Tag: Westend

L’Éclair de Génie Opening

Yesterday I was fortunate to attend the media preview tasting of this a Paris, France-based pastry shop that specializes in éclairs. This is the first North American location on Vancouver’s fashionable Robson street, and they are hopeful to open more…

First Taste of La Churreria

Co-owned by wife Adriana Orta and her husband Mazen Adas; they have recently opened the first Churros bar in Vancouver’s Westend neighborhood. The couple also own Los Amigos Taqueria across the street, at their three-year-old restaurant they began selling churros…

First Taste of Peaked Pies

A popular eatery in Whistler and one of my favourites when I have visited there in the past, Peaked Pies finally opened in Vancouver’s WestEnd neighborhood Co-owners are Kerri Jones and Alex Relf have been supplying Whistler with their delicious Australian meat…

Menu Tasting at Touhenboku Ramen

Visited for the first time recently to experience the menu offerings at this ramen focussed restaurant in the Westend. I was invited along with a group of media to try many of the selections. 1st course: A sample of appetizers…

Tasting Plates Westend 2016

On Wednesday August 24, we presented another tasting tour of the Westend neighborhood featuring a great selection of restaurants along Davie and Denman Streets. Registration took place inside Marquis Wine Cellars. Marquis Wine Cellars and Vera’s Burgers Our Tasting Cup…

Tasting Plates Westend on August 24

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the West End neighborhood of downtown Vancouver.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups…

New Dishes, New Cocktails and Exile Bistro

Visited recently to taste some of the new cocktails and dishes on their Summer menu. 1st cocktail: Emerald Lake Cocktail with Gin, maple, lime, fresh water blue-green algae; unique white froth on top comes from the shaking of the blue-green…

Tasting Brunch at La Brasserie

La Brasserie recently re-launched their popular weekend brunch service, I had a taste of some of their notable dishes. The Chicken Mornay Crepes and the potatoes with their homemade ketchup were delicious pairing perfectly with a glass of fresh orange…

Brunch with Jordan Harvey at Beach Bay Café

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…

Brunch with Matty B McIntyre at Left Bank Restaurant

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…

Interview with Chef Nourdine Majdoubi

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 Vancouver West End on September 10

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the West End neighborhood of downtown 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 for guests to…

First Taste of Left Bank Restaurant

I attended a media preview last week and had chance to taste my way thru many of the dishes on the menu. The new 60-seat restaurant features a 35 seat laneway outside patio which is the first of it’s kind…

Pride 2014: Your Eating Guide

The 36th Annual Vancouver Pride Festival gets underway the weekend of August 1-3, starting off on Friday evening with Davie Street Block Party on Davie Street. The highlight of the weekend is of course the Parade which takes place throughout…

Interview with Chef Henry Besser Rosenberg

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 some of…

Fondue Nights at Le Parisien

Last Wednesday I indulged in one of my favourite dishes, sharing a pot of delicious cheese fondue. When travelling in Switzerland or France it was fairly easy to enjoy fondue, it is great to see Le Parisien step up to…

Fondue Night at Le Parisien on October 29

Le Parisien presents Fondue Night on October 29 for the second edition of La Table; a series of French communal dinners designed to evoke the tradition of sharing, conversation and a sense of community. Guests are encouraged to put on their…

Chef Shelome Bouvette

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…

La Brasserie Celebrates 2 Years

On Sunday October 3rd I attended La Brasserie’s Two Year Anniversary & Oktoberfest Party. Beer Steins were filled to the brim with German beer and Octoberfest specialties served up including their tasty soft Pretzels. Many of the guests were dressed…

Adesso Bistro Opening

On June 2nd I attended the opening of Adesso Bistro a new Italian restaurant specializing in Ligurian cuisine. The location is one of my favourites for a restaurant in the city, it is a wonderful hideaway well situated in the…

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