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Vancouver’s Best Restaurants, Mapped and Ranked

25 Places

A fresh panel of local industry pros created this list of essential restaurants for Spring, 2019. Rank them with your picks!

You Need To Try This

Vancouver’s Best New Restaurants, Ranked

13 Places

We present these fine establishments in no particular order, but give each of our readers TWO votes so they can be ranked.

Restaurant Graveyard

Vancouver’s Restaurant Graveyard

62 Places

With the help of many diners and restaurant industry veterans, we bring you this growing token of remembrance!

The Latest

Remembering a Prolific Restaurateur’s Counter-Service Experiment in Chinatown

Sean Heather launched this small coffee and sandwich shop (cheffed by Lee Humphries) at 75 East Pender St. in May, 2010.

The Adventurous TV Dog That Used to Do Good for Hapless British Columbians

"When I was a kid I wished my lazy dog was a lot more like the dignified German Shepherd in The Littlest Hobo..."

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 Thousand Dollar Wine Mistakes and the Many Modern Roles of the Bartender

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds weird cheeses and cotton candy playing nice with coffee.

The GM at One of Canada’s Best Restaurants Dishes on Ambition, Mentors and More

Scout recently met with the dancer at heart to pick her brain on the trajectory of her career and all things hospitality.

You Need To Try This

Vancouver’s Best Brunches, Mapped

27 Places

A treasure map to the city's best restaurants currently serving extraordinarily delicious and otherwise interesting brunches.

Drinker

Mapping Vancouver’s Great Margaritas

13 Places

In celebration of National Margarita Day, we put together a treasure map to the best ones currently available in Vancouver.

Popular Neighbourhood Pizzeria to Open New Location

The crew from Gooseneck Hospitality are opening a second Bufala in North Vancouver's Edgemont Village this September.

Prototype Coffee Opening Soon in Strathcona

The new cafe and roastery is coming to us from Matt Johnson, who was previously the manager at Gastown's Revolver.

Remembering a Prolific Restaurateur’s Counter-Service Experiment in Chinatown

Sean Heather launched this small coffee and sandwich shop (cheffed by Lee Humphries) at 75 East Pender St. in May, 2010.

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 Thousand Dollar Wine Mistakes and the Many Modern Roles of the Bartender

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds weird cheeses and cotton candy playing nice with coffee.

The GM at One of Canada’s Best Restaurants Dishes on Ambition, Mentors and More

Scout recently met with the dancer at heart to pick her brain on the trajectory of her career and all things hospitality.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield With Jesse Keefer

9 Places

The Bodega Ridge's Jesse Keefer is at the helm of this week's day-long eating, drinking and exploring experience on Galiano Island.

The Lengths One Wine Advertiser Went to Circumvent Government Restrictions

After the Israeli government banned wine ads on TV, the oldest winery in the country had to get smarter about marketing...

The Dishes

Chris Bjerrisgaard Does ‘The Dishes’ in Victoria

11 Places

Let the Marketing Director for Vancouver Island Brewing and Vancouver Craft Beer Week take you for a whirlwind Victoria crawl.

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The Adventurous TV Dog That Used to Do Good for Hapless British Columbians

"When I was a kid I wished my lazy dog was a lot more like the dignified German Shepherd in The Littlest Hobo..."

‘Tree Houses’ on the Edge of the Italian Wilderness

Milan-based Peter Pichler Architecture has imagined a series of sustainable hideaways in the Italian Dolomites.

On More Pubs Getting Donnellized and Studying the Benefits of Money Laundering

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr dreams of tunnels under Stanley Park and people who ask to speak to the manager.

The Story Behind Their There’s Unique Branding

From space-themed socks to milk crate seats, owner and conceptual designer Michael Robbins breaks down the many elements of his Kits cafe.

Your Olive May Have Been Shaken Long Before Your Martini Ever Was

Israeli company AFRON has a special machine that shakes the hell out of olive trees to make short work of harvest.

We Want One of These Plinko-Style Bottle Opener Boards

This hand-made, wall-mounted bottle opener from Maryland's LeRoy Woodworks looks like it would fun to mess around with.

The View From Your Window #187

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

Coquille Fine Seafood Seeks Full-Time Sommelier

Chinatown’s Bao Bei on Hunt for Lead Server

Pastry Cook Position Open at Hawksworth

Fergie’s Cafe Now Hiring for Summer Reopening

Gastown’s PiDGiN Seeks Passionate Line Cook

Cadeaux Bakery Is on the Lookout for Pastry Cook

Yaletown’s Elisa Seeks Senior Bartender

Restaurant Manager Sought at Nita Lake Lodge

Parkside Brewery on Hunt for P/T Office Assistant