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 […]

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 […]

Taste of Yaletown 2017

Taste of Yaletown 2017

    October is soon upon us and with that comes one of the most anticipated restaurant event of the year…you can call it Dine Out Vancouver of the Fall…and that’s Taste of Yaletown! As with Dine Out Vancouver, there will be 3 different price points ($25, $35 and $45) available for you to choose […]

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival 2017

This year was my first time attending the Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival.  It was held at the Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club in Coquitlam and featured 30+ breweries and 8-10 restaurants from around the city.  Upon entry you receive a taster glass and a plate and then you can start going around the 2 […]

La Terrazza

Dine Out Vancouver 2017: La Terrazza

La Terrazza had been on my list of restaurant to try for a few years now and I’ve never gotten around to it until now!  This was our second $40 Dine Out pick and last of AngryRussian and my four dine outs…I have one more to go with my parents…yes I went crazy this year. La […]

Royal Dinette Wagyu Beef Tartare

Dine Out Vancouver 2017: Royal Dinette

Royal Dinette was one of our two $40 picks this dine out season.  In 2016 they were voted “Best New Restaurant” in Vancouver Magazine and also “Best New Restaurant in Canada” in enRoute Magazine, so that sounds promising right?! I really liked the ambiance of Royal Dinette…they had a really warm glow and a very […]

L'Abattoir Avocado Gimlet

Dine Out Vancouver 2017: L’Abattoir

I have been to L’Abattoir about 5 or 6 times now and each time I have been extremely impressed.  I rave about them all the time!  So when I told CDizzle that L’Abattoir’s Dine Out menu was out, she promptly made reservations and a dinner date was set. I always start my night at L’Abattoir with […]

My 2017 DOVF Picks image

My Dine Out Vancouver Fest 2017 Picks

Folks it’s that time of year again!  Dine Out Vancouver 2017 will take place from January 20 to February 5 this year and the complete list of restaurants can be found on the Dine Out Vancouver site.  As usual there’s three tiers of pricing and this year they’re $20, $30 and $40. After scouring the […]