Join the Fresh Roots Schoolyard Harvest At-Home Edition Dinner, August 13th

Find out what to expect from this year's event and read a short Q&A with collaborating Chefs TJ Conwi and Natasha Sawyer.

TRACK & FOOD PODCAST // Making Sense of Weird Times With Leticia Castro of The Diamond

In our 50th episode, we get down to brass tacks with one of the most respected and hard-working hospitality professionals in Vancouver.

Questions Big, Small and Pressing with Local Designer and Musician, Isabelle Dunlop

In this Q&A, the local polymath fields our random rapid-fire questions while also addressing the impact of Covid-19.

Katharine Manson Shares Her Definitive Records

The founder of Manson Communications scoured her collective 3,000+ vinyl collection to pick her three favourite records...

The Dishes

Jesse Neate Does ‘The Dishes’

11 Places

We ask Jesse Neate, Retail Operations Leader for JJ Bean, to take us on a personal culinary tour of Vancouver…

Six Questions With Concert Pianist and Creative Collaborator, Annie Yim

For her March 10th concert at the Fox Cabaret, Annie is set to perform The Poet Speaks: From Debussy to Pärt.

Getting Up Close and Personal With the Work of Local Artist, Cara Guri

The local artist details the mental and physical processes of creating her fantastically photorealistic yet surreal paintings.

3 Places

Toasting the Bees With Local Bartender and Activist, Max Curzon-Price

Max Curzon-Price has been challenging bartenders around the world to join his campaign for pollinator sustainability.

Catching Up With Restaurateur Brandon Grossutti After Seven Years of PiDGiN

His French-Asian restaurant's 2013 arrival in Gastown was no soft landing but seven years later it's a different story.

On Overthinking and Getting Gritty with Zimt Chocolates Founder, Emma Smith

We recently caught up with the forward-thinking businesswoman to learn more about developing an ethical vegan candy business.

Tracking the Colourful Learning Curve of Local Artist / Activist Sandeep Johal

At the upcoming PechaKucha Vol. 51 (March 12th at the Vancouver Playhouse), she'll be taking the stage to expound on her creative process.

Meet Allan Cukier, Head Brewer of Vancouver Island’s Imminent Ucluelet Brewing Co.

Opening day for the highly anticipated brewery is set for Friday, February 14th with a special evening launch from 5-10pm.

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With Rachelle Goudreau of Strathcona’s VV Tapas Lounge

9 Places

This week we put our Picking Grapes questions to the Sommelier / Manager at a popular East Hastings wine bar.

Getting to Know Shawn Dalton, the Talent Behind BC’s Own Marrow Vermouth

We recently had the opportunity to speak with the fellow behind Penticton's creative Marrow Vermouth brand.

The Dishes

Brian Grant Does ‘The Dishes’

14 Places

In the latest edition of The Dishes, Resurrection Spirits co-founder Brian Grant takes us around town to his favourite food/drink spots.

On Soaring Inspirations and Grounding Words of Advice With Artist Tara Lee Bennett

With her personal art practice, the co-founder of THRIVE Art Studio hones in on the beautiful and non-trivial minutiae of life...

The Commercial Drive Restaurateur Who Once Kept a Bottle of Wine as a Pet

Van Doren Chan is a veteran of Vancouver's hospitality scene and the FOH force behind the critically acclaimed Ugly Dumpling restaurant.

Deciphering Disembodied Hands and Symbolic Birds With Local Artist Meg Keetley

The local artist-slash-activist explains the themes and ideas inspiring her artwork in this short but in-depth interview.

Getting ‘Beastly’ With Local Artist Paige Bowman

Get up close with some of Paige's creatures by heading to the Slice of Life Gallery's Holiday Market, happening daily until December 15.

The Music That’s Always in the Ears of Local Designer and Drummer, Zoe Fuhr

This week we pick the musical brain of the drummer for local band Frankiie, who is also the talented designer behind Fuhr & Co.

How One Self-Care Ritual Blossomed Into a Unique Local Business for Reiko Katayama

Katayama's beautiful WA MOGA 29 floral creations will be available at the Got Craft? Holiday Market, December 7-8.

Vancouverites

Meeru Dhalwala on Family, Business and Staying Inspired for 25 Years at Vij’s

Michelle Sproule sits down with the co-owner of Vij's as the restaurant celebrates 25 years of delicious creativity.

On Funny Fruit and Inspirational Bus Rides With Local Artist, Hiller Goodspeed

Through comical anecdotes, clever observations and personal moments of unfiltered introspection, Goodspeed's quirky illustrations draw us in.

Getting Playful with Visiting Artist and Colourful Rebel, Frances Hahn

Frances is one of 30 participants in the 2nd Annual Krampusmarkt, happening at Strange Fellows Brewing on December 7th and 8th.

On Being a Crafty Kid and Painting Positivity With Local Artist Courtney Presber

Courtney talks about tackling her own climate change anxiety and advocating for a liveable planet, one hand-painted t-shirt at a time.

Vancouverites

On Drawing the Dark and Winding Path of Life with Local Artist Jamie Smith

Jamie's new "Collections" series of illustrations will be on display to the public during this year's Eastside Culture Crawl, November 14-17th.

Nine Questions With Local Rainwear Designer, Stephanie Schneider

Glasnost is a line of ethical raincoats and accessories that might actually turn your rainy weather dread into something like glee.

The Curve

How to Get Hooked on Fermentation With Chef Brad Hendrickson

From mustard to miso, the man behind Biota Fermentation shares his fermentation addiction.