Tag: Kitsilano

New Dishes at The Oakwood

Since I am a fan of Chef Michael Robbins cooking, I was in for dinner to taste some of the new additions to his spring menu! 1st dish: Fried Octopus ($7) with Komatsuna (Japanese mustard spinach), pickled shallots, bacon aioli…

Brunch with Dawn Chubai 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…

Brunch with Bill Richardson at Trattoria

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 Brian Fowke

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 Joe Leary at Chewies

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 Bibo New Dishes Party

On Monday I attended a lunch at The Bibo to launch the many new dishes on their latest menu. Starting with the appetizers al imported from Italy, were Black and green olives from Salerno Porcini mushrooms from Piemonte Artichokes from…

Brunch: Terry David Mulligan 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…

Chewie’s Opening

Last night, December 14th I attended the opening party of Chewie’s Steam and Oyster Bar in Kitsilano. Media guests were treated to a sit down dinner party where we could order anything we wanted off the menu and try as…

The Bibo Italian Restaurant Opening

On Tuesday night March 15th, I attended the opening party for The Bibo Italian Restaurant in Kitsilano. Once inside a wide selection of Antipasti was being served to the invited guests and media, red and white Italian wines poured Montepulciano…

Atithi Celebrates 2 Years

On Monday February 7, I attended the 2nd Anniversary Multi-Course Bengali dinner hosted by Atithi Indian Restaurant in Kitsilano. They invited some media friends to a 7 course tasting menu to celebrate their anniversary. Chef Roy Abhishek welcomed everyone and…

Las Margaritas Don Julio Pairing Dinner

On December 7th I attended this tasting dinner pairing Don Julio Tequila with a menu prepared by popular Mexican eatery Las Margaritas in Kitsilano. As people were seated they were served the Cider House Rules Cocktail made with the Blanco…

Breakfast at Rocky Mtn Flatbread

Do you love eating pizza for breakfast ? Now you don`t have to feel guilty, you can start your day right with a selection of breakfast pizzas topped with scrambled eggs, steak, wild boar bacon, chocolate and bananas. Rocky Mountain…

Summer Time at Q4

Q4 recently launched their summer menu with a brand new pizza oven firing off traditional thin-crust pizzas every night. They also have great summer specials including an Antipasto sharing platter and prosecco on the new patio. A friend joined me…

Bretagne/Normandie Menu at Bistro Pastis

The other night, I dined with friends at Bistro Pastis, Vancouver’s own authentic French bistro where you can enjoy French regional summer dinners – a traditional three-course table d’hôte for only $35. Located on France’s northwest coast, this areas specialties…

Nimby Burger Opening

Last night was the opening party for Nimby Burger in Kitsilano, a late night party outside on the deck across from Kits beach. This new burger joint is a take out spot that has burgers, fries and milkshakes. My favourites…

An Indian Tasting Dinner at Jolly’s

I dined with a group of media friends recently at Jolly’s, a wonderful restaurant in Kitsilano that is a purveyor of fine Indian cuisine. Although we had a select menu, we were often surprised to see more and more dishes…

Kitsilano: 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…

Piato 1st Anniversary Party

I spent the night of December 3rd at Piato Estiatorio, enjoying their wonderful greek cuisine, indulged with grilled pita and hummous and tzataki for dipping, loved the mini lamb burger and other appies. Complimentary wine was served along with appies,…

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