Taste of Abbotsford Fall Food Festival September 9 – 18

The Taste of Abby Fall Food Festival invites everyone to explore a selection of food and agricultural events, treating one’s palate to Abbotsford’s deep history, diverse food culture, and delicious culinary cultivations. Held from September 9th to 18th, this inaugural…

Around the City in the Honda CR-V

I recently spent a week test driving the Honda CR-V 2022 car around Vancouver while trying some dishes at some of my favourite restaurants as well as taking in some music festivals. I visited Aiyaohno Café in the Gastown area…

Vancouver Sundae Challenge Winners 2022

The Vancouver Foodster 8th annual  Sundae Challenge was a success featuring sundae creations from cafes around Vancouver. Each cafe featured their sundae creation from August 3-28, 2022. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite…

Feast of Fields on September 11 at UBC Farm

One of my favourite foodie events of the year is returning after a 2 year hiatus. This year FarmFolk CityFolk’s, Metro Vancouver Feast of Fields fundraiser will be held on Sunday, September 11th at UBC Farm from 1-5pm. While melodies…

Summer Menu Tasting at C Prime Modern Italian Steakhouse

It’s been over 5 years since my last visit, enjoyed an exceptional dinner with delicious Italian dishes by Executive Chef Behshad Zolnasr. 1st dish: Caprese Burrata with heirloom tomatoes, balsamic and pinenut crumble, loved the creamy buratta and texture addition…

Maat Cuisine Korean Pop-up Dinner September 3 and 4

Two local Korean restaurateurs have put together an exciting multi-course menu for some pop-up dinners that will be taking place over two seating’s on September 3 and 4. This creative collaborative team is made up of Jay Son, restaurant manager…

Tasting Plates Yaletown on September 14

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at a selection of restaurants, cafes and food spots in the Yaletown neighbourhood. Each restaurant, cafe and food spot will be serving Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a…

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

Fun night, last night for our return to the Commercial Drive neighbourhood after a 3 year absence for our Tasting Plates Commercial Drive dining tour featuring a selection of restaurants, and establishments with delicious food and drink #TastingPlatesYVR At JamJar CanteenThey…

Experiencing Korean Dishes at Mapo Pancake House

Take yourself on a culinary journey to Korea in downtown Vancouver. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at this restaurant that specializes in authentic Korean savoury pancakes and Makgeolli (Korean rice wine)…

Summer Menu Tasting at Lift Bar & Grill

Enjoyed a delicious lunch joined by my friend Sheryl on their beautiful upstairs patio overlooking Coal Harbour. We were there to try some new and refined dishes by Chef Chris Andraza who recently joined as their new Executive Chef. 1st…

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive on August 17

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at a selection of restaurants, cafes and food spots in the Commercial Drive neighbourhood. Each restaurant, cafe and food spot will be serving Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have…

Vancouver Sundae Challenge

Welcome to the 8th Annual Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge.  Cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Sundae creations into this challenge. Each cafe will be featuring their Sundae creations on their menu from August 3-28, 2022. How…

Summer Menu, New Dishes at Zarak on Main

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner tasting many of the new summer dishes. Just love the Afghan dishes and the flavours using as much local ingredients as they can at this Mount Pleasant gem. 1st dish: Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Char Masala; this…

First Taste of Caffe Soccavo

A great new addition to the Commercial Drive neighbourhood, this Italian sports cafe features Italian snacks, pizza, panini, desserts, coffees, wine, cocktails and more. This new eatery is owned by Dom and Frank Morra, the same family that also owns…

Vancouver Mojito Challenge Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Mojito Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Metro Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from July 8-31, 2022 and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge for their…

Vancouver Iced Summer Drink Challenge Winners 2022

The Vancouver Foodster Iced Summer Drink Challenge was a success featuring creations from cafes and restaurants around Vancouver. Each spot featured their creation from July 7 – 31, 2022. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and…

Thai Select Cooking and Tasting at Food by Fanta

Chef and Owner Parinya Lopston hosted the Thai Select event for dignitaries from the Thai Consulate Vancouver that included Consul General Mr. Rutch Soratana as well as others from the local office. I took part in making one of the…

Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 15-17: Your Eating Guide

The 45th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway the weekend of July 15-17, 2022, starting off on Friday afternoon. This is a wonderful festival that features musicians performing from all over the world through Sunday night. This is one…

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