Food

Welcome to the FOOD section of the Scout Community. It’s our curated collection of local, independent eateries, bakeries, cafes, roasters, caterers, and other edible operations that we think are contributing to the overall excellence and progression of BC’s gastronomic landscape. We are therefore proud to help promote each and every one of them here and by sharing their news and employment requirements on our front page.

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Ai & Om

129 East Pender St. | 604.428.8784 | aiandomknives.com | Ai & Om Knives, located in the heart of historic Chinatown, offers a thoughtfully curated selection of Japanese knives, sharpening stones, and cutting boards as well as hand-sharpening services for both western and Japanese-style knives along with knife-skills classes and sharpening workshops…EXPLORE AI & OM

Bittered Sling

Telephone: 604-809-9479 | www.bitteredsling.com |Bittered Sling celebrates the unique life and business partnership of celebrated chef Jonathan Chovancek and award-winning mixologist/sommelier Lauren Mote, who together have contributed more than 30 years of professional experience, knowledge and innovation to the Canadian and International food and beverage community…EXPLORE BITTERED SLING

Cartems Donuterie

534 West Pender St. & 2152 Main St (6th & Main) | www.cartems.com | We’re stoked to be here! I started this company with a good friend of mine, and with the help of a few others along the way. Cartems was literally born out of a dream I had 10 years ago. I went to bed one night and woke up with a vision of opening an amazing donut shop, even going so far as foreseeing its name…EXPLORE CARTEMS

Chefs’ Table Society of BC

Founded by Jamie Maw and Sid Cross, the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia is a registered, non-profit society composed of BC’s leading chefs and culinary professionals. It is a chef administered, province-wide collaborative dedicated to creating a foundation for the exchange of information between culinary professionals. The Society supports innovative and sustainable programs that will inspire, educate and nurture BC chefs, producers and the local food industry…EXPLORE THE CHEFS TABLE SOCIETY

Cioffi’s

4142, 4516, 4150 Hastings St. | Burnaby, BC | 604-291-9373 | www.cioffisgroup.com | .25 years ago, Cioffi’s Meat Market & Deli began as a small family business proudly supplying the Lower Mainland with specialty local and imported deli, meat and grocery products. Rino Cioffi and his father Antonio opened the single store in February of 1990 which has since grown to have 3 side-by-side locations and over 80 employees…EXPLORE CIOFFI’S

Cocktails & Canapes Catering + Events

150-351 Abbott St. | PO Box 98882 | Vancouver BC | 604-424-8788 | www.cocktailsandcanapes.ca | Cocktails & Canapes is a one-stop shop for all of your catering and event needs. We specialize in conceptualizing and producing large-scale cocktail soirees where guests can mingle and socialize throughout a custom-designed room while indulging on a perfectly-executed, customized menu…EXPLORE COCKTAILS & CANAPES

Cook Culture

377 Howe St. | 604-662-4918 | www.cookculture.com | We believe the one thing everyone can make in their kitchen is a better life. We want everyone to have more fun and eat better, enjoy time with family and friends, and connect with the people who grow and make what we eat. We help people improve their kitchen skills with…EXPLORE COOK CULTURE

Culinary Capers Catering & Special Events

Culinary Capers Catering is a full service off premise catering company that has been serving the greater Vancouver area since 1986. We cater to a complete range of clients, serving…EXPLORE CULINARY CAPERS

Dirty Apron Cooking School & Delicatessen

The Dirty Apron Cooking School is Vancouver’s newest, most exciting culinary playground. A place for the amateur, the culinary-inclined, or the curious, The Dirty Apron Cooking School offers a fun, relaxed environment to learn, explore, and unleash your inner chef…EXPLORE THE DIRTY APRON

Fanny Bay

762 Cambie St. Vancouver, BC | 778-379-9511 & 778-379-9510 | www.fannybayoysters.com | Opening at 762 Cambie Street in Downtown Vancouver’s Stadium District, Fanny Bay Oyster Bar will bring a bounty of fresh, tide-to-table fare to the heart of the city, offering seating for 50 (including 16 at its oyster bar) and a full bar, as well as a shellfish market where patrons can purchase top-quality…EXPLORE FANNY BAY

Grain

GRAIN founders Janna Bishop and Shira McDermott source Canadian products exclusively, choosing high quality grains with total traceability, offering a complete story to customers looking for a stronger connection to the farmers growing their food. Realizing that Canada’s best dry goods are either exported or canned, GRAIN has set out to disrupt the traditional food supply chain by giving local consumers a taste of the prairies, supplying top-quality, nutrient-rich, Canadian dry goods with a story behind them…EXPLORE GRAIN

Granville Island

Granville Island is an urban haven spilling over with fine restaurants, theatres, galleries and studios, and of course, fresh food. For over 35 years, the Public Market has delighted Vancouverites. Some of the Market’s businesses continue to flourish after…EXPLORE GRANVILLE ISLAND

Harvest Community Foods

243 Union St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-682-8851 | harvestunion.ca | Harvest has roots firmly planted in community. The grocery and foods shop began as community project This Space…EXPLORE HARVEST COMMUNITY FOODS

Joy Road Catering

From our inception selling pastries at the farmers’ markets, Joy Road Catering has primarily used local ingredients for the simple reason that fresh tastes better. And while socially-responsible food sourcing…EXPLORE JOY ROAD

Knifewear

4215 Main Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-215-1033 | www.knifewear.com | Knifewear sells crazy sharp knives that keep their edge longer than you ever thought possible. Japanese knives are made with harder steel, and because of this they stay sharper for longer. By bringing these knives to professional and home chefs, Knifewear creates happiness in the kitchen. No more squished tomatoes…EXPLORE KNIFEWEAR

Les Amis du Fromage

843 E. Hastings St. & W. 2nd Ave, Vancouver, BC | 604-253-4218 & 604-732-4218 www.buycheese.ca | les amis du FROMAGE is Vancouver’s busiest and best cheese shop. Not only have the readers of…EXPLORE LES AMIS DU FROMAGE

Made By Pacific

220 Prior St. | Vancouver, BC | 604 620 3993 | www.madebypacific.com | Pacific is more than a woodshop, it’s a creative hub for design-driven craftsmanship. We’re made up of hands-on makers who create tailored solutions for products and experiences that stand out and spark conversation. Above all, we take pride in collaborating with local communities, businesses and homeowners to…EXPLORE MADE BY PACIFIC

Meinhardt Fine Foods

www.meinhardtfinefoods.com | At Meinhardt Fine Foods you’ll find a delicious line of freshly prepared foods and signature items in a fresh and entertaining environment. Western Canada’s culinary destination since 1996, Meinhardt Fine Foods boasts some of the best olive oils in the city and is best known for its…EXPLORE MEINHARDT FINE FOODS

Oyama Sausage Co.

Granville Island Public Market | 604-327-7407 | www.oyamasausage.ca | We opened our store on Granville Island in the amazing Public Market in 2001, moving to Vancouver from…EXPLORE THE OYAMA SAUSAGE CO.

