Tag: Richmond

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…

Summer Menu Tasting at The Apron

I revisited The Apron recently for dinner to taste some of the new summer dishes that Executive Chef Hamid Salimian has created. Since I was dining solo, Chef created this Tasting Menu for me portioned accordingly. To Start, off the…

Summer Menu Tasting at Blue Canoe

I was into Blue Canoe Restaurant in Steveston to taste their Summer Menu last week, Chef  Kylo Hoy presented me and my friend Gio with a selection some of their new dishes. First Dish was the chilled Watermelon Soup with…

Persian New Year Dinner at The Apron

On Monday March 28th, I had the pleasure of dining at The Apron in the Westin Wall Centre Hotel to experience their 9 course tasting menu to celebrate the Persian New Year. Chef Hamid Salimian had created this wondrous fine…

Chef Hamid Salimian

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…

2011 HSBC Chinese Restaurant Awards

This years awards presentation was stepped up from last year and I was happy to see the River Rock Hotel host such a nice award ceremony. At the reception we dined on some of the winners dishes, I especially enjoyed…

Noodlemania in Richmond

On November 30 I took part in a tasting tour ‘Noodlemania’ Dine Around Richmond event to a few restaurants specializing in Noodles. The 3 places that I visited on this tour which was hosted by Tourism Richmond, all were Asian…

Westin Wall Centre Hotel Opening in Richmond

On May 6th, I attending the spectacular opening party for the Westin Wall Centre Hotel in Richmond which is located minutes away from the Vancouver International Airport. There were chefs at food stations scattered throughout the room featuring an array…

2010 Edgewater Casino Chinese Restaurant Awards

I was fortunate to attend the 2010 Edgewater Casino Chinese Restaurant Awards (CRA) to award Gold and Silver for the Best Signature Dishes at an awards ceremony held today at the Edgewater Casino’s Stadium Club. “Interest in the Chinese Restaurant…

Inniskillin’s ICE GATE February 12-28 at Richmond O Zone

nniskillin Wines announces it is presenting ICE GATE in the Richmond O Zone, an official celebration site for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. In addition to being the sponsor of ICE GATE, a monumental art installation, Inniskillin will erect a…

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