Vancouver's Most Racist Restaurant, Remembered

"When Vancouverites find out that White Lunch used to be a thing, I think they're more embarrassed than they are surprised..."

On Dipping Toes in Veganism and The Hunt For Long Lost Cocktails

In this week's read of the food and drink news, Talia worries about Gordon Ramsay and the latest celebrity-branded liquor.

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...

Vancouver to Score Middle Eastern ‘Superbaba’ Food Truck in June

Victoria's Middle Eastern restaurant concept is expanding into Vancouver, starting with a new food truck at Burrard and Dunsmuir.

Wilson Rhodes of Tempranillo Dishes on Dream Kitchens and Shucking Beans

The New Breed series continues with an interview with a young cook who plates Spanish tapas with a side of conversation in Gastown.

An Inside Look at What’s Opening in the Old Nick’s Spaghetti House Space

The crew from Savio Volpe are launching 'Pepino's Spaghetti House' and 'Caffe La Tana' on Commercial Drive this summer.

On Bill Murray’s Latest Bar, Eating Carolina Reapers, and the Persistence of Tiki

In this week's read of the food and beverage headlines, Talia fumes at scientists and yearns for a road trip (starting with Chicago).

Spanish ‘Como’ Opening Soon in Mt. Pleasant

Frankie Harrington and Shaun Layton team up with chef Justin Witcher for a new concept at Main St. and 7th Ave.

The Dishes

Doing ‘The Dishes’ in Port Moody with The Parkside Brewery’s Co-Executive Super President

10 Places

Who better to take us around to the most delicious spots in and around Brewers Row than Sam Payne of The Parkside Brewery?

Chef Tret Jordan to Helm Upcoming 75 Seat Location of Kafka’s, Opening This Summer

The 1,500 sqft restaurant could open as soon as June and comes to us via Aaron Kafka, owner of Kafka's Coffee & Tea.

Community News

Everything You Need to Know About Feast Tofino Festival — April 20 to May 6

12 Places

Experience "boat to table" food culture with Tofino's best chefs (plus guest chefs) at events for every meal, mood and budget.

The Unique White Rye Cocktail You Need to Try at This East Van Hideaway

Barman David Wolowidnyk riffs on a old school classic from the saloons of yore using un-aged rye from the new East Van distillery.

New Havana Taking Shape on Commercial Drive

Though these new photos would suggest otherwise, the revamped Cuban-inspired icon is looking to re-open early next week.

How a Mutual Love of Religious Iconography Produced the ‘Tacofino’ Logo

The Virgin of Guadalupe-inspired image went through several iterations to eventually become the local company's praying hands brand.

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...

Vancouver Needs More Tiny Establishments Like the New La Taqueria

Small, cool, intimate, bouncer-less venues for food and drink (where you don't need to shout to be heard) shouldn't be this rare.

Chambar, Strange Fellows to Collaborate With ‘Keep it Strange’ Beer Dinner

Get in touch with your inner culinary weirdo by securing some seats to this Craft Beer & Belgian Fare feast at Chambar.

On Drinking American Breweries Dry and Eating All the Burgers in France

In this latest read of the food and drink headlines, we devour the history of the martini while wondering at the effects of the trade war.

The Dishes

Searching for Burnaby’s Best Food and Drink With Chocolate Master Christophe Bonzon

7 Places

We asked the owner, head pastry chef and chocolatier at Chez Christophe how he likes to roll in Burnaby. 

Aprons for Gloves Announces Restaurant Rumble Tryouts, April 14/15

Vancouver’s service industry professionals called on to enter the boxing ring for the July 26th Aprons For Gloves Restaurant Rumble.

Eating the Historical Significance of East Van’s Fabulous ‘Fat Stevens’ Sandwich

This sandwich disappeared into lore and legend only to become bigger, stronger and just a little bit better upon its glorious return.

The Story of Dageraad Brewing’s Beautiful Branding

Head brewer/owner Ben Coli details how one perfectly-timed decision led to the beer brand's "beautiful anachronism".

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 Caffeinating Confusion and Cutting Up Deer Legs in Front of Vegan Protestors

In this read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds new food magazines, easter candy rankings and stolen office lunches.

Hell Yeah, We Want a Bottle of This Locally Crafted Blue Curaçao!

The North Shore distillery made just 500 bottles of this beautiful stuff and selling 'em for just $23. Grab one before they're all gone.

The Dishes

Lauren Mote Does The Dishes

16 Places

The award-winning bartender puts together a veritable treasure map of personal picks for the best food and drink in Vancouver.

The Italian Chef/Restaurateur Vancouver Is on a First Name Basis With

"Once I thought I found a new favourite Italian restaurant, but then Pino cooked me something new and I was reminded of that impossibility."

You Have to Try This Delicious, Herb-Rolled Kampachi Loin at Gastown’s PiDGiN

Chef Wesley Young has been adding new dishes to the menu as the seasons shift. This beautifully balanced thing is among them.