Railtown Catering

397 Railway St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-568-8811 | www.railtowncatering.ca | Located in the heart of Vancouver’s heritage Railtown district, Railtown Catering’s passionate and dedicated team of event planners and chefs provides exceptional food and service for a wide variety of events and office deliveries…EXPLORE RAILTOWN CATERING

Savoury Chef

Founded by Chef Taryn Wa, Savoury Chef has rapidly become one of Vancouver’s premier full-service event caterers. Savoury Chef focuses on the use of local and in-season ingredients to produce tailored dishes and…EXPLORE SAVOURY CHEF

Truffles Fine Foods

At Truffles Fine Foods we are passionate about good food and believe in excellence with everything to do with food: its taste, quality, preparation and presentation. We blend the finest…EXPLORE TRUFFLES FINE FOODS

Two Rivers Specialty Meats

Two Rivers Specialty Meats is a purveyor of fine local meats including beef, chicken, pork, duck, venison, elk, game birds and much more that are free of antibiotics, hormones and chemical feed additives…EXPLORE TWO RIVERS

UBC Farm

3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver, BC | 604-822-5092  |  www.ubcfarm.ubc.ca | The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS), located at UBC Farm, is a unique research centre that aims to understand and fundamentally transform local and global food systems towards a more sustainable, food secure future. The centre is a living laboratory, committed to finding solutions to both…EXPLORE UBC FARM

Urban Digs Farm

Urban Digs is a small farm based in South Burnaby in a pocket of precious Agricultural Land Reserve less than 20km away from the restaurants and families they grow for. Urban Digs strives to grow…EXPLORE URBAN DIGS FARM

Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise™ Program

The Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program works directly with restaurants, markets, food services and suppliers to ensure they have the most current scientific information regarding sustainable seafood and to help them make ocean-friendly buying decisions. The options are highlighted on their menus and display cases with the Ocean Wise symbol, making it easier for consumers to make ocean-friendly seafood choices.

49th Parallel Coffee Roasters & Lucky’s Doughnuts

2902 Main St. & 2198 West 4th Ave | www.49thcoffee.com | www.luckysdoughnuts.com | Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters sources and roasts the world’s finest coffees. We choose our beans carefully, buying green coffee directly from farmers and co-ops to create relationships that extend far beyond the growing season…EXPLORE 49th & LUCKY’S

Agrius

732 Yates St. | Victoria, BC | 778.265.6312 | www.agriusrestaurant.com | We are a contemporary regional restaurant, inspired by French cuisine. We learn from, but are not confined to, traditional and classic methods, while always remaining progressive in our approach to handling ingredients and preparing food. Our menu is dictated by the seasonal availability and quality of the organic ingredients we use…EXPLORE AGRIUS

Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe

Beaucoup Bakery & Café opened its doors in December 2012, offering French-inspired pastries and childhood favourites with some smart, unique twists. The reason for opening…EXPLORE BEAUCOUP BAKERY & CAFE

Bel Café

801 West Georgia St | 604-673-7000 | www.belcafe.com | Situated in the hub of Vancouver’s business and shopping district, David Hawksworth’s Bel Café combines expertly prepared food and beverages with…EXPLORE BEL CAFE

Caffè Artigiano

Home of the Canadian Barista Champion | Locations | www.caffeartigiano.com | When it comes to the best quality coffee and espresso, Caffè Artigiano is in a league of its own. Regarded as…EXPLORE CAFFE ARTIGIANO

Camp Lifestyle + Coffee Co.

1066 Millar Creek Rd. | Whistler, BC | 604 932 0123 | www.camplifestyle.ca | A modern lifestyle store for the sustainable and responsible camper’ Camp Collective sells a broad range of specialty goods designed, sourced and crafted in North America. Items include clothing, tents, magazines, furniture, ceramics, jewellery, sound systems, body products, beer growlers, watches, pillows, chocolate, canoe paddles and…EXPLORE CAMP LIFESTYLE & COFFEE CO.

Cartems Donuterie

534 West Pender St. & 2152 Main St (6th & Main) | www.cartems.com | We’re stoked to be here! I started this company with a good friend of mine, and with the help of a few others along the way. Cartems was literally born out of a dream I had 10 years ago. I went to bed one night and woke up with a vision of opening an amazing donut shop, even going so far as foreseeing its name…EXPLORE CARTEMS

Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie 

The story of Chez Christophe is a story of love and passion – your Artisans love for sharing his creations and a little bit of his Swiss origins by introducing you to a small taste of Switzerland…EXPLORE CHEZ CHRISTOPHE

ChocolaTas

Unit 101 & 102 – 31060 Peardonville Rd. | Abbotsford, BC | 1-604-504-5957 | www.chocolatas.com | ChocolaTas is owned and operated by Wim & Veve Tas. Their dream to introduce Vancouver to Belgian chocolate, combined with creative flavour combinations began 12 years ago and has grown from a home based business to a production facility and two stores…EXPLORE CHOCOLATAS

Chocolate Arts

Since 1992, Chocolate Arts has quite literally been breaking the mold. One of the first chocolatiers in Vancouver to make their confections entirely by hand, owner and head chocolatier Greg Hook and his…EXPLORE CHOCOLATE ARTS

Earnest Ice Cream

3992 Fraser St. | 604.428.0697 | www.earnesticecream.com | Earnest Ice Cream was born from a simple love of ice cream. When we launched in 2012, we knew we had to create ice cream that expresses our…EXPLORE EARNEST ICE CREAM

East Van Roasters Cafe

319 Carrall Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-629-7562 | www.eastvanroasters.com | East Van Roasters is a bean-to-bar chocolate shop, coffee roaster and bakery that opened in April 2013. Our café is situated in the historic Rainier Hotel and has a warm and relaxing environment where you can watch parts of the chocolate making process happening in the…EXPLORE EAST VAN ROASTERS

Giovane Cafe + Eatery

1038 Canada Place | Vancouver, BC | 604-695-5501 | www.giovanecafe.com | At Giovane Cafe + Eatery you must indulge – sip on seriously qualified Stumptown coffee, snack on homemade baked goods and pizza, or sample from the premium pastas and Italian wine. Giovane Cafe + Eatery combines authentically local and Italian fare with a comfortable, modern space…EXPLORE GIOVANE

Greenhorn Espresso Bar

994 Nicola Street | Vancouver, BC | 604.428.2912 | greenhorncafe.com | Greenhorn espresso bar is nestled in the heart of the west end on a beautiful residential street. The character building…EXPLORE GREENHORN

JJ Bean

LOCATIONS | 604-254-0161 | www.jjbeancoffee.com | The Neate family has been roasting coffee in Vancouver for four generations. In 1996, John Neate Jr. (JJ) created a company of coffee lovers called JJ Bean. We believe people have intrinsic value. For that reason, we seek to honour our coffee producers, our staff, and ultimately our customers by only serving the freshest coffee possible…EXPLORE JJ BEAN

Kafka’s Coffee & Tea

2525 Main St, Vancouver BC | 604.569.2967 | www.kafkascoffee.ca | Kafka’s Coffee strives to serve the best tasting drinks possible. Every cup of coffee is brewed to order with specifications to highlight the natural flavours of the coffee. Our single origin coffees change regularly to reflect the seasonality of each coffee and ensure freshness. Kafka’s coffees are freshly roasted by…EXPLORE KAFKAS

Matchstick Coffee Roasters

639 East 15th Ave. | 604-558-0639 | www.matchstickcoffee.com | At Matchstick Coffee Roasters, we believe that all too often, we place common things into categories that they need…EXPLORE MATCHSTICK COFFEE

Meinhardt Fine Foods

www.meinhardtfinefoods.com | At Meinhardt Fine Foods you’ll find a delicious line of freshly prepared foods and signature items in a fresh and entertaining environment. Western Canada’s culinary destination since 1996, Meinhardt Fine Foods boasts some of the best olive oils in the city and is best known for its…EXPLORE MEINHARDT FINE FOODS

Milano Coffee

156 West 8th | 36 Powell | 849 Denman | www.milanocoffee.ca | The Milano taste was developed from a century of artisanship in the Italian coffee tradition. This distinguished taste comes from…EXPLORE MILANO COFFEE

Mister

1141 Mainland St. | 778-927-5120 | www.madebymister.com | Mister is an artisan, liquid nitrogen-churned ice cream parlour located in the heart of Yaletown. Mister’s ice cream is made from scratch, in-house, using pure, natural ingredients. Every cup is made fresh to order, as customers watch ingredients turn into ice cream in under one minute, right before their eyes…EXPLORE MISTER

