DRINK BIG AT TASTE OF TULALIP MAGNUM PARTY 2014

  BIG Names, BIG Bottles, BIG Party   Wine aficionados always linger longer at the exclusive Magnum Party, a treasured ticket at Taste of Tulalip – the Resort Casino’s annual award-winning  weekend event.  Taking place November 15, this exclusive Saturday sampling is expanding to two rooms which will allow for a greater audience.   Executive…

Swirl White Rock Winemakers Dinner November 6

Join Us for Swirl Wine Store White Rock Winemakers Dinner Series! Wine and dine with our Chief Winemaker, Matt Dumayne, at Swirl Wine Store in White Rock for a winemakers dinner on November 6th! Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014 Time: 7pm to 9pm Place: Swirl Wine Store White Rock – 15222 North Bluff Road, White Rock, BC Tickets:…

Vancouver Foodster presents the Curry Challenge

  This is our first Curry Challenge featuring 11 restaurants in Vancouver, Langley and Richmond, that runs from October 28 – November 20, 2014. The interpretation of curry takes on different meanings in many cultures and you will find several variations in the curry creations the chefs have entered into this challenge. Many cultures are…

Wolf in the Fog named 2014 Canada’s Best New Restaurant 

  Air Canada’s enRoute award firmly places Tofino on the map as a culinary destination Wolf in the Fog is honoured to be named Air Canada enRoute’s 2014 Canada’s Best New Restaurant by Air Canada’s award-winning in-flight magazine. Renowned food writer Andrew Braithwaite took a month-long culinary tour across the country and poetically captured the…

Holiday at Bel Cafe review by @berryshine

  Halloween is just around the corner but Christmas cannot come any sooner. To feed my excitement for Christmas, Bel Cafe invited a few of us to their holiday treat sampler. Chef Wayne Kozinko has made some fantastic holiday items, which are wonderful treats for yourself or gifts for those you love! We were greeted…

SIXTH ANNUAL TASTE OF TULALIP TICKETS ON SALE

  Award Winning Wine and Food Weekend available for purchase through Ticketmaster   “Buy early; get in,” says Tulalip Resort Casino President/COO Ken Kettler.  He is referring to the line of disappointed Taste of Tulalip fans that were unable to enjoy the award-winning November weekend of wine, food and tradition, as the 2013 event sold out…

Tasting Plates in Yaletown

    The Yaletown iteration of Vancouver Foodster’s Tasting Plates took place on Wednesday night, highlighting some incredible local eateries and their speciality menu items. It was chaotic at the event registration … as many of the Tasting Plates participants arrived at roughly the same time.     To help avoid the congestion, I grabbed my…

Chocolatier Unveils Latest Lineup of Delectable Offerings Perfect for Holiday Gifts and Gatherings

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR THOMAS HAAS’ SIGNATURE CHRISTMAS TREATS AND CONFECTIONS   With the holiday season just around the corner, Thomas Haas Chocolates & Pâtisserie is set to mark the occasion by unveiling new holiday-themed signature confections, festive gift boxes and sweet stocking stuffers. This year, Thomas Haas has added several new items to his seasonal lineup including Tannenbaum, a delectable…

Tasting Plates: West 4th Edition

West 4th Avenue, a street full of fantastically unique eateries and shops. As autumn rolls in and the sun sets earlier than we’re accustomed to, our W.4th Tasting Plates mini adventure begins at the August Jack. Presented with a house smoked and cured salmon duo, it was a great start to our evening. Their candied…

JOIN US OCTOBER 15 AT THE GORDON SMITH GALLERY OF CANADIAN ART

This celebration of mentorship, in both the visual and culinary arts, coincides with the close of Work is Art, an exhibition curated by Artists for Kids founding artist-patron Gordon Smith, O.C.Work is Art speaks to Mr. Smith’s expansive definition of the term art itself – curation is art, education is art, writing is art, work is art, everything…

Halloween Happenings @ Cibo Trattoria and Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar

ALL HALLOWS’ EVE FEAST AT CIBO TRATTORIA   On Thursday, October 30 and Friday, October 31 — the two days known across the world as “Devil’s Night” and Halloween, respectively — Chef Kassam will prepare a devilishly delectable five-course tasting menu that serves up clever nods to the feast of All Hallows’ Day, traditionally celebrated the day after Halloween. Chef Kassam’s menu is alternately sinister and sumptuous…

Lunch at Milestones Coquitlam

  A friend of mine, who I hadn’t seen in quite a while, was going to be out in my neck of the woods and suggested getting together for lunch.  I was open to anything and he suggested Milestones.   I’ve been to Milestones several times over the years, usually for meetings, get-togethers or family…