The Vanfoodster Podcast

--- Richard Wolak ---

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

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Latest Episodes…

  1. The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 68

    In this special edition episode I am devoting it to all things coffee; from my annual coffee drink challenge that I run every January, to the newest cafes that have opened in the past year, to the newest coffee trucks on the street, and more. I have featured Foglifters Coffee, Lumine ...


  2. The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 67

    In this week’s episode I talk about my recent staycation at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Hotel in downtown Vancouver including Showcase Restaurant. I will talk about the Forage Holiday Festive Lunches. I will talk about newly opened Zarak by Afghan Kitchen in Mount Pleasant. I will talk about the recently re-opened The ...


  3. The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 66

    In this week’s episode I talk about recently opened Roosh Restaurant in Gastown that specializes in Swiss cuisine.   I then talk about my experience with the plant-based Manna Meal Service. I then talk about the Planted Expo and some of the vendors and their products. I talk about the Commissary Connect Holiday Gift ...


  4. The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 65

    In this week’s episode I talk about recently opened Kesari Indian Kitchen in the Westend.   I then talk about the Chinese Restaurant Awards held this past week at the Vancouver Club. I feature the annual East Side Culture Crawl. I then feature some dishes on the new Fall Winter menu at Cold Tea ...


  5. The Vanfoodster Podcast: Episode 64

    In this week’s episode I talk about a few new cookbooks including “ACORN Vegetables Re-Imagined” by Shira Blustein and Brian Luptak; “Lidia’s A Pot, A Pan, and A Bowl” by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Matticchio Bastianich; and “Playlist Kitchen” by Becky Van Drunen. I feature Spice Love Pizza & Wings in ...