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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 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 5

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 5

    In this week’s episode I start off with some culinary news in the city and then talk about some of the new restaurants to open this past week which include Do Chay Saigon Vegetarian Restaurant, Melo Patisserie, Takenaka Food Truck and Straight & Marrow..



    I then feature dining on the patio at Published on Main.



    Recently I experienced the Intercity Packers Seafood Bundle and their home delivery service, I feature an Interview with Bruce King of Intercity Packers.



    I then talk about a restaurant feature on Jingle Bao restaurant in the Westend.



    Lastly, I feature part 2 of my interview with Chef Jesse Zuber of Cibo Trattoria.

    • 37 min
    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 4

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 4

    In this week’s episode I talk about a restaurant in my ongoing summer Patio series, featuring Doppio Zero Pizzeria in Coquitlam.



    I then talk about pivoting and how restaurants are changing and reinventing themselves during Covid19 talking about Chi Vegan in Kitsilano.



    I talk about Cold Tea Restaurant in downtown Vancouver and some of the dishes I tried at this Chinese and Vietnamese spot.



    I talk about the The BC Wine Lover's Cookbook; and then talk about my recent visit to Cibo Trattoria to try their new Summer Menu.



    Lastly I feature part 1 of an interview I with Chef Jesse Zuber of Cibo Trattoria. 

    • 36 min
    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 3

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 3

    In this week’s episode I feature a couple of restaurants in my ongoing Patio series, starting off with Field House Brewing in Abbotsford. I also talk about some New Restaurants including Whisk Matcha Café, Level V Bakery and Bombay Masala Cuisine.



    In our Cooking at Home feature, I talk about Intercity Packers and their seafood bundle; I then talk about BC Blueberries along with some recipes that we made.



    I feature an interview with Paul Grunberg, Owner and Founder of Savio Volpe; and lastly I talk about the other Patio series feature on Brgr Brgr in downtown Abbotsford. 

    • 30 min
    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 2

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 2

    In today's episode I feature a couple restaurants in our Patio series, starting off with The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant on Granville Island. I also talk about some New Restaurants including Bonjour Vietnam Bistro, Grano Pizzeria Napoletana, and The Black Radish Café.



    In our Cooking at Home feature, I talk about the Phamily Table Vietnamese sauces; I then talk about the Vancouver Chicken Wings Challenge.



    I featured an interview with Jess Reno, Owner and Founder of Nemesis Coffee; I then talk about local producer Mumgry Nut Butters.



    For the other Patio series feature, I talk about Nuba Restaurant in Mount Pleasant; and lastly I talk about some Soon to Open Restaurants to watch out for. 

    • 29 min
    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 1

    The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 1

    For this first episode, introduced our Patio series, featured Glowbal Restaurant at Telus Garden. In our New Restaurants segment we featured Cold Tea Restaurant, Brunch Restaurant, and B-Side Patio and Winebar.



    In our Food Products spotlight, we featured The Phamily Table Vietnamese sauces created by Chef Brandon Pham. On to Cooking at Home with the Provence Restaurant Meal Kits; lastly talked about two of our recent challenges, the Vancouver Croissant Challenge and the Vancouver Taco Challenge.

    • 19 min

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