Category: Parties & Events

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…

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…

Summer Menu Tasting at Lift Bar & Grill

Enjoyed a delicious lunch joined by my friend Sheryl on their beautiful upstairs patio overlooking Coal Harbour. We were there to try some new and refined dishes by Chef Chris Andraza who recently joined as their new Executive Chef. 1st…

Summer Menu, New Dishes at Zarak on Main

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner tasting many of the new summer dishes. Just love the Afghan dishes and the flavours using as much local ingredients as they can at this Mount Pleasant gem. 1st dish: Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Char Masala; this…

First Taste of Caffe Soccavo

A great new addition to the Commercial Drive neighbourhood, this Italian sports cafe features Italian snacks, pizza, panini, desserts, coffees, wine, cocktails and more. This new eatery is owned by Dom and Frank Morra, the same family that also owns…

First Taste of Pizza Rubato

It’s all about delicious Napoletana pizza at this recently opened spot in the Fairview neighbourhood of Vancouver. Owned by Chef Ahmet Duman Turunc, this is the first of hopefully a few locations for this passionate entrepreneur. In addition to pizza,…

New Summer Menu at Diva at the Met

Enjoyed a delicious dinner a restaurant that I hadn’t dined at in many years. They have just launched their summer menu which gave us a chance to return and try several dishes. 1st dish: Summer Berry & Beets, this was…

First Taste of Passaparola Burrata Bar

Located on the 2nd floor, upstairs of the new Robba da Matti in Kitsilano, they recently launched their wine and burrata bar that features a selection of salads and other dishes with burrata as the highlight. They also offer several…

First Taste of 16 West Restaurant

It’s all about tasty tapas, wine and more where Chef Addy Gowe leads the kitchen at this new spot in central Lonsdale. To play on the name of the restaurant they are offering 16 wines by the glass which is…

First Taste of Craffles Yaletown

It’s all about creative all day brunch and dessert dishes at this second location for the North Vancouver eatery that is owned by husband and wife Paulo and Priscilla. I loved the decor and most of all the delicious food;…

First Taste of Ignite Pizzeria Yaletown

Popular Mount Pleasant pizzeria recently opened a new flagship restaurant in Yaletown and it is a beauty with seating both inside and outside. As the Mount Pleasant location is all about slices this one is not, they have introduced a…

Stock & Supply Relaunch Party

Stock and Supply Restaurant held a re-launch party last night and a menu preview for their restaurant. Bartenders were making and shaking cocktails and the bar was flowing with cocktails all night while a DJ was spinning music. As the…

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…

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