Tag: Kitsilano

New Pizzas Tasting at Novo Pizzeria

As one who appreciates a great tasting pizza, I was happy to lend my palate to taste some of Chef Carmine’s new pizza creations at Novo Pizzeria in Kitsilano, here is the run down. 1st dish: Novo Filetti Pizza with…

First Taste of Cacao

Notable Chef Jefferson Alvarez originally from Venezuela, has been working in the Executive Chef role at several restaurants around the over the past several years, some of which included Fraiche as well as most recently Secret Location. Over the past…

Mak N Ming Opening

Last night, I attended the opening party of the stylish Mak N Ming in Kitsilano. It’s co-owned by Chefs Makoto Ono and Amanda Cheng with the backing of Julius Dong. The dining room seats 24 although they are licensed for 40….

Kitsilano Brunch Crawl on January 22

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

First Taste of Café Lokal

A European styled café in the heart of Kitsilano, run by owner Zoran Milakovic who has years of experience working in other cafes here and back home in Serbia. Loved the seating options throughout the café with it’s unique table…

First Taste of Chi Restaurant

With a passion for cooking delicious cuisine, Owner/Chef Le Chi has recently opened her own restaurant in Kitsilano to offer diners a taste of traditional Vietnamese flavors in a contemporary and modern style. One thing they have learned is that…

George Kerasiotis Pizza Maker for over 49 years

For someone who works their craft day in and day out for 49+ years, there is bound to be some exciting stories to share. I was honoured and excited to watch George take me through the steps as he makes…

Sesame Fries with Miso Gravy

When writing about food and drink is the job, if it tastes good and it’s unique enough then our readers should know about it. Sesame Fries with Miso Gravy The famous Sesame Fries with their housemade notable Miso Gravy that…

Tasting Plates Kitsilano West on September 30

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and establishments in the Kitsilano neighbourhood (on Broadway and 4th Avenue between Macdonald and Dunbar). This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up…

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…

Brunch with Uwe Boll at Bistro Pastis

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 The Bibo

Visited The Bibo recently to taste some new pastas, pizza and desserts on their latest menu. 1st dish: The Gnocchi ala Romana a Roman style gnocchi made with semolina flour, Parmigiano reggiano and pecorino cheese, without sauce, cooked in the…

Kitsilano Brunch Crawl 2015

On January 18, 2015 we presented the second crawl in a series of neighborhood brunch crawls in this 2nd year of our brunch crawl series we produced and presented with the Shop West 4th BIA and Tourism Vancouver for their…

Kitsilano Brunch Crawl on January 18

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster, this expanded event from 2014 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit multiple restaurants throughout the Kitsilano neighbourhood as you taste all sorts of dishes in this brunch…

Classic Dishes at Bistro Pastis

John Blakeley has been serving classic French bistro fare for over 15 years. Executive Chef, Spencer Watts continues creating dishes with French techniques that are perfectly executed. The restaurant is named after Pastis of which the restaurant carries an extensive…

Chocolate Arts Holiday Preview

I sat down with head chocolatier Greg Hook to learn preview their holiday collection for this years season. From bite-sized stocking stuffers to show-stopping centerpieces, Greg Hook and his team employ their signature combination of artisanal techniques, attention to detail…

Tasting Plates West 4th

On October 7, 2014 we returned to West 4th Avenue presenting our 2nd edition of Tasting Plates West 4th that showcased 7 establishments throughout the area. The August Jack MENU Our Tasting Plate: Smoked Salmon Duo Las Margaritas MENU Our…

Tasting Plates Kitsilano West 4th on October 7

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the West 4th neighborhood in Kitsilano at this 2nd annual West 4th Avenue edition. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving…

Sakura Japanese Tea Ceremony at O5

  To celebrate spring and the coming out of all the cherry blossoms around the city, O5 Rare Tea held a unique tea ceremony featuring their special Sakura Tea (made of cherry blossoms).   This was a tea ceremony after…

Interview with Chef Tatsuya Katagiri

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 of…

Be a Foodie at Feast of 4th October 1-13

Everyday between October 1 and 13, the Shop West 4th BIA will be spotlighting daily special foodie events on West 4th featuring your favourite restaurants and specialty food & beverage purveyors – price-fixe dinners, intimate ticketed group dinners and special…

Chef Jonathan Chuy

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 at Q4 Ristorante in Kitsilano

Last weekend, my mom joined me for brunch at Q4 Ristorante , as Mothers Day was approaching this seemed like the perfect time for a brunch. To begin, my mom had the Caesar Salad while I had the Arugula Balsamic…

Brunch with Rebecca Bollwitt at The Oakwood

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…

Brunch with Aamer Haleem at The Bibo

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…

Steamworks Craft Beer Dinner at Darby’s

On March 11th, I dined at Darby’s Public House for the Steamworks Beer Dinner. Chef A.J. Jackson prepared 3 courses which were paired with each of the Steamworks beers. Steamworks Brewmaster Caolan opened the night talking about his beers and…

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