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.

The Dishes

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

7 Places

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.

The Dishes

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

7 Places

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.

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.