Tag: Food

Interview with Barbara-Jo McIntosh

A few days ago I had the pleasure to sit down with Vancouver’s cookbook queen over a coffee, a bite of chocolate and wonderful conversation. Barbara-jo McIntosh is an award-winning food professional with over 25 years experience in the food…

WIN 2 Tickets to TASTE BC 2014

The 20th annual celebration of local food and drink takes place January 21, 2011 (4:30-7:30 p.m.) at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver. Guests will taste, sip and experience BC’s finest wine, beer and spirits accompanied by tasty fare from…

Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Opening

I had a chance to preview the new casino and entertainment complex today, met the Executive Chef, operations team, Warwick Stone and tried some of their dishes. Raj Mutti who is the Executive Director of the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver…

Hawkers Market Thrives in East Van

A couple of weeks ago I attended this bustling market that was filled with foodies and music lovers out experiencing food stalls from a growing number of smaller food vendors as well as some known food trucks. Chris Jerome had…

Growing Chefs Says Thank You

Through the events that I organize under the Vancouver Foodster umbrella I am fortunate to select the charities or non-profit organizations that I think can benefit in one way or another. One of those charities that I have been supporting…

2nd Annual Food Awards at the Vancouver Folk Fest

During the weekend of July 19-21, 2013 I enjoyed countless hours listening to music from musicians who performed at the 36th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival that was held at Jericho Beach Park. In addition to the music, I ate…

Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 19-21 – Your Eating Guide

The 36th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway the weekend of July 19-21, starting off on Friday evening with musicians performing from all over the world thru Sunday night. This is one of my favourite music festivals, I have attended 30…

Khatsahlano! Music + Art Festival July 13

Vancouver’s largest, free outdoor music festival takes place on Saturday, July 13 offering an impressive and diverse music line-up this summer that will include the City’s top musical performers and indie acts as well as art exhibitions and special activities….

Carnaval del Sol July 6 & 7

The 5th Annual Carnaval del Sol, Vancouver’s Latin American Celebration of Art and Culture, presented by LatinCouver, returns this year on July 6 & 7 for 2 full days of events. You will be transported into Latino culture with a…

Joy of Feeding 2013

On Sunday June 30th, I spent the afternoon at a glorious event, the Joy of Feeding! This was the 2nd year that I had attended this wonderful event out of its 3 year history and  the setting at UBC Farm…

Joy of Feeding June 30

One of my favourite events that I attended last year returns on a different date this year. The  Joy of Feeding, a fundraiser for UBC Farm will yet again be held at this beautiful farm with 16 multi-cultural home cooks…

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…

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…

Big Night returns February 8th

Top-notch restaurants and winemakers gather under one roof when Vancouver magazine’s Big Night returns for its seventh year at the dazzling Jewel Ballroom on Friday, February 8, 2013. At this annual food and drink extravaganza, chefs from Restaurant Award-winning rooms…

Tasting at the Vancouver Christmas Market

Last night I visited the Vancouver Christmas Market for the very first time, centrally located on the Plaza at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, all that was needed was snow and Christmas music to get you in the festive mood! This…

Food & Fashion at Fraiche

Last week Fraiche Restaurant hosted a wonderful evening of delicious canapés by Chef Jefferson Alvarez and his team. My friend Kenji Maeda joined me as we ate the delicious canapés and watched the team in the kitchen platting there beautiful…

Food Awards at the Vancouver Folk Fest

During the weekend of July 13 – 15, 2012 I enjoyed countless hours listening to music from musicians who performed at the 35th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival that was held at Jericho Beach Park. In addition to the music,…

WIN 2 Tickets to the Vancouver Folk Music Fest Package

In Celebration of the upcoming Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Enter to WIN a pair of tickets to July 14 or 15 (Value $150 ) along with a $25 Gift Certificate to Street Meet Truck. Vancouver Folk Music Festival Information Purchase…

Joy of Feeding

Last Sunday I spent the afternoon at a joyous event, the Joy of Feeding! The setting was UBC Farm in the sunshine with 16 multi-cultural home cooks set-up under the tents and serving up their recipe of choice to the…

Food Talks Preview at Harvest

On Wednesday May 30th, Harvest Community Foods hosted a preview of sorts of our Food Talks series that launches on June 5th. At this free community event, people drove and biked across town and others walked from the within the…

Food Talks Preview at Harvest May 30

Everyone is invited to our Food Talks Preview event to meet some of the local food producers that supply Harvest Community Foods and sample some of their recently launched products. Time: 4pm – 8pm Who is your community? This is…

WIN 2 Tickets to Naramata at the River

Enter to WIN 2 Tickets to Naramata on the River ($170 value)  On Tuesday, April 24, Naramata Bench Wineries will hold their annual Spring Wine Release Event from 6:30-9:00 PM, at the River Market in the heart of New Westminster….

Food Films at Vancouver International Film Festival

The Vancouver International Film Festival runs September 29 through October 14th and within this amazing selection of films there are a selection of films that are Food themed. Here is a selection of these films for your consideration, make sure…

Taste: Victoria’s Festival of Food and Wine July 21-24

Local culinary aficionado Kathy McAree is cooking up a whole lot of good things these days as she prepares to launch the third-annual Taste: Victoria’s Festival of Food and Wine, a gastronomical event set to take place July 21 –…

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…

WIN 2 Tickets to TASTE BC 2011

The 17th annual celebration of local food and drink takes place January 18, 2011 (4:30-7:30 p.m.) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver. Guests will taste, sip and experience BC’s finest wine, beer and spirits accompanied by tasty fare from…

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