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Downtown Happy Hours
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West End Happy Hours Vancouver

Restaurants listed under this West End Happy Hours page are restaurants that are within the area highlighted when you google “West End” on Google maps. If the restaurant you think should be included in West End Happy Hours isn’t listed below, chances are that it’s included …

Tasting Plates Vancouver 7th Anniversary
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Tasting Plates Vancouver 7th Anniversary Review

  My Review of Tasting Plates Vancouver 7th Anniversary I remember meeting Richard Wolak aka Vancouver Foodster, more than seven years ago at a tasting event and when I asked him who he was and he said he was a blogger and was on Twitter, I had no idea what a blogger or a twitter was. Bakers …

Tasting Plates West End
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My review of 2018 Tasting Plates West End

[To view the photo gallery on a smart phone, scroll to bottom of page and click on “View as Full Site”] Everyone I know, including me, that has been in Vancouver for more than 15 years has lived in the West End at some time. Only a few establishments remain from my time such as …

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Its Slurping Time Again – My 2018 Noodlemania Review

I came, I saw, I slurped it all 2018 Noodlemania Review Every time I attend Noodlemania I bring three things with me – an appetite, tupperware and most important of all,  elastic-waisted pants because I know that by the end of the Noodlemania event, I’ll be waddling home from the sheer …

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Tasting Plates Vancouver 5th Anniversary

Tartine Bread     Tasting Plates Vancouver 5th Anniversary Join us and celebrate our 5th Anniversary of Tasting Plates at Tasting Plates Vancouver 2017 and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in downtown Vancouver. This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10pm …

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Tasting Plates Westend Aug 24 – Early Bird Tix on Sale

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the West End neighborhood of downtown Vancouver. This evening Tasting Plate Westend extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster.. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to …

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Village Bistro Comforts Diners with its Comforting Canadian flavours – My Review

Sometimes when I attend opening parties, it can be such a whirl wind of endless cocktails and canapes that it can be hard to distinguish one item from another. However, if you pay attention and  take notes, there should be some menu items that are indicative of the Executive Chef’s culinary …

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Beam Me Up a Mimosa – My Review of West End Brunch Crawl

  Beam me up a mimosa Scottie, it’s gonna to be a fun day brunch crawling through the West End You know it’s gonna to be a fun brunch crawl when you start off at one of Vancouver’s oldest wine store where every day you can taste 12+ wines. The only problem (or was it) was …

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Vancouver Foodster launches our Tasting Plates Events for September

  Local foodies and tourists alike are invited to tantalize their taste buds at 2 of our Tasting Plates events in our September. Starts off with Tasting Plates Vancouver West End  with 8 restaurants on September 10.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is …

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Tasting Plates West End on September 10

Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the West End neighborhood of downtown Vancouver. This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a …

Spanish Tapas
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The Reinvention of Spanish tapas at Espana

  I’ve learnt that there is only one quiessential word you need to know when tapa hopping in the streets of Barcelona and that word is “Querer”  followed by vigorous finger-pointing at some plate of unknown deliciousness. All chased with vino tino.  Life doesn’t get better …

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Wine and Dine Menu for 2 + bottle of wine just $69 at Le Parisien

Food and wine, what could be better? … Ah yes, sharing it with family, friends, a romantic dinner “à la française”. Le Parisien is showcasing its new Wine & Dine promotion featuring a gluten free comfort French menu paired with a bottle of BC white or red wine. A roasted free range …

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Cabaret Cambodia – a fundraiser with bellydance performances and prizes

Cabaret Cambodia April 8, 7-11pm Heavens Door Lounge 1216 Bute Street, Vancouver . Online Tickets: http://ticketzone.com/abcsandricecabaretcambodia Physical tickets: Karyn RuDance 604-837-0330 . Come out and enjoy bellydance performances, $8 beer & burger combo special and $4.50 appetizers. …

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Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go to A Brunch Crawl – My Review of Vancouver Foodster’s Dine Out Vancouver West End Brunch Crawl

As someone who goes out a lot during the weekday nights, I hate to get up early during the weekend.  Except when there’s food involved as that’s when my Asian instincts kick in because food to us is comfort.  And what could be more comforting than pancakes, eggs and hash for breakfast …

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Say Bonjour to Petits Plats and Nasty Bits – New Fall Menu Items at Le Parisien

  At a quaint French Bistro nestled in the heart of the West End, the phrase Manger avec plaisir a’ noire avec measure – Eat with Pleasure Drink With Measure succinctly describes the attitude of Le Parisien owner, John Blakeley.  Since the very first day Le Parisien opened its doors …

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EAT, DRINK AND BE SUSTAINABLE

Photo Credit: Fabulously Innovative Marketing Eat drink and be Sustainable – The Raincity Grill combines a cornucopia of local, ethical, organic and oceanwise ingredients to create fresh innovative dishes of exquisite flavors which makes it no surprise that this cozy intimate restaurant with …