Tag: Commercial Drive

Commercial Drive Brunch Crawl on February 5

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster, this expanded event from 2016 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit multiple restaurants throughout the Commercial Drive district as you taste all sorts of dishes in this…

Italian Day on the Drive June 12

Feeling hungry? There’s no better place to satisfy your cravings for all foods – savoury, sweet and everything in between – at the 7th annual Italian Day on The Drive, which is set to take place on June 12th. This…

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

On August 12, 2015 we presented our Tasting Plates Commercial Drive and area event that showcased 6 restaurants and establishments on Commercial and Clark drive. Federico’s Supper Club MENU Our Tasting Plate: Fico con Ricotta Fresca house made ricotta with…

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive on August 12

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and establishments in the Commercial Drive 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…

First Taste of Moja Coffee on Commercial Drive

I previewed the new Moja Coffee café and roastery last week to learn more about one of my favourite coffee roasters. This impressive new café and roastery opened today in a building on Commercial Drive that was built in 1908….

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…

Fall Menu Tasting at Famoso Pizzeria

I was invited back to taste some of their new dishes and pizzas which were recently added to the menu for the fall season. 1st dish: Korean Bbq Pork Pizza – slow roasted bbq pork, Korean bbq sauce, fior di…

Summer Menu Tasting at Famoso Pizzeria

I was invited to taste some of their new dishes and pizzas which were recently added to the menu. 1st dish: Ricotta Gnudi with eggplant caponata 2nd dish: The Catalan Pizza topped with roasted gala apples, spiced raisins, toasted pine nuts, sautéed…

Italian Day on the Drive June 8

In one of the biggest displays of all things Italian outside Italy, Commercial Drive will be transformed for the 5th Annual Italian Day. As one of Vancouver’s most celebrated cultural festivals, Italian Day is a showcase of classic style, masterful design and…

New Dishes at La Mezcaleria

I always look forward to tasting the new dishes these chefs create at this Mexican eatery on the Eastside, I recently tasted some of their newest creations. 1st Dish: Tamarind Squid Barbequed squid, with sweet soy and tamarind marinade, garlic peanuts,…

East Side Brunch Crawl 2014

On January 26, 2014 we presented our 1st Brunch Crawl in East Van with The Drive BIA and Tourism Vancouver for their Dine Out Festival.  This event was a super success for all who attended which included locals as well as…

Tasting Plates EastVan *Commercial Drive*

On June 19th we presented our 9th edition of Tasting Plates Vancouver event that showcased 7 restaurants, cafes and butcher shop in the Commercial Drive neighborhood. Check out our feature on Novus TV Food Finds with Richard Wolak as we sampled our…

Italian Day on the Drive June 9

The 4th Annual Italian Day returns to Commercial Drive, Sunday June 9th, celebrating Italian culture, traditions and heritage. Some 100,000 participants are expected to take over The Drive as it transforms into the world- renowned spectacle that is the Venice…

Tasting Plates Vancouver *EastVan*

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Commercial Drive neighborhood of EastVan. 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…

Chef Siddharth Choudhary

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…

Parallel 49 Cask Dinner at Falconetti’s

On March 13th, I dined at Falconetti’s for their first Food & Beer series dinner, local brewery Parallel 49 was the featured brewery of the night who created a special cask for this occasion. Executive Chef Shaun Snelling who recently took…

Italian Day June 5th on the Drive

Experience the Flavors of Italy “La Dolce Vita” with culture, food and live entertainment Sunday, June 5th, 2011 12:00PM – 8:00PM Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC Public event open to all ages and cultures The Italian Day Committee and the Commercial…

Commercial Drive: Eat and Drink during 2010 Olympics

For locals and visitors alike eating in Vancouver during the Olympics and Para-Olympics will have it’s challenges. Obviously being downtown or close to any of the Olympic venues will see lots of people and most of the restaurants, bars, lounges…

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