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…

Cornucopia 2017’s Night Market: Taste of the World

This weekend’s Whistler Cornucopia 2017 food & wine festival started off for me with a celebration of food and drinks from around the world at its Night Market: Taste of the World event. Restaurant stations, along with endless tables of wine, beer and spirits greeted us for this event. Guests received a wine glass along…

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…

13th Annual Taste of Yaletown – Now until Oct 27th

A little over a week ago, we shared the exciting news that the Yaletown Business Improvement Association had announced a fantastic list of 26 restaurants participating in the 13th annual Taste of Yaletown. This event is a popular community-based event that invites the public to try a variety of 3-course meals created from top chefs…

Chinese Cuisine at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver’s Neptune Chinese Kitchen

As one of the top Chinese restaurant chains in Vancouver, Neptune Chinese Kitchen opened this year at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver in Coquitlam. Its newest restaurant under the Neptune Restaurant Group, this new Chinese restaurants offers visitors a wide range of high quality traditional and signature Chinese dishes from dim sum, wonton noodles and congee,…

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…

Vanfoodster Celebrates 5 years of #TastingPlatesYVR

Time flies when you’re having fun! I can’t believe that it’s been five years since Richard Wolak first began delighting taste buds with Tasting Plates. These food-crawl style events celebrate neighbourhoods around the Lower Mainland by showcasing local restaurants and cuisines. We started the celebrations with a couple of wine tastings from Marquis Wine Cellars…

San Francisco Eats – Hitachino Beer & Wagyu

Nest is best! Hitachino Nest Beer is a craft brewery created in 1823 in Hitachi, Japan, located in the Ibaraki prefecture outside of Tokyo. I’ve been a huge fan ever since being introduced to Hitachino Nest’s White Ale beer in California during a work trip. It’s hard to find Hitachino beers in Vancouver, so I take…