Tag: Vancouver

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…

Afternoon Tea at Secret Garden 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…

House of Switzerland Opening at the Olympics

This afternoon I attended the grand opening of House of Switzerland for the 2010 Winter Olympics on Granville Island in Vancouver. The House of Switzerland is the official Swiss guest centre at the Olympic Games. It has been set-up and…

Celebrate Year of the Tiger at Wild Rice

Wild Rice has been offering a special Chinese New Year menu since they opened over 9 years ago and each year they have created wonderful menus. This year they will be celebrating the Year of the Tiger and they have…

2010 Mixlympic Games at George on Feb 21

On Your Mark, Get Set….Mix! George Ultra Lounge Celebrates the 2010 Mixlympic Games Sunday, February 21 – 12:00 pm George Ultra Lounge, 1137 Hamilton Street, Vancouver Yaletown’s George Ultra Lounge is getting into the spirit of 2010 by inviting some…

A Taste of Atlantic Canada during Olympics

Backstage Lounge, Granville Island Daily Food Sampling -11:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. We couldn’t show you the East Coast hospitality we’re famous for without food-and lots of it! Atlantic Canada House is pleased to offer complimentary food sampling, prepared…

House of Switzerland at the Olympic Games in Vancouver

The XXI Winter Olympic Games will take place from 12 – 28 February 2010 in Canada’s Vancouver and Whistler. The House of Switzerland will be represented twice this time. The unique Swiss guest centres will be set up in the…

Afternoon Tea at 900 West 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…

Opus Hotel Brims with Olympic Spirit

Figure skater, hockey player or snowboarder? OPUS Bar’s innovative, hand-crafted cocktail menu allows guests to choose a cocktail to match their room or alter-ego, one of the five fictional muses behind the hotel’s décor schemes. The names of the lifestyle…

Year of the Tiger Brunch Feb 14 at Cafe Pacifica

Bring in the Year of the Tiger over gourmet brunch with the entire family: Five spice barbeque pig * roast prime striploin of beef * sushi * wok fried snapper * Han Chinese dumplings * Manchurian congee bar * seafood…

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