The Dishes

Anh and Chi’s Vanessa Coupar Does The Dishes

7 Places

A good bartender will always be able to recommend reliable food and drink establishments. This one gives you a map, too.

Daydreaming with Local Artist, Paul Melo

Touching on food, inspiration, craft and stories of shots not taken, Vancouver's Paul Melo speaks volumes in this new interview.

The Story of How the 33 Acres Brewing Co. Brand Came to Be

Their branding is among the most recognizable of BC's new wave of microbreweries. In this piece by Jamie Mah, its creator tells its story.

La Taqueria Opening Soon at Main & Broadway

The 'pinche' taco shop has secured 2521 Main St. (formerly Miura) and expects to be open before Valentine's Day.

The Adults-Only Inspiration Behind the Branding of Main Street Brewing’s ‘Naked Fox IPA’

Stripped down, this particular India Pale Ale isn't as provocative as its namesake, but it's still pretty racy!

Vote for ‘Vancouver’s Next Top Mayor’ on January 27th

Snag your tickets and line your pockets - you don't want to miss out on the chance to secure your vote at this one-time-only special event!

Ride the CSA Wave with the Women of Valley Buds Flower Farm

Real life buds Michelle Pezel and Alana Paterson are giving us something colourful to look forward to this summer.

Autostrada Ready For Launch on Main Street

The new restaurant from Dustin Dockendorf and chef Lucais Syme opens Wednesday, January 10th at 4811 Main Street.

The Dishes

Doing The Dishes with Patrick Drozd, Co-Owner of The Cobalt, The Boxcar and The American

7 Places

To help us kick this new column off we asked bar owner Patrick Drozd to walk us through the most ideally delicious of his days.

The Right Book to Flip Through if You’re Already Suffering Christmas Exhaustion

You can snag a signed copy of Ryan Heshka's 'Fatales' at his book signing at Lucky's Comics on Friday, December 8th.

Getting “Skooled” by Ceramic Artist, Teacher and Illustrator Julia Chirka

The artist has come a long way since her ceramic potato days...she's one of 30 artisans participating in this year's TOQUE craft fair.

Guidance for People Who Play with Very Sharp Things

Kevin Kent, knife aficionado and CEO of Knifewear, wields his wisdom on knives for home cooks, professionals and blade enthusiasts.

Make Original Block Printed Gifts and More at Collage Collage’s Adults-Only Workshop

Learn a new skill, hang out with fellow crafty adults and check off some holiday gifts on Tuesday, November 28th

Industry Veterans Plan Cuban Cocktail Spot ‘Tocador’ for Main Street

The old Charlie's Little Italian space is currently being transformed into a Cubano cocktail bar and restaurant. Opening early 2018.

The Witchery 3.0 Dinner is a Vegetarian Halloween/Samhain Feast

Forgo costumes and bite-size candy this Halloween and head to Heritage Hall for an otherworldly vegetarian feast

Catching Up Over a Few Pints with Local Beer Legend Nigel Springthorpe

Eight years after his first Big Interview, The Alibi Room & Brassneck co-owner talks branding, boxing...and pig brain beer

You Need to Try the “Rolling Thunder” Cocktail at Nomad on Main Street

In a recent cocktail comp, Nomad barman Matt Benevoli set out to recreate the experience of a thunderstorm in a glass...

The Wild Bunch Gets Set to Host Four Festive Thursday Evening Workshops this Fall

Get creative at one of The Wild Bunch's festive, autumnally-themed floral workshops starting October 5th.

What’s the Story with the Bunny in the Fox’s Belly at Brassneck Brewery?

Brassneck Brewery's Nigel Springthorpe explains how the Main Street company's most iconic image came to be.

Art Rapture Returns to Mount Pleasant With Prohibition-Themed Art Experience

Get ready for the Art Rapture! The urban art event is coming back to the neighbourhood on September 22/23.

Talking Alternate Realities and Homewrecker Halter Tops with Artist Nicola MacNeil

"Must Be This Tall To Ride" Runs August 17th to September 25th at Kafka's Coffee & Tea on Main Street

Chef Lucais Syme Plans ‘Autostrada’ – a New Pasta Concept for Main Street

Syme and partner Dustin Dockendorf aim to have the 30 seater open at some point this Fall/Winter

The Incredible Pie Championship Returns to Mount Pleasant on August 27th

You like pie, right? You're going to want to figure out a way to be on 6th Ave. when this bit of deliciousness goes down.

Kafka’s Coffee & Tea Converts 1980 Grumman ‘Kurbmaster Jr.’ into a Mobile Espresso Bar

The little thing previously serviced farm equipment before being outfitted with a Nuevo Simonelli White Eagle Espresso Machine.

You Should Know More About the Fascinating History of Lower Mount Pleasant

Lower Mount Pleasant was one of the first areas outside of Vancouver's downtown to be developed for residential use. First came houses, then came war. See what remains to this day...

Get This ‘You’re Doing Great’ T-Shirt by Coreena Lewis at Eastside Flea this Weekend

The "illustrator + garment maker, dog petter and general weirdo" will be selling them at Eastside Flea this weekend.