"A bunch of Boweners are coming on the last ferry."
Though it might not be the easiest restaurant to find, the unassuming Chong Qing Xiao Mian on Kingsway is definitely worth looking for.
Christophe Bonson explains the personal inspirations and thought processes behind his brand's new retro/modern look.
We asked the owner, head pastry chef and chocolatier at Chez Christophe how he likes to roll in Burnaby.
Guarantee yourself two whole months of hands-on learning/creating to get you through the grey days of Autumn.
#TBT to the day when most of the restaurant's taxidermy - bears, ravens, pheasants, coyotes and more - was affixed to the walls.
Busier than ever (with a second location on the horizon), the young and talented Chinatown bartender pours us a deep dive Q & A.
Claire Livia and her partner, Jordan Pires, have taken over the old All Basha space to create a 40 seat bakery and restaurant.
These simple doughnut rounds sweetened with a little vanilla cream and a light dusting of delight are perfect with espresso.
The new Italian caffe and alimentari from the owners of Savio Volpe and Pepino's (next door) launched this morning.
The local speaker series continues Nov. 29 at the Vancouver Playhouse with a line-up tasty stories and delicious ideas.
The ballets include two World Premieres and one first-time Canadian performance, and feature a range of styles and artistic choices.
An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Oct. 17 to Oct. 23, 2018.
Our historical architecture isn't so valued that it can avoid the wrecking balls of development. But what if it could be saved in another way?
"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.
In this long read interview with local artist Christine Moulson, we talk process, inspiration, family, branding, beer and more.
We’ve mapped out our list of suggestions for satisfying your hunger and thirst while feasting your eyes on art this November 15th to 18th.
Nine local chefs and six breweries are getting set to showcase their love of pork in support of a great cause. Mmm, bacon...
Formerly homeless eccentric Englishman Hamish McKenzie likes to think of himself as a "boat renovator"...
The Head Brewer and learned craft beer lover's picks range from political punk and uplifting island vibes to good ol' fashioned grunge.
Developed in Puerto Rico, the Lift eFoil allows its rider to cruise silently above the surface of the water at speeds up to 40 km an hour.
The forward-thinking, kid-friendly 38 seater will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner at 4194 Fraser Street.
The Dark Manor Inn is a 60 seat haunted-mansion inspired restaurant and bar opening soon at 4298 Fraser Street.
For our Throwback Thursday entry this week we look back at the start of Los Cuervos, the irreverent cantina at 603 Kingsway.
We asked Pourhouse Bar Manager Adam Domet to take us on a tour of his favourite spots to dine and drink around Vancouver.
Today we remember Sean Heather's Bitter Tasting Room, interring it for all eternity in Vancouver's Restaurant Graveyard.
Today we remember Cork & Fin (and its freshly shucked oysters), interring it for all eternity in Vancouver's Restaurant Graveyard.
Following a seven year run at 2297 East Hastings Street, the Roman-inspired eatery will shut down for good on November 8th.
As well as the artworks on display, "Natural Plot Line" will also include the live painting of two original works of art on September 12/13.
We asked Victory Tattoo owner/artist Daniel Kurc to give us the lowdown on some of his favourite neighbourhood spots.
For Throwback Thursday we go back to when we poked our heads inside a brand new ice cream outfit in Kitsilano.
Chewie's Biscuit Company is set to launch next week at 2822 West 4th Avenue, and there was much rejoicing.
"No dude. 16th and Blenheim isn't Kitsilano. That's like the diaper of Dunbar. You gotta be northafourth..."
The shelves are stocked with Link's own line, plus all manner of hand-picked, unique and ethical goodies for your home and body.
"The coolest thing about The Cheaper Show was the genuine thrill finding a piece of art that you loved that hadn't sold yet."
Staff of the highly anticipated Spanish-themed restaurant gathered to break bread, trade sips and test their skills in the construction site.
What kind of person pours an iced capp on the counter while physically and verbally abusing staff and customers? Alan, that's who.
The remnants of the old BC Pen in New Westminster have come a long way in their storied history and you should know about it.
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 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.
Construction should kick off at some point before Christmas. Opening day is being set for Winter/Spring 2019.
James Lester and Richard Klaus take us on a whirlwind tour of their favourite food and drink spots across the Lower Mainland.
The evening event begins with a cocktail reception and is followed by a delectable four course long table meal paired with beer and wine.
Finding a place in the Atlas today is "Brewer's Row", the famously hop-happy three block stretch of Port Moody's Murray Street.
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 room was littered with cardboard, unfilled menus, fresh bus pans and other bits of service detritus, but it looked very promising...
The Japanese-inspired 16 seat cafe and roastery will pair chef Kris Barnholden with Aubade Coffee maestro Eldric Stuart.
Kate Duncan’s Address is “an assembly of designer/makers, deeply dedicated to their craft presenting expertise and exceptional work.”
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.
The Squamish team were positively amped to share their top three tunes for blasting in the brewery before, during and after hours.
The independent, Canadian and female-owned "Flax Sleep" linens company is really making us want to slip back into bed.
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...
On November 2 and 3, the beautiful Werklab space will be transformed into an epic clothing shopping experience.
"I wonder what will happen when the viaducts come down and Produce Row sees its traffic increased by a billion percent..."
Today we inter the tiny, 20 seat vegetarian restaurant known as The Parker into Vancouver's Restaurant Graveyard.
Chef Liam Breen and frontman Matthew Fidler are launching the Modern European restaurant in the old Crime Lab space.
"When I was a kid I thought the Chevron Barge was full of cigarettes because my Mom bought smokes at our corner Chevron..."
'Little Juke', the second location of Juke Fried Chicken, will be opening for trial runs on Davie Street starting Thursday night.
Moeno Kawai is in the final stages of construction of her six seat, 400 square foot Japanese cafe at Oak & West 20th.
"The Moose" comes loaded with fried chicken, sausage gravy, cheddar cheese, fried egg and bacon. You'll need a knife and fork.
Last night saw not only the launch of the new restaurant on Yukon Street, but also a fierce and friendly cocktail competition.
A pair of thrill-seeking skiers turn Autumn in the Cantal forest of Southern France into their downhill playground.
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."