Category: First Taste

First Taste of Bon Macaron

Bon Macaron Patisserie has gained a cult following in Victoria, BC since opening there in 2013. They have recently opened their 1st Vancouver location in Kitsilano and will open their 2nd location here in mid-September inside the Granville Island Public…

First Taste of Royal Dinette

I had a taste of the food and drink at a preview dinner last night which was an impressive fete orchestrated by notable Chef David Gunawan. His new restaurant offers Downtown Vancouver a true farm-to-table feast for the senses with…

First Taste of Nosh Downtown Vancouver

I toured the new Nosh that opened in Telus Garden in downtown Vancouver, this new dining concept from the Global Group features a one-of-a-kind grab n’ go eatery and pâtisserie. Transitioning from a bakery in the morning, to a salad and panini…

First Taste of Moja Coffee on Commercial Drive

I previewed the new Moja Coffee café and roastery last week to learn more about one of my favourite coffee roasters. This impressive new café and roastery opened today in a building on Commercial Drive that was built in 1908….

First Taste of Elysian Coffee in Mount Pleasant

I toured the new Elysian Coffee that opened in Mount Pleasant on the southwest corner of Ontario and 7th, this impressive café and roastery took 15 months to build. They have their own roastery on site with a 1950 cast…

First Taste of Mahony & Sons Stamps Landing

I attended a media preview yesterday for the new Mahony & Sons at Stamps Landing in False Creek. This is the newest restaurant from the three Mahony brothers and it’s quite the flagship property. Boasting a 300 seat patio on…

First Taste of Left Bank Restaurant

I attended a media preview last week and had chance to taste my way thru many of the dishes on the menu. The new 60-seat restaurant features a 35 seat laneway outside patio which is the first of it’s kind…

Pallet Coffee Roasters Tasting

I attended the family and friends preview recently before the café opened. Located in the East Village neighborhood, they are roasting their own coffee on site, baking their own baked goods and serving all in their café. I loved the…

Nicli’s Next Door Tasting

I’ve been fan of Nicli Pizzeria since opening awhile back, owner Bill McCaig is passionate and a perfectionist which is evident at Nicli. He recently opened Nicli’s Next Door, I dined with a group of media to sample the fine…

Discovering O5 Tea

Sitting down with Pedro Villalon has a very different meaning, Pedro is known as the Tea Hunter, he is a passionate individual who spends time in small farms around Asia, creating relationships with tea farmers and bringing their product back…

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