Mogiana Coffee

www.mogianacoffee.com | Tel: 1-866-365-1131 | info@mogianacoffee.com | In a world of fair-trade and ethical coffee, one Vancouver company takes a unique approach to growing its coffee…family…EXPLORE MOGIANA COFFEE

Mosquito

32 Water Street | 604-398-3188 | www.mosquitodessert.com | We hope the name MOSQUITO opens up new perspectives on people’s sense of beauty, encourages them to see beyond appearances and explore. Our beautiful 42 seats room is intimate and favourable for a date. Not only for love-birds though, our Gatsby-ish atmosphere is also perfect for after-work drinks with colleagues…EXPLORE MOSQUITO

Nero Belgian Waffle Bar

1002 Seymour St. & 1703 Robson St. | Vancouver BC | www.nerobelgianwafflebar.com | Nero had its unassuming beginning in 2012 when owners Jan and Eilnaz, a young Belgian couple, fell in love with Vancouver and moved here, bringing with them a Belgian specialty- waffles! Using carefully perfected recipes, the two could initially be seen on the front lines of the tiny Robson storefront…EXPLORE NERO

Pallet Coffee Roasters

323 Semlin Dr. | Vancouver, BC | 604.255.2014 | palletcoffeeroasters.com | At Pallet Coffee Roasters quality, traceability, & transparency always come first. We source in season coffees from…EXPLORE PALLET COFFEE ROASTERS

Revolver Coffee

325 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC | 604-558-4444 | revolvercoffee.ca | Inspired by some of the world’s most influential cafes, from Japan to New York to Montreal and back, Revolver is the brainchild of…EXPLORE REVOLVER COFFEE

Terra Breads

Terra Breads has four locations in Vancouver, BC | www.terrabreads.com | At Terra Breads, sharing the common language of good food binds us together. Staying true to time-honoured and traditional…EXPLORE TERRA BREADS

Thierry

1059 Alberni St. Vancouver, BC | 604-608-6870 | www.thierrychocolates.com | Founded in the traditions of internationally acclaimed maître pâtissier Thierry Busset’s native France, Thierry offers a contemporary…EXPLORE THIERRY

Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie

128-998 Harbourside Dr. & 2539 West Broadway | www.ThomasHaas.com | A fourth-generation pâtissier, Thomas Haas was first introduced to the delicate art of hand-crafting…EXPLORE THOMAS HAAS CHOCOLATES & PATISSERIE

Timbertrain Coffee Roasters

311 West Cordova Street | Vancouver BC | 604.915.9188 | www.timbertrain.ca | Let us tell you a story about Timbertrain Coffee Roasters when it was just a dream. It began with three guys…EXPLORE TIMBERTRAIN

49th Parallel Coffee Roasters & Lucky’s Doughnuts

2902 Main St. & 2198 West 4th Ave | www.49thcoffee.com | www.luckysdoughnuts.com | Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters sources and roasts the world’s finest coffees. We choose our beans carefully, buying green coffee directly from farmers and co-ops to create relationships that extend far beyond the growing season…EXPLORE 49th & LUCKY’S

Acorn

3995 Main Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-566-9001 | theacornrestaurant.ca | Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw, Gluten Free options abound. Bar open until 2am with special bar menu starting at 10pm every night…EXPLORE THE ACORN

Agrius

732 Yates St. | Victoria, BC | 778.265.6312 | www.agriusrestaurant.com | We are a contemporary regional restaurant, inspired by French cuisine. We learn from, but are not confined to, traditional and classic methods, while always remaining progressive in our approach to handling ingredients and preparing food. Our menu is dictated by the seasonal availability and quality of the organic ingredients we use…EXPLORE AGRIUS

Alibi Room

157 Alexander St | Vancouver, BC | MAP | 604-623-3383 | Alibi.ca | In the summer of 2006, after working under the previous ownership for over seven years, Nigel Springthorpe with his…EXPLORE ALIBI ROOM

Ancora Waterfront Dining & Patio

1600 #2 Howe Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-681-1164 | www.ancoradining.com | Situated along Vancouver’s picturesque False Creek seawall, Ancora Dining and Patio dishes up West Coast sustainable cuisine with Peruvian and Japanese flare. The former home of C Restaurant has been transformed into a sleek, modern fine dining space. Embracing the city’s stunning waterfront landscape, Ancora’s contemporary design features…EXPLORE ANCORA

Anh and Chi

3388 Main St. | 604 874 0832 | www.anhandchi.com | Anh and Chi is a vibrant, cultured and hip hub to eat, drink and connect. It represents the countless brothers and sisters, across several generations, who share their talent, passion, and a vision for Vietnamese fare. Our mom grew up in grandma’s café, which was a space for people to gather, eat and express themselves. Her shop played pre-1975 Nhac Vang music…EXPLORE ANH & CHI

AnnaLena

1809 West 1st Ave. | Vancouver, BC | 778 379 4052 | www.annalena.ca | Named to honour Chef Michael Robbins’ two grandmothers for what they represent in his life, AnnaLena is about imagination, creativity and possibility. An artist, designer and fashion-lover, Robbins has created his own vision and artistic expression for the restaurant near Kits beach, and plans to…EXPLORE ANNALENA

Araxi

4222 Village Square | Whistler | MAP | 604-932-4540 | www.araxi.com | A crossroads of mountain elegance and approachable dining in the heart of Whistler Village, Araxi enjoys a long-held…EXPLORE ARAXI

Arbor

3941 Main St. | 604-620-3256 | www.thearborrestaurant.ca | The Arbor is a playful, quick service, two-patio neighbourhood restaurant focused on good times, great drinks and refined indulgences. Its kitchen uses fresh, wild foraged and otherwise real plant-based ingredients to create familiar comfort foods – like the signature Arburger – while its bar program zeroes in on wines, beers and ciders…EXPLORE THE ARBOR

Ask For Luigi

305 Alexander Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-428-2544 | www.askforluigi.com | Ask for Luigi is a casual and intimate Italian-inspired restaurant, specializing in fresh hand made pasta. The service is family-style…EXPLORE ASK FOR LUIGI

Au Comptoir

2278 W 4th Ave | Vancouver, BC | 604-569-2278 | www.aucomptoir.ca | Au Comptoir recreates the ambiance and experience of a visit to a true Parisian bistro restaurant through its atmosphere, personable service and Vancouver inspired French cuisine. As soon as you step through the doors, you…EXPLORE AU COMPTOIR

Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie

163 Keefer St. | Vancouver | 604-688-0876 | www.bao-bei.ca | Meaning “precious” in Mandarin, Bao Bei opened in January of 2010 in the heart of Chinatown with the hope of…EXPLORE BAO BEI CHINESE BRASSERIE

Bar Oso

9 – 4222 Village Square | Whistler, BC | 604-962-4540 ext. 1 | www.baroso.ca | Bar Oso – “oso” meaning “bear” in Spanish, an homage to Whistler’s local wildlife –offers a profusion of Spanish-influenced small plates including raciones (platters), pintxos (skewers), charcuterie boards, and a wide range of tapas drawn from Araxi Restaurant Executive Chef James Walt’s international repertoire and…EXPLORE BAR OSO

Bauhaus

1 West Cordova St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-974-1147 | www.bauhaus-restaurant.com | Bauhaus Restaurant is at the cutting edge of fine dining, delivering innovating techniques, fresh flavours, and exceptional service to downtown Vancouver. Our menu, designed and prepared by world-renowned Michelin Star chef Stefan Hartmann, reflects a contemporary approach to German cuisine and…EXPLORE BAUHAUS

Beach Bay Café & Patio

1193 Denman St.| 604-685-7337 | www.beachbaycafe.com | Situated on Denman Street, just steps from the ocean at English Bay, Beach Bay Café & Patio offers fresh West Coast cuisine in its natural habitat. Proudly partnering with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program, the team is pleased to use sustainably sourced ocean-friendly seafood to create simple and delicious dishes…EXPLORE BEACH BAY CAFE

