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This week we put our Picking Grapes questions to the Wine Director at one of Vancouver's best restaurants.
Take a look inside Chef Stu Irving's new 50 seat hideaway in Railtown and watch out for the levitating skeleton king...
Long before 269 Powell St. was home to its current tenant, it was Big Lou's, which closed under strained circumstances.
The local coffee company is moving its roasting operations to Railtown and growing its commissary in Hastings-Sunrise.
The upcoming, Japanese-inspired coffee house and shojin ryori-style restaurant is coming together at 338 Powell Street.
Cuchillo owner/chef Stu Irving is building a new 50 seat lounge (inspired by his old, souped-up 1980s van) under his restaurant.
In the latest edition of How to Cook Vancouver, Maciel gives us a road map to recreating one of Vancouver's best desserts.
Scout recently met with the dancer at heart to pick her brain on the trajectory of her career and all things hospitality.
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.
The Mackenzie Room's kitchen maestro is concise yet poetic when describing the vastly different records that impacted his life.
I was able to tour the final stages of the restaurant's construction a couple of weeks before its launch in April 2014.
This fleeting treat is loaded with chunks of lobster, pickled beets, pickled cherry blossoms and flecks of shisho that cling to the rice.
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.
Spanish design firm Masquespacio created this beautifully colourful and tropical Japanese-meets-Brasilian sushi spot in Valencia.
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The room was littered with cardboard, unfilled menus, fresh bus pans and other bits of service detritus, but it looked very promising...
The Japanese-inspired 16 seat cafe and roastery will pair chef Kris Barnholden with Aubade Coffee maestro Eldric Stuart.
Kate Duncan’s Address is “an assembly of designer/makers, deeply dedicated to their craft presenting expertise and exceptional work.”
The annual festival in and around Oppenheimer Park offers up full plates of Japanese-Canadian arts, culture, and fabulous food.
This crisp and palate-cleansing beer is the perfect thirst-quencher for summertime picnics, BBQs or plain ol' day-drinking.
We love this unassuming Japantown eatery for its genuinely warm service and the delicious homestyle dishes it turns out, like this one.
What rain? The pre-batched Aperitivo Spritz at Railtown's award-winning Ask For Luigi is summertime in a bottle.
Everyone has expectations of what a good food and chips shop should be, but what if those expectations were messed with a little?
Valuing architectural history can sometimes mean incorporating ruins into new constructions, like this modern eatery in Mexico.
The sous vide salmon was wrapped in Berkshire pancetta. Get it while you still can!
We're crossing our fingers for Ichiran's eventual arrival in Vancouver, ideally somewhere in old Japantown.
Detailing the seven best restaurants in the neighbourhood, from the Alibi Room to St. Lawrence.
Our bellies are still a little full from the Powell Street Festival. Here's what we saw (and ate)...