The ‘Nouveau Dim Sum’ Concept in Gastown That Closed Before it Should Have

This interesting eatery on Powell St. (its name a portmanteau of "bamboo" and "buddha") now lies in Vancouver's Restaurant Graveyard.

New Cafe Opening Soon in Gastown’s Reimagined Ormidale Building

The third location of Mt. Pleasant hangout Kafka's is just getting started inside the newfangled construction at 151 West Hastings St.

This Gastown Wine Bar Was Named After a Stressed Out Animal Suffering a Nervous Breakdown

Opened in 2010 by the owners of nearby Salt Tasting Room, the Spanish-inspired 21 seat 'Judas Goat' lasted 3 years in Blood Alley

New ‘Existential Eating’ Series Launching August 11 in Gastown

Kicking off at The Birds & The Beets, the new project aims to provide a sustainable model of opportunities for small, independent projects.

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The Block’s Jennifer MacKay Does The Dishes

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The stylish Gastown boutique owner has a discerning palate to match her eye for cool, well-made clothes and accessories.

New Mental Health Resource for Service Industry Workers to Launch Next Week

Created by service industry veterans, Mind The Bar aims to be an invaluable resource for peers who might otherwise suffer in silence.

You Need To Try the Refreshing ‘Sunrise Ruby’ Cocktail at Gastown’s Tacofino

This bright, light, quenching sipper is a tequila-based riff on the French 75 -- an elegant, classic cocktail created in the 1920's.

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Doing the Dishes with Amy Renee York

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The Gastown boutique super-businesswoman flexes some serious foodie muscles to give us her ideal day of eating and drinking around Vancouver.

Grain ‘Flour Shop’ Popping Up in Gastown for Special Bake-Off and Bread Sale

Some of Vancouver's best chefs and bakers are gathering to fight it out with bread this Saturday, June 16th at DiBeppe.

You Need To Try The ‘Little Sparrow’ Cocktail at Gastown’s L’Abattoir

It's giving Shaun Layton’s legendary Avocado Gimlet a run for its money as the most ordered drink on the menu (and for good reason).

Gastown’s Tempranillo to Close. Last Service Is June 2nd

The tiny Spanish-inspired eatery was celebrating its one year anniversary this week, but sadly its first year will be its last.

Japanese-Inspired ‘Out & About’ Boutique Opens Tonight in Gastown

The new lifestyle shop is located in the old Salmagundi West space (the tip of the old flat-iron building) at 321 West Cordova St.

Wilson Rhodes of Tempranillo Dishes on Dream Kitchens and Shucking Beans

The New Breed series continues with an interview with a young cook who plates Spanish tapas with a side of conversation in Gastown.

Vancouver Needs More Tiny Establishments Like the New La Taqueria

Small, cool, intimate, bouncer-less venues for food and drink (where you don't need to shout to be heard) shouldn't be this rare.

You Have to Try This Delicious, Herb-Rolled Kampachi Loin at Gastown’s PiDGiN

Chef Wesley Young has been adding new dishes to the menu as the seasons shift. This beautifully balanced thing is among them.

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Where Chef Ciaran Chung Eats and Drinks on his Precious Days Off

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When the industry veteran isn't behind the line at Gastown's new Coquille Fine Seafood he's making full and delicious use of his days off.

Rabbit’s Foot Supper Club Comes ‘Above Ground’ For Special Sea Cider-Paired Dinner

The underground supper club will be joining forces with Sea Cider and the Birds & the Beets for their first ever public dinner event!

You Need to Try the Smoked Bacon Old Fashioned at Gastown’s Wildebeest

The bacon is smoked in-house and the fat lives with the bourbon for a bit, leaving behind a delightfully rich and smoky base spirit.

This Spanish Restaurant for Blood Alley, Please

Spanish architectural firm Lucas y Hernández-Gil created this stunner for Seville, but we'd much rather have it in Gastown.

Coquille Fine Seafood Set For Launch

The highly anticipated seafood restaurant in Gassy Jack Square officially opens to the public on Tuesday, February 13th.

Gettin’ Body Positive and Having a Laugh with Local Graphic Designer, Linny Malin

We had a good chat with the talented British-born artist as she was preparing for her Eastside Flea debut on February 10th.

Looking Back at the Launch of Gastown’s PiDGiN, Five Years Ago This Week

One of Vancouver's most ambitious and beautiful restaurants was unveiled to the dining public on February 2nd, 2013. We were there.

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Mapping the Best Food & Drink in Vancouver With Chef Alessandro Vianello

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The talent behind the kitchens of Wildebeest, Bufala, Lucky Taco and Bells and Whistles takes us on a delicious tour of the city...

Quantifying the Benefits of the Best Seat in the House at Gastown’s La Mezcaleria

If you've ever sat in the window at the Mexican restaurant on E. Cordova St. and thought, "This is awesome", you aren't alone...

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.