Bestie

105 East Pender Street | Vancouver, BC | www.bestie.ca | Bestie is a friendly little sausage and beer parlour in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown. Inspired by German street food, Bestie serves…EXPLORE BESTIE

Bishop’s

2183 West 4th Ave, Vancouver | MAP | 604-738-2025 | www.bishopsonline.com | Tucked away on West 4th in Kitsilano is a legendary restaurant with a big reputation. For more than…EXPLORE BISHOP’S

Bistro Wagon Rouge

1869 Powell St. | Vancouver, BC |  604-251-4070 | bistrowagonrouge.com | Bistro Wagon Rouge (sister restaurant to The Red Wagon) is a ‘plaid’ collar French bistro located in the heart of Vancouver’s old port district. With playlists compiled by their friends at Red Cat and Zulu, an ever-changing “classics” menu and plenty of features to select from…EXPLORE BISTRO WAGON ROUGE

Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar

1095 Hamilton St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-688-8078 | www.bluewatercafe.net | An anchor in Vancouver’s culinary landscape, Blue Water Cafe is recognized as the City’s definitive destination for seafood…EXPLORE BLUE WATER CAFE

Bottleneck

870 Granville Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-739-4540 | www.thebottleneck.ca | Located below the historic Commodore Ballroom at 870 Granville Street. You’ll find a beautifully restored modern…EXPLORE THE BOTTLENECK

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

845 Burrard Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-642-2900 | www.boulevardvancouver.ca |Vancouver’s Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar provides a distinctive showcase for the celebrated culinary vision of Executive Chef Alex Chen and redefines the fine art of dining with subtle, unexpected and playful approaches to cuisine, service and style. With an innovative approach that blends a…EXPLORE BOULEVARD

Bufala

5395 West Blvd | Vancouver, BC | 604-267-7499 | www.bufala.ca | Bufala is an independent restaurant born out of a passion for pizza and beautiful design, and the belief that all neighbourhoods need a great restaurant…EXPLORE BUFALA

Burdock & Co.

2702 Main St. | 604-879-0077 | www.burdockandco.com | Burdock & Co serves refined dishes crafted from organic ingredients. Chef Andrea Carlson’s relationship with local suppliers…EXPLORE BURDOCK & CO.

Cabrito

2270 Commercial Dr.604.620.7636 | www.cabrito.ca | Located in vibrant Commercial Drive, Cabrito is the neighborhood’s cozy nook focused on offering great Spanish cuisine.  It adds to the already rich cultural tapestry of this amazing neighborhood.  With a stunning mural drawn by local artist Yared Nigussu and rotating live entertainment varying from traditional Flamenco to Latin soul…EXPLORE CABRITO

Cacao

1898 W 1st Ave | Kistilano | Vancouver, BC | www.cacaovancouver.com | Its kitchen represents a progressive and fresh Latin American menu, created with a sinuous, steady hand and a focus on high quality, regional ingredients. Located within the charming and friendly neighbourhood of Kitsilano, Cacao is the very kind of neighbourhood corner post that becomes a favourite refuge after a long day…EXPLORE CACAO

Café Medina

556 Beatty St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-879-3114 | www.medinacafe.com | A quaint cafe next door to popular night time hang out Chambar, Medina serves tasty and affordable breakfast, lunch and…EXPLORE MEDINA CAFE

Campagnolo

1020 Main St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-484-6018 | www.campagnolorestaurant.ca | Campagnolo offers affordable, casual Italian dining in a warm and welcoming space. The…EXPLORE CAMPAGNOLO

Campagnolo ROMA

2297 East Hastings,  Vancouver | 604-569-0456 | campagnoloroma.com | Campagnolo ROMA is located in the former Italian district of Hastings Sunrise, serving rustic Italian dishes inspired…EXPLORE CAMPAGNOLO ROMA

Chambar

562 Beatty St., Vancouver | MAP | 604- 879-7119 | www.chambar.com | Chef Nico Schuerman and his wife Karri have brought to life their dream of opening a restaurant where guests can experience fine dining in a…EXPLORE CHAMBAR

Chicha

136 East Broadway | Vancouver | 604-620-3963 | chicharestaurant.com | Chicha restaurant is a modern Peruvian inspired tapas restaurant just west of Main on Broadway in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood…EXPLORE CHICHA

Chill Winston

3 Alexander Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-288-9575 | www.chillwinston.com | Always original, Chill Winston is a palate-teasing, locavore-loving, meant-for mingling Gastrolounge. A blend of the unexpected – modern yet rustic fare, chill yet animated vibes, unique yet approachable design. Paired with its naughty little sister, Guilt & Co. Live Music Lounge (directly below), it’s an…EXPLORE CHILL WINSTON

Cibo Trattoria

900 Seymour St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-602-9570 | www.cibotrattoria.ca | Located adjacent to the lobby of the Moda Hotel and steps away from the Orpheum Theatre, Cibo Trattoria specializes in…EXPLORE CIBO TRATTORIA

Cinara

350 West Pender, Vancouver, BC | 604-616-8464 | www.cinara.ca | Cinara is a 40 seat restaurant located on the corner of Homer St. and West Pender in the Victorian Hotel. With a European approach to cuisine…EXPLORE CINARA

CinCin Ristorante + Bar

1154 Robson Street, Vancouver | MAP | 604-688-7338 | www.cincin.net | A winding stone staircase leads upward from bustling Robson Street to this celebrated Vancouver…EXPLORE CINCIN RISTORANTE

Cioffi’s

4142, 4516, 4150 Hastings St. | Burnaby, BC | 604-291-9373 | www.cioffisgroup.com | .25 years ago, Cioffi’s Meat Market & Deli began as a small family business proudly supplying the Lower Mainland with specialty local and imported deli, meat and grocery products. Rino Cioffi and his father Antonio opened the single store in February of 1990 which has since grown to have 3 side-by-side locations and over 80 employees…EXPLORE CIOFFI’S

Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill

1133 & 1129 Hamilton St. | MAP | 604-688-7466 | cioppinosyaletown.com | Let Pino surprise and refresh your palate with “Cucina Naturale”, a classical style of cooking that emphasizes the…EXPLORE CIOPPINO’S

Dirty Apron Cooking School & Delicatessen

The Dirty Apron Cooking School is Vancouver’s newest, most exciting culinary playground. A place for the amateur, the culinary-inclined, or the curious, The Dirty Apron Cooking School offers a fun, relaxed environment to learn, explore, and unleash your inner chef…EXPLORE THE DIRTY APRON

District Brasserie

13 Lonsdale | North Vancouver | 778-338-4938 | thedistrictsocial.com | Few things in life are better than a cone of patats friet perfectly paired with a crisp Belgian lager…EXPLORE THE DISTRICT BRASSERIE

Dixie’s Authentic Texas BBQ

337 E Hastings St. | Vancouver, BC | 778-379-4770 | www.meatatdixies.com | Dixie’s is bringin’ the authentic BBQ of Austin, Texas all the way up to Vancouver. From mouth-watering, deep-smoked BBQ meats & home-style sides to make sure yer never off one’s feed… to cold, refreshing beer & southern-inspired cocktails that’ll make it feel like ya been in the sun. Dixie’s will treat ya’ll to the storied, rustic warmth of true southern hospitality…EXPLORE DIXIE’S

East Van Roasters Cafe

319 Carrall Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-629-7562 | www.eastvanroasters.com | East Van Roasters is a bean-to-bar chocolate shop, coffee roaster and bakery that opened in April 2013. Our café is situated in the historic Rainier Hotel and has a warm and relaxing environment where you can watch parts of the chocolate making process happening in the…EXPLORE EAST VAN ROASTERS

Edible Canada

Edible Canada is a five year-old business headquartered at Granville Island Public Market, in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada. Edible BC is Canada’s largest culinary tourism and specialty…EXPLORE EDIBLE CANADA

