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.