Tag: Pizza

Exploring the UBC Farmers Market

Last Saturday, I visited this market for the first time, this market happens every Saturday from June thru mid-October. Fire Hook Pizza is the only food vendor which makes their own delicious pizzas in a wood fired oil drum oven….

Bella Gelateria Yaletown Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Maestro James Coleridge’s new gelateria in Yaletown. This time around James has stepped it up to not only include his award winning gelato, he has added a full line-up of Italian Napoletana…

NOOK

1525 Yew Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-734-3381 Web: http://nookrestaurant.ca/ Twitter: @Nookvancouver Advice: No reservations.   I have always been drawn to Italian restaurants, with no Italian ancestry that I know of, it is a cuisine that I have loved. It’s approachable…

BUFALA PIZZERIA

5395 West Boulevard, Vancouver Tel: 604-267-7499 Web: n/a Twitter: @bufalayvr Advice: The bottles of complimentary oils are unmarked, vegetarians should ask which one is the ham oil to avoid. As a pizza lover, I yearn to try each new place…

Treat Yourself on Valentines Day

Why wait for someone to give you a treat that you want for Valentine’s Day? Treat yourself on Friday February 14th or find a friend and treat each other!  A few days ago I tweeted to pizzerias around the city…

FAMOSO NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA

1380 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Tel: 604-251-2292 Web: http://www.famoso.ca/locations/bc_commercial_drive.php Twitter: @FamosoPizzeria Advice: Gluten-Free crust available. Offers a $6 movie Tuesday special. Oh my pizza pie, that’s my motto these days as my pizza hunt continues, it is an ongoing adventure, tasting pie…

PIZZA CARANO

4241 Fraser St, Vancouver Tel: 604-877-1270 Web: http://www.pizzacarano.com/ Twitter: @PizzaCarano Advice: Closed Sunday/Monday. Limited seating. No Alcohol . As my ongoing quest for pizza continues, this shiner sits on the border of both Riley Park and Kensington-Cedar Cottage in East Van….

STAN’S PIZZA JOINT

4527 Hastings St, Burnaby Tel: (604) 298-5711 Web: http://www.stanspizzajoint.com/ Twitter: @StansPizzaJoint Advice: Take a friend and share pizzas so you can try more. This is a pizza joint that has a long line-up of apropos names for their pizza pies,…

Vancouver Pizza Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge. I have invited restaurants from all over the city to enter a new Pizza creation into this challenge, their chefs had to create a new Pizza just for this challenge. Each restaurant will…

GRAIN TASTING BAR

655 Burrard Street, Vancouver. Tel: 604-639-4768 Web: www.grainvbc.com/ Twitter: @Grain_Bar Advice: Snag a spot by the open window on sunny day. Located inside the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Many of the dishes are ideal for sharing. With one of the coolest…

EIGHT 1/2

151 E 8th Ave, Vancouver Tel:  (604) 568-2703 Web: http://www.eightandahalf.ca Twitter: @eightandahalf Advice: Sit at the bar if dining solo. In the heart of Mt Pleasant, you’ll find a great spot for eating and lounging with friends as I did…

LOMBARDO’S

1641 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Tel: 604-251-2240 Web: http://lombardos.ca/ Twitter: @LombardosPizza Advice: Make reservations for eating in, call or visit for take-out. Sometimes it can take awhile to visit a long standing, popular eatery, in this case it’s taken me an…

The Parlour Restaurant Opening

Last night I attended the opening party of The Parlour Restaurant in Yaletown. Anchoring the 3,400 foot dining space is a custom Woodstone pizza oven serving up a dozen types of addictive pizza.  Adjacent to this is a stunning, open…

SOFRA MEDITERRANEAN KITCHEN

2277 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-558-3287 Web: www.sofrakitchen.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: The platters are great value, call ahead for take-out. Longing for authentic Turkish cuisine in the city, I have happened upon a family run spot that is making…

THE PARLOUR RESTAURANT

1011 Hamilton St, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-3322    | Web: www.theparlourrestaurants.com Twitter: @ParlourYaletown Advice: They offer take out and delivery for all of their pizzas. As a pizza lover I am always yearning to visit the new pizza joint on the block…

STEVESTON PIZZA

UPDATED 10/13/13 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED Tel: 604-568-5333 Web: www.stevestonpizza.com Twitter: n/a Advice: No delivery. Pick-up only. With a vast selection of gourmet pizzas this pizza take-out and delivery restaurant is as classic as one can be. These are pizza pies…

VIA TEVERE PIZZERIA

1190 Victoria Drive, Vancouver Tel: 604-336-1803 Web: http://viateverepizzeria.com/ Twitter: @ViaTeverePizza Advice: No reservations, closed on Mondays. From the moment I walked in to Via Tevere I was captivated by the warmth of the room, it’s as if the restaurant has…

MAHONY & SONS

1055 Canada Place, Vancouver Tel: 604-647-7513 Web: www.mahonyandsons.com Twitter: @MahonyAndSons Advice: Many different areas of seating for larger and small groups alike. Reservations needed for large parties. Sitting at the foot of the harbour overlooking Canada Place, this Irish public…

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