Category: First Taste

First Taste of Local Pizzaiolo

A great new addition to the Kitsilano neighbourhood, this new spot is owned by a couple of chefs with years of experience in the pizza realm. They started out by offering Pizza Catering and now they have just added a…

First Taste of Archer Dining

It’s all about modern Canadian fare and inventive drinks inside a room inspired by British Columbia’s natural landscape. The kitchen is led by executive chef Clement Chan, whose extensive repertoire includes some of Vancouver’s notable restaurants, such as Torafuku, Chambar,…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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