The Dishes

Brian Grant Does ‘The Dishes’

14 Places

In the latest edition of The Dishes, Resurrection Spirits co-founder Brian Grant takes us around town to his favourite food/drink spots.

The View From Your Window #216

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How To Cook Vancouver

We Tried to Recreate Havana’s Delicious ‘Cubano’ Sandwich at Home

The latest in this cooking series focuses on a humble but mighty sandwich that comes from Commercial Drive by way of Florida.

The View From Your Window #215

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Inside the Fraserhood’s Imminent Say Mercy!

The highly anticipated 60-seat Italian-meets-American BBQ restaurant concept will open to the public on January 18.

Take a Look Inside ‘Old Bird’ on Main Street

Sophia Lin's Chinese street food concept is on track to officially launch on January 16th in the old Nomad space at 3950 Main St. 

Popular East Van Pie Makers Planning to Double Down With Pizza This Spring

The Pie Shoppe's French sisters have temporarily closed up shop so as to rest, refocus, and totally reimagine their concept.

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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Five Years Ago This Week, Inside an Almost Finished ‘Boxcar’ on Main Street

The narrow, diminutive space has been a fount of good times for many over its first five years, and we're raising glasses to the next five.

Oca Pastificio Ready to Launch on Commercial Drive

Oca - which translates as "goose" in Italian - is the first restaurant from La Quercia veterans Greg Dilabio and Antoine Dumont.

Definitive Records With Dachi Sous Chef and Local So-and-So, Daniel Williams

This week we tasked the sous chef at East Hastings' Dachi with choosing three records of especially impactful goodness.

The Commercial Drive Restaurateur Who Once Kept a Bottle of Wine as a Pet

Van Doren Chan is a veteran of Vancouver's hospitality scene and the FOH force behind the critically acclaimed Ugly Dumpling restaurant.

The View From Your Window #213

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Getting ‘Beastly’ With Local Artist Paige Bowman

Get up close with some of Paige's creatures by heading to the Slice of Life Gallery's Holiday Market, happening daily until December 15.

Take a Look Inside Field & Social As It Readies for Launch in Mt. Pleasant

The third location of salad concept Field & Social is primed for launch at 18 East 5th Avenue on the slope of Mt. Pleasant.

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Perfect Orbs of Meaty, Saucy Goodness at Savio Volpe

Made using the holy trinity of beef, pork and veal studded with pine nuts and currants, the impactful orbs are soaked in neckbone gravy.

‘Say Mercy!’ Opening Soon on Fraser Street

The team that gave us the critically-acclaimed Mackenzie Room is hard at work on a second restaurant, this time at 4298 Fraser Street.

The View From Your Window #212

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Five Reasons We’re Looking Forward to the Second Coming of Krampusmarkt

We can't wait for the 'Oddly Exquisite Kristmas Market' collaboration between OH Studios and Strange Fellows, December 6 - 8th!

You Need to Try the Little Bánh Khot Discs of Deliciousness at Kingsway’s Do Chay

The dish is all about little jicama and green onion rice cakes made with coconut milk and mung bean. They're like little gifts for your face...

Five Years Ago Today, a Local Coffee Roaster Was Getting Set to Launch in Mt. Pleasant

The new operation would include an 70 year-old coffee roaster, a bakery, a new cupping facility, and some pretty swell window seats.

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: a Pizza to Kill the ‘Pineapple Argument’

The "Hawaiian" pie from Strathcona Beer Company is the first pizza to be included in Scout's Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver.

The View From Your Window #211

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Defeating Winter’s Monotony With a Chilled Out Visit to Sunja Link’s Body Shoppe

Feel uneasy getting fawned over in extravagant settings? Try this understated spa treatment room with a humble vibe...

Container Brewing Ready to Pour in East Van

The new two-storey brewery at 1216 Franklin Ave. is ready to go with 67 seats, a tight little food menu and whole lot of beer.

‘Published’ Nearing Completion on Main Street

The new restaurant from Twin Sails Brewing's Cody Allmin is nearly finished, with an opening date pegged for December 3rd.

Krampusmarkt to Bring ‘Oddly Exquisite’ Offerings to East Van, December 6-8

The season's most deviant holiday craft fair and celebration is making its second coming at Strange Fellows Brewing.