While we consider our food tour a great way to explore Vancouver’s restaurant scene, there are plenty of food lovers, experts, and enthusiasts among us. Every Friday, we will feature one of Vancouver’s best food bloggers that has notable taste in food, drink, and culture.
Today’s feature: Gary and Taya of EatinginVancouver.ca
In their own words: We run our own media company that manages a network of leading digital publications, some of the largest in Canada. Our online portfolio consists of multiple genres including technology, travel, and of course — food! Since 2008, Eating in Vancouver & the World (EatinginVancouver.ca) has been different because it’s from a jet-setting husband and wife prospective. Not only do we document our restaurant experiences in Vancouver but also our culinary adventures during our travels.
5 Questions for Eating In Vancouver:
If you could encapsulate Vancouver in 1 restaurant dish, what would it be?
The dish obviously has to include local sustainable ingredients with an Asian influence. Let’s choose Japanese since there seems to be (sometimes authentic) sushi restaurants on every corner in Vancouver. How about Qualicum Island diver caught chopped scallop roll made with organic rice?
What BC food or drink product can you not live without?
Definitely BC’s fantastic fresh seafood and produce, specifically Haida Gwaii halibut and freshly picked raspberries from the Saanich Peninsula. But something you really learn to appreciate when you travel so much, especially to the tropics, is Vancouver Island’s pristine tap water!
If you could change 1 thing about Vancouver’s food scene, what would it be?
If you had $5 in your pocket, where would you grab lunch in Vancouver?
What first comes to mind is a quick bowl of pho, or banh mi from a little hole-in-the-wall like Viet Sub Vietnamese Cuisine on Robson.
What would be your last meal on earth before a zombie apocalypse?
It’s way too difficult to pick just one. But if we must, then Chef Royer’s incredible 10-course artisan meal at JAAN restaurant in Singapore. It’s to die for.
Stay tuned for more food blogger features on Twitter or Facebook. Do you have a unique, kick butt food blog or know somebody that does? Got questions that you’d like us to ask upcoming bloggers? Let us know by emailing info [at] vancouverfoodtour [dot] com!