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8½ To Open In The Soma Location Off Main

The new restaurant that will be going into the old Soma location (details) will be called 8½, after Frederico Fellini’s famous 1962 film of the same name. They take possession on April 1st, and hope to do a quick turnaround reno, opening just two weeks later.

I’ll have more details on the concept shortly…

Kitchen Table Expands to Chinatown: Take a Look Inside New Daytime Deli and Wine-Focused ‘Cantina Di Luigi’

Just a year after opening on E 12th Avenue, Mercato Di Luigi is expanding to Chinatown. The new flagship at 213 E Georgia St features a deli, in-house bakery, and 'Cantina Di Luigi,' a wine-focused restaurant offering evening dining inspired by Italian cantinas.

New Restaurant ‘Selene Aegean Bistro’ Slated to Open in Hastings-Sunrise

The fourth venture from the restaurant group behind Vancouver's popular Nammos Estiatorio, Loula's Taverna, and Ama Raw Bar, aims to open its latest concept this fall.

A Cornerstone of Strathcona Community Life is Reopening Under New Ownership

More than a shopping destination, the new Union Market will be a venue for slowing down and connecting.

Via Tevere’s New Main Street Location Opens May 15th!

The long-time Victoria Drive neighbourhood (and city-wide) favourite is set to migrate its antipasti and Neapolitan-style pizza game westward to a second location on Main Street next week.