New Brunch Spot Egg & Co. Opening Soon

Ray Loy and Benjamin Ho took over the old Escobar address on Fraser St. with plans to open their new eatery by late July.

Basement Lounge ‘Boogie Van’ Opening Soon

Cuchillo owner/chef Stu Irving is building a new 50 seat lounge (inspired by his old, souped-up 1980s van) under his restaurant.

The Worst-Named Restaurant in Vancouver Has Closed After 14 Months

Escobar, so named after the murderous Colombian drug Pablo Escobar, earned its special place in Vancouver's Restaurant Graveyard.

Railtown’s St. Lawrence Does a Rice Pudding So Good We Tried to Make It at Home

In the latest edition of How to Cook Vancouver, Maciel gives us a road map to recreating one of Vancouver's best desserts.

Do You Know the Nickname of This Storied, High-Trafficked Stretch of the Downtown Eastside?

"My bike was stolen last night and everyone I know is telling me to look for it on the Zero Block..."

Fayuca to Close Yaletown Location, Open at New Mt. Pleasant Address

The boisterous north pacific coast of Mexico-themed restaurant on Hamilton St. is set to plate its last service on June 12th.

Five Years Ago Today, Main Street Brewing Company Arrived in the Heart of Mt. Pleasant

For this #TBT, we present a photo series from when the neighbourhood brewery was getting ready to receive its first customers.

Digging North Vietnamese Deliciousness at East Van’s New ‘Hanoi Old Quarter’

The new restaurant on Victoria Drive comes to us from Rose Nguyen and Hong Duong, the duo behind the award-winning Mr. Red Cafe.

Cultivate Tea Opens New, Scott Cohen-Designed Location in Mt. Pleasant

The tea and kombucha bar is currently in soft opening mode at 7th and Main, not far from the original address.

4 Places

Sweet Dreams and Solid Advice with Earnest Ice Cream’s Founding BFFs

We recently caught up with the cool duo to get first-hand the recipe for their long-lasting and successful business relationship...

The GM at One of Canada’s Best Restaurants Dishes on Ambition, Mentors and More

Scout recently met with the dancer at heart to pick her brain on the trajectory of her career and all things hospitality.

The Mt. Pleasant Restaurant That Got to Live Two Very Different Lives in the Same Address

There were two visions for Habit Lounge, the first launching (bright and minimalist) in 2005 and the second (dark and moody) in 2008.

Where the Line-Up Here Ends, Vancouver's Best Chicken Wings Begin

"The secret to eating well at Phnom Penh is to bring five adventurous friends who only order dishes you haven't tried before..."

Celebrating the Delights of Weirdness With Kiira Saari, Founder of ‘Guts Club’

As she prepped her spring collection, we chatted with the one-woman brand who promotes body positivity, "one weird outfit at a time."

The Dishes

Camilo Romero Does ‘The Dishes’

14 Places

We asked the bartender at Mt. Pleasant's Como Taperia to take us on a tour to some of his favourite spots across Vancouver.

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With Stephen Whiteside of Dachi

8 Places

We put our Picking Grapes questions to Stephen Whiteside, sommelier and co-owner of East Vancouver's Dachi.

You Need To Try This Pina Borracha in Railtown

It'd be a 'stiff' drink if it weren't for all the char-speckled juice. Pair it with Stu Irving's wild prawn tacos with sunflower sprout chimichurri.

We Tried to Make Campagnolo’s Beloved Crispy Ceci Dish at Home

In the latest edition of How to Cook Vancouver, Maciel gives one of Main Street's most popular dishes a solid go.

Prototype Coffee Opening Soon in Strathcona

The new cafe and roastery is coming to us from Matt Johnson, who was previously the manager at Gastown's Revolver.

Five Reasons to Get Stoked and Save Cash for the Spring Edition of ‘Got Craft?’

The latest edition of Got Craft? takes over the Maritime Labour Centre on May 4/5, and we have a springtime shopping itch to scratch!

The View From Your Window #185

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

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.