Party with the Fishes as Vancouver Aquarium’s Gala Night returns

The Vancouver Aquarium sure knows how to throw a party, and this year, their signature event, Night at the Aquarium, will have a very Canadian theme. Our country is turning 150 year young in July, and on Thursday, June 15, foodies, wine lovers, and ocean ambassadors alike will celebrate Canada and its incredible coastlines at this award-winning gala fundraiser that…

Truck Stop Concerts – Quirky Beer and Live Music All Summer!

Living in Vancouver, it’s hard to dislike beer. With all the craft breweries in the city and province, there’s a draft for everyone’s unique tastes. But only one of those breweries throws a kickass concert series every year for the East Van crowd to rock out. Red Truck has always been one of my favourites (hoppy and…

Mine & Yours Dog and Fashion Party

This past weekend I buckled my pup up in his backseat basket and drove out to Vancouver. Something we don’t get to do very often since it’s a bit far for us coming from White Rock but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity of a Dog and Fashion Party! As we parked up we were…

Vanfoodster Celebrates 5 years of #TastingPlatesYVR

Time flies when you’re having fun! I can’t believe that it’s been five years since Richard Wolak first began delighting taste buds with Tasting Plates. These food-crawl style events celebrate neighbourhoods around the Lower Mainland by showcasing local restaurants and cuisines. We started the celebrations with a couple of wine tastings from Marquis Wine Cellars…

San Francisco Eats – SF International Chocolate Salon

San Francisco is home to many great food, wine and beer festivals. This year I had the chance to enjoy the one day San Francisco International Chocolate Salon on my visit to Japantown at Hotel Kabuki. This year’s Chocolate Salon featured over 25+ chocolate, wine, tea, and other chocolate related vendors, and chocolate themed seminars. It is a chocolate lover’s…

#NoFilter at Vancouver Theatre Sports League

One of the best things to do on Granville Island is laugh till your sides ache. If you haven’t got comedians for friends, then don’t worry! The Vancouver Theatre Sports League is here for you. Their latest Improv show, #NoFilter, is an interactive experience that livestreams actual audience social media. There were adorable cats, internet…

The Wellness Show in Vancouver Celebrates it’s 25th Anniversary

For me, wellness is not just about fitness and nutrition, it’s also about mental and physical well-being, balanced lifestyle, and enjoying family time. The Wellness show definitely takes in to account all aspects of wellness and health and showcasing products and services to assist you in enjoying a holistic and healthy life. This year marked…

VanFoodster x DineOutVancouver – Commercial Drive Brunch Crawl

As part of VanFoodster’s collaboration with Tourism Vancouver, Richard presents his neighbourhood Brunch Crawl series for Dine Out Vancouver. This past weekend, we were invited to experience some of the finest restaurants on Commercial Drive. Our check-in location was Federico’s Supper Club, a long time restaurant on the Drive, offering up authentic Italian cuisine complete with live…

Align Entertainment Presents: The Little Mermaid

The tale of the Little Mermaid – Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved narrative, turned Disney film, is a  story about a mermaid who dreams of the world above the sea and risks everything to find love. Align Entertainment is presenting a live theatre version of the story, and they’re going all out, with lavish costumes, sets…

Dineout Vancouver 2017 – Yaletown Brunch Crawl

Vancouver Foodster is well-known for his neighbourhood Tasting Plates events. For Dine Out Vancouver, Richard has partnered up with Tourism Vancouver to bring his Brunch Crawl Series. We met at the chic neighbourhood of Yaletown this time. We started at Rocanini Coffee Roasters with a Rum Latte: 2 shots of Espresso, with steamed milk and rum…

The Trocks are Back in Town on January 20 -21

The world’s foremost all-male comic ballet company, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo make their anticipated return with a fresh batch of highbrow hilarity, January 20 and 21, 2017 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, following Vancouver’s 2015 sold out smash hit! Brimming with breathtaking artistry and rampant sauciness, the cross-dressing company have been making audiences laugh…