Tag: Vancouver

Afternoon Tea at Soirette Macarons & Tea

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

An Artful Addition Afternoon Tea at Xi Shi Lounge

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

7 Cafes to Follow in Vancouver on Instagram

Instagram is a social media platform that is gaining in popularity globally as well in Vancouver, food photos and especially coffee and desserts photos are a wonderful escape. Here are some of my favourite Vancouver cafes who I have been…

On the Go – Restaurant Delivery in Vancouver

There is a new type of food delivery service called the Breakfast Courier that delvers healthy oriented breakfast eats from restaurants to the doorsteps of residents by bicycle downtown, Kitsilano, Mount Pleasant and areas including Railtown to Commercial Drive. Their website…

Chinese New Year at Bambudda

Bambudda in Gastown will be featuring a selection of canapes and cocktails to celebrate the Year of the Horse Chinese New Year Jan 31 to Feb. 9. I had an opportunity to taste some of the delicious eats and drinks last…

Best 24 New Vancouver Restaurants in 2013

I have dined at a lot of new restaurants that have opened in 2013. These are 24 of the Best NEW Restaurants in Vancouver that newly define how we eat, drink and play. Note: These are not in any ranking…

Best Savoury Dishes in 2013

I have eaten a lot of dishes in restaurants all over and outside of Vancouver in the past year, these are dishes that are standouts, ones that you remember for a long time to come. This list is devoted to…

Best Brunches in Vancouver in 2013

For the past year I have been indulging in brunches almost every weekend as I interviewed celebrities for my brunch series, or out with friends. These are my 45 go to and favourite restaurants for Brunch in and around Vancouver….

7 Pastry Chefs on Instagram to Follow in Vancouver

Instagram is a social media platform that is gaining in popularity globally as well it in Vancouver, food photos and especially desserts photos are a wonderful escape. Here are some of my favourite Vancouver pastry chefs who I have been…

Distinguished North American Restaurants Conference Vancouver

On September 15-18, 2013, Vancouver played host city to the Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRoNA) Conference at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel. I was fortunate to be able to attend many of the sessions as well as the…

New Zealand Meets Asia

On October 21 I attended a wonderful event at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Gardens presented by House Wine featuring over 50 wines from New Zealand paired with Asian dishes from 6 Asian restaurant in Vancouver. Fresh and pure, the…

Cook Hall Menu Lunch Tasting at Market

Atlanta’s famed Cook Hall is being featured in Vancouver at MARKET by Jean-Georges through to October 31, 2013. I had the opportunity to enjoy some dishes during lunch last Friday that was prepared by Cook Hall’s Executive Chef David Gross…

Fall Menu Lunch Tasting at Market

I was into Market at the Shangri-la Hotel to taste their Fall Menu last week, I tried some of the new dishes Chef Chef De Cuisine, Montgomery Lau has on the menu. Freshly baked rolls selection First dish was the…

French Tasting Menu at Mosaic Bar and Grille

Executive Chef Thomas Heinrich creates a different 5 course tasting menu each month, I have tasted some of his others, this time he invited me in to taste his new French Tasting Menu. 1st Course: Fois Gras Parfait with apple,…

Best Filled Croissants in the City

Some people are fans of the traditional plain buttery croissant and others such as me are fans of the filled croissants that go the extra mile. These are the ones that more and more people are yearning to eat for…

Catch 122 Celebrates 1.22 Years

Last night I celebrated with Brent Kyle and Tammy Siu who are the husband and wife co-owners of Catch 122 located at the outer edge of Gastown in downtown Vancouver. The restaurant serves rustic French-inspired food in a comfortable casual…

Araxi’s Longtable Dinner Series Summer 2013

As summer approaches, we near another exciting season featuring Araxi’s famed Longtable Series. This year, we are pleased to announce a new location as part of the series – in addition to Lost Lake in Whistler and North Arm Farm…

The Chinatown Night Market for 2013

The much-anticipated, revamped Vancouver Chinatown Night Market is ready to launch its 2013 season officially on June 1st.  You will find some of the best outdoor entertainment and shopping in the city as well as a weekly on-site food truck…

Spring Menu Tasting at the Fish House

Last week I was invited to attend a tasting of dishes off the spring menu by new Executive Chef Curtis Demyon where they announced their 100% Ocean Wise menu. I was looking forward to seeing and tasting dishes from this…

Unique Cocktails for Spring

Many bartenders around the city have created their list of cocktails for spring. Here is a selection of some which are creative and unique. The Immortal Jelly Fish Punch Created by: Justin Darnes – Bar Manager Made with Goji berry,…

Tasting Plates Vancouver Ultimate Desserts

On April 14th we presented the 1st ever Tasting Plates Desserts edition all over Vancouver  that showcased 8 restaurants, cafes, & bakeries. The afternoon event began inside of Rocanini Coffee Roasters where guests registered and picked up their Tasting Plates Cards….

Tasting Plates YVR *Ultimate Desserts*

  Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants, cafes and bakeries all over Vancouver! This tasting extravaganza goes from 2pm until 5:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant, cafe and bakery will be serving up Tasting Plates for…

Crate & Barrel Opening

Yesterday I attended the opening of US based furniture and housewares retailer at Oakridge Centre, this is the company’s first store in Vancouver. The store is well layed-out, I spent most of my time in the kitchen looking at all…

Rocanini Coffee Roasters

I have always loved coffee, well since my teens for sure, I got my writing start by writing my first book “Vancouver’s Best Espresso Spots” many years ago. As I travel and explore neighborhoods around Vancouver, I always seek out…

2nd Annual Tasting Plates Downtown Vancouver

On February 20th we presented the 2nd Annual downtown edition of Tasting Plates Vancouver event that showcased 9 restaurants, cafes, & food trucks. The evening began inside of Vancouver Fanclub where guests registered and picked up their Tasting Plates Cards and…

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