Tag: Downtown Vancouver

Disco Dim Sum at Cold Tea Restaurant

Every Sunday you can enjoy Dim Sum at Cold Tea Restaurant in downtown Vancouver along with great music in disco style! This was a fun experience, and it marries two loves Dim Sum and music. They feature a dim sum…

Vancouver Foodster 12th Anniversary Tasting Tour

Celebrated the 12th anniversary of my Vancouuver Foodster blog in the form of a tasting tour in downtown Vancouver on Saturday August 21 with these participating restaurants  serving up delicious tasting plates, bowls and cups! La Loteria Instagram @laloteria.vancouver –…

Vancouver Foodster 12th Anniversary Tasting Tour on August 21

Join us to celebrate and explore a selection of cafes and restaurants in downtown Vancouver. Each restaurant/cafe will be serving up Tasting Plates and/or Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit different types…

Patio Dining at Cold Tea Restaurant

In this ongoing series I will be featuring all sorts of patio dining experiences from small restaurants with one table on their patio, to large restaurants with multiple tables on the patio, to hidden patios, and ones with unique patio…

Valentines Tea Set Menu at TWG Tea

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…

Experiencing Mediterranean Dishes at Hydra Restaurant

Take yourself on a culinary journey to the Mediterranean stopping in Greece without leaving the city. I had the pleasure to taste my way through many dishes on the menu at Hydra Restaurant which is located at the Exchange Hotel…

Sombreros, Mexican Products and Taqueria

I recently discovered this Mexican emporium of sorts which had been around for a couple of years. In addition to selling freshly made tacos and tamales they have other dishes like Chilaquiles and more. They also feature a store filled…

New Menu, New Chef at Cibo Trattoria

Chef Jesse Zuber recently joined Cibo Trattoria and he has launched a new menu filled with wonderful new dishes celebrating Italian cuisine. Lawrence and I enjoyed tasting each of the dishes on this stellar menu. 1st dish: Burrata -Italian burrata,…

First Taste of Brunch Vancouver

This newly opened all day brunch spot is owned by Canadian born husband Chef Ian Turnbull and his Mexican born wife Clementina Oliveras. They have both put together a wonderful menu encompassing breakfast and lunch Mexican and Canadian favorites. You…

Takeout at Cold Tea Restaurant

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…

First Taste of Cold Tea Restaurant

With it’s focus on all-day dim sum, Chinese BBQ, and Vietnamese-style family food; the iconic former RBC bank turned restaurant back about 35 years ago or so when it was occupied by Chinese restaurant Tsui Hang Village. Cold Tea Restaurant…

Tasting Plates Yaletown

On Wednesday March 4, we presented our Yaletown dining tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the area and beyond.  Started off the evening outside of Passione Gelato where everyone registered. Passione Gelato No moo tonight! Naturally creamy…

Curry Fest Vancouver on November 13

Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in downtown Vancouver serving up different kinds of Curry dishes from South Indian to Vietnamese to Thai and more. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday November 13 from 6pm…

Black and Blue Tasting

Chef William Lew recently joined Black and Blue as their new Chef de Cuisine, I was excited to visit and try some of his dishes. He is a talented, creative chef who has an esteemed pedigree. You can follow him…

Westin Grand Celebrates 20 Years

Last week I attended a wonderful party to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of this downtown Vancouver hotel. The party started off in the lobby with various food stations and spread out through the restaurant and ballroom featuring delicious food from…

Interview with Tushar Tondvalkar

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…

Valentines Tea Set Menu at TWG Tea

We indulged in their Valentines Tea last week with a little pre-Valentine’s day tasting pleasure. Their French chef has designed a wonderful menu to pair with the TWG teas to celebrate this special day. Cocktail – sparkling white wine cocktail…

Tasting Plates Vancouver 7th Anniversary on February 6

Join us and celebrate our 7th Anniversary of Tasting Plates and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in downtown Vancouver. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday February 6 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each…

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