Recap of Vanfoodster’s #TastingPlatesYVR – North Shore Brunch Edition

For this edition of #TastingPlatesYVR, Richard Wolak, aka Vanfoodster, took us on a trek across the Lion’s Gate bridge to Lower Lonsdale. These events are a great way to explore the culinary hidden gems in our YVR neighborhoods. We started at the Welcome Parlour -Located in the heritage building “The Hodson Block” in North Van, this…

Tasting Plates YVR – Fraserhood

Last night was Tasting Plates YVR #Fraserhood which took myself and my friend from Edmonton along a food journey on Fraser Street in East Vancouver. Presented by VanFoodster, this food adventure took us to 4 locations on Fraser between King Edward to Kingsway, and the starting point where we picked up our passports, the Honey…

Tasting Plates YVR – Richmond

Tasting Plates YVR, presented by Vancouver Foodster, is always a fun tasting adventure that features a different area within the Metro Vancouver. When I heard there was one for Richmond, I jumped at the opportunity – I was definitely interested in exploring new restaurants in the city I grew up and lived in. After picking…

Tasting Plates – Kitsilano West

Following Vancouver Foodster’s adventure in Downtown South, September’s Tasting Plates explores Kitsilano West. The restaurants featured are Essentia Cafe, Bon Macaron, The Juicery Co, Tera V Burger, and Darby’s Public House and Liquor Store. My first stop after picking up my Tasting Plates card, was Darby’s Public House, a local and independent establishment that has been…

Tasting Plates YVR Recap – Downtown South

This outing of Tasting Plates took us to the Davie St and Yaletown neighbourhoods. The participating restaurants ranged from casual to upscale, from Italian to Mexican. Our first stop was at C Prime Modern Italian Steak House in the Century Plaza Hotel. Our offering included a certified Angus steak and a twice baked potato. It…