Press

Vancouver Foodster and Richard Wolak has been featured in a variety of media outlets:

On TV:

February 24, 2017 CTV News Vancouver Sushi 2.0: Poke crazy hits tipping point with side-by-side eateries with host Shannon Paterson

July 17, 2016  Global TV Weekend News with Chef  Manos Grammatikogiannis with host Lynn Colliar

July 6, 2016 Global TV Morning News featuring Chef Vince and Wylie from Westward Ho and University Golf Club 

January 2, 2016 Global TV Weekend Morning News “Saturday Chef “– Noodle Mania 2016 with host Lynn Colliar

August 8, 2015 Global TV Morning News “Saturday Chef”  (Tasting Plates Chinatown) with host Sonia Beeksma

June 13, 2015 The Vancouver Calamari Challenge on the Global TV Saturday Morning News “Saturday Chef”  with hosts Leigh Kjekstad and Jay Janower

April 4, 2015 The Vancouver Meatball Challenge on the Global TV Saturday Morning News “Saturday Chef”  with hosts Leigh Kjekstad and Jay Janower

January 3, 2015 Global TV Saturday Morning News “Saturday Chef”  Chili Challenge with hosts Leigh Kjekstad and Jay Janower

November 9, 2014 Global TV Sunday Noon News with host Leigh Kjekstad

October 21, 2014 Novus TV City LightsTasting Plates West 4th Edition

September 27, 2014 Global TV Saturday Noon News Barista Challenge with host Leigh kjekstad

July 19, 2014  Global TV Morning News (Tasting Plates North Van) with host Samantha Falk

May 3, 2014 Global TV Saturday Morning News Taco Challenge with hosts Lynn Colliar and Jay Janower

March 23, 2014 Global TV Sunday Morning News Mac and Cheese Challenge with hosts Lynn Colliar and Jay Janower

March 19, 2014 CTV Noon News Mac and Cheese Challenge with hosts Keri Adams and Brent Shearer

January 4, 2014 Global TV Morning News – Noodle Mania 2014 with hosts Lynn Colliar and Jay Janower

December 4, 2013 Novus TV Food Finds – Tasting Plates East Village 

November 23, 2013  Global TV Morning News with host Lynn Colliar

June 19, 2013 Novus TV Food Finds – Tasting Plates Commercial Drive 

June 16, 2013  on the Global TV Morning News!   Richard Wolak 

March 22, 2013 Novus TV Food FindsRichard Wolak and the Cheesecake Challenge

March 18, 2013 CTV Morning Live – Richard Wolak guest and the Cheesecake Challenge

February 20, 2013 Novus TV City Lights – Tasting Plates Downtown Edition 

February 19, 2013 CTV BC Noon News with Poutine Challenge Cook-Off

February 19, 2013 GLOBAL BC Morning News with the Poutine Challenge 

January 17, 2013 Novus TV Food FindsTasting Plates Noodle Mania 

November 29, 2012 Novus TV City Lights – Tasting Plates Fall Edition Chinatown and Strathcona

November 6, 2012 Novus TV City Lights Richard Wolak and the Local Pancake Challenge

September 19, 2012 Novus TV City Lights – Tasting Plates Kitsilano Edition 

August 21, 2012 Novus TV City Lights Food Talks Vol 3 with VanFoodster 

July 3, 2012 Novus TV City Lights – Tasting Plates Vancouver – Summer Edition 2012

April 15, 2012 Interviewed by Bob Nixon on the CBC News about the “Poutine Challenge”

Richard Wolak interviewed on CBC News “Poutine Challenge”

Tuesday January 18, 2011 City TV Breakfast Television The BEST Cinnamon Buns

November 7, 2010 City TV Conviction Kitchen (season 2) Richard Wolak as the Food Critic Episode 3

Monday July 26th, 2010 Global TV Richard Wolak on Global TV Morning News

On The Radio:

March 29, 2017 Roundhouse Radio 98.3 FM on Sense of Place show with host Jody Vance and guest Richard Wolak

January 18, 2017 CKNW 980 AM on the Jon McComb show with host Jon McComb and guest Richard Wolak

January 13, 2017 CKNW 980 AM on the Simi Sara show with host Simi Sara and guest Richard Wolak

April 27, 2016 Vancouver Cheesecake Challenge on CKNW Drex Live with host Drex and guest Richard Wolak

April 23, 2016 Foodtopia on Just Here for the Beer Radio on TSN1410

January 25, 2016 Roundhouse Radio 98.3 FM on the Afternoon Show with host Emilia Symington Fedy and guest Richard Wolak

January 15, 2016 96.9 Jack FM with host Laurie Logan and guest Richard Wolak talked NYE Dining

December 30, 2015 96.9 Jack FM with host Laurie Logan and guest Richard Wolak talked Dine Out Vancouver

August 11, 2015 Vancouver Sundae Challenge on CKNW Drex Live with host Drex and guest Richard Wolak

August 11, 2015 Great Eats in the East Village – CKNW Neighbourhood Series 

January 14, 2014 CKNW Radio AM 980 on ‘The Shift’ Interviewed by Michael Eckford.