El Santo

680 Columbia St, New Westminster, BC | 604-553-1849  | www.elsanto.ca | Taking home Gold for best Latin restaurant at this year’s Vancouver Magazine Awards, el Santo is located in historic New Westminster, British Columbia, at 680 Columbia St. Open seven days a week, el Santo offers menu items that will intrigue all taste buds. With vegan and gluten free options and…EXPLORE EL SANTO

Elementa

Elementa is a series of pop-up dinners in Vancouver, BC | www.elementapnw.ca |Elementa is a collective of young, ambitious culinary talents. We promote a modern approach to cooking in the Pacific Northwest. By harnessing the raw natural bounty and fertile abundance of the surrounding area, Elementa desires to connect people to place and to one another. Our goal is to explore our region through gastronomic endeavours….EXPLORE ELEMENTA

Espana

1118 Denman | Vancouver | 604-558-4040 | espanarestaurant.ca | España is a cozy and intimate forty seat restaurant that showcases flavours and wines from Spain. Chef Neil Taylor produces a menu of 40 or so tapas…EXPLORE ESPANA

Fanny Bay

762 Cambie St. Vancouver, BC | 778-379-9511 & 778-379-9510 | www.fannybayoysters.com | Opening at 762 Cambie Street in Downtown Vancouver’s Stadium District, Fanny Bay Oyster Bar will bring a bounty of fresh, tide-to-table fare to the heart of the city, offering seating for 50 (including 16 at its oyster bar) and a full bar, as well as a shellfish market where patrons can purchase top-quality…EXPLORE FANNY BAY

Farmer’s Apprentice

1529 West 6th | Vancouver, BC | 604-620-2070 | www.farmersapprentice.ca | Our intention is to serve unique food and wine in a comfortable setting accessible to everyone. We would like to welcome everybody with our passion and sincerity. We invite you to join us whether it is for a cup of coffee, glass of wine, snack, a quick lunch or…EXPLORE FARMER’S APPRENTICE

Fat Mao

217 E Georgia St. | Vancouver | 604-569-8192 | www.fatmaonoodles.com |Meaning “Lucky Cat” in Cantonese, Fat Mao is one of award-winning Chef Angus An’s four successful restaurants. The first to open was Thai-inspired Maenam, followed by Longtail Kitchen, where An serves casual street food. Then in 2016 Chef Angus welcomed both Freebird Chicken Shack and Fat Mao Noodles….EXPLORE FAT MAO

Fayuca

1009 Hamilton Street | 604.689.8523 | www.fayuca.ca | Fayuca is a term used in Northern Mexico to describe petty contraband goods smuggled over the border like clothes, liquor, and food. In the context of Yaletown’s newest restaurant, Fayuca is inspired by the free flow of flavours and ideas across borders, up and down the Pacific Coastline….EXPLORE FAYUCA

Field & Social

415 Dunsmuir St. | Vancouver, BC | www.fieldandsocial.com | Field & Social is a specialized and seasonal eatery focused solely on delivering well-balanced fresh salads. Sparked by collaboration of four friends, Field & Social aspires to set the bar high, bringing new life to the downtown lunch scene. Inspired by a love of good food, design and travel, our goal is to offer the highest quality product while being deeply…EXPLORE FIELD & SOCIAL

Forage

1300 Robson St. | Vancouver, BC | 604.661.1400 | foragevancouver.com | Forage stands for everything I care about. It represents what I was taught about food preparation both when…EXPLORE FORAGE

Giovane Cafe + Eatery

1038 Canada Place | Vancouver, BC | 604-695-5501 | www.giovanecafe.com | At Giovane Cafe + Eatery you must indulge – sip on seriously qualified Stumptown coffee, snack on homemade baked goods and pizza, or sample from the premium pastas and Italian wine. Giovane Cafe + Eatery combines authentically local and Italian fare with a comfortable, modern space…EXPLORE GIOVANE

Gotham Steakhouse & Bar

615 Seymour St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-605-8282 | www.gothamsteakhouse.com | Gotham serves only Prime Grade Alberta beef and the freshest seafood. The menu offers an enticing range of classic and contemporary steakhouse creations, prepared simply, with precision and flair, to allow the integrity of the ingredients to shine through…EXPLORE GOTHAM

Grapes & Soda

1537 West 6th Avenue | Vancouver, BC | 604.336.2456 | www.grapesandsoda.ca | The creators of the Farmers Apprentice, David Gunawan and Dara Young, are pleased to welcome you to Grapes and Soda, the first natural wine bar in Vancouver. Grapes and Soda offers an exciting selection of artisanal, natural, and biodynamic wines. Bar Manager Satoshi Yonemori (previously of Sydney’s Eau De Vie and…EXPLORE GRAPES & SODA

Gyoza Bar

Located at 622 West Pender, Aburi Restaurants’ Gyoza Bar offers a fresh, local, and distinctive take on two traditional Japanese dishes: gyoza with its house made signature dish, Fraser Valley Pork Teppan Gyoza, served in “imono” cast iron pans; and ramen with a flavour-packed Kaisen Tomato Ramen with a tomato-saffron seafood broth…EXPLORE GYOZA BAR

Hart House Restaurant

6664 Deer Lake Ave | Burnaby | 604-298-4278 | harthouserestaurant.com | Although it is close to the bustle of the city, visitors find that coming to Hart House is like returning to a simpler time…EXPLORE HART HOUSE

Hawksworth Restaurant

801 West Georgia St. | 604-673-7000 |  hawksworthrestaurant.com | The personal dream of one of Canada’s foremost masters of cuisine, Hawksworth Restaurant, located at the legendary…EXPLORE HAWKSWORTH

Heirloom

1509 West 12th | Vancouver | 604-733-2231 | heirloomrestaurant.ca |We’re located in the heart of South Granville with a plant based, whole foods, and local focus. A beautifully welcoming environment reflecting a dedication to sustainability and thoughtful choices, Heirloom provides Vancouver with an abundance of unique and nutritionally charged vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free fare…EXPLORE HEIRLOOM VEGETARIAN

Heritage Asian Eatery

1108 W. Pender St. | 778.737.1108 | www.eatheritage.ca | Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver’s Financial District at 1108 West Pender St., Heritage Asian Eatery is the brainchild of acclaimed chef Felix Zhou, formerly the executive chef at Vancouver’s The Parker Restaurant and Beach Bay Café. With an industrial-yet-rustic décor that fosters a casual and communal atmosphere with…EXPLORE HERITAGE ASIAN EATERY

Homer Street Cafe & Bar

898 Homer | Vancouver | 604-428-4299 | homerstreetcafebar.com | Housed in two of Vancouver’s most iconic buildings, Homer St Cafe and Bar is a contemporary restaurant set in…EXPLORE HOMER ST. CAFE & BAR

Hy’s Steakhouse

637 Hornby St. |  Vancouver, BC | 604.683.7671 |  www.hyssteakhouse.com | Hy’s has been a beloved national brand that for 60 years has defined the steakhouse experience in Canada. Over the years Hy’s has become a first choice for fine dining, and the more meaningful the occasion, the more the focus…EXPLORE HY’S ENCORE

Irish Heather

210 Carrall St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-688-9779 | irishheather.com | Located in the heart of historic Gastown, this GastroPub has garnered many accolades for its service, food, alcohol and…EXPLORE THE IRISH HEATHER

Jamjar

2280-2250 Commercial Dr. | Vancouver, BC | www.jamjaronthedrive.com | Jamjar is a “from scratch” approach kitchen inspired by traditional eastern Mediterranean flavours and a passion for home-style Lebanese cooking. Due to the abundance of fruit and produce in Lebanon, households often convert their excess fruits into jam, and in true Levantine spirit they share their creations with neighbours and friends…EXPLORE JAMJAR

