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.

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.

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.

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.

New Wine Bar Coming Soon to Strathcona

VV Wine Bar & Lounge will open before the summer is through at the foot of the new Strathcona Village condo complex.

The View From Your Window #195

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

Prototype Coffee Opening Soon in Strathcona

The new cafe and roastery is coming to us from Matt Johnson, who was previously the manager at Gastown's Revolver.

Registration for OH Studio’s Hanami Bento Picnic Workshop Now Open

In this special edition of the popular two-part workshop, participants will get to enjoy feasting amidst blooming sakura.

The Strathcona Neighbourhood Institution That Turns 100 This Summer

“I need to make a stop at Benny’s on my way so I can get some olive oil and a grilled prosciutto sandwich...”

Container Brewing Opening Soon in Strathcona

The new 4,400 sqft brewery is expected to launch this summer at 1216 Franklin Ave. with a 67 seat tasting lounge.

We Want This Parisian Live/Work Situation Here in Vancouver

We'd happily take this three bedroom house / workshop near the Rue des Martyrs if we could set it up here in Strathcona...

Massive Consignment Warehouse Sale Going Down in Strathcona This Week

On November 2 and 3, the beautiful Werklab space will be transformed into an epic clothing shopping experience.

The Stretch of Road That Helps Feed Vancouver Every Day

"I wonder what will happen when the viaducts come down and Produce Row sees its traffic increased by a billion percent..."

Remember This Short-Lived Little Vegetarian Wine Bar on the Edge of Chinatown?

Today we inter the tiny, 20 seat vegetarian restaurant known as The Parker into Vancouver's Restaurant Graveyard.

Take a Look Inside Hunnybee Bruncheonette, Now Open on Chinatown’s Edge

The new restaurant from the crew behind Gastown's The Birds and The Beets officially opened this morning at Union & Gore.

The Eastside Flea is Reopening in its New Digs This Weekend

The Flea will be back in full-swing mode kicking off this Friday (Sept 21) night in their brand new, bigger and better setup in Strathcona.

Designing a Better-Looking Weed Future With Local Lifestyle Brand, Studio A-Ok

Chill out and learn more about the local brand aiming to steer the design of cannabis culture into the future in this Q & A.

New Cafe ‘The Garden’ Now Open in Strathcona

Anna McMillan, Rheanna Miller and Kirsten Kennedy's new 16 seat cafe and store launched at 868 East Hastings this morning.

Celebrated Brewery Within a Brewery Added to Craft Beer Atlas of Vancouver

Superflux regularly cuts through the craft beer scene clutter with the quality of their beers and their consistently attractive branding.

The Rock ‘N Roll Reality of Being Local Photographer, Mandy-Lyn

One of Vancouver's most interesting young artists talks life, work, inspiration, past and future in this long read interview.

The Odd Little Strathcona Eatery We Really Wish Was Still Around

Dunlevy Snackbar opened in 2010 and transitioned from coffee and baked goods to cocktails and Korean pancakes. It closed in 2015

New Concepts ‘Hunnybee Bruncheonette’ and ‘Soap’ to Land at Union & Gore in September

The Birds & The Beets team is up to something new and very interesting - a convertible concept - in the old Roost location.

New ‘Tight Club’ Video an Inspiring Fit for First Day of Summer

Tight Club's Keighty Gallagher just sent us a cool short video that immediately made us want to get outside and move.

‘The Garden’ to Launch in Strathcona This Summer

Long-time friends are opening a new cafe and bakery in the brand new building at 868 East Hastings St.

Aspiring and Serious Art Collectors Get Ready for the Annual ‘Parker Art Salon’ in East Van

Head to 1000 Parker Street Studios for a three-day long event of unique, salon-inspired art for the full spectrum of art-lovers.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler if Our Anarchists Filled Our Pot Holes (Like They Do in Portland)

Portland anarchists decided to radically intercede where their city had failed them, taking direct action to the streets, literally.

Upcoming ‘Eastside Studios’ to Add 25 Communal & Private Artist Spaces to Strathcona

The folks behind Eastside Flea have secured a 20,000 sqft building on Prior St. and hope to have its studios ready for occupation by May 1st.

The Vancouver Park with the ‘Hobo Jungle’ Past

Before it was a magnet to beer league baseball players and dog walkers, this green space was home to a dump and a homeless camp.