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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…

The Unofficial Hogwarts Cookbook for Kids

This new cookbook by Alana Al-Hatlani was recently published by Ulysses Press. The book celebrates the making of magic in the kitchen with friendly recipes designed for kid chefs and inspired by the Harry Potter series! Perfect for any young…

Tasting Plates Westend

On Wednesday September 8, we presented our latest dining tour in the Westend neighbourhood and area in downtown Vancouver and it was a wonderful success. Everyone who attended started off in a different restaurant on this walking and/or driving tour…

Caramel Corn Bread

I have had a love for cooking and baking since I was in my teens. During the first 10 years or so of my writing this blog, I had focused on dining in and dining out at the restaurants around…

Cook More, Waste Less Cookbook

This new cookbook by Christine Tizzard was recently published by Appetite by Random House. An indispensable and timely cookbook offering easy, everyday solutions to a problem every home cook faces: food waste, and 100 delicious and flexible recipes to get…

Dumpling Fest Vancouver on October 6

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in downtown Vancouver and beyond to taste different kinds of dumplings. Experience different restaurants and tastes from Vietnamese dumplings, to Italian tortelini to Mexican empanadas and more. This evening tasting…

Vancouver Margarita Challenge Winners 2021

The  Vancouver Foodster Margarita Challenge was a success featuring creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their margarita creation from August 6-29, 2021. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task…

Vancouver Sundae Challenge Winners 2021

The Vancouver Foodster 7th annual  Sundae Challenge was a success featuring sundae creations from cafes around Vancouver. Each cafe featured their sundae creation from August 5-29, 2021. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite…

Tasting Plates Langley

On Sunday August 22, we presented our 1st dining tour in downtown Langley and it was a wonderful success. Everyone who attended started off in a different restaurant on this walking tour around a few block radius. Food by Fanta Instagram…

Vancouver Foodster 12th Anniversary Tasting Tour

Celebrated the 12th anniversary of my Vancouuver Foodster blog in the form of a tasting tour in downtown Vancouver on Saturday August 21 with these participating restaurants  serving up delicious tasting plates, bowls and cups! La Loteria Instagram @laloteria.vancouver –…

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…

Field Trip to the Okanagan with the Acura TLX

“FieldTrips” is either a day trip or a few days where I visit food areas of interest which may include farm visits, producers, wineries, restaurants and/or other places that people can visit. This is about offering Vancouver Foodster readers a…

A Healthy Fresh Meal Service

The Healthful Eats meal delivery concept has been launched with the purpose of nourishing the public with homespun, natural artisanal fare created with care and attention with the use of high-quality ingredients that align with the current local food trend….

Field Trip to Mayne Island

“FieldTrips” is either a day trip or a few days where I visit food areas of interest which may include farm visits, producers, wineries, restaurants and/or other places that people can visit. This is about offering Vancouver Foodster readers a…

Summer Soba Noodle Salad and Umami Bomb

Made this simple salad for a light dinner on a warm summer night with the Umami Bomb Shitake oils. They have four different shitake oil’s available which you can find online or at a retailer across the country. I used…

Field Trip to Gibsons

“FieldTrips” is either a day trip or a few days where I visit food areas of interest which may include farm visits, producers, wineries, restaurants and/or other places that people can visit. This is about offering Vancouver Foodster readers a…

South Granville Supper Club in September

Some exciting news, this September, The South Granville Business Improvement Association (SGBIA)  is partnering with yours truly (Richard Wolak, aka @Vanfoodster), to share four local must-try restaurants and their culinary masterpieces. We are inviting everyone to rediscover South Granville through…

Vancouver Margarita Challenge

Welcome to the next Vancouver Margarita Challenge.  Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Margarita creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Margarita creations on their menu from August 6-29, 2021. How Does…

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