These Are the Records That Define the Musical Tastes of One of Vancouver’s Top Chefs

The Mackenzie Room's kitchen maestro is concise yet poetic when describing the vastly different records that impacted his life.

Gettin’ Groovy and Going Natural with Tyler Thrussell of Neon Eon Wine

Get hip to the groovy new Summerland brand that's naturally got the local wine community, including Gastown's Juice Bar, feeling all tingly.

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Beer Brief Vol. 18

10 Places

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

The Parkside Brewery’s Sam Payne Takes Us on a Musical Joyride

We head to Port Moody's Brewer's Row to pick Sam Payne's brain about the records that have shaped his taste in music.

On Growing Up Skateboarding and Taking Badass Portraits With Alana Paterson

We chat with the photographer as she prepares for her upcoming exhibition at the Polygon Gallery, which runs April 13th to May 12th.

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Doing ‘The Dishes’ With Joe Chaput & Allison Spurrell of Les Amis du Fromage

12 Places

We tag along with Joe and Allison for a whirlwind crawl of their favourite food and drink spots across Vancouver.

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Beer Brief Vol. 17

11 Places

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

Registration for OH Studio’s Hanami Bento Picnic Workshop Now Open

In this special edition of the popular two-part workshop, participants will get to enjoy feasting amidst blooming sakura.

On Thinking Small and Going Wild with an Ethical Hunter, Forager and Cook

In this short interview we discuss land-to-table eating with Jody Peck, the remarkable woman behind Wild Northern Way.

On Foraging for Beers and Keeping Cool with the Family Behind Mayne Island Brewing Co.

Big things are brewing with this family-run nano operation, including a collaboration dinner with Acorn Restaurant on April 10th.

On Prairie Values & Following Your Gut With the Craftswoman Behind Old Fashioned Standards

Cassandra Bailey recently put in some overtime to have an in-depth conversation with us about herself and her brand.

Understanding the Beautiful Branding of Summerland’s Dominion Cider Co.

Robin Cairns recently filled us in on the orchard’s roots and the creative processes that went into the local cider company's memorable look.

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Mike Cerka and Tyler Quarles Do ‘The Dishes’

14 Places

We asked the design duo behind local lifestyle brand Baro Drywear to give us a rainy day tour of their favourite Vancouver food and drink.

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Beer Brief Vol. 16

10 Places

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

Show to Feature the Anonymous Artists That Regularly STICK It to Vancouver

The first annual STICK art show is scheduled to take place March 14 - 28 at the Red Gate Arts Society.

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Beer Brief Vol. 15

9 Places

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

Tickets to the Western Front Gala Dinner & Art Auction Now Available

There are only 100 tickets available for this exclusive art party, dinner and fundraiser, happening on Saturday, March 2nd.

On Death Blows, Nachos and Coffee Collabos with Cody Allmin of Twin Sails Brewing

We met up with the brewery boss to get a sneak peek at what Twin Sails has brewing (and buzzing) for this year's Hopwired Fest.

We Want to Customize Our Very Own Search and Rescue Denim Co. Apron

Regardless of your industry or hobby, the newly launched Custom Apron Builder by Search and Rescue Denim Co. is really f*cking fun!

Prepare Your Senses for Next Weekend’s Third Annual Truffle Festival

Sniff out some tickets to the 2019 Truffle Festival's main event at UBC (Saturday) and the secret location Truffle Foray (Sunday).

Get Stoked to Celebrate the Year of the Pig in Chinatown on February 10

Head to the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Gardens to celebrate the New Year and pig out on a day packed with food, fun and traditional entertainment.

Serenading Newborns and Scoring Horror with the Duo Behind HUMANS

Robbie Slade and Peter Ricq speak in advance of their February 15th gig at Celebrities, in support of their latest LP, "Going Late".

Five Ways to Get ‘Hopwired’ at the Upcoming Beer and Coffee Festival

East Van will soon be buzzing with coffee and beer enthusiasts as the annual Hopwired Festival returns. Here's what to check out...

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Beer Brief Vol. 14

10 Places

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

Get Your Weave On at Workshops Led by Local Artist Amanda Wood

Round two of the Weaving 101 workshop runs weekly from February 6th to 20th at Granville Island's Silk Weaving Studio.

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Beer Brief Vol. 13

10 Places

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

On Building a Better Creative Community With the Duo Behind THRIVE

Dig this wide-ranging, long form interview with local artists and community activists Jamie Smith and Tara Galuska.

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Vancouver’s Hangover-Friendly Holiday Brunches, Mapped

10 Places

We've gone through our go-to brunch spots and verified this list of sweet spots where you can fuel up and engage your holiday hangover.