On Avocado Shark Jumping and the Food Writer Who Faked His Own Death

In this week's read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns about Cobb Salads, scientific researchers eating their subjects and more.

On the Right Time for a Stiff Drink and the Bitter Aftertaste of Prohibition

Talia's latest read of the food and drink headlines comes with a side of Bourdain grief and a Negroni Week hangover.

You Need To Try The ‘Little Sparrow’ Cocktail at Gastown’s L’Abattoir

It's giving Shaun Layton’s legendary Avocado Gimlet a run for its money as the most ordered drink on the menu (and for good reason).

On Sipping Ancient Citrus and Militant Vegans Threatening Violence

In this week's read of the food and drink headlines, Talia reads reviews of Coquille and Colette while wondering at North Korean burgers.

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Robyn Gray Does The Dishes

8 Places

The admitted social butterfly (and Rosewood Hotel Georgia bar manager) takes us on a food and drink crawl to his favourite local spots.

You Need To Try Tocador’s Delicious Coconut Fat-Washed ‘Bird Conspiracy’ Cocktail

A delightful coconut and gin cocktail with a delightfully quirky story behind it that involves a rather harrowing flight to Cuba.

On Robots That Can’t Cook and New Distractions for Bored Hospitality Workers

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds intel on kombucha, monetizing recipes, and cake-making prudes.

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Rus Yessenov Does The Dishes

9 Places

The talented barman from Yew Seafood in the Four Seasons takes us on a food and drink crawl to his favourite Vancouver haunts.

On Tipping Huge by Accident and Why You Can’t Get a Bar Tab Anymore

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia gleans intel on Japanese whisky, Palestinian beer, abusive chefs and more.

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Max Borrowman Does The Dishes

12 Places

Juniper's talented bar manager takes us on a delicious trip around Vancouver for the best breakfasts, lunches, happy hours, dinners and more.

On Protesting Lame Restaurant Names and Loving Korean Cubano Sandwiches

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds pots smoothies and a lack of diversity in restaurant criticism.

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Vij’s Rangoli Bar Manager Andrew Schneider Does ‘The Dishes’

8 Places

The cocktail pro shows us exactily where he prefers to breakfast, lunch, dinner, sip late night and take advantage of Happy Hour.

On French Soldiers Making Wine and Romanticizing Violent Criminals

In Talia's latest read of the food and drink headlines, she zeroes in on the nature of restaurant awards, bad ideas, shower fruits and more.

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A Gastronomic Crawl Around Vancouver With Everybody’s Favourite Bartender

9 Places

For this edition of The Dishes, the talented bartender was generous enough to show us where he breakfasts, lunches, dines and drinks.

On Sexual Harassment PSAs and Making New York Bars Great Again

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia wonders at FBI-appropriate cocktails, new David Chang podcasts and much more.

On Dipping Toes in Veganism and The Hunt For Long Lost Cocktails

In this week's read of the food and drink news, Talia worries about Gordon Ramsay and the latest celebrity-branded liquor.

On Bill Murray’s Latest Bar, Eating Carolina Reapers, and the Persistence of Tiki

In this week's read of the food and beverage headlines, Talia fumes at scientists and yearns for a road trip (starting with Chicago).

The Unique White Rye Cocktail You Need to Try at This East Van Hideaway

Barman David Wolowidnyk riffs on a old school classic from the saloons of yore using un-aged rye from the new East Van distillery.

On Drinking American Breweries Dry and Eating All the Burgers in France

In this latest read of the food and drink headlines, we devour the history of the martini while wondering at the effects of the trade war.

On Caffeinating Confusion and Cutting Up Deer Legs in Front of Vegan Protestors

In this read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds new food magazines, easter candy rankings and stolen office lunches.

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Lauren Mote Does The Dishes

16 Places

The award-winning bartender puts together a veritable treasure map of personal picks for the best food and drink in Vancouver.

On the Good Old Days of Instagram and French Waiters Getting Into Trouble

A read of the food and drink headlines finds bacon-scented shampoo and thoughts on why there were once so few female bartenders.

On the South’s Secret Bars and Vancouver Plates Destined for Noma

Talia Kleinplatz's latest read of the food and drink headlines looks at ceramic secrets, bars in caves and so much more.

On the Story of Angostura Bitters and Making Burgers the Old Fashioned Way

Your Monday morning read of the food and drink headlines includes new food words, bowls of pho and shots at the bar.

On Lost Rooftop Restaurants and Delicious Animals that Pleasure Themselves

This morning's read of the food and drink headlines reveals bad ideas involving whisky, the changing face of the dinner party and more.

You Need to Try the Smoked Bacon Old Fashioned at Gastown’s Wildebeest

The bacon is smoked in-house and the fat lives with the bourbon for a bit, leaving behind a delightfully rich and smoky base spirit.

On Goodbye to the Stupid Wine Ban and the End of a Silly Food Trend

In this week's read of the food and drink headlines, the Guardian falls for Tofino's food and beer scene and Deadpool drinks gin.

On Booze Making Us Meaner and the Presidential Pattern of Ruining Steaks

This Monday's read of the food and beverage headlines teases prison dining, the history of the Caesar cocktail, and much more.