Vancouver Brunch Tour Set To Launch

The East Village is a neighbourhood that is quickly becoming a hot spot in the city for amazing brunch cuisine. And judging by the inevitable morning line-ups every weekend, Vancouverites are passionate about all things breakfast related. A local culinary company, Off The Eaten Track, is launching a new brunch themed culinary tour to take […]

Canada’s First PappaRoti Opens In Vancouver

Have you heard of PappaRoti? Born in Malaysia, “The Father of all Buns” makes the original coffee caramel coated bun that has become fiercely popular in Asia and the Middle East. Twice baked, PappaRoti buns emerge from the oven like small pillows of tasty, aromatic heaven: crisp and crunchy on the outside, soft, buttery and […]

A Lunar New Year Celebration with Haywire Winery

Earlier this week, I attended one of the first food media events of 2014 as presented by Haywire Winery. Hosted at Kaya Malay Bistro on West Broadway and Oak, the invitation was inspired by the challenges and subsequent rewards of pairing wines with Asian cuisine. Although I eat Asian food on a daily basis, I […]

La Casita Tacos in Vancouver’s West End

Finding great food in Vancouver’s West End is an easy thing to do. We have such fantastic options that you can practically take a trip around the globe with your taste buds. La Casita Tacos (located at the end of Robson Street at Denman) has been open just over seven months now and has been […]

Giovane Market Tour & Tasting at Fairmont Pacific Rim

Giovane Cafe and Wine Bar in the Fairmont Pacific Rim is a bustling place all hours of the day. Now you can do more than just eat in or take out. The hotel recently took some office space and turned it into ‘The Market’ at Giovane. With space being a premium, the market stocks its […]

Chengdu Szechuan Bistro

Chengdu Szechuan Bistro in Vancouver’s West End serves up delicious regional Chinese cuisine that you can’t get anywhere else in the neighborhood. Opened just over a year ago at the bottom of Denman and Robson, it has quickly become a favorite with locals and tourists alike. Eating in Vancouver was invited by the restaurant to […]

La Mezcaleria – Menu Tasting

Earlier this month, I was invited to swing by Commercial Drive to try a couple dishes at the immensely popular restaurant La Mezcaleria. Situated on Commercial Dr. just off of East 1st, this bustling bar and cantina offers some of the best and most authentic Mexican food in the city. Arriving just after 6pm, the […]

Taste of Yaletown 2013 – Media Tour

Late last week, I headed downtown to meet up with other media attendees to dine at several of the restaurants that will be participating in this year’s Taste of Yaletown event. Running from October 16-27, this will be the ninth annual TOY celebrating the phenomenal level of hospitality in the Yaletown area. For those not […]

Taste of Canada Media Event at Prestons

Earlier this week, I swung by Prestons on West Pender for a closed media event to celebrate the newly launched Canadian inspired menu by Chef Bruce Nollert. The new menu is focused around a modern approach to classic comfort food using locally inspired ingredients. The event was co-led by Molson Coors which meant a variety […]

Antonella’s: The Next Generation of Ready-to-Serve Sauces

A popular brand in Québec, Lassonde Specialties now offers four gluten and preservative free pasta sauces in BC – called Antonnella’s – available in convenient re-sealable eco-packaging. Lassonde Specialties selected SIG’s Combibloc carton in part because it’s made of 100% recyclable materials and comes with a re-sealable cap that allows consumers to use only what […]

Toronto vs. Vancouver – Which City is More Giving?

Starting today, two of Canada’s largest cities, Toronto and Vancouver, are taking their civic and sporting rivalry online to decide which is the country’s most charitable city. It’s the Power of 2 – Toronto vs. Vancouver. The Power of 2 (, a fundraising initiative dedicated to unlocking celebrity power for social good, gives celebrities (and […]

Ten Ten Tapas – Menu Tasting

Earlier this week, I was invited to swing by Ten Ten Tapas to try a couple items off their dinner menu. Situated right on the water just below Burrard Bridge, this modern bistro boasts floor to ceiling windows that open the entire dining area to scenic views of False Creek and Granville Bridge. A large […]

The Urban Tea Merchant’s Moon Festival Tea Service

The Urban Tea Merchant is known in Vancouver for not only being purveyors of fine teas, but they live it and breathe it with passion every day!  This family owned and run business only stocks Singapore based TWG Tea in a variety of forms like loose leaf, hand sewn cotton bagged and you can also […]

Vancouver Foodster’s #ChefsDishesYVR Tasting Tour

As we get ready to bid a reluctant farewell to summer, it may seem as if there is little to look forward to come Fall. Taking place in the waning warmth of summer is a red hot challenge by our good friend Richard Wolak over at  From now until September 30th, many of Vancouver’s […]

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