STAFF MEAL | Japanese Pre-Shift Feast At Mount Pleasant’s Peruvian-Inspired Chicha

STAFF MEAL | Japanese Pre-Shift Feast At Mount Pleasant’s Peruvian-Inspired Chicha

by Ken Tsui | Before chefs Shelome Bouvette and Allison Flook kick-off another fully booked dinner service at Mount Pleasant’s Peruvian-inspired Chicha eatery, they step aside to make way for general manager Kumiko Umeno, who will be putting together the night's staff meal with her mom, Sayuri, as back-up. Together, they’re making mizutake and freshly folded gyozas for the team. Mizutake is a Japanese chicken noodle soup - a comforting classic and exactly what the team needs… more 

STAFF MEAL | Digging Into A Spicy Korean Stew With The Crew At Farmer’s Apprentice

STAFF MEAL | Digging Into A Spicy Korean Stew With The Crew At Farmer’s Apprentice

by Ken Tsui | After being closed for two days, Tuesday afternoon is a busy push at the award­-winning, South Granville restaurant Farmer’s Apprentice as… more 

STAFF MEAL | Digging Into A Family-Style Spread At Kitsilano’s Celebrated “Maenam”

STAFF MEAL | Digging Into A Family-Style Spread At Kitsilano’s Celebrated “Maenam”

by Ken Tsui | In the kitchen at Kitsilano’s Maenam, chef Angus An and his team are putting together their greatest hits for tonight's staff meal. Jen… more 

STAFF MEAL | Scarfing “Chilaquiles” Before Service Starts At The Drive’s La Mezcaleria

STAFF MEAL | Scarfing “Chilaquiles” Before Service Starts At The Drive’s La Mezcaleria

by Ken Tsui | It’s early in the afternoon at Commercial Drive's La Mezcaleria and Chef Alexander Cruz is getting ready to feed his crew after hours of… more 

STAFF MEAL | Gastown’s “Wildebeest” Eats Korean Tteokbokki And Kalbi For Staff Meal

STAFF MEAL | Gastown’s “Wildebeest” Eats Korean Tteokbokki And Kalbi For Staff Meal

The Staff Meal photo essays detail the stories behind the family-style meals that some of Vancouver’s busiest restaurant crews get either before or after… more 

STAFF MEAL | How The Crew Breaks Bread Before Service At Railtown’s ‘Ask For Luigi’

STAFF MEAL | How The Crew Breaks Bread Before Service At Railtown’s ‘Ask For Luigi’

Staff Meal is a new column by Ken Tsui. The photo essays will detail the stories behind the family-style meals that some of Vancouver’s busiest restaurant… more 

STAFF MEAL | On Saturday Night Bourbon & Tostada Feasts At Chinatown’s “Bao Bei”

STAFF MEAL | On Saturday Night Bourbon & Tostada Feasts At Chinatown’s “Bao Bei”

Staff Meal is a new column by Ken Tsui. The photo essays will detail the stories behind the family-style meals that some of Vancouver's busiest restaurant… more 

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