First Look Inside Coquille Fine Seafood, Opening Next Month in Gastown

The highly anticipated seafood restaurant is on track to open next month on one of Gastown's most conspicuous corners.

Catching up With “H”, Another Talented Bartender Who Left Vancouver for Toronto

We're still a little sore that H abandoned us, but we still miss the hell out of him and the joy he brought to his craft.

On Sanity, Sweatin’ It Out and Early Feline Obsessions with Anna Farrant of All City Athletics

From anticipating marriage to waxing the benefits of certain curse words, this champ pulls no punches in an inspiring Q & A.

You Need To Try This Fig & Ricotta Dessert in Gastown

This beautiful dessert at Gastown's sexy Mosquito makes for a delicious respite from all the mass-produced, sugary Christmas treats.

We Want a Subscription to Vancouver’s Own ‘Prototype Coffee’ Micro-Roastery

Former Revolver Coffee manager/barista Matt Johnson has just launched a new microroastery, and we want in on it.

Breaking Down Gastown’s Delicious New Sausage & Peppers Sandwich

Mmm, sliced green fennel pork sausages soaked and spread in a tomato-based sauce heavily laden with gentle peppers on Filone bread.

50 Seat ‘di Beppe’ Imminent in Gastown

The casual new caffe and ristorante is located in the old Joe Pizza address on the southwest corner of West Cordova and Carrall.

A Local Designer Made These Lights and We Want Some

Matthew McCormick's 'Mila7' pendant lights are available in black, white and brushed brass finishes with customizable drop-lengths.

Eight Years On, Looking Back at La Taqueria’s First Service on Hastings Street

The little hole-in-the-wall goes under the renovations knife this week. This is what it looked like on opening night back in 2009.

You Need To Try the Emerald City Cocktail at Gastown’s Pourhouse

This apple-garnished, mule-inspired looker combines classic autumnal flavours like ginger and cinnamon with nutty Fino sherry.

Pidgin to Host One-Night Only Pop-Up Sake Bar on Monday, Nov. 20

Head down to Gastown for a rare opportunity to taste and learn about the new generation of sakes

What Inspired the Little ‘Nemesis Coffee’ Upside-Down Heart Icon?

Nemesis Coffee co-owner Jess Reno gives us the lowdown on the cafe's curious little logo that greets all who enter.

Inside ‘di Beppe’ — Opening Soon in Gastown

The same team behind St. Lawrence, Ask For Luigi and Pourhouse are opening a new Italian restaurant in November.

We Want a Copy of “The Gastown Foodie” Cookbook (Available October 17)

We've been making room on our bookshelf for the third instalment in our favourite local cookbook series.

Meet the ‘Malibu’ — One of the More Interesting Cocktails Being Made in Gastown Right Now

Let's see...strawberry, dill, coconut-washed gin...what else? French vermouth and salted Aperol? OK...you need to try this!

Remembering the Wildest Cocktail Competition Gastown Has Ever Seen

For this edition of #TBT (Throwback Thursday) we journey back in time to an especially crazy night at The Diamond in 2009.

Opening Soon

Chefs Lee Cooper & Jack Chen To Launch New Seafood Eatery in the Heart of Gastown

Industry veterans pick up the 4,100 sqft Secret Location space in Gastown and lay out their plans for "Coquille".

A Look Back at the Crazy Day Long-Gone ‘Boneta’ Moved Gastown Locations

Images from the day Neil Ingram and Mark Brand's much-loved Boneta upped sticks and moved six years ago...

A Look Back at the Launch of Gastown’s Wildebeest, Five Years Ago Today

Dozens of images from the first night of a long-time restaurant industry favourite (mmm, those pork croquettes!)

Eight Years Ago This week, Gastown’s Pourhouse Was Just Getting Started

In August of 2009 I poked my head into the construction site of Gastown's Pourhouse. The restaurant has since become an institution of sorts, a place of consistency and quality...

The Diamond’s Adam Domet on Good Cheekies and Making You a Damn Fine Drink

Are you a Bartender or a Mixologist? "I'm a Bartender. I haven't lived at my Mom's house for 25 years."

We Want this Pink Moon Lamp by Gastown’s Old Faithful Shop

We dig the simple, retro aesthetic and how the circular shape can act as a mood-inducing diffuser

Days Numbered For Hi-Five In Gastown; ‘No Fun Radio’ Set To Take Its Place

While I'm sad to see Hi-Five on its way out, I'm very glad that something interesting - and of potential benefit to the city's cultural landscape - is replacing it.

Restaurant Community Rallies To Help Bartender Beaten In Gastown

Jose suffered a broken nose, a broken maxilla, neck injuries and a severe concussion...