Vancouver Chef Andrea Carlson Set to Release Cookbook in the Fall

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Six years ago, Burdock & Co opened its doors, showcasing chef Andrea Carlson’s unique and attentive approach to local, seasonal ingredients.

A soon-to-be released cookbook has allowed Carlson to reflect on the evolution of her cooking, as well as the impact her restaurant has had so far on this city’s dining and eating landscape.

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Vancouver Chef Andrea Carlson Set to Release Cookbook in the Fall

Dine Out Vancouver Festival: Vancouver World Chef Exchange Highlights Video

Dusseldorf. San Diego. Montreal. London. Sydney.
The top culinary talents from Vancouver and around the globe come together every year for the Vancouver World Chef Exchange. Our thriving culinary scene is part of what makes Vancouver a vibrant, stand-out destination. Watch to see the collaboration between international chefs and our local talent unfold at #VWCEx:

5 reasons to discover the Richmond Night Market (opening May 10!)

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There’s no other way of saying it, the Richmond Night Market is epic.

First founded in 2000 by entrepreneur Raymond Cheung, the Richmond Night Market has grown from modest beginnings since its first location at the Continental Centre on Cambie Road.

Now, the Richmond Night Market is the largest Night Market in North America and has become an international attraction, attracting over 1 million visitors each year.

The opening date of this hotly anticipated annual event is fast approaching and we can’t help but get excited for an upcoming summer of food, shopping, and entertainment! In anticipation of the event, let’s take a look at some of the top 5 things to discover once the Richmond Night Market opens for the 2019 season!

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5 reasons to discover the Richmond Night Market (opening May 10!)

Vancouver’s Caffè La Tana: A Culinary Homage to Old World Italy

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While its next door sister restaurant, Pepino’s Spaghetti House, is boisterously serving up Italian American plates, newcomer Caffè La Tana offers a completely different, albeit equally delicious experience.

Once you walk into Caffè La Tana, you’ll find yourself in a charming Italian-styled space that harkens back to a time of home cooking with fresh, high quality ingredients.

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Vancouver’s Caffè La Tana: A Culinary Homage to Old World Italy

Celebrate Everything with Afternoon Tea in Vancouver

Afternoon tea is a fabulous way to get together with friends and celebrate special occasions Photo Credit: Secret Garden Tea

It’s ‘celebrate everything’ season. Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays — and let’s not forget the bridal showers, stags and stagettes, and baby showers that are likely filling up your calendar. Celebrate your special occasions over afternoon or high tea (and maybe a glass of bubbly) at one of Vancouver’s unique tea houses! Tea cakes, anyone?

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Celebrate Everything with Afternoon Tea in Vancouver

The Sandbar in Vancouver Opens Oyster Bar for End of Week Shucking

Popular for its waterfront location, the Sandbar is equally known for its celebration of fresh, local, and sustainable seafood.

The restaurant has recently launched a new bivalve option that’s sure to complement their existing sushi bar and happy hour options.

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The Sandbar in Vancouver Opens Oyster Bar for End of Week Shucking

Cheers to Beers! 5 Ways to Celebrate National Beer Day in Vancouver on Sunday, April 7th

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Celebrate National Beer Day this Sunday, April 7th!

There are a lot of national “food days” that are celebrated in Canada and around the world (did you know that today is National Chiffon Cake Day? And tomorrow is National Hot Chicken Day??)

One of the most recognized days is fast approaching on April 7th when Canada and the United States celebrate National Beer Day! It’s the perfect excuse to grab a pint with your friends or family and cheers to the delicious golden liquid that pairs so well with the upcoming spring season.

If you’re looking to raise a glass to the amazing ale, here are five things you can do to celebrate National Beer Day this Sunday, April 7th. Don’t worry; if you miss it this time, you also have International Beer Day (August 2nd)!

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Cheers to Beers! 5 Ways to Celebrate National Beer Day in Vancouver on Sunday, April 7th