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VanWineFest: Italy and California go out for dinner

The Vancouver International Wine Festival was full of fantastic wine pairing dinners, one of which included CinCin and the Wagner Family of Wines.

Vancouver restaurant review: Seb’s Breakfast

Recently, I stopped by the iconic East Van eatery for breakfast where I was served a plateful of culinary sins.

Taquitos, macarons, miso chowder and more at Tasting Plates Vancouver

Vancouver Foodster highlighted eight restaurants of different ethnic cuisines during his Tasting Plates Vancouver event last week.

Quebecers beware, these aren't your classic poutines

Vancouver Foodster launched yet another culinary competition, and this time the focus is, our "national food", the poutine. I tasted 3 out of 21, see what I thought of them...

The General Public revamps Main Street sushi scene

The General Public brings quirky decor, a “psychedelic sushi bar” motif and pop culture icons to corner of 17th and Main, with unconventional dishes to boot.

A new venue but the same fantastic party at Big Night 2013

With some of the biggest chefs in Vancouver serving dishes created especially for this event it is continuously a unique and mouth-watering experience.

Learning first hand from the pros during the Celebrity Chef Cooking Classes

If you love food, wine and the opportunity to get your hands in the action, then you'll love the Arts Club's cooking series acting as sous chef for some of Vancouver's renowned chefs.

Spring rolls, steamed buns and salmon flambé at Sen Bistro

Chef Ru-Lin Zhang recently opened his second restaurant, Sen Bistro, showcasing Northern Chinese dishes infused with a little personal flair.

Vancouver Urban Winery's Railtown Supper Party showcases wine on tap and delectable Italian-Asian cuisine

Among the events offered at the 2013 Dineout Vancouver events was the Railtown Supper Party at the Vancouver Urban Winery from January 21 - 23. This five-course and seven wine pairing long table...

Valentine's Day: seven most romantic Vancouver restaurants

The countdown to the most overhyped romantic day of the year begins. Book your Valentine's Day dinner now before it's too late.