4 Local Businesses You Can Support this Gift-Giving Season

Can’t believe it’s December already. This year has been crazy to say the least. But now, here we are, at the home stretch of 2020, and Christmas eve is exactly a month away. Christmas is my favourite time of year – I love the lights, the cheer and the gifting. One of my favourite things…

Recap: BC Seafood Festival 2019 Launch Party

Comox Valley once again is the host to the annual BC Seafood Festival June 7-16, 2019. In its 13th year, the BC Seafood Festival is Western Canada’s largest seafood festival. This delicious seafood event welcomes some of the best chefs in BC, showcasing and educating participants on buying and consuming BC’s sustainable seafood. I had…

The Dolar Shop’s Ocean Wise Partnership

The Dolar Shop recently announced that they were partnering up with Ocean Wise to promote sustainable seafood options at their restaurant in Richmond, BC. I had the opportunity to visit The Dolar Shop for a media event and learn more about this amazing new initiative. The Dolar Shop is a hot pot restaurant which opened…

The Mackenzie Room – I Want It All!

“Our food is exciting, playful, and always thoughtful.” The MacKenzie Room‘s promise of a menu that showcases the best of what BC has to offer, casual, non-pretentious, and creative is what has drawn many praises from foodies and critics since it’s opening 3 years ago. I had the pleasure of celebrating a friend’s birthday dinner…

Top 3 Deals & Steals: July 31 – August 6, 2018

Each week, experience our top 3 deals & steals that have been selected for you, whether it be shopping, food, or just tips on how to save some money! I love happy hour! It’s the best deal to have an early dinner without paying a hefty dinner bill, yet indulge with some cocktails and appetizers,…

Savour: Evening with Ned Bell & Best Buy Canada

Last week I was one of several lucky media guests invited by Best Buy Canada to an intimate evening dinner with Ned Bell, Ocean Wise executive chef at the Vancouver Aquarium. Savour was a memorable dining experience in the heart of Yaletown. An empty storefront was transformed into a longtable dining room, with decor mimicking…

Summer Patio Dining at West Oak

Whether enjoying a weekend evening or meeting up with friends after work, Vancouver’s sunshine during the summer months makes for great patio dining! This week, I had the pleasure of joining my fellow foodie influencers, Foodgressing and VanFoodies, for a hosted summer patio dinner at West Oak in Yaletown. Beautiful weather with some beautiful ladies…

Tasting Plates YVR – Coquitlam Recap

Vancouver Foodster’s latest Tasting Plates took foodies on a tour of my neighbourhood – Coquitlam! I was excited to be exploring my own neighbourhood, trying 5 new establishments that up to now I haven’t visited. Welcome to the ‘burbs, where we can still find international cuisine ranging from Malaysian coffee buns, Korean deep fried chicken,…

Cornucopia 2017 Celebrates Fine Dining, Wine & Charity

TopTable Group in Whistler (Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar, The Cellar by Araxi, Bar Oso, and Il Caminetto) is host again this year to a series of fine dining and wine-related events as part of Whistler’s premier food and drink festival, Cornucopia. From November 9-19, 2017 The Cellar at Araxi will be host to the 2017…

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…