First Taste of ZARAK by Afghan Kitchen

It’s all about elevated Afghan dishes and a beautiful dining room to match at this newly opened eatery on Main Street. The space was designed by Simcic + Uhrich Architects and built by Merola Construction. Owners Hassib Sarwari and Winnie…

Fleurs de Villes NOËL Afternoon Tea at Holt’s Café

Afternoon Tea is an art and should be an extraordinary experience one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for you to indulge in an Afternoon Tea experience. Each of the places is unique in what they offer…

Fleurs de Villes NOËL with Festive Eats and Drinks

Fleurs de Villes NOËL has returned to Vancouver and is on now through to December 19th, and along with it some festive holiday menus. Back for its third year, Fleurs de Villes NOËL is a spectacular floral art trail, decorating…

The Acorn Cookbook

In their first cookbook, Shira Blustein and Brian Luptak—The Acorn’s owner and chef—share their truly unique recipes, highlighting the endless possibilities that come when cooking with the seasonal and wild-crafted ingredients gifted to us by nature. From practical to playful,…

Forage Festive Lunches

The annual Holiday Festival Lunches are taking place on December 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17 and it is a great way to celebrate the holidays with family, friends or office mates. I had a chance to preview this…

Playlist Kitchen Cookbook

Local Author Becky Van Drunen recently wrote this fund and exciting cookbook that merges tasty recipes along with musical playlists that celebrates music of the 90’s. I made a recipe from her book called – As Long As you Love…

First Taste of Roosh

Specializing in Swiss comfort food in the heart of Gastown. Owners Tushar, Anant and another partner set out to fill a niche which has been missing in this city for quite sometime, Swiss cuisine is now showcased here. Some of…

Lidia’s A Pot, A Pan, and A Bowl Cookbook

This new cookbook by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Matticchio Bastianich was recently published by Appetite by Random House. This is the latest cookbook from beloved TV chef and best-selling author Lidia Bastianich shares more than 100 delicious Italian recipes…

New Dishes, New Chef at Cold Tea Restaurant

Chef Liam Breen recently joined Cold Tea and he has launched a new menu filled with wonderful new dishes celebrating Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine. Most of the dishes are small plates designed to share. 1st dish: SHRIMP TOAST Fried shrimp…

Cannoli King Port Coquitlam Opening

I recently attended the opening of the Cannoli King bakery and production facility in Port Coquitlam. Sam and Liz Pero just opened their beautiful bakery where you will be able to pick up fresh cannoli (many flavours) as well as…

New Lunch Menu at Fiorino, Italian Street Food

It’s all about SCHIACCIATA for lunch with a special type of bread that originates in Florence, Italy where one of the owners Giovane grew up. The bread is baked for these types of sandwiches, which looks like a crispier version…

Chinese Restaurant Awards for 2020 and 2021

The 13th annual Chinese Restaurant Awards was held at the Vancouver Club in Downtown Vancouver, presenting 41 awards to honour the culinary excellence of Chinese and Taiwanese restaurants, as well as their emerging culinary influence in Metro Vancouver.   A reception…

Interview with Will Lew

Vancouver is home to some of the best chefs in the world, many have worked for the top chefs and restaurants around the world as well as around the city. Dishing with the Chefs is a series of Interviews with…

Making Tortillas at MaiiZ Nixtamal

I recently had the pleasure to meet Chef Israel Alvarez Molina at his shop in Victoria’s Chinatown. Israel had opened up his tortilla factory and shop during the pandemic after searching for a location for quite sometime. Formerly Chef De…

Noodle Mania on January 12

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Vancouver! This 8th annual noodle tasting extravaganza is presented by Vancouver Foodster and Tasting Plates. Experience different restaurants and tastes from Moroccan noodles to Japanese udon to Chinese chow mein to Italian gnocchi…

Cake Challenge Winners 2021

The Vancouver Foodster Cake Challenge was a huge success featuring creations from bakeries and restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each place featured their cake creation from October 15 – November 7, 2021. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of…

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