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 their exploits and look forward to trying whatever it is they come up with next, but we seldom consider the individuals who toil in relative anonymity alongside them, and we’re often late in introducing those destined to join them in their starry pantheon. This series of short interviews looks to introduce our readers to this… more 

DRINKER | Five Vancouver Cocktails You Should Try In Celebration Of Spring’s Arrival

DRINKER | Five Vancouver Cocktails You Should Try In Celebration Of Spring’s Arrival

by Talia Kleinplatz | The clocks have sprung forward, the days are getting longer, and with any luck our snow days are behind us. It’s time to dust off the… more 

EXPATS REVISITED | Catching Up With Evelyn Chick, A Talent That Vancouver Misses Dearly

EXPATS REVISITED | Catching Up With Evelyn Chick, A Talent That Vancouver Misses Dearly

What happens to people when they leave Vancouver? Do they wander and wane, wither and perish? Not typically. We don’t want to cause a stampede out of this… more 

OPENING SOON | Faculty Brewing Co-Founder To Open Kombucha Bar Near Olympic Village

OPENING SOON | Faculty Brewing Co-Founder To Open Kombucha Bar Near Olympic Village

by Andrew Morrison | Last July I had the pleasure of touring Faculty Brewing Co. at the foot of Mount Pleasant in the final days of its construction. On hand… more 

DINER | How Women Collaborate At Chambar To Manage The Award-Winning Wine Program

DINER | How Women Collaborate At Chambar To Manage The Award-Winning Wine Program

by Andrew Morrison | It wasn’t that long ago that restaurant wine programs stuck close to well established or otherwise popular labels and organised them… more 

COOL THING WE WANT #498 | ‘Mixing In The Right Circles At Balthazar’, New Cocktail Book

COOL THING WE WANT #498 | ‘Mixing In The Right Circles At Balthazar’, New Cocktail Book

by Shaun Layton | For those in the know, one of the best cocktail bars in London is the famed Rules Restaurant. The bar is actually hidden next door to Rules,… more 

DRINKER | Local Brewers To Lace Up For Beer League Bash At Britannia Ice Rink, March 11th

DRINKER | Local Brewers To Lace Up For Beer League Bash At Britannia Ice Rink, March 11th

by Ken Tsui | With over 1 million Canadians lacing up their skates and hitting the ice every season, there isn't a Canadian winter pastime more essential than… more 

BARTIFACTS | Two Hand-Drawn Superheroes Hold Court Behind The Bar At Grapes & Soda

BARTIFACTS | Two Hand-Drawn Superheroes Hold Court Behind The Bar At Grapes & Soda

When most of us sit down at the bar, we usually have two things in mind: a drink and a brief but much needed escape from the stresses of daily life. More often… more 

DRINKER | How To Build A Strong Home Bar, One Drink And Five Bottles At A Time (Part 11)

DRINKER | How To Build A Strong Home Bar, One Drink And Five Bottles At A Time (Part 11)

by Shaun Layton | I’ve listed bottles 51-55 below (see also 1-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50). Depending on how much… more 

OPENING SOON | New “Back & Forth” Bar To Bring Ping Pong And Pints Model To Gastown

OPENING SOON | New “Back & Forth” Bar To Bring Ping Pong And Pints Model To Gastown

by Andrew Morrison | It's said that drinking and sports aren't big buddies. I don't think they mean ping pong and pints. It's a fun game to play over beers,… more 

AWESOME THING WE DRANK #715 | ‘Slam Dank’ – The Latest Killer IPA From Twin Sails

AWESOME THING WE DRANK #715 | ‘Slam Dank’ – The Latest Killer IPA From Twin Sails

by Carlos Mendes | In case you haven't noticed, Twin Sails is absolutely killing it right now. Along with Superflux Beer Co. (the recently re-branded 'Machine… more 

AWESOME THING WE DRANK #714 | Raats Family Wines 2012 ‘Dolomite’ Cabernet Franc

AWESOME THING WE DRANK #714 | Raats Family Wines 2012 ‘Dolomite’ Cabernet Franc

by Treve Ring | Yes, it’s true – the renegade renaissance of South Africa winemaking is now, and it’s actually made it over to shelves in BC. I’m… more 

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | Getting Bubbly With Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards’ 2013 ‘Fitz’ Brut

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | Getting Bubbly With Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards’ 2013 ‘Fitz’ Brut

by Treve Ring | Though Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards may be a new name on the BC wine scene, the Fitzpatrick family needs no introduction. With four generations… more 

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