Category: Culinary News

UBC Food Services: Touring, Learning and Tasting

Touring UBC Food Services at the University of British Columbia. With 54,000 people on campus daily during the school year, over 40 restaurants are ready to serve, offering many different types of cuisines, in popular branded restaurants as well as…

Sakura Night at Tojo’s on April 19

Let the celebrations begin this spring with an extraordinary dining experience hosted by Tojo’s Restaurant, featuring sensational Japanese cuisine created by Tojo’s Restaurant, Zen Japanese Restaurant, Hapa Izakaya, The RawBar at Fairmont Pacific Rim, Miku Restaurant as well as Zakkushi…

BC Distilled Spirits Festival April 18

Artisan distillers from twenty-three of the province’s leading small-batch distilleries, including eleven new to this year’s festival, will showcase their ingenuity through distinctive gins, vodkas, and other fine spirits and liqueurs. Aficionados and curious seekers alike will have the opportunity to sip and taste…

La Taqueria Commissary Kitchen Opening in North Vancouver

Yesterday, Marcelo Ramirez Romero (co-owner) guided me on a tour of their new expansive space for the commissary kitchen and new eatery of La Taqueria which will be opening on Monday February 23, 2015. The North Vancouver kitchen will feature a…

Pop-Up Dinners in January

Many love the Dine Out Fest that happens annually from January to early February, this year running from January 16-February 1. Some opt for doing something different and exciting during the same period and some chefs and restaurants have their…

Discovering Thailand Festival in Vancouver August 22-24

The inaugural Thai Festival will take place this coming weekend August 22-24 downtown Vancouver, presented by The Royal Thai Consulate-General in collaboration with Suan Dusit Rajaphat University. A place to enjoy music, dance, fashion and delicious Thai food this festival…

Pride 2014: Your Eating Guide

The 36th Annual Vancouver Pride Festival gets underway the weekend of August 1-3, starting off on Friday evening with Davie Street Block Party on Davie Street. The highlight of the weekend is of course the Parade which takes place throughout…

Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest August 23

The Downtown New West BIA in partnership with Trapp + Holbrook presents the second annual Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest on Saturday August 23rd 2014 from 4-10pm. Admission for this event is FREE. After massive success in 2013, this year’s fest…

Tastes of Latin America June 28 – July 6

Carnaval del Sol and Latincouver present Tastes of Latin America at several Latin American restaurants throughout Vancouver. This event will unite the city’s best Latin flavours with locals who have yet to know about them (and the ones that just…

The Salt Cellar Series Summer 2014

Salt Tasting Room will open up its cellar for patrons to sip and sample exceptional artisanal cheese, charcuterie, wine and fine spirits from exceptional producers from across B.C. this summer. First up on the series schedule is Italian specialty food distributor…

Food Cart Fest all Summer Long

  The third annual Food Cart Fest runs at its home in the Olympic Village, now through August 31. The biggest food event of the summer is back! Since its inception in 2012, Food Cart Fest has quickly become a…

Italian Day on the Drive June 8

In one of the biggest displays of all things Italian outside Italy, Commercial Drive will be transformed for the 5th Annual Italian Day. As one of Vancouver’s most celebrated cultural festivals, Italian Day is a showcase of classic style, masterful design and…

Chef Felix Yau and his Baking

Today, I had the pleasure to meet Chef Felix Yau who I had learned about on Instagram a few months ago. His Instagram photos of his baking lead me to follow and get to know him in the virtual space….

Vancouver International Tequila Expo on May 31

The 3rd Annual Vancouver International Tequila Expo (VITE) will take place on May 31, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  Proceeds will benefit the British Columbia Hospitality Foundation (BCHF), the hospitality industry’s own charity. The event is Canada’s largest showcase of premium agave…

FarmCity Fresh Cart to debut on downtown Vancouver streets

Re-Up BBQ and FarmCity Co-Op are teaming up this summer to introduce consumers and restaurants in Vancouver and beyond to the bounty of local, sustainably farmed fruit and produce through a groundbreaking new urban grocery concept called FarmCity Fresh Cart.An open-air retail showcase for farm-fresh…

Dish ‘n Dazzle returns May 1

The much-anticipated Dish ‘n Dazzle returns! On Thursday, May 1, 2014, at the Vancouver Convention Centre (Parkview Terrace), Canada Place, the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) and New Zealand Wine present a spectacular night of food, wine and cocktails, that is sure to delight and entertain. 80 wines…

BC Distilled Spirits Festival on May 10

On Saturday,May 10, 2014, sixteen of the province’s leading small-batch distilleries plus one from the Yukon, will descend on Vancouver along with their gin, vodka, whisky, and other fine spirits and liqueurs for BC Distilled – British Columbia’s premier micro-distillery festival.  Bottles of local artisanal spirits…

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