Tag: Ocean Wise

PAUL STIRFRY

  UPDATED 3/4/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 550 Nelson Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 566-9949 Web: http://www.PaulStirfry.com Twitter: @paulstirfry Advice: Build Your Own is a great feature, choose a protein to any of the featured dishes and choose a starch. No reservations,…

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…

THE HELM

UPDATED 3/4/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1180 Howe Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-569-0860 Web: http://www.helmvancouver.com Twitter: @helmvancouver Advice:  Plan to spend the night, go for dinner and stay for the entertainment. Check the website for their calendar listings. The room is hip…

WIN 2 Tickets to “The Inside Taste”

Enter to WIN 2 Tickets to “The Inside Taste” A Sustainable Plate & Pairing on January 20 at the Vancouver Aquarium, the ticket winners will not only attend the event, you will join me @vanfoodster and be my co-reporters covering…

EBO RESTAURANT

UPDATED 7/1/17 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED  4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby Tel: 604-453-0788 Web: http://www.eborestaurant.com/ Twitter: @EBOrestaurant Advice: The Taste of EBO is a 3 course special for $42 Hidden inside the Delta Burnaby Hotel, is a gem worth your discovery, asides…

2010 Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown

The 3rd Annual Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown was a huge success at a great event hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium on November 24th. This event saw hundreds of people sampling many or all of the twelve chowders from BC’s…

Contest: Win a Copy of The Ocean Wise Cookbook

Jane’s cookbook is called “Ocean Wise: Seafood Recipes that are Good for the Planet” In The Ocean Wise Cookbook, freelance writer Jane Mundy compiles together some of the most popular recipes from chefs and restaurants from all across Canada. Jane…

Ocean Wise Chowder ChowDown November 24

The 3rd annual Ocean Wise Chowder ChowDown At the Vancouver Aquarium 7 – 10pm Tickets are $40 (non-members) and $32 (members) 12 of BC’s top Ocean Wise chefs reveal their newest chowder competing for the Best Sustainable Seafood Chowder on…

THE KABOOM BOX

Corner of Granville/Robson (between Robson & Georgia) Tel: n/a Web: http://www.thekaboombox.com/ Twitter: @thekaboombox Advice:  Open Tuesday – Saturday, follow their twitter updates for hours and specials. Open rain or shine. I have been to Fresh Local Wild a couple occasions already…

Ocean Wise Cookbook Launch

On Wednesday November 3rd, I attended “Ocean Wise” CookBook Launch Party at C Restaurant. The book was edited by Jane Mundy who spent a year putting the book together, featuring 139 recipes from top Canadian Chefs. Chef Robert Clark and…

Fresh Local Wild Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Fresh Local Wild, a new mobile food cart that opens today on the corner of Granville & Robson downtown Vancouver. The party was held at a secret offsite location where invited guests…

RESTAURANT 62

2001 McCallum Road, Abbotsford Tel: 604-855-3545 Web: http://www.restaurant62.ca Twitter: @Restaurant62 Advice: Reservations are a good idea. 3 course prix-fixe menu only $24. I went on an excursion to Abbotsford to visit a couple of eco farms and to have dinner…

COMMUNE CAFE

UPDATED 2/28/16 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1002 Seymour Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-681-2551 Web: www.communecafe.ca Twitter: @communecafe Advice: Sit at the Communal Table or on the outside patio.   Loved the communal table in the center of the cafe with the bright…

Eat Ocean Wise and Attend the “Best Party in the City”

Dine at Ocean Wise restaurants for a chance to win two tickets to Vancouver Aquarium’s signature fundraising gala! From May 7 to 25, dine at a participating Ocean Wise restaurant and enter to win two tickets to Vancouver Aquarium’s signature…

ORU

1038 Canada Place, Vancouver Located inside the Fairmont Pacific Rim, 2nd floor Tel: 604-695-5500 Web: http://www.orucuisine.com/ Twitter: @OruRestaurant Advice: Organize a group of up to 12 friends and request the Chefs Table – this is a foodies dream (advance reservations are…

MIKU RESTAURANT

2-1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-3900 Web: www.mikurestaurant.com Twitter: @MikuRestaurant Advice: Go with a friend or two and be adventurous and share some dishes. I finally visited Miku and I went for lunch with my friend Avelino who works as a…

DOCKSIDE RESTAURANT

1253 Johnston Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-685-7070 Web: http://www.docksidebrewing.com Advice: Make a reservation thru Open Table. If someone in your party is celebrating a birthday tell the Manager not the server. My family and I had dinner recently and were delighted…

Ocean Wise Mystery Tour

I was invited to take part in the amazing Ocean Wise Mystery Tour on January 21st , a unique event to celebrate 5 years of the Ocean Wise program. The event was kicked off with a champagne reception at the…

Best Foodie Events of 2009

I went to a lot of different food and wine events during 2009 and these are the standouts of the year. 1) Coast Restaurant Opening party was the best restaurant opening of the year. 2) Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown…

Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown

The 2nd Annual Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown was a huge success at a great event hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium on November 25th. This sold out event saw hundreds of people sampling many or all of the ten chowders…

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