Interview with Lin Zhang

Executive Chef | Lin Chinese Cuisine I talked with Lin Zhang in his kitchen while he was cooking with the help of Stephanie Yuen who assisted with the translations. Where do you look for Inspiration to Create New Dishes? A…

Thoroughbred: A Day at the Races June 27

Presented by The Gatsby Social Club & Supported by Media Sponsor Vancouver Foodster. This is a one of a kind of event to kick-off the summer, a day at the races with a Gourmet Southern BBQ. Become a member (no…

LIN CHINESE CUISINE

1537 West Broadway, Vancouver Tel: 604-733-9696 Web: http://www.linchinese.ca/ Advice: Dim Sum style is Shanghainese. Known for their Xiao Long Bao and for how Yu Miao makes her over 700 handmade dumplings each day. My friend and fellow food writer Stephanie…

Van Mag Awards 2010

The 21st Annual Vancouver Magazine Awards were held on May 18 at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel. Chef Frank Pabst of Blue Water Cafe took a few of the top awards including Chef of the Year, Restaurant of the Year…

Nimby Burger Opening

Last night was the opening party for Nimby Burger in Kitsilano, a late night party outside on the deck across from Kits beach. This new burger joint is a take out spot that has burgers, fries and milkshakes. My favourites…

Chefs for Life 2010 at Goldfish

On Sunday May 16 Chef William Tse of Golfish Pacific Kitchen hosted the annual fundraiser to benefit the Vancouver Friends for Life Society. Guests paid $350 each to attend this star chef studded event that featured some of the top…

Interview with Harry Kambolis

Restaurateur | Vancouver I sat down with Harry recently for a chat. Harry opened his first restaurant in 1992 and has been a leader on the local restaurant scene ever since. First it was the Raincity Grill in 1992, then…

What is your favourite thirst quencher drink on a hot day?

I posted this question on Twitter and here are the answers by our Twitter friends and followers: i_on_food_drink Pimm’s & sparkling lemonade herrohachi a fruity slush like strw/mango bubbletea! chengsophia Watermelon slush, lemonade and water! cbjerrisgaard Soda and bitters or…

Hot Chefs Cool Jazz

With a spectacular view of the mountains, I attended the spectacular Hot Chefs Cool Jazz evening at the Vancouver Convention Center on May 13 were hundreds of guests tasted bites from some of the city and area best chefs and…

Arts Club Theatre Celebrity Chef Cooking Class

With many cooking classes taking place around the city, I wondered what the differences were between each of them, and what made each standout. Some classes include copies of the chefs cookbooks, author signings, have celebrity chefs, or are fundraisers…

RED CARD

900 Seymour Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-689-4460 Web: www.redcardsportsbar.ca Twitter: @RedCard_ Advice: all their food is available for takeout. I’ve been in a couple of times recently and have tried the Caprese salad, Bruschetta, and several of the pizzas including the…

WILD RICE

UPDATED 3/2/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 117 West Pender Street, Vancouver Phone: 604-642-2882 Web: http://www.wildricevancouver.com/ Twitter: @wildrice_pender Advice: Check out the upstairs lounge for some bites and drinks. I have dined here numerous times over the years and always love the…

Summer Splash at Goldfish June 16

Get ready for the 2nd annual swimwear and summer event at Goldfish, with tasty bites from Chef William Tse, live dj, dance performances, fashion show and drinks. Buy your tickets early this event will surely sell out in advance. Check…

Westin Wall Centre Hotel Opening in Richmond

On May 6th, I attending the spectacular opening party for the Westin Wall Centre Hotel in Richmond which is located minutes away from the Vancouver International Airport. There were chefs at food stations scattered throughout the room featuring an array…

Chat with the Founders of Legendary Noodle

I recently sat down with Papa Li and Mama Li, the owners of Legendary Noodle at 4191 Main Street to talk about their noodles as this is what they are known for in Vancouver. Tell me about your dough The…

Eat Ocean Wise and Attend the “Best Party in the City”

Dine at Ocean Wise restaurants for a chance to win two tickets to Vancouver Aquarium’s signature fundraising gala! From May 7 to 25, dine at a participating Ocean Wise restaurant and enter to win two tickets to Vancouver Aquarium’s signature…

Red Cross Red Carpet Soiree

Blue Water Cafe & Raw Bar hosted the 3rd annual Red Cross Red Carpet Soiree on May 6th benefiting the Lower Mainland Disaster Management Program. Blue Water Cafe provided a full selection of their highly acclaimed cuisine—seafood towers, sushi and passed canapés—from two of…

NAT’S NEW YORK PIZZAERIA

1080 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-642-0700 Web: www.natspizza.com Advice: Pizza by the slice or by the pie. Garlic and roasted garlic is always free for toppings. Known for their pizza by the slice, these are no small time slices, think…

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