Summer Time at Q4

Q4 recently launched their summer menu with a brand new pizza oven firing off traditional thin-crust pizzas every night. They also have great summer specials including an Antipasto sharing platter and prosecco on the new patio. A friend joined me…

Cheese Tasting at Au Petit Chavignol

Recently I attended a Bastille Day Cheese and Wine Tasting lead by Allison Spurrel the cheese master. Vive la France: With Allison guiding us all through each of the 4 plates of cheeses that were carefully paired with wines from…

Dinner on the Floating Dining Room

As you can imagine I have been to many different types of dinners of the years, some of my most memorable meals had been while I was off travelling. Last night I had one of the most memorable dining experiences…

DOLCE AMORE

1590 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Tel: 604-258-0006 Web: http://www.gelateriadolceamore.com/ Advice: Sample, sample, sample the flavours before you choose. I am proud to say this has been my favourite gelato spot in the city for the past few years and my favourite…

WIN VIP Tickets to our Anniversary Event

A chance for you to win the ultimate VIP foodie experience at Vancouver Foodster’s 1 yr Anniversary event – July 28th. Are you looking for tickets to this sold out event? This is the only opportunity to obtain tickets to…

Chefs at our 1st Year Anniversary Event

Meet some of the chefs participating in the Vancouver Foodster 1st Anniversary Event on July 28th. Todd began his career at age 17 in Australia as an apprentice at Ming Jade Restaurant under Cantonese chef Kevin Lowe.  He then commenced…

Klahowya at The Fish House thru September

The Fish House in Stanley Park has launched a special menu this summer, the Klahowya Menu. Much like the ubiquitous ‘ciao’ of Italian, ‘klahowya’ means ‘welcome,’ ‘how are you?’ or ‘good-bye’ in the Chinook Jargon* of the Pacific Northwest. This…

Eating at the Vancouver Folk Fest

I spent the evening dinner hour inside the food court area of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival tonight, the 1st night of this spectacular weekend festival that is in its 33rd year. Foods from all regions of the world were…

Smokin’ Sundays Barbeque at Fairmont Pacific Rim

Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk, international barbecue champion and best selling cookbook author is cooking up a smokin’ all you can eat bbq all summer long every Sunday from 11am – 4pm on the outdoor patio at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. The…

L’Abattoir Opening

On July 12th I attended the opening of L’Abattoir a new French Westcoast restaurant with a menu that is focused on clean, fresh, and seasonal flavours using traditional preperations. Everything from sauces to pastas, bread, and even fresh cheeses are…

What’s to Eat? Vancouver Folk Music Fest

The 33rd Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway this weekend, starting off on Friday evening with musicians performing from all over the world thru Sunday night. This is one of my favourite music festivals, I have attended 28 festivals…

Vancouver Foodster 1st Anniversary Event

Wednesday July 28th  — 6pm – 9pm Canvas Lounge 99 Powell Street, Vancouver Vancouver Foodster celebrates one-year anniversary with a tasting feast in Gastown The event will feature ‘signature dishes’ bites from buzzing and renowned restaurants and vendors from Vancouver,…

MeLe Kai Ho: a Luau July 30

Are you ready for a summertime Luau? Get your tickets soon for the this tasty event that is taking place at 7pm at the Rowing Club in Stanley Park. Here is the menu for the evening feast: Your choice of…

Mystery Kitchen Tour at PICA

I took part in a Mystery Kitchen Tour on June 27th that was held at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts on Granville Island that featured some of the top chefs from around Vancouver and BC who created some amazing dishes for everyone…

Night Dim Sum at Wild Rice thru September

Wild Rice has launched their summer menu with many new dishes created by Chef Todd Bright. I was in for a tasting last week from several dishes that I tried there were a few that stood out immediately. This is Wild…

60 Nights of Floating Dinners

Don’t be surprised if over the summer months you see a different type of ‘boat’ moored in False Creek. This ‘boat’ is actually a very elegant 12-person dining room, floating on a base of plastic bottles. The seaworthy dining room is the first…

BELLA GELATERIA

UPDATED – BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1001 West Cordova Street, Vancouver   Tel: 604-569-1010   Web: www.bellagelateria.com   Twitter: @bellagelateria   Advice: sample the flavours, prices are at a premium here. I was impressed by the quality of the ingredients in…

Interview with Daniel Frankel

Restaurateur | Vancouver What are the most challenging elements of running restaurants? Finding and retaining great people to work with. The people that run the organization can make or break the restaurant. I’m very lucky in this case – I…

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