May 20, 2013 CBC Radio 690 AM and 88.1 FM Morning Show Interviewed by Gregor Craigie

February 18, 2013 102.7 FM The Peak Morning Show Interviewed by Cory Ashworth & Laurie Logan

February 22, 2012 Interviewed by Joe Leary on Just Here for the Beer Radio on AM 650

December 14, 2011 Interviewed by Joe Leary on Just Here for the Beer Radio on AM 650

CBC Radio One

The Early Edition

Richard on CBC Jan 6 11

Virgin Radio 95.3 FM

Host – Simone Grewal

Richard on Virgin Radio July 25 10

Sunday July 25, 2010

CBC Radio One

The Early Edition

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Wednesday July 21, 2010

CBC Radio One

The Early Edition

Richard Wolak on Food Carts in Vancouver.

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Friday July 30, 2010

Radio Grischa (Switzerland)

Tuesday February 23, 2010

Report on Richard Wolak + Swiss House

In the Newspaper/Magazine:

March 6, 2013 New Westminster News Leader Spud Shack’s Porktine tops poutine poll

August 22, 2012: 10 Things to do in Vancouver: Richard Wolak in The Westender on P. 4

July 16, 2012: Vancouver Blogger Talks Food The Vancouver Courier

March 2012: Bits & Bites: Food Bloggers in Vancouver View Magazine 

February 20, 2012: Richard Wolak is featured in Michael Schratter’s “On The Town”  in 24 Hours Newspaper 

December 19, 2011: Richard Wolak is featured in Sarah Rowland’s  “On the Town” swan song in 24 Hours Newspaper on p.5 for a roundup of my favourite party peeps.

Die Sudostschweiz Newspaper (Switzerland)

February 16, 2010, Page 31

Article: Uber Fastfood schreibe ich auf keinen Fall

In the News Online:

October 18, 2014 Foodobyte — Tasting Plates Yaletown Edition 

October 17, 2014 View the Vibe – Tasting Plates Tours Yaletown 

October 17, 2014 My Van City – Tasting Plates Yaletown

October 10, 2014 My Van City — Tasting Plates West 4th Edition

July 12, 2014 Foodobyte – Tasting Plates Richmond Edition

July 11, 2014 Gratinee – Tasting Plates Vancouver Latin American Flavours 

July 10, 2014 Hello Vancity – Vancouver Foodster’s Tasting Plates Visits Richmond

July 10, 2014 On The List – Tasting Plates Central Richmond Recap

July 3, 2014 L For Life – Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours 

June 28, 2014 Grated Expectations – Tasting Plates Latin Flavours

June 27, 2014 My Wine Pal – Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours 

May 21, 2014 My Van City – Tasting Plates Main Street Edition 

May 18, 2014 Grated Expectations – Tasting Plates Main Street 2014

May 18, 2014 My Wine Pal – Photographic Highlights of Tasting Plates Main Street

May 15, 2014 On The List – Tasting Plates: Main Street Recap

May 14, 2014 Marionate Overnight – Tis the Season for Burgers

May 13, 2014 The Food Gays – Recap: Burger Palooza YVR

May 8, 2014 My Van City – Burger Palooza

April 28, 2014 Grated Expectations – Tasting Plates Gastown 2014

April 27, 2014 Eating with Kirby – Tasting Plates YVR: Gastown Edition 

April 26, 2014 FoodobyteTasting Plates Gastown Edition 

April 24, 2014 On The List – Tasting Plates Gastown Edition Recap

April 18, 2014 Flavour Town Adventures – Mac and Cheese Challenge 

April 13, 2014 Gastrofork – Vancouver Foodster’s Scavenger Hunt 

April 9, 2014 My Wine Pal – How Was Vancouver Foodster’s Culinary Scavenger Hunt? 

April 9, 2014 The Fat Pigs – A Culinary Scavenger Hunt 

April 9, 2014 My Van City – Vancouver Foodster’s Culinary Scavenger Hunt 

April 7, 2014 On The List – Van Foodster Culinary Scavenger Hunt Recap

March 21, 2014 Gastrofork – Vancouver Foodster’s Tasting Plates: Fraser Edition 

March 15, 2014 Foodobyte – Tasting Plates: Fraser Edition 

March 14, 2014 On The List – Tasting Plates Fraser Edition Recap

March 14, 2014 My Van City – Tasting Plates YVR: Fraser Edition 

January 19, 2014 Marianate Overnight – Noodles Coming Out of My Pores After Noodle Mania #2

January 15, 2014 My Wine Pal – Noodle Mania 2 – My Picks for You 

January 12. 2014 Foodobyte – Noodle Mania 2014 

January 12, 2014 Fabulously Frugal – From Chow Mein Stuffed Samosas to Chocolate Boulion Spaghetti

