Tag: West Vancouver

Best Hidden Patios Take 3 Vancouver

Vancouver is fortunate to have some great restaurants with outdoor patios that are secluded and hidden off the beaten track. This list represents some of the latest Best hidden patios in the city that you are going to love this…

Temper Chocolate & Pastry 1st Anniversary

On February 19, I attended the 1st year anniversary celebration at their bakery café in West Vancouver. Guests enjoyed sparkling wine, chocolate covered strawberries, cheese and crackers along with some cakes and chocolate truffles. Temper Pastry is located at 2409…

Temper Chocolate and Pastry Holiday Preview

I visited Pastry Chef/Owner Steven Hodge for a holiday season preview to taste some of their newest chocolate and pastry creations. Steven Hodge has gotten creative with his seasonal chocolate sculptures to capture the holidays and crafted a handful of…

Tasting Plates West Van

On September 23, 2014 we presented our Tasting Plates West End event that showcased 7 establishments throughout the area. Caffe al Mercato MENU Our Tasting Plate included: Antipasto sampler plate Mangia Bevi MENU Our Tasting Plate included: 1)    Strozzapretti with…

Interview with Chef Tim Kozody

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…

Tasting Plates West Van on September 23

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Ambleside, Dundarave  and Park Royal neighborhoods in West Vancouver.  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…

4th Annual Best of the West

Last night I attended this wonderful event hosted by the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver along with House Wine.  The weather was beautiful, the backdrop of the local mountains and Burrard Inlet were magnificent, guests mingled eating delicious bites…

Culinary arts at Harmony Arts August 1-10

A place to enjoy music, art and delicious food, the Harmony Arts Festival, presented by Odlum Brown Limited, has  a variety of food options to keep festival visitors coming back to try it all! Debuting a new culinary program this…

Beachside Concessions in West Vancouver

I took myself on an excursion a couple weeks ago to Whytecliff Park in West Vancouver to visit The Smoke House which is located inside the park towards and above the beach. This beachside concession is unlike any you have…

Sebastian & Co

2425 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Tel: (604) 925-1636 Web: http://www.sebastianandco.ca/ Hours: Mon – Sat: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sebastian Cortez is a trained professional chef-turned-butcher who once worked for renowned Toronto chef Jamie Kennedy. Wanting to broaden his knowledge…

Trattoria Park Royal Opening

On Friday May 9th, I attended the opening of Trattoria in West Vancouver, the newest restaurant from the Glowbal Group. Executive Chef Jonathan Chuy, who comes to the new location from the original Trattoria, oversees a menu showcasing casual Italian fare. Trattoria…

Food & Fashion at Fraiche

Last week Fraiche Restaurant hosted a wonderful evening of delicious canapés by Chef Jefferson Alvarez and his team. My friend Kenji Maeda joined me as we ate the delicious canapés and watched the team in the kitchen platting there beautiful…

Celebrate Argentina & Chile Wine at Fraiche Oct 2 & 9

Fraiche Restaurant presents a Wine Series featuring Argentina on October 2nd and Chile on October 9th. You have an opportunity to taste and compare at two special evenings, featuring 5 course menus prepared by Chef Alvarez. Tuesday October 2nd at…

2nd Annual Best of the West

Last week I attended this wonderful event for the 2nd year in a row hosted by the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver along with House Wine. Again the event was filled with wonderful bites from many of West Vancouver…

Fraiche Celebrates 1 Year Leap Anniversary

On Tuesday February 29th, I attended the 1st year Leap Anniversary (that’s 4 years) Party at Fraiche Restaurant in West Vancouver. Guests mingled over glasses of red and white wine, savoured bites by Chef Jefferson Alvarez. Guests included Chef Wayne…

Brunch: Jay Brazeau at Fraiche

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…

Best Beef Burger & Fries in Vancouver

Over the past 8 weeks I have ate my way through 10 of the best burgers all over Vancouver, West Vancouver and North Vancouver to the places that either were faved by readers alike or were on my must visit…

Best of the West

Last night I attended a wonderful event hosted by the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver along with House Wine that was filled with wonderful bites from many of West Vancouver and the North shore’s restaurants as well as BC…

Harmony Arts Festival Wine Garden July 29-Aug 7

house wine is thrilled to be hosting the Wine Garden at The Harmony Arts Festival presented by Odlum Brown Limited. Located on the water’s edge at the foot of 15th Street in Millennium Park, the Wine Garden looks onto the…

BEST of the WEST August 4th

house wine and the Harmony Arts Festival presented by Odlum Brown Limited introduce BEST of the WEST where West Vancouver will be enjoying BC’s best in celebration of BC Day. Guests will be introduced to food and wine from 10…