Juice Truck

Never underestimate the power of a trek through the Himalayas to change your life. We (Zach and Ryan, Juice Tenders) tossed around ideas of going into business together for years, but it was two weeks…EXPLORE THE JUICE TRUCK

Juke Fried Chicken

182 Keefer Street | Vancouver, BC | V6A 1X4 | Open seven days a week from 11am ’til late | www.jukefriedchicken.com | 604-336-5853 (JUKE) | info@jukefriedchicken.com…EXPLORE JUKE FRIED CHICKEN

Juniper

185 Keefer St. | Vancouver, BC | 604.681.1695 |  www.junipervancouver.com | From its rocky shores to its fragrant rainforests to its arid deserts, Juniper has sought out the best in homegrown, Cascadian produce, products and talent. We believe that food creates community and look forward to introducing you to our family…EXPLORE JUNIPER

Kafka’s Coffee & Tea

2525 Main St, Vancouver BC | 604.569.2967 | www.kafkascoffee.ca | Kafka’s Coffee strives to serve the best tasting drinks possible. Every cup of coffee is brewed to order with specifications to highlight the natural flavours of the coffee. Our single origin coffees change regularly to reflect the seasonality of each coffee and ensure freshness. Kafka’s coffees are freshly roasted by…EXPLORE KAFKAS

Keefer Bar

135 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC | 604-688-1961 | www.thekeeferbar.com | The Keefer Bar is a place where you can come to escape the rush and unwind in a unique atmosphere where cocktails…EXPLORE THE KEEFER BAR

Kin Kao

903 Commercial Drive | Vancouver, BC | 604-558-1125 | www.kinkao.ca | In Thai cuisine, the often bold flavours are anything but simple. At Kin Kao, we narrow our menu selection and present it in the simplest form possible. True to our philosophy, less is more and authenticity should never be compromised, we deliver a compact but diverse selection of authentic Thai dishes…EXPLORE KIN KAO

Kissa Tanto

263 East Pender Street | Vancouver, BC  | 778-379-8078 | www.kissatanto.com | Tucked into the upper story of a delightfully faded building in Chinatown, Kissa Tanto invites you into the little jewel that is the House of Plenty. First we will eat! Such supreme satisfaction we take from the delicate flavours of Japan and the warmth of ltalian cooking and feel it’s right to…EXPLORE KISSA TANTO

Kozakura

280 Carrall St. | 604-720-3145 |  www.kozakuragastown.ca | Kozakura is Kappo-style Japanese food. We blend traditional Japanese knowledge with modern techniques to create something truly new that embraces the spirit of the old. Chef-owner William Robitaille is an Italian-French Canadian so lots of people ask him what he’s doing heading up a Japanese restaurant. For Bill, what really resonates is the culture and focus on mastering one thing, and the…EXPLORE KOZAKURA

Kuma Tofino

120-101 Fourth Street | Tofino BC | 250-725-2215 | www.kumatofino.com | Kuma is a neighborhood eatery serving humble Japanese-inspired comfort food in the heart of Tofino. Our food is made to share with your favourite people, eaten with sake and great local craft beers. Many dishes are old family recipes from the Kawai family (now Basho Cafe), who have been creating real food experiences for the last 30 years…EXPLORE KUMA

L’Abattoir

217 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC | 604-568-1701 | www.labattoir.ca | L’Abattoir is located in the center of Gastown between historic Gaoler’s Mews and Blood Alley. The restaurant was built in the…EXPLORE L’ABATTOIR

La Buca

4025 MacDonald St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-730-6988 | www.labuca.ca | La Buca focuses on regional Italian cuisine with an emphasis on fresh ingredients and homemade flavours. The dishes at La Buca are…EXPLORE LA BUCA

La Mezcaleria

1622 Commercial Dr. | Vancouver, BC | 604-559-8226 | www.lamezcaleria.ca | La Mezcaleria (mezcal bar) born in 2013 in the heart of east side Vancouver, as the first Mezcaleria in Canada offering the…EXPLORE LA MEZCALERIA

La Pentola

350 Davie Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-642-0557 | www.lapentola.ca | Adam Pegg & Lucais Syme of Vancouver’s award-winning La Quercia restaurant deliver artfully crafted, Northern Italian cuisine at La Pentola…EXPLORE LA PENTOLA

La Quercia

3689 West 4th Ave | Vancouver, BC | 604-676-1007 | www.laquercia.ca | La Quercia offers a casual setting, with professional service and exceptional Italian dishes. Focusing primarily on Italian wines…EXPLORE LA QUERCIA

La Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop

322 W. Hastings & 2549 Cambie St. | Vancouver BC | www.lataqueria.com | La Taqueria was born in 2009 as a pinche taco stand that could replicate the taste and feel of street tacos around Mexico…EXPLORE LA TAQUERIA

Lions Pub, The

The English-style pub offers traditional British fare, including bangers and mash, Yorkshire pudding, truffle and parmesan potato fries, daily house-made savoury pie and much more. The beverage menu features 27 draught and 25 bottled beers, as well as a fine selection of wines by the glass, and premium spirits…EXPLORE THE LIONS

Liquidity Bistro

4720 Allendale Road | Okanagan Falls, BC | 778-515-5500, ext 1 | www.liquiditywines.com/bistro | Liquidity Bistro offers a modern, urban take on classic Canadian wine country cuisine, with influences from around the Okanagan Valley and Pacific North West. A reflection of the terroir that is Okanagan Falls, the menu evolves with the seasons to show off the region’s amazing bounty and…EXPLORE LIQUIDITY BISTRO

Lobby Lounge + RawBar

1038 Canada Place | Vancouver, BC | 604-695-5501 |  www.lobbyloungerawbar.com | Lose yourself in The Lobby Lounge’s seductive scene, where glamour meets comfort. Whether curled up by the fireside, enjoying the live music from front row seats or mingling at the Bob Dylan-inspired communal tables, The Lobby Lounge is the perfect place to start – or end – your night…EXPLORE THE LOBBY LOUNGE + RAWBAR

Longtail Kitchen

Named after the iconic water taxis of Thailand, Longtail Kitchen serves Thai-style comfort food in the authentic context of a riverside market. Celebrated chef Angus An steers Longtail’s menu towards BC ingredients while staying true to traditional Thai methods and flavours. The menu highlights fish stews and curries, soups and noodles, offering a taste of Thailand in our own backyard…EXPLORE LONGTAIL KITCHEN

Lucha Verde

1326 Davie St, Vancouver, BC | www.luchaverde.com | Veg Mex. Killer Cocktails. Inspired by the flavours and styles of Mexican street food….EXPLORE LUCHA VERDE

Maenam

1938 W. 4th Ave Vancouver | MAP | 604-730-5579 | www.maenam.ca | Maenam brings a world-class Thai dining experience to Vancouver. Chef Angus An creates the perfect balance of flavours using recipes and…EXPLORE MAENAM

Mak N Ming

1629 Yew Street | 604-737- 1155 | www.maknming.com | We offer two seasonally conscious tasting menu selections nightly – our full Chef’s menu of 6 courses along with a shorter 3-course Demi menu. Additionally, vegetarian tasting menus are available upon request with advance notice. Makoto’s signature style seamlessly blends his Japanese heritage with his love…EXPLORE MAK N MING

Mamie Taylor’s

251 East Georgia St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-620-8818 | www.mamietaylors.ca | Named after its signature cocktail — a Golden Age concoction of scotch, fresh lime juice, ginger beer and Angustora bitters…EXPLORE MAMIE TAYLOR’S

MARKET by Jean-Georges

1115 Alberni | Vancouver | 604-695-1115 | marketbyjgvancouver.com | A dining destination & bar, where we promise to shake & stir you to the core! Located on the 3rd floor of the Shangri-La Hotel…EXPLORE MARKET

