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Dine Around Victoria 2019

Dine Around Victoria is one of the most anticipated foodie events of the year. During late January to mid-February, restaurants across the city are on their A-game, showcasing their best dishes for us hungry customers. This year, a total of 57 restaurants took part in this event, and offered set-price, three course menus at various price points ranging from $20-$50.  While I wish I could have gone to many more restaurants this Dine Around season, I managed to get out to two fabulous local restaurants. With the festival all wrapped up for 2019, I thought I would tell you about the great experience I had and to hopefully inspire you to get out and enjoy this event next year! Disclaimer: I am not interested in writing restaurant reviews, and by no means is this one. I just want to share my experiences (that both happened to be fantastic) during Dine Around Victoria. Little Jumbo Little Jumbo is Victoria’s best kept secret. This restaurant serves up some of the best local West Coast/Canadian casual cuisine that I’ve …

Dine Out Vancouver Festival ’17

Cooking is underway in restaurants throughout Vancouver. Fresh pasta is being made, meat is being braised, soups are simmering, and veggies are being meticulously chopped. But, today is not just any regular day of service for 284 restaurants in our lovely city, today marks the first day of Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2017. Over the next 17 days, select restaurants will be taking local, national, and international foodies on a culinary adventure, celebrating Vancouver’s culinary scene. While Vancouver is known world-wide for it’s West Coast seafood and sushi, there are many more aspects of the food scene that are coming forward in this years festival. Many Vancouver restaurants are focusing on sustainability and local foods (yay!) and of course, fusion and true Canadian cooking (ever tried seal meat before?) are on every chef’s and foodie’s radar. Sponsored by Tourism Vancouver, this festival offers people the chance to get out and enjoy the local food and talent we have in our city. During this event, Vancouver restaurants offer three-course lunch and dinner menus at three price points: $20, …