WORLD CHEF EXCHANGE

BRINGS INTERNATIONAL FLAVOUR TO DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL   Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s brand-new event is already generating international buzz: a series of five exclusive dinners starring award-winning chefs from Sydney, New York, Copenhagen, Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta. During each one-night-only event, an international and local chef will join forces to produce a powerhouse feast…

Taste of Tulalip – the Travel

Travel – It’s been said it’s the journey not the destination but when you’re talking about the Taste of Tulalip it’s both. I always enjoy the trip when I travel to and from Tulalip Resort Casino. Washington State is scattered with small, interesting towns. I’ve written previously about some of the “stop worthy” places on our…

Holiday Market Saturday, December 12

Holiday Market Gift Guide showcases top picks for local gift giving Vancouver Farmers Markets’ brings out the best in local food, craft beverage and handmade craft for its 20th Annual Holiday Market    Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) will hold its 20th Annual Holiday Market next month on Saturday, December 12th at the Croatian Cultural Centre. The Holiday Market is VFM’s only…

CHEF ALEX CHEN TAKES TOP SPOT

THE MIDAS TOUCH: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR CHEF ALEX CHEN TAKES TOP SPOT AT 10th ANNUAL GOLD MEDAL PLATES COMPETITION IN VICTORIA Pairing of Local Pork Terrine with Foxtrot Vineyards’ Pinot Noir Earns Chef Coveted Title as BC Representative at The Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna   Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Executive Chef Alex Chen set…

Save the dates:

Tourism Vancouver Dine Out Festival and Vancouver Foodster presents Save the dates: January 16, 2016 — Gastown Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 17, 2016 — Olympic Village Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 23, 2016 — Downtown Vancouver Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 24, 2016 — North Van Dine Out Brunch Crawl January 30, 2016 —…

Best Burger Challenge

The Vancouver Foodster Best Burger Challenge was a huge success featuring creations from restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their burger creation from October 22 – November 15, 2015. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process based…

Porchetta recipe #TasteofThursday

Porchetta Alex Chen, Executive Chef   Ingredients: Skin on pork belly 1 side (3900g or 8lbs, 10oz) Boneless pork shoulder (3800g or 8lbs, 6oz), brined for 4 hours in 1% brine 5 medium shallots brunoise (finely diced and cooked in butter) 8 cloves garlic brunoise (finely diced and cooked in butter) 1 whole zest of…

Osteria Savio Volpe

Fraserhood Opens Arms to Osteria Savio Volpe New neighbourhood joint welcomes friends, families and strangers alike Fraserhood’s newest neighbourhood joint has thrown open its doors to Vancouverites who are hungry for conviviality and una bella mangiata. Osteria Savio Volpe, whose namesake is a wise old fox, is a 75-seat eatery situated in the heart of the up-and-coming Fraserhood…

‘Tis the Season…

To Feast and Give Back Perch supports student programs with holiday menu     Spread the holiday kindness. Every meal at Perch gives back to the community. For many, the holiday season is a celebration of family, friends, coworkers and the resources that we have in life. As we sit down to celebrate this special season with…

Juniper a Regional, Cascadian restaurant

Juniper Rediscovers The Spirit Of the Pacific Northwest Regional, Cascadian restaurant shows home is where its heart is A fresh and vibrant distillation of the Pacific Northwest, Juniper proudly opens its doors December 3, 2015 in Vancouver’s Chinatown neighbourhood at 185 Keefer Street (corner Main Street). The 104-seat, spirit-forward restaurant and lounge, designed by Simcic & Uhrich Architects, is committed to showcasing the best of Cascadia. From rocky…

Coal Harbour Liquor Store…Fall Wine Tasting

Pelican Bay Fall Wine Tasting at Dockside Restaurant in the Granville Island Hotel. November 17thfeatured nearly 20 wineries and distributors pouring 100 wines in Dockside’s award-winning waterfront setting. The Pelican Bay Fall Wine Tasting is an intimate, relaxed antidote to convention-hall wine tastings, offering wine lovers the chance to sample a wide range of delicious…

TACOFINO INTRODUCES NEW BAR MANAGER

MEXOLOGY: TACOFINO INTRODUCES NEW BAR MANAGER, DRINK MENU AND HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS AT TACO BAR IN GASTOWN   Bar Manager Julia Diakow Ushers in New Cocktail Program Focused on Seasonal Cocktails, Flights of Tequila and Mezcal, Mocktails and Happy Hour Tacofino’s trademark Mexican-by-way-of-West-Coast cuisine gets a perfect complement this fall as Julia Diakow joins the team as Bar…

A DECADE OF INDULGENCE

THOMAS HAAS TOASTS 10 DELICIOUS YEARS A DECADE OF INDULGENCE   Internationally Renowned Chocolatier Gives Thanks to Loyal Fans with Exclusive Series of Anniversary Celebrations It’s been a delicious decade since fourth-generation chocolatier and pâtissier Thomas Haas opened the doors of his eponymous café in North Vancouver, and the internationally celebrated chocolatier is marking the…

WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: ROYAL DINETTE

WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: CELEBRATED LOCAVORE CHEF DAVID GUNAWAN UNVEILS MENU FOR SECOND “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER AT ROYAL DINETTE Gunawan’s Latest Five-Course Dinner Informs, Educates Guests via Dishes Crafted from Commonly Discarded Cast-offs, Scraps   Building upon the success of the inaugural Ugly Duckling Dinner this past October that showcased the concept of “Trash Cooking” cuisine, Royal Dinette Chef/Owner…