Tag: Gastown

Tasting Plates Gastown

On April 23, 2014 we presented our 17th edition of our Tasting Plates events that showcased 7 restaurants, a farm and a couple of local food producers throughout the Gastown neighborhood. It was an exciting night of tasting all sorts…

Tasting Plates Gastown April 23

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Gastown neighborhood.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a…

300 Dishes, 30 Days at Secret Location

It is not too often you see a chef create 300 new dishes in their restaurant and be bold enough to over a 10 course tasting menu for 30 nights! Chef Jefferson Alvarez takes that step up a notch, yes…

Chinese New Year at Bambudda

Bambudda in Gastown will be featuring a selection of canapes and cocktails to celebrate the Year of the Horse Chinese New Year Jan 31 to Feb. 9. I had an opportunity to taste some of the delicious eats and drinks last…

Valrhona Chocolate Reception at Secret Location

Last week I had a chance to taste some of the new chocolates in the Valrhona line of chocolate products alongside many of the city’s invited pastry chefs and chocolatiers. Pastry Chef Kira Desmond and her team created some sweet…

Cook The Vote

Last night I attended a fabulous event called Cook The Vote hosted by PiDGiN Restaurant in Gastown that featured bites from Vancouver’s enRoute magazine Best New Restaurant nominees. Vij’s Railway Express, Acorn, Heirloom, Burdock & Co., Wildebeest, PiDGiN & Espana…

Food Talks Volume 9, September 24

This is the nineth event in this Food Talks series! Come join us to meet and mingle with other foodies, and to hear some enlightening speakers from the food community. Theme: Sustainability in our Food System. – What does local…

Chef Roy Flemming

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…

Catch 122 Celebrates 1.22 Years

Last night I celebrated with Brent Kyle and Tammy Siu who are the husband and wife co-owners of Catch 122 located at the outer edge of Gastown in downtown Vancouver. The restaurant serves rustic French-inspired food in a comfortable casual…

New Dishes Tasting at House Guest

A couple of weeks ago I dined at House Guest to try some of Executive Chef Jimmy Stewart’s new dishes off his Spring menu. My friends Thor Diakow, Andrew Sosa, Chelsea Hobbis and Cassandra Anderton joined me to sip and…

Alpha Estate Winemakers Dinner at Cork & Fin

I recently attended the Alpha Estate winemaker dinner at Cork & Fin in Gastown. The dinner featured Winemaker Angelos Latridis who talked about the wines and the area in Greece where they make their wine. The winery is located in…

Friday Lunch with John Orysik at Tuc Craft Kitchen

The Friday Lunch is a focus on the restaurant’s Lunch menu along with the Interview of a notable Business or Cultural leader who is joining me as my guest at restaurants in and around Vancouver. Each of the places I…

Friday Lunch with Linda Tanaka at Catch 122

The Friday Lunch is a focus on the restaurant’s Lunch menu along with the Interview of a notable Business or Cultural leader who is joining me as my guest at restaurants in and around Vancouver. Each of the places I…

Chef Jimmy Stewart

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…

Brunch with Gig Morton at House Guest

Brunch is a favourite past time shared by many and should be an extraordinary experience, one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for brunch. Each of the places I visit is unique for what is offered along…

New Dishes Tasting at House Guest

Visited House Guest recently to taste some new dishes on the new menu by the new Executive Chef Jimmy Stewart. SNACKS 1st dish & 2nd dish: Confit Chicken Wings ($10) brined, smoked, confit with pine salt and mayo Cornbread Madelines…

Opening The Portside Pub

Last night I attended the opening party of The Portside Pub in Gastown.  This is Gastown’s newest pub and music venue, a historic, three-level, Portside Pub located at 7 Alexander Street has been built with the traditional east coast pub…

Steamworks Beer Launch Party

Last night I attended the launch party of Steamworks Bottled Beer at the Steamworks Uber Lounge in Gastown, this was indeed a fun party. From the giant orange balloon invitation that I got weeks ago, to the giant orange balloons…

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