Tag: Vancouver

Spring Menu Tasting at Market

I was into Market at the Shangri-la Hotel to taste their Spring Menu last week, Chef Wayne Harris presented us with a 6 course menu of some of their new dishes. First Course was the Salmon Sashimi with green chilli,…

Afternoon Tea at Fairmont Pacific Rim

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…

Afternoon Tea at Shangri-La 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…

Rouge Opening

On January 27th, I attended the opening party of Rouge that saw a few hundred people mingle over cocktails, shots, wine and passed around bites. Rouge Event Lounge is located at 1240 Richard St. Vancouver, BC and online at www.rougeeventlounge.com…

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…

Tales of the Cocktail on Tour Vancouver March 13-15

For eight years, Tales of the Cocktail® has been bringing cocktail aficionados from around the world to New Orleans, for the most spirited event of the year. For the first time, this internationally acclaimed cocktail festival is taking its show…

Blue Mountain and Friends: A Feast for the Senses

Join us on Monday, January 17, 2011 for an evening celebrating the premium wines of BC’s Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars.  The event will be grazing style which will allow guests to wander the room sampling wines paired with cuisine…

Best Foodie Events of 2010

I went to a lot of different food and wine events during 2010 and these are the standouts of the year. 1)Q4 al Centro Opening was the best restaurant opening of the year. http://vancouverfoodster.com/2010/12/10/q4-al-centro-opening/ 2)Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown was…

Holiday Scavenger Hunt at Whole Foods

Whole Foods Market serves up great tastes for the holidays! I participated in a Media Holiday Scavenger Hunt last week that saw all of us, me included running all over the Whole Foods Cambie store with our green basket to…

Christmas Eating Festivities

Celebrate Christmas at home or at a restaurant, here is a random selection of restaurants offering brunches, buffets, dinners or turkey to go! Corner Suite Bistro 850 Thurlow Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-569-3415 Web: http://thecornersuite.com/ On December 24, 25 and 26,The…

Scallops & Citrus at YEW Restaurant

I was in for dinner recently to taste thru their Scallops & Citrus menu that is being presented throughout November at YEW Restaurant in the Four Seasons downtown Vancouver. This $35, three-course, prix-fixe menu focuses on in-season ingredients sourced close…

Joe Fortes 25th Anniversary

On Wednesday November 10th, I attended the Joe Fortes 25th Anniversary which was quite the spectacular celebration. MC by my friend Dawn Chubai who is one of the hosts of CITY TV’s Breakfast Television this was an event like none…

Signature Spice Market Dishes at Market thru November

For three weeks in November, a spicier side of Jean-Georges comes to life in Vancouver.  From November 8 to 30, guests of Market by Jean-Georges will have the opportunity to taste the dishes and spices of the famed Spice Market,…

Chef Chris Mills James Beard Experience

Last Thursday October 28, I had the pleasure of dining at a special dinner held in Joey Burrard’s Wine Room with a group of about 55 media who were invited for The James Beard Experience by Executive Chef Chris Mills….

Gold Medal Plates: The Chefs

Gold Medal Plates is the ultimate celebration of Canadian Excellence in cuisine, wine, the arts and athletic achievement. Celebrating in eight cities across Canada in 2010, Gold Medal Plates will feature superb wines and the premier chefs in each city,…

Aha Toro Cocktail Competition

The Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel’s Skybar was the host of the first annual Tequila Aha Toro Cocktail Competition on Tuesday, September 14.  Dani Tatarin of The Keefer Bar won the competition her prize is an all-expense trip to Mexico where…

100 Days Opening

On Friday night August 27th,  I attended the opening party for 100 Days at the Opus Hotel in Yaletown. Guests were treated to tasty cocktails, wine and tantalizing appetizers and dessert bites throughout the night. This is Vancouver’s newest pop-up…

Home Grown: Local Sustainable Food at MOV

I wandered through the exhibit this morning to have a look through this exciting exhibit that runs from August 26th, 2010 through January 2, 2011 at the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) where they have partnered with FarmFolkCityFolk to explore Vancouver’s…

My Top 10 events of the 1st Year

I went to a lot of different food and wine events during the 1st year of Vancouver Foodster and these are the standouts of the year. 1) Dinner on the Floating Dining Room was one of the most unique dining experiences I…

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…

Afternoon Tea at The Fish House

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…

Afternoon Tea at Provence

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…

2010 Mixlympics Barmen Competition

George Ultra Lounge was the host of the 2010 Mixlympics held on February 21st with 6 international, 4 Canadian bartenders- competing head-to-head in a black box style event. George bartender Shaun Layton invited some of the best cocktail creators in…

Experience an Aboriginal Feast during the Olympics

Kanata Cuisine and Nk’Mip Cellars has teamed up to offer an Aboriginal Feast with Wine Pairings for 14 nights during the Olympics at the Native Education College’s Longhouse. The evening starts off with a traditional welcome song that greets people…

Win a Vancouver Travellers Deck

Enter to WIN, we are giving away Two of these Cool Vancouver Travellers Decks!! On Your Mark, Get Set… Get ready to discover the “Best 100 Local Places to Eat and Shop in Vancouver!” We’ve got the whole darn city…

Cafes to Visit during 2010 Olympics

If you are Vancouver and looking for a café to socialize with friends or to check your email! Here are some places that you are sure to get good coffee and most have Wi-Fi: Elysian Coffee (2 locations) 590 West…

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