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Beer Brief, Vol. 30

9 Places

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

Understanding Pacific Oysters and the Art of Slurping

We consulted with shellfish expert Malindi Taylor to find out how to best slurp bivalves, whether you're a first-timer or life-long indulger.

On Picking Rose Petals and Witnessing Resilience With the Inspiring Leigh Joseph

We caught up with the creator and founder of Skwalwen Botanicals to talk about her hands-on processes and inspirations.

Get Ready for the First Ever ‘Uncorked: A Celebration of the Science of Wine’

On November 14th, Science World will transform into a veritable wine universe for this one-night-only inaugural event.

Twelve Questions With Local Designer Shiloh Sukkau

In this brief interview with the Vancouver designer we cover topics from cob houses to creating her own design language.

You Need to Know About the Lyrical New Cookbook by Burdock & Co.’s Andrea Carlson

We recently chatted with the local chef/restaurateur about her new cookbook, which is due October 8th.

Flashlight Mysteries In the Dark Set for Deas Island on October 19th

The fantasy inspired nocturnal event is part escape room, puzzle and two kilometre lantern-lit trail race.

Building Sand Castles for Toads and Painting Shirt Faces With Local Artist, Kinsey Deakin

We recently took a fantastical mind trip with the local artist, whose "Shirt Faced" will be on exhibition later this year.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 29

15 Places

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

In Conversation with Visual Artist and Big Day BBQ Illustrator, Kristen Gardner

Among other things, in this brief Q&A we found out more about her delicious collaborations past, present and future...

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Portland With the Hungry Mak N Ming Crew

7 Places

For this FAT we asked Makoto Ono and Amanda Cheng to map out their favourite places to eat and drink in PDX.

On Upcycling Design Philosophies and Restoring Memories With Che Kehoe

The Lux Assemblage designer is one of the incredible line-up of participants in this year's Address Assembly (Sept. 26-29).

The Definitive Records of Local Artist & Musician, Katayoon

Today we hear from local artist and musician Katayoon, who is screening a new video at The Lido this month.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 28

12 Places

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

22 Places

Don’t Miss These Ten VIFF Film Screenings

We narrowed down the deep list of VIFF screenings to just 10 flicks that have us excited to get into a theatre and out of our own heads.

Getting to Know East Van by Exploring Its History

Later this month you can get intimate with ten of the neighbourhood's most interesting buildings.

On Living the South Surrey Cidery Life With the Couple Behind Cedar Cider

We find out more about the duo making whimsical and quaffable ciders unlike anything we've seen or tasted before.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 27

17 Places

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

Okanagan Stargazing and Winemaking With Ursa Major’s Founder, Rajen Toor

Learn more about the forward-thinking winemaker and his unconventional approach to making wine on the Black Sage Bench.

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Beer Brief Vol. 26

12 Places

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

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.