In and Out of the City with the Honda Civic

The last time I drove the Honda Civic was 2 years ago they have since transformed the model. I recently spent a week test driving the Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring 2022 car around the city while I was out…

Local Coffee and Chocolate Companies with Philippine Roots

I recently participated in a virtual coffee and chocolate tasting hosted online by The Philippine consulate. Featured local coffee roaster KAPE Coffee who imports the green beans from the Philippine’s and then roasts their coffee here locally. Iona and Paolo…

First Taste of La Loteria

Specializing in Mexican Street Food, the eatery opened on Granville in Downtown Vancouver a few months ago. The restaurant is owned by Yonathan Delgado Lopez and a partner who wanted to bring the food that he grew up eating to…

Tasting Plates Langley on August 22

Join us and explore downtown Langley and tantalize your taste buds at selection of restaurants, and cafes. Each restaurant/cafe will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit…

Unni Pastries Tasting

Specializing in Korean donuts and pastries, husband and wife Garrett and Esther Lee founded Unni Pastries together, both are bakers who studied at Vancouver Community College in the culinary arts program. Esther’s parents used to run their own bakery out…

Vancouver Slider Challenge

Welcome to the 1st Vancouver Foodster Slider Challenge. I have invited restaurants from all over the city to enter their Sliders into this challenge, some entered their house recipe and others created a special slider just for this challenge. Each restaurant will…

Vancouver Iced Summer Drink Challenge

Welcome to the next Vancouver Foodster Iced Summer Drink Challenge. I have invited cafes from all over the city to enter their Iced Summer Drink creations into this challenge, some have entered their most popular creation from their menu and others created…

First Taste of Foglifter Coffee

I got my first taste of this coffee while staying at the Bodega Cove resort on Galiano Island almost 3 years ago. Little did I know that the couple who started this Shawnigan Lake based coffee roasters were the same…

First Taste of Doughnut Love

Serving up all sorts of doughnuts with different types from yeast, brioche, filled, glazed, cake, gluten-free along with fritters is recently opened spot in Coquitlam. They are all about supporting local with berries coming from nearby farms. Owned by Husband…

Vancouver Sangria Challenge Winners 2021

The  Vancouver Foodster 4th Sangria Challenge was a success featuring sangria creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their sangria creation from June 11- July 4, 2021. . Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite…

Vancouver Chicken Wings Challenge 2021 Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Chicken Wings Challenge was another success featuring chicken wings creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their chicken wings creation from June 10 – July 4, 2021. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge,…

Vancouver Banh Mi Challenge Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Banh Mi Challenge was a success featuring banh mi creations from restaurants around Metro Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their banh mi creation from June 9 – July 4, 2021. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the…

Tasting Plates Westend on September 8

Join us and explore the Westend neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at selection of restaurants, and cafes. Each restaurant/cafe will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to…

Field Trip to Langley and Fort Langley

“FieldTrips” is either a day trip or a few days where I visit food areas of interest which may include farm visits, producers, wineries, restaurants and/or other places that people can visit. This is about offering Vancouver Foodster readers a…

Patio Dining at Cold Tea Restaurant

In this ongoing series I will be featuring all sorts of patio dining experiences from small restaurants with one table on their patio, to large restaurants with multiple tables on the patio, to hidden patios, and ones with unique patio…

Rosie’s BBQ and Smokehouse Food Truck

Rotates locations every weekend Web: https://www.rosiesbbqsmokehouse.ca/ Instagram: @rosiesbbqsmokehouse Named for the smoker-equipped backyard shed which became the BBQ test kitchen during the pandemic year, the name “Rosie’s” is also intended to evoke the warmth of big family kitchens. Rosie’s BBQ…

Vancouver Donut Challenge Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Donut Challenge was a success featuring donut creations from bakeries and cafes around Metro Vancouver. Each bakery cafe featured their donut creation from May 27 – June 20, 2021. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of…

First Taste of Amoka Coffee & Bites

Amoka Coffee and Bites specialized in scratch baking, refreshing coffee and other beverages, sandwiches and more. They opened a few months ago in the Westend in downtown Vancouver. Owned by Claudio and Belem, they are both passionate about serving the…

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