NEVER HEARD OF IT | Slurping A Different Kind Of Noodle Soup At East Van’s Hoang Yen

NEVER HEARD OF IT | Slurping A Different Kind Of Noodle Soup At East Van’s Hoang Yen

by Ken Tsui | In a city where pho is a goliath of comfort food, Hoang Yen on Victoria Drive takes a different tack and serves up underdog bowls of bún. Bún is a thick, versatile rice noodle found in a plethora of Vietnamese dishes, most typically in fiery red bowls of soup called bun bo hue. Hoang Yen focuses instead on seafood soups that boast an array of flavours not commonly found in most Vietnamese noodle restaurants joints. The bún cá, for example, sees gently poached… more 

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… more 

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… more 

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… more 

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… more 

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 -… more 

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co.

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co.

DETAILS Kitsilano Location | 1876 West 1st Avenue | Vancouver, BC | Tel: 604-730-0321 Main Street Location | 4186 Main Street | Vancouver, BC | Telephone:… more 

LEXICON | Defining Post-Traumatic Aritzia Disorder, Psychopod, Bentall Burbs & More

LEXICON | Defining Post-Traumatic Aritzia Disorder, Psychopod, Bentall Burbs & 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… more 

Abbey, The

Abbey, The

DETAILS 117 West Pender Street | Vancouver, BC Telephone: 604-336-7100 | Email: info [at] abbeyvan.com Web: www.abbeyvan.com | Twitter | Facebook The Abbey is… more 

HEADS UP | Mutual Benefit & White Poppy Are Playing A Show At The Cobalt Tonight

HEADS UP | Mutual Benefit & White Poppy Are Playing A Show At The Cobalt Tonight

by Daniel Colussi | A quick heads up to inform you that this evening the Austin-by-way-of-St.-Louis by-way-of-Ohio by-way-of-Boston baroque/folk crew Mutual… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Adbusters

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Adbusters

Adbusters | A thoroughly depressing but always illuminating anti-consumerist magazine founded in 1989 by Bill Schmalz and Kalle Lasn right here in Vancouver… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | South Granville’s “Heirloom” On The Lookout For Bartenders

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | South Granville’s “Heirloom” On The Lookout For Bartenders

The GOODS from Heirloom Vegetarian Vancouver, BC | Heirloom Vegetarian is now hiring Bartenders! We are looking for those with a passion for service and… more 

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | The 3 Albums That Anchor The Tastes Of Super Vancouverites

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | The 3 Albums That Anchor The Tastes Of Super Vancouverites

Definitive Records asks interesting Vancouverites to pick the three albums that anchor their musical tastes. Today, we hear from Bob Rennie. Most Vancouverites… more 

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