Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With BC Wine Lover, Kimberley Conroy

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The fourth instalment of our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes, has a Mark Anthony sales rep detailing her love affair with BC grapes.

Picking Grapes

Botanist Sommelier Stephanie Mathis Shares a Treasure Map to Great Local Wines

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The third instalment of our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes, has a seasoned wine pro detailing her love affair with BC grapes.

Picking Grapes

Mapping the Local Wine Love of Hawksworth Sommelier Jayton Paul

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The second instalment of our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes, has a young wine pro detailing his love affair with BC grapes.

Picking Grapes

How an Award-Winning Lover of BC Wine Fell For Local Grapes

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Celebrated sommelier Jason Yamasaki of Joey Restaurant Group is the first to answer our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes.

Local Wine Pro Dishes on Mentorship, Exams, Millennials Shaping the Market and More

Veteran wine instructor Mark Shipway gives us a piece of his mind in this lengthy, wide-ranging interview.

Juke’s Cassandra Darmanovic on Creamed Corn Cocktails and Underwater Bars

Busier than ever (with a second location on the horizon), the young and talented Chinatown bartender pours us a deep dive Q & A.

The Story of Bao Bei’s Beautiful Neon Sign

It's only nine years old, but the iconic signage above the multiple award-winning restaurant looks and feels like it's been there forever.

Wilson Rhodes of Tempranillo Dishes on Dream Kitchens and Shucking Beans

The New Breed series continues with an interview with a young cook who plates Spanish tapas with a side of conversation in Gastown.

In Pursuit of Holy Grails with Vij’s Award-Winning Sommelier, Sean Nelson

Local boy Sean Nelson just won the title of BC’s Best Sommelier for 2018. Now he sets his sights on an even bigger prize.

The Story of How the 33 Acres Brewing Co. Brand Came to Be

Their branding is among the most recognizable of BC's new wave of microbreweries. In this piece by Jamie Mah, its creator tells its story.

You Need To Try This Pork Chop with Apple, Bacon & Shrooms at Mamie Taylor’s

Chef Jeff Koop makes a delicious double cut pork chop at the Chinatown restaurant, serving it next to a brace of stuffing cubes.

The Dishes

Doing The Dishes with Patrick Drozd, Co-Owner of The Cobalt, The Boxcar and The American

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To help us kick this new column off we asked bar owner Patrick Drozd to walk us through the most ideally delicious of his days.

Lobby Lounge Barman Sean McGuigan on Fine Rum and Heavenly Scented Distilleries

There’s no other way to put it but this: Sean McGuigan loves to tend bar. Get to know the Lobby Lounge fixture in this Q & A.