TEA & TWO SLICES | On Scary Newspapers And Affluent Young People Saving Vancouver

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Scary Newspapers And Affluent Young People Saving Vancouver

by Sean Orr | Modi operandi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit draws protesters in Vancouver. Gotta get that uranium! You know, because he tried to Thatcher the coal unions. And secretly to fight the mooslims next door...Only 2% of British Columbians correctly identify Islam as second largest religion in India. And here I was thinking it was Zoroastrianism... Speaking of fear and ignorance: IRONY ALERT: Stephen Harper decries ISIS for being Muslims who behead people - as he… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #557 | Two Day Time Lapse Of Marcus Bowcott’s “Trans Am Totem”

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #557 | Two Day Time Lapse Of Marcus Bowcott’s “Trans Am Totem”

(via) This five minute time lapse video (set to Mozart's Quintet KV 581) shows the two days of hard work that went into erecting Marcus Bowcott's new and… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Deadpool

VANCOUVER LEXICON | When Movie Shoots Do Totally Unreasonable Or Disruptive Things

Deadpool | Verb, Situation | When a film production does something totally unreasonable or disruptive, such as shooting in a residential neighbourhood until… more 

VANCOUVERITES | Picking The Creative Brain Of MMVIII Design Mastermind Shun Kinoshita

VANCOUVERITES | Picking The Creative Brain Of MMVIII Design Mastermind Shun Kinoshita

by Grady Mitchell | Shun Kinoshita is the mastermind behind design brand MMVIII. That's the year Shun started this particular incarnation of his designs,… more 

COOL THING WE WANT #466 | This Beautiful Dune House Built Into A Desolate Beachscape

COOL THING WE WANT #466 | This Beautiful Dune House Built Into A Desolate Beachscape

(via) One of the ways young Vancouverites avoid confronting their total lack of affection for unaffordable 800sqft shoeboxes is to dream of better things. Case… more 

DINER | Gastown’s Taco Bar Launches Lunch Service, Readies Patio For April 20th Opening

DINER | Gastown’s Taco Bar Launches Lunch Service, Readies Patio For April 20th Opening

by Andrew Morrison | Tacofino’s (still new) Taco Bar in Gastown launched its first official lunch service today. We actually walked in on yesterday's test drive by accident, and it was as delicious as you can well imagine. There was plenty of new stuff to try, including a hearty, intensely flavoured Ajiaco chicken soup; a veggie taco with potato, shrooms and collard greens; and a chicken taco with epazote chimichurri and buttermilk chili crema. The fish tacos (long a personal… more 

DINER | Five Years Ago, Inside A Gutted Irish Heather, Pondering The Coming Of L’Abattoir

DINER | Five Years Ago, Inside A Gutted Irish Heather, Pondering The Coming Of L’Abattoir

by Andrew Morrison | Five years ago this week I walked through the construction site of what would eventually become L'Abattoir restaurant at 217 Carrall… more 

AWESOME THING WE ATE #947 | Every Damn Thing So Far At Kitsilano’s Excellent Annalena

AWESOME THING WE ATE #947 | Every Damn Thing So Far At Kitsilano’s Excellent Annalena

by Andrew Morrison | I'm digging just about everything about Annalena, the 65 seat eatery recently arrived in Kitsilano. Well, everything except that it's a… more 

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | Fort Berens’ Danny Hattingh Expressing Lillooet With Pinot Gris

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | Fort Berens’ Danny Hattingh Expressing Lillooet With Pinot Gris

by Treve Ring | It’s the surest sign of spring for me, right up there with the burst of the cherry blossoms and the scent of fresh halibut on the grill… more 

HEADS UP | 2nd Annual BC Distilled Festival Set To Celebrate Local Spirits On April 18th

HEADS UP | 2nd Annual BC Distilled Festival Set To Celebrate Local Spirits On April 18th

by Andrew Morrison | I'm getting pretty excited for BC Distilled this Saturday. It's the second year for the new local spirits festival. Last year saw 16… more 

GOODS | La Buca & The Wine Syndicate Pair Up For A Special Sicilian Supper On April 27th

GOODS | La Buca & The Wine Syndicate Pair Up For A Special Sicilian Supper On April 27th

The GOODS from La Buca Vancouver, BC | The West Side's celebrated La Buca restaurant and progressive importer/distributor The Wine Syndicate are pleased to present the Planeta Winemaker's dinner on Monday, April 27th, featuring five courses paired with unique wines representative of the island of Sicily's terroir. Tickets for the very special evening are $125 per person (inclusive of taxes and gratuity). Book your seat by calling 604-730-6988. MENU Aperitivi + arancini Eruzione 1614… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Gastown’s Six Acres Is Looking For A Dedicated, Enthusiastic Cook

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Gastown’s Six Acres Is Looking For A Dedicated, Enthusiastic Cook

The GOODS from Six Acres Vancouver, BC | Six Acres is looking for a cook to join our family! We are a cozy, craft beer-focused pub in the heart of Gastown. The… more 

GOODS | Dutch “King Day” Feast Celebrated At North Shore’s District Brasserie On Apr. 27

GOODS | Dutch “King Day” Feast Celebrated At North Shore’s District Brasserie On Apr. 27

The Goods From The District Brasserie North Vancouver, BC | Long live the King! On Monday, April 27, 2015, The District Brasserie, the local foodie hotspot… more 

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