Two Rivers Specialty Meats in North Vancouver

With winter weather fast approaching, you might think grilling season is over. But at Two Rivers Specialty Meats in North Vancouver, carnivores can always find their fix no matter the season. FIRST IMPRESSION When I arrived the sun had set and the light from the Two Rivers Meats sign was casting a warm glow over…

Brews, Bites & BBQ at The Boathouse Restaurant

The sun is shining and you just got off work. What better way to spend an evening than enjoying a beer and some BBQ on a patio. This week I was invited to enjoy Brews, Bites & BBQ at The Boathouse Restaurant in New Westminster. This special event was hosted in partnership with Granville Island…

Goose Island Beer Co. Beer Dinner in Vancouver

This week I had the opportunity to attend Goose Island Beer Co.‘s migration media dinner in Vancouver. Goose Island Beer Co. is a Chicago based craft beer company. Their beers are distributed throughout the US, UK, and recently started expanding in the Canadian craft beer market. Goose Island hosted an intimate beer dinner at Glowbal,…

Channel Your Inner Barbarian at The Cascade Room on May 29th

Dictionaries define barbarians as uncivilized, primitive and wild. But to the less rigid, more convivial folks at The Cascade Room, hosting the inaugural Barbarian’s Feast on May 29th, means they want to unleash your primal appetites and re-whet your giant appetite for life. The evening will be devoted to robust feasting and drinking. Legendary whiskey ambassador…

Tasting Plates YVR – Port Moody

Wednesday was Tasting Plates YVR‘s first tasting tour in #Port Moody. Presented by VanFoodster, I was excited to see that Tasting Plates is venturing out to the suburbs! Closer to home for me, I haven’t had a chance to enjoy some of the places on the tasting tour so I was looking forward to checking…

Hopcott Premium Meats in Pitt Meadows

Hopcott Meats is located in Pitt Meadows, just a 25 minute drive from Vancouver.  It’s a third-generation local business which main focus is local, ethically grown and sourced meats. All their cattle are born on 1 of 3 ranches within BC; after which, they are sent to the family farm in Pitt Meadows where they are raised….

U & I Thai #MeatballChallengeYVR

I was invited by Richard Wolak to the media preview of his new challenge: finding the best meatballs in Vancouver! Restaurants from all over the city are entering their meatballs, creating special dishes in the hopes that they will be crowned best in the West! Each restaurant will be featuring their meatball creation on their menu from April…

Rio Brazilian Steakhouse

A few weeks ago, my friend @JKAManitoba came to visit. One of the things he wanted to try was Rio Brazilian Steakhouse on Denman. This place is a carnivore’s paradise. Basically all-you-can-eat meat as far as the eye can see.  The meat comes to your table in large skewers by servers who cut it for…