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Soft Peaks – Vancouver’s Organic Soft Serve Ice Cream

Rich soft serve ice cream topped with honeycomb has been the latest trend in South Korea, Taiwan, and California for quite some time. Recently, Vancouver foodies finally got a taste of this tantalizing concoction with the opening of Soft Peaks Ice Cream, located in the heart of Gastown. As an ice cream fan, I think […]

Homemade Organic Milk Soft Serve ​Ice Cream In Gastown

After a successful soft opening ​period, Soft Peaks Ice Cream will reopen their doors with full operations at 12:00pm on Thursday, February 5, 2015. Located in Gastown, they will offer organic milk soft serve, a first of its kind in Vancouver. The homemade recipe offers a deliciously fresh flavour, and is paired with premium toppings […]

Eat, Drink and Cozy Up to Your Favourite Person This Valentine’s Day at L’Abattoir

Whether Valentine’s Day is something you loathe or love, it still provides a perfect excuse to treat yourself to a great evening out. This year, L’Abattoir, Gastown’s much-loved French-inspired restaurant, will be offering a special set menu in its private dining room. Chef Lee Cooper has designed a three-course menu, which will include classic dishes […]

My Blood Alley Valentine at Salt Tasting Room

This Valentine’s Day, take your date to Salt Tasting Room and enjoy the My Blood Alley Valentine menu. Priced at $60.00 per person, the menu will include three courses: a starter, a tasting plate and a shared dessert for two. Allow your wine-savvy server to assist with specially selected wine pairings for an additional cost. […]

Burgundy Restaurant Media Dinner

Last week, EiV was invited to a menu tasting at Burgundy Restaurant in Gastown. Situated on West Hastings between Abbot and Carrall, this European boutique-style restaurant & bar boasts a formidable menu that belies its size. With barely enough space to seat 30 or so diners at a time, Burgundy presents an interesting polarity in […]

Calabash Bistro Brunch Preview

Late last week, EiV was invited to attend a special media preview of the brunch menu at Calabash Bistro. I had been to this Caribbean-themed restaurant once or twice before but never knew they served brunch. Situated just off of West Hastings and Carrall St., this venue has quickly become a local favourite for great […]

Two Chefs Chicken Shack [PREVIEW]

When Two Chefs and a Table opened 3 years ago, they were one of the first restaurants to introduce Vancouver to the Southern classic dish Chicken and Waffles. Three years later, Chef Karl Gregg was itching to showcase flavor combinations that have made places famous in the United States as well as something new that […]

Vancouver Foodster’s #PoutineChallenge Tasting Tour

Whenever I am asked what dishes, if any, are quintessentially Canadian, the first answer that always comes to mind is poutine! Originating in rural Quebec in the late 1950’s, this delicious combination of fries, cheese and gravy has since spread throughout North America and the world. For the month of February, Vancouver’s very own Richard […]

Silvestre Gusto Latino – Authentic Peruvian Cuisine In Gastown

Nestled in Gastown, one of Vancouver’s most historic and tourist traveled neighborhoods, Silvestre Gusto Latino is home to a world of cuisines. The Latin bistro is doing Peru proud by serving up an authentic taste of this multicultural nation. The cuisine of Peru is diverse and that’s putting it lightly. Over many years Chinese, African, […]

Steamworks Brew Pub Event

On Sept 20th, Eating in Vancouver & the World headed out to Gastown to join seemingly half the city to celebrate the launch of Steamwork’s bottled beers at the aptly named Uber Pub. To locals and tourists alike, Steamworks has been a prominent fixture of the Gastown dining scene for over 17 years. With the […]

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