Tag: Yaletown

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…

New Dishes Tasting at Goldfish

Yesterday I attended a media tasting at Goldfish Pacific Kitchen to try some of their new menu creations, 90% of the menu is new and this came about due to a new chefs team at the helm. These guys are…

Taste of Yaletown

The tastes, treats, sips, sights and sounds of Vancouver’s most desirable neighborhood will come alive again at Taste of Yaletown 2010! The 6th Annual Taste of Yaletown event will take place October 13 – 31, 2010. The popular community-based event…

Urban Thai Celebrates 10 Years

On Wednesday September 15, I attended the 10th Anniversary party at the Urban Thai Bistro. There was a Monk Blessing Ceremony taking place as I arrived and soon after a beautiful Thai Dance Show as guests mingled over wine, sangria,…

100 Days Opening

On Friday night August 27th,  I attended the opening party for 100 Days at the Opus Hotel in Yaletown. Guests were treated to tasty cocktails, wine and tantalizing appetizers and dessert bites throughout the night. This is Vancouver’s newest pop-up…

Tomato Festival at Provence thru August

Ahhh tomatoes – the ultimate summer food – ripe, juicy and brimming with sunshine goodness. I had dinner the other night at Provence Marinaside to taste their special 3 course Tomatoes inspired menu. I loved the Heirloom Tomato Tart which…

Thai Cooking Classes at Urban Thai Bistro

With many cooking classes taking place around the city, I wondered what the differences were between each of them, and what made each standout. Some classes include copies of the chefs cookbooks, author signings, have celebrity chefs, or are fundraisers…

Yaletown Best Burger Competition July 1

Judges: Richard Wolak (@vanfoodster), Erin Ireland (@erin_ireland), John Chow (@johnchow), and Raul Pacheco-Vega  (@hummingbird604), & Cassandra Anderton (@goodlifevan). Participating Restaurants: SOCIETY Dining Lounge Earls Yaletown BBQues The Hamilton Street Grill Section 3 The Hub Restaurant Glowbal Grill

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