Category: Tastings

Disco Dim Sum at Cold Tea Restaurant

Every Sunday you can enjoy Dim Sum at Cold Tea Restaurant in downtown Vancouver along with great music in disco style! This was a fun experience, and it marries two loves Dim Sum and music. They feature a dim sum…

Experiencing Moroccan Dishes at Moltaqa Restaurant

Take yourself on a culinary journey to Morocco in downtown Vancouver. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at this restaurant that I have loved since it opened. Owned by Chef and Artist…

Brunch Tasting at Sciue in Yaletown

I recently had an opportunity to try some of the brunch offerings at Yaletown’s Sciue Italian Bakery Caffe where we enjoyed a mix of breakfast and lunch dishes. It’s the Italian way to start off with coffee and that is…

Local Coffee and Chocolate Companies with Philippine Roots

I recently participated in a virtual coffee and chocolate tasting hosted online by The Philippine consulate. Featured local coffee roaster KAPE Coffee who imports the green beans from the Philippine’s and then roasts their coffee here locally. Iona and Paolo…

Unni Pastries Tasting

Specializing in Korean donuts and pastries, husband and wife Garrett and Esther Lee founded Unni Pastries together, both are bakers who studied at Vancouver Community College in the culinary arts program. Esther’s parents used to run their own bakery out…

Cooking with the Burgerland Smashup Burger Kit

Continuing with my home cooking adventures during the covid19 pandemic, had some fun trying out one of the new Smash Burger kits that Burgerland Smashup recently launched. I got the Oklahoma Fried Onion and Cheese 4 Pack Smashburger Kit and…

Experiencing Bajas Food Mexican Takeout

Bajas Food specializes in Mexican cuisine with a Baja’s twist. Order for pickup or on Ubereats & DoorDash for delivery. Lawrence joined me for this wonderful meal eating at home and this is what we tried. 1st dish: Pozole Rojo…

First Taste of La Cerveceria Astilleros

La Cerveceria Astilleros is Spanish for The Shipyards Brewery, has been founded by Andrew Doyle, his head brewer is Carlo Baroccio who is from Mexico, and the brewery along with their tasting room is located in the Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood…

Experiencing Mexican Dishes at Guacamole Mexican Grill

Take yourself on a culinary journey to Mexico and El Salvador out in Surrey. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at this restaurant that opened in early 2020. Owned by husband and…

New Menu, New Chef, New Ownership at Little Mexico Cantina

The Steveston Mexican restaurant changed ownership a few months ago, it is now owned by experienced restaurateur Scotty Olak. The menu is under the direction of Chef Chris Andraza (formerly at Fanny Bay Oysters and Rodney’s Oysters); he leads the…

Takeout at The Regal Beagle

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Leavenly Goods Tasting at Home

Racel founded her company in April 2020 after a career in the IT industry and a dream to change careers, she had the idea to open her own baking company in the fall of 2019; as things lined-up her timing…

Takeout at Bombay Masala Indian Cuisine

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Experiencing Mediterranean Dishes at Hydra Restaurant

Take yourself on a culinary journey to the Mediterranean stopping in Greece without leaving the city. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at Hydra Restaurant which is located at the Exchange Hotel…

Taste of Indonesia and the Archipelago Marketplace

I recently had a chance to taste some made in Indonesia snacks as well as some coffee beans that were grown in Indonesia. These products were sourced from Indonesia by Indonesians, and imported to Canada by Archipelago who curates and…

New Menu, New Chef, New Ownership at Sai Woo

Chef Brandon Pham recently joined Sai Woo and he has launched a new menu filled with wonderful new dishes celebrating Asian cuisine. The restaurant is now owned by the Kosoo Restaurant group, it’s still as beautiful as it was previously,…

Takeout at Moltaqa Restaurant

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Tasting the Holiday Treats Box

Two local bakers, Jenny (@Jenny_bakes) and Nicole (@butter.and.botanicals) have collaborated together to create a trio of treats boxes for this holiday season. I had the opportunity to preview their treats box which featured an assortment of cookies and bars with…

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