Tasting Plates YVR – Chinatown Recap

How to spend a rainy night in Vancouver? Join Vancouver Foodster’s Tasting Plates Vancouver on a food tour, that’s how! Last night my friend and I, both Coquitlam suburbanites, grabbed our umbrellas and raincoats to spend an evening enjoying some eats at Tasting Plates Chinatown. This year’s Chinatown tour included visits to 4 newer dining…

Find your Escape at Surrey’s new Elements Casino

After an extensive $11 million renovation, Cloverdale’s Elements Casino, formerly known as Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino, officially re-opened in December 2015, with a fresh new look and brand. The casino now boasts over 500 slot machines, a brand new semi-private baccarat room for VIP guests, new table games, live entertainment spaces, as well as…

Nosh: Vancouver’s new all day grab n’ go eatery

Downtown Vancouver has a new eatery in town! Glowbal Restaurant Group has officially launched Nosh, at Vancouver’s newest landmark Telus Garden, Canada’s first building with LEED Platinum status. Nosh features an all-day menu that indulges all cravings, from baked pastries in the morning, to a salad and panini for lunch, to delectable late night bites for…

Chef Kieran Kearns Raises the Bar in Gastropub Dining at The Charles Bar

Kieran Kearns is the chef behind the new menu at The Charles Bar, The Dover Arms Pub and Colony – all owned by local entertainment company Blueprint. He has created a new style of menu, something that incorporates casual bar bites with more elaborate, heartier dishes. He’s also passionate about local and organic ingredients. Another thing…

Hard Rock Casino Media Preview #VanRockCity

The new Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam opens tomorrow and it’s Canada’s first. With more than 950 state-of-the-art slot machines, a 1,100 seat theatre and seven dining spots, this is gonna be Vancouver’s new hot spot. The Hard Rock Cafe brand evokes passion, inspires memorable experiences and ignites just a bit of rebellious youth. Of…

Refuel

I had a great dining experience with my friend Anne the other night. We decided to try out Refuel on Kits. And it was amazing! Let me tell you why, and why I can’t wait to go there again. This restaurant offers a casual and fun atmosphere. The menu is non-complicated, and it offers comfort…

Rogue Wet Bar and Kitchen

  I love  Rogue Kitchen and Wet Bar –  This funky establishment is located on the same building as the Waterfront Skytrain Station. Its one of my favorite casual dining restaurants, and they make some mean cocktails. Also I should mention their excellent use of social media. You can find Rogue on Twitter, where they offer…