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Richard Wolak
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Had a wonderful time interviewing Chef Yen Do at House Special in Yaletown.
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7 years ago I started a side project called Vancouver Foodster, I would have never imagined it changing my life's direction and encompasing it in such an exciting way as it has, I have been priveleged to meet so many incredible, passionate people inside and outside of the restaurant industry and I am still just getting started .....
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Vancouver Foodster Salad Challenge launches http://buff.ly/29xIekk #SaladChallengeYVR get some friends to join and visit some of the eateries to experience the flavours and wonderful summer salads on offer from today through July 31, please remember to VOTE for your favourites! 
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Talked and tasted @luckysdoughnuts and @49thParallel cold brew @CKNW #BestandtheFoodiest LISTEN at http://buff.ly/1P5zHQ9
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The Best and the Foodiest on May 31, 2016 by RichardWolak
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My Vancouver Foodster 3rd Taco Challenge launches http://buff.ly/1NrSERZ #‎TacoChallengeYVR‬ and runs now through to June 5, get a friend or two to join you and visit some of the participating restaurants and food trucks to try their taco creations, then Vote for your favourites
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My Vancouver Foodster Meatball Challenge 2016 http://buff.ly/1SQ6Q65 starts today #MeatballChallengeYVR 
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Check this out! Japanese fusion in Yaletown!
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Talking New Restaurants,@VanFolkFest and more today at 3:18pm @CKNW #BestandtheFoodiest as well as tasting @Hugoschurros ice cream sandwiches! Listen live at http://player.cknw.com/#/ 
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Talking New Restaurants, @IndianSummerCND @GreekSummerFest @CarnavaldelSol #ThaiFestival at 3:18pm @CKNW #BestandtheFoodiest tune-in!
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Tune-in at 3:18pm today to hear my @CKNW ‪#‎BestandtheFoodiest‬ show, feature New Restaurants, Summer Cocktails and #TastingPlatesYVR 
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Vancouver Foodster Cheesecake Challenge http://buff.ly/1NqGMKw ‪#‎CheesecakeChallengeYVR‬ is now underway through to May 8. Try some of exciting creations at the participating restaurants and bakeries and then VOTE for your favourites for People's Choice!
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So much fun being a guest on their new show, filmed today @CityStudioVan for #MasalaChaiMondays with @changemakersvan hosted by @masalapuri talking Social Change and so much more! 
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Food Writer, Restaurant Critic for VancouverFoodster.com
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  • Vancouver Foodster
    Editor & Founder, 2009 - present
  • CMI Chat Media Inc
    Director of Sales, 2010 - present
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Food Writer | Marketer | Author | Founder of Vancouver Foodster and more!
Introduction

I am a Marketer, Creative Thinker, Food Critic, Writer, Radio Host. I have always had creative ideas and have enjoyed implementing them over the years within the companies, organizations and projects that I have been involved.

I have been in marketing and sales of specialty advertising and promotional products for the past 18 years to companies and organizations. Currently Director of Promotional Products Sales at SwagPeople.com 

Additionally, I work with businesses providing marketing and social media strategies through my company CMI Chat Media Inc.

Founder of VancouverFoodster.com an online magazine in July 2009 for foodies in Vancouver and beyond featuring restaurant reviews, openings, parties and interviews with local chefs, bartenders and mixologists.

Founder of TasteandSipMagazine.com an online magazine in September 2009  featuring food, drink, culture, travel, lifestyle and more along with interviews with international chefs, mixologists, musicians and actors.

Co-Author of three books including Cafes Vancouver (2001), Oregon’s Hot Java (1994), and Vancouver’s Best Espresso Spots (1993),

Editor and Founder of TheCafeGuide.com a website devoted to café culture around the globe (since 2001).

I have been a Judge of Barista Championships, and Competitions of Burgers, Bagels, Pie Baking, and more, I have spoken at various community events about coffee, tea, café culture, food and the restaurant industry. Have written articles for newspapers and have been featured in many magazines, newspapers, radio and television in regards to specialty coffee, food and wine.

In my spare time you might find me having an espresso at one of Vancouver’s great coffee shops. I spend a lot of time connecting with friends, eating great food, listening to music, traveling, seeing films and walking the neighborhoods around the city.

I have interests in all aspects of marketing as well as strategic marketing, branding, advertising, design, online publishing, and social media.

Check out my online and real world projects here at http://richardwolak.com/projects/

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