STAFF MEAL | On Freddie Fried Rice, Spiced Pork Ribs, And Lamb Samosas At Campagnolo

STAFF MEAL | On Freddie Fried Rice, Spiced Pork Ribs, And Lamb Samosas At Campagnolo

by Ken Tsui | Recently, Campagnolo chef Nathan Lowey decided to serve BBQ spiced pork ribs for staff meal. It’s a menu item often found Upstairs. But first, he has to butcher the ribs. An entire pig is delivered to the restaurant

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | The Railtown Nerd/Fashionista Lunch Rush

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | The Railtown Nerd/Fashionista Lunch Rush

Railway Street – the core thoroughfare the cuts through the small DTES microhood of Railtown – offers some of the most fascinating people-watching in the city. It’s lined with the offices and studios of countless design/fashion houses and tech companies,

DINER | Gastown Location Of Tacofino Nears Opening Day – We Take A Sneak Peek Inside

DINER | Gastown Location Of Tacofino Nears Opening Day – We Take A Sneak Peek Inside

by Andrew Morrison | The new location of Tacofino in Gastown – dubbed “Taco Bar” – has come a long way since I last snuck a peek back in June. In fact, owners Jason Sussman, Kaeli Robinsong, and Ryan Spong say they’re

POLL | A Great Ramen Joint In Japantown Or A Licensed Rooftop Patio In Mt. Pleasant?

POLL | A Great Ramen Joint In Japantown Or A Licensed Rooftop Patio In Mt. Pleasant?

We hope that these are two eventualities. We’ve said before that it would be an interesting thing indeed if Japantown were to ever land a ramen house, and it goes without saying that late night beers on a Mt. Pleasant

AWESOME THING WE ATE #934 | A L’Abattoir Brunch Of Burrata Benedicts, Rosti, & Donuts

AWESOME THING WE ATE #934 | A L’Abattoir Brunch Of Burrata Benedicts, Rosti, & Donuts

by Andrew Morrison | Chef Lee Cooper and his crew are doing it a fine job of brunch at Gastown’s L’Abattoir. They just launched the new service last weekend and they’re totally nailing it. Nothing on the menu is too

HEADS UP | 10 Locally Handmade Reasons To Get Yourself To Got Craft? Over The Weekend

HEADS UP | 10 Locally Handmade Reasons To Get Yourself To Got Craft? Over The Weekend

1/ Foe and Dear handmade rings with raw, semi-precious stones. Always perfect. 2/ Tea towels and tote bags from Twig Prints (you can never have too many tea towels). 3/ Ceramics from Gabrielle Burke. 4/ Delicious Mellifera Bees Honey (love

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | Beautiful Views From A Parkade In Chinatown

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | Beautiful Views From A Parkade In Chinatown

The next cool thing is the top floor and roof of the Chinatown Plaza parkade on the southeast corner of Columbia and Keefer in Chinatown. From here you can see the city in its eastern profile, the distinct hip-and gable roof

FIELD TRIP #610 | Local Sake Expert Miki Ellis Eats & Drinks 10 Great Things In Japan

FIELD TRIP #610 | Local Sake Expert Miki Ellis Eats & Drinks 10 Great Things In Japan

Sake pro Miki Ellis of Aburi Restaurants (Miku, Minami, Gyoza Bar) recently went on a two week trip to Japan with Mariko Tajiri of That’s Life Gourmet. They visited 12 prefectures, 10 sake breweries, a beer brewery, a shochu distillery, and a

LEXICON | Defining Full Versace, The Condom Lady, Pain & Wastings, Crowpigeon, & More

LEXICON | Defining Full Versace, The Condom Lady, Pain & Wastings, Crowpigeon, & More

The Vancouver Lexicon – our A-Z dictionary of local slang, myths, legends, and such – might appear to be complete, but we mean to keep adding to it every week. Today we aim to highlight 5 more localisms that every

31 Very Worthwhile Things To Consider When Entering The Long, Cold Month Of December

31 Very Worthwhile Things To Consider When Entering The Long, Cold Month Of December

December is a bit of a trickster. On the one hand, the year is coming to a close and it feels right to accelerate its end with debaucherous belly-filling and liver crushing, while on the other hand, it feels just as right

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | We Embrace Our Total Incompetence In The Snow

1,000 COOL THINGS ABOUT VANCOUVER | We Embrace Our Total Incompetence In The Snow

by Andrew Morrison | The next cool thing is snow. You’ve probably heard a few uppity imports from other Canadian cities – especially those Back East – poking fun of us for not being able to function with any measure of confidence in

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #525 | “Elysian Coffee” Set To Open New Operation In Mount Pleasant

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #525 | “Elysian Coffee” Set To Open New Operation In Mount Pleasant

by Andrew Morrison | The good people at Elysian Coffee are set to open a new location on Monday, December 1st. Located on the southwest corner of Ontario and 7th (2301 Ontario St.), the new operation – over a year in the

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