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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 […]

Summer Chef Menu Tasting At Milestones

Milestones restaurants have been a Lower Mainland favorite for at least 20 years now. The Canada-wide chain is known for a great Bellini and spinach & artichoke dip – two items that have been part of almost every meal I’ve had there. Last year, Executive Chef Jason Rosso joined the team and wanted to freshen […]

Eight 1/2 Restaurant & Lounge – VANEATS.ca ‘#SalivEIGHT’ Dining Pass [PREVIEW]

For the first VANEATS.ca dining pass of 2013, I swung by Mount Pleasant last week to preview the new #SalivEIGHT package at Eight 1/2 Restaurant and Lounge. Alongside featured food writer and photographer extraordinaire Sean Neild we ordered two packages to provide a more comprehensive look at this new deal. THE MENU 3-Item Dining Pass […]

Whet Kitchen, Bar & Patio – VANEATS.ca ‘WHETurAppetite’ Dining Pass [PREVIEW]

Granville Island is a very popular area in Vancouver for both locals and tourists alike. Full of fun things to do and great places to eat, you can easily spend an entire day there with very little effort. Earlier this month, Eating in Vancouver & the World found out that the great team behind VANEATS.ca […]

Highland House Winery & Bistro at Roost Farm Centre

The Roost Farm Centre is one of our favorite places to eat on Vancouver Island because they provide tasty food made with fresh local ingredients — most grown right on property at Highland House Farm. Open seasonally from June trough September, Highland House Winery & Bistro serves organic restaurant fare with a local focus and […]

White Spot Victoria International Airport (YYJ) Review

Founded by hustling visionary, Nat Bailey, White Sport calls itself the most enduring, and most successful restaurant chain in North America. Now that’s a bold claim! But White Spot has certainly established itself as a British Columbia legend. Therefore, it’s quite fitting they set up shop in the Victoria International Airport. Popular for all ages, […]

Vista 18 Restaurant Review – Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites (Victoria, BC)

During our lovely two night stay at Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites (review here), we were kindly hosted at Vista 18 restaurant for dinner one evening to experience delicious delights from Executive Chef Garrett Schack and his culinary team. Located on the 18th floor of this renowned hotel, Vista 18 is Victoria, British Columbia’s only rooftop […]

Seagrille Restaurant Review – Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa

We stayed one night at the beautiful Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa on Vancouver Island (review to come on 9to5Travel.com) and also dined at the hotel’s renowned fine dining restaurant. Specializing in seafood and sushi, Seagrille is Victoria’s most spectacular oceanfront restaurant. It’s nestled in picturesque Brentwood Bay and has spectacular views of the peaceful Saanich Inlet. […]

Kaboom Box Food Truck – VANEATS.ca ‘KABOOM IN A BOX’ Dining Package [PREVIEW]

Have you ever been caught wandering around downtown Vancouver with no clue as to where to grab a quick, tasty lunch? If I had a nickel every time this has happened to me, I would probably have enough to buy a few meals by now! This new found wealth is just in time for the […]

ORU Restaurant Review – Fine Dining At Fairmont Pacific Rim

We were staying at the Fairmont Pacific Rim for 9to5 Travel (read our review of the hotel here) and had dinner in its fine dining restaurant, ORU. Nestled in Coal Harbour and beautifully designed, ORU is a sweeping expanse of floor to ceiling windows framing a series of stunning portraits of the state-of-the-art Vancouver Convention […]

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