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...
Celebrate all that early June produce has to offer by making your way to the Bowen Island farm for a multi-course fresh-air dining experience focused on seasonality, fermentation, and sustainability.
Vancouver-based photographer Ryan Voigt takes a trip a trip to Bowen Island to explore the new Wildernest Airstream trailer retreat.
La Taqueria's sixth brick-and-mortar location, inside The Amazing Brentwood Mall (1210-4567 Lougheed Highway), kicks off its soft opening today, with their official opening slated for a week from now (Monday, November 14th).
Get to know more about the chef and proprietor of Mon Paris Patisserie by following her on her ideal day of eating and drinking around Burnaby (and nearby New West)...
Miss the buzz of a big, beer-fuelled festival? Then block Saturday, August 13th off of your calendar (and Sunday the 14th, just in case a day of post-fest recovery is needed).
With 'Three Servers and a Pastry Chef' it's especially inspiring to see a group of people who log so many hours on restaurant floors finding the drive to unite and do something cool and creative, and beyond the immediate demands of their day jobs.
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.
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...
The restaurant's design follows the casual and colourful, Mexican-inspired aesthetic of its former Davie Street location, but with a slightly bolder and, dare I say, 'elevated' atmosphere. Don't worry, though: Chancho remains 'Chancho' - and with 20-30 more seats, there is simply more of it to enjoy!
Though the signage has switched-up and the branding looks different, the menu and motivations of The Burrow (formerly Bandidas Taqueria) remain consistent: to serve up nourishing, Mexican-inspired vegetarian and vegan fare, with a side of activism and an eye to affordability, community and sustainability.
The rumours are true! If you're as amped about this news as we (and no doubt countless others) are, then showing up as early, hungry and patient as possible is highly recommended.
The space is expected to be a hub for residents, business owners, workers, developers, and park and trail visitors alike.
The neighbourhood brewery has been rolling out delicious beers, including its signature C.R.E.A.M. ale, since 2018.
After an almost five-year-long hiatus, 'Sensory Cinema' is back, bringing together critically acclaimed films with secret tasting menus - and tickets to the first event go on sale today!
The 10th anniversary of Capture is kicking off with the opening of a new exhibition of lens-based works, showcasing ten new works by ten local artists, on view from Monday, March 27th through Saturday, April 29th.
The clocks are just about to 'spring forward' and the Vernal Equinox is quickly approaching (March 21st). It's finally time to put winter behind us and fully embrace spring! What better way than with a community feast?
On Tuesday, March 28th, architects, planners, developers, designers and policy-makers come together for Urbanarium's City Debate #15: ReThink The DTES Plan.
We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!
Opened by the award-winning Campagnolo crew in 2011, The Fat Dragon lasted just nine months at 566 Powell Street.
After eight months of closure following last year's fire, the beloved Japanese homestyle restaurant is bringing back their popular Izakaya-style pop-up in tandem with live jazz - the perfect opportunity to slip up to the bar and reconnect with the Dosanko crew...
The new bakery and cafe will see longtime Farmers Market favourite, Tall Shadow Breads, take the long-awaited leap into a brick-and-mortar situation.
New fast-casual, counter-service eatery, Street Hawker (3088 Main Street) is ready to serve up Southeast Asian-inspired burgers, sandwiches, fries, and proper milkshakes.
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!
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...
Grab a friend and get ready to see what happens when you blend the comfort of bookshelves with the vibes of a jazz club!
In the third edition of this new Scout column, Christine features Little Cottage Confectionary, at 901 E 11th Avenue - "the cutest corner grocery store both in name and in structure" with a long and at-times-terrible legacy.
Focused on community, storytelling and comforting food, Mercato di Luigi is a welcoming old-school-inspired Italian deli and neighbourhood grocer complete with sliced meats, cheese, bread, friendly gossip, and discussion of ‘Calcio’ (soccer) scores.
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...
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'.
Ten years in the restaurant industry is no small achievement, even when dealing with an ideal set of circumstances....Take a look at photos from a night of celebrating a decade of good food and good people at PiDGiN.
Free up a chunk of space in your calendar tomorrow evening (December 20th) for Juice Bar wine bar's one-night-only 'A Feast of Seven Fishes' extravaganza.
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!
Co-owners Cass Helps and Dayle Kennedy have enlisted customers and friends, Miki Ellis and Stephen Whiteside, to open a brick-and-mortar location at 2474 East Hastings Street.
Vancouver's inventory of independent neighbourhood joints fell by two with last week's announcements of the closure of Dock Lunch and Oh Carolina, so it's particularly nice timing for some positive restaurant-related news. Luckily for us, 'It's Okay Bar' is stepping up to the task.
The end of April is perfect timing for local plant based chef Tomoko Tahara to join forces with chefs Uyeda and Deo for a “spring field" themed Omakase style dinner.
There's a new evening hustle at 2042 West 4th Avenue. Starting immediately, Their There is offering extended hours and an evening “house party vibe” complete with low-key disco, dimmed lights, a late-night snacks menu, and good drinks.
Some serious "spring cleaning" has been happening at the longstanding Kitsilano restaurant, leading up to the unveiling of some exciting developments, both aesthetically and on the menu, starting next week (Tuesday, April 4th)...
In the fourth edition of this ongoing Scout column, Christine recounts the changing of hands and quirky history of Helena's Grocery, 6319 Main Street.
