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 restaurateur opened the socially and environmentally conscious "Modern Chinese" eatery at 117 West Pender St. off Abbott St. back in 2001, serving ethically sourced cuisine informed by his heritage and pairing it with local wines and original cocktails. The spirit of the restaurant (a founding member of Ocean Wise and Green… more 

DINER: Buoyed By Public Support, “Little Nest” Owner Is Hoping To Open Elsewhere

DINER: Buoyed By Public Support, “Little Nest” Owner Is Hoping To Open Elsewhere

Remember when we posted about Commercial Drive's awesome Little Nest being forced to shutter at the end of July after their really awesome landlord raised the… more 

DINER: After 5 Year Run, Railtown’s “Two Chefs & A Table” Set To Close On June 15

DINER: After 5 Year Run, Railtown’s “Two Chefs & A Table” Set To Close On June 15

by Andrew Morrison | Just got a message from Two Chefs & A Table (305 Alexander St.) owner Karl Gregg, which I've excerpted below. It's an unfortunate… more 

DINER: “Au Petit Chavignol” Closes After Four Delicious Years At 843 East Hastings

DINER: “Au Petit Chavignol” Closes After Four Delicious Years At 843 East Hastings

by Andrew Morrison | I'm very sad to report that Au Petit Chavignol has closed. I just got a call from Joe Chaput, who summed up the decision to shutter with… more 

DINER: Popular “Fray On Fraser” Closes Despite Profits, Citing Partnership Dispute

DINER: Popular “Fray On Fraser” Closes Despite Profits, Citing Partnership Dispute

by Andrew Morrison | Fray - a casual, irreverent, very popular restaurant serving crave-worthy chow at 3980 Fraser Street - has shuttered after just a year and… more 

DINER: Casual West Side “La Ghianda” Set To Serve Its Last Customers This Weekend

DINER: Casual West Side “La Ghianda” Set To Serve Its Last Customers This Weekend

by Andrew Morrison | One of our favourite West Side lunch spots is shutting down for good after service this Saturday. The Italian-themed La Ghianda… more 

YOU SHOULD KNOW: How Its Tiki Tacky History Makes “The Waldorf” Worth Saving

YOU SHOULD KNOW: How Its Tiki Tacky History Makes “The Waldorf” Worth Saving

by Stevie Wilson | January 24th will mark The Waldorf Hotel's 64th birthday. In light of the recent sale of the property to condo developers, it's uncertain… more 

TEA & TWO SLICES: On The Waldorf Closing & East Vancouver Becoming A “Dry Zone”

TEA & TWO SLICES: On The Waldorf Closing & East Vancouver Becoming A “Dry Zone”

by Sean Orr | Dear Waldorf Hotel, meet The Sugar Refinery, Starfish Room, Blinding Light, W2, Emergency Room, Sweatshop, Red Gate, 151, GLEN 360, Red Lounge,… more 

DINER: Legendary “Il Giardino” Restaurant To Close Its Doors For Good This Spring

DINER: Legendary “Il Giardino” Restaurant To Close Its Doors For Good This Spring

by Andrew Morrison | Sad news. Il Giardino, arguably the most storied restaurant in Vancouver, is closing. A developer has picked up the property at Hornby and… more 

DINER: Highly Respected DTES Restaurant “Fat Dragon” Set To Close On December 22

DINER: Highly Respected DTES Restaurant “Fat Dragon” Set To Close On December 22

Andrew Morrison | I started writing my annual Top 10 Best New Restaurants column for the newspaper yesterday when I learned that the keeper of the #9 spot, Fat… more 

DINER: Chef Dale MacKay Closes His Two Eateries, “Ensemble and “EnsembleTap”

DINER: Chef Dale MacKay Closes His Two Eateries, “Ensemble and “EnsembleTap”

by Andrew Morrison | Rough news in the inbox today from Dale Mackay, owner/chef at Ensemble and Ensemble Tap: Top Chef Canada Winner Dale MacKay, best-known… more 

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