Vancouver Grilled Cheese Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Grilled Cheese Challenge. I have invited food trucks and restaurants from around the city to enter their respective Grilled Cheese Sandwich creation into this challenge. Each eatery will be featuring their creation on their menu…

Vancouver Signature Coffee Drink Challenge

Welcome to the 8th annual  Vancouver Foodster Coffee Drink Challenge. I have invited cafes from around the city to enter their respective signature coffee drink creation into this challenge. Each café will be featuring their Signature Coffee creation on their menu…

Gochujang Glazed Eggplant

Started off 2022 and I have been cooking more during the cold and snowy days. This is an easy dish to make with @sauceclubco Ultra Premium  Gochujang  sauce, it’s plant-based and locally produced. Here is the recipe for this delicious…

Best New Vancouver Restaurants in 2021

I have dined at a lot of new restaurants that have opened in 2021. These are the Best NEW Restaurants in metro Vancouver that newly define how we eat, drink and play. There are many elements to a restaurant being…

Best Desserts of 2021

I have eaten a lot of desserts inside and outside Vancouver restaurants in the past year, these are the ones that are standouts, ones that you remember for a long time to come. This list is devoted to my favourite…

Best Savoury Dishes of 2021

I have eaten a lot of dishes inside and outside Vancouver restaurants in the past year, these are dishes that are standouts, ones that you remember for a long time to come. This list is devoted to my favourite dishes…

In and Around the City in the Acura MDX

A few weeks ago, I spent a week test driving the Acura MDX 2022 car around Vancouver while trying some dishes at restaurants and cafes. I visited ZARAK by Afghan Kitchen for dinner and enjoyed delicious Afghan food and drink….

First Taste of Nancy Go YaYa

Beautiful restaurant specializing in Singaporean café delights, owned by Tannis Ling and Alain Chow who partnered with chef Jian Cheng. The décor is delightful reminiscing a Singaporean coffee shop; and the service is top notch. I’ve visited for lunch a…

First Taste of Tachingon

Specializing in Mexican cuisine, the small eatery opened on Kitsilano a month ago. The restaurant is owned by husband and wife, Ulyses and Martha who wanted to bring the food that they grew up eating to Vancouver. Tachingon means ‘awesome’…

Opening Soon: MOLTAQA RESTAURANT YALETOWN

Known for their tagines and flambe dishes, Moltaqa’s 2nd location is about to open in Yaletown. Owner, Mimo has done a lot of the construction on his own as well as painted many pictures that will adorn the walls at…

Opening Soon: NOVELLA TO OPEN IN EARLY 2022

One of my favourite restaurants to open over the past couple of years is Published on Main with creative chef Gus Stieffenhofer-Brandson leading the kitchen. The team behind this restaurant is about to open another down the street at 2650…

Whiskey Pairing Dinner at Cask Whiskey Vault

We were seated in their spectacular Whiskey Vault surrounded by whiskeys from all over the world, and went on a Whiskey pairing journey with Brad Stanton; who is an expert on whiskey at recently opened Cask at the Versante Hotel;…

Cooking at Home with Manna Meals

Last month we had a chance to experience Manna Meals at home. I was excited to try this Plant-based meal kit service which is different than many of the other local meal kit companies. Much like some of the other…

In and Outside the City in the Acura TLX 2021

Last month I spent a week test driving the Acura TLX 2021 car around Vancouver up the Sea to Sky to Squamish while trying some dishes at restaurants and cafes. I did a catch-up lunch with Chef Marc Marayag at…

Cooking at Home with Vegano Foods

Earlier in the fall we had a chance to experience Vegano Foods at home. I was excited to try this service which is similar to another local meal kit service that I like (Fresh Prep), but with Vegano all the…

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