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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 […]

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 […]

L’Abattoir Earns Four Diamond Rating from AAA

L’Abattoir restaurant has recently been awarded a prestigious Four Diamond Rating by AAA. The new Four Diamond Rating makes L’Abattoir a member of a very elite group, as only 2.6% of the 29,000 restaurants approved by AAA have attained the Four Diamond level. The rating identifies L’Abattoir as one of the few restaurants in North […]

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 […]

Chevrolet’s Year of the Dragon Tasting Event at Wild Rice

On Saturday, August 11th, Eating in Vancouver & the World was invited out to Chinatown by Chevrolet Canada and Wild Rice to a ‘Year of the Dragon Tasting Event’. Piggy backing off the two day TD Vancouver Chinatown Festival, the event was created to showcase the innovative approach that Chevrolet takes towards its cars as […]

Vancouver Food Tour: Gastown Craft Beer ‘n Bites Tour [PREVIEW]

Earlier this week, EatinginVancouver was invited by Vancouver Food Tour to try their Craft Beer ‘n Bites package out in Gastown. Having never been on a food or beer tour before, I was especially curious about a few things ie. 1) What kind of beers we would be trying 2) What food would be paired […]

La Casita – VANEATS.ca ‘LA CASITA BOTANAS’ Preview

VANEATS.ca’s dining packages have been pretty diverse so far in terms of cuisine selection. So what’s their latest installment? Mexican! We were pretty excited when the guys asked if we wanted to preview their new pass, since we love Mexican food. Specifically the flavour combinations of avocado, cilantro, lime, tomato, jalapeño — If I was […]

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