Category: Tastings

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 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…

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…

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…

Summer Menu Tasting at C Prime Modern Italian Steakhouse

Another season has passed with Summer now in full swing, and here are some delicious Italian dishes by Executive Chef Behshad Zolnasr. Lawrence joined me as we tried several of the new dishes and more. 1st dish: Started off with…

Summer Like an Italian in Vancouver

I was hoping to travel to Italy this Summer and as that didn’t materialize, I had a chance to Summer like an Italian with Kitchen Table Restaurants without leaving Vancouver while we visited 3 out of 10 of their Italian…

Experiencing Brazilian Cuisine at WhataFood

Enjoyed learning about Brazilian street food and discovered that WhataFood is a common expression in Brazil and that refers to the type of street food. I started off with a selection of Whatabites, and my favourites were the Bacalhau (cod)…

Summer Menu Tasting at Spicy 6 on Robson

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner tasting some of their new dishes and favourites at this 2nd floor restaurant on bustling Robson. 1st dish: Paneer pakora – one of the new menu additions that features a filling inside the paneer. 2nd dish:…

Experiencing Spice Club Indian Cuisine in Surrey

Take yourself on a culinary journey to India in the heart of Surrey where they have an extensive menu of Indian dishes along with cocktails and more. Enjoyed a delicious Indian dinner feast with some of my friends as we shared…

Steveston Spot Prawn & Seafood Festival June 1-18

It’s time for the 2nd Annual Steveston Spot Prawn & Seafood Festival presented by Visit Richmond BC and their restaurant dine around June 1-18 at a selection of restaurants in Richmond. Serving local spot prawn dishes in partnership with local…

Spring Menu Tasting at C Prime Modern Italian Steakhouse

Another season has passed with Spring now in full swing, and here are some delicious Italian dishes by Executive Chef Behshad Zolnasr. My longtime friend Debbie was visiting from Toronto and joined me. 1st dish: Started off with Ahi Tuna…

Experiencing Handi Grill in West Point Grey

Take yourself on a culinary journey to India in the West Point Grey neighbourhood of Vancouver. I had the pleasure to taste my way through a selection of Northern Indian dishes on the menu at this established restaurant that had…

Experiencing Indian Oven Restaurant in Kitsilano

Take yourself on a culinary journey to India in the Kitsilano neighbourhood of Vancouver. I had the pleasure to taste my way through a selection of dishes on the menu at this established restaurant that recently changed ownership. They specialize…

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