Restaurant Recommendations

Vancouver Food Tour recommends must try dishes at the best restaurants in Vancouver BC.

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

Posted by on Dec 7, 2014 in Restaurant Recommendations, Things to Do in Vancouver | 0 comments

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

My first impression of Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria was it has a very welcoming room with warm ambiance and contemporary décor. They are home to an authentic bell oven that cooks each pizza in 90 seconds. Although I was inclined to try the traditional margherita, I was persuaded by their specialty pizzas, the fungi and the Korean BBQ Pork. This pizzeria offers an interactive ordering system that allows you to take control; diners can find a table and submit their order, and they take it from...

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The Abbey In Vancouver’s Crosstown

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Restaurant Recommendations | 0 comments

The Abbey In Vancouver’s Crosstown

Vancouver Food Tour was invited by the kind folks at The Abbey to try out their new offerings. Stylishly designed in modern, Westcoast setting, this Crosstown tavern offers an elevated, yet comfy dining experience. They focus on a balanced blend of classic and contemporary fare, alongside local craft beers and wines. Chef Durbach’s menu specializes in family-style sharing plates. However, individual plating is available for large groups. They have two private dining rooms that can accommodate...

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A Peek into Left Bank Restaurant in Vancouver

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Restaurant Recommendations | 0 comments

Left Bank is a modern French restaurant in the West End at Robson and Denman.  It offers a thoughtful menu, utilizing fresh West Coast ingredients and innovative gastronomique. Affordable and casual, it makes for a wonderful dinner experience for everyone – they even have a kids menu. They have an inviting, bright and comfortable room with a large heated patio, complete with ambient lighting…very cool. This dinner experience was the shining meal of my summer has since set a...

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Things to do in Vancouver: Wyndham Winemaker’s Dinner at Fable Restaurant

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Restaurant Recommendations, Things to Do in Vancouver | 0 comments

Things to do in Vancouver: Wyndham Winemaker’s Dinner at Fable Restaurant

It’s always a pleasure to have the opportunity to check out chef Trevor Bird’s craft at Fable Restaurant.  This time around, the team worked hard at pairing old world Australian Shiraz with locally sourced ingredients. When walking into Fable, passing by the open kitchen and being led into the back dining area, you are reminded of why you are there; the kitchen is in fact the showpiece! The evening started with a welcoming reception from Kristina and Dana from Hill + Nolton. A...

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Things to do in Vancouver: Meat Me in Memphis Dinner Series

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Restaurant Recommendations, Things to Do in Vancouver | 0 comments

Things to do in Vancouver: Meat Me in Memphis Dinner Series

As far away as Vancouver is from the good ol’ South and its traditional cooking, there are a handful of restaurants in the Lower Mainland serving up their versions of homey Southern fare. One popular pick is Memphis Blue Barbeque House , which has been spreading the juicy gospel of slow-roasted Southern bbq. This week marks the return of the ‘Meat Me In Memphis’ dinner series. From February 27 – 29, three restaurant locations (Commercial Drive, Broadway and Grandview...

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Where to Eat in Vancouver: The Parlour Restaurant and Lounge Opens in Yaletown

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in Restaurant Recommendations | 1 comment

Where to Eat in Vancouver: The Parlour Restaurant and Lounge Opens in Yaletown

We at Vancouver Food Tour are always on the lookout for great new Vancouver restaurants.  We were excited to visit a new contender in the culinary scene, The Parlour Restaurant and Lounge. On January 29, we ventured to bustling Yaletown to check out the stylishly-eclectic lounge, located at 1011 Hamilton Street. Simply put, the The Parlour has created a beautiful space. The wall behind the bar is adorned with wooden crates that are filled with vintage items including old Playboys, vases and...

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