Category: Culinary Adventures

from restaurant tours to feasts.

Experiencing the Seafood Brunch at Bruno

Enjoyed a delicious brunch with both Lawrence Ferber and Lawrence Lee on a Saturday recently at one of my favourite restaurants in Richmond. Every weekend this restaurant offers a Seafood Brunch where they serve it all to your table for…

Experiencing Turkish Cuisine at Elma in Penticton

I visited one of my favourite restaurants in the Okanagan region recently for more of Chef Derek Ingram’s delicious elevated Turkish dishes. Here he uses as many local ingredients as possible in his cooking. If you are heading to Penticton…

Experiencing Filipino dishes at Pampanga’s Cuisine

Take yourself on a culinary journey to the Pampanga region of the Philippines in East Van. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at this newly opened restaurant on Fraser Street. They are…

Experiencing Filipino dishes at Plato Filipino

Take yourself on a culinary journey to the Philippines in downtown New Westminster. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at this restaurant. My friend Jason joined me, as he is Filipino, he…

Venetian Carnival Dinner at Robba Da Matti

I experienced the wonderful Venetian menu at Robba da Matti as they celebrated the cuisine from Venice allowing you to transport yourself to this famous Italian city without leaving ours. My friend Jason joined me as we tried some of the…

Ocean Wise Seafood Festival and some dishes to Savour

Ocean Wise kicked off their National Seafood festival on February 1st and as one of the Ambassadors I hit the ground running. Over the past couple of weeks, I tried a selection of seafood dishes. One of the tantalizing dishes…

Burger Bender at Match Eatery & Public House

Conquered all six of the burgers on the Burger Bender menu at Match Eatery & Public House in Squamish the other day. It was a feast for the eyes as well as our stomachs as we tasted all the burgers…

Whiskey Pairing Dinner at Cask Whiskey Vault

We were seated in their spectacular Whiskey Vault surrounded by whiskeys from all over the world, and went on a Whiskey pairing journey with Brad Stanton; who is an expert on whiskey at recently opened Cask at the Versante Hotel;…

Making Tortillas at MaiiZ Nixtamal

I recently had the pleasure to meet Chef Israel Alvarez Molina at his shop in Victoria’s Chinatown. Israel had opened up his tortilla factory and shop during the pandemic after searching for a location for quite sometime. Formerly Chef De…

Pacific Plates Dinner Series at 75 West Coast Grill

Pacific Plates is a new monthly dinner series that celebrates The Tastes & Traditions of Richmond, presented by 75 West Coast Grill at Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel. I had a chance to attend a media preview to taste through this…

First Taste of Urban Thai Bistro Dunbar

Specializing in Thai cuisine, Urban Thai Bistro had previously been located in Yaletown for many years before closing 2 years ago with a plan to move to a new neighbourhood which they just did landing in Dunbar Village. The beautiful…

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…

Takeout Ice Cream Tour in the Acura MDX

As this spring was far different than any other due to the pandemic, I took advantage of being in the city while not able to travel. I did a Takeout Ice Cream Tour locally with the Acura MDX 2022 model….

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…

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…

Main menu
Vancouver Foodster

Vancouver Foodster