Tag: Brunch

Commercial Drive Brunch Crawl on February 1

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster, this expanded event from 2014 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit several restaurants throughout the Commercial Drive district as you taste all sorts of dishes in this…

CAFÉ CAVA

1860 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Tel: 604-925-2503 Web: http://cafecava.com Twitter: @CafeCaVaWestVan Advice: Reservations suggested at lunchtime. The beautifully euro French appointed room is filled with chandeliers, and paintings which is the perfect backdrop to the French inspired menu. My friend,…

West End Brunch Crawl on January 31

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster and the West End BIA, this new event is sure to please anyone who loves Sunday brunch! Visit several restaurants through-out the West End neighbourhood of Vancouver and taste all…

CAFÉ MEDINA

780 Richards Street, Vancouver Tel: 604 879 3114 Web: www.medinacafe.com Twitter: @CafeMedina Advice: No reservations.Expect long line-ups on weekends. Known as the breakfast spot for years, Medina moved a few blocks over to a larger space, adding known Executive Chef…

Downtown Vancouver Brunch Crawl on January 25

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster and the Downtown Vancouver BIA, this expanded event from 2014 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit 8 restaurants throughout Downtown Vancouver as you taste all sorts of…

Main Street Brunch Crawl on January 24

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster and the Mount Pleasant BIA, this expanded event from 2014 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit 7 restaurants throughout the Main Street neighbourhood and the surrounding area…

Kitsilano Brunch Crawl on January 18

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster, this expanded event from 2014 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit multiple restaurants throughout the Kitsilano neighbourhood as you taste all sorts of dishes in this brunch…

Gastown Brunch Crawl on January 17

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster, this expanded event from 2014 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit 7+ restaurants throughout the Gastown neighbourhood as you taste all sorts of dishes in this brunch…

Dine Out Vancouver 2015 Brunch Crawls

Tourism Vancouver Dine Out Festival and Vancouver Foodster presents If you are a fan of our Tasting Plates events or love trying new dishes and restaurants, you are going to want to hear about the 6 events that Vancouver Foodster is…

SMALL VICTORY BREAD & COFFEE

1088 Homer Street, Vancouver Tel: Web: http://smallvictory.ca/ Twitter: @sv_bakery Advice: Milk and Creme is on tap for coffee service. Stools by the counter are fixed to the floor. Large and spacious, this wooden floored, white walled bakery is shining bright…

AU COMPTOIR

2278 W 4th Ave, Vancouver Tel: (604) 569-2278 Web: http://www.aucomptoir.ca/ Twitter: @Au_Comptoir Advice: No reservations, open 8am-10pm Wednesday – Monday. Closed Tuesdays. Bonjour! Walking into this classic Parisian café with it’s well dressed good looking servers who for the most part…

CAVU KITCHEN BAR

5911 Minoru Blvd, Richmond Tel: 604-232-5001 Web: http://www.cavukitchenbar.com/ Twitter: @CAVUKitchenBar Advice: Reservations suggested.   With a playful element, Chef Alex Hancock and his team has created an exciting menu filled with dishes that are married with wonderful flavours. I started…

BELLA GELATERIA YALETOWN

1089 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver Tel: 778-737-7890 Web: http://bellagelateria.com/yaletown/ Twitter @BellaYaletown Advice: Table service, takeout available. Known for their award winning gelato, Maestro James Coleridge is the driving force behind this popular gelateria which strives for perfection. The Yaletown location elevates…

Brunch with Paolo Pietropaolo at Graze 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…

FEAST

2423 Marine Dr. West Vancouver Tel: (604) 922-1155 Web: www.feastdining.ca Twitter: @feastdining Advice: Reservations needed. The communal table is the star in this eatery located in Dundarave Village, where Chef Kayla Dhaliwall has created a unique menu for diners to…

CAFÉ FORTY ONE

UPDATED 12/30/15 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 5750 Oak Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 563-4141 Web: http://chabadcatering.com/cafefortyone/ Twitter: @cafefortyone41 Advice: Closed Friday night and Saturday. Free underground parking available with validation.   Located in the heart of the Oakridge neighborhood, the dairy focussed café…

TRUFFLE HOUSE & CAFÉ

2452 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Tel: 604-922-4222 Web: www.trufflehousecafe.com Twitter: @TheTruffleHouse Advice: Reservations suggested. Dinners only on Friday and Saturday. Located in the heart of Dundarave Village is a charming French bistro run by Fabienne and her husband Philippe who…

First Taste of Left Bank Restaurant

I attended a media preview last week and had chance to taste my way thru many of the dishes on the menu. The new 60-seat restaurant features a 35 seat laneway outside patio which is the first of it’s kind…

Tasting Brunch at Jules Bistro

Last Saturday I was joined by my friend Kenji Maeda for brunch at this classic French bistro located in the heart of Gastown. We sat inside peering out the open window with the view of their patio and the nearby…

Tasting Brunch at Chicha Restaurant

Further exploring Peruvian cuisine, I tasted my way through a sampling of the new brunch menu at Chicha Restaurant. Chef Shelome Bouvette and Allison Flock have created a wonderful selection of dishes to enhance our love of their Peruvian restaurant….

NOOK

1525 Yew Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-734-3381 Web: http://nookrestaurant.ca/ Twitter: @Nookvancouver Advice: No reservations.   I have always been drawn to Italian restaurants, with no Italian ancestry that I know of, it is a cuisine that I have loved. It’s approachable…

Tasting Summer Brunch at Market by Jean-Georges

Yesterday I kicked off summer in style on the patio of Market at the Shangri-La Hotel downtown Vancouver, joined by my friend Kenji Maeda. Bubbles, Beats & Brunch takes places every weekend all summer long featuring an array of flavourful…

Tasting Brunch at Calabash Bistro

Executive Chef Cullin David and his team launched their brunch menu this spring which I had the pleasure to try when I interviewed Zahra Alani in my Celebrity Brunch Interview. I then dined for a media tasting to try more…

MOROCCO WEST

UPDATED 3/5/15 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 795 Jervis Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-563-8466 Web: http://moroccowest.com/menus/ Twitter: @MoroccoWest Advice: Reservations suggested. I have always loved Moroccan cuisine, the flavours of the dishes, the spices and it’s culture has been a draw for me….

WILDEBEEST

120 West Hastings Street, Vancouver Tel: 604 687 6880. Web: http://wildebeest.ca/ Twitter: @WildebeestYVR Advice: Reservations suggested, late night solo visit shouldn’t need a reso. Since I’ve known of this eatery being a spot for carnivores, it was one that took…

Brunch with Jim Gordon at Morocco West

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…

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