Archive for the category "food"

EAT Vancouver 2012: Prize Pack Giveaway

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 — 3:28pm PDT
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Imagine an entire stadium filled with chefs, restaurants, vendors, and foodies. Throw in Food Network stars, demonstations, seminars, and cooking competitions and you have EAT Vancouver. Happening June 1-3, 2012 the 10th annual EAT Vancouver cooking festival will take over BC Place. Here are just a few of the highlights: Celebrity Stage Featuring: Bob Blumer […]

You Gotta Eat Here at the American Cheesesteak Co.

Thursday, May 10th, 2012 — 10:44am PDT
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Recently, I was invited down to check out Anthony Sedlak’s newest restaurant, The American Cheesesteak Co. (“ACC”) on Davie Street during the filming of Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here with John Catucci. Despite the title, it’s not a chain restaurant. Instead it’s a uniquely Vancouver spin on a Philadelphia tradition thanks in huge part […]

Ashiana Restaurant Surrey

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 — 10:14am PDT
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The other day I received a reader email about Ashiana Restaurant in Surrey telling me that it’s a must-try and that is has some of the best Indian food in the region. With a claim like that, I had to see for myself so I went out to Ashiana on 80th and Scott Road to […]

Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards 2012

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 — 8:34am PDT
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The 23rd annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards were held yesterday at the Sheraton Wall Centre. There were recognitions like the Lifetime Achievement Award (Kirin Restaurant Group), the Mentorship Award (Julian Bond of the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts), Best Front of House Service, and the Green Award (Trafalgars) along with the staples. Here are just […]

Vancouver Street Food Carts 2012

Monday, April 9th, 2012 — 8:49am PDT
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Last year the City of Vancouver approved and expanded street food selection that went beyond hot dogs and chestnuts to fish tacos, brisket, and fresh juice smoothies. As of May 1, 2012, twelve new vendors can now roll out becoming part of the fleet of 103 street food carts around downtown. Food selections from Ukraine, […]