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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…

Vancouver Sangria Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster 4th Sangria Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Sangria creations into this challenge, most have created a special creation just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their sangria…

Vancouver Chicken Wings Challenge

Welcome to the 7th annual Vancouver Foodster Chicken Wings Challenge. I have invited restaurants from all over the city to enter their Chicken Wings into this challenge, some entered their house recipe and others created a special Chicken Wings dish just for…

Vancouver Banh Mi Challenge

Welcome to the 1st Vancouver Foodster Banh Mi Challenge. Restaurants from all over Metro Vancouver were invited to enter their Banh Mi creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Banh Mi creations on their menu from June 9…

Farm, Fire, & Feast: Recipes from the Inn at Bay Fortune

This new cookbook by Michael Smith was recently published by Penguin Random. Celebrity chef Michael Smith’s extraordinary collection of recipes from his award-winning restaurant on Canada’s east coast. The Inn at Bay Fortune is a leading five-star country inn with…

TGIF Food Truck Pod Launches in South Granville

The South Granville Business Improvement Association just launched the TGIF food truck pod that happens every Friday and Saturday 11am – 8pm now through to September 4 at the corner of West 10th and Fir. Each day they feature 4…

Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook

This new Vegetable Simple cookbook by Eric Ripert was recently published by Appetite by Random House. I love the idea of how simple this book aims to be, it is about vegetables and that is pretty much it; most of…

Taco Challenge 2021 Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster 8th Annual Taco Challenge was a success featuring taco creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their taco creation from May 6-30, 2021. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the…

Sheet Pan Everything

This new cookbook by Ricardo Larrivee celebrates delicious simple one-pan recipes in this cookbook which was recently published by Appetite by Random House. I love the idea of this cookbook and the easy recipes to create a dish that your…

Eat, Habibi, Eat!

This new cookbook by Shahir Massoud features fresh recipes for modern Egyptian cooking. Featuring 100 recipes, Eat, Habibi, Eat! book was just released by publisher Appetite by Random House. Sharing mouthwatering street foods and casual everyday staples, as well as…

Vancouver Donut Challenge

Welcome to the 1st Vancouver Foodster Donut Challenge. Bakeries and cafes from all over Metro Vancouver were invited to enter their Donut creations into this challenge. Each bakery and cafe will be featuring their Donut creations on their menu from May…

Takeout Ice Cream Tour in the Acura MDX

As this spring was far different than any other due to the pandemic, I took advantage of being in the city while not able to travel. I did a Takeout Ice Cream Tour locally with the Acura MDX 2022 model….

Cooking with the Burgerland Smashup Burger Kit

Continuing with my home cooking adventures during the covid19 pandemic, had some fun trying out one of the new Smash Burger kits that Burgerland Smashup recently launched. I got the Oklahoma Fried Onion and Cheese 4 Pack Smashburger Kit and…

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