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 […]

Jigger's Fish & Chips

Jigger’s Fish & Chips – Ucluelet, BC

This is Part 5 and the last of our Vancouver Island Food Adventures this time around!  Check out the rest! Part 1: Wildside Grill – Tofino, BC Part 2: Chocolate Tofino – Tofino, BC Part 3: Ravenlady Oyster Forte – Ucluelet, BC Part 4: Wolf in the Fog – Tofino, BC   We had passed by […]

Wolf in the Fog - Spiced Octopus & Pork Jowl

Wolf in the Fog – Tofino, BC

Hi everyone!!  I’m back after a long holiday break and gonna get back into the groove of things! This is Part 4 of our Vancouver Island Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 1: Wildside Grill – Tofino, BC Part 2: Chocolate Tofino – Tofino, BC Part 3: Ravenlady Oyster Forte – Ucluelet, BC Part […]

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 […]

Ravenlady Oyster Forte

Ravenlady Oyster Forte – Ucluelet, BC

This is Part 3 of our Vancouver Island Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 1: Wildside Grill – Tofino, BC Part 2: Chocolate Tofino – Tofino, BC Part 4: Wolf in the Fog – Tofino, BC Part 5: Jigger’s Fish & Chips – Ucluelet, BC   After visiting Tofino in the daytime, we went […]

Chocolate Tofino – Tofino, BC

This is Part 2 of our Vancouver Island Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 1: Wildside Grill – Tofino, BC Part 3: Ravenlady Oyster Forte – Ucluelet, BC Part 4: Wolf in the Fog – Tofino, BC Part 5: Jigger’s Fish & Chips – Ucluelet, BC   On the same visit to Wildside Grill while […]

Wildside Grill - Cod Club Sandwich

Wildside Grill – Tofino, BC

This is Part 1 of our Vancouver Island Food Adventures!  Check out the rest! Part 2: Chocolate Tofino – Tofino, BC Part 3: Ravenlady Oyster Forte – Ucluelet, BC Part 4: Wolf in the Fog – Tofino, BC Part 5: Jigger’s Fish & Chips – Ucluelet, BC   Recently AngryRussian and I celebrated our first […]