‘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.

Getting Olfactory With Local Artist and Perfumer, Megan Hepburn

You can sniff out the creator of Cracher dans la soupe Parfum at three Vancouver craft fairs this November and December.

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.

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.

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.

Inside the Fraserhood’s New Egg & Co.

The new 60 seat brunch restaurant softly opened yesterday morning at 4245 Fraser Street (formerly Escobar).

Zocalo Modern Cantina Now Open in the Fraserhood’s Old Crowbar Space

Beyond the food concept and ownership, not much has changed inside the good-looking 30 seater at 646 Kingsway.

Fraserhood’s Spooky Dark Manor Inn to Close

The haunted house-themed restaurant and bar from the owner of The Shameful Tiki Room will host its final service on July 7th.

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.

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.

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...

We Tried to Make Savio Volpe’s Awesome Kale Salad at Home (with Delicious Results)

Maciel Pereda's "How To Cook Vancouver" series continues with something so delicious it probably shouldn't good for you (but it is)...

We Found a Deliciously Weird Gourmet Facsimile of the McRib in East Vancouver

Chef Brodie Nutbrown is serving up something special at Bells and Whistles. We just hope it's not here for "a limited time".

Ubuntu Canteen Coming to The Fraserhood

The forward-thinking, kid-friendly 38 seater will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner at 4194 Fraser Street.

Shameful Tiki Crew to Get Spooky With New Spot

The Dark Manor Inn is a 60 seat haunted-mansion inspired restaurant and bar opening soon at 4298 Fraser Street.

Five Years Ago This Week on the Day Before the Launch of Los Cuervos

For our Throwback Thursday entry this week we look back at the start of Los Cuervos, the irreverent cantina at 603 Kingsway.

Green Grocer ‘Nada’ Nears Launch in East Van

Remember the awesome Zero Waste Market pop-ups in Kitsilano? This new East Van "green" grocer is the brick and mortar result.

Exactly How Bad is the Restaurant Name ‘Escobar’?

We put together a list of the worst restaurant names in Vancouver's history to see how the poorly considered "Escobar' measures up.

On Protesting Lame Restaurant Names and Loving Korean Cubano Sandwiches

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds pots smoothies and a lack of diversity in restaurant criticism.

Eating the Historical Significance of East Van’s Fabulous ‘Fat Stevens’ Sandwich

This sandwich disappeared into lore and legend only to become bigger, stronger and just a little bit better upon its glorious return.

The Dishes

Savio Volpe’s Paul Grunberg Does ‘The Dishes’

8 Places

The award-winning restauranteur maps out his picks for some of Vancouver's very best food and drink.

Imagining This Modern Mexican-Themed Stunner of a Restaurant at Fraser & Broadway

The gorgeous, heavily detailed ATX Cocina can be found in downtown Austin, Texas, but we'd prefer it a little closer to home...

East Van’s Harlow Atelier to Transform Into ‘December Kids Market’

Skip the mall and shop a tasteful assortment of locally made kids stuff while sipping hot beverages on December 16th.

Feasting on pre-Hong Kong Handover Chinese Food on Fraser Street

Eating the same dishes Chinese-Canadians commonly enjoyed in Vancouver long before the British relinquished sovereignty of Hong Kong.

Osteria Savio Volpe on Hunt for Hard-Working Cooks

Dissecting this Amazing All-Day Breakfast Burger’s Deliciousness

It's tempting to think of this as a burger-centric take on a super-sized Sausage McMuffin meal, but it's so much more than that.

Opening Soon

Now Open and Wicked Delicious in the Fraserhood: Bells and Whistles

As the NHL season opener nears, the Fraserhood welcomes a new, sports-inspired eatery that scores points on every level.