The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Pepino’s Signature ‘Spaghetti & Meatballs’

There are two big meatballs per order, and these are made with a combination of beef, pork and three cheeses (pecorino, grana, ricotta).

UPDATED // Vancouver’s Aragon Properties Provides Shining Example of How to Suck in a Crisis

It might just be that greed is immune to everything, even shame. Don't let this example set the tone. We are so much better than this!

The View From Your Window #224

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A Letter from the Editor

I can only speak for myself and my family, but from today forward it’s take-out, delivery and home cooking only.

We Want One of Local Artist Christina Kenton’s Fanciful Bic Lighter Sculptures

These cases are hand-sewn, built up and painted over with intricate patterns to create elaborate dioramas of animals and objects.

Six Questions With Concert Pianist and Creative Collaborator, Annie Yim

For her March 10th concert at the Fox Cabaret, Annie is set to perform The Poet Speaks: From Debussy to Pärt.

New Cup Share Program Now in Action at Four Coffee Spots Around East Van

This smartly designed, easy-to-use local cup share program is already in operation at several cafes in Vancouver.

The View From Your Window #222

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CRAFT BEER ATLAS // Sip the Latest Operation to Occupy a Storied Powell Street Incubator

Slow Hand beer story began with a namesake Pilsner, and these days includes a short roster of sessional (aka low-alcohol) styles.

Massive ‘Coho Commissary’ Imminent in East Van, Complete With New Cafe

The 10,000 sqft commissary space and cafe have final inspections this Friday and a soft opening slated for Monday, March 2nd.

How To Cook Vancouver

We Tried to Recreate Pepino’s Sublimely Delicious ‘Chicken Piccata’ at Home…

The latest in this cooking series focuses on a classic Italian-American staple that is done to perfection on Commercial Drive.

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Nashville Hot Chicken Sando at Downlow

The heat typically comes from cayenne, but its Scoville levels can be upped to an insane, face-melting degree.

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // Another Swell Addition to ‘Yeast Van’

Designed by Simcic + Uhrich Architects, the two-level, 67 seat brewery and tasting facility quickly found a customer base for its 12 taps

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Tonkatsu With Curry Rice at Dosanko

It has all the 'comforting' elements from crunchiness to gooeyness, plus enough umaminess to ignite a palate well-rinsed in cold beer.

On Overthinking and Getting Gritty with Zimt Chocolates Founder, Emma Smith

We recently caught up with the forward-thinking businesswoman to learn more about developing an ethical vegan candy business.

‘Harvest Noodles’ Opening Soon on Union Street

Chef Andrea Carlson is moving the noodle soup component of Harvest to a new, 25-seat space two doors down from the original.

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.

Bourdain’s Beloved ‘Lunch Lady’ Opening New Vietnamese Eatery in Vancouver

The Tran family is turning their Five Elements Cafe into a new Vietnamese restaurant with some help from a famous friend...

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.

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With Rachelle Goudreau of Strathcona’s VV Tapas Lounge

9 Places

This week we put our Picking Grapes questions to the Sommelier / Manager at a popular East Hastings wine bar.

Straight & Marrow Opening Soon on Powell Street

Provence Marinaside and Nuba Gastown kitchen veteran Chris Lam has picked up the old Bistro Wagon Rouge space.

This Popular Commercial Drive Restaurant Opened Exactly Five Years Ago Today

For this week's edition of #ThrowbackThursday we go back exactly five years to the launch of popular Thai restaurant, Kin Kao.

How Mt. Pleasant Narrowly Escaped Having a Massive Cop Shop and Jail

In early the early 1950s, the City of Vancouver had big plans to build a new police station where Kingsgate Mall is today.

The View From Your Window #218

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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...

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Fish & Chips at The Fish Counter

This pioneering seafood market has several versions of the crispy stuff, from Pacific Cod and Ling Cod to Halibut and Salmon.

The View From Your Window #217

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This Casual French Bistro in East Van Might Be Gone But It Will Never Be Forgotten

Chef Brad Miller's Bistro Wagon Rouge took over the old Dockers Diner address in 2013 and enjoyed a six-year run.