Tag: Gastown

New Dishes Tasting at House Guest

A couple of weeks ago I dined at House Guest to try some of Executive Chef Jimmy Stewart’s new dishes off his Spring menu. My friends Thor Diakow, Andrew Sosa, Chelsea Hobbis and Cassandra Anderton joined me to sip and…

Alpha Estate Winemakers Dinner at Cork & Fin

I recently attended the Alpha Estate winemaker dinner at Cork & Fin in Gastown. The dinner featured Winemaker Angelos Latridis who talked about the wines and the area in Greece where they make their wine. The winery is located in…

Friday Lunch with John Orysik at Tuc Craft Kitchen

The Friday Lunch is a focus on the restaurant’s Lunch menu along with the Interview of a notable Business or Cultural leader who is joining me as my guest at restaurants in and around Vancouver. Each of the places I…

Friday Lunch with Linda Tanaka at Catch 122

The Friday Lunch is a focus on the restaurant’s Lunch menu along with the Interview of a notable Business or Cultural leader who is joining me as my guest at restaurants in and around Vancouver. Each of the places I…

Chef Jimmy Stewart

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…

Brunch with Gig Morton at House Guest

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…

New Dishes Tasting at House Guest

Visited House Guest recently to taste some new dishes on the new menu by the new Executive Chef Jimmy Stewart. SNACKS 1st dish & 2nd dish: Confit Chicken Wings ($10) brined, smoked, confit with pine salt and mayo Cornbread Madelines…

Opening The Portside Pub

Last night I attended the opening party of The Portside Pub in Gastown.  This is Gastown’s newest pub and music venue, a historic, three-level, Portside Pub located at 7 Alexander Street has been built with the traditional east coast pub…

Steamworks Beer Launch Party

Last night I attended the launch party of Steamworks Bottled Beer at the Steamworks Uber Lounge in Gastown, this was indeed a fun party. From the giant orange balloon invitation that I got weeks ago, to the giant orange balloons…

Chef Kayla Dhaliwall

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…

Interview with Mark Brand

Restaurateur | Vancouver I met up with Mark last week at the counter in his Save-On-Meats diner and talked about his business interests and his community. It was not only a fascinating interview but one that was inspiring as well….

Brunch with Fiona Forbes & Mike Eckford at House Guest

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…

New Dishes at House Guest

I revisited House Guest last week for an early dinner along with my friend Ajay to try some of their new dishes. Lobster & Waffles ($16) bacon wrapped lobster sausage, pretzel crust, lemon mascarpone waffle topped with tarragon sauce Kobe…

Revolver Coffee Opening

On Wednesday, August 31st I attended the opening party for Revolver Coffee on Cambie Street downtown Vancouver. It’s operated by brothers John, Matti, Chris, and George Gianniakos who are 4 passionate brothers who share a true love for the bean;…

Guilt & Co. Celebrates 1 Year

On Thursday April 7th, I attended the 1st Anniversary Party of Guilt & Co. in Gastown. Appetizers such as their tasty beet wrapped pea shoots, crisps and olives, hummus and selection of cheeses were served, along with wine, cava and…

Opening Night at The Charles Bar

I was fairly lucky to be invited in on opening night last Friday September 3rd to experience The Charles Bar, perhaps the bar was named after a guy named Charles, I’m not sure, but this bar hits it on the…

Canvas Lounge Celebrates 3 Years

On Friday night September 3rd I attended the 3yr Anniversary Bash at Canvas Lounge in Gastown. Proprietors, Vance Campbell and Simon Pearson-Roach were on hand to greet guests as was David K Wong, Ivan Chew and others. This was quite…

L’Abattoir Opening

On July 12th I attended the opening of L’Abattoir a new French Westcoast restaurant with a menu that is focused on clean, fresh, and seasonal flavours using traditional preperations. Everything from sauces to pastas, bread, and even fresh cheeses are…

Gastown: 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…

Long Table Series at Irish Heather Jan 11th to Feb 11th

This period of The Irish Heather’s Long Table Series (LTS) will probably be our best ever! From January 11th to February 11th we will be serving 11 new entrees and 3 new beverages, including a first time pairing with red…

Behind The Scenes at Pourhouse

Bartender and Co-Proprietor Jay Jones takes me behind the bar and into the kitchen on a tour of their Gastown restaurant. My ‘Behind The Scenes” tour began a month before opening over an Espresso with Jay at Smartmouth Café in…

Long Table Series at the Irish Heather

The Long Table Dinner series was created by Sean Heather the owner of the Irish Heather, Sean had what has turned out to be a truly great idea. This idea has turned into one of the most successful dinner events…

SALT TASTING ROOM

45 Blood Alley,  Vancouver Tel: 604-633 – 1912 Web: www.salttastingroom.com Twitter: @SaltTastingRoom Advice: Look up Google maps to find the location. Living in Vancouver all my life, I thought that I knew where everything was until I tried to locate…

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