Tag: Richard Wolak

Celebrating 10 Years of Vancouver Foodster

It is hard to believe that my Vancouver Foodster blog is celebrating 10 years since I created it. With my love for food, prior to the blog launch over 10 years ago, I envisioned what I thought the blog would…

Our 100th Episode of Food Glorious Food on CKNW

My Co-host Zahra Alani and I recently took a road trip to Tofino on Vancouver Island to feature this culinary destination on our milestone 100th episode of Food Glorious Food. On this trip we had a chance to learn and…

Celebrating 5 Years on CKNW Radio

I celebrated 5 years as host of the Best and the Foodiest yesterday on CKNW 980 am radio with a special show where we talked about the food trends around the city over the past 5 years as well as…

Best Photo Moments of 2014

Over the past year I have met many wonderful chefs, and personalities in not only the restaurant industry but in all sorts of places that are unique in one way or another. Here are some random shots of those people…

Best Photo Moments of 2013

Over the past year I have met many wonderful chefs, and personalities in not only the restaurant industry but in all sorts of places that are unique in one way or another. Here are some random shots of those people…

Best Foodie Events of 2013

I went to a lot of different food events, openings and parties during 2013 in and around Vancouver, here are my top 20 standouts of the year. Note: These are not in any ranking order. 1)    Brewery and the Beast…

2nd Annual Food Awards at the Vancouver Folk Fest

During the weekend of July 19-21, 2013 I enjoyed countless hours listening to music from musicians who performed at the 36th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival that was held at Jericho Beach Park. In addition to the music, I ate…

Food Talks Volume 6

Food Talks Vol 6 Speakers (from left to right) Themis Velgis, Shab Samimi, Mark Simpson, Julia Smith, James Coleridge & Marcus Von Albrecht (photo by Dianne Chow) On February 12th we presented the sixth Food Talks Vancouver event that featured…

Best Foodie Events of 2012

I went to a lot of different food events, openings and parties during 2012 in and around Vancouver, here are my top 18 standouts of the year. 1)  2012 Gold Medal Plates was the most amazing gastronomic experience. 2) From Farms…

Food Awards at the Vancouver Folk Fest

During the weekend of July 13 – 15, 2012 I enjoyed countless hours listening to music from musicians who performed at the 35th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival that was held at Jericho Beach Park. In addition to the music,…

Best Meals of 2011

Being a food writer I have been fortunate to dine in some amazing restaurants around the Vancouver area, many of my meals were good but the ones on this list were extraordinary in all senses. Much of the kudos to…

Best Foodie Events of 2011

I went to a lot of different food events, openings and parties during 2011 in and around Vancouver and these are the standouts of the year. 1)    Chewies  Opening was the best restaurant opening of the year. 2)    Ocean Wise…

Favourite Meals of 2010

Being a food writer I have been fortunate to dine in some amazing restaurants around the Vancouver area, lots of my meals were good but the ones on this list were extraordinary in all senses. 1)      Dinner on the Floating…

Favourite Desserts of 2010

I have always loved desserts and not just any dessert, usually chocolate is part of the dessert but not always. This list is devoted to the most memorable desserts that I have eaten in 2010. I have listed each dessert,…

Favourite Dishes of 2010

There are dishes that you eat when dining out in a restaurant and then there are dishes that are standouts, ones that you remember for a long time to come. This list is devoted to my favourite dishes that I…

Best Foodie Events of 2010

I went to a lot of different food and wine events during 2010 and these are the standouts of the year. 1)Q4 al Centro Opening was the best restaurant opening of the year. http://vancouverfoodster.com/2010/12/10/q4-al-centro-opening/ 2)Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown was…

Yaletown Best Burger Competition on Canada Day

Head on down to the 1200 block of Hamilton on July 1st and celebrate Canada Day Yaletown style. The highlight of the day is going to be the Yaletown Best Burger Competition being held in front of SOCIETY of which…

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