Tag: Desserts

The Ultimate Vancouver Dessert Crawl on June 19

Join us for a dessert oriented tasting tour at a selection of restaurants, cafes and food spots in Vancouver. You know what’s even better than a bar crawl? A DESSERT crawl. Yes, you heard that right. Instead of hopping from…

Five Foodie Treats

A selection of my favourite foodie treats in no particular order that I have tasted recently and where to find them. Delicious pistachio chantilly, and local rhubarb puree; an outstanding deconstructed cake. C Prime Modern Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar …

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar & Shellfish Market Reopening Party

It was a fantastic affair last week as the owners hosted media along with many of their customers including chefs for a night of delicious imbibing. For those that wanted to drink to celebrate they featured a selection of cocktails,…

JAMILA’S AFGHAN CUISINE

2586 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Tel: (604) 620-7686 Web: https://thejamilas.com/ Instagram @jamilas_afghan_cuisine_ Advice: Counter service This is the ultimate fast casual eatery for Afghan cuisine located in the Commercial Drive neighbourhood. The majority of the prices are the same for many…

MNIMES RESTAURANT & BAR

6459 Victoria Dr, Vancouver Tel: (778) 980-8880 Web: https://mnimesrestaurantbar.ca/ Instagram @mnimesrestaurantandbar Advice: Reservations are a must. Closed Wednesday. Specializing in Modern Greek cuisine, here it is all about inventive dishes and desserts by Chef Manos that are all in sync….

First Taste of Skye Avenue Kitchen & Bar

With it’s extensive selection of whiskey’s the restaurant boasts the largest collection of whiskey in the country with over 3,000 bottles and growing. The cuisine is global and it’s best described as a culinary adventure. Chef Valerio Pescetelli leads the…

First Taste of Mogador Restaurant

Specializing in homestyle Moroccan cuisine at this beautiful new restaurant in the Gastown neighbourhood of Vancouver. It’s owned by Chef/Owner Adil Dhilou and Owner Brahim Najem who are both passionate about welcoming their customers into their vibrant restaurant. These are…

Best Desserts of 2023

I have eaten a lot of desserts inside and outside Vancouver restaurants in the past year, these are the ones that are standouts, ones that you remember for a long time to come. This list is devoted to my favourite…

Winners of the Vancouver Foodster Challenges in 2023

The mission of our Food and Drink challenges is to get chefs to create amazing dishes and beverages while using innovative ingredients to create unique flavours and outstanding creations. We congratulate the winning chefs, bartenders and their staff for creating…

Experiencing the Jungle Room in the Westend

It’s all about Indonesian and Japanese inspired dishes, desserts and creative cocktails at this lively cocktail bar in the Westend. I had the Sierra Norte cocktail to start while Lawrence who joined me had the zero-proof Toucans dance. We started off…

TOLOACHE MEXICAN KITCHEN

586 Hornby Street, Vancouver. Tel:(604) 565 0511 Web:https://toloache.ca/ Instagram @toloachemk Advice: Counter service Specializing in Mexican Street Food, this wonderful eatery in the heart of downtown Vancouver. It’s a casual spot where you can come by and order and get…

First Taste of Bar Haifa

Specializing in Middle Eastern cuisine at this beautiful new restaurant in downtown Vancouver. It’s owned by 5 best friends which is made up of Israelis and Palestinians and they have melded their cultures together to bring the cuisine from Haifa,…

New Tastes at Chai Ghai

Known as a cafe and snack shop in downtown Vancouver, Chai Ghai not only features a selection of hot and cold chai. They also feature a selection of savoury and sweet options for snacks to accompany the chai and other…

Experiencing Marilena Café & Raw Bar in Victoria

Enjoyed a delicious dinner where Executive Chef Kristian Eligh leads the kitchen with his incredible menu of dishes and this fairly new restaurant that opened in June in downtown Victoria. Both Lawrence and I loved the dishes, ambience and the…

Kosher Style Baking at South Granville Bakery

Operating out of the Bean around the World Café on Granville Street in the South Granville neighbourhood, this recent newcomer specializes in kosher style baking. Here you will find all sorts of baked goods during the week with Challah usually…

First Taste of Monzo Burger

There is a new burger spot in town and is where it’s at for a fun day or night out, open daily from morning to midnight; they are serving up all sorts of burgers (beef, chicken and veggie), milkshakes (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…

First Taste of Parker Rooftop

A new hideaway just opened and it is Vancouver’s newest rooftop and cocktail lounge by the Executive Table Group with delicious food, tasty cocktails and fabulous views. I tasted my way through the menu from Executive Chef Sandy Weichen and…

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