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…

Nando’s – Now Open in Central at Garden City

Did you know? Nando’s first location in South Africa opened in 1982, and they are the first and only South African restaurant brand to go international. Their first Canadian location was actually in Richmond, BC – 23 years later, they now have close to 40 restaurants spanning 3 provinces in Canada. Nando’s new “casa” at…

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…

Sushi Well

Across the street from Gateway Skytrain Station is a little sushi restaurant called Sushi Well. Small and non-pretentious, this particular franchise has a great chef and has become a favourite spot for my family and I. We enjoy spending our Friday dinner there. And the food is delicious. Chef Jake’s Aburi creations rival those of…

Brockmann Chocolates: A rich tradition of local gifting.

The season of giving is upon us – and what better way to celebrate it than by supporting your local businesses. The Brockmann family has a rich BC tradition, making chocolates locally for over 30 years. Situated in Delta, BC, the family includes three generations of chocolatiers, all which are committed to quality, freshness and…

Sereni-TEA at the Vancouver Tea Festival 2016

The third annual Vancouver Tea Festival happened on November 5th at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. It was the first year at this venue and I loved how it all seemed to mesh together seamlessly. The garden is a serene retreat in the middle of a big city, you almost forget where you are!…

Italian Wine and Cheese at Porto Cafe

Here in Vancouver, we’re blessed with fantastic wine. I say this from the point of view of a college student on a budget, so when I say fantastic, I mostly mean affordable, varied, and easy to appreciate. But last Tuesday I got the chance to sample some truly amazing wine, in every sense of the word….

#TastingPlatesYVR Yaletown Recap

Rain couldn’t keep us away from enjoying Vancouver Foodster’s Yaletown edition of Tasting Plates. If you’ve never been to one of Richard’s events, they’re a great way to discover culinary gems in the Greater Vancouver Area. Each event focuses on a neighbourhood and this time we found ourselves in trendy Yaletown. I met my bestie Josh…

The Chopped Leaf Offers Healthy and Tasty Alternatives #Contest

To quote Homer Simpson: “You can’t make friends with salad”. That’s been a motto of mine for sometime now. I love food, all kinds of food – so for me, I’ve mostly considered salad on my plate as a garnish and not as the main event. I mean, c’mon, greens? For lunch, maybe… but for…

OpenTable Announces 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in Canada for 2016

As executive chefs and restaurateurs across the country draw on autumn for inspiration during a new season of dining, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, revealed the 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in Canada for 2016. The list reflects the combined opinions of more than 300,000 restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable…

Vancouver Taco Crawl Recap

September 28th marked the first ever Vancouver Taco Crawl by Vancouver Foodster which took us on a whirlwind taco feast through various parts of Vancouver. I was really excited to take my hubby to this event, as it was his birthday week! Our first stop to pick up our passport/menu of tacos was at Dosa Hut in…