Tag: Olympic Village

Brewhall Opening

On August 8th, I attended the opening party for Daniel Frankel’s new Brewhall, Vancouver’s first and only craft brewery and large-scale foodhall, beerhall, arcade and coming soon beer store. They are a collaboration brewery, working with many brewing partners and…

Former Steel Toad Brewing to become T&B Brewing Co.

Steel Toad Brewing was recently purchased by Daniel Frankel and his Tap & Barrel group, as Daniel said “Richard, I wanted to send you this first, so you heard it from me”. In the Spring 2018, Tap & Barrel will…

First Taste of Fife Bakery

I had the pleasure of getting to know Felix Yau a few years back when he was a Chef working with Joey Restaurants in Coquitlam. He had baked me some of his bread to try which I did, I remember…

Touring Faculty Brewing

Husband-and-wife team Mauricio, the head brewer, and Alicia, the architect behind the brewery’s design started their brewery this past August. Located in the Olympic Village neighborhood just South of 2nd Avenue. At Faculty Brewing, they strive to create an open…

Interview with Chef Hiro Amano

Vancouver is home to some of the best chefs in the world, many have worked for the top chefs and restaurants around the world as well as around the city. Dishing with the Chefs is a series of Interviews with some…

A Yakitori Feast at Q Shi Q Japanese BBQ

Executive Chef Hiro Amano guided me through a tasting of multiple courses of the yakitori focussed menu. The preparation of Yakitori involves skewering the meat with kushi, a type of skewer typically made of steel, bamboo, or similar materials. Afterwards,…

Olympic Village Brunch Crawl 2016

On January 17, 2016 we presented the second crawl in a series of neighborhood brunch crawls in this 3rd year of our brunch crawl series we produced and presented with Tourism Vancouver for their Dine Out Festival. Participants had a…

First Taste of Bao Down Gastropub + Raw Bar

I toured this new eatery that opened a few days ago in the Olympic Village neighborhood, Run by Owners Matt Adolfo and chef/partner Greg Edwards, they are serving dinner presently with brunch and lunch service to follow within a week…

Olympic Village Brunch Crawl on January 17

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster, this expanded event from 2015 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit several restaurants throughout the Olympic Village neighbourhood as you taste all sorts of dishes in this…

Brunch with Goldie Hoffman at The Flying Pig

Brunch is a favourite past time shared by many and should be an extraordinary experience, one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for brunch. Each of the places I visit is unique for what is offered along…

Q Shi Q Opening

On October 22nd, I attended the opening party for this new Japanese Yakitori Bar/Restaurant in the Olympic Village neighborhood. Executive Chef Hiro Amano leads the kitchen and food operations of this new one of a kind Yakitori style bar. Designed…

Brunch at Craft Beer Market

As I am a huge fan of Chicken and Waffles, upon hearing this dish was on the menu here, it was time for a visit to try their brunch menu. Of course since this restaurant’s main focus is their large…

Tasting Plates Olympic Village

On July 8, 2015 we presented our Tasting Plates Olympic Village event that showcased 5 restaurants in the neighborhood. Milano Coffee Roasters MENU Our Tasting Cup: Gold Medal winning Lucky 13 espresso Espresso Velvet Affogato -Vanilla gelato by Milano Denman…

Tasting Plates Olympic Village on July 8

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and establishments in the Olympic Village neighborhood in Vancouver. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Plates…

Craft Beer Market 1st Anniversary

On November 5, 2014 I attended the 1st year anniversary celebration along with 400 other invited guests at their restaurant in Olympic Village. The beer was flowing with a couple of special casks brewed up for the occasion by a…

Food Cart Fest all Summer Long

  The third annual Food Cart Fest runs at its home in the Olympic Village, now through August 31. The biggest food event of the summer is back! Since its inception in 2012, Food Cart Fest has quickly become a…

NUBA CAFE TASTING

Recently I attended a tasting at Nuba Café to try some of their new menu creations as they launched their new dinner menu. I had dined at Nuba Café previously. Nuba Cafe has expanded its service and is now offering…

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