Tag: Wine

Wines by the glass in restaurants and bars

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:…

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…

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…

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…

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 –…

East Van Wine Academy

The Waldorf and resident sommelier Kurtis Kolt are proud to launch the East Van Wine Academy. The series of courses and parties begins Tuesday, March 22, 2011 and will return the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The East…

NUBA CAFE TASTING

Recently I attended a tasting at Nuba Café to try some of their new menu creations as they launched their new dinner menu. I had dined at Nuba Café previously. Nuba Cafe has expanded its service and is now offering…

California Wine Fair March 11

Whether you are a casual wine enthusiast or a serious wine connoisseur, don’t miss this exciting opportunity to sample the finest wine from over 100 wineries from the Napa, Sonoma and Central Coast regions. Now in its 31st year of…

The Science of Sexy Food Feb 24

The Vancouver Aquarium invites you to a speaker series exploring the Science of Sexy Food. We’re delighted to host this free event highlighting some of the science behind getting wine, chocolate and oysters to the market with leading B.C.-based researchers,…

WIN 2 Tickets to TASTE BC 2011

The 17th annual celebration of local food and drink takes place January 18, 2011 (4:30-7:30 p.m.) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver. Guests will taste, sip and experience BC’s finest wine, beer and spirits accompanied by tasty fare from…

Italian Chocolate & Wine Dinner Saturday Oct 23

Special offer for Vancouver Foodster readers for the remaining tickets to this spectacular event! Buy two tickets to the dinner – save $25… use the discount code TwoTicketBonus http://winemakersdin.eventbrite.com/ Also, every person who buys a ticket to the dinner will…

Wine Tasting with a Social Twist at CBC May 26

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards has always been a leader in the BC Wine industry and embracing the age of social media has proven no different. The Tinhorn Creek team are avid tweeters, Facebook followers and are very LinkedIn. So, to meet…

Vancouver Winefest 7th Annual Awards Lunch

As a part of the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival, on April 23rd I attended this 7th annual awards lunch that was full of restauranteurs, sommeliers, wine makers, and other interested folk. Since New Zealand and Argentina were both the…

Cellaring on a Budget June 9

Collecting wine is not just for the most prosperous among us. Many well-priced gems can stand the test of time. We will reveal what it takes for a wine to age and what happens to it over time. Try some…

Sommelier of the Year award 2010

The Sommelier of the Year Award was handed out at the Awards Lunch during the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival held on April 23rd. Kurtis Kolt of Salt Tasting Room was the 2010 Award winner. Every year, a panel of…

Interview with Harry Hertscheg

Executive Director | Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival | Vancouver What are the most challenging elements of organizing a wine festival? For this Festival, it’s making the following happen: 30,000+ bottles of 1700+ selected wines by 197 wineries from 14…

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