We Want to Brighten Our Shelf with Lyndsay Sung’s Adorable New Cookbook

It's physically impossible not to crack the spine of this kawaii cookbook (featuring 30 colourful recipes) without also cracking a smile.

Gettin’ Messy with Talented Local Artist and Punk Rocker, Nada Hayek

With their in-your-face colours and bizarre scenarios, the bold art of this local illustrator and music demanded our attention.

Fun, Irreverent Southern BBQ Longtable Dinner Goes Down This Sunday

This event marks Merchant's Workshop's final affiliated dinner, on the heels of their impending closure on Thursday, August 16th.

The Lowdown on Chez Christophe’s Sweet New Chocolate Bar Branding

Christophe Bonson explains the personal inspirations and thought processes behind his brand's new retro/modern look.

New ‘Existential Eating’ Series Launching August 11 in Gastown

Kicking off at The Birds & The Beets, the new project aims to provide a sustainable model of opportunities for small, independent projects.

The Dishes

The Block’s Jennifer MacKay Does The Dishes

7 Places

The stylish Gastown boutique owner has a discerning palate to match her eye for cool, well-made clothes and accessories.

A Look Inside Canada’s First Pod-Style Hotel, Now Imminent in Whistler Village

The 88-suite hotel is scheduled to open its doors - and, hopefully, change the local accommodations game - on Thursday, August 9th.

2 Places

Conversations With Some of the Remarkable Women Involved in Mural Fest

Sara Khan, Bunnie Reiss and Pennylane Shen put down their brushes and cans to answer our questions about their work and much more.

Drinker

Beer Brief Vol.5

9 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

The Story of How Victory Gardens Got Its Cool Brand

"Strength" and "resistance" aren't words that come to mind when you think of gardening, but they guide the ethos of this local company.

The Rock ‘N Roll Reality of Being Local Photographer, Mandy-Lyn

One of Vancouver's most interesting young artists talks life, work, inspiration, past and future in this long read interview.

The Dishes

Search & Rescue’s Will Fosdick Does ‘The Dishes’

10 Places

The apron aficionado behind Search and Rescue Denim fills us in on his favourite places to eat and drink around Vancouver.

Long Table ‘Dinner on the Pier’ Goes Down in North Van on August 9th

The evening event begins with a cocktail reception and is followed by a delectable four course long table meal paired with beer and wine.

Drinker

The Beer Brief, Vol. 4

9 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

New Mental Health Resource for Service Industry Workers to Launch Next Week

Created by service industry veterans, Mind The Bar aims to be an invaluable resource for peers who might otherwise suffer in silence.

The Dishes

Amber Bruce Does The Dishes

15 Places

We asked the award-winning Bar Manager at The Keefer Bar to guide us through a good day of eating and drinking in Vancouver.

Understanding the Roots of an East Vancouver Coffee Company’s Brand

The Clark Drive cafe and roaster's co-owner fills us in on the story of Agro and its rebranding, from inception to full bloom...

Field Trip

24 Hours Soaking Up LA’s Silver Lake Neighbourhood

6 Places

Silver Lake is a hotspot for eating, boozing, kitsch and cool. Think Main Street, but with palm trees and a lot more sunshine.

Talking Iconic Canadian Logos and Brand Campaigns With the Master, Greg Durrell

Durrell's debut doc is screening at The Cinematheque from July 5 - 11th. Don't miss this fascinating entry into Canada's film canon!

The Dishes

Sarah Savoy Does The Dishes

10 Places

The owner of the always-on-point Main Street boutique Much & Little fills us in (and up) on her favourite places to eat and drink.

Drinker

The Beer Brief, Vol. 3

18 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Safe & Sound Music Fest Going Down in New West August 24/25

The 2018 line-up has expanded to include over two dozen performances — plus, the usual spectacular Fraser River view and outdoor setting — spread over two days.

A Cool Way to Snoop Some of the West Coast’s Most Iconic Modern and Mid-Century Homes

This is a rare opportunity to gain guided access to some of the most stylish mid-century and contemporary residences on the West Coast.

Branding Vancouver

The Good Luck and Design Restraint Behind Torafuku’s Sleek Brand

Co-owner Steve Kuan and designer Thomas Albrighton relay the ominous aspects and creative thought processes behind Torafuku's look.

The Dishes

Doing the Dishes with Amy Renee York

7 Places

The Gastown boutique super-businesswoman flexes some serious foodie muscles to give us her ideal day of eating and drinking around Vancouver.

The 500 Year Old Inspiration Behind the Painted Rock Estate Winery Brand

The story behind the family brand and its values began many centuries ago and is designed to endure long into the future.

Drinker

The Beer Brief, Vol. 2

15 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Learn How to Make Pasta Like a Pro With ‘Pasta Boy Peter’ on June 24

Pete Ciuffa wants to teach you to make pasta like an "Italian Mamma" at his Pasta & Pizza cooking classes this summer.