"A bunch of Boweners are coming on the last ferry."
Though it might not be the easiest restaurant to find, the unassuming Chong Qing Xiao Mian on Kingsway is definitely worth looking for.
Christophe Bonson explains the personal inspirations and thought processes behind his brand's new retro/modern look.
We asked the owner, head pastry chef and chocolatier at Chez Christophe how he likes to roll in Burnaby.
Chef Angus An's much-loved but recently closed Freebird Chicken Shack in New West is set to rise again at 188 East Pender St.
Two childhood friends from the neighbourhood have teamed up for a Vietnamese coffee pop-up in Chinatown House.
In this edition of The New Breed, we chat with the busy GM of Bao Bei and Kissa Tanto about how he came to live among us.
The popular Lebanese restaurant plans to make the move next door to the old Relish Burgers corner address on May 1st.
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.
The upcoming 40 seat restaurant has come a long way in a short while. Take a sneak peek inside before opening day.
Either within a few steps of the Pacific Central Station or inside the voluminous 1914 Waterfront Station would be appropriate...
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The Dandelion Initiative works to create safer spaces and build policies that empower and support survivors.
How commercial interests, social engineering politicians, pigeons and people shaped the Downtown Eastside's "living room".
Our historical architecture isn't so valued that it can avoid the wrecking balls of development. But what if it could be saved in another way?
"When Vancouverites find out that White Lunch used to be a thing, I think they're more embarrassed than they are surprised..."
The Mackenzie Room's kitchen maestro is concise yet poetic when describing the vastly different records that impacted his life.
Maciel Pereda's "How To Cook Vancouver" series continues with a Main Street dish so good it's almost dangerous.
I was able to tour the final stages of the restaurant's construction a couple of weeks before its launch in April 2014.
The Union Street staple (home of the ridiculously delicious French Onion Beef Dip sandwich) is expanding into the Net Loft.
"I was all for taking the viaducts down until I realized we'd lose the Hot Wheels optical illusion of the Trans Am Totem..."
Regardless of your industry or hobby, the newly launched Custom Apron Builder by Search and Rescue Denim Co. is really f*cking fun!
Maciel Pereda's "How To Cook Vancouver" series continues with something so delicious it probably shouldn't good for you (but it is)...
Chef Brodie Nutbrown is serving up something special at Bells and Whistles. We just hope it's not here for "a limited time".
The forward-thinking, kid-friendly 38 seater will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner at 4194 Fraser Street.
Overlooking Gassy Jack Square, the refined and good-looking Coquille is home to many a great table, but only one is best.
If the annual fees were on a scale of accessibility so a dishwasher didn't have to pay as much as a server, this might work...
We asked the co-owner and Wine Director of the Gastown restaurant to map out his affections for British Columbian wine.
Food celeb Guy Fieri was in town shooting in Hastings-Sunrise today, parking his '68 Camaro out front of two neighbourhood joints.
The new PNW-inspired restaurant officially opens in the old Campagnolo Roma space on Wednesday, December 19.
We caught up with Alberta Randall during the silly season to talk about - among a great many other things - her journey so far...
Designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, the stunning "Stepping Park House" in Vietnam took the concept of the house garden inside.
The popular pie-focused destination is opening their third location at 1864 West 4th Avenue this April. Take a look inside!
Wallflower Diner recognizes and celebrates its long-serving crew members by affixing their names to the long edge of the wooden bar.
Named for soccer star Javier Hernández Balcázar's sobriquet (which translates as "Little Pea"), the drink is as striking as its namesake.
The first annual STICK art show is scheduled to take place March 14 - 28 at the Red Gate Arts Society.
The team behind New West's award-winning, upscale Mexican restaurant El Santo could launch the new eatery within weeks.
What kind of person pours an iced capp on the counter while physically and verbally abusing staff and customers? Alan, that's who.
The remnants of the old BC Pen in New Westminster have come a long way in their storied history and you should know about it.
This is the second in a three-volume series, the first of which inspired the Capture Photography Festival's feature exhibit, 'The Blue Hour.'
The Mountain has been transformed into a "Winter Wonderland" with something to appeal to every variety of festive sensibility.
The pop-up shop will see more than 15 women-owned brands ranging from self-care and clothing to ceramics and textiles.
We chat with the photographer as she prepares for her upcoming exhibition at the Polygon Gallery, which runs April 13th to May 12th.
The long-delayed 40 seat restaurant is back on track and set to launch at 140-16th Street West in North Vancouver by the end of April.
Veteran big box grocery store worker Ryan Dennis is getting into the game with his own all-vegetarian grocery this summer.
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.
The latest edition of our 'Vancouverites' series is a Q&A with local designer Alex Henderson, who you'll find at TOQUE this weekend.
Finding a place in the Atlas today is "Brewer's Row", the famously hop-happy three block stretch of Port Moody's Murray Street.
This fleeting treat is loaded with chunks of lobster, pickled beets, pickled cherry blossoms and flecks of shisho that cling to the rice.
You can't really see them in all their plump glory hiding under a blanket of spring greens and petals, but they're truly beautiful things.
Spanish design firm Masquespacio created this beautifully colourful and tropical Japanese-meets-Brasilian sushi spot in Valencia.
Scenes from Chef David Gunawan's multiple award-winning South Granville restaurant in the final stage of its 2013 construction.
The cocktail pro shows us exactily where he prefers to breakfast, lunch, dinner, sip late night and take advantage of Happy Hour.
For this edition of The Dishes, the talented bartender was generous enough to show us where he breakfasts, lunches, dines and drinks.
"When I'm camping near Squamish and I feel the distant rumble of a train, I worry for a moment that it might be The Barrier collapsing..."
The stunning new iteration of the popular riverside spot is currently under construction and should be ready by May.
The Squamish team were positively amped to share their top three tunes for blasting in the brewery before, during and after hours.
In this special edition of the popular two-part workshop, participants will get to enjoy feasting amidst blooming sakura.
“I need to make a stop at Benny’s on my way so I can get some olive oil and a grilled prosciutto sandwich...”
The new 4,400 sqft brewery is expected to launch this summer at 1216 Franklin Ave. with a 67 seat tasting lounge.
"Once I heard the stories, it was easy to make peace with the fact that I would never set foot on Deadman's Island..."
The Fat Badger was well known for its friendly pints, scotch eggs, fish and chips, rarebits and miniature Yorkshire puddings.
Some old culinary school pals are teaming up for something new and interesting near the foot of Davie Street.
Seven years ago this week in April, 2012 I took a look inside two interconnected restaurants that once captivated Vancouver diners.
Sniff out some tickets to the 2019 Truffle Festival's main event at UBC (Saturday) and the secret location Truffle Foray (Sunday).
The always interesting Peruvian-Japanese restaurant on False Creek has expanded to a waterfront address in West Vancouver.
A pair of thrill-seeking skiers turn Autumn in the Cantal forest of Southern France into their downhill playground.
This is a rare opportunity to gain guided access to some of the most stylish mid-century and contemporary residences on the West Coast.