Cooking with South China Seas

Known as a one stop shop to find rare and exotic culinary ingredients from around the world, South China Seas shop in the Granville Island Public Market also features the freshest and most fragrant herbs and spices available. I spent…

Taste of Abby Harvest Dinner at Taves Farms

It has been a few or more years since I had attended one of my favourite long table dinner events in the Fraser Valley. I have always loved the annual Long Table Dinners with the farmers and producers of Tourism…

Don’t Worry, Just Cook

This new cookbook by Bonnie Stern and Anna Rupert features a wonderful collection of recipes that this mother and daughter duo have cooked together over the years. Don’t Worry Just Cook book was just released by publisher Appetite by Random…

Feast of Fields at UBC Farm

It has been one of my favourite food events each year for many years and after a hiatus Feast of Fields returned earlier this month for its 27th Annual Harvest festival at UBC Farm. I tasted my way around the…

Phantom Creek Winemakers Dinner at Atlas Steak and Fish

Enjoyed a wonderful Chef-curated dinner that was perfectly paired with award-winning wines from Phantom Creek,  this special menu was created by Chef Spencer Watts. My friend Mark who was here visiting from Mexico joined me for this dining experience at…

Joy of Feeding on October 2

One of my favourite events of the year has returned after a long hiatus and is about to take place on Sunday October 2 from 12-3pm at UBC Farm. 12 local chefs from some of Vancouver’s most beloved restaurants, who…

Tasting Plates Kitsilano on October 19

Gather some friends or come solo! Join us and tantalize your taste buds at a selection of restaurants, cafes and food spots in the Kitsilano neighbourhood. Each restaurant, cafe and food spot will be serving Tasting Plates for guests to…

Maat Cuisine and their Korean Inspired Popup Dinner

Experienced the first Korean Inspired pop-up fine dining dinner recently which was exceptional and was certainly the best dining experience I have had in the past year. It was a 9-course dinner experience that was very well executed from the…

Oo La Cha and the Dry Age Experience

The Dry Age Experience is a one of a kind tasting menu which is quite the memorable experience and that is what we did recently. It was a delicious and unique foray into eating dry-aged fish and meats. It’s a…

Vancouver Negroni Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Negroni Challenge. I have invited restaurants and bars from all over the city to enter their Negroni creations into this challenge, some have entered their most popular creation from their menu and others created a special…

Light Up Chinatown on September 10 & 11

Light Up Chinatown!, presented by RBC, is back this weekend with a two-day, family-friendly festival. From September 10 to 11, 2022, the whole community is invited to experience a full slate of new programming, food experiences, and colourful lights and lantern…

Taste of Abbotsford Fall Food Festival September 9 – 18

The Taste of Abby Fall Food Festival invites everyone to explore a selection of food and agricultural events, treating one’s palate to Abbotsford’s deep history, diverse food culture, and delicious culinary cultivations. Held from September 9th to 18th, this inaugural…

Around the City in the Honda CR-V

I recently spent a week test driving the Honda CR-V 2022 car around Vancouver while trying some dishes at some of my favourite restaurants as well as taking in some music festivals. I visited Aiyaohno Café in the Gastown area…

Vancouver Sundae Challenge Winners 2022

The Vancouver Foodster 8th annual  Sundae Challenge was a success featuring sundae creations from cafes around Vancouver. Each cafe featured their sundae creation from August 3-28, 2022. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite…

Feast of Fields on September 11 at UBC Farm

One of my favourite foodie events of the year is returning after a 2 year hiatus. This year FarmFolk CityFolk’s, Metro Vancouver Feast of Fields fundraiser will be held on Sunday, September 11th at UBC Farm from 1-5pm. While melodies…

Summer Menu Tasting at C Prime Modern Italian Steakhouse

It’s been over 5 years since my last visit, enjoyed an exceptional dinner with delicious Italian dishes by Executive Chef Behshad Zolnasr. 1st dish: Caprese Burrata with heirloom tomatoes, balsamic and pinenut crumble, loved the creamy buratta and texture addition…

Maat Cuisine Korean Pop-up Dinner September 3 and 4

Two local Korean restaurateurs have put together an exciting multi-course menu for some pop-up dinners that will be taking place over two seating’s on September 3 and 4. This creative collaborative team is made up of Jay Son, restaurant manager…

Tasting Plates Yaletown on September 14

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at a selection of restaurants, cafes and food spots in the Yaletown neighbourhood. Each restaurant, cafe and food spot will be serving Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a…

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