DINER | A Look Inside “The Abbey”, A New Tavern Opening At The Gates Of Chinatown

DINER | A Look Inside “The Abbey”, A New Tavern Opening At The Gates Of Chinatown

by Andrew Morrison | I toured the construction site of The Abbey late last week. The highly anticipated tavern/gastropub from chef Andrey Durbach, Chris Stewart, and Michel Durocher (see also The Sardine Can, La Buca, Pied-a-Terre), is coming together nicely in the old Wild Rice location at 117 West Pender Street. Granted, it was a bit odd seeing the iconic space without its defining turquoise, under-lit bar, but I think its replacement - a thick, darkish, acid-treated treated… more 

DINER | New Durbach Eatery Opening This Spring In The Original “Wild Rice” Location

DINER | New Durbach Eatery Opening This Spring In The Original “Wild Rice” Location

by Andrew Morrison | Andrew Wong officially announced this morning that he will soon finish up at the original downtown location of Wild Rice. The trailblazing… more 

DINER: A Look Inside Chinatown’s Highly Anticipated Beer & Sausage Joint “Bestie”

DINER: A Look Inside Chinatown’s Highly Anticipated Beer & Sausage Joint “Bestie”

by Andrew Morrison | It's high time we provided an update on the highly anticipated Bestie at 105 East Pender St. in Chinatown. We first reported on its coming… more 

GOODS: Italian Eatery “La Buca” Turning Japanese For Special Supper On April 11th

GOODS: Italian Eatery “La Buca” Turning Japanese For Special Supper On April 11th

The GOODS from La Buca Vancouver, BC | Chris Stewart and Andrey Durbach's La Buca, located in the heart of the West Side, is partnering with That's Life… more 

GOODS: La Buca & Pied-A-Terre All Set For 7th Annual Wild Game & Mushroom Festival

GOODS: La Buca & Pied-A-Terre All Set For 7th Annual Wild Game & Mushroom Festival

The GOODS from Pied-a-Terre & La Buca Vancouver, BC | Our Seventh Annual Game & Wild Mushroom Festival is fast approaching! Join us from October 19th… more 

DINER: Stewart & Durbach’s Little “Sardine Can” Opens Up On Powell Street In Gastown

DINER: Stewart & Durbach’s Little “Sardine Can” Opens Up On Powell Street In Gastown

by Andrew Morrison | Chef Andrey Durbach and Chris Stewart officially (if softly) opened The Sardine Can yesterday after a hectic Monday night dry run that saw… more 

GOODS: Cambie’s Pied-a-Terre Dishing Three Course Dinners For Two (With Wine!) For $99

GOODS: Cambie’s Pied-a-Terre Dishing Three Course Dinners For Two (With Wine!) For $99

The GOODS from Pied-a-Terre Vancouver, BC | Pied-a-Terre restaurant has brought back it's keenly-priced table d'hôte menu. To relaunch the much heralded… more 

DINER: Sneak Peek At The Gastown Space The Will Soon Become “The Sardine Can”

DINER: Sneak Peek At The Gastown Space The Will Soon Become “The Sardine Can”

I swung by the location of The Sardine Can in Gastown (26 Powell St.) over the weekend to have a closer look. A refresher... The concept sounds like a proper… more 

GOODS: Cafeteria, La Buca And Pied-a-Terre Prepare For Game & Wild Mushroom Festival

GOODS: Cafeteria, La Buca And Pied-a-Terre Prepare For Game & Wild Mushroom Festival

The GOODS from Pied-a-Terre, La Buca, and Cafeteria Vancouver, BC | As he does each year as cooler temperatures set in, Andrey Durbach will be offering diners… more 

GOODS: West Side’s “La Buca” Welcoming Marchesi di Grésy In For Italian Wine Feast

GOODS: West Side’s “La Buca” Welcoming Marchesi di Grésy In For Italian Wine Feast

The GOODS from La Buca Vancouver, BC | On Sunday, September 4th, westside trattoria La Buca will play host to the wines and maker behind Italian powerhouse… more 

DINER: Chris Stewart & Andrey Durbach Open Cool Little “Commissary” Food Store

DINER: Chris Stewart & Andrey Durbach Open Cool Little “Commissary” Food Store

Seasoned, acclaimed restaurateurs Chris Stewart and Andrey Durbach (interview), owners of La Buca, Pied-a-Terre and Cafeteria, have just opened Commissary, a… more 

Pied-à-Terre, Cafeteria & La Buca Serve Up New Year’s Decadence…

Pied-à-Terre, Cafeteria & La Buca Serve Up New Year’s Decadence…

News from Scout supporters Pied-a-Terre, La Buca, and Cafeteria Vancouver, BC | Diners seeking decadence this New Years Eve will be able to celebrate in… more 

Cambie French Fave Pied-à-Terre Now Serving Holiday Lunches…

Cambie French Fave Pied-à-Terre Now Serving Holiday Lunches…

News from Scout supporter Pied-a-Terre: Vancouver, BC | Beginning today and running until December 23rd, Andrey Durbach and Chris Stewart will open the doors… more 

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