Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival 2018

Coquitlam Craft Beer Fest GIVEAWAY!!

Hi all!  I’m very happy to host my first ever Instagram giveaway! Up for grabs is a pair of matinee tickets to the Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival on March 9th!  Matinee is from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. I’ve reviewed the event previously which you can see here (2017 event) and here (2018 event)! All you have […]

uPint by GrowlerWerks

uPint by GrowlerWerks

Recently Wendy was given the opportunity to receive, and review, a new beer-related product, and who better to lend a hand than myself, the beer-loving AngryRussian! The exciting new invention was the uPint insulated steel pint cup by GrowlerWerks ($32CAD). GrowlerWerks is a Portland company that created the uKeg, a portable stainless steel growler that […]

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival 2018

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival Winter 2018

Hi AngryRussian here!  On the afternoon of Saturday November 3rd, 2 friends and I, Noles and Junk, went up to the Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club for the bi-annual Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival.  It’s a great no-token beer fest with around 40 beer/cider/food stalls. It was my 3rd time at the event and I’ve noticed […]

Forage - Grilled Humboldt Squid

Dine Out Vancouver 2018: Forage

For my last Dine Out of the year we picked a $30 menu and decided on Forage.  This is not my first Forage rodeo but it was my first dine out with them. First a note about the service though- As it was dine out, we were restricted to a 1.5 hour dining period…this was […]

Notch8 - Garden under the Sea

Dine Out Vancouver 2018: Notch8 Restaurant

I’ve actually never heard of Notch8 Restaurant before and the first time was when I was picking out a Dine Out Vancouver menu this year.  The way they named their dishes was very endearing to me, plus they had grilled octopus on the menu!  So Notch8 became my second Dine Out Vancouver restaurant and C-Dizzle […]

Dine Out Vancouver 2018: Wildebeest

So 2018 is upon us and that means another round of Dine Out Vancouver! This year the festival runs from January 19 to February 4, 2018.  In case this is your first time hearing of this festival, basically a selection of restaurants in Vancouver will offer set menus (appetizer, entree and dessert) for $20, $30 […]

EAT! Harvest - Duck Liver Pate

EAT! Harvest 2017

In past years, the EAT! Vancouver festival had ended with one big hoopla at BC Place with food, beverage and cooking exhibits all at one place, at one time.  I attended one in 2014.  In the last two years, the festival had been split into 4 series of events- EAT! Dinner series, a collaborative dinner […]

Fresh Prep Vancouver

Homecooking Simplified with Fresh Prep

Not too long ago, I was contacted by the meal prep company Fresh Prep to see if I was interested in trying out their services.  Fresh Prep is a local company that provides a meal ingredients delivery service where each delivery comes with all the ingredients along with the recipe you choose to make a […]