Category: Parties & Events

Steak Masters at Chop Steakhouse

It’s been more than a few years since I last tasted through their popular Steak Masters feature at Chop Steakhouse. This time around I was invited to their Coal Harbour location to try out this feature menu by Chop’s Executive…

New Dishes Tasting at Pier 7 Restaurant

It’s been almost 10 years since my last visit and many menus have changed since; Executive Chef Skylar created a wonderful menu based on some dietary preferences for us; equally Bar Manager Christian created some standout mocktails. 1st dish: We…

Spring Menu Tasting at C Prime Modern Italian Steakhouse

Another season has passed with Spring now in full swing, and here are some delicious dishes by Executive Chef Behshad Zolnasr. 1st dish: TONNO TARTARYellow Fin Tuna, Avocado Mousse, Calabrian Chilies, Capers, Pistachio, and Squid Ink Crisp; beautiful and flavorful…

First Taste of Oshi Nori

Specializing in sushi hand rolls and other Japanese dishes in the heart of Yaletown, owners’ husband and wife Paulo and Priscilla have created a great spot featuring high quality seafood. Everything is so fresh and flavourful and you get to…

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar & Shellfish Market Reopening Party

It was a fantastic affair last week as the owners hosted media along with many of their customers including chefs for a night of delicious imbibing. For those that wanted to drink to celebrate they featured a selection of cocktails,…

The Curry Cup

It’s been 8 years since I attended this wonderful event. On March 11, I attended this 10th annual fundraiser event presented by The Chefs’ Table Society of BC. Foodies tasted unique and different curries from 10 participating restaurants as they competed…

First Taste of Marugame Udon

Marugame Udon is known world-wide for its made-to-order Sanuki-style udon, which is a specific type of udon noodle originating from Japan’s Kagawa Prefecture, formerly known as the Sanuki region. Sanuki-style udon is one of the most popular and well-known udon varieties…

First Taste of Skye Avenue Kitchen & Bar

With it’s extensive selection of whiskey’s the restaurant boasts the largest collection of whiskey in the country with over 3,000 bottles and growing. The cuisine is global and it’s best described as a culinary adventure. Chef Valerio Pescetelli leads the…

Vivace on the Drive Dine Out 2024

I was invited in to try the Dine Out Vancouver dinner menu of their 3 course $45 prix fixe which I did recently. The dishes are all shown below and I noted which ones were my favourites from the 3…

First Taste of Mogador Restaurant

Specializing in homestyle Moroccan cuisine at this beautiful new restaurant in the Gastown neighbourhood of Vancouver. It’s owned by Chef/Owner Adil Dhilou and Owner Brahim Najem who are both passionate about welcoming their customers into their vibrant restaurant. These are…

Experiencing the Jungle Room in the Westend

It’s all about Indonesian and Japanese inspired dishes, desserts and creative cocktails at this lively cocktail bar in the Westend. I had the Sierra Norte cocktail to start while Lawrence who joined me had the zero-proof Toucans dance. We started off…

Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2024 Events

Destination Vancouver Dine Out Festival and Vancouver Foodster present If you are a fan of our Tasting Plates events or love trying new dishes and restaurants, you are going to want to hear about the 4 events that Vancouver Foodster is presenting…

First Taste of Bar Haifa

Specializing in Middle Eastern cuisine at this beautiful new restaurant in downtown Vancouver. It’s owned by 5 best friends which is made up of Israelis and Palestinians and they have melded their cultures together to bring the cuisine from Haifa,…

Tasting Modern Korean Cuisine at Jess’ Restaurant

It has been a few years since Jess’ Restaurant opened, the restaurant is now focussing on Modern Korean cuisine with various fusion elements at this fine dining restaurant in the heart of Kerrisdale. I love the décor with beautiful booth…

New Tastes at Chai Ghai

Known as a cafe and snack shop in downtown Vancouver, Chai Ghai not only features a selection of hot and cold chai. They also feature a selection of savoury and sweet options for snacks to accompany the chai and other…

Pairing Edenvale Non-Alcoholic Wines

I recently had a chance to try a selection of non-alcoholic wines from Edenvale and I paired each one with some simple dishes and sweets at home. For all those looking for an alternative for the upcoming holiday season as…

Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown 2023

One of my favourite food events of the year has always been the Ocean Wise Chowder chowdown and after a 3 year hiatus it returned earlier this month with 11 chefs featuring many delicious chowders! Each chowder was paired with…

Feast of fields at Stable Harvest Farm

It has been one of my favourite food events each year for many years and this year the annual tasty event held its 30th Annual Harvest festival on this beautiful farm in Langley. I tasted my way around the multiple…

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