December 15, 2013 My Wine Pal – Tasting Plates Burnaby Heights Edition – A Season to Enjoy

December 14, 2013 Sherman’s Food Adventures – Tasting Plates East Village 

December 11, 2013 Foodobyte – Tasting Plates: East Village Edition

December 8, 2013 Flavour Town Adventures – Tasting Plates East Village Edition 

December 5, 2013 Gratinee – Tasting Plates East Village 

December 3, 2013 The Food Queen – Tasting Plates East Village Edition 

October 16, 2013 Kitsilano.ca – Need Kitsilano Restaurant Intel? Tag Along on a Kitsilano Food Tour

October 13, 2013 The Food Queen – Tasting Plates West 4th Edition

September 20, 2013 Foodobyte – Tasting Plates: Mount Pleasant and False Creek 

September 19, 2013 The Food Queen — Tasting Plates Mt Pleasant Edition 

August 19, 2013 Food Gays – North Vancouver Tasting Plates

August 4, 2013 Sherman’s Food Adventures – Tasting Plates North Van Edition 

July 26, 2013 My WinePal – My Picks from Tasting Plates North Van 

July 25, 2013 Food to Dine For – Tasting Plates North Vancouver 

July 8, 2013 BCRobyn – Tasting Plates Vancouver: Commercial Drive 

July 4, 2013 GraceCheung604 – Tasting Plates EastVan

June 26, 2013 Marionate Overnight – Tasting Plates on the Drive 

June 2013 Food Gays – Tasting Plates Vancouver Goes East 

June 21, 2013 Vancouver Scape – Tasting Plates YVR: Discovered Gems 

June 20, 2013 Inside Vancouver – Dining on Commercial Drive 

June 20, 2013 Lifes Bites – Tasting Plates East Van Commercial 

March 16, 2013 Good Life VancouverVancouver Foodster Cheesecake Challenge Sampling 

March 13, 2013 VanFoodiesTasting Plates Downtown Vancouver Recap

February 24, 2013 Eating in VancouverTasting Plates Downtown Vancouver 2013

February 22, 2013 Ariane C Design2nd Annual Poutine Challenge Tour

February 22, 2013 Marionate OvernightQuebecers Beware, these aren’t your Classic Poutines

February 17, 2013 Eating in VancouverVancouver Foodster’s #PoutineChallenge Tasting Tour 

February 17, 2013 Sean’s Adventures in Flavor TownCrispy Chicken & Waffle Poutine 

February 16, 2013 Miss 604Vancouver Poutine Challenge 2013

January 18, 2013 Eating in VancouverNoodle Mania 2013

January 17, 2013 Sean’s Adventures in Flavor Town Noodle Mania

January 16, 2013 Vancouver ObserverNoodles from Head to Toe

January 16, 2013 My WinePal – Highlights from Vancouver Foodster’s Noodle Mania

January 15, 2013 Food GaysThe Food Gays take on Noodle Mania 2013 

January 14, 2013 Ariane C Design Experiencing Noodle Mania Vancouver 

November 27, 2012 Marionate OvernightExploring Vancouver’s Chinatown at Tasting Plates Fall Editon 

October 4, 2012 Gay VancouverRichard Wolak wants to share his passion for food 

September 29, 2012 The Vancouver Observer – Tastes of Kitsilano 

September 16, 2012 My Wine Pal – Tasting Plates Kitsilano Edition 

September 12, 2012 Marionate OvernightExploring What Vancouver’s Culinary Scene has to offer at Tasting Plates

August 18, 2012 The Vancouver ObserverVancouver’s newest movers and shakers in the food industry share stories at Food Talks 3

July 28, 2012 My Wine Pal – Vancouver Foodster’s 3rd Anniversary Party 

June 29, 2012: Meet Vancouver Foodster Richard Wolak featured on Vancity Buzz

December 21, 2011: Room with a View 

December 13, 2011: Founder and publisher of VancouverFoodster.com, Richard Wolak is featured in TV Week Online:  Bloggers New Journalists Digital World

July 30, 2010: Breakfast Television, “Recognition of an Uber-Foodie” by Dawn Chubai

Speaking Engagements:

March 2, 2014 YVR Foodies

April 2013 Sentinel High School

March 22, 2012: East Van Love #5 

November 17, 2011: Taste of Marketing for Simon Fraser University Marketers Night

Appearances:

July 21, 2013: Vancouver Folk Music Festival main stage with host Grant Lawrence, Richard Wolak presents Food Awards

July 20, 2013: Vancouver Folk Music Festival main stage with host Grant Lawrence

July 15, 2012: Vancouver Folk Music Festival main stage with host Grant Lawrence, Richard Wolak presents Food Awards

July 14, 2012: Vancouver Folk Music Festival main stage with host Grant Lawrence

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