Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes to Enjoy in 2018

Vegan wild mushroom pizza at Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co.; Photo Credit: Tara Lee

With the New Year, many of us resolve to shift the way we eat. I, for example, am endeavouring to incorporate more plant-based cooking into my daily routine. Fortunately, unlike other resolutions, this one will be fairly easy to keep!

Vancouver has many exclusively vegetarian/vegan restaurants, such as The Acorn (3995 Main Street) and The Naam (2724 West 4th Avenue). In addition, numerous restaurants in the city are also working to shift their menus to include vegetarian and vegan options for diners. I recently tried dishes at two establishments that are well worth recommending for delicious plant-based eating in 2018.

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Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes to Enjoy in 2018

Kids In Vancouver: 5 Family-Friendly ‘Dine Out’ Destinations

Photo: Tourism Vancouver

As a family of five, dining out usually means an early dinner at one of our local go-to kid-friendly dinner spots. We rarely stray from our standbys, because we never know if a new restaurant will have a suitable setting and the necessary supplies to host under-12 guests.

Each year, when the Dine Out Vancouver Festival list of participating restaurants is released, I browse longingly through the lineup, wishing I could enjoy some of the delectable dishes that are featured. I had always assumed that the festival was focused on an adults-only audience – until this year, when I recognizedย some familiar family-friendly food destinations. Here are 5 places where families can comfortably enjoy the ‘Dine Out’ experience with kids in tow.

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Kids In Vancouver: 5 Family-Friendly ‘Dine Out’ Destinations

5 Child-Friendly Places to Grab a Bite in Vancouver

Photo: Rocky Mountain Flatbread Company

Photo: Rocky Mountain Flatbread Company

By Claire Philipson

Going out for a meal with tots in tow can be, well, stressfulโ€”from finding food that pleases younger palates to keeping energetic kiddies entertained enough to ward off major meltdowns. At these five Vancouver eateries, a range of menu options will appeal to diners of all ages and there is plenty to keep little ones occupied, so the whole family can grab a bite to eat together without incurring the wrath of calmer, quieter patrons.

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5 Child-Friendly Places to Grab a Bite in Vancouver

Dine Out Vancouver 2011 ‘Best Bite Awards’ Winners

The food has been eaten, the dishes have been washed and the votes have been tallied for the Dine Out Vancouver 2011 Best Bite Awards!

The public were able to vote in six categories, and the winners are…. (drum roll please)…..

* Best $18 Dine Out Vancouver menu: Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co.
* Best $28 Dine Out Vancouver menu: Hapa Izakaya
* Best $38 Dine Out Vancouver menu: A tie between Provence Mediterranean Grill and Kitsilano Daily Kitchen

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Dine Out Vancouver 2011 ‘Best Bite Awards’ Winners