Colombian Independence Day Fiesta July 20

Includes 2 Tamales from Los Tamales and one beer or wine Dj Vam Vam will keep the music flowing between sets. Las Alegres Ambulancias are masters of the oral tradition based on their Afro-Colombian roots.They have been preserving the ancient sounds and…

Night of the Rosés July 14

This summer’s evening Sommelier, Tim Ellison of Bistro 101®, will provide a guided tour of a blooming international phenom; rosé wines.  This 5-course journey pays homage to the diversity and food friendliness of this playful wine style.  These especially chosen…

Yaletown Best Burger Competition July 1

Judges: Richard Wolak (@vanfoodster), Erin Ireland (@erin_ireland), John Chow (@johnchow), and Raul Pacheco-Vega  (@hummingbird604), & Cassandra Anderton (@goodlifevan). Participating Restaurants: SOCIETY Dining Lounge Earls Yaletown BBQues The Hamilton Street Grill Section 3 The Hub Restaurant Glowbal Grill

Bretagne/Normandie Menu at Bistro Pastis

The other night, I dined with friends at Bistro Pastis, Vancouver’s own authentic French bistro where you can enjoy French regional summer dinners – a traditional three-course table d’hôte for only $35. Located on France’s northwest coast, this areas specialties…

Dine Above the Stars July 28

An Exclusive Dining Experience by the Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites and Sumac Ridge Estate Winery. To Support A Loving Spoonful. Only 88 tickets available. Champagne Reception (featuring Sumac Ridge Tribute) 5 Course dinner with wine pairings Silent Auction Fireworks

Yaletown Best Burger Competition on Canada Day

Head on down to the 1200 block of Hamilton on July 1st and celebrate Canada Day Yaletown style. The highlight of the day is going to be the Yaletown Best Burger Competition being held in front of SOCIETY of which…

Summer Splash at Goldfish

On June 16th I attended one of the best parties of the season held at Goldfish Kitchen in Yaletown. This was the 2nd Annual Summer Splash an event that raised over $35,000 to support the Vancouver Native Health Society. I…

Vancouver Cupcake Challenge

Cupcakes have been a rage in the Vancouver area for quite sometime, having been invited to attend the 1st Vancouver Cupcake Challenge on Sunday June 20th, I couldn’t resist the temptation. I thought that I knew most of the Cupcake…

65th Annual Steveston Salmon Festival July 1

Canada’s biggest little birthday party has a lot to celebrate. This year the festival turns 65 and is looking pretty good for a senior citizen. The 2010 theme is “Red goes green” and will include a number of initiatives to…

Night at the Aquarium

Last Friday June 12th I attended The Vancouver Aquarium’s 4th annual Night at the Aquarium gala fundraiser that raised over $300,000. Night at the Aquarium is Vancouver Aquarium’s signature gala and has quickly become one of Vancouver’s “must attend” fundraising…

WIN 2 tickets to Food Fight! A Battle for Brunch

Enter to WIN, we are giving away 2 tickets ($130 value) to Food Fight! A Battle for Brunch on June 27th. Event takes place at Vancouver Convention Centre West at 11am. Variety – The Children’s Charity and Marketplace IGA proudly present Food Fight! The Battle for Brunch. Food Fight will…

Project Empty Bowl

Great night supporting a wonderful charity was held on June 10th at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel benefiting “A Loving Spoonful”. The event “Project Empty Bowl” raised thousands of dollars from a very successful live and silent auction as well…

WIN 2 Tickets to Thoroughbred: A Day at the Races

Enter to WIN, we are giving away 3 Pairs of tickets ($70 value) to Thoroughbred: A Day at the Races on June 27th. Event takes place at Hastings Park at 1pm. http://www.youtube.com/user/thegatsbysocialclub Presented by The Gatsby Social Club & Supported by Media Sponsor Vancouver Foodster. This is a…

Aluminum Chef Competition June 20

On Sunday, 20 June 2010, Rio Tinto Alcan invites media to come and enjoy the final culinary showdown of this year’s Aluminum Chef Competition at the 2010 Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival.  Headlining this year’s panel of judges is…

Feast of Fields at Wellbrook Winery

The Lower Mainland’s annual outdoor feast will be taking place at the Wellbrook Winery this year. For 15 years, our Lower Mainland Feast of Fields has always been the 1st Sunday after Labour Day…but this year, they are temporarily changing…

TRAMONTO

8811 River Road, Richmond Tel: 604.247.8573 Web: http://www.riverrock.com/dining/tramonto/ Twitter: @Riverrock Advice: Private dining room that comfortably seats 16 guests. Park for free in the casino parkade.  Located upstairs inside the RiverRock Hotel & Casino. I dined here recently with a…

Best Patios with a View

Vancouver is fortunate to have some great restaurants with outdoor or indoor patios that overlook spectacular views. This list represents some of the Best patios in the city with a view. 1) The Teahouse at Ferguson Point, Stanley Park Drive…

Interview with Angie Quaale

Well Seasoned Gourmet| Langley I talked with Angie Quaale who founded Well Seasoned Gourmet at www.wellseasoned.ca as well as the BBQ on the Bypass annual BBQ event. What are the most challenging elements of running a Gourmet Food store? Keeping…

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