Five Years Ago This Week, Main Street Landed This Awesome Seafood Spot

For this week's Throwback Thursday feature, we travel back to when Rob Clark and Mike McDermid opened The Fish Counter.

On the Future of Sustainable Fashion with Vancouverite Sam Lau of Hecho & Co.

In this long-form Q&A, we get to know a local creative whose sustainable and ethically-sourced textiles go to the fibre of her being.

Five Reasons to Hit Up the TOQUE Craft Fair This Year

The Western Front's annual fundraising event is our go-to place to scoop up holiday goodies from some of Vancouver's best makers, and it's happening November 30th to December 2nd.

Como Taperia Set For Launch in Mt. Pleasant

The Spanish-inspired restaurant from Shaun Layton, Frankie Harrington and Justin Witcher officially opens on Monday.

Anh and Chi’s Warming Winter Punch Is Literally on Fire, and You Need to Try It

Aged rum, pineapple, passion fruit, cinnamon, five spice dram, citrus and tea are combined in a teapot and topped with flaming fruit.

‘Swine Out Vancouver’ Bringing All Things Pork & Beer to Heritage Hall on Nov. 19

Nine local chefs and six breweries are getting set to showcase their love of pork in support of a great cause. Mmm, bacon...

Sunja Link Body Shoppe Concept Store Opens Today on Main Street

The shelves are stocked with Link's own line, plus all manner of hand-picked, unique and ethical goodies for your home and body.

The Wildly Successful Art Show We Wish Was Still Around

"The coolest thing about The Cheaper Show was the genuine thrill finding a piece of art that you loved that hadn't sold yet."

Carving the First Spanish Ham Inside Como, Opening Soon in Mt. Pleasant

Staff of the highly anticipated Spanish-themed restaurant gathered to break bread, trade sips and test their skills in the construction site.

Local Architect Susan Scott on Building Balsa Spitfires and a Better Vancouver

This wide-ranging interview with one half of local firm Scott & Scott covers design both big and small, and life at large in Vancouver.

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Food & Beverage Industry Activist Ashtin Berry to Host Two Events in Vancouver

Regardless of your industry and work environment, we think everyone can benefit by attending this seminar and workshop, on October 28th and 29th.

New 100-Seat Tacofino Ocho Imminent in Mt. Pleasant

We take a look inside Tacofino's latest restaurant, which is set to open any day now on the southeast corner of 5th & Ontario.

The Musical Appetites of Local Doughnut Whisperer Aaron Surman

The chef at Lucky's Doughnuts fills us in (get it?) on the three records that really anchor his taste in music.

The Dishes

Peter Van de Reep Does ‘The Dishes’

11 Places

We asked the renaissance man and Campagnolo Upstairs bartender to draw us a map to some of his favourite local food and drink...

One of Vancouver’s Best Vietnamese Restaurants Gets Its Story Told in New Short Film

Anh and Chi, the stylish Vietnamese restaurant on Main Street, represents a lot more than just the delicious sum of its parts.

An Interview With Local Artist and Crow Whisperer, Ehren Salazar

Check out his latest exhibition of drawings, "Crowland", on the walls of Luppolo Brewing in Strathcona this weekend.

Seven Years Ago This Week, This Outstanding Local Chocolate Shop Was Born

In this edition of Throwback Thursday, we go back exactly 7 years ago to just before the launch of Beta5 at 413 Industrial Avenue.

Five Years Ago This Week, This Excellent Brewery Was Born in Mt. Pleasant

For this edition of Throwback Thursday, we look back to the birth of Brassneck, one of Vancouver's most loved breweries.

You Need to Check Out This Upcoming Illustration Market Coming Soon to Main Street

Get an early autumn art fix by hitting Heritage Hall on September 22/23 for the 2nd annual ArtBreakers Illustration Market.

You Need to Try This Katsu-Sake Halibut in Dashi Chowder on Main Street

The pretty thing tasted like Summer, so if you want to eat some time travel in an Autumn downpour, hit Torafuku before it's off the menu!

The Dishes

The Acorn’s Shira Blustein Does ‘The Dishes’

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The co-owner of two of Vancouver's best vegetarian joints shares her personal treasure map of great places to eat, drink and unwind.

If It Was Still Around Today, This Mt. Pleasant Eatery Would Probably Be Killing It

The 30 seat "Cafeteria" lasted two years at 2702 Main St. (now Burdock & Co.), featuring an eclectic menu with no dish exceeding $20.

The Hidden Last Vestige of Old Mount Pleasant

In the shadow of a new, 21-storey luxury condo development sits a forgotten piece of neighbourhood history.

We Want to Brighten Our Shelf with Lyndsay Sung’s Adorable New Cookbook

It's physically impossible not to crack the spine of this kawaii cookbook (featuring 30 colourful recipes) without also cracking a smile.

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Conversations With Some of the Remarkable Women Involved in Mural Fest

Sara Khan, Bunnie Reiss and Pennylane Shen put down their brushes and cans to answer our questions about their work and much more.

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Sarah Savoy Does The Dishes

10 Places

The owner of the always-on-point Main Street boutique Much & Little fills us in (and up) on her favourite places to eat and drink.

Branding Vancouver

The Good Luck and Design Restraint Behind Torafuku’s Sleek Brand

Co-owner Steve Kuan and designer Thomas Albrighton relay the ominous aspects and creative thought processes behind Torafuku's look.

Sneak Your Pints Into ‘The Cave’ at Brassneck

The 'Best Seat in the House' column returns to detail the secluded awesomeness of this hidden gem in Mt. Pleasant.