Five Years Ago Today, Juke Fried Chicken Was Starting to Take Shape in Chinatown

Five years ago today I met Cord Jarvie, Justin Tisdall and Bryan Satterford outside what would eventually become Juke.

FIRST LOOK // New ‘Shuck Shuck’ Oyster Bar Opening Soon in Chinatown

First timers Larry Lau and Waylon Sharp are aiming to reinvent the oyster bar this month at 227 East Pender Street.

The Slow Destruction of a Beloved Chinatown Sign

The beautiful street-level sign been slowly swallowed by graffiti over the past 10 years -- inch by inch, letter by letter, word by word.

Chinatown’s ‘Bestie’ Is Closing, Will Serve Final Plates of Currywurst This Weekend

Clinton McDougall and Dane Brown's 25 seat restaurant at 105 East Pender St. is closing after a seven-year run.

Colourful ‘Pizza Coming Soon’ Aims to Bring ‘Japanese Stoner Food’ to Chinatown

The new restaurant project from artist Alex Usow and chef Keith Allison is set to open at 179 East Pender St. this October.

Calabash Bistro to Cook Up Outdoor Brunch at The Keefer Yard in Chinatown This Weekend

Attendees can also expect live music (at a reduced level of volume to allow for conversations), great cocktails and mini putt.

‘The Keefer Yard’ Prepares to Tee Off in Chinatown

The narrow but deep vacant lot beside The Keefer Bar is currently being transformed into The Keefer Yard, an al fresco space dedicated to outdoor games and good times.

Remembering the Promising Chinatown Restaurant and Bar That Never Really Caught On

The 80-seat Juniper lasted five years at 185 Keefer Street having never fulfilled its pre-opening promise.

COMFORT FOOD GUIDE // Hot & Sour Pork Noodle Soup at Chinatown’s Fat Mao

I like other bowls at chef Angus An's Chinatown restaurant (not to mention the roti), but this one has magic restorative powers...

Inside Bar Chickadee, Opening Soon in Chinatown

The owners of Juke Fried Chicken have divided their space in half to create a new cocktail bar, which opens June 12.

Chinatown’s ‘Barbara’ Nears Opening

Chef and first-time restaurateur Patrick Hennessy is on the verge of opening his tiny restaurant in Chinatown...

The View From Your Window #222

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Chinatown’s Mamie Taylor’s to Close This Weekend

Owner Ron Oliver has sold the seven-year old restaurant at 251 East Georgia Street. The closing party is this Sunday, February 23rd.

Five Years Ago This Week, When Chinatown’s ‘Fat Mao’ Was Just Getting Started

For this week’s #TBT we go back to the humble beginnings of a popular noodle joint that has been kicking ass since day one.

You Need to Try the Nutella-Stuffed Doughnuts at Chinatown’s New ‘Mello’

People are beginning to catch on to the tiny shop's deliciousness. Frankly, there should be a line-up here every day...

Don’t Miss the Fortune Food Fair In Chinatown on Sunday, January 26th

The Fortune Food Fair is a gathering of 7 local vendors offering everything from bao and dumplings to wonton and kimchi.

17-Seat ‘Barbara’ Opening Soon in Chinatown

Chef and first-time restaurateur Patrick Hennessy is on track to open the small restaurant on East Pender St. this Spring.

The View From Your Window #214

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This Homegrown White Supremacist Organisation Once Terrorized Vancouver

"I thought the Asiatic Exclusion League was unrepeatable history until I started reading the comments below local real estate news stories..."

The Dishes

Doing ‘The Dishes’ With Marcelo Ramirez

12 Places

The co-owner behind La Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop takes us on a whirlwind tour of his favourite places to eat and drink.

The Local Creative ‘Lab’ Dedicated to Infusing Vancouver With Art-Making

This in-depth Q&A looks at how Chinatown's awesome little Mobil Art School is changing Vancouver for the better.

New Donut Shop & Cafe Opening Soon in Chinatown

Janice Lee's Mello Donut Shop is opening soon in the heart of Chinatown at 223 East Pender Street.

New Zealand Wine Documentary “A Seat at the Table” Set to Screen During VIFF

The new flick by David Nash and Simon Mark-Brown looks inspiring and relatable to anyone working in BC's wine trade.

Chef Angus An’s ‘Freebird Chicken Shack Softly Opens Today in Chinatown

If you smell something new and amazing in Chinatown today it's probably this new spot tucked away inside Chinatown House.

The View From Your Window #200

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Where the Line-Up Here Ends, Vancouver's Best Chicken Wings Begin

"The secret to eating well at Phnom Penh is to bring five adventurous friends who only order dishes you haven't tried before..."

Celebrating the Delights of Weirdness With Kiira Saari, Founder of ‘Guts Club’

As she prepped her spring collection, we chatted with the one-woman brand who promotes body positivity, "one weird outfit at a time."

Freebird Chicken Shack Opening Soon in Chinatown

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.