Tag: Food

Thai Cooking at the Thai Festival July 22-23

In advance of this weekend’s 4th Annual Thai Festival in Vancouver, this morning I took part in a Thai dessert making class at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, where Chef Mr. Sakarin Hongrattanavorakit and Asst. Prof Nanolin Dangsungwal demonstrated…

Best of the West and Mixology Night on the Pier

Get ready for the annual Best of the West a food and wine pairing competition returning for the 7th year in a row. Experience a delicious and thrilling evening, as top chefs compete for your vote in the gorgeous setting of Ambleside…

Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 13-16: Your Eating Guide

The 40th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway the weekend of July 13-16, 2017, starting off on Thursday evening this  year. To celebrate their 40th year of the festival, an extra day has been added to the beginning of…

Joy of Feeding 2017

It was another glorious day at the 6th annual Joy of Feeding event that I attended on Saturday June 24 at UBC Farm. This is an incredible food loving event that featured 13 multi-cultural home cooks serving up their recipe…

Food Glorious Food on CKNW

In early September 2016, I launched the Food Glorious Food podcast at CKNW.com which was then co-hosted by my friend Drex and myself, it was the first podcast of this kind that CKNW has hosted at CKNW.com. This new show…

Winners of the Vancouver Foodster Challenges in 2016

The mission of our Food and Drink challenges is to get chefs to create amazing dishes while using innovative ingredients to create unique flavours and outstanding creations. We congratulate the winning chefs, bartenders and their staff for creating what they…

Food and Music at the 39th Annual Folk Music Festival

During the weekend of July 15-17, 2016 I enjoyed countless hours listening to music from musicians who performed at the 39th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival that was held at Jericho Beach Park. In addition to the music, I enjoyed…

Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 15-17: Your Eating Guide

The 39th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway the weekend of July 15-17, starting off on Friday afternoon with musicians performing from all over the world through Sunday night. This is one of my favourite music festivals, I have…

Vancouver Greek Summerfest July 7-17

The 30th Annual Greek Summer Festival starts tomorrow July 7 and runs for 10 days through to July 17. This is an exciting annual celebration of food, entertainment, and family fun — from the famous “BBQ Lamb” and “Loukoumades” (a…

Thai Festival July 9 & 10

The 3rd annual Thai Festival will be held on the North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery from 10:30 am – 8pm on both days. This exciting free festival will celebrate Thai Culture in our city with live performances, arts…

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…

Joy of Feeding 2016

It was a glorious day at the 5th annual Joy of Feeding event that I attended on Saturday June 25 at UBC Farm. Enjoyed the extravaganza that featured 15 multi-cultural home cooks serving up their recipe of choice to the…

A Night of Extraordinary Italian Taste at Cioppino’s

Invited to a wonderful dinner by the Italian Chamber of Commerce Canada West to celebrate Italian made food and wine enhanced with local fare by Chef Pino Posteraro. The Extraordinary Italian Taste project is a campaign to promote food products…

New Dishes, New Cocktails and Exile Bistro

Visited recently to taste some of the new cocktails and dishes on their Summer menu. 1st cocktail: Emerald Lake Cocktail with Gin, maple, lime, fresh water blue-green algae; unique white froth on top comes from the shaking of the blue-green…

Joy of Feeding on June 25

One of my favourite events of the year is about to take place on June 25 from 5-8pm at UBC Farm. Fifteen home cooks of different cultural backgrounds – from Egypt to Switzerland to Turkey and beyond – will offer…

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…

Sustainability Featured at DOXA May 5-15

The DOXA Documentary Film Festival runs May 5 – 15 and within this amazing selection of films there are a selection of films that are Environment and Sustability themed. Here is a selection of these films for your consideration, make…

Winners of the Vancouver Foodster Challenges in 2015

The mission of our Food and Drink challenges is to get chefs to create amazing dishes while using innovative ingredients to create unique flavours and outstanding creations. We congratulate the winning chefs, bartenders and their staff for creating what they…

Joy of Feeding 2015

On Saturday September 19, I spent the evening at UBC Farm enjoying the extravaganza that featured 16 multi-cultural home cooks serving up their recipe of choice to the hundreds of people in attendance. I loved the Beer and Cheddar Fondue…

Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 17-19: Your Eating Guide

The 38th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway the weekend of July 17-19, starting off on Friday afternoon with musicians performing from all over the world through Sunday night. This is one of my favourite music festivals, I have…

EAT.DRINK.PLAY. on June 18

Foodies and theatre lovers unite for the Firehall Arts Centre’s annual fundraiser EAT.DRINK.PLAY, an unforgettable evening that celebrates locally produced food, drink and performance, on June 18th, from 7-10pm. This is a wonderful event that I attended last year, it’s…

Summer Tasting at The Galley Patio & Grill

I had the opportunity to have a taste of the new summer menu recently. Located in the Jericho Sailing Centre, the Galley Patio & Grill boasts one of the nicest patio views in the city and I’ve been coming here…

Rare Brews & BBQ

On May 31st I attended this one of a kind of event that combined the best in local beer with in house BBQ meats along with other dishes at Darby’s Public House in Kitsilano. It was a packed house inside…

Canadian Flavours Gala

On April 30, I attended this wonderful event that celebrated Canadian chefs from across Canada with wines from the Naramata region of BC. Each chef prepared a dish to pair with one of the wines, and served their dish to…

Innovate Products at Grocery Showcase West

I was one of the judges of the top Innovative Products at the annual Grocery Showcase West (GSW) at the Vancouver Convention Centre held April 14, 2015. Known as the event for Western grocery retailers to meet with food producers…

Food Finds at the Canadian Health Food Show 2015

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the annual Canadian Health Food Show at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This show saw food producers and suppliers from across North America showing their products to mostly natural food retailers. It’s the largest…

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