Foodology

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Les Cocottes: Genuinely French Delivery in Vancouver

Les Cocottes is a new Canadian subscription box for delicious French treats right at your door step. This is based in Vancouver, BC and founded by two French ex-pats -Margaux and Lorena. They carefully curate each box with 5-7 of the best [...]

February 19, 2017 Delivery, product

Yves: Kale & Quinoa Bites, Falafel Balls, and Veggie Ground Rounds Review

Yves Veggie Cuisine can be found at most grocery stores in Canada. It’s a line of delicious and nutritious plant-based snacks and meal options. These are healthy and convenient meal options for vegans, vegetarians and meat-eaters. As a meat-eater, I [...]

February 18, 2017 product

Science of Cocktails 2017: Recap

Science of Cocktails is back for a second year and the event sold out early this year. Science World at TELUS World of Science was transformed into Vancouver’s largest laboratory, where the city’s most talented bartenders and chefs will showcase [...]

February 17, 2017 British Columbia, Event

Starbucks Canada: New Blonde Espresso

Starbucks Canada has finally introduced a second choice in espresso with the launch of the Starbucks Blonde Espresso Roast. Their signature espresso was created in 1975 and has been the main blend for Starbucks until now. I was invited to [...]

February 16, 2017 British Columbia, Cafe

Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Michael J. Fox Theatre: Review

Photo Credit: Natalie De Los Santos The Little Mermaid, based on the animated Disney film is playing at Michael J. Fox Theatre by Align Entertainment from February 3 – 18. It is a story about Ariel, a mermaid who dreams of the world above the [...]

February 15, 2017 British Columbia, Event

Edible Museum: Canadian Food and Wine Recap

Photo Credit: Foodgressing As we explore 150 years of Canada, a unique pop-up event – Edible Museum was open last week for one day only and it focused on Canadian food and wine history by immersing guests in Canada’s epicurean history. Photo Credit: Foodgressing Guests [...]

February 14, 2017 British Columbia, Event

Laphroaig Select: Review

Laphroaig, the world’s number one selling Islay single malt and at the end of 2016, they launched Laphroaig Select in Canada. Laphroaig makes excellent Scotch and we always keep a bottle of 10 Year Old in our liquor cabinet. The liquid [...]

February 13, 2017 product

White Spot: New WS Legendary Pirate Paks

White Spot’s Pirate Pak has been redesigned. Their icon look hasn’t changed since 1968, but on February 13th (Family Day), families will encounter a fun surprise when ordering the classic Pirate Pak. More than 25 million Pirate Paks have been [...]

February 12, 2017 British Columbia, Canadian, Downtown, Kid Friendly

Temper: Pastries, Desserts, and Hot Chocolate in West Vancouver

Temper Chocolate & Pastry is located in West Vancouver in the Dundarave neighbourhood. Owner and chef, Steven Hodge grew up in this neighbourhood and decided to put his years of experience to use by opening up his own shop. He has [...]

February 12, 2017 Cafe, Dessert, Four Beakers, West Vancouver

Chic Choc Spice Rum: Review

Chic Choc Spiced Rum is made in Canada and produced with six indigenous spices -Peppery Green Alder, Pine Forest Spikenard, Witherod Berries, Lovage Root, Sweet Gale Seeds and Wild Angelica. This creates a spicy flavour profile with hints of sugar cane and [...]

February 11, 2017 product

Ford Fusion Foodie Goes to Heritage Eatery

The 2017 Ford Fusion Sport has come out and what better way to explore Metro Vancouver, than to indulge in some fusion cuisine. Partnering up for Ford Canada, we headed to one of the newer restaurants in Vancouver for Pan [...]

February 10, 2017 Chinese, Downtown, Fusion, Kid Friendly

2017 Ford Fusion Sport: Review

The 2017 Ford Fusion Sport is a mid-sized sedan with 5 seats. We got to test drive this car for a week to get a good handle of the vehicle. At this point in my life, a sedan is a great [...]

February 9, 2017 Car, travel

Giveaway: $150 Gift Card to Superstore for Heathy Eating

Going grocery shopping is getting more difficult as it’s hard to really identify products that are packed with nutrients rather than empty calories. With various brands and ingredients for products, looking at the nutrition labels are key, but it can [...]

February 8, 2017 Contest

Guiding Stars at Superstore: Healthy Chicken Enchiladas

Decoding nutrition labels can be confusing. With the start of a new year, eating healthier is on the top of everyone’s mind. But sometimes healthy food choices might not always be obvious, or easy. At Loblaws owned stores like Real Canadian Superstore, Your [...]

February 7, 2017 product, Recipes, Specialty Shop

Doritos Ketchup Roses are back for Valentine’s Day

It’s back. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Doritos Ketchup Roses are making its grand return due to popular demand. Doritos announced today that they were giving away FREE Doritos Ketchup Roses to select addresses in Vancouver, Toronto & Montreal at doritosketchuproses.ca. [...]

February 6, 2017 British Columbia, product, Promotion

The Dirty Apron: Demo & Dine with Chef David Robertson

The Dirty Apron has an alternative to cooking classes where you can sit back, relax, eat and learn cooking tips from professional chefs. The intimate evening has about 20 people, so it isn’t crowded at all. The class lasts for [...]

February 6, 2017 Downtown, Event

Nando’s Canada: Garden City Location Now Open

Nando’s Canada has open their latest location in Richmond on Garden City. Nando’s first opened in South Africa in 1987 and soon became famous for its Portuguese style flame-grilled chicken with their PERi-PERI sauce. They currently have 39 restaurants spanning 3 [...]

February 5, 2017 Kid Friendly, Richmond, Three Beakers

Tim Hortons: Churro Donuts and Tim Bits Review

Tim Hortons in Canada has just released the Churro donut and Churro Tim Bits for a limited time only. Churro Donut The churro donut is filled with caramel and then the outside is coated in sugar and cinnamon. The shape [...]

February 4, 2017 Fast Food, Mount Pleasant/Main Street