Category: Parties & Events

Vancouver Foodster 1 yr Anniversary Party

The Vancouver Foodster 1st Anniversary party was a huge success, held on July 28th at Canvas Lounge in Gastown. Thank you to all those who came out to celebrate, and to taste the fabulous food and drinks from Coast, Sanafir,…

Xfour Vodka Tasting and Chocolate

Yesterday I attended the launch of a new BC based artisan vodka in a penthouse on the 32nd floor of a building downtown Vancouver with a spectacular view of the city skyline. Xfour, is a sipping vodka, made from rye…

Desert Hills Wine Pairing at The Edge

Last night I attended a tasting of Desert Hills Wines alongside with tasty bites from The Edge Social Grille and Lounge on Granville. Desert Hills Winery is located in Oliver, BC and it was great to have them participate in…

Cheese Tasting at Au Petit Chavignol

Recently I attended a Bastille Day Cheese and Wine Tasting lead by Allison Spurrel the cheese master. Vive la France: With Allison guiding us all through each of the 4 plates of cheeses that were carefully paired with wines from…

Dinner on the Floating Dining Room

As you can imagine I have been to many different types of dinners of the years, some of my most memorable meals had been while I was off travelling. Last night I had one of the most memorable dining experiences…

Eating at the Vancouver Folk Fest

I spent the evening dinner hour inside the food court area of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival tonight, the 1st night of this spectacular weekend festival that is in its 33rd year. Foods from all regions of the world were…

L’Abattoir Opening

On July 12th I attended the opening of L’Abattoir a new French Westcoast restaurant with a menu that is focused on clean, fresh, and seasonal flavours using traditional preperations. Everything from sauces to pastas, bread, and even fresh cheeses are…

What’s to Eat? Vancouver Folk Music Fest

The 33rd Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway this weekend, starting off on Friday evening with musicians performing from all over the world thru Sunday night. This is one of my favourite music festivals, I have attended 28 festivals…

Mystery Kitchen Tour at PICA

I took part in a Mystery Kitchen Tour on June 27th that was held at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts on Granville Island that featured some of the top chefs from around Vancouver and BC who created some amazing dishes for everyone…

Yaletown Best Burger Competition: The Meat

After and exciting burger tasting competition that was held on the 1200 block of Hamilton Street in Yaletown on Canada Day, the judges myself included had a pow wow session to compare notes on our own tastes, orginality and presentation….

Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch

I attended this fabulous event on June 27th, Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch that benefited Variety – The Children’s charity.  The event brought together some of BC’s finest chefs in a battle for best brunch. Guests sampled each delicious offering and cast…

A Day at the Races

On June 27h I attended the Gatsby Social Club’s Thoroughbred: A Day at the Races held at Hastings Race Course. Hundreds of stylish people came out dressed for an old fashioned day at the races. People were mingling, drinking, dancing, betting…

Summer Splash at Goldfish

On June 16th I attended one of the best parties of the season held at Goldfish Kitchen in Yaletown. This was the 2nd Annual Summer Splash an event that raised over $35,000 to support the Vancouver Native Health Society. I…

Night at the Aquarium

Last Friday June 12th I attended The Vancouver Aquarium’s 4th annual Night at the Aquarium gala fundraiser that raised over $300,000. Night at the Aquarium is Vancouver Aquarium’s signature gala and has quickly become one of Vancouver’s “must attend” fundraising…

Project Empty Bowl

Great night supporting a wonderful charity was held on June 10th at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel benefiting “A Loving Spoonful”. The event “Project Empty Bowl” raised thousands of dollars from a very successful live and silent auction as well…

Adesso Bistro Opening

On June 2nd I attended the opening of Adesso Bistro a new Italian restaurant specializing in Ligurian cuisine. The location is one of my favourites for a restaurant in the city, it is a wonderful hideaway well situated in the…

The Maenam 1st Anniversary Party

Great night on June 2nd attending the Maenam 1st Anniversary party, Chef/Owner Angus An was in the kitchen preparing some of his Authentic Thai Appetizers and once they were being passed around to the guests I had a chance to…

Wine Tasting with a Social Twist

On Wednesday May 26th, I attended a fun event that mixed Wine with Social Media. Held at the CBC Audience Lounge in Vancouver and hosted by Tinhorn Creek Winemaker Sandra Oldfield. The MC explained how the evening’s almost like a…

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