Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria announces major Saskatchewan expansion in late 2016 and early 2017

  Neighbourhood pizzeria expands operations with three new locations in Regina and Lloydminster Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, today announced major expansion plans in Saskatchewan with the opening of three new locations, joining the company’s existing restaurant located in Hill Centre Tower, downtown Regina. The restaurant’s 29th franchised location will open in…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening November 4 – 11

  Jonny Staub from Virgin Radio and TDIAO welcome 60 dogs from California – to be rescued November 6th by pre-approved families.   FlyOver Canada Flight Ride Experience   SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   SWINE MEETS WINE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SUNDAY SUPPER…

Langley Store Takes Home Silver Best Speciality Food Store 

   Vancouver readers’ poll recognizes the Fraser Valley Langley’s Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store wins Silver for Best Speciality Food Store in 2016 Best of the City Dining. The Fraser Valley food scene is also rapidly gaining popularity and acclamation with Langley’s Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store (Well Seasoned) winning Silver for Best Speciality Food Store…

Glowbal Restaurant Group announces Coast’s new menu items, Cocktail Hour and Friday lunch feature

  Glowbal Restaurant Group is excited to announce Coast’s new lunch and dinner menu, a Cocktail Hour menu at happy hour prices, as well as a $12 Friday lunch feature. Lead by Executive Chef Mark Greenfield, guests are invited to pull up a seat to enjoy table-side dishes, or have master oyster shucker Oscar Galdamez…

NONNA-VERSARY: PULL UP A SEAT AT NONNA’S TABLE ON TUES., NOV. 15 AS OSTERIA SAVIO VOLPE TOASTS FIRST ANNIVERSARY, ENROUTE TOP-10 HONOURS

  Mount Pleasant Osteria Marks Wildly Successful First Year, Best New Restaurant Nod by Featuring Umbrian Pasta Dish With Proceeds Donated to The Central Italy Earthquake Relief Fund   Osteria Savio Volpe is extending a dinner invitation to ‘friends, family and strangers alike’ on Tuesday, Nov. 15 as it celebrates not one, but two big milestones: its…

#TASTEOFTHURSDAY Quinoa Salad recipe

Quinoa salad, mango, avocado, roasted red pepper, red onion, cilantro and jalapeño huacatay dressing. Recipe: 1 cup quinoa 1/2 white onion finely diced 2 garlic cloves finely diced 1 teaspoon ground turmeric powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin Salt to taste. 1/2 bunch cilantro finely diced 1/2 cup fresh mint finely diced 1 roasted red pepper…

East Meets West : Vancouver Collaborative Feast

  Chinese Master Chef Sam Leung  x  Canadian Culinary Icon Chef Ned Bell Friday, December 2nd, 2016 In celebration of the 9th annual Chinese Restaurant Awards, East Meets West returns this year with another experience-driven dining concept called the Vancouver Collaborative Feast. Two gastronomic heavyweights will be brought together to prepare an exquisite nine-course menu…

Vancouver Foodster Spaghetti Challenge Award Winners 

  The Vancouver Foodster Spaghetti Challenge was a huge success featuring 6 Spaghetti creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their spaghetti creation from October 5-30, 2016. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process based on taste,…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you… …

PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS

  As announced two weeks ago, Point Grey’s Provence Mediterranean Grill (affectionately called ‘P1’) will close its doors after brunch service on November 27th.  Chef/owners Jean-Francis and Alessandra Quaglia took the difficult decision to close their original location after an offer to purchase was made by former employee Chef Raj Aujay. To celebrate 19 years in…

SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH

Gastown Hotspot Pops the Cork on Select Bottles of Champagne and Sparkling Wine Now Available at Special Pricing During Saturday, Sunday Brunch Services   The latest addition to the popular weekend brunch menu at L’Abattoir is bubbling over, thanks to a select list of Champagne and sparkling wines now available at special pricing exclusively on…

Friday Favourites – what’s happening this week October 21 – 28

  Last of the summer markets – Vancouver Farmers Markets   Holy Guacamole! Avocados from Mexico partners with the Canucks   Cider Tap Takeover happening at The Cascade Room   Spinal Chord! A partnership fundraiser between Vancouver Cantata Singers & ICORD (International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries)   ChopStick Festival 2016   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria cures…