Tag: Kitsilano

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…

New Dishes Tasting at The Bibo

Visited The Bibo last week to taste some new dishes on the new menu by the new Executive Chef  Matt Repetto. 1st Dish: Ravioli Alla Piemontese stuffed with meat in a Piedmont sauce 2nd Dish: Porcini Mushroom Risotto 3rd Dish:…

Chef Trevor Bird

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…

Gluten Free Dinner at Darby’s

On January 29th, I dined at Darby’s Public House for the Gluten Free Dinner which was paired with Magic Moments Vodka Cocktails. The vodka is made from rice and is Gluten Free so it was fitting for this dinner. Chef…

Chocolate Arts Celebrates 20 Years

Last night I celebrated chocolate with one of Vancouver’s reknown chocolatier’s Greg Hook, as he and his company celebrated their 20 Year Anniversary. It was a fine affair that indulged us all with chocolate treats all through the shop as…

Discovering O5 Tea

Sitting down with Pedro Villalon has a very different meaning, Pedro is known as the Tea Hunter, he is a passionate individual who spends time in small farms around Asia, creating relationships with tea farmers and bringing their product back…

Brunch with Ryan Beil at Q4

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…

Chef Victor Bongo

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…

Tasting Plates Kitsilano

On September 12th we presented the third Tasting Plates Vancouver event that showcased 10 restaurants, cafes, & food truck in 10  locations all over Kitsilano including Burrard, Arbutus, West Broadway, West Fourth and area. The evening began at the rear…

Tasting Plates Kitsilano: The Menu

Join us for dinner at 10 restaurants, cafes, & food truck that will be participating in the event which will take place in Kitsilano including Burrard, 4th Avenue, Broadway, Arbutus and area. Each of the restaurants will be doing tasting…

WIN a Tasting Experience at Establishment

Known for Chef Bongo’s flavourful dishes such as his African Chicken Peanut Soup, Chef Bongo is also quickly becoming known for his immaculate desserts. A real crowd pleaser, Chef Bongo’s Unbaked Mascarpone Cheesecake is already a hit and worthy of…

Brunch with Christian Sida-Valenzuela at Q4

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…

Tasting Plates Kitsilano on Sept 12

Tantalize your taste buds at 10 Kitsilano restaurants! This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. If you haven’t been to our previous Tasting Plates events, Novus TV featured our last event on…

Tasting Brunch at The Bibo

It is no secret that I love The Bibo, asides from their great food, both of the owners Andrea and Lorenzo are innovative and are constantly introducing new authentic dishes from Italy to their menu. I attended a tasting recently…

Brunch with Jill Barber at Fable Kitchen

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…

Fable Kitchen Opening

Last night, May 31st, I attended the opening party of Fable Kitchen located on 4th Avenue in Kitsilano. Chef Trevor Bird, appearing on this second season of the popular reality series Top Chef Canada, with front of house partners Ron…

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