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.

The Dishes

Local Musician Robbie Slade Does The Dishes

6 Places

One half of Vancouver music duo HUMANS takes us on a filling bike ride around the city to his favourite restaurants, cafes and cocktail spots.

Drinker

The Beer Brief, Vol. 1

8 Places

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

A Guided Tour Through the Alternate Universe of Local Artist Paul Morstad

...where we discuss dreamworlds, misplaced nostalgia, Wandering Albatrosses and a (possible future) career as a whale tattoo artist.

Green Grocer ‘Nada’ Nears Launch in East Van

Remember the awesome Zero Waste Market pop-ups in Kitsilano? This new East Van "green" grocer is the brick and mortar result.

You Need To Try Powell Brewery’s Entirely Different ‘Rising Sun’ Jasmine Black Rice & Yuzu Lager

This crisp and palate-cleansing beer is the perfect thirst-quencher for summertime picnics, BBQs or plain ol' day-drinking.

On Being Bound by the Land and Time Traveling With Artist/Activist Tsema Igharas

The interdisciplinary artist, activist and Tahltan First Nation member's works are visually compelling and politically pertinent. Take a look:

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had This Shop Stocked With Wines by Women Winemakers

This female-forward, animal-friendly Silver Lake wine shop would be perfectly suited to Main Street.

On Deliciously Strange Beer and Food Pairings with Chicha Chef Shelome Bouvette

The typically wine-loving chef explains the inspiration behind Chicha's 2nd beer dinner with Strange Fellows Brewing, happening on May 29th.

Aspiring and Serious Art Collectors Get Ready for the Annual ‘Parker Art Salon’ in East Van

Head to 1000 Parker Street Studios for a three-day long event of unique, salon-inspired art for the full spectrum of art-lovers.

Talking Homages & Beer Jelly With ‘East Van Jam’ Creator Natalie Ferrari-Morton

Meet the woman behind the local line-up of personified jams and find out about her seasonal, personal and fictional inspirations.

On Playing With Food and Crafting Puns with Local Artist Emily Cheung

She's mastered the food pun so be sure to have a couple in your arsenal when you see her at East Van's upcoming Got Craft festival.

Inaugural ‘Crafted Vancouver’ Festival Set To Kick Off Next Week

The new festival includes a variety of events such as behind-the-scenes experiences, workshops, talks, tastings, guided tours and more.

Big Interview With Winemaker Tyler Harlton of Summerland’s TH Wines

The Saskatchewan import dishes on the art of restraint, Daniel Day Lewis and tucking in curse words for colour.

The Dishes

Searching for Vancouver’s Best Food and Drink with Chef Daniel McGee

8 Places

From waking up with breakfast BLTs to wolfing flaming pies, Au Comptoir's chef maps out his ideal food and drink crawl of Vancouver.

On Fuzzy Boundaries and Dreams of a Post-Capitalist Future With Local Artist, Ben Bogart

Experience the artist's robotic cinematic experience via 'Watching and Dreaming' at the Surrey Art Gallery, now until June 10.

Riding a New Wave of Cannabis Culture with Founder of Omni Botanicals

It's an exciting time for a former cook whose line of all-natural, cannabis-based products (eg. "Orgasm Oil") is about to enter a new realm.

The Dishes

Doing ‘The Dishes’ in Port Moody with The Parkside Brewery’s Co-Executive Super President

10 Places

Who better to take us around to the most delicious spots in and around Brewers Row than Sam Payne of The Parkside Brewery?

How a Mutual Love of Religious Iconography Produced the ‘Tacofino’ Logo

The Virgin of Guadalupe-inspired image went through several iterations to eventually become the local company's praying hands brand.

Chambar, Strange Fellows to Collaborate With ‘Keep it Strange’ Beer Dinner

Get in touch with your inner culinary weirdo by securing some seats to this Craft Beer & Belgian Fare feast at Chambar.

A Six Pack Interview With Local Artist Marena Skinner

Proudly self-taught, this young artist illustrates and addresses her inner ogre in a style that's crude, colourful and hard to look away from.

Sniffing Out the Story of The Paper Hound Bookshop’s Elegant Canine Mascot

Co-owner Kim Koch fills us in on the regal, literary and personal inspirations that were bred into the shop's poised pup icon.

The Dishes

Searching for Burnaby’s Best Food and Drink With Chocolate Master Christophe Bonzon

7 Places

We asked the owner, head pastry chef and chocolatier at Chez Christophe how he likes to roll in Burnaby. 

We Want a Copy of Kaja Silverman’s ‘The Three-Personed Picture’

This is the second in a three-volume series, the first of which inspired the Capture Photography Festival's feature exhibit, 'The Blue Hour.'

The Story of Dageraad Brewing’s Beautiful Branding

Head brewer/owner Ben Coli details how one perfectly-timed decision led to the beer brand's "beautiful anachronism".

PechaKucha Night Vol. 45 to Take Place During Vancouver Design Week

Tickets for the Vancouver Design Week special edition of PechaKucha Night (May 8th) just went on sale. Snag 'em while you can!

‘Evening With Grace: Feminism and Business’ Popping Up in Chinatown on April 12

Speaking at the 10th edition are four women working at the cutting edge of the make-up, life/business coaching, and fitness industries.