Tag: Seafood

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…

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…

Seafood in Steveston

On September 30, I dined at three different restaurants in Steveston with a group of media to taste a variety of different seafood dishes as well as a few others at some notable restaurants. This Steveston Village tour was organized…

THE SANDBAR

1535 Johnston Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-669-9030 Web: http://www.vancouverdine.com/theSandbar0experience.aspx Twitter: @The_Sandbar Advice: Sushi bar is on the main level, dining rooms are located on the 2nd and 3rd levels. On Granville Island, with an entrance that is a bit hidden, you’ll…

CALABASH BISTRO

428 Carrall Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-5882 Web: http://calabashbistro.com/ Twitter: @calabashbistro Advice: Nominal charge of $1 for the dipping sauces. The best place to sit would be downstairs if space permits. Loved the vibe and the Caribbean flavours in the food and…

TERRACOTTA MODERN CHINESE

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 52 Alexander Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-569-3088 Web: http://www.terracottavancouver.com/ Twitter: @Terracotta_Van Advice: The Emperors Room (aka the Sunken Dining Room) seats 12-15 people. Named after the Terracotta warriors, you will want to visit this hip hideaway…

SIDECUT

4591 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, BC (located inside the Four Seasons Resort) Tel: 604-966-5280 Web: www.fourseasons.com/whistler/dining Twitter: FSWhistler Advice: Make an advance reservation for dinner. I went on an excursion to Whistler recently and to have dinner at Sidecut, the server…

SONG HUONG

1613 Nanaimo Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-251-1151 Web: n/a Advice:  If you are vegetarian this is not the restaurant for you. Cash only. A group of my friends and I dined together recently, my friend Minna is Vietnamese and she chose…

TRAMONTO

8811 River Road, Richmond Tel: 604.247.8573 Web: http://www.riverrock.com/dining/tramonto/ Twitter: @Riverrock Advice: Private dining room that comfortably seats 16 guests. Park for free in the casino parkade.  Located upstairs inside the RiverRock Hotel & Casino. I dined here recently with a…

KEN’S CHINESE RESTAURANT

1097 Kingsway, Vancouver Tel: 604-873-6338 Web: www.kenschineserestaurant.com Advice: Have a private room that holds 40, good idea to share some of the dishes. This award winning restaurant has been on my list to check out for quite sometime, very happy…

BISTROT BISTRO

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1961 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-732-0004 Web: www.bistrotbistro.com Twitter: @bistrotbistro Advice: If you would like some bread, then order a half or full baguette from the top of the menu. 3 Course Price Fixe…

BANANA LEAF

3005 West Broadway, Vancouver Tel: 604-734-3005 Web: www.bananaleaf-vancouver.com Advice: Bring friends along and share the dishes. Love this tropical hideaway that is a little bit of paradise in the city, I dined here not long ago with a group of…

BERT’S RESTAURANT

  UPDATED 3/4/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 2904 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-876-1236 Web: http://bertsrestaurant.com/ Advice: Sit anywhere you feel like sitting. This is one of those long time places that has become an institution in the city, since 1948, Bert’s…

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…

NORTHERN DELICACY RESTAURANT

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED Unit 2788, 4151 Hazelbridge Way, Richmond Tel: 604-233-7050 Web: www.northern–delicacy.com Advice: Bring friends and order a variety of dishes to share. Ask your server for assistance to describe the dishes listed. Located upstairs in the…

NORTHERN DYNASTY

1180 – 8391 Alexandra Road, Richmond Tel: 604-303-1192 Web: n/a Advice: Go with friends and share the dishes. This is a restaurant that I would have never discovered on my own without hearing about it from a friend who is…

GOLDFISH PACIFIC KITCHEN

UPDATED 3/4/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1118 Mainland Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-689-8318 Web:  www.goldfishkitchen.com Advice: Make reservations for lunch and dinner. With a menu that is asian inspired, this sleek room offers up a wonderous aray of tasty dishes and amazing…

BANANA LEAF

1096 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-683-3333 Web: www.bananaleaf-vancouver.com Advice: Write your name on the chalkboard to get a table. This is my favourite Malaysian restaurant in the city and it is also my favourite location I like it for their…

JOE FORTES

777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-669-1940 Web: www.joefortes.ca Advice: Ask for a table upstairs or in the corner if you wish privacy. Valet your car as their isn’t much parking on Robson or nearby. Outstanding fish selections and service made…

GO FISH

1505 W. First Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-730-5040 Advice: They don’t take reservations. Open rain or shine, call for hours. Line-ups can be long on sunny days. I am a regular at this outside, take out seafood shack at Fisherman’s Wharf,…

Coast Restaurant Opens

Vancouver, British Columbia (June 30, 2009): Emad Yacoub and Shannon Bosa Yacoub, owners of THE GLOWBAL COLLECTION of Restaurants announce:• the company’s popular Yaletown seafood restaurant COAST is relocating to a newly designed, soaring 7,000 square-foot space in downtown Vancouver;…

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