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Epic dining experiences and creative consulting from a trusted food critic who has been writing about Vancouver’s vibrant culinary scene for 20-plus years.

Alexandra Gill

Alexandra Gill is one of Canada’s most knowledgeable, connected and respected culinary experts. She was The Globe and Mail’s famously tough Vancouver restaurant critic from 2005 to 2022.

Currently, she is the editor of Canada’s 50 Best Bars, author of the Hot Dish newsletter and a judge for many major competitions, including Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants, Air Canada enRoute’s Best New Restaurants, The Chinese Restaurant Awards and Food Network Canada’s Iron Chef Canada.

As the founder and creative director of Dine Like A Critic, Alexandra designs extraordinary culinary experiences for corporate groups, event planners, charities and personal clients. Whether she is planning bucket-list holidays, leading multi-day tours, organizing cooking competitions or hiring star chefs for formal galas, Alexandra is the trusted, go-to foodie in Western Canada.  



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