Tag: Strathcona

Brunch with Jody Vance at Bodega on Main

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…

Bodega on Main Celebrates 1 Year

On September 12, I attended the 1st Anniversary party at Bodega on Main in Strathcona where co-owners Paul Rivas, along with his Business Manager and sister, Natalie Rivas. invited media guests and their friends to celebrate. Although they are celebrating…

New Dishes, New Menu at Torafuku

Chef Clement Chan invited me in to try his new menu of which it featured many new dishes. 1st dish: Miso Corny was juicy and full of flavours, Hickory smoked corn, miso butter, togorashi. 2nd dish: Taco Time Smoked pork hock,…

First Taste of Lisa Lou’s Chocolate Bar

With several years experience as a Pastry Chef, Lisa Gardin’s passion was to open her own shop and that she did a couple of weeks ago. Located at 1007 Main Street, just north of the Main Street skytrain station, this…

Interview with Max Borrowman

Bartender | Torafuku| Vancouver Growing up near the wineries of the Okanagan in a family where food and drink was important helped Max Borrowman develop a fine palate from a young age. He began in the industry as a bar-back…

Made in Strathcona

Meet the Makers Expo was held on Saturday, June 13th in the Strathcona neighbourhood at MakerLabs. This was a great initiative hosted by The Strathcona Business Improvement Association (SBIA) to educate everyone in the community about the businesses in this…

“Meet the Makers Expo” in Strathcona on June 13

The Strathcona Business Improvement Association (SBIA) has announced they will be hosting a “Meet the Makers Expo” on Saturday, June 13th from 11AM-3PM at MakerLabs at 780 East Cordova. The expo will feature innovators, makers, and entrepreneurs from over a dozen…

Interview with Chef Curtis Luk

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…

A.G.R.O. Roasters

I have been a fan of their coffee for quite some time ever since frequenting their Yaletown café. Blake Hanacek founded the roastery in October 2006 first establishing the Yaletown café, eventually he grew his company with a café on…

Tasting Plates Chinatown Strathcona

On November 21st we presented the fourth Tasting Plates Vancouver event that showcased 9 restaurants, cafes, & food truck all over Chinatown and Strathcona. The evening began outside of Beta 5 Chocolates at 413 Industrial Avenue where guests registered and…

Tasting Plates Fall Edition: The Menu

Join us for dinner at 9 restaurants, tea houses, patisserie & a food truck that will be participating in the event which will take place in Chinatown and Strathcona. Each of the establishments will be doing tasting plates of their…

Tasting Plates Fall Edition November 21

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Chinatown and Strathcona! This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and…

Food Talks Preview at Harvest

On Wednesday May 30th, Harvest Community Foods hosted a preview of sorts of our Food Talks series that launches on June 5th. At this free community event, people drove and biked across town and others walked from the within the…

Food Talks Preview at Harvest May 30

Everyone is invited to our Food Talks Preview event to meet some of the local food producers that supply Harvest Community Foods and sample some of their recently launched products. Time: 4pm – 8pm Who is your community? This is…

CAFE BRIXTON

212 East Georgia Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 568-8200 Web: n/a Twitter: n/a Advice: Sit at the communal table or at the window. Slightly secluded as it is off the beaten track of bustling Main Street in Chinatown/Strathcona, the café is…

PIZZERIA FARINA

915 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-681-9334 Web: www.pizzeriafarina.com Twitter: @pizzeriafarina Advice: Don’t share, you may be tempted to share a pizza with friends but my advice is that it is a perfect size for you. Do share the space at…

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