Gourmet to Go from L’Epicerie Gourmand

The recently launched “Gourmet to Go” from Chef David at L’Epicerie Gourmand makes lunch an event! Forget the brown bag and go gourmet, it’s easy. Just phone in or fax your order at least a day in advance and have it delivered right to your office or home. What could be easier? Check out the … Read moreGourmet to Go from L’Epicerie Gourmand

How Italy Does Italian – Trade Show and Tasting

For the first time in Vancouver the Italian Trade Show and Tasting was an incredible opportunity to be introduced to new products and reacquainted with some local favourites. With thanks to the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West who did an outstanding job of organizing and facilitating this event. I, for one, hope the … Read moreHow Italy Does Italian – Trade Show and Tasting

Vancouver Foodster Poutine Challenge Award Winners 

The Vancouver Foodster 4th annual Poutine Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver, Richmond, and Langley.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from February 5-28, 2015. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this … Read moreVancouver Foodster Poutine Challenge Award Winners 

Italian Excellence Quality Experience – Expo 2015 Milano

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West and Federico’s Supper Club are set to host media to kick off the Expo Milano 2015. The event will take place on March 4, 2015. The announcement of the premier of the online platform www.Italianqualityexperience.it will be presented. The online platform will coincide with the launch … Read moreItalian Excellence Quality Experience – Expo 2015 Milano

Isn’t It Romantic…Not

Okay here we go, one of the most dreaded days on the calendar is here – February 14th. That’s right Valentine’s Day. This is an article I wrote and published two years ago that I thought was worth recycling. Historically Saint Valentine was said to be a Saint from the 3rd century who practiced the sacrament of … Read moreIsn’t It Romantic…Not

Chef Paul Moran and Chef Stephanie Noel move to Tofino

      Paul Moran’s journey to award winning chef started with humble beginnings as a dishwasher in a small Italian restaurant in West Kelowna. By high school graduation Moran knew exactly what career path he would take.   That path took Moran to Vancouver where he intended to enrol in Culinary school while working … Read moreChef Paul Moran and Chef Stephanie Noel move to Tofino

Celebrate the Superbowl with an all-inclusive party at Frankie’s Bar

Frankie’s Bar is upping the ante for the Superbowl this year with an all-inclusive party with door prizes, great food from the kitchen and all the refreshments needed for a great Superbowl Sunday. The kitchen team will be hard at work whipping up a menu of classic game time food all done the right way. … Read moreCelebrate the Superbowl with an all-inclusive party at Frankie’s Bar

Bump N Grind…go for the cookies!

Yesterday I took part in Bump N Grind Cafe’s official “Grand Opening” at their new South Granville location. Although locals know Bump N Grind has been open since late December this was my first time visiting this conveniently located Cafe. Situated just off 14th Avenue on Granville Street, next door to Meinhardt’s Bump N Grind … Read moreBump N Grind…go for the cookies!

#TasteofThursday adds two new top Chefs to the mix

MyVanCity and #TasteofThursday are pleased to introduce two new top Chefs. We are looking forward to their recipes.   Jean-Francis Quaglia   Chef/Owner A native of Marseille, France, Jean-Francis comes naturally to the culinary world as his mother is acclaimed Chef Suzanne Quaglia of Marseille’s famed Le Patalain and one of the very first female … Read more#TasteofThursday adds two new top Chefs to the mix

Il Veneto in un Bicchiere wine tasting event

At the end of December I had an opportunity to attend a wine tasting lunch at Via Tevere hosted by Sommelier Mireille Sauvé founder of The Wine Umbrella. It was a delightful afternoon that found me, a wine novice, mixing with wine enthusiasts, restaurant sommeliers and expert wine reviewers. So you will notice there are no tasting … Read moreIl Veneto in un Bicchiere wine tasting event