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Remembering the Restaurant That Made Vancouver Think It Had Officially Hit the Big Time

The coming of Market by Jean-Georges was a signal that our little town would soon join the ranks of the world's great food cities.

The Most Cursed Location in Vancouver Spat This Fine Restaurant Out In Only a Year

Previous to Ensemble, the space ate Piccolo Mondo, Saveur and Corner Suite Bistro De Luxe. After Ensemble, it swallowed others.

Inside a Ghostly Lumiere and DB Bistro, Still Empty 380 Days After Final Dinner Service

Seven years ago this week in April, 2012 I took a look inside two interconnected restaurants that once captivated Vancouver diners.

Dachi Launching Soon in Hastings-Sunrise

First timers Miki Ellis, Stephen Whiteside and Tyson Viteychuk are opening their new restaurant in the old Campagnolo Roma space.

Inside Verre, Coal Harbour’s Newest Restaurant

The new spot from first timers Matthew Fidler and chef Liam Breen launches December 10th at 550 Denman Street.

Dachi Ready on East Hastings

The new PNW-inspired restaurant officially opens in the old Campagnolo Roma space on Wednesday, December 19.

The Excellent West Side Restaurant Vancouver Somehow Let Slip Away

Daniel Boulud's DB Bistro Moderne opened in the midst of the 2008 financial meltdown and closed to the frustration of many in 2011.

Vancouver’s Restaurant Graveyard

With the help of many diners and restaurant industry veterans, we bring you this growing token of remembrance!

‘Nightingale’ Head Chef Phil Scarfone Details What Keeps Him Up At Night

That Time YVR’s Best Bartenders Battled With Bourbon At The Original Boneta

Spanish Tapas Joint “Cabrito” Set To Open On Commercial Drive In Early December

Remembering JC Poirier’s Deliciously Doomed Chow Restaurant On Granville Street

What’s In A Restaurant Name? Our Short List (20) Of The Oddest In Vancouver

Is The Best Burger In Vancouver At Hawksworth?

New Eatery “The Blacktail Florist” Ready To Bloom At The Gates Of Gastown

Tofino’s “Spotted Bear Bistro” Is On The Lookout For Staffers

DINER: New “Salt Tasting Room” Location In Kitsilano Now Softly Open On Broadway

DINER: Blood Alley’s Salt Tasting Room To Open New Location In Kitsilano Next Month

DINER: New Q4 Ristorante Taking Shape Inside Broadway’s Old DB Bistro & Lumiere

DINER: Corsi & Tsakumis Land DB/Lumiere Spots, Plan For New Wine Bar & Restaurant

“Ensemble” Chef/Owner Dale Mackay To Open 130 Seat “Tap” Pub In Early December

Opening Soon: First Look Inside Dale Mackay’s New “Ensemble”

DINER: Chef Dale Mackay Of “Ensemble” To Open Big New Pub Downtown This Winter

DINER: “Campagnolo Roma” Nears End Of Construction With Aim To Open Next Week

DINER: Sommelier Sebastien Le Goff Back In Vancouver To Work At The Cactus Club

Department of Tragedy: The Last Call At Broadway’s Lumiere & DB Bistro Moderne

POLL: What Circumstance(s) Led To The Closing Of Lumiere And DB Bistro Moderne?

West Broadway Icons “Lumiere” And “DB Bistro Moderne” To Close On March 13th

Scout Jobs: Opportunity At DB Bistro For Experienced Manager

“DB Bistro Moderne” Enters Fall With Six Deals On Six Nights…

Nathan Guggenheimer Up To Old Tricks With New Oyster Comp…

2nd Annual Guggenheimer Dog Gobble At Gastown’s Pourhouse

Blue Mountain And Friends Present A Feast For The Senses

Poll: Your Picks For The Top 10 Outstanding Patios In The City

Five “AAA” Diamonds Shine On West Broadway’s “Lumière”

Db Bistro Moderne To Continue “DINE OUT” Menus All Summer

10 Minutes With New “DB Bistro” Chef, Nathan Guggenheimer…

Nathan Guggenheimer Named New Chef de Cuisine At DB Bistro

Lumiere and Db Bistro Offering Special Olympic Hangover Menus

db Bistro Moderne & Lumière Both Score High ZAGAT Ratings

Db Bistro Moderne Given “Three Diamond” Rating By AAA/CAA

Chris González The New GM Of Lumière and db Bistro Moderne

Scout List: On Ravishing Beasts & Dinner At DB Bistro Moderne

Food Media Omnibus #537: World Press Dogpile Our Restaurants

Food Media Omnibus #536: Local And Foreign Gastro-Scribbles…

Chef Daniel Boulud In Town For Games, Holds Gold Up On Grouse

Boulud Hires Sebastien Le Goff – Ed Perrow To Run Uva & Cibo

How Many Weiners Can You Cram In Your Face In Just 5 Minutes?

In Case You’re Wondering Where We Think You Should Go Tonight

Scout Photos: Goodbye January We’re So Bummed To See You Go…

Vancouver’s Food Scene Written Up By Chris Johns For “Fashion”

All Scenes & Results From The Van Mag Restaurant Awards…

Inside The Keefer’s Superfly New Chinatown Penthouse Suite

Food Media Omnibus #526: On Mis Trucos Love And Wine Scandals

Vancouver’s Best Bartenders Let Loose With Beer And Booze

New Boutique Hotel To Launch “The Keefer Bar” In Chinatown…

Poll: Which Are You Pining For Most, “The Keefer” Or “Bao Bei”?

Food Media Omnibus #531: Local Restaurants Ripped & Reviewed

“What Vancouverites Want For Christmas” & A Peak At Scout 3.0

Five Things To Do With The Last “Official” Holiday Until April

Chocolate Guru Thomas Haas To Open Beside Lumiere & DB Bistro

Campagnolo & DB Bistro Named On Condé Nast’s 2009 “Hot List”

Twenty Questions At DB Bistro With Star Chef Daniel Boulud

Deals At DB Bistro Moderne and Lumiere

DB Bistro And The Dine Out Dogpile

db bistro moderne

Lumiere And DB Open Wednesday

New York Times Leads With The Econopalypse VS Daniel Boulud

First Look At The New Lumiere

The Dinner Of The Decade?

The Scout List: Lemonade And The Best Streets Without Cars

Second Look At R.TL

The Greatest Meal Ever Served In Vancouver

The Scout List: Watermark Part Deux And A Flock Of Seagulls

Ten Excuses For Cooks To Dislike Writers

DB Burger Awesomeness

Food Media Omnibus #261

Scout List: On The Bowerbirds & Tripping The Light Outdoors…

Q&A With Lumiere’s Dale Mackay



Poll: The Best New Restaurant

Food Media Omnibus: DB & Lumiere Love Fest

Food Media Omnibus #261

City’s Best Barkeeps Compete With Maker’s Mark At Boneta

Food Media: Wild Rice And All Things Nice

Restaurant Scene Report #873: New Reviews And Edible Intel

What The Best Restaurants Are Offering For Valentine’s Day