Tag: Music

Contra Kitchen by The Curatorialist

Last week I attended a delicious event at Pacific Restaurant Supply, it was a pop-up food event produced by Chef Deniz Tarakcioglu and his partner Hakan Burcuoglu. Featuring a selection of curated cocktails with an esoteric menu inspired by the…

Food and Music at the 40th Annual Folk Music Festival

During the weekend of July 13-16, 2017 I enjoyed countless hours listening to music from musicians who performed at the 40th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival that was held at Jericho Beach Park. In addition to the music, I enjoyed…

Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 13-16: Your Eating Guide

The 40th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway the weekend of July 13-16, 2017, starting off on Thursday evening this  year. To celebrate their 40th year of the festival, an extra day has been added to the beginning of…

Food and Music at the 39th Annual Folk Music Festival

During the weekend of July 15-17, 2016 I enjoyed countless hours listening to music from musicians who performed at the 39th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival that was held at Jericho Beach Park. In addition to the music, I enjoyed…

Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 15-17: Your Eating Guide

The 39th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway the weekend of July 15-17, starting off on Friday afternoon with musicians performing from all over the world through Sunday night. This is one of my favourite music festivals, I have…

Vancouver Greek Summerfest July 7-17

The 30th Annual Greek Summer Festival starts tomorrow July 7 and runs for 10 days through to July 17. This is an exciting annual celebration of food, entertainment, and family fun — from the famous “BBQ Lamb” and “Loukoumades” (a…

Thai Festival July 9 & 10

The 3rd annual Thai Festival will be held on the North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery from 10:30 am – 8pm on both days. This exciting free festival will celebrate Thai Culture in our city with live performances, arts…

Italian Day on the Drive June 12

Feeling hungry? There’s no better place to satisfy your cravings for all foods – savoury, sweet and everything in between – at the 7th annual Italian Day on The Drive, which is set to take place on June 12th. This…

Gastown BBQ & Chili Fest Winners

This past weekend I participated in the 3rd Annual Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival as one of the celebrity judges, I also had an opportunity to sample much of the fare during the weekend. It was Barbq madness creating a…

Gastown BBQ & Chili Fest August 30 & 31

I am looking forward to being one of the celebrity judges at this weekend’s, 3rd Annual Gastown BBQ & Chili Festival. This annual festival and competition features 12 Gastown restaurants competing against each other, check out the full event schedule….

Discovering Thailand Festival in Vancouver August 22-24

The inaugural Thai Festival will take place this coming weekend August 22-24 downtown Vancouver, presented by The Royal Thai Consulate-General in collaboration with Suan Dusit Rajaphat University. A place to enjoy music, dance, fashion and delicious Thai food this festival…

Food and Music at the 37th Annual Folk Music Festival

During the weekend of July 18-20, 2014 I enjoyed countless hours listening to music from musicians who performed at the 37th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival that was held at Jericho Beach Park. In addition to the music, I snacked…

Tasting Summer Brunch at Market by Jean-Georges

Yesterday I kicked off summer in style on the patio of Market at the Shangri-La Hotel downtown Vancouver, joined by my friend Kenji Maeda. Bubbles, Beats & Brunch takes places every weekend all summer long featuring an array of flavourful…

Jazz Fest 2014 Club Series

The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival showcases a wide range of jazz related concerts from June 20 – July 1, 2014. Featuring all types of concerts in many venues around the city. Here are some of the restaurants and clubs…

Italian Day on the Drive June 8

In one of the biggest displays of all things Italian outside Italy, Commercial Drive will be transformed for the 5th Annual Italian Day. As one of Vancouver’s most celebrated cultural festivals, Italian Day is a showcase of classic style, masterful design and…

Hawkers Market Thrives in East Van

A couple of weeks ago I attended this bustling market that was filled with foodies and music lovers out experiencing food stalls from a growing number of smaller food vendors as well as some known food trucks. Chris Jerome had…

Khatsahlano! Music + Art Festival July 13

Vancouver’s largest, free outdoor music festival takes place on Saturday, July 13 offering an impressive and diverse music line-up this summer that will include the City’s top musical performers and indie acts as well as art exhibitions and special activities….

Carnaval del Sol July 6 & 7

The 5th Annual Carnaval del Sol, Vancouver’s Latin American Celebration of Art and Culture, presented by LatinCouver, returns this year on July 6 & 7 for 2 full days of events. You will be transported into Latino culture with a…

Joy of Feeding 2013

On Sunday June 30th, I spent the afternoon at a glorious event, the Joy of Feeding! This was the 2nd year that I had attended this wonderful event out of its 3 year history and  the setting at UBC Farm…

Joy of Feeding June 30

One of my favourite events that I attended last year returns on a different date this year. The  Joy of Feeding, a fundraiser for UBC Farm will yet again be held at this beautiful farm with 16 multi-cultural home cooks…

Food & Artisan Market at Downtown Jazz Weekend June 22 & 23

The Vancouver International Jazz Festival presents are larger celebration of Free jazz concerts downtown Vancouver this year. All takes place around Robson Square and outside of the Vancouver Art Gallery over the weekend of June 22 & 23, showcasing musicians…

Italian Day on the Drive June 9

The 4th Annual Italian Day returns to Commercial Drive, Sunday June 9th, celebrating Italian culture, traditions and heritage. Some 100,000 participants are expected to take over The Drive as it transforms into the world- renowned spectacle that is the Venice…

2nd Annual Tasting Plates Downtown Vancouver

On February 20th we presented the 2nd Annual downtown edition of Tasting Plates Vancouver event that showcased 9 restaurants, cafes, & food trucks. The evening began inside of Vancouver Fanclub where guests registered and picked up their Tasting Plates Cards and…

Tasting at the Vancouver Christmas Market

Last night I visited the Vancouver Christmas Market for the very first time, centrally located on the Plaza at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, all that was needed was snow and Christmas music to get you in the festive mood! This…

WIN 2 Tickets to the Vancouver Folk Music Fest Package

In Celebration of the upcoming Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Enter to WIN a pair of tickets to July 14 or 15 (Value $150 ) along with a $25 Gift Certificate to Street Meet Truck. Vancouver Folk Music Festival Information Purchase…

Joy of Feeding

Last Sunday I spent the afternoon at a joyous event, the Joy of Feeding! The setting was UBC Farm in the sunshine with 16 multi-cultural home cooks set-up under the tents and serving up their recipe of choice to the…

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