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...

Gastown’s PiDGiN Makes Fried Mantou Buns Very Happy

Rather than stuffing the eggplant with its best friends (garlic, onions, tomatoes, various spices), they make a spread of it with miso and garnishes the resulting smear brightly with marinated tomato and olive oil.