Michelle Sproule grew up in Kitsilano and studied in Australia and at the University of Victoria before receiving her graduate degree in Library Sciences from the University of Toronto. She lives in beautiful Strathcona and enjoys wandering through the city’s streets and alleyways with her two very best friends, a beat up camera and a 50mm lens. Her popular Scout List – a curated compendium of Vancouver’s most interesting happenings - is published every Wednesday afternoon.
Since opening doors at 201 E 7th Ave in Mount Pleasant back in 2018, ¿CóMO? has shown up on various 'Best Of' lists, won multiple awards, and weathered the pandemic - and continues to shine as a beacon of Spanish-inspired warmth and fun in Vancouver.
Whether you’re chasing that Portuguese flavour again, or you've never had the chance to visit Lisbon due to any number of reasons, the Lisboa, Lisboa Vinho Bar Pop-Up is delivering a quick-hit of the killer tastes and wines of Portugal to Vancouver for one-night-only (Monday, November 27th).
Chef Peter Ho Sets the Record Straight on His Yakitori Plans
Recently, an article about Chef Ho and his Sumibiyaki Arashi concept was published (elsewhere) without any attempt to contact or verify facts with Ho. Consequentially, it wasn't an accurate depiction of Ho's vision. Here are the actual details (and a little context)...
Two Award-Winning Chefs, One Japanese Whisky, Some Jazz and a Night at Kissa Tanto
On Sunday, November 5th, Chef Marc-Olivier Frappier, of the recently crowned “Best Restaurant in Canada,” Mon Lapin, collaborates with Chef Joël Watanabe of Kissa Tanto for a 7-course supper at the Vancouver restaurant.
Nine Vancouver chefs brought their teams to BC Place Stadium to plate dishes showcasing local ingredients, working alongside a winery to pair their dish with a local wine. The results were as follows...
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.....
New Documentary Uses Personal Story to Cover the Rich History of the Cowichan Sweater
The iconic Cowichan Sweater is recognized and coveted around the world, but the deeper history of where these distinctive sweaters come from and the people who knit them is not as widely known. Filmmaker Mary Galloway is about to change that with her new film, The Cowichan Sweater: Our Knitted Legacy.
Field Trip: Tagging Along for a “Glorious” Tomato Appreciation Feast
Inspired by their love of tomatoes and everything that farmer Mark Cormier and his farm crew put into growing them, the team from Say Hey Sandwiches head out to Aldergrove on a mission to cook a feast for the Glorious Organics team...
New Neighbourhood Spot, Gary’s, is Gearing Up to Open in Fairview in Late September
To date, Bailey Hayward and Mathew Bishop have contributed to the successes of some of Vancouver’s most beloved restaurants. Now, they are finally ready to invest themselves in realizing their very own concept: "A nice place for nice people."
Attention Vancouver Artists: Submissions for ‘Stratus Issue 03: Pacific’ are Now Open!
If you're an emerging artist with a unique perspective on the bond between Vancouver and the Pacific Ocean, working in photography, installation work, or writing, then Stratus arts collective wants to hear from you!
The long-time Bar Manager and Co-Owner of Farmer’s Apprentice and Grapes & Soda, will divest his ownership stake in the pair of restaurants to business partner, Mioi Sawada. Yonemori’s last shift at Grapes & Soda will be this Saturday, August 5th.