Meet Chef Hilary Nguy of Main Street's Sushi Hil. Chef Hil's path to success had its share of hurdles. Read on to learn more about the person behind the sublime sushi that Vancouverites are swooning over.....
On Bookish Pairings, Local Literary Leanings and “Growing Slow”, with Upstart & Crow
The Granville Island bookshop recently celebrated their three-year anniversary on August 26th. With that in mind, and in the 'back to school' spirit of 'hitting the books', we caught up with their Co-Founders and Creative Operations Director to reflect and chat (and get a bunch of book recommendations, of course)...
On Cheeky Custom Cakes, Better Buttercream, & Rockin’ Out in the Kitchen, with Lyndsay Sung
To learn more about the process of "veganizing" in order to achieve maximum tastiness, we sat down with the indomitable self-taught baker and author of new cookbook, Plantcakes, to chat about unlikely ingredients, baking soundtracks, Cat Burgers, and more...
On Alternative Ways of ‘Doing&Doing’, with Local Artist-Slash-Art-Activist, Dan Siney
Siney is the man behind the (so far) online only pro-artist platform for promoting and selling art, that we think is super cool. Its first in-person exhibition hits the walls of 560 Gallery on July 15th - making now the perfect time to get hip to what Doing&Doing has been doing so far - and what lays beyond its 2D world ahead...
Why is the City of Vancouver Stopping You from Enjoying One of Vancouver’s Best Patios?
Chupito's success story is unique: An empty lot in the DTES transformed into a thriving business that attracts locals and visitors alike with its great food and award-winning service. Plus, they make some of the best cocktails in the city. This place is on the map, and doing something cool. Too bad you can't go...
On ‘Soil-Up’ Production and Starting a Fibre Revolution, with Dana Lee
Transparency and community - it's what we value in the food we buy and consume, so why not extend these same principles to the clothing we wear? Join us as we uncover the Dana Lee Brown designer's perspective on clothing could be a game-changer for your closet...
On Temperamental Tufting and Working Smaller, with Sarah Savoy of ‘Softside Workshop’
Savoy will be showing her pieces at Bespoke Market in Squamish, from April 28th through 30th. Until then, get to know a little more about the textural and colourful world of Savoy's creation by delving into our new interview with her.
On Redefining Success: A Post-Workout “Chin Wag” with Chef Daniel McGee
A little over a year ago, Dan's doctor recommended he make some lifestyle changes and drop some weight. Being the guy that he is, he interpreted that as a challenge, and decided to apply his relentless work ethic into taking control of his health.
Fruit, Meat, Flowers & Lace: Deconstructing the Still Life with Local Artist, Svava Tergesen
In her latest exhibition, Ornamental Cookery (opening at the Audain Art Museum on April 1st) the interdisciplinary artist - who finds inspiration at her local supermarket - continues to explore the domestic sphere and gender roles therein.
On the Power of Art and the Urgency to Think Deeply About Representation, with Emmy Lee Wall
In anticipation of the official launch of this year's Capture Photography Festival (April 1-30, 2023), we connected with Capture's Executive Director to learn a bit more about the festival and its impact a decade in...
Take a Break with Courtney Chew, Founder of OCIN Eco-Swimwear & Lifestyle Brand
Step into calm, breezy, beachy vibes this weekend (November 26-27) at 'The Break Room' - a unique pop-up organized by Chew, celebrating community and our oceans, taking place at La Bomba Floristry in Chinatown.
During the week, Mariana Rivera is an art and curatorial coordinator for a leading art advisory firm. But on the weekend, she seeks out local emerging artists and organizes pop-up exhibitions alongside an online gallery, known as The Art Shop.
Viewing the World Through Juvenile Eyes, with Local Artist Amanda Niekamp
The Vancouver-based painter and illustrator's new solo show, Procession, will be on the walls of the Slice of Life Gallery from August 25-30. Get to know more about the artist and her process in this new Q&A.
Leading up to the inaugural in-person Cooks Camp (Sept. 13-14, 2022) we caught up with and posed some of our most pressing industry related questions to the local chef and restaurant proprietor, and event organizer.