Tag: Local

Subscription Based Local Food

Vitae Juice Created by two young Vancouverites, Vitae Juice offers fresh, unpasteurized cold-pressed juice with door-to-door delivery service in the Vancouver Area. Using only natural and seasonal ingredients, from 100% organic, non-GMO fruit and vegetables. Vitae Juice has 15 juice…

Growing Chefs Says Thank You

Through the events that I organize under the Vancouver Foodster umbrella I am fortunate to select the charities or non-profit organizations that I think can benefit in one way or another. One of those charities that I have been supporting…

Ice Cream in Brown Paper Packages

I have always loved ice cream sandwiches, cookies and ice cream, Brown Paper Packages is a local company that sells their home-made ice cream sandwiches at farmers markets around the city. I had the opportunity to try a selection of…

Juicing it Up with The Juice Box

The Juice Box company is the most recent newcomer to the Juice scene in Vancouver, they don’t have a truck or a storefront, instead they produce their juice in a local commissary and deliver to customers all over the city…

Eating a Local Dinner

Eating great locally made products is something that is important for our local economy. We have so many food producers in the Vancouver area, here are a couple of companies who have sent me some of their products which made…

Forage Opening

Last night December 3rd, I attended the opening party of Forage the new restaurant in the Listel Hotel on Robson. Chef Chris Whittaker talked paying homage to past tradition, finding exceptional local fare through farmer and fisher folk, preserving seasonal…

Crock Pot Beer Chicken

More and more I am now returning to my roots for some home cooking, this article series features a recipe for a dish that I made at home and features a local product from BC, such as beer from a…

Vancouver Foodster Pancake Challenge

Welcome to the 1st ever Vancouver Foodster #Local Pancake Challenge. I have invited restaurants from all over the city to create a Savoury or Sweet Pancake Dish to enter into this challenge. Each creation must have a minimum of 3…

From Farms to Forks 3 on October 21

A Growing Chefs! Harvest Kitchen Party   Can you imagine being in the kitchen of one of Vancouver best chefs’ while they are preparing gourmet creations? Wander through the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts’ classroom kitchens and watch some of…

Eating a Local Breakfast

Eating a balanced breakfast is the most important thing to do, and eating local is something that I believe in as much as possible. There are many locally produced food products that can fit into your daily routine. These are…

Cartems Donuts and the Story

The other day I heard about a new donut shop that popped up at the corner of Carrall and Hastings. I was curious, and I had to check it out.  Within an hour of them opening just as I got…

EDIBLE CANADA AT THE MARKET

1551 Johnston Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-682-6681 Web: http://www.ediblecanada.com/bistro.php Twitter: @ediblecanada Advice: Located across from the Public Market on Granville Island. I love art and more so love art on a plate, visiting for lunch recently I indulged in both. Having…

DIVA AT THE MET

645 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC Tel: 604-602-7788 http://www.metropolitan.com/diva/about_diva.htm Twitter: n/a Advice: Offers tasting menus. Located inside the Metropolitan Hotel. Over the years I had dined on weekend breakfasts at Diva, a couple weeks ago I followed one of my favourite…

FRAY ON FRASER

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 3980 Fraser Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-569-3317 Web: http://fray.me/our-menu/ Twitter: @Frayonfraser Advice: Colouring pencils at each table for kids or adults to colour away a great added touch. This is one of those not so ordinary places…

RAINCITY GRILL

1193 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-685-7337 Web: http://www.raincitygrill.com Twitter: @RaincityGrill Advice: Check out their Monday Market Dinners or one of their Tasting menus. Dishing up local ingredients since opening almost 20 years ago, dining here has always been about the…

SEASONAL 56

#201-26730 56th Avenue, Langley Tel: 604-625-5601 Web: http://www.seasonal56.ca Twitter: @seasonal56 Advice: Check out Chef Beaty ‘s Take It or Leave It daily feature. Located in the Fraser Valley, Seasonal 56 is a destination Farm to Table restaurant, they source most…

THE APRON

3099 Corvette Way, Richmond Tel: 604-303-6565 Web: http://www.westinvancouverairport.com/dining Twitter: n/a Advice: Complimentary valet parking available, offers a 5, 7, and 9 tasting menu. Located inside The Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport Hotel. The room was modern and colourful which was…

Iron Chef Competition at MOV

On September 23, the Museum of Vancouver held an Iron Chef Competition as part of their ongoing exhibit Food and Sustainability. This competition saw two local chefs, Todd Bright from Wild Rice and Jennifer Peters from Raincity Grill facing off…

GORILLA FOOD

101- 436 Richards Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-722-2504 Web: www.gorillafood.com Advice: cash only, the closest atm is a block away in Harbour Centre mall. If you are looking for RAW food in Vancouver then Gorilla Food is the place to go,…

Farmers Markets around Greater Vancouver

Shopping for fresh, local vegetables and fruits at the Farmers markets has always been the best way to support your community. Vancouver is blessed to have a great organization called eatlocal.org that is the umbrella organization for Vancouver Farmers Markets….

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