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.

You Need to Try This Agnolotti Dish on Main Street

Chef Gus Stieffenhofer-Brandson is making a fancy facsimile of Mennonite pork sausage and dumplings at Published.

Don’t Miss the Fortune Food Fair In Chinatown on Sunday, January 26th

The Fortune Food Fair is a gathering of 7 local vendors offering everything from bao and dumplings to wonton and kimchi.

Pie Shoppe’s Stephanie French to Host Winter Pie Making Workshops

This is your last chance of the season to bank some killer pie-making skills before the Pie Shoppe sisters kick off their sabbatical.

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Harvest’s Aromatic Curry Noodle Special

While everything about this dish is comforting, it's really the aroma that seals it. Stick your face over this beautiful thing and breathe.

Remembering a Charming Fraserhood Restaurant That Was Doomed From the Start

It is a cruel facet of the human experience that sometimes young, well-loved restaurants close before their time...

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.