Archive for the category "food"

Vancouver’s Chili Challenge

January 20th, 2011 @ 10:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the third year in a row, the Food Network has partnered up with local chef and program host Anthony Sedlak to present the ZANTAC® Chili Challenge. Over the last few months recipes have been submitted and today, the top three finalists will cook up their chilis for a panel of judges (including myself) at […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2011: Glowbal Group

January 20th, 2011 @ 9:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s Global Group operates Coast, Italian Kitchen, Society, Glowbal Grill- Afterglow, Trattoria, and Sanafir. All of which are participating restaurants in this year’s Dine Out Vancouver, presenting a menu unique to their own cuisines either at the $18, $28, or $38 price points. Last night I had the chance to sample the 3-course dine out […]

Taste the World 2011, Win Tickets

January 18th, 2011 @ 10:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Foodster presents Taste the World February 22nd, bringing a collection of local chefs and international cuisine to the heart of Granville Street. Six regions from around the world will be represented that night with tastes presented by six restaurants: Thailand with Charm Modern Thai New York with Fresh Local Wild India with Atithi Indian […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2011: Seasons in QE Park & The Teahouse at Stanley Park

January 17th, 2011 @ 9:27am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dine Out Vancouver 2011 kicks off in exactly one week offering prix-fixe, 3-course menus at over a hundred restaurants around Vancouver. For $18, $28, or $38 you can sip, sample, and savour selections at your favourite establishments, or explore something new. As a warm-up for the event, that only lasts until February 6th, I have […]

Secret Supper Soiree

January 15th, 2011 @ 4:35pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night I hopped on a Vancouver Trolley and I had no idea where I was going. As a guest of the Secret Supper Soirée, all I knew is that the trolley would take us to three locations (that were not restaurants) where we would enjoy four wine pairings and six dinner courses. As it […]

Favourite Vancouver Food Experiences of 2010

December 29th, 2010 @ 12:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was a big year in the Vancouver foodie scene with the introduction of street food vendors, Fair Trade Town status, and even the city’s first cupcake competition. In 2010 I was fortunate to dine at many of the region’s finest establishments, judge a cocktail competition or three, and recap experiences from across the province. […]