#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…

Cafe Giovane Introduces Stumptown Coffee Cold Brew #InstameetGiovane

Devotees of Portland’s Stumptown Coffee rejoice! The famous roasters have joined forces with Cafe Giovane at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel to bring their celebrated Nitro and Cold Brews to fans. There are only four cafes (including Giovane) that carry Stumptown Coffee in Vancouver, and Giovane is the only one that carries their Cold Brew on tap. I was…

Starbucks Introduces La Boulange #CONTEST

Starbucks believes that exceptional coffee deserve exceptional food. Starting tomorrow, Starbucks Coffee is debuting a brand new assortment of classic French-inspired artisan pastries from San Francisco’s La Boulange Bakery.  La Boulange specializes in developing authentic French specialties free of dyes and artificial flavours. In late 2014 Starbucks completed the roll out of La Boulange baked goods to…

Sambalatte coffee House in Las Vegas

Sambalatte has gained recognition as one of Las Vegas’s favorite coffee restaurant hot spots. Founded in 2010 by Luiz Oliveira, Sambalatte is an upscale caffè and espresso lounge offering exclusive rich brews, delicious casual cuisine, and unique flavors served by highly trained baristas who create an ultimate experience. With an organic touch, comfortable atmosphere and extensive…

MaryinVancity’s Gift Giving Guide: For the stockings

This holiday season, Bel Cafe has outdone itself with Christmas cheer. Pastry Chef Wayne Kozinko has created beautiful seasonal treats that are guaranteed to delight. Stuff their stockings with Chef’s  hazelnut linzer cookies with raspberry preserves ($8.50 for a box of 7) and spiced whipped shortbread ($7 for box of 8). Each item is  beautifully…

Tre Galli Gelato Caffe

With warmer weather on the forecast, I’m starting to think about gelato. Creamy, delicious, cold gelato. Located at the New Westminster River Market, Tre Galli Gelato Caffe has a great selection of artisan gelato. Opened for a little less than a year,  (June 2012) they have a simple menu of paninis, pizza, coffee and of…