Tasting Plates 7th Anniversary in Vancouver [RECAP]

It's hard for any food-related business to reach its 7th year of operation but here we are in 2019 and Richard Wolak, AKA Vancouver Foodster, a Vancouver media personality, has taken Tasting Plates YVR to its 7th birthday. »

Kanpai Japanese Bistro – "Cheers" in Vancouver [OVERVIEW]

In a sushi-loving city like Vancouver, it's hard to stand out as a Japanese restaurant. There are hundreds of sushi eateries in Metro Vancouver so when I heard that Kanpai Japanese Bistro was opening for the sake crowd, I was a little more excited than usual. »

Eggspectation – Everyday Brunch in Richmond [OVERVIEW]

For a city like Richmond, brunch options are certainly not as prevalent as they are in Vancouver proper. For that reason, it makes sense that Eggspectation has chosen the Accent Inn as its first home in Western Canada. With roots in Montreal and a brunch menu available every day... »

Buns + Boba – Craft Buns and Bubble Tea in Vancouver [OVERVIEW]

With bubble tea popularity reaching an all-time high in Vancouver, it was quite refreshing to see something other than an international chain expansion open in Vancouver. Buns + Boba, a local operation that sources all bubble tea ingredients from within Canada, is making a name for itself... »

Dine Out Vancouver 2019 on Granville Island [PREVIEW]

Dine Out Vancouver, the biggest dining festival in Vancouver, BC, is fully underway, so for me, a preview had me touring 3 restaurants on my favourite tourist destination in the 604: Granville Island. After visits to Dockside Restaurant, The Sandbar, and The Vancouver Fish Company... »

The Dolar Shop – Premium Hot Pot in Richmond [REVIEW]

The Dolar Shop was a big opening for Lansdowne Centre in 2018 and with it came an introduction to a whole new tier of hot pot. Metro Vancouver certainly has its share of individual and group-style hot pot, but to my knowledge, none of them offer the supreme quality of service... »

The Victor - Parq Vancouver Birthday Visit [REVIEW]

When it comes to choosing a restaurant for a birthday, I'm in the camp that appreciates a fancier restaurant for this joyous occasion. For my girlfriend's birthday, we opted for The Victor, a steakhouse in the same complex as the Parq Vancouver casino. »