Five Years Ago This Week, Rain Or Shine Opened in Kitsilano

For Throwback Thursday we go back to when we poked our heads inside a brand new ice cream outfit in Kitsilano.

Wagashiya-Style Cafe ‘Usagi’ Opening Soon

Moeno Kawai is in the final stages of construction of her six seat, 400 square foot Japanese cafe at Oak & West 20th.

You Need To Try The Fully Loaded ‘Moose’ at Chewie’s Biscuit Company

"The Moose" comes loaded with fried chicken, sausage gravy, cheddar cheese, fried egg and bacon. You'll need a knife and fork.

Dig These Oddball Houseboats Made of Airplanes, Tractors, Buses and Ambulances

Formerly homeless eccentric Englishman Hamish McKenzie likes to think of himself as a "boat renovator"...

Scenes of Tequila-Soaked Deliciousness from the Grand Opening of the New La Taqueria

Last night saw not only the launch of the new restaurant on Yukon Street, but also a fierce and friendly cocktail competition.

What’s the Secret to the Brand Longevity of Skull Skates?

For our Branding Vancouver series, we asked Skull Skates founder PD about the 40 year old skateboard and lifestyle brand.

Are Vancouver’s Buttermilk Biscuit Dreams Finally Coming True?

Chewie's Biscuit Company is set to launch next week at 2822 West 4th Avenue, and there was much rejoicing.

The Musical Education of Faculty Brewing’s Mauricio Lozano

The Head Brewer and learned craft beer lover's picks range from political punk and uplifting island vibes to good ol' fashioned grunge.

The Section of Kitsilano That Is Somehow Superior to the Rest

"No dude. 16th and Blenheim isn't Kitsilano. That's like the diaper of Dunbar. You gotta be northafourth..."

We Want to Glide Above False Creek on This Newfangled Beast of a Machine

Developed in Puerto Rico, the Lift eFoil allows its rider to cruise silently above the surface of the water at speeds up to 40 km an hour.

Imagining Public Baths in a Clean False Creek

If the Danish city of Aarhus can open public baths in their once filthy waterway, why can't we do something similar here?

This Tiny Cabin for Beer Island, Please

With solar panels on its A-frame, the stilted construction has very little impact on its immediate environment and did not require building permits because of its diminutive size.

The Most Deliciously Beastly Entry in The Craft Beer Atlas of Vancouver

The annual good time on Northeast False Creek brings together many of the city’s best restaurants to do their carnivorous best to impress a sold out crowd of meat-loving beer drinkers.

Is This the Most Picturesque Spot Currently Brewing Beer in Canada?

In our first addition/amendment to our ever-evolving Craft Beer Atlas of Vancouver, we focus on a veteran brewery with a superb location.

Upcoming Jammer Cafe Aims to Mix Motorcycles With Quality Coffee, Food and Beer

The project has been a dream of former line cook and motorcycle enthusiast Ryan Valade's for years. Now it is finally coming to fruition.

The Dishes

Search & Rescue’s Will Fosdick Does ‘The Dishes’

10 Places

The apron aficionado behind Search and Rescue Denim fills us in on his favourite places to eat and drink around Vancouver.

Wanting Something This Uniquely Beautiful for Food and Drink at Spanish Banks

South Korea's Jeju Island is a long way from Vancouver's West Side, but we think its Simsim Cafe would be a great fit hereabouts.

The One Delicious Day of the Year We Actually Looking Forward to Meat Sweats

The annual Brewery and the Beast festival of meat and beer easily cracks our 1,000 Cool Things About Vancouver list.

Understanding the Awesomeness of This Hickory Smoked Meat Sandwich in Kits

West 4th's new Their There has quickly gained a rep for its tasty baked goods, but its sandwiches deserve your mouth's attention too.

The Floating Respite Within Easy Swimming Reach of Kits Beach

Kits Beach would be a shoe-in for our 1,000 Cool Things About Vancouver project if it wasn't so damn obvious. This makes more sense.

Five Years Ago This Week, Inside an Almost Finished ‘Farmer’s Apprentice’

Scenes from Chef David Gunawan's multiple award-winning South Granville restaurant in the final stage of its 2013 construction.

The Excellent West Side Restaurant Vancouver Somehow Let Slip Away

Daniel Boulud's DB Bistro Moderne opened in the midst of the 2008 financial meltdown and closed to the frustration of many in 2011.

Inside Kits’ Imminent ‘Their There’

The fine folks of the award-winning AnnaLena are nearly finished their new cafe on West 4th. Take a closer look inside!

New ‘La Taqueria’ Coming Together on Yukon St.

The new location will replace the one at Cambie and Broadway, which is slated to host its final service on June 24th.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had This Art Project That Gave Out Free Hot Dogs

Austrian artist Erwin Wurm transformed an old VW bus into a bizarre, oddly obese food truck of sorts, and we want it for our sea wall.

Learn How to Make Pasta Like a Pro With ‘Pasta Boy Peter’ on June 24

Pete Ciuffa wants to teach you to make pasta like an "Italian Mamma" at his Pasta & Pizza cooking classes this summer.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If it Had a Weird Village of Spherical Homes

Made of concrete strengthened with fibreglass and originally subsidized by the Dutch government, these futuristic homes from 1984 are awesome.

We Want To Try The Brand New Collaborative Brew from Vij’s and Parkside Brewery

The Parkside Brewery ‘Trunkline’ India White Ale reads like it will be delicious, and we want to confirmation of this from our mouths...