Welcome to the Vancouver Lexicon. Its purpose is to pin down the patois of the City of Vancouver by recording its toponyms, nicknames, slang terms, personalities, places, and other Van-centric things.
"Even though we've gone all the way to the Stanley Cup Final three times, my biggest Canucks thrill of all time remains The Shift."
"Once I thought I found a new favourite Italian restaurant, but then Pino cooked me something new and I was reminded of that impossibility."
"We were hoping to bring in more Gewurtztraminer for this vintage but we ended up paying almost 40% in bear tax."
"There's definitely an argument to be made for the Pirate Pak being the most emblematic, iconic meal in British Columbia..."
"I was planning on heading up to the cabin for the weekend but there's no way in hell I'm going to risk driving The Coq in this weather..."
"One of the best, most delicious harbingers of summer in Vancouver is the beginning of the spot prawn season..."
"I miss hitting Record Row on a Saturday afternoon and blowing my cash tips on a shit tonne of vinyl. Hell, I miss cash tips, too..."