Category: Restaurant Promotions

News from or about the restaurants that may include new menu features, and special promotions.

C Restaurant Dine Out 2012

On Friday night I kicked off Dine Out Vancouver 2012 by having dinner at C Restaurant. Their dine out menu was one of my picks in this years festival, at $38 it features 4 courses, 1 more course than the…

Glowbal Group Dine Out 2012

Last week I was invited to a menu tasting preview at  Society, Glowbal Grill & Sanafir for their Dine Out menu. At Society a 3 course meal for $18 is being offered or $38 per person with wine pairings, at…

Dine Out Vancouver 2012 -picks & tips

Here is a primer on how to choose the best restaurants in Vancouver for Dine Out that runs January 20 – February 5th. This year there are 231 restaurants participating which is the largest ever for Dine Out Vancouver, that…

Dim Sum Cooking Classes at Wild Rice

Hankering for har gow? Desiring dumplings? Craving cha siu bao? Yearn no longer. Wild Rice Executive Chef Todd Bright, a master of the art of new-style dim sum, will be conducting three intimate cooking classes in dim-sum making at the…

Signature Dish Dining Festival

I tasted my way around some of the restaurants participating in the Signature Dish Dining Festival in Burnaby recently. Happy to have been invited along with some other media to try a multitude of Signature Dishes at three very different…

Thanksgiving: Eat-in or Take-Out

Celebrate Thanksgiving in a restaurant or at home, here is a random selection of restaurants offering brunches, buffets, dinners or turkey to go! Tableau Bar Bistro is offering busy Vancouverites with no time to cook a way to impress friends…

Bishops Harvest Table Dinners

I attended a four course tasting dinner celebrating the Harvest Table on September 7th which was prepared by Bishops wonderful Chef Andrea Carlson. September is the time of the year that the farmers’ markets are overflowing with fresh produce. It’s…

Aphrodite’s loves Slow Food Sept 23 – Oct 6

Benefit for Terra Madre Fund To celebrate all that’s local, Aphrodite’s Café and Pie Shop will showcase food fresh from the farm. From September 23 to October 6, Aphrodite’s Fresh Sheet will feature a three-course menu showcasing BC-grown ingredients. Cost…

Tomatoes at Provence and Provence

Last night I dined at Provence Marinaside for their 2nd annual Tomato Festival, it is a 3 course menu promotion being offered through August at both Provence Marinaside as well as Provence Mediterranean Grill. There were 3 choices of Appetizers…

Refuel’s Annual BC Spot Prawn Boil Just Got Bigger

Roll up your sleeves, BC spot prawn season is upon us and Refuel is hosting its annual BC Spot Prawn Boil, twice. Thursday May 26 and Thursday June 2 at 7:00pm, guests will gather around communal tables in the dining…

Bao & Brew at Wild Rice

I was excited to taste the Bao & Brew menu recently on a couple accounts, first it is always a pleasure to taste Chef Todd Bright’s modern Chinese dishes, secondly my new radio show which is about beer and food…

Dining Out for Life

With a record number of restaurants participating, this years Dine Out for Life Vancouver fundraiser on Thursday March 24th is featuring 238 restaurants from around the lower mainland. Participating restaurants will contribute 25% of their sales that day to people…

Whoopie Pie Day March 5th

Whoopie Pie Day on Saturday, March 5th at all Tracycakes Bakery Cafe locations in White Rock, Fort Langley and Abbotsford. From 10 am – 5 pm, all Whoopie Pies will be sold 2 for 1 (just $3.00 for two!) with…

Fillo Pastry Making Workshops

Feb 19th at 2pm – Workshop I  (approx 2 hours long) I will be participating in this Fillo Pastry Workshop where Poppy Siormanolakis will teach — Learning to work with store bought fillo pastry! Small intimated Classes For those wanting…

Glowbal Group Dine Out 2011

I was invited to a menu tasting preview at  Society, Glowbal Grill & Sanafir for their Dine Out menu last night. At Society a 3 course meal for $18 is being offered or $35 per person with wine pairings, at…

Charm Modern Thai Dine Out 2011

I was invited to taste a preview of the Dine Out menu for Charm Modern Thai who is offering a 3 course menu for $28. I had the opportunity to taste a selection of the appetizers including the Tiger Prawn…

Wild Rice’s Year of the Rabbit Chinese New Year Menu

One ancient Chinese axiom states that if a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing at least twice. Consider New Yea’s for instance. There’s the mainstream New Year’s Eve held on December 31st – a rather sedate affair by…

Dine Out Vancouver Picks

Here is a primer on how to choose the best restaurants in Vancouver for Dine Out that runs January 24 – February 6th. You may want to listen to my segment on CBC The Early Edition when I talked in…

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