"A bunch of Boweners are coming on the last ferry."
We asked the owner, head pastry chef and chocolatier at Chez Christophe how he likes to roll in Burnaby.
Head brewer/owner Ben Coli details how one perfectly-timed decision led to the beer brand's "beautiful anachronism".
Long before it became the Burnaby Art Gallery, this comely pile on Deer Lake was home to a cult and a bunch of college kids.
We asked the award-winning Bar Manager at The Keefer Bar to guide us through a good day of eating and drinking in Vancouver.
Recently installed at the popular Chinatown restaurant are these big cut-glass vessels filled with pre-batched delights...
"My parents used to tell stories about sneaking beers into the Green Door and feasting big on spot prawns and fresh crab..."
One of the best neighbourhood restaurants in Vancouver is set to shut its doors after several years of memorable service on The Drive.
The successor to a Commercial Dr. legend is on the verge of opening. We snuck in for staff training and took these photos...
The best, most authentic Cubano sandwich in Vancouver is worth investigating, ingredient by ingredient, to see how it's done.
Did's Pizza was once upon a time the late night cheap food of choice for many in this city. Then life intervened, both for him and for us.
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 fourth location of Matchstick Coffee is on track to open at 1328 Richards St. (at Drake) before the end of July
"When Vancouverites find out that White Lunch used to be a thing, I think they're more embarrassed than they are surprised..."
The engine room of this massive crane on the shore of Copenhagen was renovated to include a spa, a meeting room and a suite for two.
One of our favourite chocolate places will celebrate its fifth birthday next month. This is what it looked like before it was opening day.
Aaron Kafka's eponymous new, two-level, 75-seat cafe is less than two weeks away from launching on Emily Carr's new campus.
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...
Efendi Uyghur is a small, welcoming and wonderfully delicious exemplar of a cuisine we wish we had a lot more of in Vancouver.
Austrian artist Erwin Wurm transformed an old VW bus into a bizarre, oddly obese food truck of sorts, and we want it for our sea wall.
Made of concrete strengthened with fibreglass and originally subsidized by the Dutch government, these futuristic homes from 1984 are awesome.
If a restaurant design rhymes, then London's Omar's Place fits the same stanza as Chinatown's Kissa Tanto and Yaletown's Fayuca...
Remember the awesome Zero Waste Market pop-ups in Kitsilano? This new East Van "green" grocer is the brick and mortar result.
We put together a list of the worst restaurant names in Vancouver's history to see how the poorly considered "Escobar' measures up.
In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds pots smoothies and a lack of diversity in restaurant criticism.
Created by service industry veterans, Mind The Bar aims to be an invaluable resource for peers who might otherwise suffer in silence.
This bright, light, quenching sipper is a tequila-based riff on the French 75 -- an elegant, classic cocktail created in the 1920's.
The Gastown boutique super-businesswoman flexes some serious foodie muscles to give us her ideal day of eating and drinking around Vancouver.
We asked Victory Tattoo owner/artist Daniel Kurc to give us the lowdown on some of his favourite neighbourhood spots.
The same gung-ho attitude and life ethos that had him slaying double backflips on his bike now has him executing smooth lines in his studio.
North Audley Cantine is a gorgeous, windowless basement bar that appears to be sprung from the colourful mind of local artist Andy Dixon.
Kits Beach would be a shoe-in for our 1,000 Cool Things About Vancouver project if it wasn't so damn obvious. This makes more sense.
The fine folks of the award-winning AnnaLena are nearly finished their new cafe on West 4th. Take a closer look inside!
Pete Ciuffa wants to teach you to make pasta like an "Italian Mamma" at his Pasta & Pizza cooking classes this summer.
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.
Co-owner Steve Kuan and designer Thomas Albrighton relay the ominous aspects and creative thought processes behind Torafuku's look.
The 'Best Seat in the House' column returns to detail the secluded awesomeness of this hidden gem in Mt. Pleasant.
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.
This minimalist, perspective-compressing 2016 home in Japan would suit an out-of-the-way slice of the Lower Mainland.
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.
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 Mountain has been transformed into a "Winter Wonderland" with something to appeal to every variety of festive sensibility.
The pop-up shop will see more than 15 women-owned brands ranging from self-care and clothing to ceramics and textiles.
Our 'You Should Know' series continues with a look at the historical importance of a swathe of North Van waterfront.
We want this beautiful Welsh hideaway - clad in local slate with an interior of birch plywood - a lot closer to home.
The North Shore distillery made just 500 bottles of this beautiful stuff and selling 'em for just $23. Grab one before they're all gone.
Who better to take us around to the most delicious spots in and around Brewers Row than Sam Payne of The Parkside Brewery?
We get to the bottom of the copacetic and personal stories of two creative pairs combining to produce one beautiful brand of beer.
The strong new IPA from the Port Moody brewery is a stealthy tropical citrus beauty that is almost radler-esque in its crushability.
The annual festival in and around Oppenheimer Park offers up full plates of Japanese-Canadian arts, culture, and fabulous food.
This crisp and palate-cleansing beer is the perfect thirst-quencher for summertime picnics, BBQs or plain ol' day-drinking.
We love this unassuming Japantown eatery for its genuinely warm service and the delicious homestyle dishes it turns out, like this one.
Scenes from Chef David Gunawan's multiple award-winning South Granville restaurant in the final stage of its 2013 construction.
The cocktail pro shows us exactily where he prefers to breakfast, lunch, dinner, sip late night and take advantage of Happy Hour.
For this edition of The Dishes, the talented bartender was generous enough to show us where he breakfasts, lunches, dines and drinks.
In the depths of winter it's natural to think of home as a fortification against the elements. This place takes it a step further...
Tall Tree Bakery can be found just off the highway in an industrial area of Squamish, right next to Backcountry Brewing.
New, well-designed 7,000 sqft operation on Commercial Way satisfying daily crowds of hungry, beer-savvy locals.
Tight Club's Keighty Gallagher just sent us a cool short video that immediately made us want to get outside and move.
Long-time friends are opening a new cafe and bakery in the brand new building at 868 East Hastings St.
Head to 1000 Parker Street Studios for a three-day long event of unique, salon-inspired art for the full spectrum of art-lovers.
The Chinatown favourite is launching a new location before the end of the summer at 1074 Davie St. in the West End.
This house in Tokyo rises up from the street like a concrete organism, twisting and sprouting limbs in tree-like fashion.
Funds from the event will go towards making Canada's largest public contemporary Asian art gallery bigger, better and more accessible.
Daniel Boulud's DB Bistro Moderne opened in the midst of the 2008 financial meltdown and closed to the frustration of many in 2011.
The new location will replace the one at Cambie and Broadway, which is slated to host its final service on June 24th.
The Parkside Brewery ‘Trunkline’ India White Ale reads like it will be delicious, and we want to confirmation of this from our mouths...
This is a rare opportunity to gain guided access to some of the most stylish mid-century and contemporary residences on the West Coast.
"Hey, yeah...sorry...I'm going to be late. I'm stuck in ferry traffic near the top of Taylor Wait."