THE NEW BREED | On Holding Down The Bar With Giancarlo Quiroz Jesus Of The Diamond

THE NEW BREED | On Holding Down The Bar With Giancarlo Quiroz Jesus Of The Diamond

We often hear the same names of Vancouver bartenders in local media. We follow their exploits in cocktail competitions and look forward to trying whatever it is that they might come up with next, but we seldom consider who toils alongside them. There’s a growing pool of young, talented barkeeps in Vancouver, and their time is now. This series of short interviews looks to introduce our readers to this new breed. —————————————————– by… more 

BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE | The Benefits Of Table #11 At Yaletown’s Homer St. Cafe & Bar

BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE | The Benefits Of Table #11 At Yaletown’s Homer St. Cafe & Bar

Many months 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… more 

BIG INTERVIEW | ‘Nightingale’ Head Chef Phil Scarfone Details What Keeps Him Up At Night

BIG INTERVIEW | ‘Nightingale’ Head Chef Phil Scarfone Details What Keeps Him Up At Night

It's a waiting game at David Hawksworth's hotly anticipated, soon-to-open, two-storey, 166-seat Nightingale at 1017 West Hastings St. in Vancouver's Financial… more 

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Duft & Co.’s Delicious Baking Makes Adventure To Abby Worthwhile

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Duft & Co.’s Delicious Baking Makes Adventure To Abby Worthwhile

by Marshall To | Located in the heart of Abbotsford is Duft & Co. Bakehouse. The family-run bakery and cafe from Tyler Duft (FOH) and his wife Cassie… more 

DINER | Highly Anticipated ‘Kissa Tanto’ Set To Open This Week In The Heart Of Chinatown

DINER | Highly Anticipated ‘Kissa Tanto’ Set To Open This Week In The Heart Of Chinatown

written by Andrew Morrison - photos by Michelle Sproule | Kissa Tanto hosted its first friends and family night yesterday at 263 Pender Street. The highly… more 

INTELLIGENCE BRIEFS | On The Big Shroom Burnout And A Dangerous Shortage Of Cooks

INTELLIGENCE BRIEFS | On The Big Shroom Burnout And A Dangerous Shortage Of Cooks

by Talia Kleinplatz | Trump and wine. Timberlake and tequila. Now Drake and whiskey. After having watched the genius that is Dan Barber and Massimo Bottura… more 

AWESOME THING WE ATE #973 | Pizza With Pancetta And Smoked Mozzarella At Miradoro

AWESOME THING WE ATE #973 | Pizza With Pancetta And Smoked Mozzarella At Miradoro

We're in the southern Okanagan this week for the Osoyoos Oyster Festival (Andrew is judging the beer-pairing competition on Friday), so we're taking the… more 

RESTAURANT PORN | ‘The Distillers’ Pub In London Might Suit The Old Electric Owl Space

RESTAURANT PORN | ‘The Distillers’ Pub In London Might Suit The Old Electric Owl Space

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 

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #267 | It Had Someone Selling Churro Ice Cream Bowls

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #267 | It Had Someone Selling Churro Ice Cream Bowls

(via) Holy good goddam do we every want to dig into a churro ice cream bowl! The heavenly treat has been breaking the internet for a couple of weeks now… more 

DINER | Victoria’s Popular All-Day Breakfast Spot ‘Jam Cafe’ Opens Softly On Beatty Street

DINER | Victoria’s Popular All-Day Breakfast Spot ‘Jam Cafe’ Opens Softly On Beatty Street

by Andrew Morrison | Jim Walmsley and Mike Deas-Dawlish very quietly opened their 50 seat Jam Cafe yesterday at 556 Beatty Street. It's a very similar menu to… more 

DINER | ‘The Pie Shoppe’ In Chinatown Lands Hastings-Sunrise Space For Second Location

DINER | ‘The Pie Shoppe’ In Chinatown Lands Hastings-Sunrise Space For Second Location

by Andrew Morrison | The Pie Shoppe is expanding, opening a second location at 1875 Powell St. in Hastings-Sunrise (right next door to Bistro Wagon Rouge)… more 

DINER | ‘Red Wagon’ In Chrysalis: Inside The East Hastings Institution As Reopening Nears

DINER | ‘Red Wagon’ In Chrysalis: Inside The East Hastings Institution As Reopening Nears

by Andrew Morrison | As detailed in these pages last month, The Red Wagon in Hastings-Sunrise has gone under the renovations knife. The beloved diner is… more 

INTELLIGENCE BRIEFS | On Sunday Suppers At Boulevard And The Case For New York City

INTELLIGENCE BRIEFS | On Sunday Suppers At Boulevard And The Case For New York City

by Talia Kleinplatz | The tale of a cronut, a food-writer, and one of the best office pranks of all time. What do you get when you combine Syrah, Cab and… more 

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