Ford #FarmToCar - Sustainability Feast at UBC Farm [OVERVIEW]

When I think about farms, I usually think how essential they are to all sorts of industries. Wine, food, and grocers all benefit from the hard work of farmers. It was at the Ford Sustainability Feast where I learned Ford has been dipping into the agricultural sector for decades to »

Gyo Para - New Ramen on Broadway - Vancouver [REVIEW]

If Japanese ramen needs any introduction, it's simply one of Vancouver's favourite meals. Enjoyed in groups or solo, ramen doesn't discriminate. Back in 1993, it was first opened as Gyoza Paradise downtown. Today, it's been relaunched as Gyo Para on Broadway next to the Arbutus Corridor. Do the noodles hold »

Yuzu Shokutei - New Japanese Ramen on Denman Street - Vancouver [REVIEW]

Ramen never goes out of style in Vancouver. Within the city's most famous neighbourhood for Japanese ramen, the West End, Yuzu Shokutei has recently opened shop. With the same interior as last year's short-lived Touhenboku Ramen (a chain from Toronto, ON), does Yuzu Shokutei differentiate itself enough from nearby Japanese »

Tasting Plates - Stadium District - Vancouver [OVERVIEW]

Just because you're on the edge of downtown still means you're close to something good. Known as the Stadium District, this area of Vancouver sits outside the main downtown area but near Rogers Arena and BC Place. As part of Vancouver Foodster's Tasting Plates, I experienced a taste of 5 »

Walk Strathcona Summer Series [OVERVIEW]

Among the various neighbourhoods in Vancouver, there isn't one with quite the mix in business that Strathcona has. With its activity in wall murals, diversity in the populace, and a number of developments both industrial and retail, this area of Vancouver has big plans for the next 4 years. I »

Temper Pastry and Chocolate - West Vancouver [REVIEW]

I love me a good dessert after hiking. After a pleasant plod through some trails at Lighthouse Park, I knew we would pass by Temper on the way back into Vancouver. Great planning, right? There isn't too much hype in the Dundarave neighbourhood these days, but I thought I'd poke »

My Frosty - Korean Bingsoo in East Vancouver [REVIEW]

Korean-style iced dessert has arrived in East Vancouver. Known traditionally as "patbingsoo" (팥빙수), blocks of frozen icy milk are shaved into a bowl and then topped with dessert toppings. Snowy Village is currently the largest local chain with locations in Richmond, downtown Vancouver, and Coquitlam, but the newest »

Dalina - Grocery, Kitchen, and Coffee - Vancouver [REVIEW]

New concept eateries always get me excited. In the case of Dalina, which opened last December, I was intrigued by the grocery, kitchen and coffee concept which sounded like an interesting central eatery idea. I like to think of it like Be Fresh Local Market or Whole Foods without the »

Deighton Cup 2017 - The 9th Year [EVENT]

Dust off your fascinators because the Deighton Cup is returning for its 9th go this Saturday, July 22nd, 2017. The Deighton Cup For the uninitiated, the Deighton Cup is a old-fashioned day at the races, featuring horses, champagne, and lunch. Imagine a grizzled gentlemen shaking his ticket from the grandstand »

Canada Screams for Ice Cream - Sobeys [GIVEAWAY]

Canada Day has come and gone, and for some companies, that signalled celebrations across the true North strong and free. As a proud Canadian company, Sobeys, parent company of Safeway, hosted Canada Screams for Ice Cream at stores across Western Canada in support of local youth-focused charities. On Saturday, June »

Parallel 49 Street Kitchen - Brunch and Brews [Review]

If there are two things Vancouverites love on the weekend, it's brunch and brews. There's a certain joy when it comes to mixing fresh beer with the joy of runny yolks and sweet syrups. In East Vancouver, Parallel 49 Brewing Company has added food to their menu and converted their »