Tag: Granville Island

A Taste of Dine Out Vancouver on Granville Island

I previewed a few restaurants on Granville Island that are participating in this year’s Dine Out Festival which runs January 18 – February 3rd. I had a chance to see and taste the different dishes on the special menus and…

Art, Eat & Sip on Granville Island on January 25

Presented by Vancouver Foodster Get set for another extraordinary night of art, eating and drinking on Granville Island. Visit resident artists, local producers of beer and spirits, and taste dishes from several of the island restaurants at some of Granville…

Spot Prawns Tasting at Vancouver Fish Co.

A few weeks ago I tasted some of the spot prawn offerings on their spot prawn menu at this Granville Island abode. Rock fish Tempura with grilled spot prawns and mint aioli Maple Walnut Spot Prawns Spot Prawns Platter for…

Vancouver Fish Co Fete’s an Oceanwise Menu

I had a chance to taste the new Oceanwise menu that was created to launch Vancouver Fish Co partnership with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program. As their restaurant’s mission is to serve only the freshest and sustainably sourced seafood,…

Art, Eat & Sip on Granville Island

On January 20, 2016 we presented our event as part of Tourism Vancouver for their Dine Out Festival that not only featured some of the best in food and drink but also showcased some of the Granville Island artists.  This…

Art, Eat & Sip on Granville Island on January 20

Presented by Vancouver Foodster Get set for an extraordinary night of art, eating and drinking on Granville Island. Visit resident artists, local producers of beer and spirits, and taste dishes from several of the island restaurants at some of Granville…

Making Holiday Cocktails at Liberty Distillery

At local Liberty Distillery on Granville Island they wish to celebrate and pay homage to the old traditions, and their spirits are fermented and distilled onsite following exacting recipes. Each batch is meticulously controlled in each step from the fermentation…

Palate Promenade: Granville Island Discoveries 2014

On February 1, 2014 we presented our first ever Palate Promenade Tasting Tour which was also the first event we produced and presented with the Granville Island Merchants Association and Tourism Vancouver for their Dine Out Festival.  This new event was…

Artisan SakeMaker Sake Release Tasting

On January 15, I attend the  Fraser Valley Junmai Sake – Series Two release tasting which also celebrated Artisan SakeMaker’s 7th Anniversary. These sake are part of the regional Osake series made from 100% organically grown sake rice in Abbotsford, BC.  Series…

A Bread Affair

1680 Johnson Street (on Granville Island), Vancouver, BC (604) 514-2353 Advice:  Open Mon to Sun 7:30am – 7pm A Bread Affair is a family-owned business that has been specializing in baking handmade artisan breads since 2005. They recently opened this…

Touring The Liberty Distillery

Last week I toured, Vancouver’s first craft distillery to create spirits from organic wheat, located on Granville Island. This new distillery has been 4 years in the making, Lisa Simpson, co-founder with her husband Robert have exuberant patience as well…

Palate Promenade: Granville Island Discoveries on February 1

Ever wish you could go to Granville Island and just eat everything?! Presented by Vancouver Foodster and Granville Island, this new event in the Dine Out Fest will allow you to do just that, well almost. Visit over 11 Island merchants including…

Chef Simon McNeil

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…

WIN a Dine Out Experience at Dockside

The Dockside Restaurant offers superbly prepared classic dishes in a setting like no other. Located on the waterfront where Granville Island faces the city. The open dining room is relaxed yet refined, wrapped in spectacular floor to ceiling windows, while…

Brunch with Zak Santiago at The Sandbar

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…

Summer Menu Tasting at Edible Canada

Visited Edible Canada at the Market earlier in the summer to taste Executive Chef Tom Lee Summer menu. 1st Dish: LOCAL ASPARAGUS SALAD arugula, watercress, radish, egg, Windset Farms tomatoes, walnut oil vinaigrette 2nd Dish: TOGARASHI RICE CRACKER CRUSTED WILD ALBACORE TUNA warm fingerling…

Chef Tom Lee

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…

Market Dinner featuring Chef Andrea Nicholson

On Thursday, January 26 I attended this Market Dinner with visiting Chef Andrea Nicholson of Top Chef Canada & Killer Condiments. The Food Network’s Top Chef Canada made Chef Andrea Nicholson a well-known name in the culinary world, but for…

Brunch with Bif Naked at Edible Canada at the Market

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…

A Plugged-In Tour of Granville Island’s Artistry & History

Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) launches a plugged-in Chef Instructor led walking tour of Vancouver’s historic and diverse Granville Island.   For $40.00 per person join us as we savour the wares of the market’s many globally influenced and locally…

Night of the Rosés July 14

This summer’s evening Sommelier, Tim Ellison of Bistro 101®, will provide a guided tour of a blooming international phenom; rosé wines.  This 5-course journey pays homage to the diversity and food friendliness of this playful wine style.  These especially chosen…

Taste the Food of Atlantic Canada House

I had the pleasure of meeting Revanna Powell, a Culinary Student in her 2nd year at The Culinary Institute of Canada in PEI. She is in a 2 year culinary arts program that is affiliated with Holland College in Charlottown….

Culinary Treats at the Olympics House of Switzerland

I met Chef Beda Zengg yesterday at House of Switzerland where he cooked up some of his culinary delights from Switzerland for me to taste. We are fortunate to have some fine Swiss Chefs in Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics…

House of Switzerland Opening at the Olympics

This afternoon I attended the grand opening of House of Switzerland for the 2010 Winter Olympics on Granville Island in Vancouver. The House of Switzerland is the official Swiss guest centre at the Olympic Games. It has been set-up and…

A Taste of Atlantic Canada during Olympics

Backstage Lounge, Granville Island Daily Food Sampling -11:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. We couldn’t show you the East Coast hospitality we’re famous for without food-and lots of it! Atlantic Canada House is pleased to offer complimentary food sampling, prepared…

House of Switzerland at the Olympic Games in Vancouver

The XXI Winter Olympic Games will take place from 12 – 28 February 2010 in Canada’s Vancouver and Whistler. The House of Switzerland will be represented twice this time. The unique Swiss guest centres will be set up in the…

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