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This Summer, Everything Will Be Different

The spirit of summer is in the air – I’ll go right out and say it. The hustle and bustle isn’t just within the Granville Island Public Market, but spans from Bridges Restaurant, past Edible Canada, to the eastern shores at the Granville Island Hotel. Whether you’re joining us for our Granville Island Market Tour […]

Sharing the Spotlight at Granville Island

Hello, Vancouver! This week, Vancouver Foodie Tours was proud to plant the VFT flag on Granville Island. We recently joined forces with Edible Canada to design and deliver a brand new tour of the iconic Granville Island Public Market. As the second-most visited destination in Canada, Granville Island is filled with history, culture and, of […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

A few years back, longer than I’d like to admit ago, I had the opportunity to dine at Iron Chef Morimoto’s restaurant in New York. I count the night as one of the most memorable dining experiences that I’ve ever had. Yet, as unforgettable as tofu cheesecake can be, the evening is ultimately etched in […]

What is peanut butter without jelly?

I wanted to start off by saying a big thank you to our Vancouver food blog readers, tour guests, and foodie community for making this week such an exciting one for Vancouver Foodie Tours. Not only did we receive our 200th TripAdvisor review, but we became the highest-ranking food tour in Vancouver. It is such […]

Our Holiday Pick

Does it not seem that December always finds a way to creep up on us? The slow November days of gray skies and poppy-marked pea coats quickly turn into the fervid hustle and bustle of the holiday season. And suddenly, with presents to buy, dinners to plan, and errands to run, we’re bombarded with the […]

VFT Presents: One Day Only – Edition #1

This week, we continue our foodie travel series, with one very special feature destination: Vancouver. If you haven’t noticed from our blog already, it’s no secret that there are countless foodie things to do in Vancouver. In our blog, we’ve taken to featuring one restaurant per week; however, with thousands of restaurants in the city, […]


Vancouver, BC – November 29, 2013 Tasting tours are just the ticket to titillate tourists and locals. That’s the message the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) shares as it inducts Vancouver Foodie Tours into its Canadian Signature Experience (CSE) program. The tourism arm of the federal government announced yesterday that the Vancouver-based gastronomic guides earned its […]

Fun things to do in Vancouver: Mocha Matchup

When it comes to certain “M” foods – mochas, macarons, and matcha desserts – I’m proud to say that I know my stuff. Though all of these items hold special places in my heart and stomach, the chilly weather of Vancouver approacheth; to combat the rainy season, we profile the Top Three Mochas in Vancouver […]

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, […]

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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