Tag: New Dishes

CAVU Kitchen Bar Spring Menu, New Dishes

Visited last week joined by my friend Jim Smith to taste a selection of new dishes from Executive Chef Alex Hancock’s Spring menu, he has put a fresh twist on new dishes that are light, colourful and flavourful. 1st dish:…

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…

Salida 7, New Chef, New Dishes

Visited last week to taste a selection of new dishes from new Executive Chef Devin Blaney’s winter menu, he has added his twist to the Spanish inspired menu. 1st dish: Gamboa al Ajillio prawns, chili, white wine, almonds, parsley, garlic,…

Tasting New Dishes at Milestone’s

Corporate Chef Jason Rosso had recently changed over 80% of the restaurant menu. I tried several of the new dishes while tasting 3 desserts that previously graced the menu at Milestone’s Crossroads location, one location that I hadn’t visited previously….

Catch 122 Fall Menu, New Dishes

Visited last week to taste a selection of new dishes from new Executive Chef Jason Vallee’s fall menu, he has put a fresh twist on new dishes that are light and flavourful, it’s season forward at Catch 122. 1st dish:…

New Dishes at Frankie’s Italian Kitchen

Featuring traditional Italian dishes with recipes from the owners mother, Frankie’s Italian Kitchen & Bar serves a wide range of classic Italian dishes in warm, welcoming surroundings. After months of tasting and testing overseen by new Executive Chef Karl Gregg,…

Bambudda Fall Menu Tasting

Visited last night to taste some of Chef Curtis Luk’s new dishes, he is the new Executive Chef of the restaurant, I was excited to take a whirl through his menu, as well as the new cocktail menu by Bartender…

Fall Menu Tasting at Famoso Pizzeria

I was invited back to taste some of their new dishes and pizzas which were recently added to the menu for the fall season. 1st dish: Korean Bbq Pork Pizza – slow roasted bbq pork, Korean bbq sauce, fior di…

The Abbey Fall Menu Tasting

Visited The Abbey last week to taste some of their new dishes, I was joined by my friend Alyssa Dawson to share these dishes. 1st dish: Crudo of sustainable seafood, spicy ponzu 2nd dish: Duck Rillettes 3rd dish: Grilled Chicken,…

Summer Menu Tasting at The Bibo

Visited The Bibo last week to taste some of Chef Danilo’s new dishes and try some of Chef Marco’s new Pizzas! My friend Felix Yau joined me to share these dishes. 1st Dish: Zucchini quite the delicious presentation, local zucchini…

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…

Summer Menu Tasting at Famoso Pizzeria

I was invited to taste some of their new dishes and pizzas which were recently added to the menu. 1st dish: Ricotta Gnudi with eggplant caponata 2nd dish: The Catalan Pizza topped with roasted gala apples, spiced raisins, toasted pine nuts, sautéed…

Spring Menu Tasting at Joe Fortes

Executive Chef Wayne Sych launched his spring menu recently at Joe Fortes and I was invited to taste some of their new dishes. 1st dish: King Crab Tempura – smoked bacon, fresno chile, sweet soy 2nd dish: Peppercorn Ahi Tuna…

New Dishes at Pier 7

I revisited recently to taste some of Chef Michael Mikoda ‘s new dishes on his spring Menu with my friend Nikki joining me. 1st dish Ahi Tuna Tataki 2nd dish: Tomato and Buffallo Mozzarella Salad 3rd dish: Cauliflower Scallop Risotto 4th dish:…

New Dishes at La Mezcaleria

I always look forward to tasting the new dishes these chefs create at this Mexican eatery on the Eastside, I recently tasted some of their newest creations. 1st Dish: Tamarind Squid Barbequed squid, with sweet soy and tamarind marinade, garlic peanuts,…

Menu Tasting at Blue Canoe

Chef Danilo Ibarra invited me in to taste some of his Latin inspired dishes which he has added to his menu at Blue Canoe Restaurant in Steveston. Since I love Latin flavours and haven’t dined at the Blue Canoe in…

Fall Menu Tasting at Le Parisien

I revisited recently to taste their Fall/Winter Menu, I tried some of the new dishes. 1st dish Crispy Pork Belly 2nd dish Smoked Chicken Liver & Fois Gras Parfait 3rd dish Cheese fondue with side salad 4th dish Chorizo Wrapped…

Fall Menu Tasting at Mosaic

I was into Mosaic at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver to taste their Fall Menu, I tried some of the new dishes Chef Thomas Heinrich has on the menu. 1st dish: Chestnut Apple Bisque 2nd dish: Fall Salad 3rd dish: Butter…

Fall Menu Tasting at Joe Fortes

Executive Chef Wayne Sych launched his fall menu recently at Joe Fortes and I was invited to taste some of their new dishes.  1st dish: Lobster Bisque – atlantic lobster, brandy, cream 2nd dish: Truffle Parmesan Fries 3rd dish: Braised…

Fall Menu Tasting at Sol Sun Belt

Visited Sol Sun Belt Cookery last weekend to taste many new dishes of their fall menu from Executive Chef Abdel Elatouabi joined by my friend Rob Kemp who shared them all with me. 1st dish: Vegan Antipasto hummus, roasted eggplant,…

La Pentola Tasting

Having dined at La Pentola previously, there were many new dishes that I wanted to try and did so on this visit.  1st dish: Souffle di parmigiano, zucchini crudo 2nd dish: Heirloom Tomato Salad 3rd dish: Polenta gnocchi, cheese fonduta,…

New Dishes Tasting at House Guest

A couple of weeks ago I dined at House Guest to try some of Executive Chef Jimmy Stewart’s new dishes off his Spring menu. My friends Thor Diakow, Andrew Sosa, Chelsea Hobbis and Cassandra Anderton joined me to sip and…

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…

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