FIELD TRIP #628 | Getting Soaked In Olympic National Park, Camping Above Kalaloch Beach

FIELD TRIP #628 | Getting Soaked In Olympic National Park, Camping Above Kalaloch Beach

by Andrew Morrison with photos by Michelle Sproule | I'm not even close to being done with Olympic National Park just yet. It's one of the oldest parks in the U.S. National Parks system (set aside by TR in 1909), and it's temptingly located just a few hours away from Vancouver. The vast park (3,733.8 km2) is divided into four distinct regions - the temperate rainforest of the west side, the woods of the drier east side, long stretches of Pacific coast, and the mountains after which… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Noon Horns

VANCOUVER LEXICON | The Sound That Tells Vancouverites It Is Time To Break For Lunch

Noon Horns | Audible tradition | They sound the first four notes of ‘O Canada’ every day at noon, indicating lunchtime to thousands of downtown office… more 

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Cardboard Politicians And Financially Dooming Accursed Millennials

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Cardboard Politicians And Financially Dooming Accursed Millennials

by Sean Orr | Same old same old, via the Globe & Mail: Liberals defer major tax pledge in 2017 federal budget. "U.S. President Donald Trump was not… more 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #284 | False Creek Had Paris’ Sweet New Water Taxis

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #284 | False Creek Had Paris’ Sweet New Water Taxis

The point of VWBCI is to open local minds to outside practices, concepts, and ideas that might stand to improve our greater civic situation in a parallel… more 

HEADS UP | Sixteen Local Artists Gathering At The Arts Factory On Terminal For Spring Salon

HEADS UP | Sixteen Local Artists Gathering At The Arts Factory On Terminal For Spring Salon

by Thalia Stopa | The typical tell-tale signs of spring may be late this year, but the area around Main and Industrial is set for a fresh bloom of local art… more 

BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE | Either Table 9 Or 21, The Twin Window Roundies At Vij’s Rangoli

BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE | Either Table 9 Or 21, The Twin Window Roundies At Vij’s Rangoli

A long time ago we posted a reader’s poll listing what we considered to be the top five restaurant tables in Vancouver. We received so much in the way of reader feedback – both positive and negative that we’ve decided to shine a brighter light on the subject, one excellent table at a time. You’ll find more great tables here. ————————————————————– by Andrew Morrison | About a month ago South Granville's venerable, casual Indian eatery… more 

DINER | ‘Say Hey Cafe’ Opens Softly At 156 East Pender Street In The Heart Of Chinatown

DINER | ‘Say Hey Cafe’ Opens Softly At 156 East Pender Street In The Heart Of Chinatown

by Andrew Morrison | I snuck my first sandwich inside the brand new Say Hey Cafe in Chinatown yesterday. It was only 'day two' of their soft launch at 156 East… more 

THE NEW BREED | The Hard Work And Smiles Of ‘Nomad’ Barman Matthew ‘Benny’ Benevoli

THE NEW BREED | The Hard Work And Smiles Of ‘Nomad’ Barman Matthew ‘Benny’ Benevoli

We often hear the same names of Vancouver bartenders in local media. They do very well to represent and have done so for years. We work up thirsts following… more 

HEADS UP | ‘The Chosen Food Supper Club’ – An Episodic, Jewish Diaspora-Themed Series

HEADS UP | ‘The Chosen Food Supper Club’ – An Episodic, Jewish Diaspora-Themed Series

by Ken Tsui | From Vienna to Vancouver, Jewish culinary traditions have found their place in just about every far flung corner of the world, all while adopting… more 

RESTAURANT PORN | San Diego’s Cedar Clad ‘Madison’ Would Sit Pretty On W. 4th Avenue

RESTAURANT PORN | San Diego’s Cedar Clad ‘Madison’ Would Sit Pretty On W. 4th Avenue

Restaurant Porn is a regular column of daydreams presented as a means to introduce Vancouver diners and designers to concepts, looks, and fully-formed ideas… more 

GOODS | Liquidity Wines To Host Third Annual Adult Egg Hunt And Easter Brunch On April 15

GOODS | Liquidity Wines To Host Third Annual Adult Egg Hunt And Easter Brunch On April 15

The GOODS from Liquidity Wines Okanagan Falls, BC | This Easter, adults are invited to join in the hunt through 30 acres of scenic vineyard for Liquidity Wines' Third Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt. On Saturday, April 15, the vineyard will stash scrumptious treats, coupons, and other surprises and delights within the property's lush tangle of vines. Also on offer: a pre-search wine tasting and Easter brunch for the whole family at Liquidity Bistro. Now celebrating three years of Easter… more 

GOODS | Wings+Horns Spring/Summer 2017 Sneaker Collection Now Online And In Stores

GOODS | Wings+Horns Spring/Summer 2017 Sneaker Collection Now Online And In Stores

The GOODS from Wings + Horns Vancouver, BC | A new collection of wings+horns sneakers has arrived for Spring/Summer 2017, featuring considered updates to… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Full-Time Cook Sought At Powell Street’s Bistro Wagon Rouge

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Full-Time Cook Sought At Powell Street’s Bistro Wagon Rouge

The GOODS from Bistro Wagon Rouge Vancouver, BC | Bistro Wagon Rouge is looking to fill the position of Full Time Cook. The successful candidate will be career… more 

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