SEEN IN VANCOUVER #506 | “Snack City” Neighbourhood Shop Opening In Chinatown

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by Andrew Morrison | Dormant 441 Gore Street in Chinatown is about to get its first tenant in many years. The space, which used to house a Chinese grocery way back in the day, will become “Snack City” at the end of the month, a 1,000 sqft victualling station offering everything from smokes, candy, organic produce, coffee, and Cartem’s Donuts to locally made jewelry, ceramics, art books, and vintage porn zines. It’s coming to the neighbourhood courtesy of Celia Hamilton, who has a background in film industry catering, and Aisha Davidson, lately of Community Thrift & Vintage. Though the interior still has a ways to go before it’s ready, it’s clearly a neat little box of potential. Take a look at some photos after the jump…

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2 Responses to “SEEN IN VANCOUVER #506 | “Snack City” Neighbourhood Shop Opening In Chinatown”

  1. Coco Cake Land on July 19th, 2014 9:14 am

    sounds like a fun spot! yay!

  2. Leigh on July 20th, 2014 9:05 pm

    Chinatown is missing two things – gum/mints and creamo. Based on experience, this needs to happen.