Meinhardt Fine Foods

www.meinhardtfinefoods.com | At Meinhardt Fine Foods you’ll find a delicious line of freshly prepared foods and signature items in a fresh and entertaining environment. Western Canada’s culinary destination since 1996, Meinhardt Fine Foods boasts some of the best olive oils in the city and is best known for its…EXPLORE MEINHARDT FINE FOODS

Miku Restaurant

1055 West Hastings, Vancouver  | 604-568-3900 | mikurestaurant.com | Fresh ingredients, global inspiration and artful presentation are the benchmarks of Miku Restaurant’s outstanding, innovative cuisine…EXPLORE MIKU

Minami

1118 Mainland St. | Vancouver BC | 604-685.8080 | minamirestaurant.com | Located in the vibrant neighborhood of Yaletown, Minami Restaurant delivers one of the most unique and innovative dining experiences…EXPLORE MINAMI

Miradoro

32830 Tinhorn Creek Rd, Oliver, BC | 250.498.3742 | Miradoro.ca | Miradoro Restaurant is British Columbia’s premiere winery restaurant. A joint venture between Tinhorn Creek and restaurateur…EXPLORE MIRADORO

Mission

2042 West 4th Ave, Vancouver BC | 604-739-2042 | www.missionkits.ca | The food at Mission is based on well-sourced ingredients prepared with impeccable technique. We combine the best of the native land with the traditions and ingredients that have become available in our great region over time. There is a focus on sustainability with a true nose-to-tail philosophy resulting in…EXPLORE MISSION

Mister

1141 Mainland St. | 778-927-5120 | www.madebymister.com | Mister is an artisan, liquid nitrogen-churned ice cream parlour located in the heart of Yaletown. Mister’s ice cream is made from scratch, in-house, using pure, natural ingredients. Every cup is made fresh to order, as customers watch ingredients turn into ice cream in under one minute, right before their eyes…EXPLORE MISTER

Mosquito

32 Water Street | 604-398-3188 | www.mosquitodessert.com | We hope the name MOSQUITO opens up new perspectives on people’s sense of beauty, encourages them to see beyond appearances and explore. Our beautiful 42 seats room is intimate and favourable for a date. Not only for love-birds though, our Gatsby-ish atmosphere is also perfect for after-work drinks with colleagues…EXPLORE MOSQUITO

Nero Belgian Waffle Bar

1002 Seymour St. & 1703 Robson St. | Vancouver BC | www.nerobelgianwafflebar.com | Nero had its unassuming beginning in 2012 when owners Jan and Eilnaz, a young Belgian couple, fell in love with Vancouver and moved here, bringing with them a Belgian specialty- waffles! Using carefully perfected recipes, the two could initially be seen on the front lines of the tiny Robson storefront…EXPLORE NERO

Nicli Antica Pizzeria

62 East Cordova, Vancouver, BC | 604-669-6985 | nicli-antica-pizzeria.ca | Finally open and properly filling the void in Vancouver’s pizza scene is Nicli Antica Pizzeria. Immediately considered…EXPLORE NICLI ANTICA PIZZERIA

Nightingale

1021 West Hastings St. | Vancouver, BC | www.hawknightingale.com | Celebrating the here and now, Nightingale delivers fresh and vibrant modern Canadian cuisine that’s designed for the way people want to eat today. Fresh vegetables, seasonal salads and creative proteins are offered in a range of share plates that contribute to the fun, convivial atmosphere of the industrial- chic space…EXPLORE NIGHTINGALE

Nomad

3950 Main Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-708-8525 | www.nomad-vancouver.ca | At Nomad, we strive to follow the same constructs by creating and nurturing relationships with our region’s farmers and suppliers. Menus are created using a combination of this season’s fresh crops and last season’s bounty that has been preserved in house. Our chefs know the origin and content of every dish we…EXPLORE NOMAD

Nook

781 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC | 604-568-4554 | www.nookrestaurant.ca | Nook is a cozy pizza, pasta and antipasto restaurant in the West End of Vancouver.  The room has a vibrancy to it as the thin crust…EXPLORE NOOK

Nuba

Various locations in Vancouver, BC | www.nuba.ca | Often regarded as one of the world’s healthiest cuisines, Lebanese food combines the sophistication and subtleties of European cuisines with the exotic…EXPLORE NUBA

Oakwood Canadian Bistro

2741 West 4th Avenue | Vancouver, BC | 604-558-1965 | www.theoakwood.ca | The Oakwood Canadian Bistro is a casual neighbourhood room specializing in down-to-earth Canadian fare…EXPLORE OAKWOOD

OLO

509 Fisgard Stret | Victoria, BC | 250-590-8795 | www.olorestaurant.com | OLO is where the community comes together to congregate for camaraderie and the comfort of a good meal. While many restaurants boast about their farm-to-table philosophies, OLO chefs Brad Holmes and Kris Barnholden know relationships are forged over food…EXPLORE OLO

OPUS Bar

322 Davie St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-694-2107 | Website | Yaletown’s OPUS Hotel is pleased to present the new OPUS Bar: an effortlessly stylish cocktail destination re-imagined by acclaimed Vancouver interior designer Robert Bailey in collaboration with design consultant Craig Stanghetta…EXPLORE OPUS BAR

Osteria Savio Volpe

615 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC | 604-428-0072 | www.saviovolpe.com | Osteria Savio Volpe is a neighbourhood joint. A place that is comfortable for families, friends, and strangers alike, any day of the week; where the food is cooked in its simplest most flavourful way (often over fire or coal); where guests can get a good square meal, una bella mangiata, and a glass of Lambrusco and…EXPLORE SAVIO VOLPE

Pat’s Pub & BrewHouse

403 East Hastings | Vancouver, BC | 604.255.4301 | www.patspub.ca | Today Pat’s Pub & BrewHouse stays true to its roots as a lively community gathering place. Having become re-established as one…EXPLORE PAT’S PUB

Pidgin

350 Carrall St., Vancouver, BC | 604-620-9400 | pidginvancouver.com | Common cuts rendered sublime. Deceptively simple staples skewed and polished with Asian elegance. Large format family-style ssäm with…EXPLORE PIDGIN

Pizzeria Farina

915 Main Street, Vancouver, BC | 604-681-9334 | www.pizzeriafarina.com | Pizzeria Farina has a classic serve-yourself concept that is meant to inspire a sense of community. “Everyone looks after…EXPLORE PIZZERIA FARINA

Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn, The

Tofino, BC  | Telephone: 800-333-4604 | wickinn.com | Surveying the panoramic vistas from the westernmost point of Tofino’s idyllic Chesterman Beach, The Pointe Restaurant’s inspired West Coast cuisine…EXPLORE THE POINTE

Pourhouse

162 Water Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-568-7022 | pourhousevancouver.com | Embracing the sublime pleasure of drink, the joy of good food and the comfort of family – Pourhouse is the embodiment of a…EXPLORE POURHOUSE

Railtown Cafe

397 Railway St. | Vancouver, BC | | 604-568-8811 | railtowncatering.ca | The up and coming district of Railtown, home to entrepreneurs, designer businesses and chic professionals, has adopted a hot…EXPLORE RAILTOWN CAFE

Rain Or Shine Ice Cream

Rain or Shine Ice Cream is a bunch of fun loving people who believe ice cream should be consumed in Vancouver rain or shine! Located in Kits, our shop is open 7 days a week scooping up fresh ice cream…

Red Wagon, The

2296 E. Hastings St.| Vancouver, BC | 604-568-4565 | www.redwagoncafe.com | The Red Wagon is an East Van neighbourhood joint that combines French simplicity, ethical sourcing and nostalgic comfort food in a casual diner atmosphere. Serving all-day breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday, dinner Wednesday through Sunday and brunch on the weekends…EXPLORE THE RED WAGON

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co.

Rocky Mountain Flatbread is a family restaurant serving up handcrafted flatbread pizzas topped with lots of local organic veggies, free range organic meats & Ocean Wise seafood. Their chefs also cook up delicious hand cut pastas, seasonal soups, salads & desserts “to live for” from…EXPLORE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FLATBREAD CO.

