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Vancouver’s Best Patios for Afternoon Fare

Hello Foodies! It’s Week Two of our exciting partnership with Expedia Canada! We’re bringing you from morning-to-night in Vancouver, giving you the inside scoop on the way locals dine. If you missed it, you can catch up on our previous post on the Hidden Gems in Vancouver’s Brunch Scene. Keep your eyes peeled as the […]

BRUNCH: Hidden Gems in Vancouver

Hello Foodies! For the next three weeks, Vancouver Foodie Tours is partnering with Expedia Canada to bring you from morning-to-night in Vancouver, giving you the inside scoop on the way a local might dine. Keep your eyes peeled as the highlights from our Vancouver food blog appear on Expedia Canada’s Travel Blog – it’s a […]

Stops Along the Seawall: Tap & Barrel

It’s week 2 of our 4-part series: Stops Along the Seawall! We’ve been grabbing our bikes and bumbling along Vancouver’s famous 22K of waterfront, taking in the sights and scoping out the best places to eat along the way! Last week, we kicked off the series with a visit to Beta 5 for one of […]

Sake: Cold or Hot, Sip or Shot?

I’ve actually tasted the sake from Artisan Sake Maker before. On more than one occasion, in more than one Japanese izakaya bar. I even knew it came from Granville Island and, yah, I thought that was cool. But, their bottles of Osake sit unsuspectingly amongst many sakes behind the bar, so it’s hard to say […]

Cheers! It’s Craft Beer Month in Vancouver!

33 Acres Brewing Company 15 W 8th Avenue Vancouver, BC Monday – Thursday: 12-9PM Friday – Saturday: 11-11PM Sunday: 12-5PM I feel obligated to tell you that today’s blog post doesn’t contain food. However, today marks the middle-point of Craft Beer Month in Vancouver, so I took advantage of the occasion to feature a local, […]

Eat Happy: Italian Kitchen

Italian Kitchen 1037 Alberni Street Sunday – Thursday, 11:30am – 1:00am Friday – Saturday, 11:30am – 2:00pm Choosing a restaurant can be a stressful endeavor; in a competitive food city like Vancouver where restaurants aim to define and attract niche markets, it can be a delicate dance to find a spot that will please your […]

A View from The Roof – Vancouver’s Largest Rooftop Dining Experience

The Roof at Black+Blue 3rd Floor, 1032 Alberni  Street Open seven days a week: 11:30 am to 10:00 pm Serving brunch Saturday and Sunday: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm Knock on wood, patio season here! If you’re like me and enjoy drinks and appies in the sun, you’ve probably heard of the newest, hippest rooftop in town, […]

The Art of Serving and Drinking Sake

Sake is an alcoholic beverage that originates from Japan. It is made from fermented rice, which is why in some countries this beverage is referred to as rice wine. Undiluted sake contains between 15 percent to 20 percent alcohol, and while it’s unclear when the first time sake was made, there is documented evidence of […]

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