive and Main Street. This evening vegetarian tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday June 26…

Project Empty Bowl on June 20

Project Empty Bowl is an annual fundraising gala that raises money for A Loving Spoonful. The sole purpose of Project Empty Bowl is to raise funds so that A Loving Spoonful can continue delivering free meals and nutritional counselling &…

Tasting Plates North Vancouver

On Wednesday June 12, we presented our North Vancouver dining tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the area of Lower Lonsdale.  Started off the evening with a beverage tasting at Shipyards Coffee after everyone registered. Shipyards Coffee…

Tasting Plates Richmond on June 19

Join us and explore the central Richmond area (centered around Westminster Hwy and No. 3 Road) and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday June 19 from 6pm until 10pm and…

Taco Challenge 2019 Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster 6th Annual Taco Challenge was a huge success featuring taco creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their taco creation from May 16 – June 9, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and…

Terrace Launch Party at Chambar Restaurant

Last night I attended the season launch of the Terrace at Chambar Restaurant in downtown Vancouver, it was a fun party featuring Sam Zipersky and his group playing jazz music. Lawrence and I tasted some of these star cocktails which…

Afternoon Tea at Le Cassis

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…

Vancouver Chicken Wings Challenge

Welcome to the 5th 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…

The Bench Bakehouse

1641 Commercial Drive – unit #100 Tel: (604) 251-0677 Web: https://www.thebenchbakehouse.com/ Instagram @thebenchbakehouse Advice: Closed Monday. Located in the Commercial Drive neighbourhood, this beautiful bakery café has an open kitchen for watching the bakers bake their delectable treats. From breads…

Black and Blue Tasting

Chef William Lew recently joined Black and Blue as their new Chef de Cuisine, I was excited to visit and try some of his dishes. He is a talented, creative chef who has an esteemed pedigree. You can follow him…

MOTT 32

1161 W Georgia Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 979-8886 Web: https://www.mott32.com/vancouver/ Instagram @mott32van Advice: Advance reservations suggested. With it’s focus on Fine Dining Chinese cuisine, the dining room is stunning, with elegant booths, table seating and a couple private dining rooms….

Mojito Challenge Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Mojito Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Metro Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from May 9 – June 2, 2019 and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the…

Pastries by Remi Ho of Remi Patisserie

Remi Ho is the talented and handsome pastry chef behind his own Remi Patisserie baking company. These days you have to be creative in how you run a pastry company in Vancouver, and he is on a roll doing what…

Field Trip to Salt Spring Island with the Honda Clarity

“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 North Van Lonsdale on June 12

Join us and explore the new Shipyards District and area in Lower Lonsdale in North Vancouver and tantalize your taste buds at selection of restaurants, cafes and markets. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday June 12 from 6pm until…

Our 100th Episode of Food Glorious Food on CKNW

My Co-host Zahra Alani and I recently took a road trip to Tofino on Vancouver Island to feature this culinary destination on our milestone 100th episode of Food Glorious Food. On this trip we had a chance to learn and…

Vancouver Foodster 6th 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…

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…

Woodford Reserve Whiskey Pairing Dinner

I enjoyed learning about Woodford Reserve Whiskey while enjoying a delicious dinner featuring a selection of flavourful dishes from Chef Kiran Kolathodan and his team at Prohibition in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia. Each dish was paired to each of the…

Vancouver Mojito Challenge

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

Interview with Suraj Karmakar

Suraj Karmakar | 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…

Chocolate Challenge 2019

On May 2, I attended the 7th Annual Chocolate Challenge fundraiser at Gourmet Warehouse; where many of top chocolatiers in the city were showcasing their chocolate creations for all to try. First place winner was Jalayne Jones and Okanagan College…

Spring Menu Tasting at Yew Restaurant

Chef Evan Morgan, Chef Edgar Kano and Executive Pastry Chef Suraj Karmakar had recently launched their menu for this spring season which I had the pleasure to try. 1st dish: Burrata salad with beets, greens, black pepper shortbread, a beautiful…

Pizza Challenge 2019 Winners

The Vancouver Foodster 5th Pizza Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Metro Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from April 4-28, 2019. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge for…

Field Trip to Victoria

“Field Trips” 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…

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