Opening Soon

Dachi Ready on East Hastings

The new PNW-inspired restaurant officially opens in the old Campagnolo Roma space on Wednesday, December 19.

The Modern Chinese Restaurant That Suddenly Made Vancouver’s Food Scene Interesting

Wild Rice was a fixture on the edge of Chinatown, pairing Modern Chinese food with cocktails and wine from 2001 to 2014.

Five Years Ago This Week, This Popular Coffee Shop Was Just Taking Shape in Chinatown

For our #TBT feature this week we look back to the construction of Matchstick Coffee Roasters at 213 East Georgia St. in Chinatown.

Meet the Thrifty Duo Behind Chinatown’s New ‘Kool Thing Vintage’

Readers beware! This long read Q & A with a pair of vintage vets contains content that will inspire some mega thrift shopping!

We Want a Big Box of Delicious Happiness from Chinatown’s Pazzo Chow

Got some last minute shopping to do for a friend or loved one? If you really want to show them you care, give them food!

You Need to Try This Classic Song-Inspired Cocktail in Chinatown

Created by Kissa Tanto's Derek Boone, the Dark End Of The Street is a mix of Japanese whisky, plum wine, Cynar, bitters and lemon oil.

Five Reasons To Check Out ‘Got Craft’

Vancouver's largest indie craft fair returns to the Maritime Centre from December 8th & 9th, and we've got our eyes on a few things!

Five Years Ago This Week, Main Street Landed This Awesome Seafood Spot

For this week's Throwback Thursday feature, we travel back to when Rob Clark and Mike McDermid opened The Fish Counter.

On Insider Shopping and How Tea Solves Everything With the Boss at Eastside Flea

We caught up with Alberta Randall during the silly season to talk about - among a great many other things - her journey so far...

Restaurant Porn

This Modern Dim Sum Spot For Chinatown, Please

Our latest Restaurant Porn column has us covetous of Hong Kong's gorgeous John Anthony Cantonese Grill & Dim Sum.

You Need to Try the ‘Amadeus Cho’ Cocktail in Chinatown

Bao Bei Bar Manager Jason Browne plays on a classic Treacle to create a delicious drink that’s simultaneously bright and complex.

On the Future of Sustainable Fashion with Vancouverite Sam Lau of Hecho & Co.

In this long-form Q&A, we get to know a local creative whose sustainable and ethically-sourced textiles go to the fibre of her being.

Five Reasons We’re Stoked for East Van’s Upcoming ‘Krampusmarkt’

Strange Fellows' craft market runs Dec. 6 - 8 and is just the place to score gifts for your more peculiar friends and family members.

You Should Know About Pigeon Park

How commercial interests, social engineering politicians, pigeons and people shaped the Downtown Eastside's "living room".

The Dishes

Alex ‘Rhek’ Usow Does The Dishes

15 Places

True to form, the local artist and designer went freestyle on The Dishes, taking us on an exceptionally filling city-wide crawl...

On Fashion Flukes and Weirdo Fringe Sports With Emily Heffring

This long form Q & A will introduce you to the talented young woman behind the East Van accessory company, Your Bag of Holding.

Five Reasons to Hit Up the TOQUE Craft Fair This Year

The Western Front's annual fundraising event is our go-to place to scoop up holiday goodies from some of Vancouver's best makers, and it's happening November 30th to December 2nd.

Dachi Launching Soon in Hastings-Sunrise

First timers Miki Ellis, Stephen Whiteside and Tyson Viteychuk are opening their new restaurant in the old Campagnolo Roma space.

Como Taperia Set For Launch in Mt. Pleasant

The Spanish-inspired restaurant from Shaun Layton, Frankie Harrington and Justin Witcher officially opens on Monday.

Anh and Chi’s Warming Winter Punch Is Literally on Fire, and You Need to Try It

Aged rum, pineapple, passion fruit, cinnamon, five spice dram, citrus and tea are combined in a teapot and topped with flaming fruit.

Getting to Know the Talented Artist Behind the ‘Strange Fellows’ Brand

In this long read interview with local artist Christine Moulson, we talk process, inspiration, family, branding, beer and more.

Heads Up

40 Delicious Places to Eat & Drink During the Eastside Culture Crawl

39 Places

We’ve mapped out our list of suggestions for satisfying your hunger and thirst while feasting your eyes on art this November 15th to 18th.

‘Swine Out Vancouver’ Bringing All Things Pork & Beer to Heritage Hall on Nov. 19

Nine local chefs and six breweries are getting set to showcase their love of pork in support of a great cause. Mmm, bacon...

Sunja Link Body Shoppe Concept Store Opens Today on Main Street

The shelves are stocked with Link's own line, plus all manner of hand-picked, unique and ethical goodies for your home and body.

The Wildly Successful Art Show We Wish Was Still Around

"The coolest thing about The Cheaper Show was the genuine thrill finding a piece of art that you loved that hadn't sold yet."

Ubuntu Canteen Coming to The Fraserhood

The forward-thinking, kid-friendly 38 seater will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner at 4194 Fraser Street.

A Look Back at the Start of Ask For Luigi, Which Turns Five This Week

The room was littered with cardboard, unfilled menus, fresh bus pans and other bits of service detritus, but it looked very promising...

Massive Consignment Warehouse Sale Going Down in Strathcona This Week

On November 2 and 3, the beautiful Werklab space will be transformed into an epic clothing shopping experience.