Vancouver Martini Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Martini Challenge. Restaurants and bars from all over Metro Vancouver were invited to enter their Martini creations into this challenge. Each restaurant and bar will be featuring their Martini creations on their menu from April…

Experiencing Filipino dishes at Plato Filipino

Take yourself on a culinary journey to the Philippines in downtown New Westminster. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at this restaurant. My friend Jason joined me, as he is Filipino, he…

Vancouver Panini Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Panini Challenge. Cafes from all over Metro Vancouver were invited to enter their Panini creations into this challenge. Each cafe will be featuring their Panini creations on their menu from April 6 – May 1,…

Baking with the Evie & Charlie Cookie Dough at Home

There is a great new local company who is making creative cookie dough flavours that are ready to bake! I had some fun making a couple of their delicious flavours recently. My favourite of the two flavours was the Carbon…

Vancouver Pizza Challenge

Welcome to the 8th Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their pizza into this challenge, some of the restaurants have created a special pizza just for this challenge and others have entered their…

New Brunch Menu at Zarak by Afghan Kitchen

I recently had an opportunity to try some of the new brunch offerings at this Mount Pleasant restaurant that just launched a creative new weekend brunch service serving a selection of Afghan dishes. Lawrence joined me and we both started…

Spring Menu Preview at The Vancouver Fish Company

I was invited to preview the new Spring menu and to taste these new dishes from Chef Summer Stuart before the official spring menu launch on April 11. For their spring menu they have incorporated Asian flavours from many of…

First Taste of Nonna’s Cucina

It’s all about Italian street food made Nonna’s way with delicious pastas, panini, salads and more with chef Darrel Arnault running the kitchen; and owner, Joe Fazio running operations. They have a few seats at this counter-serve eatery, though it’s…

First Taste of Nellos Restaurant

It’s all about classic Italian dishes inspired by Rossini’s which had been a Vancouver staple for many years in Kitsilano with Chef Nello Foschi running the kitchen, these are his recipes and they have now been elevated by Chef Adam…

Vancouver Donut Challenge Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Donut Challenge was a success featuring donut creations from bakeries and cafes around Metro Vancouver. Each bakery cafe featured their donut creation from March 4-27, 2022. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this…

Around Vancouver with the Honda Civic 2022

I recently spent a week test driving the re-engineered Honda Civic Sedan Sport Touring 2022 car around the city while I was out and about trying some new dishes at restaurants and cafes in Vancouver. I have always loved Italian…

Filipino Restaurant Month Happening in April

It’s time for the first ever Filipino Restaurant Month which is taking place in Vancouver during the month of April featuring 7 different restaurants from around the Vancouver area. I had a chance to taste some of these Filipino foods…

Dumpling Fest Vancouver Spring Edition on May 4

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Vancouver to taste different kinds of dumplings. Experience different restaurants and tastes that may include Japanese Gyoza to Italian Gnudi to Indian Kofta and more. This evening tasting extravaganza…

Tasting Plates 10th Anniversary Tour on April 27

Join us and celebrate our 10th Anniversary of Tasting Plates and tantalize your taste buds at a selection of restaurants, and cafes. Each restaurant and cafe will be serving Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a…

First Taste of OEB Breakfast Co in North Vancouver

Specializing in creative breakfast and brunch dishes; they recently opened their newest location in North Vancouver close to Lions Gate Hospital. I loved the modern decor and the spacious room and most of all the vibe and delicious food. This…

In and Around the City in the Honda Odyssey

I recently spent a week test driving the Honda Odyssey 2022 around Vancouver and Squamish while trying some dishes at restaurants and cafes. I visited Ofra’s Kitchen for dinner, one of my favourite restaurants in the Westend, they specialize in…

First Taste of Bamboo World Kitchen

Specializing in healthy eats, they have a wide variety of salads, bowls, wraps, smoothies, soups, all day dim sum, desserts with health and zero waste in mind. This is the first location for this locally based company, with another soon…

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