Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With BC Wine Lover, Kimberley Conroy

8 Places

The fourth instalment of our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes, has a Mark Anthony sales rep detailing her love affair with BC grapes.

Shameful Tiki Crew to Get Spooky With New Spot

The Dark Manor Inn is a 60 seat haunted-mansion inspired restaurant and bar opening soon at 4298 Fraser Street.

The Dishes

Doing ‘The Dishes’ With the Sons of Vancouver

14 Places

James Lester and Richard Klaus take us on a whirlwind tour of their favourite food and drink spots across the Lower Mainland.

New 100-Seat Tacofino Ocho Imminent in Mt. Pleasant

We take a look inside Tacofino's latest restaurant, which is set to open any day now on the southeast corner of 5th & Ontario.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

Do you think you know Vancouver's restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

You Need To Try These Delicious Little Cappuccino Companions at La Tana

These simple doughnut rounds sweetened with a little vanilla cream and a light dusting of delight are perfect with espresso.

‘Harken’ Opening Soon on Powell Street

The Japanese-inspired 16 seat cafe and roastery will pair chef Kris Barnholden with Aubade Coffee maestro Eldric Stuart.

This Is Alan. He’s Currently Ranked #1 as the Worst Customer in the Lower Mainland

What kind of person pours an iced capp on the counter while physically and verbally abusing staff and customers? Alan, that's who.

On Sommeliers Behaving Badly and Restaurants Getting Sexually Suggestive

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns about Vij's taking reservations and Stephen Miller eating glue.

Imagining a Proper Cooking Show for Stoners in the Age of Legal Weed

Iron Chef Canada premieres October 17th, the same day that marijuana finally becomes legal in Canada. Somehow that doesn't feel right.

Drinker

Beer Brief Vol. 9

10 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

The Dishes

Peter Van de Reep Does ‘The Dishes’

11 Places

We asked the renaissance man and Campagnolo Upstairs bartender to draw us a map to some of his favourite local food and drink...

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

Do you think you know Vancouver's restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

On Sending Steaks Back and Making Fake Dinner Reservations for Horrible People

In her latest read of the food an drink headlines, Talia finds drunk birds wreaking havoc and the end of a legend in Tokyo.

La Tana Opens on Commercial Drive

The new Italian caffe and alimentari from the owners of Savio Volpe and Pepino's (next door) launched this morning.

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.

Heads Up

A Quick Guide to Gobbling Up the Very Best of Thanksgiving in Vancouver

12 Places

With Thanksgiving Weekend nearly upon us, we've assembled a short list of ways to gobble up the very best of it.

Once-a-Week Burger Pop-Up Sells Out Fast on Commercial Drive

The Downlow Chicken Shack's new burger pop-up kicked off yesterday with delicious results. Take a bite...

Though an Inspiration to Young Cooks, This Tiny Vancouver Eatery Didn’t Last

Open from 2015 to early 2017, Latab was a short-lived gift to local foodies from chef Kris Barnholden and wine pro Eryn Dorman.

One of Vancouver’s Best Vietnamese Restaurants Gets Its Story Told in New Short Film

Anh and Chi, the stylish Vietnamese restaurant on Main Street, represents a lot more than just the delicious sum of its parts.

On the Coming Trouble With Bacon and How Hard It Is to Be a Bouncer

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds perfect coffee drinking light and an ode to the humble anchovy.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

Do you think you know Vancouver's restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

Seven Years Ago This Week, This Outstanding Local Chocolate Shop Was Born

In this edition of Throwback Thursday, we go back exactly 7 years ago to just before the launch of Beta5 at 413 Industrial Avenue.

Picking Grapes

Botanist Sommelier Stephanie Mathis Shares a Treasure Map to Great Local Wines

8 Places

The third instalment of our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes, has a seasoned wine pro detailing her love affair with BC grapes.

Drinker

Beer Brief Vol. 8

11 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

The Dishes

Rhiannon Csordas Does ‘The Dishes’

9 Places

We quizzed the talented Head Bartender up at Whistler's idyllic Nita Lake Lodge about her ideal day of eating and drinking.

Scout 25

Vancouver’s Best Restaurants, Ranked

25 Places

A fresh panel of local industry pros created this list of essential restaurants for Fall, 2018. Rank them with your picks!

On Hotboxing Lobsters to Death and the Archaeology of Brewing in the Holy Land

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds avocados jumping sharks, a Pickle Juice Kool-Aid Sangria and much more.