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

As far as local brewery and restaurant collabs go, it can’t get much better than the upcoming one from 33 Acres Brewing Co. and Savio Volpe.

Block off a good chunk of time – and stomach space – next Friday, April 28th for the launch of the new Fox Got Your Tongue ‘b33r’. “This classic pale German base was lagered for an extended period of time before being conditioned on preserved lemon, bringing a pop of acidity, gentle juniper and bay aromatics and freshening minerality.” Sounds interesting! Just for the occasion, the two teams will be pulling all the stops, including a limited number of plates by Phil Scarfone (Culinary Director of Savio) along with drink pairings, music, and general party vibes aplenty.

The whole thing goes down in the 33 Acres Brewing space in Mount Pleasant (25 West 8th Avenue) beginning at 5pm, and will wind down when the beer stops flowing. All of the collab beer and eats will be doled out on a first come, first served basis (sorry, no reservations). So, since line-ups at 33 are already the status quo on any regular weekend day, it probably goes without saying that the place will be PACKED from the get-go. Showing up early is only wise. Find out more.

Neighbourhood: Main Street
15 West 8th Ave.

Four Super Tasty Spots to Catch a Canucks Game in East Van

It’s been over a decade since there’s been “can’t miss” hockey in Vancouver! As the playoffs approach, here’s a list of a few of my favourite spots with great food and full-volume sound to catch a game.

Merci Bakery is Now Open for Business

This popular Farmers Market staple is now ready to open doors at their new brick-and-mortar Commercial Drive location.

Get Into the Free Economy Spirit at The Burrow’s Brunch & Bazaar, Feb. 9th

This isn't your average brunch or shopping event: besides nourishing your body affordably and replenishing your closet (for free!), this is also the opportunity to find new homes for your old, gently used threads, have fun, and connect with other like-minded folks in the community.

Hit The Magnet for Their ‘Island Darlings’ Tap Takeover, Feb. 10th

A change of scenery is nice, but sometimes the turnaround is just too short to justify the ferry trip. This weekend, we recommend forgoing the hassle of logistics in favour of a one-stop Vancouver Island brewery tour at The Magnet.