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Wines by the glass in restaurants and bars

Food Talks Volume 4, October 23

This is the fourth event in this Food Talks series presented by Vancouver Foodster! Come join us to meet and mingle with other foodies, and to hear some enlightening speakers from the food community. Our Speakers Line-up: Emad Yacoub and Shannon Bosa-Yacoub…

Food Talks Volume 3

On August 14th we presented the third Food Talks Vancouver event that featured 5 inspirational speakers from our food community. The evening began poolside on the PopUpPatio at the Westin Grand Hotel where guests mingled over Executive Chef Matthew Richmond’s…

COTTO ENOTECA PIZZERIA

6011 Hastings Street, Burnaby Tel: 604-299-8002 Web: http://www.cotto.ca Twitter: @cottoenoteca Advice: Make reservations for large parties, sit at the communal table or the bar if dining solo. My love for Italian food took me East last week to dine at…

TAP & BARREL

1 Athletes Way, Vancouver Tel: 604-685-2223 Web: http://www.tapandbarrel.com/ Twitter: @tapandbarrel Advice: Sit on the upstairs patio on a sunny day or sit in the upstairs library or at the long bar downstairs. From the minute I walked up to the…

THE ACORN RESTAURANT

3995 Main Street Tel: 604-566-9001 Web: http://www.theacornrestaurant.ca/ Twitter: @AcornVancouver Advice: No reservations. Expect to wait in line for a little while or a longer while depending on the size of your party and the time of day. In many restaurants…

Food Talks Volume 3, August 14

This is the third event in this Food Talks series! Come join us to meet and mingle with other foodies, and to hear some enlightening speakers from the food community. Our Speakers Line-up: Eric Pateman Eric Pateman is the President and Founder of…

Food Talks Volume 2

On July 10th we presented the second Food Talks Vancouver event that featured 5 inspirational speakers from our food community. The evening began at the Delta Burnaby Hotel where guests mingled over Chef Dan Craig’s delicious appetizers as well had…

CATCH 122

122 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC Tel: 604-731-3474 Web: http://www.catch122.ca/ Twitter: @catch122 Advice: Reservations suggested at lunch time. Love the spacious room with its exposed bricks walls and open kitchen, it is a fairly large room with a take away home…

THE SARDINE CAN

26 Powell St., Vancouver Tel: 604-568-1350 Web: www.thesardinecan.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: Go early or expect to wait. Finally a restaurant that reminds me of my visits to Barcelona, the end game here is to find a seat and be swept away…

Food Talks Volume 2, July 10th

This is the second event in this Food Talks series! Come join us to meet and mingle with other foodies, and to hear some enlightening speakers from the food community. See our previous Food Talks Volume 1 event. Our Speakers Line-up: Chef…

Food Talks Volume 1

On June 5th we presented the first Food Talks Vancouver event that featured 5 inspirational speakers from our food community. The evening began at W2 Media Cafe on 111 West Hastings where guests mingled over Chef Karen McAthy’s Indian Summer…

Food Talks Volume 1, June 5th

This is the first event in this Food Talks series! Come join us to meet and mingle with other foodies, and to hear some enlightening speakers from the food community. Watch the Vancouver Foodster Food Talks video Our Speakers Line-up:…

ALWAYS SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

4298 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-876-6110 Web: n/a Twitter: n/a Advice: Alaskan King Crab season happens once a year, generally in March, contact the restaurant in advance for reservations. Go with a group of friends to share dishes. I joined…

GURKHA HIMALYAN KITCHEN

1141 Davie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-565-7965 Web: http://gurkha.ca/ Twitter: @GURKHAca Advice: Take a friend or two to share and try more dishes. Patio in the rear. I have always had a curiousity about Nepalese cuisine, I was happy to discover…

TRAFIQ CAFÉ & BAKERY

4216 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-648-2244 Web: http://www.trafiq.ca/ Twitter: @TrafiqCafe Advice: Custom cakes available (call ahead) This café is a magnet for drawing in neighborhood regulars and others that commute across town for a taste of Paris. I adore the communal…

MAHONY & SONS

1055 Canada Place, Vancouver Tel: 604-647-7513 Web: www.mahonyandsons.com Twitter: @MahonyAndSons Advice: Many different areas of seating for larger and small groups alike. Reservations needed for large parties. Sitting at the foot of the harbour overlooking Canada Place, this Irish public…

BONETA

UPDATED 1/2/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 12 Water Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-684-1844 Web: http://www.boneta.ca/ Twitter: @bonetavan Advice: Hidden off of Water Street in the back of the courtyard, reservations in advance are suggested. Hidden off the beaten track of Gastown is…

THE RUMPUS ROOM

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 2689 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-839-5780 Web: http://www.rumpusroom.ca/ Twitter: @RumpusRoomMain Advice: Bring a small group of friends as opposed to a large group. Limited complimentary parking spots in front. It appeared as it was games…

NOVO PIZZERIA

2118 Burrard Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-736-2220 Web: http://www.novopizzeria.com Twitter: @NoVoPizzeria Advice: Located in the 5th Avenue Cinema complex. One hour free parking in the underground parking garage. I am so there when it comes to eating at a new Italian…

THE AMERICAN CHEESESTEAK Co

781 Davie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-681-0130 Web: http://americancheesesteak.com/ Twitter: @thecheesesteak Advice: Order a small as its big enough for one, order a large to share with a friend. In Philadelphia it is a tradition to eat cheese steak sandwiches, it’s…

GERARD LOUNGE

UPDATED 4/1/16 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED  845 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC Tel: 604-682-5511 Web: http://www.vancouver.suttonplace.com/restaurant/Lounge_Menu.htm Twitter: n/a Advice: Drop by for lunch, dinner or a late night drink. Known as an old classic, Gerard is one of the most notable lounges…

GO FISH BROADWAY

UPDATED 11/21/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1521 West Broadway, Vancouver Tel: n/a Web: http://www.gofishvancouver.com/ Twitter: @gofishvancouver Advice: Ask for a side of the dark ponzu sauce and drizzle it on your fries, and coleslaw. They offer takeout all day just not…

WILD SALMON

250 West Pender Street, Vancouver Tel:  604-443-8352 Web: www.vcc.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: Located on the 3rd floor of Vancouver Community College, open Mon –Fri for lunch thru August 15, 2011. My family friend Sylvie joined me for lunch the other…

THE PERCH

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1701 Powell Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-3877 Web: http://www.eatdrinkperch.com/index.html Twitter: @eatatperch Advice: Play Bengo on Thursday nights, it’s like Bingo but named after Ben so it’s Bengo. I had high hopes for this vegan focussed restaurant…

HIDDEN TASTING BAR

433 Robson Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-647-2521 Web:  http://starwood.webcanada.com/restaurant/?rid=5190 Twitter: @hiddenvancouver Advice: Go with a friend and share the dishes. Located inside the Westin Grand Hotel on the 2nd floor. Hidden off of Robson, off the hotel lobby is a somewhat…

Taste: Victoria’s Festival of Food and Wine July 21-24

Local culinary aficionado Kathy McAree is cooking up a whole lot of good things these days as she prepares to launch the third-annual Taste: Victoria’s Festival of Food and Wine, a gastronomical event set to take place July 21 –…

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