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Vancouver Foodster 5th Annual Poutine Challenge ‪#‎PoutineChallengeYVR‬ started today and goes through to February 28! Get your friends together and make a night of it to try some of the poutines at restaurants all over Vancouver and Maple Ridge! Then vote for your favourites! http://vancouverfoodster.com/…/vancouver-foodster-5th-annu…/
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My interview on the Afternoon Show @Roundhouse983 talked about the Vancouver Food Scene #PizzaPaloozaYVR and more http://cirh.streamon.fm/listen-pl-1052 
Host Emelia Symington-Fedy speaks with Richard Wolak, writer, editor and founder of Vancouver Foodster, about the upcoming foodie events in Vancouver
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Join us for our next @DineOutVanFest event #ArtEatSipYVR on January 20 http://buff.ly/1U2NkCH on @granville_isle 
Presented by Vancouver Foodster. Get set for an extraordinary night of art, eating and drinking on Granville Island. Visit resident artists, local producers of beer and spirits, and taste dishes from several of the island restaurants at some of Granville Island's finest restaurants, ...
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Best Savoury Dishes of 2015 http://ow.ly/WoaAy Ending off an incredible year of delicious food, here are some of my favourite savoury dishes of 2015 at restaurants in and around Vancouver. These are all currently on the menus of the various restaurants!
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Early-bird tickets end in 4 days for our @DineOutVanFest #ArtEatSipYVR on January 20 http://buff.ly/1U2NkCH 
Presented by Vancouver Foodster. Get set for an extraordinary night of art, eating and drinking on Granville Island. Visit resident artists, local producers of beer and spirits, and taste dishes from several of the island restaurants at some of Granville Island's finest restaurants, ...
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We talked and tasted Hanukah Donuts featuring @ikosherbake and the Superstore Kosher Bakery on Marine Drive in Vancouver. Here it is (Richard Wolak) and Lynda Steele LISTEN here https://soundcloud.com/richardwolak/the-best-and-the-foodiest-on-december-1-2015 
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The Best and the Foodiest on December 1, 2015 by RichardWolak
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Grilled Cheese Challenge Winners http://ow.ly/XOhJG 1st @momsgrilledchz 2nd @meltcitygc 3rd (tie) @Sajnco @swichcafe #GrilledCheeseYVR 
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My interview on the Afternoon Show @Roundhouse983 talked about the Vancouver Food Scene, Restaurants, #PizzaPaloozaYVR and more http://cirh.streamon.fm/listen-pl-1052
Host Emelia Symington-Fedy speaks with Richard Wolak, writer, editor and founder of Vancouver Foodster, about the upcoming foodie events in Vancouver
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My Dine Out Vancouver 2016 Eats Picks http://ow.ly/WHOMa @DineOutVanFest reservations are now open!
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My Best Savoury Dishes of 2015 http://ow.ly/Wo3EU
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My Best New Vancouver Restaurants in 2015 http://ow.ly/W5PNL
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Dine Out Vancouver 2016 Brunch Crawls http://ow.ly/Vm7aT @DineOutVanFest ‪#‎BrunchCrawlsYVR‬ we are excited to be presenting 6 neighborhood brunch crawls in the upcoming 2016 Dine Out Festival in January! Early-bird tickets are now on sale!
Tourism Vancouver Dine Out Festival and Vancouver Foodster presents. If you are a fan of our Tasting Plates events or love trying new dishes and restaurants, you are going to want to hear about the 6 events that Vancouver Foodster is presenting during the upcoming Dine Out Festival that kicks ...
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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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