October 2020 - West Coast Food
Archive

October 2020

Browsing

There are certain tried and tested ways to get yourself into the spirit of Halloween quickly: Accidentally walk through a cobweb while exploring a shadowy attic. Use a Oujia board to contact a restless spirit only to have it to run amok while you flee from your home. Eat spooky-themed treats! While the first two we don’t recommend, the third is our bread and butter!  Fair warning though, we know there are a few of these lists on other Vancouver sites, so to differentiate with SEO, we will be using absolutely NO Halloween-related puns. That’s right, this is a hard-hitting look at the Vancouver snack scene, so forgive us if we’re all business. Here’s our list of essential YVR spooky eats, without further a-BOO! Ok but seriously, no puns starting now. Temper Chocolate & Pastry This off the beaten path bakery keeps West Vancouver well stocked with spooky delights. Whether…

Seeing as it’s World Food Day, a yearly reflection on world hunger and poverty, we thought we’d take it as a chance to feature some YVR restaurants who are giving back through their menus. 2020 has been hard on everyone, especially in the service industry, but these businesses continue to show empathy, even when their own livelihood isn’t always looking so lively. For their continued contributions to Mealshare, these restaurants deserve an extra order from us. In case you don’t know, Mealshare is a Canadian non-profit that gives restaurants the chance to donate a meal to local and international youth in need. When you see a Mealshare logo beside a menu item, it means that when that item is ordered, the restaurant then donates a simple, healthy meal to a youth in need. So let’s follow their lead and give back a little; that’s what World Food Day is…

If you still haven’t made plans for the looming turkey tradition on October 12, you better get your tail feather in gear! Seeing as 2020 has broken ground on the new trend of hoarding supplies, the threat of being gravy-less on the big day is very real. This is why you should take stress out of the equation and sign up for a pre-made dinner from one of your favourite Vancouver restaurants. You can finally do away with peeling, oven times, and basters, and instead relax with a glass of wine. Get your order in quickly for one of these pre-made Thanksgiving dinners, as the demand is only going to go up! You don’t want to be solely relying on a wishbone to make it all happen. Railtown Catering One of Vancouver’s premier suppliers of event and private catering, there’s a reason why Railtown’s reputation is unmatched. Catering…

You’re an adult now, and while you may not still be trick or treating (hopefully), it’s time to have a serious talk about candy. If you’re one to commit to cheat days, then it’s worth doing it right. If you’re going to cheat, then cheat well. With Halloween a month away, it’s a fitting time to up our candy game, instead of waiting until Nov 1, to pillage the dollar stores for discounted leftovers. If nothing else, these options will introduce you to a whole new world of snacking that is worth circling a few more days on your calendar. Karameller Nobody does sweets like the Swedes, and this Yaletown spot is a destination for confectionary connoisseurs. Specializing in candy from Sweden, you’ll be dazzled and jealous in equal measure that Canada didn’t get these treats sooner. With hundreds of bite-sized reasons to fill your goodie bag, and a…