Uno Gelato is Now Open

I met gelato maestro James Coleridge in 2010, His gelato is legendary, he’s a true master of his craft. After a year hiatus, he’s making his scrumptious return to the Vancouver culinary scene and is set to indulge dessert fans with his award-winning gelato with the launch of Uno Gelato. James will open three Uno Gelato Vancouver locations in…

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…

Popbar: A taste of New York at Metropolis at Metrotown

Say hello to delicious handcrafted gelato on a stick! Popbar, founded in New York, just opened their first location in BC at Metropolis at Metrotown. This follows their first location in Canada at West Edmonton Mall, as well as a soon-to-be third store at HighStreet Shopping Centre in Abbotsford. Popbar was founded by Reuben BenJehuda…

Bella Gelateria Opens in Yaletown

Last week the very popular Bella Gelateria franchise opened a new restaurant in Yaletown. The new 80-seat restaurant overlooks the marina and features a custom hand-painted Italian wall mural composed of 75,690 carefully arranged mosaic tiles and a handmade stone pizza oven imported from Naples. The restaurant will be serving authentic Italian napoletana pizza, unique…

East Side Brunch Crawl Recap

As part of Dine Out Vancouver 2014, this year Tourism Vancouver partnered with Vancouver Foodster to host East Side Brunch Crawl this past Sunday along Commercial Drive. Mary and I went as a good way to explore and sample a few restaurants we hadn’t been to yet for brunch along the Drive. One of the…

Food Highlights from Europe

Living in one of the most diverse cities in the country, I’m blessed to be able to always eat and review on local restaurants of different ethnic cuisines. However, while travelling, this is where it gets adventurous since we may not know what the menu even says! I recently was in Europe for my honeymoon…

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…

Gelarmony

Saturday was a great day for the Pride Picnic, and what goes great with picnics? Gelato of course! On our way to the picnic, @customersright, @joshrimer and myself decided to make a pit stop to Gelarmony – formerly known as Mondo Gelato. When I lived in the West End, I used to go to Mondo…

Bella Gelateria brings old world charm to Downtown Vancouver

When I asked James Coleridge, owner of Bella Gelateria and Maestro Gelatiere how he came up with the concept for his hugely succesful store he told me that he didn’t. Gelato found him. There is no doubt in my mind that James is passionate about what he does – it shows! the store is immaculate, and…