BIRDS OF A FEATHER: ROYAL DINETTE’S JACK CHEN AND BURDOCK & CO.’S ANDREA CARLSON TAKE FLIGHT FOR FIFTH “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER, APRIL 26 

    Latest Edition of Ongoing Dinner Series Unites Like-minded Chefs To Spotlight Food-Waste Awareness, Sustainability Issues Through Multi-Course Dinner     Royal Dinette adds another entry to its popular series of Ugly Duckling Dinners on Tuesday, April 26 when Head Chef Jack Chen welcomes guest chef Andrea Carlson of Burdock & Co. and Harvest Community Foods…

SPRING-FRESH RHUBARB

  Beaucoup Bakery launches several new treats to celebrate rhubarb season   Spring’s favourite vegetable makes a sweet arrival this season as Beaucoup Bakery & Café brings rhubarb to life in three limited, new pastries and one special iced tea. From April 11, 2016 until June 20, 2016, customers can enjoy an Olive Oil Roasted…

#FridayFavourites – things to do in Vancouver

  Celebrated Pastry Chef Tamera Clark Returns Home to   Sip, Savour and Celebrate at the 2016 Fest of Ale   ROSEWOOD HOTEL GEORGIA ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF REFLECTIONS   PAELLA DAYS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ADDS NEW CHAPTER   FINE FOOD and FISHY FRIVOLITY   EarthBites Long Table events at Rocky Mountain Flatbread  …

TACOFINO comes to Vancouver’s Yaletown

  TOFINO TO THE MAINLAND: TACOFINO BRINGS ITS CELEBRATED BRAND OF MEXICAN-INSPIRED CUISINE TO VANCOUVER’S YALETOWN THIS JULY Latest Addition to Tacofino Family of Restaurants Features 40-seat Dining Room and 16-seat Patio, Full Bar and Take-Out Service    Tacofino will start serving up its signature eclectic, Mexican-inspired cuisine in a new neighbourhood this summer when it opens the…

FRESHEST SEAFOOD CATCH ON WEST BROADWAY

  Fresh Ideas Start Here opens first Vancouver location in Kitsilano Local seafood purveyor Fresh Ideas Start Here (F.I.S.H.) makes a splash in Vancouver as it opens its much-anticipated second BC store today at 2959 West Broadway. Located in the Kitsilano neighbourhood, F.I.S.H. brings some of the West Coast’s freshest catch available to Vancouver’s west…

Getting to know Marpole

Vancouver Foodster Tasting Plates Marpole I’ve been on several of these walkabout dining tours and this one was particularly nice because everything was so close and I got to know an area of Vancouver I had only previously driven through. All the locations were within a block or so of each other and some had…

Vancouver Foodster Rice Bowl Challenge Award Winners

  The Vancouver Foodster Rice Bowl Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver, Richmond and Langley.  The results were very close and we have a 3 way tie for 1st place in the media judges category. Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from March 3-27, 2016. and their customers voted for…

April events at Oyama Sausage

  Spring is in full swing at Oyama and we love it!  This month we will take you on a few delicious culinary voyages to tempt your palate! A Taste of Asia Thursday April 7th to Sunday 10th Asia is a huge continent.  At Oyama we’re inspired by many Asian flavours that have found a…

LOMBARDO’S CELEBRATES 30th ANNIVERSARY

  BY INVITING PATRONS TO COLOUR OUTSIDE THE BOX  Lombardo’s Pizzeria and Restaurant on Commercial Drive in Vancouver is releasing a specially designed “colouring” pizza box to help mark the restaurant’s 30th year in business. Created by East Vancouver artist Ali Bruce, the box draws on the recent swell in popularity of adult colouring books.  Bruce’s bold black…

Cherry blossom season at Miku, Minami, and Gyoza Bar

  SAKURA IN BLOOM   Celebrate with special sakura-inspired dishes and cocktails at Miku, Minami, and Gyoza Bar   Aburi Restaurants’ Miku, Minami, and Gyoza Bar celebrates cherry blossom season with special sakura-inspired dishes and cocktails With spring in full bloom, Aburi Restaurants is set to welcome the arrival of cherry blossom season with several…

Phil Scarfone to Lead Honest and Unpretentious Kitchen at Nightingale

  Seasoned Hawksworth native to head up culinary team    Hawksworth Restaurant Group’s newest addition, Nightingale scheduled to open this Spring, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ontario-born, Phil Scarfone, as Head Chef. Scarfone joined the Hawksworth Restaurant team as Chef de Partie in 2011 and more recently, led the Private Dining and Catering…