Spaces Still Available for ‘Hand Eye’ Pottery Classes in Chinatown

Guarantee yourself two whole months of hands-on learning/creating to get you through the grey days of Autumn.

A Look Inside Chinatown’s Almost Finished Mamie Taylor’s, Five Years Ago This Week

#TBT to the day when most of the restaurant's taxidermy - bears, ravens, pheasants, coyotes and more - was affixed to the walls.

Juke’s Cassandra Darmanovic on Creamed Corn Cocktails and Underwater Bars

Busier than ever (with a second location on the horizon), the young and talented Chinatown bartender pours us a deep dive Q & A.

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.

What’s in Those Four Big Vessels Behind the Bar at Juke Fried Chicken?

Recently installed at the popular Chinatown restaurant are these big cut-glass vessels filled with pre-batched delights...

One of Vancouver's Most Sorely Missed Restaurants Was Accessed Via a Secret Door in Chinatown for Over 60 Years

"My parents used to tell stories about sneaking beers into the Green Door and feasting big on spot prawns and fresh crab..."

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:

The Story of Bao Bei’s Beautiful Neon Sign

It's only nine years old, but the iconic signage above the multiple award-winning restaurant looks and feels like it's been there forever.

Upcoming Book to Document and Celebrate Vancouver’s ‘Aprons For Gloves’

Now in pre-sales, "Blood, Sweat & Beers" will document the six year history of the event and its participants through words and photos.

The Dishes

Max Borrowman Does The Dishes

12 Places

Juniper's talented bar manager takes us on a delicious trip around Vancouver for the best breakfasts, lunches, happy hours, dinners and more.

Vietnamese DD Mau Finally Open in Chinatown

The long awaited 54 seat restaurant is in its first week of operations at 145 East Pender Street. Get in now before everyone else does.

Looking to Smash Things? Hit This Piñata Pop-Up Shop in Chinatown on May 5/6

Two art school grads and lifelong friends are celebrating Cinco de Mayo by launching a pop-up featuring their awesome piñatas.

Aprons for Gloves Announces Restaurant Rumble Tryouts, April 14/15

Vancouver’s service industry professionals called on to enter the boxing ring for the July 26th Aprons For Gloves Restaurant Rumble.

‘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.

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.

Imagining this Steakhouse on Chinatown’s Edge

The old Wild Rice address has been home to three restaurants in three years, which makes imagining a fourth rather easy.

The Dishes

Kissa Tanto’s Alain Chow Does The Dishes

7 Places

The co-owner/co-chef of the award-winning Kissa Tanto takes maps out some of his favourite food and drink spots in Vancouver.

You Need To Try the ‘Macro Bowl of Love’ at Kokomo

You know when you overdo it for a few days and want to feed your body a delicious apology? This bowl in Chinatown is exactly that.

Mount Pleasant’s Massy Books is Moving to Chinatown

The small Mount Pleasant bookstore is gaining several hundred square feet and a mezzanine art gallery in the March 1st move.

You Need To Try This Crazy Aromatic Hot & Sour Pork Noodle Soup in Chinatown

Think BBQ pork, pork roll, minced pork with mung bean noodles in Dom Yum broth lit with lime, scallions, sprouts and peanuts.

You Need To Try This Pork Chop with Apple, Bacon & Shrooms at Mamie Taylor’s

Chef Jeff Koop makes a delicious double cut pork chop at the Chinatown restaurant, serving it next to a brace of stuffing cubes.

Chinatown

The Scout Guide to Chinatown

30 Places

We scoured blocks and gained pounds to find good things to eat, drink and do in one of Vancouver's most interesting neighbourhoods.

The Amazing Breakfast Sandwich We Can’t Have For Another 365 Days

Between the bun is a tasty puck of Andouille sausage, fried potato, fried egg, slaw, special sauce and shredded cheese.

You Need To Try This Brandy-Amplified Eggnog in Chinatown

Eggs, cream and sugar combine perfectly to create the rich, smooth and luscious base. A bit of brandy kicks the nog into high gear.

Art Auction Now Underway at Access Gallery in Chinatown

Art enthusiasts have until Saturday night to put in their bids on works by over 50 local and international artists.

You Need to Try “The Broken Compass” in Chinatown

The seasonal cocktail at The Keefer Bar is tiki-inspired without being sweet and summery. Think blended Scotch, coconut and Amaro.

The Shop’s TJ Schneider Talks Denim, Five Years in Chinatown and Dining with Brad Pitt

Thalia Stopa has a lengthy chat with polymath TJ Schneider of The Shop on its 5th anniversary in Chinatown.

The 104 Year Old Shop with Its Days Numbered on the Edge of Chinatown

"After Tosi's finally leaves the block, then what? More condos that no one can afford?"