The Union – A Strathcona Gem Launches New Menu

Stellar Southeast Asian Food at The Union Lately we haven’t been venturing much outside the neighbourhood to dine, and have been eating rather unadventurous dinners. Fortunately I got an invite to dine at The Union, and remembered how good some of my previous meals there, so packed full of flavour, so I was totally game….

WildTale Coastal Grill

I first visited WildTale this spring and have since recommended the restaurant many times. Super fresh seafood, a good selection of oysters and a bright coastal feel make for a great meal.  There’s a semi-private space for groups of up to eighteen, and a private wine room with 34 seats, and I am always being asked about…

Morroco West Restaurant

Morocco West Restaurant popped up earlier this year in the West End just off Robson on Jervis. The team behind the venture, Chef Nourdine Majdoubi and Kevin Lin are a worldly crew, having worked in restaurants and hotels throughout Europe and Asia, and, now settled in Vancouver, have chosen to bring guesst a Moroccan experience with West Coast…

Left Bank Menu Tasting

Left Bank Restaurant and Bar is now open at 751 Denman Street in the location that once housed Le Parisien and previously Cafe de Paris. The revamp was more than just a room spruce up,this time around and both the menu and the interior are very different. While there will still be some of the classic French dishes…

Cafe Il Nido Italian Restaurant

There are a few restaurant patios on Robson Street, but unless you are in the know you would probably miss that of Cafe Il Nido, tucked just off the main drag at 780 Thurlow Street, and that would be a shame. Opened in 1988 and still very relevant, this Italian gem serves up dishes based…

Palki’s Indian Restaurant – Commercial Drive

Commercial Drive has always been tasty area to dine, and Palki Restaurant is your go to for all things Indian.  Rather than focusing on one region, they’ve got a range of dishes from across India, including traditional curries, breads, tandoori preparations, and different types of chai tea. Chef Shiv Singh hails directly from India and he is…

EDIBLE CANADA AT THE MARKET OPENS

From a one-man operation to a team of 80 people. From  a laptop and a dream to a Canadian culinary destination. From a 400 square foot stall in the Public Market to a new purpose-built 3500 square foot green construction. From Vancouver to British Columbia to Canada. Last week the brand new Edible Canada at the…

Commune Cafe

Commune Cafe opened last summer and I hustled downtown to try their breakfast sandwiches and coffees, fully enjoying the selections.  Located on the corner of Seymour and Nelson, this is a convenient spot to pick up snacks or lunch to go the patio great for people watching and even heated for those colder Vancouver days. …

Old school meets new school at Le Gavroche.

Le Gavroche’s fall menu offers up both classic French dishes and fresh-thinking creative fare. As one of Vancouver’s longest-standing fine-dining restaurants, Le Gavroche has been charming guests for over 30 years by consistently serving up some of the city’s best French cuisine. And while the food at Le Gavroche has always been heavily steeped in…

KLAHOWYA TO THE FISH HOUSE THIS SUMMER

Much like the ubiquitous ‘ciao’ of Italian, ‘klahowya’ means ‘welcome,’ ‘how are you?’ or ‘good-bye’ in the Chinook Jargon* of the Pacific Northwest. This summer, The Fish House in Stanley Park will welcome its guests with a special three-course aboriginal-inspired Klahowya Menu in honour of the new Klahowya First Nations Village in Stanley Park. Priced…