Web Sites

The Vancouver Community: You can discuss Vancouver with other travelers and locals on the official Vancouver Facebook fan page, operated by Tourism Vancouver: www.facebook.com/insidevancouver

 Tourism Vancouver's Dine section also offers extensive restaurant listings, complete with tripadvisor.com reviews.

The Straight Golden Plate Awards: 2008 Golden Plates.  Every year in March, the local alternative weekly paper provides both critics' awards and readers' awards. They are listings only, and you would have search through the paper's archives to find detailed reviews.

WHERE Vancouver: http://www.where.ca/vancouver/  Click the Dining link and you will find brief reviews, organized by dining style, but restaurant pages include Google maps for help in locating a restaurant. Also look for the Most Memorable Meals article and link.

VanEats: http://www.vaneats.com/  Mostly brief reviews, with a few more extensive ones, organized by date reviewed. There are enticing pictures and some links to podcasts.

Vancouver Magazine:  Results from 2008 Restaurant Awards - http://www.vanmag.com/restaurants/08m...

Urban Diner: http://urbandiner.wordpress.com/  This site has absorbed and replaced Waiter Blog. It still calls itself  "the insider's guide to the best dining on the west coast."

Vancouver Food and Dining Community: http://tasteof604.com/   Reviews are submitted by members. Site has search capacity.

Food Vancouver:  http://www.foodvancouver.com/.  Searchable by dietary needs. It appears to be paid for by restaurant ads, so reviews might not be totally objective. There are some printable coupons at the site.

Dine Herehttp://www.dinehere.ca.  There are reviews and ratings in each category.  You can search for restaurants by neighbourhood, cuisine type, price range, rating, etc.  Covers Greater Vancouver, Victoria and Whistler. 

Personal Food Blogshttp://ksn83.blogspot.com/    http://www.eatvancouver.net/   http://nancyland.blogspot.com/   http://vantasty.blogspot.com/   http://chowtimes.com/