Eduard’s Whisky Bar in Stuttgart Should Brighten the False Creek Seawall

With its stadium seating, fishbowl frontage and copper accents, this is an aesthetic rethink of the whisky bar we could use.

Clarified Milk in a Cocktail? Studying Big Sips of ‘Yes Whey’ at Botanist (for Science!)

It combines rum, brandy, stout, lemon and clarified milk to create a surprisingly rich cocktail.

How Vancouver Tries To Protect Its Spectacular Views from Indifferent Developers

“Protecting a view corridor is just one of the many ways in which City Hall can take a brave stand against the developers who bankroll them…”

Five Things to Look Out for When the Watch & Learn Festival Hits QET Plaza, Aug. 19/20

Spoiler alert: one of them involves the eating of tacos and the drinking of beer!

Chef Hector Laguna’s Ridiculously Good Spring Salmon at ‘Botanist’

This plated masterpiece from Botanist saw a perfectly cooked piece of Spring settled in a corn froth with morels and leeks...

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‘Chancho’ Brings Authentic Mexican Tortillas and Carnitas to Seymour St.

The 15 seat, 750 sqft operation (anchored by a gas-electric "Lenin" brand tortilla machine) is imminent in the old Nuba location.

Breezy, Palapa-Topped Table #31 At Yaletown’s New ‘Fayuca’

Not only is it the only one of its kind in the restaurant but it's also right in the thick of it with sight lines to the patio, lounge and front door.

There’s A New Tacofino On The Way, And In A Really Interesting Location

It's definitely a score for office workers, if they can find it! And I'm sure they will. Perhaps the route to it will be traded among them like a secret for the first little while, but they'll all eventually figure it out. I did!

Hawksworth’s Korean Fried Cauliflower Next To A French 75

Given its consistency, its textural trip (crisp to soft) and its bright flavour kick that keeps on kicking, I reckon the KFC is one of the most satisfying of the countless snacky share plates currently on offer in Vancouver...

A Little Relative Quietude At Cafe Medina’s Corner Table No. 1

The 2-3 seater is the first table in the dining room, the first of 13 on a banquette that runs all the way to the open kitchen.

Pork & Goat Cheese Ravioli Icarus At ‘Cibo Trattoria’

Everything about the dish reminded me of what I'd just been writing about -- of spring being hesitant of summer, of all the attempts and feints towards the real thing.

Cheap, Saturday-Only Lamb Consomme At Molli Cafe On Burrard St.

The quality and consistency is nothing short of remarkable, pronouncing the value in bold relief. If you've never heard of Molli, you need to go!

The Sound That Tells Vancouverites It Is Time To Break For Lunch

"It’s so much fun seeing the startled expressions on tourist faces down by Canada Place when the noon horns sound."