‘Livia’ Opening Soon on Commercial Drive

Claire Livia and her partner, Jordan Pires, have taken over the old All Basha space to create a 40 seat bakery and restaurant.

The Stretch of Road That Helps Feed Vancouver Every Day

"I wonder what will happen when the viaducts come down and Produce Row sees its traffic increased by a billion percent..."

Shameful Tiki Crew to Get Spooky With New Spot

The Dark Manor Inn is a 60 seat haunted-mansion inspired restaurant and bar opening soon at 4298 Fraser Street.

New 100-Seat Tacofino Ocho Imminent in Mt. Pleasant

We take a look inside Tacofino's latest restaurant, which is set to open any day now on the southeast corner of 5th & Ontario.

You Need To Try These Delicious Little Cappuccino Companions at La Tana

These simple doughnut rounds sweetened with a little vanilla cream and a light dusting of delight are perfect with espresso.

‘Harken’ Opening Soon on Powell Street

The Japanese-inspired 16 seat cafe and roastery will pair chef Kris Barnholden with Aubade Coffee maestro Eldric Stuart.

The Musical Appetites of Local Doughnut Whisperer Aaron Surman

The chef at Lucky's Doughnuts fills us in (get it?) on the three records that really anchor his taste in music.

The Dishes

Peter Van de Reep Does ‘The Dishes’

11 Places

We asked the renaissance man and Campagnolo Upstairs bartender to draw us a map to some of his favourite local food and drink...

La Tana Opens on Commercial Drive

The new Italian caffe and alimentari from the owners of Savio Volpe and Pepino's (next door) launched this morning.

Once-a-Week Burger Pop-Up Sells Out Fast on Commercial Drive

The Downlow Chicken Shack's new burger pop-up kicked off yesterday with delicious results. Take a bite...

One of Vancouver’s Best Vietnamese Restaurants Gets Its Story Told in New Short Film

Anh and Chi, the stylish Vietnamese restaurant on Main Street, represents a lot more than just the delicious sum of its parts.

An Interview With Local Artist and Crow Whisperer, Ehren Salazar

Check out his latest exhibition of drawings, "Crowland", on the walls of Luppolo Brewing in Strathcona this weekend.

Seven Years Ago This Week, This Outstanding Local Chocolate Shop Was Born

In this edition of Throwback Thursday, we go back exactly 7 years ago to just before the launch of Beta5 at 413 Industrial Avenue.

Take a Look Inside Commercial Drive’s New Pan-Asian Street Food Spot

On the heels of several friends and family services, Ugly Dumpling is now officially open at 1590 Commercial Drive.

Remember This Short-Lived Little Vegetarian Wine Bar on the Edge of Chinatown?

Today we inter the tiny, 20 seat vegetarian restaurant known as The Parker into Vancouver's Restaurant Graveyard.

Five Years Ago This Week, This Excellent Brewery Was Born in Mt. Pleasant

For this edition of Throwback Thursday, we look back to the birth of Brassneck, one of Vancouver's most loved breweries.

Hit Railtown This Weekend for a Small But Mighty Design Show

Kate Duncan’s Address is “an assembly of designer/makers, deeply dedicated to their craft presenting expertise and exceptional work.”

Take a Look Inside Hunnybee Bruncheonette, Now Open on Chinatown’s Edge

The new restaurant from the crew behind Gastown's The Birds and The Beets officially opened this morning at Union & Gore.

The Eastside Flea is Reopening in its New Digs This Weekend

The Flea will be back in full-swing mode kicking off this Friday (Sept 21) night in their brand new, bigger and better setup in Strathcona.

Designing a Better-Looking Weed Future With Local Lifestyle Brand, Studio A-Ok

Chill out and learn more about the local brand aiming to steer the design of cannabis culture into the future in this Q & A.

The Slickly Branded Brewery Within a Brewery That Produces Delicious IPAs

Boombox is best known for seriously hoppy double IPAs like "Don't Call it a Comeback", "Just The Hits" and "Legend of Citra".

You Need to Check Out This Upcoming Illustration Market Coming Soon to Main Street

Get an early autumn art fix by hitting Heritage Hall on September 22/23 for the 2nd annual ArtBreakers Illustration Market.

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.

You Need to Try This Katsu-Sake Halibut in Dashi Chowder on Main Street

The pretty thing tasted like Summer, so if you want to eat some time travel in an Autumn downpour, hit Torafuku before it's off the menu!

The Dishes

The Acorn’s Shira Blustein Does ‘The Dishes’

12 Places

The co-owner of two of Vancouver's best vegetarian joints shares her personal treasure map of great places to eat, drink and unwind.

New Cafe ‘The Garden’ Now Open in Strathcona

Anna McMillan, Rheanna Miller and Kirsten Kennedy's new 16 seat cafe and store launched at 868 East Hastings this morning.

If It Was Still Around Today, This Mt. Pleasant Eatery Would Probably Be Killing It

The 30 seat "Cafeteria" lasted two years at 2702 Main St. (now Burdock & Co.), featuring an eclectic menu with no dish exceeding $20.

New Exhibition of Paintings by Bobby Mathieson Opening Soon at Betamax

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.