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New Dishes Tasting at Caffe La Tana

It’s all about home-made pasta daily where Chef Vish Mayekar is now running the kitchen and making creative pastas with two different features each week. It had been awhile since I last dined inside at Caffe La Tana and this…

In and Outside the City in the Honda Insight 2021

I recently spent a week test driving the Honda Insight 2021 hybrid car around Vancouver up the Sea to Sky to Squamish and driving points East to the Fraser Valley while trying some dishes at restaurants and cafes. I drove…

Tasting New Dishes at Osteria Savio Volpe

It had been awhile since I had dined inside the restaurant, takeout during the pandemic wasn’t the same. Visited recently to dine in and try some new late Summer dishes at one of my favourite Italian restaurants in the city….

Japanese Squash Curry

Inspired by the fall season and a visit to Lepp Farms in Abbotsford I picked up a Kabocha squash and then tweeked a recipe I had creating this delicious curry for a meatless Monday dinner. The first thing you need…

Vancouver Cake Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Cake Challenge. Restaurants, bakeries and cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Cake creations into this challenge. Each restaurant, cafe and bakery will be featuring their cake creations on their menu from…

First Taste of Fiorino, Italian Street Food

Dining inspired by the streets of Florence is their tagline which emphasizes the type of food they are serving at this newly opened restaurant in Chinatown. Owned by Giovanni Mascagni, Mitchel Clark and Chef Mario Ruiz, the 3 partners have…

Tasting Turkish Delights at Simit Bakery

The second branch of this popular Turkish Bakery and Café opened recently in Kitsilano and I was invited in to try almost all of their baking and some of their drinks. 1) Aspendos — Smoked Salmon Simit bagel sandwich is…

First Taste of Delara Restaurant

Beautiful restaurant specializing in elevated Persian cuisine, owned and run by Chef Bardia Ilbeiggi opened late summer. He is a very good and creative chef who not only creates beautiful dishes but also tells a wonderful story on his instagram….

Interview with Devon Latte

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…

Around the City with the Honda Civic 2022

I recently spent a week test driving the re-engineered Honda Civic Sedan Sport Touring 2022 car around the city while I was out and about trying some new dishes at restaurants and cafes in Vancouver. Always love checking out new…

Vancouver 8th Annual Burger Challenge

Welcome to the 8th Annual Vancouver Foodster Best Burger Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their burger creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Burger creations on their menu from October 8-31, 2021….

Vancouver 7th Annual Pasta Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Pasta Challenge. Restaurants and food trucks from all over the city were invited to enter their pasta dishes into this challenge, some of the restaurants have created a special pasta creation just for this challenge and…

3rd Annual Dumpling Fest Vancouver

It was an incredible night as guests travelled around the city visiting restaurants in downtown Vancouver, Yaletown, Kitsilano, South Granville and Mount Pleasant and tasting many different types of dumplings. This was the 3rd Dumpling Fest held on October 6th…

First Taste of Alouette Restaurant

Specializing in French cuisine, this recently opened restaurant is serving up traditional French classics alongside wines, cocktails and more. Chef Albert Tran leads the kitchen along with Culinary Director Mark Greenfeld, currently serving dinner Wednesday – Sunday, soon they will…

Minus Cake Boutique

3615 Kingsway, Vancouver Tel: 604-779-3615  Web: https://www.minuscake.com/ Instagram @minusboutique18 Advice: Walk-ins welcome, for cake roll orders place those in advance. Here at this café it’s all about the Minus Cup. Owner and Pastry Chef Sweki set out to create something…

Tasting the Filipino Ensaimadas at Heritage Baking

Chef Martha Ebro opened her Heritage Baking Company during the pandemic after she was layed off as a Pastry Chef at the Hyatt Regency downtown. She already had many years of experience working in kitchens at restaurants and catering companies,…

Touring the Gong You Kitchen and Commissary

A new commissary opened recently in the Tri-Cities area to enable food producers to produce their products in a professional kitchen. The meaning of Gong You Kitchen in Korean is sharing kitchen, and that is what they set out to…

Tasting The Very Good Butchers Burgers and More

The word butcher has always had the connation towards being meat based; a local company set out to change that premise offering up plant-based burgers and sausages without any animal ingredients. Their products are available in their Victoria based shop…

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