Inside Pepino’s Spaghetti House as Launch Nears

The successor to a Commercial Drive legend is on the verge of opening. We snuck in during staff training and took these photos...

Grain ‘Flour Shop’ Popping Up in Gastown for Special Bake-Off and Bread Sale

Some of Vancouver's best chefs and bakers are gathering to fight it out with bread this Saturday, June 16th at DiBeppe.

New ‘La Taqueria’ Coming Together on Yukon St.

The new location will replace the one at Cambie and Broadway, which is slated to host its final service on June 24th.

Breaking Down Vancouver’s Best Cubano Sandwich

The best, most authentic Cubano sandwich in Vancouver is worth investigating, ingredient by ingredient, to see how it's done.

Our Favourite Event of the Summer? The Powell Street Festival

The annual festival in and around Oppenheimer Park offers up full plates of Japanese-Canadian arts, culture, and fabulous food.

‘The Garden’ to Launch in Strathcona This Summer

Long-time friends are opening a new cafe and bakery in the brand new building at 868 East Hastings St.

Take a Look Inside ‘Nowhere’, Now Open in Victoria

The new seafood-focused restaurant from the chefs that gave us Hanks is now open at 1001 Douglas Street.

Learn How to Make Pasta Like a Pro With ‘Pasta Boy Peter’ on June 24

Pete Ciuffa wants to teach you to make pasta like an "Italian Mamma" at his Pasta & Pizza cooking classes this summer.

Vancouver Needs This Lasagna Restaurant

Having six different lasagnas on the menu is a clever way to ensure the affections of every sane person currently walking the earth.

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 the Right Time for a Stiff Drink and the Bitter Aftertaste of Prohibition

Talia's latest read of the food and drink headlines comes with a side of Bourdain grief and a Negroni Week hangover.

The Dishes

Local Musician Robbie Slade Does The Dishes

6 Places

One half of Vancouver music duo HUMANS takes us on a filling bike ride around the city to his favourite restaurants, cafes and cocktail spots.

What’s in Those Four Big Vessels Behind the Bar at Juke Fried Chicken?

Recently installed at the popular Chinatown restaurant are these big cut-glass vessels filled with pre-batched delights...

One of Vancouver's Most Sorely Missed Restaurants Was Accessed Via a Secret Door in Chinatown for Over 60 Years

"My parents used to tell stories about sneaking beers into the Green Door and feasting big on spot prawns and fresh crab..."

First Taste of The Downlow Chicken Shack

The highly anticipated restaurant serving "Nashville Hot" fried chicken kicks off trial runs before its June 13 launch.

Sherwood Cafe & Bar Takes Shape in Victoria

The highly anticipated new project from the owner of Habit Coffee is primed for a July opening across from City Hall.

You Need To Try The ‘Little Sparrow’ Cocktail at Gastown’s L’Abattoir

It's giving Shaun Layton’s legendary Avocado Gimlet a run for its money as the most ordered drink on the menu (and for good reason).

Drinker

The Beer Brief, Vol. 1

8 Places

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

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 Sipping Ancient Citrus and Militant Vegans Threatening Violence

In this week's read of the food and drink headlines, Talia reads reviews of Coquille and Colette while wondering at North Korean burgers.

Seven Years Ago This Week, ‘The Electric Owl’ Opened on Main Street

Right before the last Canucks riot, a huge new bar would arrive on Main Street. Though it didn't last, these photos did. #TBT

People on the Streets of Tokyo React to North American ‘Sushi’

Asian Boss walk the streets of Tokyo with common examples of the types of "fusion roll" that typically pass for sushi in North America.

The Dishes

Robyn Gray Does The Dishes

8 Places

The admitted social butterfly (and Rosewood Hotel Georgia bar manager) takes us on a food and drink crawl to his favourite local spots.

Sacrilegious Science Suggests We Should Be Pouring Guinness Into Martini Glasses

The science sippers at Tech Insider show exactly how Guinness may have been attaching the wrong glassware to their brew from the start.

You Need To Try Tocador’s Delicious Coconut Fat-Washed ‘Bird Conspiracy’ Cocktail

A delightful coconut and gin cocktail with a delightfully quirky story behind it that involves a rather harrowing flight to Cuba.

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 Robots That Can’t Cook and New Distractions for Bored Hospitality Workers

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds intel on kombucha, monetizing recipes, and cake-making prudes.

Gastown’s Tempranillo to Close. Last Service Is June 2nd

The tiny Spanish-inspired eatery was celebrating its one year anniversary this week, but sadly its first year will be its last.