Tag: Menu Tasting

Black and Blue Tasting

Chef William Lew recently joined Black and Blue as their new Chef de Cuisine, I was excited to visit and try some of his dishes. He is a talented, creative chef who has an esteemed pedigree. You can follow him…

Summer Tasting at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

Visited the Main Street location recently to taste some of the new dishes as well as some old favourites joined by my friend Vance Licaros. 1st dish: Bruschetta Organic House Baked Bread, Diced Marinated Vine Tomatoes, Parmesan was the perfect…

Summer Tasting at The Boathouse

Visited the Kitsilano location last week to taste some of the new dishes as well as some old favourites from Corporate Chef Brent Fisher, joined by my friend Nikki Caine. 1st dish: Ahi Tuna Tacos with sushi rice and mango…

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…

Lobby Restaurant Summer Menu Tasting

Executive Chef Joel Green launched his summer menu recently and I was invited to taste some of their new dishes. Alaskan Weathervane Scallop Ceviche as the Amuse Beautiful tasting trio of Rangeland Bison Carpaccio with truffle scented rocket greens, Yukon…

Spring Tasting at Cafe Pacifica

I was invited in to dine with a group of media recently to Café Pacifica to taste Executive Chef Bob Wiles Spring Menu where I had a chance to try some of his new dishes. Canapes: Tuna Tataki Compressed Watermelon…

Tasting at Sol Sun Belt Cookery

Visited Sol Sun Belt Cookery last week to taste many new dishes from Executive Chef Abdel Elatouabi joined by my friend Nikki Caine who shared them all with me. 1st dish: Morroccan Flat bread 2nd dish: Grilled Harissa Drummettes 3rd…

New Dishes Tasting at Cafe Il Nido

Visited Café il Nido last week to taste some new dishes on their spring new menu. 1st Dish: Prawns Gamberoni sautéed in olive oil, with chili flakes on a bed of avocado puree 2nd Dish: Funghi – field & forest…

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:…

New Dishes Tasting at House Guest

Visited House Guest recently to taste some new dishes on the new menu by the new Executive Chef Jimmy Stewart. SNACKS 1st dish & 2nd dish: Confit Chicken Wings ($10) brined, smoked, confit with pine salt and mayo Cornbread Madelines…

Fall Tasting at Cafe Pacifica

Visited Café Pacifica recently to taste Executive Chef Bob Wiles Fall Menu where I had a chance to try some of his new dishes. 1st Dish: Ahi Tuna Tartar with sweet soya, yuzu pearls, wasabi infused avocado, citrus, Japanese pickled…

Roaming Dragon Tasting

Roaming Dragon held a menu tasting party last week where they showcased 13 new dishes on their Street Food and catering menus to a packed house at District 319. There were stations set up around the room serving up everything…

New Dishes at Hidden Tasting Bar

Visited recently for dinner to taste some of the dishes that were new additions to their spring menu! 1st dish: Cajun Wings  2nd dish: Grilled Squid Puttanesca  3rd dish: Chicken Fatoush Salad  4th dish: Arctic Char with ratatouille pave  5th…

New Dishes at House Guest

I revisited House Guest last week for an early dinner along with my friend Ajay to try some of their new dishes. Lobster & Waffles ($16) bacon wrapped lobster sausage, pretzel crust, lemon mascarpone waffle topped with tarragon sauce Kobe…

New Dishes Tasting at Fray

I revisited the Fray recently for dinner along with my friend Alvin to try some of their new dishes. Started off with the Rosemary Chips ($5.50) Super Food Salad ($11.95) BC Beet Salad ($9.95) Mountainview Burger ($10.95) Fraser Street Porker ($9.95)…

Tasting Cactus Club English Bay

I was invited in recently to taste Chef Rob Feenie’s menu creations for their new English Bay location that is scheduled to open in January 2012. We had a delightful lunch at their Bentall location where we were treated to…

Fall Menu Tasting at Cafe Pacifica

I dined at Café Pacifica at the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver recently to taste some of Executive Chef Bob Wiles new dishes! 1st dish: Maple-Glazed Scallop wrapped in Pancetta Butternut squash risotto, citrus beurre blanc infused with sage 2nd dish:…

Fall Tasting at Glowball Grill

I revisited Glowbal Grill recently for dinner to taste some of Executive Chef Jason Vallee‘s new dishes! Dish #1 Beet Salad with red and yellow beets, arugula, pecorino   Dish #2 Satay selection with yummy Buttermilk Chicken, Moroccan Lamb, Tuna…

Kitchen Uncorked at YEW Celebrating the Games

On Tuesday Feb 8th I attended this celebration of the 2010 Olympics held inside the kitchen at the Four Seasons Vancouver Hotel. I tasted many items from the Olympics menu which is being featured again in their YEW Restaurant for…

Kitchen Uncorked at the Four Seasons

On Tuesday May 26th I attended this indoor beach bbq party held inside the kitchen instead of outside on the pool deck due to the inclement weather. I tasted many items from the new summer menu for their YEW Restaurant…

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