Get Hopped Up At The Magnet on June 3rd

Got a serious 'thing' for hoppy beer? Good news for you: the Gastown restaurant (from the crew behind Brassneck Brewery) has declared Sunday, June 3rd as a day of hop devotion, with the return of 'Hoppapalooza'.

On ‘Soil-Up’ Production and Starting a Fibre Revolution, with Dana Lee

Transparency and community - it's what we value in the food we buy and consume, so why not extend these same principles to the clothing we wear? Join us as we uncover the Dana Lee Brown designer's perspective on clothing could be a game-changer for your closet...

Sip on Wines from the Spanish Seaside at Dachi’s Albamar Winemaker Dinner, May 25th

This is your chance to get super intimate with winemakers Marie and Elena, from Albamar, whilst luxuriating over a wine-paired five-course dinner prepared by Chef Ben and the rest of the Dachi crew. One seating only!

Top Drop Returns for Two Days of Drinking & Talking About the “Good Stuff”, May 23-24

There's less than two weeks until Top Drop hits the Roundhouse in Yaletown, Vancouver, bringing together 48 producers from 11 countries for the two-day Main Event.

Much Anticipated “Together at SoBo” Cookbook Launches on Granville Island Tonight!

Local food lovers, this is not a drill! As far as book launches go, this is shaping up to be one helluva delicious and memorable one...and shockingly, tickets are still available!

House of Funk is Throwing Their Four-Year-Anniversary Bash This Weekend!

There's less than a week remaining until the brewery-slash-roastery celebrates four years of making some mighty fine beers and beans in North Van, on Saturday, May 13th.

Grounds for Coffee is Celebrating 30 Years This Week, May 10th

To honour three decades in the caffeine-and-cinnamon-bun biz, both the OG Kits cafe/bakery and the East Van location will be putting out their much-loved buns double-time, offering a Buy One Get One (BOGO) promo for one day only.

Nine(ish) Films Screening at the 22nd Annual DOXA Festival We Want to See

The 2023 edition is set to take over three of Vancouver's foremost independent theatre screens beginning this Thursday (May 4th) through to Sunday the 14th - amounting to a total of 64 local and international films! Here's a brief list of the flicks we most want to indulge our senses and brains on during this year's fest.

New Maenam X Brassneck Beer Pairing is Available NOW

...but only until April 30th! The limited time option to pair Maenam's multi-course Chef's Menu with a curated selection of six Brassneck beers - including their new 'Khanoon O’Clock’ Jackfruit IPA collab - seems like one Van Brewers Fest event not to be missed.

On Temperamental Tufting and Working Smaller, with Sarah Savoy of ‘Softside Workshop’

Savoy will be showing her pieces at Bespoke Market in Squamish, from April 28th through 30th. Until then, get to know a little more about the textural and colourful world of Savoy's creation by delving into our new interview with her.

Don’t Miss the 33 Acres X Savio Volpe ‘B33r’ Collab Launch on April 28th!

Since line-ups at 33 are already the status quo on any regular weekend day, showing up early to get your fill of the new Fox Got Your Tongue brew is only wise.

Lock in Your 2023 Farmhouse Fest Tickets the Moment They Drop, April 21st

Days spent eating and drinking outdoors under the sunshine are in the not so distant future. Take a moment to think warm and sunny thoughts, and prepare to make the most of the season ahead by hooking yourself up with tickets to the celebration of saisons.

Brand-Spanking-New ‘Vancouver Brewers Fest’ Happening Citywide, April 21-30

Although good beer is obviously the focus, the local-brewery-run event aims to be much more than a ten-day-long marathon of craft-beer-drinking. As the VBF website puts it, it's a "celebration of the breweries, the people and the communities that have developed hand in hand."

Container Brewing’s New Patio is Officially Opening Today

Craft beer lovers get stoked, because another sure sign of Spring is popping up in 'Yeast Van' today (Thursday, March 30th): the grand opening of a brand new, bigger and better patio!

