You Should Know

Hunting Vancouver’s Forgotten Sidewalk Prisms

17 Places

These historic gems were common a 100 years ago. Now they're disappearing fast. Let this map/essay lead you to those that remain.

Vancouver to Score Middle Eastern ‘Superbaba’ Food Truck in June

Victoria's Middle Eastern restaurant concept is expanding into Vancouver, starting with a new food truck at Burrard and Dunsmuir.

Chambar, Strange Fellows to Collaborate With ‘Keep it Strange’ Beer Dinner

Get in touch with your inner culinary weirdo by securing some seats to this Craft Beer & Belgian Fare feast at Chambar.

Sniffing Out the Story of The Paper Hound Bookshop’s Elegant Canine Mascot

Co-owner Kim Koch fills us in on the regal, literary and personal inspirations that were bred into the shop's poised pup icon.

The Most Dominant Two Minutes and Fifteen Seconds in Local Sports History

"Even though we've gone all the way to the Stanley Cup Final three times, my biggest Canucks thrill of all time remains The Shift."

PechaKucha Night Vol. 45 to Take Place During Vancouver Design Week

Tickets for the Vancouver Design Week special edition of PechaKucha Night (May 8th) just went on sale. Snag 'em while you can!

The Dishes

Lauren Mote Does The Dishes

16 Places

The award-winning bartender puts together a veritable treasure map of personal picks for the best food and drink in Vancouver.

The Italian Chef/Restaurateur Vancouver Is on a First Name Basis With

"Once I thought I found a new favourite Italian restaurant, but then Pino cooked me something new and I was reminded of that impossibility."

Check Out Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ Storyboard Artist Workshop in Vancouver

It's hardly surprising that tickets for the special April 12th workshop are sold out...but there's still hope for a second chance!

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CAG Feature Exhibition ‘The Blue Hour’ Kicks Off 2018’s Capture Photography Festival

4 Places

Prepare to be provoked and amused on your next commute as Capture Photo Fest's 'The Blue Hour' takes over four city facades.

Vancouver Design Week Wants to Know Your Favourite ‘Design Landmarks’

This year's VDW calendar includes weekend designer-led tours of our city's 'best designed' indoor and outdoor spaces.

Attn: Cooks! Application Deadline for Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Competition Approaches

Want to compete against your peers to win $10,000 and placement in one of Canada's better restaurants? Hell yeah you do!

French-Inspired Hidden Gem ‘Colette Grand Cafe’ Now Open Downtown

The new restaurant from Toronto's Chase Hospitality launched this week tucked away inside luxury retailer, Holt Renfrew.

The Block of Vancouver That Was Once Dedicated to Vinyl Records

"I miss hitting Record Row on a Saturday afternoon and blowing my cash tips on a shit tonne of vinyl. Hell, I miss cash tips, too..."

Reimagined ‘La Taqueria’ Nears Reopening on Hastings

The "pinche taco shop" may have just opened its sixth location, but its first has been closed for renos since November. Here's what to expect.

Trading ‘The Keg’ on Alberni Street for Mexico City’s ‘Piedra Sal’

The good looking "Piedra Sal" occupies a second-storey corner location in Paseo de la Reforma. We'd much rather have it here in Vancouver.

We Want This Beautiful Seafood Restaurant for the Foot of Beatty Street

The basement of the iconic Sun Tower is currently occupied by a fancy gym, but let's pretend for a second that it wasn't...

Take a Look Inside the New MeeT, Opening Soon in Yaletown

The popular vegetarian comfort food chainlet is opening its third location, this time at 1165 Mainland Street.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had a Japanese-Style ‘Capsule’ Hotel & Sauna

This capsule hotel and sauna facility in Tokyo would be nice fit for Vancouver, which could use more diversity of accommodations.

The Dishes

Doing The Dishes with Royal Dinette’s Kaitlyn Stewart

8 Places

The 2017 World Class Bartender of the Year makes us hungry by mapping out her favourite spots to eat and drink around town.

Vancouver’s Trump Champagne Lounge is Turning Into a ‘Total Shithole’ on Yelp

An online mob reacts to Donald Trump's "shithole" comments by hitting his properties - including those in Vancouver - with bad Yelp reviews.

You Should Know Vancouver Was the Last City on the Continent to Drive on the Left

The people of Vancouver woke up on New Year's Day in 1922 to a streetscape that was the same but forever changed.

This Hot Mess Breakfast of Champions Deliciously Endures on Beatty Street

A decade-old favourite sees beef short rib with applewood smoked cheddar, roasted potato, apple, watercress and sunny-side up eggs.

‘We Will Be Alright’ Show to Kick Off Cartems’ New Art Exhibition Series on January 20th

Local artist Janet Wang is the first to be featured on the downtown doughnut shop's new calendar of artist exhibitions.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If This Brilliant Little Shop Opened on Robson Street

It ticks three Vancouver boxes. 1.) It has good branding. 2.) It's an Instagrammable one-hit wonder. 3.) People line up for it.

We Want a Year of Art & Culture at The Vancouver Art Gallery

Japanese modern art icon Takashi Murakami's upcoming exhibit is only one of many reasons we want a VAG membership for Christmas!

Hy’s Heavyweight Shares the Skinny on Steak

We asked Hy's Steakhouse veteran and COO Megan Buckley to detail a learning curve for lovers of steak.

Toronto’s Sleek ‘Colette Grand Cafe’ to Open Vancouver Location in 2018

The high-end restaurant will take over the short-lived, 80 seat Holts Cafe at some point before the winter is through.