Where To Take Your Dad This Father’s Day

Events For You And Dad For Father’s Day It seems people tend to plan a little further ahead for Mom, but good old Dad doesn’t seem to mind more last minute plans. I’m still getting emails on events that aren’t yet sold out, so here’s a few for you should you not have decided on…

Mother’s Day To Do’s In Vancouver

Where to Treat Your Mom on Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is the busiest day for restaurants in the year, so make sure you get organized and book a table soon. AND! Happy Mother’s Day to my mother, Suzanne and my mother-in-law Bev, if you two were in town I promise we’d take you out! The…

Golden Dumpling Cook Off and Derby August 12!

Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie and Here There present Vancouver’s Golden Dumpling Cook Off! The Cookoff returns August 9th! Refreshments are by Red Truck Brewery, restaurants will plate fresh takes on the filling-and-wrapper format. An expert panel of judges will taste their way through entries from 17 restaurants battling to fill, wrap, steam and fry their way…

Craft Beer at Wildebeest

On Tuesday, June 3rd join Wildebeest in celebrating Vancouver Craft Beer Week with a six-course French-Canadian menu complete with accompanying paired pours from Quebec’s Le Trou du Diable, Dieu du Ciel, and Les Trois Mousquetaires microbrasseries. Brewmaster Isaac Tremblay of Le Trou du Diable will also be in attendance, giving guests the opportunity to indulge…

Wildebeest and Craft Beer from Four Winds

Craft beer and excellent food! Come celebrate pre-release of some great new beers from Four Winds Brewing with a delicious five-course dinner created by the talented kitchen team at Wildebeest. March 26, 2014 eat@wildebeest.ca Crispy Pig Neck & Rinds, Elderflower Mayonnaise, Pine Salt Four Winds Juxtapose IPA Rabbit Rillettes, Orange Blossom & Wood Sorrel, Country Bread…

Meditations on a Tamworth Pig with Kurtis Kolt Wildebeest and Waldorf Wine

On Wednesday, March 12th at 7:00pm, Kurtis Kolt, Waldorf Wine Group and Gastown’s Wildebeest present a tour of Old World, terroir-driven wines. The Wildebeest kitchen team look forward to presenting the unique, heritage breed Tamworth pig by way of their adventurous nose-to-tail, contemporary country cooking. $99 per person, including tax and gratuity. Reservations eat@wildebeest.ca “Meditations…

Where to Ring in 2014 – Vancouver

Now that we’ve almost got Christmas out of the way, it is time to think about New Year’s Eve plans.  While I have spent the last few years at home (don’t worry not ALONE) there’s a few spots that are VERY tempting and I may just hit the town this year (WATCH OUT).  Here’s a…

Wildebeest Hosts Cocktail-Paired Dinner

Now this is sounds delish! GLV Wildebeest partners with The Social Concierge and Absolut Elyx to present exclusive candlelit single-origin dinner On Monday, December 9th, 2013 at 6:00pm, in partnership with The Social Concierge and Absolut Elyx, Gastown’s Wildebeest presents ‘Candlelight Club’, a single origin dinner showcasing the winter bounty of Salt Spring Island. Experience…

Savour Magazine – Wildebeest

Head over to Savour Magazine to read my article on Wildebeest. Vancouver has bought fully into the concept of nose to tail eating and Wildebeest’s timing couldn’t be better.  This east side restaurant’s menu is heavy on the meat side of the equation and is serving up tasty bits of animal along with excellent cocktails and fantastic…

David Gunawan – Wildebeest – Gold Medal Plates

#goldmedalplates Chefs from across British Columbia will meet in Vancouver Friday November 16, 2012 at the Vancouver Gold Medal Plates Canadian Culinary Championships.  The winner will move on to compete at the National Championships (Kelowna February 8/9, 2013) I sent them some questions prior to the challenge. Here are the answers from David Gunawan of Wildebeest. Where did…