On Baking Without Ego and Smoking Flour With Ubuntu Canteen’s Myra Maston

In this short Q&A, we track the talented baker's career from East Coast dishpit wrangler to Fraserhood bread honcho.

Nita Lake Lodge Rooftop Garden Shout Out

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Beer Brief Vol. 25

10 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

We Want This Anti-Inspo Tote From Adam J. Kurtis

If you're (jaded) like me then you'll appreciate this no-bullshit tote bag that gives hardworking people the respect they deserve.

A Conversation With Chef Annabelle Choi

We caught up with the sourdough celeb during a rare quiet and contemplative time, at the crux of yet another exciting career twist...

Chambar’s Tia Kambas Details the Uniquely Collaborative ‘Yes Shef!’ Long Table Dinner

The restaurant's Director of Operations clues us into the motivation behind the one-of-a-kind dinner, and details her own dish.

The Story Behind ‘The Bakery Brewing’ — Now Open in Port Moody

Manager Nick Andersen and brewer Sho Ogawa fill us in on what's brewing at Port Moody's new brewery on the block...

Vancouver Queer Film Festival Invites You to ‘See for Yourself’, August 15-25

We turn to Anoushka Ratnarajah for extra inspiration and some advice in navigating this year's packed festival program.

You Should Know About the Upcoming Mount Pleasant Heritage Walking Tour

History enthusiasts should take note that on Sunday, August 18th, the Heritage Vancouver Society will put on some walking shoes...

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Beer Brief Vol. 24

17 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

What’s the Story Behind the Branding of The Magnet?

Nigel Springthorpe and designer Alex Nelson fill us in on the many elements and people at the centre of this brand's undeniable force.

‘Displaced’ Exhibition to Highlight the Consequences of an Artless Vancouver

Curated by the East Side Culture Crawl Society, this exhibition is a call to action against the development epidemic.

The Dishes

Doing ‘The Dishes’ With Shahnee Zaver

26 Places

The General Manager of Caffe La Tana takes us on a whirlwind tour of her favourite places to eat and drink around Vancouver.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Squamish With Naomi Horii

13 Places

The Restaurant Manager of the beloved, soon-to-reopen Fergie's Cafe leads the way for day of eating, drinking and exploring.

You Need to Try Else Wines’ ‘A Muscat on Skins’

The delightfully precocious (if elusive) wine from the new experimental natural winery holds its own among more mature pairings.

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Beer Brief Vol. 23

13 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Upcoming ‘Hives For Humanity’ Garden Party Will Be the Bees Knees

Meet bees and beekeepers while enjoying honey from their joint labours at this special, one-day-only fundraising event.

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This Summer’s Best Long Table Feasts

From long table dinners to casual al fresco grazing events, we made a shortlist of great opportunities to eat well outside.

Vancouverites Invited to ‘Space Out’ All July

The Cinematheque will be taking viewers to the moon and back with a tribute of sci-fi classics, future-classics and documentaries.

‘On the Table’ Registration Now Open

On the Table is once again inviting people across BC to set their tables for a whole new round of discussions from Sept. 26 to Oct. 3.

Tickets for the Annual Schoolyard Harvest Dinner are Now Available

The al fresco long table event, hosted by local non-profit Fresh Roots, returns for another exceptional dining experience on July 25th.

We Want This Badass Calette Custom Bike

In a perfect world, we'd spend our summer brewery hopping and beach commuting astride this tricked out Redline 925.

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Beer Brief Vol. 22

10 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Kate Freeman on Catching Narcissus Fever and the Importance of Quiet Moments on Rooftops

The woman behind Weekend Flowers will be sharing more of her story at PechaKucha's upcoming plant edition event, June 27th.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Penticton with Virginia Bray

17 Places

More than a go-to for fashion and homewares, the ad hoc boutique owner is also an awesome resource for Penticton's best spots...

We Want to Take These Not-So-Disposable Cameras on Our Next Big Road Trip

Remember the pre-Instagram days when disposable cameras were a cool and easy way to document good times? They're back...