Tag: Wines

BLUE CANOE RESTAURANT

140 – 3866 Bayview Street, Richmond Tel: 604-275-7811 Web: www.bluecanoerestaurant.com Twitter: @bluecanoeresto Advice: has an extensive craft beer list, beer pairings can be added to your meal for an additional cost. Tasters of beers ranged in price by the type…

DELIZIA FUSION CUISINE

#2150 – 8391 Alexandra Road, Richmond, BC Tel: 778-297-7381 Web: http://www.deliziafusion.com/ Twitter: @DeliziaFusion Advice: Bring a friend or two and share some dishes. The take out menu is different than the dining in menu, if you are interested in a…

THE BIBO

1835 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-6177 Web: http://thebibo.com/ Twitter: @Thebibo Advice: You can get half the pizza with one variety and another with a different variety, just ask your server. Slicing the pizza is not recommended, best to use…

LOBBY RESTAURANT

138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver Tel: 604-986-7437 Web: http://pinnaclepierhotel.com/the_lobby.html Twitter: @PinnaclePier Advice: Located inside the Pinnacle Pier Hotel. Overlooking Burrard inlet and the downtown Vancouver skyline, my friend Meena joined me for dinner and we were delighted with the…

HOG SHACK COOK HOUSE

160-3900 Bayview Street, Richmond Tel: 604-272-7264 Web: www.hogshack.ca Twitter: @hogshackca Advice: Share one of their BarbQ platters if you dine with friends so that you can try all of their BarbQ. They specialize in Kansas City style of BarbQ. I…

SEASONAL 56

UPDATED 6/6/16 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED #201-26730 56th Avenue, Langley Tel: 604-625-5601 Web: http://www.seasonal56.ca Twitter: @seasonal56 Advice: Check out Chef Beaty ‘s Take It or Leave It daily feature. Located in the Fraser Valley, Seasonal 56 is a destination Farm to…

NICLI ANTICA PIZZERIA

UPDATED – BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 62 East Cordova, Vancouver Tel: 604-669-6985 Web: http://nicli-antica-pizzeria.ca Twitter: @NicliPizzeria Advice: Go with a friend or two and share some of the pizzas. Skip the knife and fork, if you ordered a pizza and just…

Commune Cafe Tasting

Recently I attended a media tasting at Commune Café to try some of their new menu creations as they launched their new dinner menu. I had dined at Commune Café previously. Commune Cafe has expanded its service and is now…

THE APRON

3099 Corvette Way, Richmond Tel: 604-303-6565 Web: http://www.westinvancouverairport.com/dining Twitter: n/a Advice: Complimentary valet parking available, offers a 5, 7, and 9 tasting menu. Located inside The Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport Hotel. The room was modern and colourful which was…

ORIGINAL TANDOORI KITCHEN

7215 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-327-8900 Web: http://www.originaltandoori.com/pdf/MenuVcr.pdf Twitter: n/a Advice: Reservations suggested. With many Indian restaurants on this stretch of Main Street, finding the best one can daunting. The other night my friend Debby and I dined at this…

POOR ITALIAN

3296 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-251-1122 Web: http://www.pooritalian.com/ Twitter: n/a Advice: Reservations suggested, free parking. My friend Ajay joined me for a delightful dinner recently at this Eastside Italian, within minutes I noticed friends Rick and Kathleen being seated…

GUSTO DI QUATTRO

1 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver Tel: 604-924-4444 Web: http://www.quattrorestaurants.com/gindex.html Twitter: @GustoDiQuattro Advice: Reservations suggested. Romantic hideaway by night, a place to escape by day, this fine dining contemporary Italian gem is located minutes away from the northshore seabus terminal. I…

MEAT & BREAD

370 Cambie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-566-9003 Web:  http://meatandbread.ca/ Twitter: @1meatandbread Advice: Check their website or twitter when you go in as their sandwiches change daily. You can get more of the Sambal and Mustard sauce in the Squeeze containers located…

WIN 2 tickets to the Chocolate Dessert & Wine Challenge

Enter to WIN, 2 tickets to the Chocolate Dessert & Wine Challenge (value $140) on October 24. Five great dessert wines, paired with five fabulous desserts. John Gerum leads this tasty seminar, educating us on the nuances of pairing bold,…

THE HERITAGE GRILL

UPDATED – BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 447 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC Tel: 604-759-0819 Web: www.theheritagegrill.com Advice: live music nightly with all sorts of music from jazz to chamber to world. This vibrant restaurant was a delight on a recent visit…

L’ABATTOIR

217 Carrall Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-1701 Web:  http://www.labattoir.ca/ Twitter: @ LABATTOIR_VAN Advice: No reservations, try to sit by the bar if you are having drinks or in the atrium if you are having dinner. After attending the opening party a…

THE SANDBAR

1535 Johnston Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-669-9030 Web: http://www.vancouverdine.com/theSandbar0experience.aspx Twitter: @The_Sandbar Advice: Sushi bar is on the main level, dining rooms are located on the 2nd and 3rd levels. On Granville Island, with an entrance that is a bit hidden, you’ll…

RESTAURANT 62

2001 McCallum Road, Abbotsford Tel: 604-855-3545 Web: http://www.restaurant62.ca Twitter: @Restaurant62 Advice: Reservations are a good idea. 3 course prix-fixe menu only $24. I went on an excursion to Abbotsford to visit a couple of eco farms and to have dinner…

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