VANCOUVER DAZE VOL. 67: Menu Tasting at Dockside Restaurant at Granville Island Hotel

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Volume 67: Meet the Chef menu tasting at Dockside Restaurant & Brewery at Granville Island Hotel on May 1, 2012. Hashtag: #MeetTheChef. More photos available on Flickr.

Dockside Restaurant | Granville Island Hotel

Exploring fine dining and wine culture seaside on Granville Island for this lifestyle feature. Enjoying cheddar mac and cheese with beef tenderloin (above) at Dockside’s menu tasting with new executive chef Simon McNeil.

Posing Instagram style with my sidekick Devon Wong (left) and running into pal Vivian Lau (right, in her spiffy new hairdo).

Dockside Restaurant | Granville Island Hotel

A sea of forno roasted pacific snapper fish filets with fresh mango salsa, rice pilaf, and saffron beurre blanc (above).

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Sampling the in house brewed selection of brown ales, lagers, IPAs, and pilsners. Time for spring menus and patio season on the west coast.

Dockside Restaurant | Granville Island Hotel

Nibbling on deep fried yam and brie cakes, topped with a grilled chicken piece and marinated peach slices.

Dockside Restaurant | Granville Island Hotel

Foodology blogger Diana Chan, baker Rosanna Choi, and Vivian (above) sipping on some fine white wines.

Dockside Restaurant | Granville Island Hotel

Gobbling on grilled scallops on crackers, prepared to a fine art and presented with style.

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A refreshing late afternoon/early evening of wine, beer, and appetizers dockside at Granville Island on a muggy Spring day.