Tag: Commercial Drive

Vivace on the Drive Dine Out 2024

I was invited in to try the Dine Out Vancouver dinner menu of their 3 course $45 prix fixe which I did recently. The dishes are all shown below and I noted which ones were my favourites from the 3…

Interview with Rory Byrne

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…

Summer Chefs Tasting Menu at Vivace on the Drive

Recently opened in the Commercial Drive neighbourhood; Vivace on the Drive comes alive with delicious food, drink and live music nightly. The 120-year-old building once housed another supper club that ran for many years, the whole inside of the building…

JamJar Feast Night

Notable Lebanese Restaurant JamJar on Commercial Drive just launched their monthly feast night and I had a chance to experience it first hand. It was quite the feast and it is a fun way to try different dishes in an…

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…

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…

New Dishes Tasting at Pepino’s Spaghetti House

It had been a couple of years since I dined inside, takeout during the pandemic wasn’t the same. With Chef Vish Mayekar having joined the team a few months back, this gave me a chance for a revisit to try…

First Taste of The Lunch Lady

With it’s focus on Vietnamese street food, this restaurant plays homage to The Lunch Lady in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The Vancouver restaurant is a collaboration between Nguyen Thi Thanh (aka The Lunch Lady) and Victoria Tran and…

Cooking with Caffe La Tana Products

Known for their fresh house-made Italian pastas, sauces and more, Caffe La Tana has changed their offerings slightly by pivoting during the covid19 pandemic. Over the past weekend we cooked up some of their pasta dishes along with some snacks;…

Takeout at Pepino’s Spaghetti House

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Takeout at JamJar Canteen

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Takeout at Bombay Kitchen and Bar

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive on September 4

Join us and explore the Commercial Drive neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday September 4 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be…

Interview with Marco Cornale

I had a chat with Marco Cornale who owns the Fratelli Bakery on Commercial Drive in Vancouver as well as in New Westminster. Tell me how long you have been in the bakery business on the drive 22 years Any…

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

On Wednesday August 22, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we returned and explored the Commercial Drive neighborhood. Attendees enjoyed tasty dishes included pizza, poke tacos, bagel sandwiches, pulled pork tacos, and more after kicking…

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive on August 22

Join us and explore the Commercial Drive neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday August 22 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be…

First Taste of Sopra Sotto Pizzeria

The new Italian eatery, a collaborative effort between a small group of close friends and locals, was largely inspired by Nonna’s cooking and brings fresh, local and approachable fare to the neighbourhood. The modern and sun drenched 90 seat-space was…

Nitro Liqueur Infused Treats at 77K Freeze

Celebrate the holidays and warm up with a Nitro treat using a variety of different liqueurs and ice cream or sorbetto. 77K Freeze opened earlier this past summer offering all sorts of flavours in a variety of different formats from…

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