Category: Parties & Events

First Taste of Isetta Café Bistro

It’s focus as a café and bistro serving coffee and brunch fare by day will eventually offer dinners as well in this secluded spot which is an iconic landmark in the Cypress Park area of West Vancouver. It’s owned by…

First Taste of Wild Flour Pizza Co.

It’s all about delicious Sourdough pizza at this recently opened spot in central Burnaby. Owned by Chef Steven Che and Clay Spalding, the duo is off and running. In addition to pizza, the rest of the menu will feature various…

Experiencing Filipino dishes at Pampanga’s Cuisine

Take yourself on a culinary journey to the Pampanga region of the Philippines in East Van. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at this newly opened restaurant on Fraser Street. They are…

Baking with the Evie & Charlie Cookie Dough at Home

There is a great new local company who is making creative cookie dough flavours that are ready to bake! I had some fun making a couple of their delicious flavours recently. My favourite of the two flavours was the Carbon…

New Brunch Menu at Zarak by Afghan Kitchen

I recently had an opportunity to try some of the new brunch offerings at this Mount Pleasant restaurant that just launched a creative new weekend brunch service serving a selection of Afghan dishes. Lawrence joined me and we both started…

Spring Menu Preview at The Vancouver Fish Company

I was invited to preview the new Spring menu and to taste these new dishes from Chef Summer Stuart before the official spring menu launch on April 11. For their spring menu they have incorporated Asian flavours from many of…

First Taste of Nonna’s Cucina

It’s all about Italian street food made Nonna’s way with delicious pastas, panini, salads and more with chef Darrel Arnault running the kitchen; and owner, Joe Fazio running operations. They have a few seats at this counter-serve eatery, though it’s…

First Taste of Nellos Restaurant

It’s all about classic Italian dishes inspired by Rossini’s which had been a Vancouver staple for many years in Kitsilano with Chef Nello Foschi running the kitchen, these are his recipes and they have now been elevated by Chef Adam…

First Taste of OEB Breakfast Co in North Vancouver

Specializing in creative breakfast and brunch dishes; they recently opened their newest location in North Vancouver close to Lions Gate Hospital. I loved the modern decor and the spacious room and most of all the vibe and delicious food. This…

First Taste of Bamboo World Kitchen

Specializing in healthy eats, they have a wide variety of salads, bowls, wraps, smoothies, soups, all day dim sum, desserts with health and zero waste in mind. This is the first location for this locally based company, with another soon…

Healthy Choices and More at BC Place this Season

It’s great to see that the chefs team (now lead by Executive Chef Wayne Chen) at BC Place Stadium (Executive Chef William Tse now oversees all of the Canadian food offerings under Sodexo) have added some new healthier food options…

New Brunch Menu at Cold Tea Restaurant

The chefs team recently launched a weekend brunch service that runs from 12 pm – 3 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Chef Liam Breen has added some wonderful, tasty dishes celebrating Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine. My friend Sheryl joined me…

First Taste of Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant

It’s all about traditional Moroccan dishes and a beautiful dining room to match at this newly opened eatery in Yaletown. Owner, Mimo has done a lot of the construction as well as the interiors on his own as well as…

Ocean Wise Seafood Festival and some dishes to Savour

Ocean Wise kicked off their National Seafood festival on February 1st and as one of the Ambassadors I hit the ground running. Over the past couple of weeks, I tried a selection of seafood dishes. One of the tantalizing dishes…

Burger Bender at Match Eatery & Public House

Conquered all six of the burgers on the Burger Bender menu at Match Eatery & Public House in Squamish the other day. It was a feast for the eyes as well as our stomachs as we tasted all the burgers…

First Taste of Nukid Coffee & Bake Shop

A fun new Korean donut and treats shop opened recently on Robson in the Westend and they are offering a wide assortment of savoury and sweet Korean twisted donuts aka Kkwabaegi along with other tasty treats. The interior décor is…

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’…

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