Tag: Yaletown

Yaletown Brunch Crawl 2016

On January 30, 2016 we presented the fifth crawl in a series of neighborhood brunch crawls in this 3rd year of our brunch crawl series we produced and presented with Tourism Vancouver for their Dine Out Festival.  This event was…

Yaletown Brunch Crawl on January 30

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster, this expanded event from 2015 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit 6 restaurants throughout the Yaletown neighbourhood as you taste all sorts of dishes in this Brunch…

Taste of Yaletown October 15-29

The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is excited to announce the 11th annual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a two week dining event showcasing unique dishes from 26 restaurants in the neighbourhood. This year’s popular dining event will showcase creativity and diversity…

Tasting Plates Yaletown

On October 15, 2014 we presented our Tasting Plates Yaletown event that showcased 7 establishments throughout the area. Bella Gelateria MENU Our Tasting Plate: 1) Bruschetta (Bruschetta – Local Cherry tomatoes, fior di latte, basil, black olive tapenade, & honey…

Taste of Yaletown at Hapa Izakaya

Last night I ate my way through each course of the 3 course optioned Taste of Yaletown menu. Their offering is broken down into 3 courses where diners choose 1 of the 3 dishes in that course. My friend Jonathan…

Tasting Plates Yaletown on October 15

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Yaletown neighborhood downtown Vancouver. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and…

BELLA GELATERIA YALETOWN

UPDATED 9/30/17 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED  1089 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver Tel: 778-737-7890 Web: http://bellagelateria.com/yaletown/ Twitter @BellaYaletown Advice: Table service, takeout available. Known for their award winning gelato, Maestro James Coleridge is the driving force behind this popular gelateria which strives for…

Sweet Bake Shop Opening

Last night I attended the opening party in Yaletown. Owned by Tessa Sam this sweet boutique offers home-made treats including cupcakes, cakes and cookies. They offer a selection of delicious cakes, cupcakes, cookies and other sweets daily and also take…

Bella Gelateria Yaletown Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Maestro James Coleridge’s new gelateria in Yaletown. This time around James has stepped it up to not only include his award winning gelato, he has added a full line-up of Italian Napoletana…

Tasting Brunch at West Oak

Executive Chef Tim Cuff and his team launched their brunch menu last weekend and gave it a whirl trying several of their dishes. These were my favourite of the dishes that I tried which are now available on their brunch…

Brunch with Gloria Macarenko at Good Wolfe

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…

XOXOLAT

UPDATED 7/30/18 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED   1271 Homer St, Vancouver Web: http://www.xoxolat.com/ Twitter: @Xoxolat Advice: Monday to Saturday 10:30am – 6:00pm, Sunday Noon – 5:00pm For years Kitsilano was home to Xoxolat, this fall, Owner, Hodie Rondeau relocated her chocolate store to Yaletown,…

Brunch with Manuel Cuevas at The Parlour 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…

Taste of Yaletown October 16-27

From Lunches to Dinners the Yaletown  neighborhood will come alive again at Taste of Yaletown 2013! The 9th Annual Taste of Yaletown event will take place October 16 – 27, 2013. At lunch today I had a chance to preview…

Tasting Brunch at Homer Street Cafe

Last Sunday I was invited to the kick-off of weekend brunch and to indulge in any or all of the brunch items that my heart and stomach so desired! It was nice to find some different menu items on this…

La Pentola Tasting

Having dined at La Pentola previously, there were many new dishes that I wanted to try and did so on this visit.  1st dish: Souffle di parmigiano, zucchini crudo 2nd dish: Heirloom Tomato Salad 3rd dish: Polenta gnocchi, cheese fonduta,…

Good Wolfe Kitchen Opening

Last night I attended the opening party of Good Wolfe Kitchen & Bar located in the heart of Yaletown. Owned by Chef Josh Wolfe and Richard Goodine, these two restaurateurs know a thing or two about how to run a…

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…

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