Five Years Ago This Week, Inside the Second Coming of Chambar

For this week's edition of Throwback Thursday we return to the early days of the Belgian-Moroccan restaurant's major move on Beatty St.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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What the Authorities Do With All the Smuggled Contraband Food They Find at JFK Airport

"Why did that nosy dog in New York steal the truffle sausages from my suitcase? What, pray, will become of their deliciousness?"

Kitsilano’s Cacao Has Officially Closed. Here’s Why…

The 'progressive latin' restaurant has officially shuttered after nearly three years at 1898 West 1st Avenue in the heart of Kits.

The View From Your Window #195

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Inside ‘Published’ on Main Street

A recent visit to the upcoming West Coast contemporary restaurant revealed that construction is starting to accelerate.

In Case You Ever Wondered What 45,000 Barrels of Bourbon on Fire Looks Like…

Earlier this month, a raging inferno torched a bunch of Jim Beam to death in Woodford County, Kentucky.

Opening Soon

A Look Inside Japantown’s Harken Coffee

The upcoming, Japanese-inspired coffee house and shojin ryori-style restaurant is coming together at 338 Powell Street.

How To Make a Brass Trumpet in the 21st Century

If you've ever held a brass instrument in your hands and really inspected it up close, you know there's some weird magic at work...

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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The View From Your Window #194

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We Want This Soft, Oversized French Bread Pillow

We never thought we'd see a novelty pillow so perfectly suited to our hearts' desires, but this one really threads the needle.

The 40 Year Evolution of the Walkman

Before we had libraries of 1000s of songs in our pockets that could be summoned with flicks of our fingers, we had this (and it was cool).

Dixie’s Authentic Texas BBQ Closing Doors to Focus on Delivery, Commissary Operations

The restaurant, located at 337 E. Hastings St. on the Downtown Eastside, will serve its last seated guests on July 21st.

Remembering the Elegant Weirdness of Yaletown’s Long-Shuttered Elixir Bistro

The first (and very likely last) Vancouver restaurant to ever screen a live feed of its dining room above its washroom urinals.

Zocalo Modern Cantina Now Open in the Fraserhood’s Old Crowbar Space

Beyond the food concept and ownership, not much has changed inside the good-looking 30 seater at 646 Kingsway.

What If Vancouver Followed Berlin’s Lead and Froze Rents for Five Years?

The rent-freeze starts in January and is retroactive to June, so landlords can't jack up the rent in one last frenzied orgy of greed.

The Dishes

Steve Ewing Does ‘The Dishes’

7 Places

We asked the creator of one of our favourite breakfast joints to map out some of his favourite eating and drinking spots around town.

The View From Your Window #193

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Experts Reveal How to Spot a Fake Jackson Pollock Painting

A forensic scientist and an art historian detail the five steps they follow to tell a forgery apart from the genuine article.

We Want a Copy of Devon Fredericksen’s New Book, ‘How to Camp in the Woods’

This new guide to enjoying your adventures in the woods has information on everything from survival basics to wilderness etiquette.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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Fraserhood’s Spooky Dark Manor Inn to Close

The haunted house-themed restaurant and bar from the owner of The Shameful Tiki Room will host its final service on July 7th.

This Promising Vancouver Restaurant Closed Long Before it Should Have

Despite good reviews, a solid drinks program and a very interesting menu, The Abbey didn't last two years in the old Wild Rice address.

3 Places

La Taqueria Develops Mexican-Style Beer With Main Street Brewing

The pinche taco shop is now serving its very own Mexican-style beer and it pairs beautifully with their carnitas and al pastor.

The View From Your Window #192

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Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Tofino with The Pointe’s Chef, Carmen Ingham

13 Places

For this Tofinitan edition of FAT, we asked Carmen to give us the scoop on where he likes to eat, drink and hang out around town…

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