AJ’s Brooklyn Pizza Joint Brings a Taste of New York City to Vancouver

New York pizza is truly something else. The crispy crust, the tangy sauce, the shredded mozzarella cheese -the New York style slice grew out of Neapolitan style pizza when Italian immigrants brought pizza to NYC—and America—in the early 1900s. New York-style pizza has slices that are large and wide with a thin crust that is foldable yet crispy. Owner Anthony “AJ” Caridi had the…

VanFoodster presents Pizza Palooza 2017

Because who can say no to pizza? Richard/Vancouver Foodster recently hosted his second annual Pizza Palooza – an tasting extravaganza featuring several of Vancouver’s best pizzerias. Registration brought us to Dogwood Brewery, Vancouver’s only organic craft brewery based in South Vancouver right by the Knight St. Bridge. Here, we were treated to a beer tasting glass…

The BiBo fires up at McArthurGlen Designer Outlets

The Italian restaurant, The BiBo Pizzeria con Cucina, has offically opened its second location in Vancouver at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Malls by the Vancouver International Airport. Following the success of its first location in Kitsilano, owners Andrea and Michela Bini sought to expand their passion for authentic Italian pizza and wine to Richmond as well….

Lombardo’s on Commercial Drive

Home of the original wood burning oven pizzeria, Lombardo’s is a family-run restaurant with deep roots on Commercial Drive. In such a finicky food town, to be open for business for almost 3o years is a big accomplishment and something the Lombardo family should be proud of. We started our meal with a glass of Killer…

Hearthstone Pizza

Looking for pizza in Port Coquitlam? Check out  Hearthstone Pizza. Customers chose their size of dough and sauces, plus their choice of unlimited toppings. Yes. Unlimited toppings. The pizzas are then cooked to perfection in less than 1o minutes in their stone oven. There are a couple of things I really like about the concept: first, there…

Me and Ed’s Pizza

I don’t think that any Vancouverite has not heard of Me n’ Eds Pizza Parlours. At least in a mention somewhere. There are a few locations throughout the lower mainland so, chances are, there is one relatively close to you. Me n’ Ed’s did not originate in Vancouver, the first pizza parlour opened in 1958…

The Parlour Yaletown

Parlour is a great addition to the Yaletown neighbourhood. Affordable and non-pretentious, this eatery has a  laid-back atmosphere, a simple, yet innovative menu and an inspired cocktail list. Most people come in  for quick eats and drinks in the evening, but this restaurant is also open for lunch. ( It gets pretty busy at night,…