Category: Parties & Events

First Taste of La Cerveceria Astilleros

La Cerveceria Astilleros is Spanish for The Shipyards Brewery, has been founded by Andrew Doyle, his head brewer is Carlo Baroccio who is from Mexico, and the brewery along with their tasting room is located in the Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood…

Experiencing Mexican Dishes at Guacamole Mexican Grill

Take yourself on a culinary journey to Mexico and El Salvador out in Surrey. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at this restaurant that opened in early 2020. Owned by husband and…

New Menu, New Chef, New Ownership at Little Mexico Cantina

The Steveston Mexican restaurant changed ownership a few months ago, it is now owned by experienced restaurateur Scotty Olak. The menu is under the direction of Chef Chris Andraza (formerly at Fanny Bay Oysters and Rodney’s Oysters); he leads the…

First Taste of Krave Kulture Yogurt

With their focus as a craft yogurt shop, they opened their shop in the Edgemont Village neighbourhood 2 months ago. Founded by Kamran Naghibzadeh and his wife Moji Shabani who both live in the neighbourhood with their family. They know…

First Taste of Hello Nori

Specializing as a sushi-focused Japanese restaurant, they feature hand rolls along with locally brewed sake, along with some other drinks. The team includes first-time restaurateur Jean-François Eap, along with his fiancée (she owns the interior design firm, Concrete Cashmere Designs)…

Takeout at The Regal Beagle

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Leavenly Goods Tasting at Home

Racel founded her company in April 2020 after a career in the IT industry and a dream to change careers, she had the idea to open her own baking company in the fall of 2019; as things lined-up her timing…

First Taste of Jess Restaurant

Jess Restaurant opened 2 months ago in the Kerrisdale neighbourhood specializing in French Asian Cuisine. The restaurant is founded by Jessica Kim and this is her first restaurant of a few that are planned to opened in the Vancouver area…

Takeout at Bombay Masala Indian Cuisine

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Experiencing Mediterranean Dishes at Hydra Restaurant

Take yourself on a culinary journey to the Mediterranean stopping in Greece without leaving the city. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at Hydra Restaurant which is located at the Exchange Hotel…

Taste of Indonesia and the Archipelago Marketplace

I recently had a chance to taste some made in Indonesia snacks as well as some coffee beans that were grown in Indonesia. These products were sourced from Indonesia by Indonesians, and imported to Canada by Archipelago who curates and…

First Taste of Bombay Kitchen in South Granville

Bombay Kitchen and Bar opened a few weeks ago in the South Granville neighborhood, they specialize in Indian cuisine primarily from the Punjab region of India. The location previously housed Vij’s and their Rangoli for many years so it was…

New Menu, New Chef, New Ownership at Sai Woo

Chef Brandon Pham recently joined Sai Woo and he has launched a new menu filled with wonderful new dishes celebrating Asian cuisine. The restaurant is now owned by the Kosoo Restaurant group, it’s still as beautiful as it was previously,…

First Taste of Mila

Specializing in Plant-based cuisine featuring inventive cocktails along with Globally inspired dishes; this restaurant and cocktail bar is owned by the same company that owns Virtuous Pie. MILA’s food program was developed by Red Seal Chef Jim Vesal, who’s put…

Takeout at Moltaqa Restaurant

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

First Taste of The Kougin Café

Pastry chef Andrew Han has had a life-long dream to open his own bakery and he wanted it to be located in Chinatown where he grew up. His bakery is defined as; kouign (meaning brioche, pronounced queen) and amann, which…

Tasting the Holiday Treats Box

Two local bakers, Jenny (@Jenny_bakes) and Nicole (@butter.and.botanicals) have collaborated together to create a trio of treats boxes for this holiday season. I had the opportunity to preview their treats box which featured an assortment of cookies and bars with…

First Taste of Tsujiri at OpenRoad Toyota Richmond

The latest outpost of Tsujiri recently opened in the OpenRoad Toyota dealership at the Richmond Auto Mall. This is a Japanese matcha infused cafe restaurant that features tasty Japanese soba bowls, sushi sandwiches, matcha beverages and desserts. Known for its…

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