The Dishes

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

8 Places

From breakfast BLTs to flaming pie, the Chef de Cuisine of West 4th's Parisian bistro fills us in (and up) with his perfect culinary day in 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.

BADBADNOTGOOD Return to VENUE for Second Show on April 9

The genre-fluid experimental jazz foursome is hurrying back from their April 8th gig in Victoria to honour us with a second performance!

Check Out Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ Storyboard Artist Workshop in Vancouver

It's hardly surprising that tickets for the special April 12th workshop are sold out...but there's still hope for a second chance!

Heads Up

CAG Feature Exhibition ‘The Blue Hour’ Kicks Off 2018’s Capture Photography Festival

4 Places

Prepare to be provoked and amused on your next commute as Capture Photo Fest's 'The Blue Hour' takes over four city facades.

Vancouver Design Week Wants to Know Your Favourite ‘Design Landmarks’

This year's VDW calendar includes weekend designer-led tours of our city's 'best designed' indoor and outdoor spaces.

The Noodling Backstory of Fat Mao’s Grinning Fat Cat Logo in Chinatown

We consulted with chef/restaurateur Angus An and designer Silky Chan to get the full (manga) story about the noodle joint's cartoonish branding.

Check Out This Beer-Paired Feast at el Santo With Twin Sails, Steel & Oak

With six local beer-paired courses, there's at least a dozen reasons to buy your ticket for this Latin-flavoured April 5th event now.

‘Lightning Dust’ Detail Three Secrets of Their Sound

The musical duo's picks touch on a range of emotional contexts that inspire the space, energy and melancholy comprising Lightning Dust's sound.

Rabbit’s Foot Supper Club Comes ‘Above Ground’ For Special Sea Cider-Paired Dinner

The underground supper club will be joining forces with Sea Cider and the Birds & the Beets for their first ever public dinner event!

Centre A Dinner & Auction to Raise Funds for New Keefer St. Space

Funds from the event will go towards making Canada's largest public contemporary Asian art gallery bigger, better and more accessible.

What’s the Story Behind Coalesce Brewing Company’s Cool Iconography?

We get to the bottom of the copacetic and personal stories of two creative pairs combining to produce one beautiful brand of beer.

The Dishes

Local Tattoo Artist Maps Out Some of East Van’s Best Food and Drink

7 Places

We asked Victory Tattoo owner/artist Daniel Kurc to give us the lowdown on some of his favourite neighbourhood spots.

Burning Questions with Local Artist and Educator Justin Langlois

We turn the questions on the artist whose "Should I Be Worried?" installation currently queries the city from False Creek.

A Learning Curve to Help Conquer Spring Planting

With spring on the immediate horizon, we asked our friend Sam Philips of Victory Gardens to give us some guidance on green-thumbing.

Tracing Andrew ‘Holy Hum’ Lee’s Life Narrative via Three Impactful Albums

Holy Hum kicks off his North American tour in April, punctuated by a stint at Vancouver's York Theatre on March 21st

The Story Behind the Branding of Pallet Coffee Roasters

From plant to pallet, there's more than one story behind the branding of this local cafe and roaster...