Tag: Gastown

Tasting Plates Gastown on October 24

Join us and explore the Gastown neighborhood and area and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday October 24 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will…

DI BEPPE RESTAURANT

8 West Cordova Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 559-1122 Web: http://www.dibeppe.com/ Instagram @dibepperestaurant Advice: No reservations, walk-ins welcome, Wed-Sun dinner after 5pm It’s as if you’ve arrived in Italy, vibrant and beautiful, yet you are in Vancouver in the Gastown neighborhood…

New Dishes Tasting at Water Street Café

It had been over 20 years since my last visit to this iconic restaurant in Gastown, After almost 30 years the original owner had retired, then ownership changed in November, now run by two industry veterans; Eli Brennan and Chef…

Interview with Brad Hill of The Gastown Foodie

I had an opportunity to sit down with Brad Hill at Nelson the Seagull café, one of the beautiful cafes in Brad Hill’s latest book. The Gastown Foodie is a snapshot of the foodie culture of Gastown in stories, recipes…

Summer Tasting Menu at Bauhaus Restaurant

It has been awhile since I had the Tasting Menu at Bauhaus, the Executive Chefs Tim Schultechef and David Mueller launched their summer tasting menu which I had a chance to try. I enjoyed their collaborative 6 course menu ($99)…

Bauhaus Restaurant Celebrates 2 Years

Last night I attended the 2nd year anniversary celebration at this notable Gastown restaurant owned by Uwe Boll and Natalie Boll. Recent newcomer to the team includes Executive Chef Tim Schulte who has come from Germany, joining Executive Chef David Mueller…

Summer Menu Tasting at TUC Craft Kitchen

Chef Roy Fleming has launched an impressive menu for summer at his Gastown eatery which explores old world and old school recipes with a modern twist. 1st dish Lamb Dukkah seared lamb patties, white bean hummus, Moroccan relish, sesame &…

Tasting Brunch at Bao Down Snack Bar

I visited for brunch recently with my friend Nick to enjoy some delicious Filipino fusion dishes with a twist. 1st dish: Longanise Corn Dogs, old school with banana ketchup & mustard. 2nd dish: Longanisa Grilled Cheese in a pandesal, with…

Brunch with Jace Junggyu Kim at L’Abattoir

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…

Hummus Express Brunch Pop Up January 15

On Sunday, January 15, 2017, Hummus Express is bringing an authentic Jaffa-style brunch pop-up to Gastown! They will be guests of Gastown’s signature Italian deli, Brioche. Enjoy our delicious hummus served with warm chickpeas, masabacha, eggs and more. Brioche will…

Gastown Brunch Crawl on January 21

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

Tasting at Al Porto Ristorante

It’s quite the achievement when restaurants have been serving customers for over 15 years, it’s been at least that long since I had last visited Al Porto in Gastown. The restaurant was founded in 1978, with a few ownership and…

Wishing Treats

A one of kind candy store is now open in Gastown. Wishing Treats Caramel Studio is where expert caramel artisans turn giant warm sticks of supple candy, into bite-sized hard rock treats complete with intricate messages, logos and icons running…

Interview with Chef Derek Bothwell

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 some…

Interview with Chef Stefan Hartmann

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 some…

West Coast Wild Tea Service at The Capilano

I indulged in this inaugural afternoon tea service to launch the new store and tea lounge. Michelle Nahanee and her daughter Paisley’s tea focussed shop features an indigenous selection of teas and accompanying products. After my selection of tea was…

Gastown Brunch Crawl 2016

On January 16, 2016 we presented the first 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. Participants had a…

The Dallah Menu Presents Cantina Beirut on January 30

A while ago I had indulged in the Dallah Menu offering one night at 33 Acres, I’m excited that Chef Abdallah El Chami took my nod and suggestion to put on another pop-up dinner of sorts. On January 30th, 2016…

The Capilano Holiday Pop-up

I enjoyed tasting some of the beverages and savoury items today at a preview social for the holiday pop-up at the The Capilano Tea House in Gastown. Kicking off tomorrow is 12 days of local which runs daily through to…

Gastown Brunch Crawl on January 16

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster, this expanded event from 2015 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit 7+ restaurants throughout the Gastown neighbourhood as you taste all sorts of dishes in this Brunch…

Interview with Micky Valens

Bartender | The Diamond | Wildebeest | Vancouver Micky’s bartending career began a few years ago when he worked as a server who then changed positions to be a Barback at the Yaletown Distillery in the summer of 2013. In…

Interview with Thor Paulson

Bartender | L’Abattoir | Vancouver Thor’s bartending career began 3 years ago after he had worked for 4 years in the restaurant industry.  He worked as a bartender at The Teahouse, The Diamond, the Donnelly Group, then The Revel Room,…

Brunch with John Ferrie at L’Abattoir

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…

The Charles Bar Celebrates 5 Years

Tonight, I attended the media party to celebrate 5 years of this Gastown restaurant, it’s been awhile since I attended the opening 5 years ago. I sampled some of the food and drink, favourites were the Gastown Lemonade, Fig and…

Sai Woo Fall Menu, New Dishes

Visited recently to taste a selection of new dishes from new Executive Chef Keev Mah’s fall menu. 1st dish: Duck Taco with maple hoisin, Asian slaw, pickles is delicious! 2nd dish: Scallop Crudo with fried milk, black roe on a…

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