The Dishes

Where the Unstoppable Keighty Gallagher Likes to Eat and Drink in Vancouver

7 Places

The owner of Union Street's Tight Club Athletics takes us on a whirlwind tour of her favourite places to eat and drink.

New Donut Shop & Cafe Opening Soon in Chinatown

Janice Lee's Mello Donut Shop is opening soon in the heart of Chinatown at 223 East Pender Street.

You Need to Know About the Lyrical New Cookbook by Burdock & Co.’s Andrea Carlson

We recently chatted with the local chef/restaurateur about her new cookbook, which is due October 8th.

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With Cody Dodds of Powell Street’s Mackenzie Room

8 Places

This week we put our Picking Grapes questions to the Wine Director at one of Vancouver's best restaurants.

Building Sand Castles for Toads and Painting Shirt Faces With Local Artist, Kinsey Deakin

We recently took a fantastical mind trip with the local artist, whose "Shirt Faced" will be on exhibition later this year.

You Need to Check Out Kate Duncan’s Design Anti-Tradeshow

Address Assembly goes down at Eastside Studios later this week so we asked its founder a handful of our most pressing questions...

Inside Vancouver’s Newest Wine Bar

VV Tapas Lounge has been open for a week in the new Strathcona Village condo complex at 957 East Hastings Street.

On Upcycling Design Philosophies and Restoring Memories With Che Kehoe

The Lux Assemblage designer is one of the incredible line-up of participants in this year's Address Assembly (Sept. 26-29).

The Definitive Records of Local Artist & Musician, Katayoon

Today we hear from local artist and musician Katayoon, who is screening a new video at The Lido this month.

New Zealand Wine Documentary “A Seat at the Table” Set to Screen During VIFF

The new flick by David Nash and Simon Mark-Brown looks inspiring and relatable to anyone working in BC's wine trade.

Chef Angus An’s ‘Freebird Chicken Shack Softly Opens Today in Chinatown

If you smell something new and amazing in Chinatown today it's probably this new spot tucked away inside Chinatown House.

That Time We Matched Fred Herzog’s Iconic Photo Locations to the Present Day…

Local photographer Fred Herzog passed away earlier this week. Five years ago, he inspired my son and I to go on a hunt.

How To Cook Vancouver

We Tried to Make Les Faux Bourgeois’ Delicious Salade Niçoise at Home

In the latest edition of How to Cook Vancouver, Maciel does her very best to recreate a standout starter from the Fraserhood.

Getting to Know East Van by Exploring Its History

Later this month you can get intimate with ten of the neighbourhood's most interesting buildings.

Basement ‘Boogie Van’ Ready to Rock in Railtown

Take a look inside Chef Stu Irving's new 50 seat hideaway in Railtown and watch out for the levitating skeleton king...

Via Tevere Crew Opening Plant-Based Pizzeria on Main Street This Winter

The as-yet-unnamed restaurant will serve about a dozen plant-based, wood-fired pies after a three month renovation.

Downlow Burgers Ready on Main Street

The highly anticipated burger concept (previously a Mondays-only pop-up at Downlow Chicken Shack) is finally good to go.

The View From Your Window #200

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

The Dishes

Shaun Layton Does ‘The Dishes’

15 Places

The co-owner of Como Taperia takes us on a whirlwind tour of his favourite places to eat and drink around Vancouver.

There’s a Special Place for Ping’s Cafe in Vancouver’s Restaurant Graveyard

This short-lived Japanese yoshuku-style comfort food restaurant was a little ahead of its time in Mt. Pleasant.

On Baking Without Ego and Smoking Flour With Ubuntu Canteen’s Myra Maston

In this short Q&A, we track the talented baker's career from East Coast dishpit wrangler to Fraserhood bread honcho.

Long Before St. Lawrence Came Along, There Was a Little Butcher Shop…

Long before 269 Powell St. was home to its current tenant, it was Big Lou's, which closed under strained circumstances.

The Dishes

Doing ‘The Dishes’ With Samantha Fawcett

11 Places

The co-owner / manager of Egg & Co. takes us on a whirlwind tour of her favourite places to eat and drink around Vancouver.

‘Downlow Smash’ Opening Soon on Main St.

The much loved burger pop-up is getting a permanent location inside The American at 926 Main St. starting in September.

Pallet Coffee Roasters Set to Expand

The local coffee company is moving its roasting operations to Railtown and growing its commissary in Hastings-Sunrise.

You Should Know About the Upcoming Mount Pleasant Heritage Walking Tour

History enthusiasts should take note that on Sunday, August 18th, the Heritage Vancouver Society will put on some walking shoes...

Prototype Coffee Ready in Strathcona

The 1,300 sqft microroastery and cafe from former Revolver Coffee manager Matt Johnson is now open at 883 E. Hastings St.

Opening Day Approaches at ‘Flourist’

The new 50 seat bakery and cafe from Janna Bishop and Shira McDermott is coming together nicely at 3433 Commercial Street.