Craft Beer Vancouver

33 Acres Brewing 33 Acres of Audrey (Drink of the Week)

Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood, located southeast of downtown, has become a craft beer hub in the past few years. Josh Michnik founded local leader 33 Acres Brewing Co. on a bucolic side street in...
Dumplings Richmond

R&H Chinese Food Xiao Long Bao (Dose of Vitamin P)

Considering Richmond, British Columbia, may be North America’s foremost hotbed for Chinese cuisine, it’s inevitable that people find great versions of one of China’s most famous dishes: xiao long bao. Better yet, unlike in...
Chinese Food Richmond

Lido Restaurant Pineapple Bun (Food of the Week)

The pineapple bun is one of the best foods that doesn’t deliver on the name. This legendary Hong Kong item features a fluffy bun topped with a layer of egg, flour, sugar, and if...
Hotel Vancouver Island

Sooke Harbour House: Hyper Local Food on Vancouver Island

In the mid ’90s, when my interest in restaurants was just coming into focus, my fingers would routinely flip through Zagat’s New York City guide, the New York Times dining section and an increasingly...
Hamburger Vancouver

Refuel [CLOSED]

Heading to Vancouver, it was less important to eat at specific restaurants than it was to experience certain types of food. Considering the location, demographics and prior experiences, seafood, locally inspired and Asian cuisine...
Distillery British Columbia

Pemberton Distillery: Finding Spirited Uses for Potatoes in B.C.

In the early Oughts, brothers Tyler and Jonathan Schramm were figuring out what to do with excess potatoes from British Columbia’s “Spud Valley” that didn’t fit supermarket criteria and it hit them: potato vodka....