Spring Greens Break New Ground at Rocky Mountain Flatbread Restaurant!

  Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. Suzanne Fielden, a visionary and co-owner of three restaurants, warmly greeted me as I entered the Rocky Mountain Flatbread restaurant in Kitsilano .  Suzanne and her husband, Dominic, are co-creators of the unique family restaurant focussing on health, community and education.  I was there on April 13th to experience the…

#FridayFavourites…places to go, things to do this weekend and thru April 28

    New Happy Hour, fresh menus and return of Sunday Supper Series signals start of spring at OPUS Hotel   BIRDS OF A FEATHER: ROYAL DINETTE’S JACK CHEN AND BURDOCK & CO.’S ANDREA CARLSON TAKE FLIGHT FOR FIFTH “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER, APRIL 26    BEACH BAY CAFÉ & PATIO’S CHEF FELIX ZHOU DEBUTS NEW SPRING…

Pasta Making Series: Gnocchi

  The Italian Cultural Centre presents: Pasta Class: Gnocchi (May 2) $55.00 (CAD) •May 2, 2016 •6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Register here If you always dreamt of being able to make authentic Italian Gnocchi by hand, here’s a chance to learn from Marzia Molatore, a born and raised Italian who learned cooking from the best teachers available –…

Taylor Mikasko to oversee new opening, Nightingale, as General Manager

    Hawksworth Restaurant Maître d’ moves on up to manage new Vancouver venture Hawksworth Restaurant Group’s latest venture, Nightingale, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Taylor Mikasko as General Manager. Victoria-born Mikasko has been honing his hospitality skills alongside Hawksworth Restaurant Group’s Operations Director, Chad Clark, for two years now as floor manager and maître…

BEACH BAY CAFÉ & PATIO’S CHEF FELIX ZHOU DEBUTS NEW SPRING MENU

  Enjoy fresh seafood and sunset cocktails on the perfect patio for the sunny season Beach Bay Café’s patio is now open for the season and Executive Chef Felix Zhou’s newly refreshed menu makes it the perfect place to enjoy happy hour get-togethers, sunset cocktails and to tuck into delicious, fresh seafood just steps from the beach. “Spring brings…

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…