Clams, crabs, mussels and shrimp will come to a boil with some good corn and a couple of hearty spuds at Wild Thing's Main Street location on the last Sunday of April, May, and June.
Good news for Mount Pleasant: work is underway to transform 3088 Main Street into Street Hawker, a new fast-casual, counter-service eatery focused on Southeast Asian-inspired burgers, sandwiches, fries, and proper milkshakes.
This Saturday Chef Montes De Oca will be taking over the space at Carp Sushi, and serving up favourite Mexican dishes, like barbacoa, tamales, chilaquiles and more.
New week-long event pairs neighbourhood restaurants, bars and cafes of Mount Pleasant with BC wineries to highlight the best of spring.
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.
In this edition, we get the local wine lowdown from the artist, wine-lover, and Bar Programmer/Manager at New West's Moodswing Bar.
Pack your provisions and head to New West's Hume Park on Thursday for a competitive "Water Frolic" with two breweries.
Despite its modest name, New West's Another Beer Co. has built a colourful reputation for itself since opening in 2019.
The new 160 seat Italian restaurant from Gooseneck Hospitality is on track to open in Edgemont Village later this month.
The owners of Ask For Luigi and Pizzeria Farina are joining forces with the family behind Revolver Coffee for this new restaurant.
This is the second in a three-volume series, the first of which inspired the Capture Photography Festival's feature exhibit, 'The Blue Hour.'
After a three-year-long hiatus, the fest will make its grand re-emergence on the shores of North Vancouver on June 3rd, 2023.
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.
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...
With another New Year fast-approaching, we think it's awfully apropos to check in and reflect with the co-owner of Port Moody's newest and most nostalgic brewery, Rewind Beer Co.
Finishing touches are underway at Port Moody's newest brewery, Rewind Beer Co. (2809 Murray Street), brought to us by the team behind Parkside Brewery.
This brewery pays homage to its former life as a bakery by making imaginative beers that start with yeast, water and starch.
Although the Alibi Room will continue to sling pints (under the management of Victoria, BC-based hospitality group, Four Top) the last day of service under their current ownership of extended family members - Nigel and Kerry Springthorpe, Raya Audet and Chef Greg Armstrong - will be Friday, December 23rd, 2022.
Over fish n' chips and a couple of pints, Rhys Amber catches up with St. Lawrence's Chef de Cuisine - someone who's as real as they come and not afraid to discuss the difficult parts of our industry, along with all the aspects that we love so much.
Meet Chef Nathan Lowey and General Manager Akiyo Tani, partners in business and in life. They share parenting duties, as well as opening and closing duties at their Powell Street restaurant. If you've even been, you know their warmth.
Located at 1459 West Broadway from 2003 to 2012, the award-winning Cru was an inspiration for our Restaurant Graveyard.
The Aristocratic was well known for its cheap burgers, neon signage and 'Risty' character sporting a top hat and monocle.
This picnic-worthy sharable sees fennel, radish, cabbage, and ambrosia apple all dressed in a gentle pumpkin seed vinaigrette.
A new event highlighting local artists, makers and growers is kicking off this weekend (Saturday, October 15th, from 11am to 5pm) in downtown Squamish.
Unless you're superhuman, you've probably also felt those familiar restless urges for change, associated with the Spring season. Here are just a handful of vendors at the Bespoke spring market that are making us feel all tingly with shopping lust...
Plan on hitting the road to Squamish this weekend for a special three-day-long birthday market, featuring 65 local vendors, Nov. 12-14th.
For one-day-only on Saturday, April 29th, the generally cool humans from both spots are doing a special menu of sandwiches on pizza, or conversely, pizza on sandwiches...that's a lot to unpack!
To celebrate Kid Sister Skin Care's first anniversary, owner Max Tamoto has rounded up a crew of like-minded small businesses for a one day shopping event at Strathcona's Picnic Studios (881 E Hastings).
The cool and rainy Fall days are finally here...Time to fill up on onigiri, wuntun, steam buns and other cozy dishes by The Dumpling King, Matthew Murtagh-Wu, and Konrad Noga.
Florentines had a cool architectural trick to keep socially distant while shopping for wine during times of plague...
Everything you need to know about eating and drinking in Vancouver right now.
After a tumultuous last few months (at least), chef and restaurant owner, Cliff Chi, and the rest of the Noah's Cafe team are ready to welcome guests into their new West End location at 1096 Denman Street...
Check out Thursday night's regional qualifier results, along with our exclusive photo gallery from the event.
Through a short series of personal and industry-related questions, get to know more about Korzack in and out of the Bacaro kitchen...
Fans of funky wines will be pleased to know this year's event includes an extra day dedicated to exploring the world of natural wine, adding up to a full weekend of sunshine [knock on wood], snacks and good drinking!
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.
Michael Brennan, Christian Chaumont, Justin Cameron and Dan Uhrich took possession of the space near the corner of Broadway and Macdonald in the Fall of 2022. A few months and a serious amount of scrubbing, sanding, painting and re-wiring later, the restaurant, bar and venue is ready to open doors...
Named one of Canada’s Top Ten Best New Restaurants of 2008 by enRoute magazine, Fraiche was a breath of fresh, mountain air.
"The Pink Palace looks like Mussolini and Barbie had a baby made of cake and concrete."
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.
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!
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...