Tag: Vegan

Chefs Tasting Menu at Folke Restaurant

I had a wonderful dinner with my fellow food writer friend Tara Lee; this glorious tasting menu gave me a great sense of what Folke is all about, it’s vegan and for vegan’s I am sure it is a dream….

Plantcakes Cookbook

This new cookbook by Vancouver based Author Lindsey Sung was published by Appetite by Random House. This exciting book features a selection of cake recipes that are all vegan, fitting the plant-based lifestyle. I featured an interview with Lyndsey on…

OFRA’S KITCHEN

1088 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 688-2444 Web: https://www.ofraskitchen.com/ Instagram @ofraskitchen Advice: Closed Tuesday’s., not licensed but you can bring your own wine for a $5 corkage fee. After dining at this one of a kind restaurant in the heart…

The Vegan Chinese Kitchen  

This new cookbook by Hannah Che features a wonderful collection of Chinese recipes that are all vegan. The Vegan Chinese Kitchen Cookbook was recently released by publisher Appetite by Random House. I made a few recipes from their book recently:…

AIYAOHNO CAFE

30-425 Carrall Street, Vancouver Tel: Web: http://www.aiyaohno.com/ Instagram @aiyaohno.cafe Advice: Closed Siunday. With it’s focus on Japanese healthy eats this tiny café is situated between Gastown and Chinatown and this is where you can find their Takeout window. It’s all…

Cooking at Home with Vegano Foods

Earlier in the fall we had a chance to experience Vegano Foods at home. I was excited to try this service which is similar to another local meal kit service that I like (Fresh Prep), but with Vegano all the…

Tasting The Very Good Butchers Burgers and More

The word butcher has always had the connation towards being meat based; a local company set out to change that premise offering up plant-based burgers and sausages without any animal ingredients. Their products are available in their Victoria based shop…

Summer Soba Noodle Salad and Umami Bomb

Made this simple salad for a light dinner on a warm summer night with the Umami Bomb Shitake oils. They have four different shitake oil’s available which you can find online or at a retailer across the country. I used…

Chocolatey Sweet Potato Brownies

I have had a love for cooking and baking since I was in my teens. During the first 10 years or so of my writing this blog, I had focused on dining in and dining out at the restaurants around…

First Taste of Level V Bakery and Whisk Premium Matcha

Sharing the space, this plant-based tea shop and bakery are offering items that complement each other in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood. Whisk Premium Matcha is owned by Kimmy and her company has been wholesaling their Matcha tea across North America…

First Taste of Grano Pizzeria Napoletana

The new Plant-based Italian pizzeria that opened today is a collaborative effort between the owners of Via Tevere Pizzeria (brothers, Dom and Frank Morra) and another partner who is a close family friend (nutritionist, Lindsay Wood). The bright white walled…

DO CHAY SAIGON VEGETARIAN

1392 Kingsway, Vancouver Tel:(604) 225-8349 Web: https://www.restaurantji.com/bc/vancouver/do-chay-/ Instagram @eatdochay Advice: Reservations suggested, walk-ins welcome. With it’s focus on Modern Vietnamese Vegetarian fare this humbled eatery is offering up delicious eats on the edge of the Little Saigon neighborhood in East Vancouver….

BONUS BAKERY CAFÉ

1185 West Georgia Street Tel: (604) 620-5811 Web: https://www.instagram.com/bonus.bakery/ Instagram @bonus.bakery Advice: Counter service. Specializing in plant-based baking this centrally located downtown bakery café has some tasty treats on offer. They also have a full line-up of espresso-based beverages featuring…

CHICKPEA

4298 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 620-0602 Web: http://ilovechickpea.ca/ Twitter @ILoveChickpea Instagram @ilovechickpea Advice: Walkins welcome. With it’s focus on Middle Eastern cuisine that is 100% plant based, owners Rotem Tal and Itamar Shani have created a great vibe at…

Experiencing a Vegan Food Tour in Vancouver

The folks at Vancouver Food Tour have just launched a vegan specific tour showcasing some of the newest Vegan eateries located in and around Chinatown. I participated in one learning a little bit more about Veganism, as well as I…

KOKOMO

611 Gore Avenue, Vancouver Tel:(604) 428-6599 Web: https://www.heykokomo.ca/ Instagram @heykokomo Advice: Counter service. Specializing in plant-based bowls, and other dishes, owner Katie Ruddle has designed a beautiful room that features Chef Mark Singson at the helm. Over a couple of…

First Taste of Chickpea: the Restaurant

Owners Rotem Tal and Itamar Shani successfully launched their Chickpea foodtruck over a year ago which took the city by storm, they have now expanded their offerings with their new 100% plant based restaurant located on Main Street. Here they…

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