TORAFUKU ROARS ONTO MAIN STREET

The “lucky tiger” eatery by Le Tigre food truck’s duo official grand opening on July 24th     Le Tigre food truck owners Clement Chan and Steve Kuan officially marks their new territory at 958 Main Street on July 24, 2015 with the grand opening of Torafuku (Japanese for lucky tiger). The 2,200 square feet,…

BC’s Central City Brewing Takes Over the Taps at Earls Restaurants across Canada

This Canadian based, family owned restaurant group has been supporting local craft breweries for over 30 years   Earls Kitchen + Bar is pleased to announce Central City Brewing, best known for their “Red Racer” beers,  as the  newest brewery to take over brewing the restaurants ‘  historic “Rhino” house beer in BC, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan,…

Wednesday August 5th 2015 2nd Annual “Bottle Royale”

Wine Dinner Series Finale  The Second Annual “Bottle Royale”  Wednesday, August 5, 2015  Reception: 6:30pm, Dinner: 7:00pm    We’re pleased to announce the finale to our summer wine dinner series.  At this one-night-only event led by our General Manager/Sommelier Robert Stelmachuk  and Executive Chef Faizal Kassam, Cibo Trattoria will  host a dinner and comparative tasting that will pit some of B.C.’s…

Bonne O: The Art Of Sparkling Beverages Just Got Better

The first home carbonation system to infuse real, natural ingredients in one bottle   This summer, people can now take their barbeque and cocktail party to a whole new level. Bonne O‘s home carbonation system creates fun, innovative and healthy beverages made with real natural ingredients. Watch as the ingredients dance in the sealed bottle while being…

Exclusive Visa Infinite Wine Country Experiences Return to British Columbia

The BC Wine Institute is proud to partner again with Visa Infinite with an expanded series to create the ultimate wine touring experience for Visa Infinite cardholders.    The British Columbia Wine Institute (BCWI) has teamed up again with Visa Infinite to create the ultimate wine touring program, exclusively for Visa Infinite cardholders. This year,…

Salute! to #NegroniWeek

While Negroni Week was first presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari in 2013, I hadn’t heard about it until this year. What a great idea to celebrate one of the great classic cocktails while raising money for charitable causes around the world. “From 2013 to 2014, Negroni Week grew from more than 100 participating bars…

Chef David Gunawan to Open “Royal Dinette” in Vancouver this July!

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: CHEF DAVID GUNAWAN BRINGS FRESH, FARM-TO-TABLE DINING TO VANCOUVER’S FINANCIAL DISTRICT AT “ROYAL DINETTE” THIS JULY     New Restaurant Combines Celebrated Chef’s Focus on Spotlighting Local Farms, Ingredients with Approachability, Value   Celebrated chef and locavore disciple David Gunawan will offer Downtown Vancouver a true farm-to-table feast for the senses this July with the…

Calamari Challenge announces the winners!

I had so much fun being a Judge for the #CalamariChallengeYVR and here are the winners! The  Vancouver Foodster Calamari Challenge was a huge success featuring 7 calamari creations from restaurants around Vancouver and Richmond. Each restaurant featured their calamari creation from June 11 – July 5, 2015. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the…

SUMMER DAZE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR BRINGS SUMMER TO A BOIL IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER WITH SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES

Restaurant Marks Notable First Year with Exclusive Seafood Boil Series on Wrap-Around Outdoor Patio this July, August   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will celebrate its first anniversary in grand style by hosting an exclusive Sunday Seafood Boil Series on its luxurious outdoor patio overlooking Burrard Street every Sunday at 6 p.m. from July 19 to…

LES DAMES SUMMERDINE – AN EVENING TO SAVOUR

ANNUAL FUNDRAISER SUPPORTS EDUCATION AND OUTREACH Mark Wednesday, August 12th on your calendar for a unique dinner party as Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter presents Les Dames Summerdine – Canada’s largest concurrent dinner party unfolding on one night only at more than 30 different restaurants, wineries, cooking schools and culinary venues across the province (see attached backgrounder for full list). This year…