Food Cart Fest Vancouver

One of my running days with Fannypack is on Sundays.  It just so happens that every Sunday, there’s a Food Cart Fest Vancouver held at the Olympic Village.  So naturally we made plans to go after our weekly Sunday morning run. It costs $2 to enter unless you’re a certain demographic (Vancity member or food […]

Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival Luncheon

To promote the upcoming 7th annual Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival happening this Saturday August 16 at Whistler Blackcomb, the Dairy Farmers of Canada has invited some media to a special cheesy luncheon held at Forage. The Cheese Rolling Festival is an annual family event that features costume contests, cheese tastings, and of the main spectacle […]

Poncho’s Mexican Restaurant

Update: This restaurant has closed. To wrap up our coverage of this year’s Tastes of Latin America festival, we bring you a long overdue review of Poncho’s Mexican Restaurant.  Poncho’s is Vancouver’s second-longest running Mexican restaurant, and they are the longest-running if you base it on never having moved locations.  They’ve been at the West […]

Salteñas Cafe and Pastries

The “Tastes of Latin America” festival in Vancouver has started!  This event will take place from June 28th to July 6th, and is part of the Carnaval del Sol that’s going to take place in downtown Granville Street on July 5-6th this year. A few Vancouver restaurants are offering specially priced menus during this event, […]

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival 2014

3 days.  15 hours.  Hundreds of booths, stages, and events.  This was our experience at EAT! Vancouver 2014: If you haven’t been to EAT! Vancouver—you should go!—it is the ultimate consumer food show.  Wander the aisles with your fellow foodies grazing on samples, stuffing your bags with bargain priced fine foods, and schmoozing with celebrity […]

Surrey Fusion Fest

Anyone else went to the Surrey Fusion Fest over the summer?  It was held over the weekend of July 16-17 and it’s basically a mini world cuisine/cultural event that included many food stalls and cultural presentations such as Korean drumming, belly-dancing, etc.  The big-ticket event was the 9pm show Sunday night featuring Jay Sean.  Bedouin […]

Greek Food Festival 2008…and Loukoumades…

This is the second time we’ve been to the Greek Food Festival at the Hellenic Community of Vancouver.  This is something they hold every year around mid-October.  This year marks the 31st anniversary and it’s held from Oct 17-19. There’s really not much to see inside, we’re here for the food obviously.  The east side […]