'vancouver' on Serious Eats

A Sandwich a Day: Porchetta at Meat & Bread in Vancouver

This deceptively tidy looking porchetta sandwich is on a just-right-chewy ciabatta. It looks like it's going to contain all its pork so politely but we all know it ends with more napkins than that. The overflow of pork chunks drizzled in mild salsa verde, just bright enough to cut the intensity of the fat, begins to spill forth rather quickly, a mix of fatty-gooey and liberally dosed super crispy-edge cracklin' bits. More

A Sandwich a Day: Sandos at Miura Waffle Milk Bar in Vancouver

Miura Waffle Milk Bar in Vancouver is doing some very interesting things to waffles. The shop sells a variety of savory and sweet waffle "sandos" derived from "sandoitchi," a Japanese word for sandwich. The Garlic Chicken Waffle Sando is stuffed with juicy garlic-spiked chicken, red miso, cabbage slaw, and a drizzle of mayo. But the meat isn't sandwiched between the two waffles as you might expect; it's cooked directly into the batter. More

Tales of the Cocktail Takes the Show to Canada

Last week the organizers and sponsors of Tales of the Cocktail brought this signature New Orleans event to Vancouver, B.C. How did the event function in another, less notoriously party-hearty city? Did it translate into Canadian? After spending several days in Vancouver for before-and-after celebrations, as well as for the main event on Monday, I can say with a little surprise that the answer is "mostly yes." More

Vancouver 2010 Olympics: Top 10 of City's Best

In the run up to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver food blogger Melody Fury (Gourmet Fury) is dropping by to guide travelers to the city's hidden gems in a series of Top 10 Local Recommendations. These locations are easily accessible from Downtown (within walking distance or by public transit). The recommendations boast of the unique, international delights that this beautiful sea-to-sky city offers. —The Mgmt. Pheasant Ballotine at Boneta [Photograph: Melody Fury] More Vancouver Eats Top 10 Sips and BitesTop 10 Ethnic SpecialtiesTop 10 Dessert DestinationsTop 10 Breakfast and BrunchTop 10 Grab and Go All anticipation converges today at the Olympics opening ceremonies held at BC Place. In honor, I saved the conclusion for the best of Vancouver for today.... More

Vancouver 2010 Olympics: Top 10 Sips and Bites

In the run up to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver food blogger Melody Fury (Gourmet Fury) is dropping by to guide travelers to the city's hidden gems in a series of Top 10 Local Recommendations. These locations are easily accessible from Downtown (within walking distance or by public transit). The recommendations boast of the unique, international delights that this beautiful sea-to-sky city offers. —The Mgmt. Boneta [Photograph: Melody Fury] Drinkeries housing premium liqueurs, a thoughtful wine list, and an extensive beer selection is a priority for many travelers and locals catching the Olympic festivities. After all, it's way more fun to mingle with the world than to feel cooped up in the hotel lounge. The tricky part is finding a... More

Vancouver, BC: Top 10 Dessert Destinations

In the run up to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver food blogger Melody Fury (Gourmet Fury) is dropping by to guide travelers to the city's hidden gems in a series of Top 10 Local Recommendations. These locations are easily accessible from Downtown (within walking distance or by public transit). The recommendations boast of the unique, international delights that this beautiful sea-to-sky city offers. More

Vancouver 2010 Olympics: Top 10 Breakfast and Brunch

In the run up to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver food blogger Melody Fury (Gourmet Fury) is dropping by to guide travelers to the city's hidden gems in a series of Top 10 Local Recommendations. These locations are easily accessible from Downtown (within walking distance or by public transit). The recommendations boast of the unique, international delights that this beautiful sea-to-sky city offers. —The Mgmt. [Aphrodite's Muffins - Photograph: Melody Fury] 10 out of 10 moms agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Vancouverites can't agree more. When travelling, one has no excuse for skipping breakfast. Slow down and savour every sip of your coffee. Brunch is a vital part of our laid-back Westcoast culture and... More

Vancouver 2010 Olympics: Top 10 Ethnic Specialties

In the run up to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver food blogger Melody Fury (Gourmet Fury) is dropping by to guide travelers to the city's hidden gems in a series of Top 10 Local Recommendations. These locations are easily accessible from Downtown (within walking distance or by public transit). The recommendations boast of the unique, international delights that this beautiful sea-to-sky city offers. —The Mgmt. Pork Belly at Kingyo. [Photograph: Melody Fury] Vancouver is a proudly multicultural city and we lovingly embrace our diverse culinary scene. Surrounded by a wide spectrum of ethnic cuisines, YVR foodies have distinguishing palettes and can spot imitations from a mile away. Let me show you how to eat your way around the World this... More

More Posts