Vancouver Mac & Cheese Challenge

  Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Mac & Cheese Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their mac and cheese into this challenge, most of the restaurants have created a special mac and cheese just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their mac and cheese on their menu from March…

Limited Tickets Released for Campagna Farm Dinner

Exclusive dinner showcases best of local, farm-to-table freshness   When: Wednesday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Cibo Trattoria, 900 Seymour St., Vancouver Special Guests: Sandra and Leonardo Zambrano, Campagna Farm Price: $99pp for 5-course menu and wine pairings, plus tax and gratuity Tickets: 604.602.9570 or [email protected] Executive Chef Faizal Kassam is very proud of his relationships with local high quality food producers. That’s…

Canada’s Next Generation of Top Chefs

  Outstanding young chef Paul Moran, winner of the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship competition, recently took the reins of the kitchen as Executive Chef at the exclusive resort Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler, British Columbia. Joined by Chef Stephanie Noel who takes the position of Director of Food and Beverage at Nita Lake Lodge.  …

Mac and Cheese Challenge

  The Vancouver Foodster Mac and Cheese Challenge running March 20-April 10, 2014 at restaurants all over Vancouver!  You taste & vote! Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite mac and cheese creations – keep these things in mind: originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste. After you have tried each…

Tasting Plates YVR: Fraser Edition

  Just as Vancouver slowly creeps out of winter, the sun remains just a little longer to show us that spring is near. As about 50 people queued in front of Graze on a cool Wednesday night, all of us were buzzing with excitement to begin our mini food adventure around the Kensington-Cedar Cottage neighbourhood…

Social Bites and Cressey Development Group team up to bring together diners in support of local charities

Vancouver Hobby Chefs Open their Homes to Diners and Charities for the return of #dinnerpartyYVR presented by Cressey Social Bites announces the return of #dinnerpartyYVR presented by Cressey, the charitable cooking event where 30 hobby chefs open their homes to local diners for a home cooked meal, all in the name of charity. On Saturday, April 5th,…

Vote for your favourite Macaron flavour at Bel Café

  What’s better than a Bel Café “confetti like” macaron? How about a $25. gift certificate you can use at Bel Café. You can use the gift certificate for any of their yummy gourmet bites and tastes or use the gift certificate to buy more macarons! On March 20th Bel Café celebrates the great French macaron. Bel Café whips up…

Burrowing Owl Wines Featured at Seasons in the Park Dinner

  Seasons in the Park is pleased to announce that it will host a dinner featuring the wines of BC’s illustrious Burrowing Owl Estate Winery. On Tuesday,March 18, 2014, guests will enjoy sumptuous Pacific Northwest cuisine paired with premium wines from the South Okanagan favourite. Seasons in the Park’s Executive Chef Peter Isacu has designed a five-course menu that…

Tasting Plates Fraser Edition March 12, 6pm – 9:30pm

Tasting Plates Fraser Edition March 12, 6pm – 9:30pm Join us at our next Tasting Plates event as we explore the Kensington-Cedar Cottage neighborhood of East Vancouver. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30pm on Wednesday, March 12 and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Bring your family or a group of friends and save money…

Vancouver Foodster CULINARY SCAVENGER HUNT

  Vancouver Foodster Culinary Scavenger Hunt April 6, 2pm – 6pm   Your scavenger hunt is a multi-faceted “tasting experience” through downtown Vancouver with clues, challenges, and more. Following your “map and clues card” as your guide, you will enjoy dishes, bites and treats as well as have a chance to meet the chefs and other…

YVR Bloggers launch YVR FOODIES

  YVR Bloggers is excited to announce the launch of a new concept in food education and networking called YVR Foodies! YVR Foodies will be a monthly event for food lovers in Vancouver at different restaurants around the city. Come and join our YVR Foodies Launch Party on Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 3-5 pm at Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen  on Commercial Drive…

Vancouver Foodster Tasting Plates – Fraser Edition

    Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Kensington–Cedar Cottage neighborhood, centered on Fraser street from 28th Avenue Northbound to Kingsway.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit…

Breakfast or Brunch CATALANO is The Place

  Earlier this week I had the opportunity to travel to Victoria and experience the newly renovated Magnolia Hotel and the Catalano Restaurant. The Magnolia Hotel & Spa and partner Catalano Restaurant & Cicchetti Bar have launched a new breakfast and brunch program, adding value and an enhanced experience for their guests. You can start your…

Chef’s Table Society of BC presents The Curry Cup

Curry Cup Event Details Date: March 4, 2014, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Location: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main St, Vancouver For many chefs and their brigades, curry is the ultimate family-style staff meal; the proud product of a cook’s cultural heritage. On Tuesday, March 4th, eight of Vancouver’s top chefs will compete to win the inaugural Curry Cup. …

BREWSKI Craft Beer, Cider and Spirits Festival at Apex Mountain Resort

High speed quad at Apex Mountain Resort   Bid adieu to mid-winter blues and pack your winter gear because time’s a wasting to get in on the first annual BREWSKI Craft Beer, Cider and Spirits Festival at Apex Mountain Resort on February 22. I know I’ll be there! http://www.apexresort.com/activities-events/apexbrewski/ It is a new event added to the…