Tag: Downtown Vancouver

Downtown Vancouver Brunch Crawl 2016

On January 23, 2016 we presented the third crawl in a series of neighborhood brunch crawls in this 3rd year of our brunch crawl series we produced and presented with Tourism Vancouver for their Dine Out Festival.  This event was…

Downtown Vancouver Brunch Crawl on January 23

Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster, this expanded event from 2015 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit several restaurants throughout Downtown Vancouver as you taste all sorts of dishes in this Brunch crawl…

C Prime, New Chef, New Dishes

Visited last week to taste a selection of new dishes from new Executive Chef Bruce Wood’s fall menu. 1st dish: Snow Crab Salad with heirloom cherry tomatoes on a bed of avocado purée, a stunning and flavourful salad. 2nd dish:…

Joe Fortes Fall Menu, New Dishes

Executive Chef Wayne Sych launched his fall menu recently and I was invited to taste some of their new dishes as well try some old favourites. My cousin joined me as we shared some dishes along with some wine. 1st…

Meinhardt Fine Foods Opening

Last night, I attended the opening party Meinhardt’s new grocery store and deli located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Michael Meinhardt is the General Manager of this new 3,200 sq ft grocery store and prepared food bar. I enjoyed…

Tasting Plates Downtown South

On September 16, 2015 we presented our Tasting Plates Downtown South event that showcased 7 restaurants and establishments centered on Davie from Bute to Marinaside.   C Prime Modern Italian Steak House  MENU Our Tasting Plate: CAB striploin fiorentina Mini…

Ancora Opening

I attended the opening party yesterday for Viaggio Hospitality Group’s new restaurant which offers a unique mix of West Coast, Peruvian and Japanese fare. Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde’s Peruvian origins lend Ancora’s menu an authentic South American flair. Located in the…

Tasting Plates Downtown South on Sept 16

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and establishments in the Downtown South neighborhood (between Bute to Yaletown’s edge and Burrard to Nelson). This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving…

Glowbal Opening

Last night, I attended the opening party for the new Glowbal Restaurant at Telus Garden, this is Glowbal Restaurant Group’s flagship featuring stripped down North American cuisine. This restaurant is the latest crown jewel that Proprietors Emad Yacoub and Shannon…

Royal Dinette Chefs Tasting Menu

Chef David Gunawan and Chef Jack Chen prepared a 6 course tasting menu, each course was a celebration of local and their Farm to Table cuisine. Amuse: Smoked Castelvetrano Olives, Fennel, Orange 1st Course: Fennel Vadouvan, chickpeas, mint, yogurt; a…

First Taste of Royal Dinette

I had a taste of the food and drink at a preview dinner last night which was an impressive fete orchestrated by notable Chef David Gunawan. His new restaurant offers Downtown Vancouver a true farm-to-table feast for the senses with…

Central City’s Red Racer Pub Opening

On July 20, I attended the media opening party of Central City Brewers + Distillers brand new Red Racer Restaurant on Beatty Street in downtown Vancouver. The new restaurant features an authentic smoked barbecue inspired menu specializing in a build-your-own-burger…

C Prime Chefs Tasting Menu

Chef Elliott Hashimoto prepared a 6 course tasting menu for me to give me a taste of their modern Italian cuisine. If you book their Chef’s Table and give the chef some guidelines, noting any food allergies, his team can…

C Prime Modern Italian Steakhouse Opening

Last night, I attended the opening party at Sergio Cocchia and Wendy Lisogar Cocchia’s C Prime Modern Italian Steakhouse in downtown Vancouver. A red carpet greeted guests along with glasses of Prosecco with Cassis as they made their way into…

Argan Bistro 1 Year Anniversary

On May 6, I attended the 1st year anniversary celebration of their restaurant in downtown Vancouver. Guests enjoyed red, white and sparkling wine, as well as beer for liquid refreshment.  A variety of canapes were served including lamb meatballs, kefta,…

Interview with Chef Enrique Menendez

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…

Interview with Chef Jaroslaw Faryna

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…

Downtown Vancouver Brunch Crawl 2015

On January 25, 2015 we presented the fourth crawl in a series of neighborhood brunch crawls in this 2nd year of our brunch crawl series we produced and presented with the Downtown Vancouver BIA and Tourism Vancouver for their Dine…

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