Westin Grand Celebrates 20 Years

Last week I attended a wonderful party to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of this downtown Vancouver hotel. The party started off in the lobby with various food stations and spread out through the restaurant and ballroom featuring delicious food from…

Vancouver Airport Marriott Reimagined Launch Party

Earlier this month the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel through a splash of a party to show-off their $14 Million dollar renovation which was recently completed. The hotel has been reimagined throughout from the rooms to the club room and restaurants….

Tasting Plates Fraser on May 1

Join us and explore the Fraser to Main Street area (centered between 24th – 26th) and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday May 1 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented…

First Taste of 75 West Coast Grill

Located inside the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel the hotel recently renovated the property along with their restaurant launching the 75 West Coast Grill. The same award winning chefs team runs the restaurant with it’s Westcoast focus. I had a chance…

Around the City in the Honda Insight 2019

I recently spent a week test driving the Honda Insight 2019 car around the city while I was out and about trying some new dishes and such at restaurants and cafes inside Vancouver. That evening I headed over to Gastown…

Brunch with Otto Tausk at Glowbal Restaurant

Brunch is a favourite past time shared by many and should be an extraordinary experience, one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for brunch. Each of the places I visit is unique for what is offered along…

Cookie Challenge 2019 Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Cookie Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at bakeries and cafes around Vancouver.  Each establishment featured their creation on their menu from March 14 – April 7, 2019. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout…

Interview with Tushar Tondvalkar

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…

Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge

Welcome to the 5th Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their pizza into this challenge, some of the restaurants have created a special pizza just for this challenge and others have entered their…

Afternoon Tea at Pendray Tea House

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Victoria has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

Pizza Making Parties at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

I was part of a media group that made our own pizzas in a pizza making party at Rocky Mountain Flatbread recently. Always a fun time when you can dream up your own pizza and then make it with all…

Curry Challenge 2019 Winners

The 4th Vancouver Foodster Curry Challenge was a great success featuring unique curry creations at restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from March 7 – March 31, 2019. and their customers voted for their favourites daily…

Interview with Marco Cornale

I had a chat with Marco Cornale who owns the Fratelli Bakery on Commercial Drive in Vancouver as well as in New Westminster. Tell me how long you have been in the bakery business on the drive 22 years Any…

COM VIETNAMESE

7688 Alderbridge Way, Richmond Tel: (604) 285-2654 Web: https://www.comvietnamese.com/ Instagram @comvietnamese Advice: Reservations suggested. With it’s focus on Traditional Vietnamese fare using local ingredients and dishes designed for sharing. You will find a beautifully designed room that is bright, high…

TONTON SUSHI

4018 Cambie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604 428 2742 Web: http://sushitonton.com/ Instagram @tonton_sushi Advice: Reservations suggested. With it’s focus on Japanese cuisine, owner/chef Jin offers a large selection of Japanese specialties, from sushi to hot pot to oshi sushi to udon…

Late Winter Tasting Menu at Bauhaus Restaurant

It has been awhile since I had the Tasting Menu at Bauhaus, Executive Chef David Mueller launched their late winter tasting menu which I had a chance to try. I enjoyed their 6 course menu ($99) with wine pairings (extra…

Around the City in the Honda Accord Hybrid 2019

I recently spent a week test driving the Honda Accord Hybrid 2019 car around the city while I was out and about trying some new dishes and such at restaurants and cafes inside and outside of Vancouver. After picking up…

Vancouver Foodster Cookie Challenge

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Vancouver Foodster Cookie Challenge.  Bakeries and cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Cookie creations into this challenge. Each cafe and bakery will be featuring their cookie creations on their menu from…

Interview with Peter Fong

I had a chat with Peter Fong who owns the Ganache Patisserie located in Yaletown. You have been around for 15 years, from when you started in the beginning to what you are offering to customers now, tell me about…

SCRATCH KITCHEN

437 North Dollarton Hwy, Vancouver Tel: (604) 770-1237 Web: https://www.eatscratchkitchen.com/ Instagram @eatscratchkitchen Advice: reservations suggested As the name suggests, passionate owner Chefs Clay and Phil are making almost everything from scratch in their Deep Cove eatery. Here it is about…

Good France Celebrated around the city on March 21

The 5th annual French gastronomy festival called Good France returns to Vancouver on March 21, this year there are 7 restaurants participating locally along with one in Kelowna, and each one is offering up a special menu for the night….

Where to get Challah in Metro Vancouver

The best places to find freshly baked challah in Metro Vancouver is in Vancouver and Richmond and here is one place in New Westminster. Whether setting the table for Shabbat dinner or just looking for the best bread for brunch-time…

Vancouver Foodster Curry Challenge

Welcome to the 4th Annual Vancouver Foodster Curry Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their curry creations into this challenge, most have created a special curry creation just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring…

Le Creuset Spring Colour Launch

I recently attended the spring colour launch at Le Creuset’s Vancouver store and cafe in South Granville where they launched their newest colours for 2019. This spring they have launched two new colours into their collection line-up, Sage and Meringue….

AJS BROOKLYN PIZZA JOINT

325 E Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 428-5805 Web: http://ajsbrooklynpizzajoint.com/ Twitter @Ajsbklynpizza Instagram @ajsbklynpizzajoint Advice: No reservations. Specializing in Brooklyn style pizza, Aj’s is a popular Mount Pleasant neighborhood hangout for those that love pizza and beer. Here you have New…

Crazy Fries Challenge Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Crazy Fries Challenge was a success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from February 7 – March 3, 2019. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge….

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