25 episodes

A weekly podcast about the food scene in Vancouver and beyond. Each week we talk about the latest on the local and regional food scene, from restaurant openings, to in depth restaurant, cafe and food truck features, food and drink challenges, cooking, recipes, meal kits. food producers and their products, to travel eats and so much more. Hosted by Richard Wolak

The Vanfoodster Podcast Richard Wolak

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A weekly podcast about the food scene in Vancouver and beyond. Each week we talk about the latest on the local and regional food scene, from restaurant openings, to in depth restaurant, cafe and food truck features, food and drink challenges, cooking, recipes, meal kits. food producers and their products, to travel eats and so much more. Hosted by Richard Wolak

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 47

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 47

    In this week’s episode I feature The Peri Peri Shack and their flame grilled chicken dishes.  



    I will then talk about Roberto’s Big Sandwiches at Dalina in Chinatown.



    I will feature my recent visit to Langley and Fort Langley and some eateries including Hilltop Diner Café, Down 2 Earth Plant Parlour and Sabe Café & Bistro.



    Lastly, I will do a Patio dining feature at Cold Tea Restaurant in downtown Vancouver.

    • 27 min
    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 46

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 46

    In this week’s episode I feature the In Vacanza Pastificio food truck in North Vancouver.  



    I will be talking about the Vancouver Banh Mi Challenge; as well as the annual Chicken Wings Challenge and our next Sangria Challenge.



    I will feature the Super Thai Food Truck and TGIFoodtrucks in South Granville.



    I will then talk about Ophelia Mexican Restaurant in Olympic Village.



    Next I do a feature on some dishes I tried at Food by Fanta in Langley.



    I will talk about my latest visit to Squamish along with a visit to Fox and Oak, Flipside Burgers and the Squamish Farmers Market.



    Lastly, I will talk about the new food truck Rosie’s BBQ and Smokehouse.

    • 32 min
    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 45

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 45

    In this week’s episode I feature the new TGIF food truck pod in the South Granville neightbourhood.  



    I will then talk about KAPE Coffee Roasters and Kasama Chocolate which two local companies owned by Filipino’s who were showcased by the Philippine consulate.



    I will talk about Purdy’s Chocolates who are celebrating PRIDE this month with a special chocolate collection.



    I then talk about the new “Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook” by Eric Ripert and published by Appetite by Random House.



    I then talk about the Boca Grande Donut Shop in Delta.



    I will then talk about another new cookbook, “Farm, Fire & Feast: Recipes from the Inn at Bay Fortune” By: Michael Smith and published by Appetite by Random House.



    Lastly, I will talk about Some other food and drink I tried this past week at Bodega on Main, Indish Food Truck, The Acorn and Published on Main.

    • 24 min
    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 44

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 44

    In this week’s episode I will feature the Vancouver Donut Challenge.



    I will talk about the Eat, Habibi, Eat cookbook by Shahir Massoud.



    I will talk about the Sheet Pan Everything cookbook by Ricardo Larrivee.



    I will do a feature on Cin City Donuts in Mount Pleasant.



    I will do a feature on Amoka Coffee & Bites in the West End.



    I will talk about some fairly new Specialty Food Stores in Vancouver which include The Saigon House, Mi Tierra and La Bottega.



    I will talk about the new collection of Yuzu products from Presidents Choice for the summer featured at Loblaw’s stores.



    I do a Takeout feature at Bombay Kitchen in South Granville.



    Lastly, I feature on Plates by Payts Vegan Sourdough Doughnuts.

    • 28 min
    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 43

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 43

    In this week’s episode I will feature newly opened John 3:16 Malaysian Delights.  



    I will feature Lamajoun, a restaurant specializing in Armenian food located in Richmond.



    I will talk about Zaccary’s Pizza on Oak Street.



    I will talk about the new vegan Soft Serve at Whisk Matcha Café.



    I will talk about the Burgerland Smash Burger Kits.



    I will talk about Yum Sweetshop and their ice cream treats and more.



    Lastly, I will talk about Saus and their new sauces. 

    • 22 min
    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 42

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 42

    In this week’s episode I will feature recently opened L’Onore Pizza in New Westminster.



    I will talk about the 8th annual Vancouver Taco Challenge featuring Little Mexico Cantina, Bajas Food, Guacamole Mexican Grill, Luca Libre food truck, La Cerveceria Astilleros and Hugo’s Churros & Tacos.



    I will talk about the Henry’s Eats Food Truck specializing in Vietnamese fusion.



    Lastly, I will feature my Acura Canada Ice Cream Takeout tour with visits to Casserecio Foods, Uno Gelato, Welcome Parlour, Dolce Amore and Passione Gelato. 

    • 27 min

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