On Lessons from Legends and How the Olympics can Change a City’s Culinary Landscape

Talia updates us on the week's essential food news, everything from food styling tips to last call at a doomed local eatery

Imagining This Awesome Treehouse Near Beijing As A Secret North Shore Hideout

The main space - floored with a tatami mat - is for living/sleeping, while the other is used as a washroom. It's tiny (all told under 100 sqft), but we reckon it's enough to provide the one or two people within (anymore would be ridiculous) with the escape they desire. We'd take ours in the quiet cool of the North Shore's Lynn Valley, permits be damned.

‘Sons Of Vancouver’ Coffee Liqueur — Launches Today

Without naming names, I can tell you this is NOTHING like that coffee liqueur that Mom spikes her morning cup of coffee with over the holidays...

Phonetically Amusing Demonyn For The Inhabitants Of Bowen Island

"A bunch of Boweners are coming on the last ferry."

Superb, Bittersweet ‘Amaro’ Made In North Vancouver

A couple of young fellows from North Van recently dove head first into the Amaro game, and their subtly sweet, silky smooth Italian style bitter is the best I’ve tried in BC.

A Homegrown Word For Summer's Scary, Exhilirating Rope Swing

"I'm going to drink this delicious Zunga, then do a full backflip off that zunga..."