Events

Recap: Tasting Plates Stadium District

July 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Stadium District around BC Place and Rogers Arena, is known as the sports-and-entertaining quarter of Downtown Vancouver. The area has been booming with residential and [...]

Recap: Best on the Block BBQ Rib Cook-off

July 11, 2017 // 1 Comment

The Chefs at CAVU Kitchen Bar (@Hilton Vancouver Airport), Harold’s Bistro (@Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel) and American Grille (@Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel), [...]

Wine Tasting Road Trip in the Okanagan

July 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

This was my first ever wine tasting road trip!  I have done a little bit of wine tasting in the past in Napa Valley and in the Okanagan, but never a trip like this one, [...]

Recap: Tasting Plates Riley Park

July 1, 2017 // 1 Comment

I moved into my very first own place, a one-bed basement suite,  after I graduated from UBC was on 29th Avenue and Main. So when I was invited by Vancouver [...]

Recap: Tasting Plates Burnaby Heights

June 7, 2017 // 2 Comments

I have just realised “Burnaby Heights” and “Vancouver Heights” both refer to the same area, although Vancouver Heights is the more common term. [...]

Recap: Best Caesar Challenge

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Yay, I’m a judge again! This is the third challenge by Vancouver Foodster for which I’m a media judge. This time I’m the lucky one who gets to taste 8 [...]

Recap: Tasting Plates North Vancouver

May 6, 2017 // 3 Comments

This is my 2nd time attending Tasting Plates North Vancouver. Vancouver Foodster’s Tasting Plates Series has helped many explore the local foodie culture and restaurant [...]

Recap: Tasting Plates 5th Anniversary

March 16, 2017 // 4 Comments

Richard Wolak, well known as Vancouver Foodster recently welcomed his 5th Anniversary for his Tasting Plates series. And what an accomplishment for him built on offering [...]

A Japanese Culinary Event on Rice and Sake

February 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

I was invited to a media event by Japan Rice Export Association at Blue Water Cafe. The event featured vendors showcasing their Japanese grown rice, sake and rice products, a [...]

Royal Dinette – Dine Out Vancouver 2017

January 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

I was out for a fun Friday night.  It began with meeting J and JT for drinks in Downtown. I picked Royal Dinette for happy hour and cocktails, as I was looking for [...]

Tasting Plates Yaletown

October 31, 2016 // 5 Comments

The latest Tasting Plates adventure by Vanfoodster took place in Yaletown. Despite the wet evening, it turned out to be one of my most favourite Tasting Plates events. I was [...]

Tasting Plates West End by Vanfoodster

September 5, 2016 // 4 Comments

The West End I was invited to another Vanfoodster‘s Tasting Plates event, and this time the tasty adventure took place in Vancouver’s West End. This neighbour [...]

Kuma Izakaya – Media Tasting

August 17, 2016 // 3 Comments

Kuma Izakaya is not your typical Japanese izakaya restaurant in Vancouver. The Chef/Owner Kim Hyun Woo, a South Korea-born and classically trained, has an impressive resume [...]

Kamei Royale Opening Party in Coal Harbour

June 27, 2016 // 4 Comments

Kamei Royale, one of the oldest Japanese restaurants in Vancouver opened in 1972, has been relocated to 1066 West Hastings in Coal Harbour. I was honoured to be invited to [...]

A Special Visit to Commodity Juicery

February 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

I have never been a big fruit juice drinker. A friend once opened my fridge and sounded little shocked, ‘you don’t have any juice?’ But do we really benefit [...]

Media Preview Event at Fondway Cafe

November 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Fondway Cafe, only steps away from Metrotown skytrain station, is a chic Asian inspired coffee and tea bar in the heart of a community of brand new high-rises. The interior [...]

Cantonese Cuisine in Guangzhou

May 21, 2015 // 1 Comment

炳勝品味 Bing Sheng Restaurant ZhuJiangXinCheng XianCun Road 2, ShouFu Mansion 1-4 Floor, Guangzhou, China Bing Sheng is supposed to be representing the Fine Dining [...]
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