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The 21 year old neighbourhood icon has been purchased by the people behind Postmark Brewing and Belgard Kitchen.
Agents appear to have raided the venerable East Van establishment and seized a 242 rare bottles of whisky, valued at over $40,000.
Five years ago this week the owners of La Mezcaleria were in crisis mode after having to wait nine months for an electrical upgrade.
Look closely at the Spade logo and you might learn a little something about owner Sammy Piccolo's personal roots...
The venerable institution is set to close just before Christmas. There are accepting reservations until the last service.
We get caught up imagining this slick, stylish, sexy tonkatsu spot in New York City being relocated to the heart of Commercial Drive.
The 40 seater is opening in the middle of November at 1858 Commercial Drive (the old Waves Coffee location)
A lot of smoke, a skylight and the right time of day combine for magic at La Mezcaleria
Table #30 is where you can curl up with your beer and deep fried sour pork ribs and spy not only on the bar, your table neighbours and the kitchen pass but also on the world going by beyond the glass.
Mezcal margarita sees its Cointreau, lime, and agave lit up with the booze-alleviating sting of grapefruit and a seriously summery herbaceous hint of thyme ("tomillo" is Spanish for thyme).
With a mouthfeel that similarly starts out supple and rich, only to be cut by a firm, dry finish, Doan’s rye stout is an inventive yet honest take on a classic style that is well-deserving of its recognition as BC's best stout.