Famed international shucker “Oyster Bob” Skinner

“OYSTER BOB” SKINNER JOINS ALL-STAR TEAM AT BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR, OPENING SOON Famed international shucker “Oyster Bob” Skinner is the latest industry veteran to bolster the ranks of an already talented roster assembled at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, which is set to open at the iconic Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver in mid-July. “Oyster Bob”, who…

NEW RESTAURANT WOLF IN THE FOG OPENS IN TOFINO, BC

Chef Nick Nutting leads the pack with bold ingredient-driven dishes New restaurant Wolf in the Fog opens today, capturing the raw vitality of the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island: inspired by the people, the place and the product. Menus focus on fresh, wild food and pay homage to Tofino’s fishermen and foragers – taking the ocean-to-table and forest-to-fork…

Vancouver Foodster launches our Tasting Plates Summer Series

  Local foodies and tourists alike are invited to tantalize their taste buds at 3 of our Tasting Plates events in our Summer Series. Starts off with Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours with several Latin American restaurants all over Vancouver on June 25.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Participating restaurants include: Chicha Restaurant, Guanaco…

Temper Chocolate Pastry serves up sweet summer offerings

  Since opening the doors of its stylish store earlier this year, Temper Chocolate Pastry has fast become a go-to spot for people seeking exceptional sweet and savoury culinary confections.   With everything from light pastries to cream-filled truffles, to specialty cakes and daily made artisan sandwiches, Temper serves up more than one reason to pop by for…

Faubourg Paris celebrates sunshine with June feature item

With our city’s statuesque skyline already basking in sunshine, summer’s official June 21st start date seems something of a moot point. Faubourg Paris, Vancouver’s trio of elegant and authentic French boulangerie pâtisseries, is welcoming the warm weather with seasonal delicacies to titillate taste buds and delight the eye, so stock up on your favourite feature items before month’s end to avoid missing…

Bacchus Bistro

  What could be better than tasting some wines at a winery and then walking a few steps to have lunch with one of the wines just tasted?  Located at Chaberton Winery, Bacchus Bistro is a hidden gem located at 1064 216th St. in south Langley. It was a Wednesday afternoon and after a scenic…

Supper Club Supper Pop-Up Trendy

What I love about running The Italian Supper Club is the unexpected location, the unpredictable results and the joy of seeing people love the food I prepare.   I cook without recipes and I only follow my memories. Memories of my mom being around the kitchen. I am Italian and la cucina (kitchen) for us…

Vancouver Foodster presents the Flatbread Challenge

After a successful Taco challenge comes our Flatbread Challenge featuring 7 restaurants in Vancouver, that runs from June 4 – 26, 2014. The interpretation of flatbread takes on different meanings in many cultures and you will find several variations in the flatbread creations the chefs have entered into this challenge. Participating restaurants are showcasing Flatbread creations that…

Generation Riesling

From the glossy cover of a shopping bag, a sexy ‘lip-licking’ lady and her glass of white wine was looking at me. Ah – our German friends in the wine industry have decided to flip a new page, fashionably! I picked up this beautiful bag at a “Generation Riesling” German Riesling tasting lunch featuring wines…

Belgium Place opens in South Granville

This morning Wednesday June 4  Belgium Place  will open it’s doors to new customers.   Located on the busy southeast corner of Broadway & Fir Street this immaculate little coffee shop will start business with a “soft launch” period to allow customers and staff to adjust to what is sure to be an influx of busy…

Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours CONTEST

WIN 2 Tickets to Tasting Plates Latin American Flavours on June 25. How to enter: Like MyVanCity on Facebook Follow @MyVanCity on Twitter Add a comment by answering this question: Which restaurant are you most looking forward to visiting? Contest ends: June 18 Tantalize your taste buds at several Latin American restaurants all over Vancouver.  This…

Brunch at Calabash Bistro

What should you expect when you walk into the Calabash Bistro on Carrall Street, between Hastings and Pender?  Expect the unexpected.  Some people go for the food; others go for the music.  This is a friendly, unassuming eatery decorated in bright Caribbean canary yellow and red.   Owner Roger Collins, originally from St Kits, has…

It’s a Rib kind of night at Earl’s

If you’re a fan of really great ribs, then you probably already know about Earls. They are hands-down, the best ribs in town. If you don’t however, think of Earls when you hear the word “ribs”, you surely will after you read this article.   Earls is having a serious rib event right now, I…

International Pinot Noir Celebration

The International Pinot Noir Celebration Announces Program and Culinary Details for 2014 Event, Held July 25-27 in the Heart of Oregon Wine Country Bon Appetit’s David Lynch Keynotes 28th Annual IPNC in McMinnville, Oregon. British wine journalist Jamie Goode leads “Pinot Noir and the Doors of Perception” Grand Seminar   During the IPNC weekend, world-renowned…