Recap: Tasting Plates Burnaby Heights

June 7, 2017 // 0 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 // 1 Comment

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 // 2 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 // 3 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 // 3 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 [...]

Tasting Plates Vancouver – West End

September 10, 2014 // 6 Comments

This was my 2nd Tasting Plates event by Vancouver Foodster, accompanied by 3 friends. Although we started a little late, the first stop for picking up tickets was a little [...]

Tasting Plates Vancouver: Lonsdale

July 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

I had a super fun evening attending Tasting Plates Vancouver in Lonsdale, North Vancouver, organized by Vancouver Foodster. It was a very successful sold out event. The [...]