Do Something Good for Yourself & the Planet by Up-Cycling Your Old Denim

Before you dump your old jeans into your neighbourhood donation bin, you should know that there are other, more creatively satisfying options available...Case in point: THIS Gallery and Nimvar's sewing workshop on Thursday, April 6th.

Gather at Massy Arts Society This Sunday, for ‘Around the Table: Literary Readings Celebrating Asian Voices’

Chinatown community hub, Massy Arts Society, is hosting an "afternoon of literary readings and visual art" featuring BC-based talents of different Asian heritages, and centred on a theme that we find especially appealing...

Upstart & Crow is Throwing a “Buzzworthy” Book Launch and Cocktail Party, April 27th

The little bookshop is throwing an event combining a few of our favourite things: books, cocktails, and rad, creative women. Having a bit of forethought to block the date off of your calendar is probably a good idea...

Prepare Yourself for Picnic Season with an OH Studio Project Hanami Bento Workshop

Get yourself sorted out with your own specially designed and glazed ceramic bento box to be used at OH Studio's next group picnic featuring a food menu by Chau Veggie. All of the extra picnic mileage you get out of your bento is totally up to you!

Tokyo’s ‘Bar Trench’ is Coming to Chinatown for One-Night-Only, March 9th

Get yourself to the Keefer Bar next Thursday, 6-10pm, to sip on good drinks amid a crowd of cool, fun people in good spirits - a mighty fine way to warm up during a wintry evening!

Chancho Tortilleria’s Yaletown Location is Packing It In and Moving East

It's official: the restaurant is shutting doors to its 560 Davie Street location at the end of the month. After Sunday, March 26th, you'll have to travel East for a proper taco fix...

Shaketown Brewing is Throwing a ‘Beer Poking’ Party, March 4th

This Saturday, the North Van brewery is putting on a milestone event that appeals to our historical and food science curiosities, as well as our thirst for good beer...

Plan a Trip to Vancouver Island for Victoria’s First Ever All Natural Wine Festival

On March 24th, the Barnyard Natural Wine Festival is setting a new precedent in the BC wine scene. We're telling you well in advance so that you can make your arrangements ASAP and don't miss out participating in this super cool event...

There’s One Week Left to Apply for the 2023 Les Dames d’Escoffier Scholarships

Luckily, there's plenty of rain in the forecast between now and the cut-off date - great for cutting down on distractions, if not much else! Find a chunk of time over the next week to get your application sorted and sent ASAP.

Join Ça Marche and Friends for a Four-Night Moules and Steak Pop-Up, Feb. 9-Mar. 2

Ça Marche is switching up their dinner service - swapping Breton(ish) style crêpes for French bistro fare - and they're kicking it off with a series of one-night-only dinners inspired by a couple of classics.

Add Some ‘Wild’ New Cooking Skills to Your Repertoire This Winter and Spring

Curious about cooking with wild BC ingredients but not sure where to start? Good news: beginning this February, EatWild has a solution for Vancouverites that doesn't even involve getting out of the city...

Playing, Exploring, Inventing and Building with Local Artist, Monique Motut-Firth

Motut-Firth's ongoing love and fascination with machines and motion can be seen in a new exhibition (alongside works by Amy J. Dyck) at the Act Arts Centre in Maple Ridge, until February 25th.

Tocador to Host “Man I Love Flamingoes” Cocktail Competition, Feb. 7th

February is a short but tough month. Lucky for us, next month Tocador will be hosting a cocktail competition, that's sure to be packed with fun, tropical vibes and tasty drinks aplenty.

There’s More Than 100 Reasons to Check Out the “100 Amigos” Art Show, Opening Jan. 27

Show up Friday night to enjoy the art and all the makings of a proper opening party, including swanky canapes, DJ sets and, we have it on good authority, lots of Cinco.