When You’re Not in the Mood for Rice – My Review of Richmond Tasting Plates

  As a person who works and plays in downtown Vancouver, but lives in Richmond I have to admit to seldom eating in my back yard. Although Richmond is known as one of the world’ best destination to eat authentic Chinese food, that doesn’t really excite me as I’ve eaten …


Veg Fest Vancouver – day of food vendors, games and more

Location: Two blocks on Granville Street between Georgia & Smithe If you’re driving, you can park for just $6 under Pacific Centre Mall. What can you expect at this event: vegan food vendors, music, games, prizes, animal protection organizations, local businesses, and …much more …


Richmond Maritime Festival returns Aug 8-10

Quirky cast of characters make BC’s maritime heritage fun Enchanting mermaids, marauding pirates, a storytelling wharf rat and creatures from the deep will bring the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site alive with free entertainment, exploration and discovery for the Richmond Maritime …


The Golden Dumpling Cook Off

August 10, 2014: 12pm to 5pm Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie: 100 Block Keefer St, Vancouver, B.c. Price: $30 includes taste of every single dumpling in the cook off from 20 restaurants: Wildebeest The Union CInara Guu Damso Homer St. Cafe Bambudda Bestie Winner Winner Maenam Vij’s Ask for Luigi …


Introducing Rundown at Sundown with Vancouver Firefighters at Hastings Racecourse

The Vancouver Firefighters’ Charitable Society (VFCS ) is proud to announce the first annual Firefighters’ RunDown @ SunDown at Hastings Racecourse on Friday, August.8th. The purpose of the event is to focus on building community and teamwork while raising funds for a number of local …


New Happy Hour Laws in British Columbia

I laugh whenever I hear people say that happy hour is finally here.  Really?  Actually like downloading movies which is considered illegal, happy hours have always been around.  But with the “official” new liquor laws, here’s are the restrictions: the lowest price bars can charge …


It’s the little things that count and add up to a delicious experience at the Lobby Restaurant

From the careful selection of Espelette pepper in the corn salsa to the delightful miniature dollops of meringue in the palate cleanser, Chef Joel Green, the Executive Chef at the Lobby Restaurant at the Pinnacle Hotel in North Vancouver, creates a magical symmetry of ingredients which adds up to …