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Unique Restaurant Initiative Aims to Take New Refugees and Immigrants Out for Dinner

Five local restaurants have teamed up to share some unforgettable dining experiences with new immigrant and refugee families.

Toque Craft Fair Returns as Vibrant Online Marketplace for Art, Craft, Design

While there’s no gathering together this year, shopping at Toque is still a great way to support local artists and the Western Front.

A Homegrown Guide To Being A Shopping Hero This Holiday Season

Gift giving season is upon us. Let's do our best to show local businesses that we value what they do by spending our dollars as close to home as we can.

Shopping Local This Holiday Season? ‘Got Craft’ Kicks Off Tomorrow and Has You Covered

Got Craft's online version of their famous winter shopping event has no line ups, no crowds and no malls.

The Five Best Films We Watched at the 2020 Vancouver International Film Festival

From strange premises to comedic thrillers, here are five films to seek out while hiding at home this winter...

BIPOC Foods Vancouver to Return With Holiday Edition Pop-Up

In addition to a stellar roster of food and beverage vendors, the pop-up includes two new categories: art and self-care.

‘Producers Lounge’ to Connect Music Makers and Enthusiastic Listeners on November 21st

The live online event is open to everyone and entirely free to attend with registration.

‘From Farms to Forks’ Returns for 11th Year as Action-Packed Food Series

Traditionally a one-evening grazing event, this year's festivities is now a full-on food series spread out over several weeks.

New Exhibition by Joji Fukushima Opens This Month in Mount Pleasant

Designer Joji Fukushima's new exhibit of 100+ handmade wooden dishes is soon to pop up at the Japanese lifestyle shop, Itsumo.

INTERVIEW // Inspirational ‘First We Eat’ Filmmaker, Suzanne Crocker

To coincide with the VIFF virtual screening of her latest film, we presented the talented documentarian with five questions...

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Eight Films to Watch at Home and On the Big Screen During the Vancouver International Film Fest

Thalia goes through the many films screening at VIFF this year and taps eight for her Must Watch list...

‘The Truffle Hunters’ Film Set to Draw Food Lovers to Exclusive Screenings

Tickets to watch this gem on the big screen aren't quite as hard to come by as the fancy Italian truffles at its centre, but they are still limited to only 50 seats per venue per screening.

Calabash Bistro to Cook Up Outdoor Brunch at The Keefer Yard in Chinatown This Weekend

Attendees can also expect live music (at a reduced level of volume to allow for conversations), great cocktails and mini putt.

How to Pickle the Last of the Summer Peaches and Beans Like a Pro

We get the lowdown from VV Tapas Lounge chefs Zach Poole and Patrick Fogarty on how to pickle some summer gems.

Inside the New ‘Bells and Whistles’ on Dunbar St.

The new sports-loving restaurant from Gooseneck Hospitality is set to open to the public this weekend.

‘Foodie Edition’ of Got Craft’s Virtual Market Series Starts August 20th

Expect a tasty line-up of quality baked goods, sweets, dumplings, pantry provisions and a variety of delicious beverages.

Mix Tape Rodeo Wants to Entertain You One Live Song Performance at a Time

Although getting up-close with a screen will never replace live shows, the recordings by MTR come pretty darn close...

Join the Fresh Roots Schoolyard Harvest At-Home Edition Dinner, August 13th

Find out what to expect from this year's event and read a short Q&A with collaborating Chefs TJ Conwi and Natasha Sawyer.

Why Widespread Diagnostic Testing Has Not Stopped the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus

This short explainer video looks into the problems that have arisen as health authorities have gone about determining who is and who isn't sick.

BIPOC Foods Vancouver Virtual Pop-Up Market Happens July 25/26

A group of 16 local BIPOC food and beverage businesses will be participating in the virtual pop-up market this weekend.

Baja-Inspired ‘Tranquilo’ Restaurant Opens at Galiano Island’s Bodega Ridge

Chef Elmark Andres has left the mainland for the serenity of Galiano Island to make some delicious things...

New ‘Super Natural’ Gaia Grocery Now Open in Tofino

Tofino's newest business is fully stocked with local, organic and sustainable food options for shopping in-store and online.

‘Superbaba’ Popping Up for Evening Delivery and Take-Out Service at Cafe Medina

The pop up will focus on Superbaba favourites like falafel, shawarma, fresh baked pita and their signature turmeric cookie.

New Table Service Protocols for BC Restaurants

All local diners, workers and restaurateurs should familiarize themselves with the complete Worksafe BC document.

19 Ways to Treat Mom Right this Mother’s Day

Just because you may not be able to give your Mom a big hug and a kiss this year doesn't mean you can't show her some love!

Vancouver’s Farmers Markets Set to Return Next Weekend, Albeit With Big Changes

Despite a virus debilitating our food scene, it's at least nice to know that our Spring and Summer won't be completely for naught.

Chefs Table Society Postpones Highly Anticipated ‘Cooks Camp’ to September 2021

The event was scheduled to bring 100s of hospitality workers together for a weekend of good times at the end of this summer.

Refresh Market’s Highly Anticipated Spring Edition Will Be Virtual on April 25th

The online event will include studio tours, workshops, tutorials and looks behind-the-scenes with their TBA line-up of vendors.