The Definitive Records of ‘Local Beverage Slinger’ Devon Towler

This week we asked the Bar Manager at The Magnet to share the three records that anchor his musical tastes.

The Dishes

Jayton Paul Does ‘The Dishes’

11 Places

This week we speak with award-winning Hawksworth Sommelier, Jayton Paul, about his favourite places to eat and drink around town.

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // Possibly the Best Place to Drink Craft Beer in Downtown Vancouver

The Magnet has quickly emerged as a reliable place to acquaint oneself with the freshest pleasures of British Columbian craft beer.

Vancouverites Remember Exactly Where They Were When This Happened Ten Years Ago...

"I was at my parents' house with my face full of seven-layer dip when Sid the Kid scored the Golden Goal..."

A Sneak Peek Inside Cioppino’s Expansion

The 'Enoteca' private function rooms adjacent to Cioppino's are being renovated so as to be fully absorbed by the latter.

MIS EN PLACE PODCAST // Episode 1 — Culinary Futures, Real Talk With Local Cooks

Tony Minichiello and Bruce McAdams talk about the changes coming to education for the next-generation of professional cooks.

Tracking the Colourful Learning Curve of Local Artist / Activist Sandeep Johal

At the upcoming PechaKucha Vol. 51 (March 12th at the Vancouver Playhouse), she'll be taking the stage to expound on her creative process.

Long Before Markstrom, Luongo and McLean, the Canucks Had Royalty in Net

"Out of all the goaltenders who ever played for Vancouver, King Richard was perhaps the most inspiring..."

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Cheese Toast at Hy’s Steakhouse

The original 1955 recipe called for a butter and cheese mix melted like an enveloping blanket over thick slabs of white bread...

The View From Your Window #219

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

88-Seat ‘Palate Kitchen’ Opening Soon

Moroccan-born chef Khalid Kahya will combine the flavours of Rome, Paris and Marrakech at this imminent brunch spot.

All That Colourful Art on the Walls at ‘The Magnet’ Is Not What It Seems…

Downtown's beer-forward restaurant is a trove of quirky details from bar to bathroom. Here's a cool thing to look out for...

The Local Nickname For a City Block Once Popular With Japanese Tourists

"There's not much left of the original Little Ginza other than a 50-year old Japanese steakhouse..."

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: ‘The Doug’ Sando at 49th Parallel Coffee

Mmm...brioche bun, chive scrambled eggs, maple bacon and caramelized onions under a warm blanket of American cheese!

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Braised Short Rib Fricassée at Chambar

This is a dish I regularly climb into like a onesie pair of pajamas. It's been on the menu at the Belgian-Moroccan restaurant since forever...

On Soaring Inspirations and Grounding Words of Advice With Artist Tara Lee Bennett

With her personal art practice, the co-founder of THRIVE Art Studio hones in on the beautiful and non-trivial minutiae of life...

‘Tis the Season for a Classic 1940’s Cocktail (That’s Cheaper Than a Plane Ticket)

It's not too complicated a puzzle to make at home, but a Mai Tai will almost always taste better when someone else makes it.

The Honorific Bestowed Upon One of the Greatest Canucks of All Time

"I don't think the Dragonslayer will ever have to pay for a drink in Vancouver for the rest of his life, and for good reason..."

One Hundred Years Ago, This Was Vancouver’s Most Elegant Cocktail Bar

"In the dying wet hours, there was no way to get close to the bar. The supply of beer ran out, and the bartenders served only straight drinks..."

What Every Vancouver Food Lover Should Be Doing For Brunch This Sunday

Alex Chen, David Hawksworth, Ned Bell and a dozen other local culinary greats want to cook for you this weekend.

We Tried to Make Nuba’s Awesome ‘Mjadra’ at Home (With Delicious Results)

In her latest attempt to cook Vancouver at home, Maciel tackles the delicious Lebanese mjadra dish from Nuba.

Over a Dozen Vancouver Chefs Band Together for New Event Series, KitchenAide

"We started with a broken industry. We’re still not perfect, but we know there’s a problem, and we want to fix it."

You Need to Try This Decadent Brioche French Toast With Dulce de Leche

Botanist in the Fairmont Pacific Rim will start plating from chef Hector Laguna's new weekend brunch menu this Saturday, October 26th.

Celebrated Portland Chef in Town to Collaborate on a Special Multi-Course Feast

This sounds one of those meals that will be forever seared into the memories of those lucky enough to have forked their way through it.

The View From Your Window #205

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

Chambar to Host Special Feast in Support of One of Its Veteran Servers

Chambar server Portia Pascuzzo is self-publishing a new book with the support of the restaurant and the hospitality community.

Deconstructing the Most Delicious Thing to Eat in Vancouver for Under $5

These decadent sliders at Gotham Steakhouse don't need to be this good for $4.50 but we're not complaining...

A Sneak Peek Inside ‘Open Outcry’

Sean Heather's highly anticipated, 88-seat restaurant and bar opens later this week in the heart of the Financial District.