Tag: Yaletown

Summer Desserts Tasting at Ganache Pâtisserie

Chef Peter Fong invited me in for a tasting of his new desserts in his summer 2013 collection. From Left to Right in photo: 1st dessert Paris-Brest Amande ($5.95) updates the classic choux-based pastry with a multi-layered filling of 70%…

Homer Street Cafe Bar Opening

Last night I attended the opening party of The Homer Street Café & Bar on Homer Street in downtown Vancouver. The beautiful room by the design team of Linus Lam, Denise Liu and Craig Stanghetta  is going to become another…

The Parlour Restaurant Opening

Last night I attended the opening party of The Parlour Restaurant in Yaletown. Anchoring the 3,400 foot dining space is a custom Woodstone pizza oven serving up a dozen types of addictive pizza.  Adjacent to this is a stunning, open…

The Wine Bar Opening

Last night I attended the opening party of The Wine Bar which is adjacent to Provence Marinaside in Yaletown. The Wine Bar at Provence is a place where you can drop by for a glass of wine, have a light…

Biggest Street Food Carnival Oct 21 at the Roundhouse

SUSTENANCE SUSTENANCE Festival celebrates this year’s Food Innovation in the City by organizing the Vancouver’s biggest Street Food Carnival on Sunday October 21st from noon to 4pm at the Roundhouse Turntable Plaza. Here are the participating Food Trucks: Pig on…

Taste of Yaletown 2012

Last night I previewed 3 very different restaurants in Yaletown, I travelled the world without leaving the neighborhood from Thai to Japanese to Italian! The main purpose of the Taste of Yaletown is just that to taste food at restaurants…

Killjoy Cocktail Tavern Opening

On June 28, Killjoy Bar in Yaletown hosted a VIP reception to celebrate its grand opening. I was pleased to attend, as it was a great opportunity to find and try highlights of the culinary options featuring high end meats…

Minami Restaurant Opening

Last night June 21st, I attended the opening party of Minami Restaurant in Yaletown. Seigo Nakamura was on hand to greet guests and speak as he welcomed guests to his 2nd restaurant in Vancouver, his company also owns 8 restaurants…

Vancouver Craft Beer Week Opening Night

The opening event for the 3rd Annual Vancouver Craft Beer Week got off to a roaring start on Friday on May 18th. The room was filled with beer lovers who mixed and mingled over tastings from many of the regions…

Chef Jason Vallee

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…

Chef Alfred Contiga

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…

Chef Grace Rerksuttisiridach

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…

Fall Tasting at Glowball Grill

I revisited Glowbal Grill recently for dinner to taste some of Executive Chef Jason Vallee‘s new dishes! Dish #1 Beet Salad with red and yellow beets, arugula, pecorino   Dish #2 Satay selection with yummy Buttermilk Chicken, Moroccan Lamb, Tuna…

Fall Dishes Tasting at Goldfish

I revisited Goldfish recently for dinner to taste some of Executive Chef Scott Practico‘s new dishes! Most of these dishes were on their Fall menu! Thai ChickenPizza ($7) peanut sauce, scallions Big California Roll ($13.95) sushi rice, dungeness crab, avocado,…

New Dishes Tasting at Society

I revisited Society Restaurant recently for dinner to taste some of Executive Chef Alfred Contiga‘s new dishes! Most of these dishes were new and about to be added to their Winter menu! 1st Dish Smoked Salmon Twinkie  2nd Dish Beef…

Chinois Restaurant Opening

On Wednesday, November 9th I attended the opening party of Chinois Restaurant in Yaletown.  Proprietor Peter Girges of Rocksglass Concepts was on hand to greet media and other invited guests as they opened Yaletown’s only Chinese restaurant. The menu is…

Brunch: Christopher Gaze at The Flying Pig

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…

Tomatoes at Provence and Provence

Last night I dined at Provence Marinaside for their 2nd annual Tomato Festival, it is a 3 course menu promotion being offered through August at both Provence Marinaside as well as Provence Mediterranean Grill. There were 3 choices of Appetizers…

Summer Splash at Goldfish June 22

Goldfish Pacific Kitchen heats up for charity swimwear event, Summer Splash Third Annual Fundraiser to benefit the Vancouver Native Health Society   Sports Illustrated – Anna Kosturova (holding glass in centre) The weather this year might have had you thinking…

Dinner at Sweeney`s

I am one of those lovers of Sweeney`s lunchtime sandwiches, recently I heard  Chef Glenn Saunders started cooking dinner and the menu was his take on rustic home cooking, I had to try some dishes and that I did last…

Charm Modern Thai Celebrates 2 Years

On Wednesday November 3rd, I attended the 2nd Anniversary party at Charm Modern Thai in Yaletown. The wine and cocktails were flowing all night long, as soon as the tasty Thai food arrived to the table it was devoured within…

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