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Opened by the award-winning Campagnolo crew in 2011, The Fat Dragon lasted just nine months at 566 Powell Street.
The new retail line of housemade products is currently available at the restaurant, online from Legends Haul, and via SPUD.
Opened by Bert Love and John Dobson, the long-serving restaurant's slogan was "From the sea to the pan."
"I found a Star Wars lunch box, a Public Enemy casette and a mint condition tennis racket on the Merch Block today..."
These cases are hand-sewn, built up and painted over with intricate patterns to create elaborate dioramas of animals and objects.
The restaurant, located at 337 E. Hastings St. on the Downtown Eastside, will serve its last seated guests on July 21st.
"My bike was stolen last night and everyone I know is telling me to look for it on the Zero Block..."
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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 engine room of this massive crane on the shore of Copenhagen was renovated to include a spa, a meeting room and a suite for two.
One of our favourite chocolate places will celebrate its fifth birthday next month. This is what it looked like before it was opening day.
This Chinese-meets-American BBQ eatery lasted a mere eight months at 566 Powell Street - a tragedy given how delicious it was!
Catch the local indie band before they embark on their North American tour supporting Broken Social Scene!
Only 50 of these bookish tote-and-poetry duos were made and they were all gone before we could finish articulating our hope for one.
Put on your eating pants! We have less than two weeks to scarf all the pie at this much-loved comfort food joint.
‘If you think Vancouver is a restrictive bummer now, you should be glad you weren't trying to have fun in the bottle club era!”
Get to know the chicken-and-waffle loving Vancouver-via-Montreal maker behind the much loved EM'SAY line.
Find out what the buzz is about at the #DumplingKing's second pop-up restaurant, hosted by the Bee Space at Hives for Humanity
Check out the menu for this upcoming diner-style feast at Save On Meats.
Pat’s Pub has been brewing their own in-house beer - now transitioning to a new brand: "Hastings Mill Brewing Company" - since 2006, and relatively under-the-radar.
Piasta recently agreed to open a window (har har) into her own inner world, a place where she is the proud owner of a miniature pony, the men wear platform shoes, and time travel is totally a thing...