Understanding the ‘Smoke Taint’ Threat to Local Wineries and How to Detect It in Grapes

As climate change increases the chances of smoke taint in wine grapes, there's a rush afoot to detect and prevent it.

Five Years Ago Today, This Short-Lived Wine Bar Was Getting Ready for Opening Day

This #TBT is a reminder that it would be great if we could support the little guys if/when we can. The chain restaurants will be fine. 

Design Renderings Revealed for New English Bay Location of CRAFT Beer Market

The new location - due late this Fall - is across the street from English Bay with 11,000 square feet spread out over two floors.

The View From Your Window #237

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant

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COMFORT FOOD GUIDE // The Onion Ring-Topped Bacon Cheeseburger at Hawksworth

Beyond the taste of the delicious thing, the appeal is sustained by an appreciation of consistently perfect presentation.

Colourful ‘Pizza Coming Soon’ Aims to Bring ‘Japanese Stoner Food’ to Chinatown

The new restaurant project from artist Alex Usow and chef Keith Allison is set to open at 179 East Pender St. this October.

Understanding How the Very Existence of Wine Was Threatened in the 19th Century

The History Guy loop us in on the close call and how disaster was ultimately averted to allow for the wine world we know today.

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.

Remembering the Beloved Tex-Mex Restaurant That Joked About Cheating ‘Tourists & Drunks’

Launched in 1988, Carlos 'n Bud's was defined by its affordable Tex-Mex menu, relaxed attitude and sun-soaked patio.

This Drone Footage of Smoke Hazed San Francisco Really Fits Its ‘Blade Runner’ Soundtrack

It's been pretty smoke this past week, thanks to all the forest fires burning down in Washington. It's looks to be worse in California.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant

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PHOTOS // Ten Years Ago, Inside the Last Day of Training and First Night of Service at L’Abattoir

Many of the faces have changed, but the Gastown restaurant remains as reliably excellent a place for drinks and dinner as ever.

Visualizing the Dangerous Ingredients and Circumstances of Beirut’s Massive Port Explosion

Jugs of kerosene and acid. Thousands of tons of ammonium nitrate. The New York Times shows how it all went wrong.

Watch This New Wave Pool Produce Five Different Surf Breaks at the Same Time

The innovation produces five different waves to allow beginner, intermediate and advanced surfers to ride simultaneously.

COMFORT FOOD GUIDE // The Overwhelmingly Decadent Milkshakes of Mt. Pleasant

My favourite sees chocolate ice cream mixed with peanut butter and pretzels, all topped with Nutella whipped cream...

You Need to Try This Deliciously Balanced Mortadella Hot Dog on the Edge of Strathcona

Savour its ragout of corn that's zapped with a lemon-zested mayo and a blizzard of grated parmesan cheese.

Six Years Ago Today, Inside the Delicious Night Before Gyoza Bar’s Opening

There's typically only ever one day like this in the lifespan of a restaurant. I was glad to catch this one and even sneak a few bites...

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant

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They Don’t Make Art-Deco Lunch Counters in Vancouver Like They Used To…

Located between the Commodore and the Orpheum, the 1930s/40s Hollywood Cafe offered 30 cent lunches and an on-site palmist.

Skilled Drone Pilot Shares Soaring Perspective of Normandy’s Stunning Mont Saint-Michel

The ancient island has been a fortress/religious complex for over 1,000 years, but only winged creatures have ever seen it like this...

Inside the Imminent ‘Mogu Fried Chicken’

The 34 seat Japanese food truck turned brick and mortar restaurant will be ready for its first customers this week.

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READER POLL // Should Restaurants Be Going Public About Possible Covid Exposures?

There is no established protocol for how restaurants should react when faced with possible Covid-19 exposures. Let's change that.

How the Seasoning Duo of Salt and Pepper Became Such a Ubiquitous Pairing

Food historian Annie Gray walks us through the fascinating story of salt's long association with black pepper.

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.

Inside MILA, Opening Soon in Chinatown

The 105-seat restaurant from the team behind Virtuous Pie will replace the ill-fated Juniper at 185 Keefer Street.

We Want These Bushcraft Books So We Can Learn Lots of Cool Stuff While Camping

Dave Canterbury's collection instructs on how to gear up, build shelters forage for edibles, and so much more.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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