On the Trouble with Food Festivals and the Conspiracy to Drug Donald Trump with Soda Pop

This week's intel report brings everything from bug consumption to the precarious future of the hamburger into focus.

Five Years Ago Today Inside What Would Quickly Become One of the West End’s Best Restaurants

Congratulations to the ownership and staff of Espana on Denman Street. Here's hoping for another five years!

East Van’s Little ‘Joojak’ Makes the Awesome Xi’an Burger You’ve Been Waiting For

Joojak's hearty, complex and aromatic Xi'an dishes might just help you through Vancouver's long descent into the wet of winter.

Another Hintless, Next-To-Impossible ‘Name That Vancouver Restaurant’ Challenge

Aside from assuring you that the place in question sells food, there are no hints. Why? Because it’s supposed to be hard! Good luck.

On Wine Rescuers and Where the New York Times Thinks You Should Go in Vancouver

Tracking the latest food and drink headlines, from Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart's show to the cover art of doomed Lucky Peach.

Remembering the Wildest Cocktail Competition Gastown Has Ever Seen

For this edition of #TBT (Throwback Thursday) we journey back in time to an especially crazy night at The Diamond in 2009.

Why this Abandoned 19th Century Mansion-Turned-Restaurant Would Suit Railtown

Valuing architectural history can sometimes mean incorporating ruins into new constructions, like this modern eatery in Mexico.

On Digging Up Ancient Sicilian Wine and Feeding First Responders in a Disaster Zone

Digging into the international food headlines of the week to find out about tater tots, Brexit's culinary consequences, and more.

Another Hintless, Next-To-Impossible ‘Name That Vancouver Restaurant’ Challenge

Aside from assuring you that the place in question sells food, there are no hints. Why? Because it’s supposed to be hard!

On Punishing Staff by Docking Their Tips and the Transformative Power of Craft Beer

Talia explains, among other things, how Trump's continuing failure can lead to cheaper drinks

A Look Back at the Crazy Day Long-Gone ‘Boneta’ Moved Gastown Locations

Images from the day Neil Ingram and Mark Brand's much-loved Boneta upped sticks and moved six years ago...

Another Hintless, Next-To-Impossible ‘Name That Vancouver Restaurant’ Challenge

Aside from assuring you that the place in question sells food, there are no hints. Why? Because it’s supposed to be hard!

On Carbon Farming, Converting Electricity into Food, and Making the Most out of Cheetos

The weekly food news round-up delves into low waste cocktails, culinary cartography, African-American culinary history and much more.

A Look Back at the Launch of Gastown’s Wildebeest, Five Years Ago Today

Dozens of images from the first night of a long-time restaurant industry favourite (mmm, those pork croquettes!)

Eduard’s Whisky Bar in Stuttgart Should Brighten the False Creek Seawall

With its stadium seating, fishbowl frontage and copper accents, this is an aesthetic rethink of the whisky bar we could use.

Where to Eat & Drink In Railtown / Japantown, Ranked by Scout Readers

Detailing the seven best restaurants in the neighbourhood, from the Alibi Room to St. Lawrence.

On Infusing Beer with Fried Chicken and the Importance of a Good Dishwasher

Talia shares the latest food and drink news, catching us up on moonlighting dishwashers, weird beers and more.

Eight Years Ago This week, Gastown’s Pourhouse Was Just Getting Started

In August of 2009 I poked my head into the construction site of Gastown's Pourhouse. The restaurant has since become an institution of sorts, a place of consistency and quality...

Another Hintless, Next-To-Impossible ‘Name That Vancouver Restaurant’ Challenge

Aside from assuring you that the place in question sells food, there are no hints. Why? Because it’s supposed to be hard!

If Vancouver is in the Midst of an Ice Cream Boom, Who Is Making the Best Stuff?

We pick the best ice cream shops in Vancouver and our readers rank them in order of awesomeness

The Diamond’s Adam Domet on Good Cheekies and Making You a Damn Fine Drink

Are you a Bartender or a Mixologist? "I'm a Bartender. I haven't lived at my Mom's house for 25 years."

On Lessons from Legends and How the Olympics can Change a City’s Culinary Landscape

Talia updates us on the week's essential food news, everything from food styling tips to last call at a doomed local eatery

Imagining this Bright London Eatery as a Cool ‘Room with a View’ in the Heart of Railtown

The scarcity of anything similar in Vancouver is why this gorgeous eatery in London loudly pinged our radar...

Another Hintless, Next-To-Impossible ‘Name That Vancouver Restaurant’ Challenge

Aside from assuring you that the place in question sells food, there are no hints. Why? Because it’s supposed to be hard!

Five Years Ago Today when Beaucoup Bakery was Punching Holes in Walls

Five years ago to the day we got our first look at what would eventually become Beaucoup Bakery at 2150 Fir Street.

Lining Up for the Delicious Funk of Richmond’s ‘Too Two Sauerkraut Fish’

The “Sauerkraut” is their special housemade pickled mustard greens. These lend the fish soup its characteristic funk and tartness.

On $15 Cups of Coffee and the Best Wine Movies Ever Made

This week's briefing includes news about expensive coffee, dumpling porn, the trouble with bacon and much more.

Another Hintless, Next-To-Impossible ‘Name That Vancouver Restaurant’ Challenge

Aside from assuring you that the place in question sells food, there are no hints. Why? Because it’s supposed to be hard!