About Alvin

Alvin Lee is a professional photographer, culinary arts enthusiast, and contributing author of Eating in Vancouver & the World. Visit Alvin’s website and connect with him on Twitter @alvinkclee and Instagram @foodimagery.

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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 VancouverFoodster.com.  From now until September 30th, many of Vancouver’s […]

Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot – ChineseBites Signature Dishes Tour #13

At the end of August, the ChineseBites.com review group met up in Burnaby near Metrotown for a variable feast at Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot Restaurant. With over 300+ branches worldwide, this hot pot chain is the largest in the world and takes great pride in their commitment to fresh, traditional ingredients. Before we started […]

Pearl Castle Cafe – ChineseBites Signature Dishes Tour #12

At the beginning of August, the ChineseBites.com family met up for our first series dinner in Richmond at the immensely popular Pearl Castle Cafe. Well-known for their diverse array of bubble tea and tasty food specials, we were treated to 12 dishes off the regular menu along with an endless supply of colorful drinks. To […]

Caché Bistro & Lounge Menu Tasting

Late last month, I joined a small group of local food bloggers for a menu tasting at Caché Bistro in Yaletown. This gorgeous restaurant is headlined by Hong Kong born chef Alex Mok who has quickly made a name for himself with his classic French technique accented by Asian flair. To start the meal off, […]

Fortune City Seafood Restaurant – ChineseBites Signature Dishes Tour #11

On July 17th, the ChineseBites.com review group met up in East Van for a ten course feast at Fortune City Seafood Restaurant. Highlighted by a two dish Peking Duck offering, the assembled bloggers were hosted to a tasty assortment of classically familiar Chinese dishes. To start the meal off, we were served a plate of […]

Vancouver Foodster’s #PizzaChallenge Tasting Tour

As summer finally arrives here in Vancouver, so begins yet another tantalizing food challenge from our good friend Richard Wolak over at VancouverFoodster.com. From now until July 14, over a dozen of Vancouver’s best have come together to battle for top honours in a city-wide search for the best unique pizza. We swung by a […]

Grain Tasting Bar at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver

A couple months ago, I started a four part editorial series on the Hyatt Regency Vancouver. After two amazing meals at MOSAIC followed by a phenomenal Chef’s Table dinner, I am proud to wrap up this spectacular dining series with a private menu tasting at the Hyatt’s newest dining venue: Grain Tasting Bar. Part I […]

Vancouver Foodster’s #ChickenWingsChallenge Tasting Tour

Late last week, I was invited to attend a chicken wing tasting tour by Richard Wolak (@vanfoodster). Similar to the poutine media tour and cheesecake event that took place earlier this year, this afternoon tasting was intended to showcase a few of the restaurants currently participating in the Vancouver Foodster Chicken Wing Challenge. For more […]

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival 2013

Here are some photo highlights from the BC Chefs’ Association competition taking place at this year’s EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival at BC Place Stadium. Enjoy!

Fish House in Stanley Park Tasting Event

Yesterday afternoon, Eating in Vancouver was invited to the beautiful Fish House for a special tasting event. Nestled cosily within the peaceful forests and manicured gardens of Stanley Park, this historic establishment has retained a venerable reputation for serving high quality, Pacific Northwest cuisine. By pairing magnificent panoramic views with phenomenally fresh seafood offerings, the […]

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