The Dishes

Doing ‘The Dishes’ With the Sons of Vancouver

14 Places

James Lester and Richard Klaus take us on a whirlwind tour of their favourite food and drink spots across the Lower Mainland.

On Sommeliers Behaving Badly and Restaurants Getting Sexually Suggestive

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns about Vij's taking reservations and Stephen Miller eating glue.

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Peter Van de Reep Does ‘The Dishes’

11 Places

We asked the renaissance man and Campagnolo Upstairs bartender to draw us a map to some of his favourite local food and drink...

On Sending Steaks Back and Making Fake Dinner Reservations for Horrible People

In her latest read of the food an drink headlines, Talia finds drunk birds wreaking havoc and the end of a legend in Tokyo.

On the Coming Trouble With Bacon and How Hard It Is to Be a Bouncer

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds perfect coffee drinking light and an ode to the humble anchovy.

On Hotboxing Lobsters to Death and the Archaeology of Brewing in the Holy Land

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds avocados jumping sharks, a Pickle Juice Kool-Aid Sangria and much more.

On 19th Century Food Trucks and Finding Where All the Fish Have Been Hiding

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of bagel wars and another reason to bar Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court.

On Finding Cheap Michelin Eats and Donald Trump’s Loathing of Tiki Bars

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia tempts the culinary fates and learns of an odd strategy to make old fish look fresh.

On Prohibition Drinks in Bombay and France Going to War With Britain Over Food (Again)

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia tries to understand the ramen beer trend and binge-watching food shows.

On Hot Coffee Falling From the Sky and Banning Children From Restaurants

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia sees rekindled love for the mojito and yearns for a coffee-delivering drone.

On Ancient Alewives and What You Think About the Drink of Douchebags Being True

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns about cherry-spitting athletes and the beer that angered a burger giant.

On Dealing With the Foodie Asshole at Your Table and Why You Can’t Just Eat a Single Oreo

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds Bill Murray misbehaving and alt-right conspiracy theories ruining donuts.

On Servers Returning Stolen Cash and Last Call for Deep-Fried Monstrosities

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia guffaws at Gordon Ramsay and learns about the etymological origins of some of her favourite cocktail names.

On Why Stinky Cheese Stinks and Being Short-Staffed During Patio Season

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds tales of sexual harassment and remembrances of Jonathan Gold.

On Going to California and the Disgusting Evolution of Hospital Food

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia gets tempted by ice cream sandwiches and nostalgic about cheez balls.

On Dissing Bad Wagyu and What Trump’s Trade Wars Mean for Food and Drink

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds tales of fake seeds, mayonnaise eaters and French diners.

On the Art of Eating Alone and No Soup for Senate Majority Leaders

In this week's read of the food and drink headlines, Talia discovers a bar for media people and dreams of Portland's Kachinka.

On Prison Ramen, Queer Food and Paying Too Much for Small Batch Bourbon

In a read of food and drink headlines, Talia stumps us with food trivia and finds virulent Trumpism leaking into the restaurant realm.

You Need To Try the Refreshing ‘Sunrise Ruby’ Cocktail at Gastown’s Tacofino

This bright, light, quenching sipper is a tequila-based riff on the French 75 -- an elegant, classic cocktail created in the 1920's.

On the Death of Kitchen Bro Culture and Forcing Ice Cream Sandwiches on Staff

Talia's latest read of the food and drink headlines introduces us to bad reviews and the world's 50 best restaurants for 2018.

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.

The Dishes

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.