Tag: Richmond

Pineapple Bun at The Lido

When writing about food and drink is the job, if it tastes good and it’s unique enough then our readers should know about it. Pineapple Bun The star of the show is the Pineapple Bun with Butter ($2.75) at this…

Touring the Dumpling Trail in Richmond

I recently embarked on a tour around a few restaurants in Richmond that specialize in a variety of house-made dumplings. If you didn’t already know, there are over 20 different types of Asian dumplings that come in all shapes and…

First Taste of Faebrew

With a passion to create one of a kind brewing experiences, Vincent Wong did just that opening his own coffee brew bar, which is the only one of it’s kind in Canada. Named after Fairies, Faebrew is a coffee bar…

New Dishes, Fall Menu at The Apron

I was invited in to try Executive Chef Robert Uy new fall and winter menu which offers up innovative dishes using as much local in-season ingredients as possible. 1st dish: Celeriac Soup a delicious seasonal, Celery and parmesan soup that was…

Eating at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Mall

When shopping at any mall, eating is often part of the overall experience. At the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Mall which is located close to the Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, they feature a selection of restaurants and cuisines. I recently…

Richmond Night Market Another Go Around

On Saturday night I visited this market for the first time this season, after a lengthy wait in line, I then enjoyed the next 3 hours eating my way around the market. My 1st stop was to Benkei Ramen to…

Interview with Chef Robert Uy

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…

Tasting Plates Richmond

Cocoru Chicken On Wednesday April 13, we presented our 2nd tasting tour of the central Richmond area featuring a great selection of restaurants; centered on Number 3 Road and area from Bridgeport to Westminster Highway. The Apron Our Tasting Plate:…

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Richmond

If someone is looking to partake in Chinese New Year activities as a small group or as just an individual, there’s lots of different events happening in Richmond: International Buddhist Temple’s Chinese New Year Flower Bazaar – February 3-8 Modelled…

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:…

Best Hidden Patios Take 3 Vancouver

Vancouver is fortunate to have some great restaurants with outdoor patios that are secluded and hidden off the beaten track. This list represents some of the latest Best hidden patios in the city that you are going to love this…

Tasting Chocolates, Caramels and Confections at Wild Sweets

Wild Sweets by Dominique & Cindy Duby produces unique hand painted chocolates with complex flavour fillings along with caramels, confections and more. I had a chance to taste several of their chocolates, caramels, and much more recently at a private…

Win a $200 Dinner for 4 at the American Grille

To celebrate the holiday season, Vancouver Foodster is giving away tasty experiences and dinners to some of the top restaurants around the Vancouver area.   Enter to Win dinner for 4 (value of  $200) Prize is valued at $200 American…

Desserts To Go at Wild Sweets

Wild Sweets by Dominique & Cindy Duby recently launched a premium desserts selection that combine their chocolate with crème brulee, chocolate mousse and other fine elements. The desserts can be ordered online through their website for pickup at their Richmond…

Tasting Plates Central Richmond

On July 9, 2014 we presented our Tasting Plates Central Richmond event that showcased 6 restaurants throughout the area from Bridgeport to Westminster Highway bordering No 3 Road area. It was a beautiful evening in sunny Richmond, attendees had a…

Tasting Plates Central Richmond on July 9

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the central Richmond neighborhood.  This evening tasting extravaganza will be centered on Number 3 Road and area from Bridgeport to Westminster Highway, goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each…

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…

Il Nido Ristorante Opening

Last night I celebrated with Franco Felice who is the founder and owner of Il Nido in Aberdeen Centre in Richmond. Malcolm Brodie the Mayor of Richmond was on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony. Located inside Aberdeen Centre on the…

Chinese New Year Celebration at Sea Harbour

Last night I was one of the fortunate to dine at Sea Harbour Restaurant in Richmond to celebrate The Year of the Horse. The dinner was hosted by Tourism Richmond, I joined other media friends for a feast of delightful…

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Richmond

Already abandoned or forgotten those New Years resolutions? Don’t despair. Chinese New Year, celebrated this year on Friday, January 31, is just around the corner. It’s a second chance to say good riddance to nagging bad habits and usher in…

Brunch with Gio Levy at Earls Restaurant

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…

Experiencing the Richmond Night Market

On Saturday night my friend Nikki Caine and I visited this market for the first time, I know this may come as a surprise to you, how is it possible that I haven’t been before, well it’s true. I first…

2012 Chinese Restaurant Awards

A packed house filled the award ceremony at the River Rock Hotel yesterday in Richmond. At the reception we dined on some of the winners dishes, a Gluttonous Rice dish as well as Durian Puffs. The panel of 12 professional…

Chef Paul Haldane

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…

Summer Party at Nooch

On Tuesday August 2nd I attended a Latin Barbq Summer Party on the lawn outside of Nooch Snack & Chill in Richmond. The cooks were grilling up chicken and seafood tacos and peaches! Inside Nooch, there was new art on…

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