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…

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…

Up your Fitness Routine with BraceLayer #Contest

After a holiday season full of parties, outings, and lots of food and drink that you may not normally have during the rest of the year, January usually brings hordes to the gym and other activities to get your body moving. As you know, I am a fitness instructor and sometime runner who loves to…

RUN TO INSPIRE WITH ROCKY MOUNTAIN SOAP COMPANY

As a beginner runner trying to find my pace in the world (see what I did there? Lol!) I’m always on the look out for fun races to do. My schedule is pretty blah so I don’t really have time to join running clubs and my family, God bless them, are not interested in joining…

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…

The 39th Vancouver International Wine Festival

Vancouver International Wine Festival returns for an eight-day celebration of wine and food February 11 to 19 at the Vancouver Convention Centre and other venues around Metro Vancouver. The 2017 festival features 180 wineries from 16 countries participating in 54 events. In celebration of our nation’s 150th birthday, the festival features Canada as the theme…

Turn Over a New Leaf with Chopped Leaf #Contest

New Year’s Resolutions – we all have make them right? For most of us, the promise of a new year means a clean slate – a chance to start anew and our New Year’s resolutions play a big part on the process.  Making resolutions is easy, but keeping them – not so much. For me,…

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…