Royal Dinette

905 Dunsmuir St. | Vancouver BC | 604-974-8077 | www.royaldinette.ca | Located in the heart of Vancouver’s Financial District, Royal Dinette revolves around celebrated chef, David Gunawan’s signature focus on bringing together the best fresh, locally sourced ingredients for a true farm-to-table feast for the senses…EXPLORE ROYAL DINETTE

Salt Tasting Room

Blood Alley | Vancouver | MAP | 604-633-1912 | salttastingroom.com | Recently praised by Bon Appetit magazine,  Salt Tasting Room is a dynamic charcuterie  and wine room with exposed brick…EXPLORE SALT TASTING ROOM

Shaughnessy Restaurant

5251 Oak Street | 604-261-0011 | www.shaughnessyrestaurant.com | Shaughnessy Restaurant at VanDusen Gardens is located only minutes from downtown Vancouver, but upon arrival it’s as though you’ve entered another world. Our 145 seat garden restaurant provides a retreat like no other – casual elegance, soothing ambiance, and picturesque garden vistas.  In addition to the restaurant, we also have…EXPLORE SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT

Shebeen Whisk(e)y House

210 Carrall St. | Vancouver BC | 604-688-9779 | www.shebeen.ca | Home to one of BC’s largest selection of Single Malt, Bourbon, Rye, Scotch and Irish whisk(e)y, the Shebeen…EXPLORE THE SHEBEEN WHISK(E)Y HOUSE

Shelter

601 Campbell Street | Tofino, BC | 250-725-3353 | shelterrestaurant.com | At Shelter, we us local organic ingredients and all-natural meats whenever possible. The salmon, halibut and prawns are caught by Tofino…EXPLORE SHELTER

Six Acres

203 Carrall St. | Vancouver, BC 604-488-0110 | sixacres.ca | Six Acres is a cozy brick lined nook to gather over tasty food and drink. We’ve been welcoming guests to our little spot for over 8 years…EXPLORE SIX ACRES

Sophie’s Cosmic Cafe

2095 West 4th Ave | Vancouver, BC | 604-732 6810 | sophiescosmiccafe.com | Since 1988 our fun-filled restaurant has provided wonderful local and visitor experiences alike with unique decor and freshly prepared comfort food. Sophie’s eclectic dining room also boasts original art works of national and international artists such as Ken Lum, Sonny Assu, Fred Herzog, and Victor Nowicki amidst vintage…EXPLORE SOPHIE’S

Sorella

3369 Cambie Street | 604.873.3131 | www.sorellayvr.com | Over 100 years ago, millions of Italians arrived in New York. With their colourful culture in hand, they embarked on a journey that would change their lives and alter the framework of America. These first Italian-Americans invented a cuisine combining the soul of Italy with the resources of America…EXPLORE SORELLA

Stable House, The

1520 W. 13th Ave | Vancouver BC | 604-736 1520 | www.thestablehouse.ca | Tucked away just off Granville St, the Stable House is an intimate european-style bistro with local flavour. Named after the stable houses that used to populate South Granville at the turn of the century, the cozy 36 seat room serves…EXPLORE THE STABLE HOUSE

Tableau Bar Bistro

1181 Melville St Vancouver BC | 604-639-8692 | www.tableaubarbistro.com | A neighbourhood bar bistro – serving an updated take on traditional French bistro fare prepared by Executive Chef Marc-Andreì Choquette…EXPLORE TABLEAU

Tacofino

2327 East Hastings St. | 604-253-TACO (8226) | www.tacofino.com | Tacofino was born out of a desire to create a unique dining experience by offering quality, freshness and affordability with an environmental and…EXPLORE TACOFINO

Tavola

1829 Robson St. Vancouver, BC | 604-606-4680 | www.tavolavancouver.com | Located near the corner of Denman and Robson St., Tavola is a neighbourhood West End restaurant, serving modern Italian food….EXPLORE TAVOLA

Timber

1300 Robson Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-661-2166 | www.timbervancouver.com | Dedicated locavore chef – Chris Whittaker of Forage – is solidifying the West End as one of Vancouver’s most dynamic foodie neighbourhoods with his new restaurant in the high-ceilinged iconic space next door to Forage on Robson at Jervis. The new restaurant is called Timber, and the menu reads like a roadmap of Canadian comfort food…EXPLORE TIMBER

Torafuku

958 Main Street | Vancouver, BC | 778-903-2006 |  www.torafuku.ca | Meaning “lucky tiger” in Japanese, Torafuku is nestled on the border of historic Chinatown and is the new modern-Asian restaurant by Le Tigre food truck owners Clement Chan and Steve Kuan. The menu is designed for sharing. Dishes are playful yet…EXPLORE TORAFUKU

Tractor Foods

1903 West 4th Ave & 335 Burrard St. | Our mission is to create fresh, healthy food that does not compromise on flavour. Tractor offers ‘everyday’ staple foods, such as salads, sandwiches, soups and stews, and ensures each menu item is delicious while still being nutritious…EXPLORE TRACTOR FOODS

Uncommon Cafe, The

477 Powell St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-254-0477 | www.theuncommoncafe.com | Local couple Luc & Lisa Leimanis have recently joined the growing network of eateries in Japantown / Railtown with the opening of the Uncommon Cafe. They did this with the vision of being part of the Vancouver Food industry in two ways: have a comforting space for the East Van community to…EXPLORE THE UNCOMMON CAFE

Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar

900 Seymour St | Vancouver, BC | MAP | 604-632-9560 | uvawinebar.ca | Enticing cocktails, refined wines, eclectic import beers — Uva Wine Bar, located adjacent to the Moda Hotel, is Downtown Vancouver’s newest…EXPLORE UVA

Via Tevere Pizzeria Napoletana

1190 Victoria Dr. | 604.336.1803 | viateverepizzeria.com | It began in a small palazzo on Via Tevere —a street in the heart of Naples where the patriarch of the family and his four sisters were raised. Throughout childhood and to this day, the owners of Via Tevere Pizzeria Napoletana have spent countless summers on Via Tevere, where they quickly learned about the importance of food in…EXPLORE VIA TEVERE

Virtuous Pie

583 Main St. | 604.620.0060 |  www.virtuouspie.com | Virtuous Pie offers a delicious range of plant-based pizza and ice cream that tastes great, is good for you, and supports a healthy planet. Our mission is to change the way people eat, and mobilize positive change in the world—one slice (or scoop!) at a time. Visit us for a quick lunch in or take it boxed to go—our handcrafted pizzas take only 6 minutes from the time you order—or come stay awhile…EXPLORE VIRTUOUS PIE

West Restaurant

2881 Granville St., Vancouver | MAP | 604 738 8938 | www.westrestaurant.com | Recognized as the “jewel in Vancouver’s culinary crown,” West’s outstanding contemporary regional cuisine and seamless service has…EXPLORE WEST

Wildebeest

120 West Hastings | Vancouver, BC | 604-687-6880 | wildebeest.ca | Wildebeest invites you to experience unabashedly adventurous, yet simple cooking at its finest set against the history of the…EXPLORE WILDEBEEST

Wolf In The Fog

150 Fourth St, Tofino, BC | 250-725-9653 | www.wolfinthefog.com | Wolf in the Fog’s culinary influence lies with the local fishermen and foragers, providing a magnificent array of produce from Tofino’s…EXPLORE WOLF IN THE FOG

YEW seafood

791 West Georgia Street | Vancouver, BC | www.yewseafood.com | YEW seafood + bar is one of the city’s premiere sustainable seafood restaurants, delivering delicious cuisine, thoughtfully paired wines, innovative cocktails and a fun, welcoming environment for guests. YEW is an unmissable Vancouver dining experience…EXPLORE YEW SEAFOOD + BAR

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