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One Year Later, Remembering the Humble Beginnings of a Commercial Drive Cafe

For this week’s edition of #TBT we look back at the very beginnings of the charming Caffe La Tana at 635 Commercial Drive.

New Chocolate Cafe Is Cream Puff Heaven

Adam Chandler and Jessica Rosinski are on track to open the expanded Beta5 operation off Main Street this Saturday.

The View From Your Window #209

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New Book Will Make You Fall in Love With US National Parks’ Graphic Design

For lovers (and dreamers) of adventure and fans of good design, Brian Kelley's 'Parks' looks to be a captivating 384 pages.

‘Old Bird’ Opening Soon on Main Street

The new Chinese street food restaurant and bar is launching in the recently closed Nomad address in Riley Park.

The View From Your Window #208

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A Sneak Peek Inside the New Bufala

The new 160 seat Italian restaurant from Gooseneck Hospitality is on track to open in Edgemont Village later this month.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Gastown’s Simple ‘Gambas al Ajillo’

The shrimp are flash-seared in spiced olive oil with garlic, sherry, plenty of paprika and a parsley/lemon finish. Uncomplicated by impactful!

The View From Your Window #207

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A Look Back at the Candid Beginnings of Three Award-Winning New Restaurants

3 Places

Como Taperia, Nowhere and Pluvio recently cracked the top five of Air Canada's 'Best New Restaurants' list. This is how they began...

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The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver

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This ever-evolving list is the anchor of a new series that seeks to map out Vancouver's best and most legendary comfort foods.

The Evolution of Our Species Visualized by the American Museum of Natural History

Scientists use fossils to reconstruct the evolutionary history of hominins, our brothers and sisters from very distant and different mothers.

Huge Commissary Kitchen Coming to East Van

Coho Commissary is launching their third kitchen collective, this time on East Georgia St. just east of Clark Drive.

Over a Dozen Vancouver Chefs Band Together for New Event Series, KitchenAide

"We started with a broken industry. We’re still not perfect, but we know there’s a problem, and we want to fix it."

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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Is This Vancouver’s Most Underrated Restaurant?

Dosanko, the quietly excellent yoshuku-style restaurant on the edge of Japantown, is back open for dinner service.

Looking Back Five Years to the Beginnings of One of Kitsilano’s Best Restaurants

For this edition of #ThrowbackThursday we revisit the beginnings of Au Comptoir, the French bistro/cafe on West 4th Avenue

A Former Marijuana Grower Now Breeds the World’s Hottest Peppers

Ed Currie is the hot pepper evil genius who developed the Carolina Reaper, which impacts the palate with 1.642 million Scoville heat units.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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The View From Your Window #206

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Celebrated Portland Chef in Town to Collaborate on a Special Multi-Course Feast

This sounds one of those meals that will be forever seared into the memories of those lucky enough to have forked their way through it.

The View From Your Window #205

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Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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New Cream Puff Cafe Opening Soon

Award-winning Beta5 Chocolates is growing their sweet operation to include a 16 seat cafe on Industrial Avenue.

Chambar to Host Special Feast in Support of One of Its Veteran Servers

Chambar server Portia Pascuzzo is self-publishing a new book with the support of the restaurant and the hospitality community.

Deconstructing the Most Delicious Thing to Eat in Vancouver for Under $5

These decadent sliders at Gotham Steakhouse don't need to be this good for $4.50 but we're not complaining...

New Book Details How Explorers Once Conveyed Wonder Through Maps

The new book from the Princeton Architectural Press zeroes in on the beautiful maps made by 19th century adventurers.