Tag: Downtown Vancouver

Tasting Plates Stadium District

On Wednesday July 12, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the Stadium District area of downtown Vancouver. Attendees enjoyed delicious coffee buns, rollie pollie’s, coffees, teas and cold chocolate shakes to kickoff the…

Tasting Plates Vancouver Stadium District on July 12

Join us and explore the Stadium District area (centered around Robson/Homer to Expo Boulevard to Abbott Street) and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday July 12 from 6pm until 10pm…

Tasting Plates Vancouver 5th Anniversary on March 8

Join us and celebrate our 5th Anniversary of Tasting Plates and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in downtown Vancouver. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday March 8 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster….

First Taste of Firecrust Neapolitan Pizzeria

Firecrust is a premium fast-casual Neapolitan pizza concept, this location is the first one in Vancouver as well as in British Columbia. The company has already opened restaurants in Dallas, Texas and Alberta. Mark Medalla, Managing Partner told me; Pizzas…

Miso Marinated Sablefish

When writing about food and drink is the job, if it tastes good and it’s unique enough then our readers should know about it. Miso Marinated Sablefish Signature fish dish with sesame quinoa, mushrooms, edamame, kale, sweet soy, the fish…

First Taste of Pokerrito

Following along with the Poke trend, fast casual, Pokérrito has recently opened its doors on Dunsmuir Street with a fresh food trend that’s gaining popularity. Poké (pronounced poe-kay), is a raw fish salad traditionally served as an appetizer in Hawaii….

New Menu, New Dishes at Patron Tacos & Cantina

I enjoyed a catch-up dinner with friend and Chef Pedro Gonzalez while talking about Mexican culture and the dishes his mom had made for him while growing up in California. We shared a variety of dishes, some new, some not…

A Chat with Malcolm Wood of Soon to Open Mott 32

I had the pleasure to sit down with Malcolm Wood, Managing and Culinary Director of Maximal Concepts, the owner of the soon to open Mott 32 restaurant. His firm owns and operates some of the most established brands in the world,…

First Taste of Honolulu Coffee

With over 38 locations extending from Hawaii to Japan, Guam and China, Honolulu Coffee has just opened their first North American café in downtown Vancouver. As I understand several more locations will open in and around Vancouver over the next…

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar Opening

Last night, I attended the opening party of this new part seafood restaurant and seafood market in the heart of the city’s Stadium District. With an emphasis on oysters and other fresh shellfish, Fanny Bay Oyster Bar will offer lunch,…

Brunch with Curtis Lum at Cibo Trattoria

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…

Hy’s Cheese Toast

When writing about food and drink is the job, if it tastes good and it’s unique enough then our readers should know about it. Hy’s Cheese Toast Signature Cheese Toast – it remains as rich and decadent as ever, a…

Dunn’s Double Down

When writing about food and drink is the job, if it tastes good and it’s unique enough then our readers should know about it. Dunn’s Double Down A deli favourite! Dunn’s Double Down delicious smoked meat, coleslaw and Swiss cheese,…

Downtown Vancouver Brunch Crawl 2016

On January 23, 2016 we presented the third crawl in a series of neighborhood brunch crawls in this 3rd year of our brunch crawl series we produced and presented with Tourism Vancouver for their Dine Out Festival.  This event was…

Downtown Vancouver Brunch Crawl on January 23

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster, this expanded event from 2015 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit several restaurants throughout Downtown Vancouver as you taste all sorts of dishes in this Brunch crawl…

C Prime, New Chef, New Dishes

Visited last week to taste a selection of new dishes from new Executive Chef Bruce Wood’s fall menu. 1st dish: Snow Crab Salad with heirloom cherry tomatoes on a bed of avocado purée, a stunning and flavourful salad. 2nd dish:…

Joe Fortes Fall Menu, New Dishes

Executive Chef Wayne Sych launched his fall menu recently and I was invited to taste some of their new dishes as well try some old favourites. My cousin joined me as we shared some dishes along with some wine. 1st…

Meinhardt Fine Foods Opening

Last night, I attended the opening party Meinhardt’s new grocery store and deli located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Michael Meinhardt is the General Manager of this new 3,200 sq ft grocery store and prepared food bar. I enjoyed…

Tasting Plates Downtown South

On September 16, 2015 we presented our Tasting Plates Downtown South event that showcased 7 restaurants and establishments centered on Davie from Bute to Marinaside.   C Prime Modern Italian Steak House  MENU Our Tasting Plate: CAB striploin fiorentina Mini…

Ancora Opening

I attended the opening party yesterday for Viaggio Hospitality Group’s new restaurant which offers a unique mix of West Coast, Peruvian and Japanese fare. Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde’s Peruvian origins lend Ancora’s menu an authentic South American flair. Located in the…

Tasting Plates Downtown South on Sept 16

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and establishments in the Downtown South neighborhood (between Bute to Yaletown’s edge and Burrard to Nelson). This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving…

Glowbal Opening

Last night, I attended the opening party for the new Glowbal Restaurant at Telus Garden, this is Glowbal Restaurant Group’s flagship featuring stripped down North American cuisine. This restaurant is the latest crown jewel that Proprietors Emad Yacoub and Shannon…

Royal Dinette Chefs Tasting Menu

Chef David Gunawan and Chef Jack Chen prepared a 6 course tasting menu, each course was a celebration of local and their Farm to Table cuisine. Amuse: Smoked Castelvetrano Olives, Fennel, Orange 1st Course: Fennel Vadouvan, chickpeas, mint, yogurt; a…

First Taste of Royal Dinette

I had a taste of the food and drink at a preview dinner last night which was an impressive fete orchestrated by notable Chef David Gunawan. His new restaurant offers Downtown Vancouver a true farm-to-table feast for the senses with…

Central City’s Red Racer Pub Opening

On July 20, I attended the media opening party of Central City Brewers + Distillers brand new Red Racer Restaurant on Beatty Street in downtown Vancouver. The new restaurant features an authentic smoked barbecue inspired menu specializing in a build-your-own-burger…

C Prime Chefs Tasting Menu

Chef Elliott Hashimoto prepared a 6 course tasting menu for me to give me a taste of their modern Italian cuisine. If you book their Chef’s Table and give the chef some guidelines, noting any food allergies, his team can…

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