These Are the Records That Define the Musical Tastes of One of Vancouver’s Top Chefs

The Mackenzie Room's kitchen maestro is concise yet poetic when describing the vastly different records that impacted his life.

We Tried To Make The Acorn’s Celebrated Deep-Fried Halloumi Dish at Home

Maciel Pereda's "How To Cook Vancouver" series continues with a Main Street dish so good it's almost dangerous.

Five Years Ago This Week, the Launch of Belgard Kitchen Was Imminent in Railtown

I was able to tour the final stages of the restaurant's construction a couple of weeks before its launch in April 2014.

You Need To Try This Sakura Onigiri in Japantown

This fleeting treat is loaded with chunks of lobster, pickled beets, pickled cherry blossoms and flecks of shisho that cling to the rice.

Whenever Pasta Appears on the Menu at The Mackenzie Room, Pounce On It

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.

This Mt. Pleasant Restaurant Honours Its Veteran Staff Members in a Really Cool Way

Wallflower Diner recognizes and celebrates its long-serving crew members by affixing their names to the long edge of the wooden bar.

Registration for OH Studio’s Hanami Bento Picnic Workshop Now Open

In this special edition of the popular two-part workshop, participants will get to enjoy feasting amidst blooming sakura.

The Strathcona Neighbourhood Institution That Turns 100 This Summer

“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 Spanish Restaurant Where Japan Meets Brasil

Spanish design firm Masquespacio created this beautifully colourful and tropical Japanese-meets-Brasilian sushi spot in Valencia.

You Need to Try the Chicharito Cocktail at Mt. Pleasant’s Como Taperia

Named for soccer star Javier Hernández Balcázar's sobriquet (which translates as "Little Pea"), the drink is as striking as its namesake.

We Tried to Make Savio Volpe’s Awesome Kale Salad at Home (with Delicious Results)

Maciel Pereda's "How To Cook Vancouver" series continues with something so delicious it probably shouldn't good for you (but it is)...

Check Out This Art Show of ‘Leftovers’ off Main Street

Curated by Patrik Andersson of TRAPP Projects, the show brings together photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, and more.

Commercial Drive’s Jamjar to Expand Operations With Location Move This Spring

The popular Lebanese restaurant plans to make the move next door to the old Relish Burgers corner address on May 1st.

On Prairie Values & Following Your Gut With the Craftswoman Behind Old Fashioned Standards

Cassandra Bailey recently put in some overtime to have an in-depth conversation with us about herself and her brand.

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.

Show to Feature the Anonymous Artists That Regularly STICK It to Vancouver

The first annual STICK art show is scheduled to take place March 14 - 28 at the Red Gate Arts Society.

Container Brewing Opening Soon in Strathcona

The new 4,400 sqft brewery is expected to launch this summer at 1216 Franklin Ave. with a 67 seat tasting lounge.

Ca Phe Vietnamese Coffee House Pop-Up Launching Soon on East Pender St.

Two childhood friends from the neighbourhood have teamed up for a Vietnamese coffee pop-up in Chinatown House.

We Found a Deliciously Weird Gourmet Facsimile of the McRib in East Vancouver

Chef Brodie Nutbrown is serving up something special at Bells and Whistles. We just hope it's not here for "a limited time".

The Making of an Indispensable GM, From Aussie Rules to Running Vancouver’s Top Restaurants

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 Dishes

Danielle Tatarin Does ‘The Dishes’

9 Places

Dani might be spending a lot more time in Baja than YVR these days, but she can still point us in the direction of deliciousness...

‘Flourist’ Opening Soon in East Van

GRAIN, the local artisan flour miller and chef favourite, has rebranded as 'Flourist' with brick and mortar plans for 2019.

We Want a Summer Subscription to Beautiful Flowers From Local Grower ‘Valley Buds’

Buying into this flower share is a brilliant way to pre-emptively ensure fresh, gorgeous, local blooms all summer long.

We Want One of Steven Brekelmans New Drawings

The local artist's new series of drawings is currently hanging on the walls of Chernoff Fine Art on East 2nd Avenue.

Artfully Pouring Concrete on a Cold Winter’s Night

We poked our heads into an industrial building to watch concrete pour as part of an upcoming art exhibition by Omer Arbel.

The View From Your Window #175

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

Tickets to the Western Front Gala Dinner & Art Auction Now Available

There are only 100 tickets available for this exclusive art party, dinner and fundraiser, happening on Saturday, March 2nd.

On Death Blows, Nachos and Coffee Collabos with Cody Allmin of Twin Sails Brewing

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.