Tag: Chinatown

Tasting Plates Chinatown on October 18

Join us and explore the Chinatown neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants, cafes and market. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday October 18 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be…

First Taste of Umaluma Gelato

With his entrepreneurial spirit and exuberant passion, owner and founder, Ian Bruce spent 18 months of R & D as well as more time on his vision of creating Canada’s first organic, 100% plant based gelato shop. He opened shop…

Tasting Visit to The Emerald Supper Club and Cocktail Lounge

The Emerald Supper Club and Cocktail Lounge is known for its deliciously old-school vibe, I finally had a chance to visit this Chinatown lounge/eatery with its quirky ‘60s décor, focus on authentically spirited cocktails and appetizing eats. I enjoyed the…

Tasting Plates Chinatown 2016

On November 23, 2016 we presented our Tasting Plates Chinatown and area event that showcased 5 restaurants and establishments paying homage to the historical era of Chinatown as well as showcasing new eateries. Floata Seafood Restaurant Our Tasting Plate: Vegetable…

Tasting Plates Chinatown on November 23

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Chinatown. This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will…

First Taste of Virtuous Pie

An elevated fast-casual restaurant, focused on handcrafted plant-based pizzas, non-dairy ice creams, and seasonal salads, featuring local beer and wine on tap. Executive Chef Jim Vesal who was previously the Head Chef at Cocktails & Canapes Catering and Earls Yaletown,…

First Taste of Lisa Lou’s Chocolate Bar

With several years experience as a Pastry Chef, Lisa Gardin’s passion was to open her own shop and that she did a couple of weeks ago. Located at 1007 Main Street, just north of the Main Street skytrain station, this…

New Dishes, New Cocktails at Juniper

Visited recently to taste some of Shaun Layton’s new cocktails and Chef Sarah Stewart’s dishes on their Summer menu. 1st cocktail: Villanova cocktail with gin mare, Fever Tree tonic water, orange marmalade, orange bitters, fino, so refreshing and light. 1st…

Brunch with Art Factora at The Union

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…

Interview with Jose Borges Ferrer

Bartender | Juniper | Vancouver Jose started off his career in the hospitality industry working as a dishwasher at Cactus Club. In 2011 he then became a Barback at Chambar where he held that position for a year. He joined…

Juniper Restaurant Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for the new Juniper restaurant in Chinatown. which is run by owners Lilian Steenbock and Emilio Zorrilla de la Garza. The 104-seat, spirit-forward 2,800 sq ft restaurant and lounge, designed by Simcic &…

Interview with Max Borrowman

Bartender | Torafuku| Vancouver Growing up near the wineries of the Okanagan in a family where food and drink was important helped Max Borrowman develop a fine palate from a young age. He began in the industry as a bar-back…

Tasting Plates Chinatown

On August 26, 2015 we presented our Tasting Plates Chinatown and area event that showcased 6 restaurants and establishments paying homage to the historical era of Chinatown as well as showcasing new eateries. Sai Woo MENU Our Tasting Plate: Pork…

Tasting Plates Chinatown on August 26

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and establishments in the Chinatown neighborhood. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to…

Tea Ceremony Classes at Treasure Green Tea Company

Treasure Green Tea Company is pleased to announce the offering of exclusive tea ceremony classes with second-generation tea master, Olivia Cheung. Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30…

Tasting Brunch at Mamie Taylors

Executive Chef Tobias Grignon and his team launched their Southern American style brunch menu this weekend and my friend Julius and I shared a selection of dishes. I have eaten dinner in the past and it’s great to see them now offering…

The Chinatown Night Market for 2013

The much-anticipated, revamped Vancouver Chinatown Night Market is ready to launch its 2013 season officially on June 1st.  You will find some of the best outdoor entertainment and shopping in the city as well as a weekly on-site food truck…

Tasting Plates Chinatown Strathcona

On November 21st we presented the fourth Tasting Plates Vancouver event that showcased 9 restaurants, cafes, & food truck all over Chinatown and Strathcona. The evening began outside of Beta 5 Chocolates at 413 Industrial Avenue where guests registered and…

East of Main Cafe Opening

Last night November 19, I attended the opening party of East of Main Café in Chinatown. Owned by sister Maureen Webb and Donalda Weaver, they were both on hand to greet the guests. Guests were treated to selection of 5…

Tasting Plates Fall Edition: The Menu

Join us for dinner at 9 restaurants, tea houses, patisserie & a food truck that will be participating in the event which will take place in Chinatown and Strathcona. Each of the establishments will be doing tasting plates of their…

Tasting Plates Fall Edition November 21

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Chinatown and Strathcona! This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and…

A Culinary Tour of Chinatown

Partaking in this tour of Chinatown with Robert Sung should have never taken me so long, having known Robert for the past couple of years, it took about that much time to finally join one of his tours. I discovered…

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