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.

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...

‘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.

Sometimes Joy Is Just a Simple Plate of Pickled Vegetables (and a Daiquiri)

The key that turns the ignition of your palate doesn't have to be complicated. Case in point: these pickled vegetables.

The View From Your Window #209

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

‘Old Bird’ Opening Soon on Main Street

The new Chinese street food restaurant and bar is launching in the recently closed Nomad address in Riley Park.

New Brick and Mortar Location of ‘Itsumo’ Now Open in Mount Pleasant

From textiles and tea accessories to writing and cooking tools, everything that's available in this store has a higher purpose.

In Conversation With Karen McAthy, Chef and Founder of Blue Heron Creamery

Topics of conversation in this Big Inteview include tasting grass, tinkering with bacteria, and the politics of food.

Sunja Link Details the Best Ways to Face the Winter Months Ahead (Literally)

The Main Street designer and businesswoman recommends her favourite local products to invest in this season.

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.

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 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.

‘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.

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...

The View From Your Window #197

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

33 Acres’ Interview With Sean Partlow of the ‘Back In Five’ Pop-Up

The latest community journal piece / film from 33 Acres focuses on Sean Partlow, who runs the Back In Five pop-up restaurant in Victoria

Inside ‘Published’ on Main Street

A recent visit to the upcoming West Coast contemporary restaurant revealed that construction is starting to accelerate.

You Need to Sniff Artist Megan Hepburn’s New Exhibition on Main Street

Her latest show is a collection of ‘olfactory objects’ and a painting created during recent residencies in Bulgaria and Vermont.

Iconic Mt. Pleasant Spot Gets a Name Change

A curious new entry on Google Maps inspired a neighbourhood history lover to learn about the formidable Gertrude Guerin.

3 Places

La Taqueria Develops Mexican-Style Beer With Main Street Brewing

The pinche taco shop is now serving its very own Mexican-style beer and it pairs beautifully with their carnitas and al pastor.

What It's Called When a Developer's Greed Helps Erase a Neighbourhood's Character

"Since it was re-zoned, the lower Main Street section of Mount Pleasant has seen a lot of Condo Creep coming up from Olympic Village..."

We Want This Badass Calette Custom Bike

In a perfect world, we'd spend our summer brewery hopping and beach commuting astride this tricked out Redline 925.

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.

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.

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.