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It’s Thursday at 1 p.m. in Maui, and that means it’s happy hour. Well, not officially—but every hour is happy hour when you’re on vacation, right? Stretched out on deck chairs...
Yes, we know--as soon as you land in Hawaii, you're probably going to want to have a mai tai. But once you've got that out of the way, there's plenty more to explore on Maui's...
What’s the difference between a stout and a porter? What food goes well with a Berliner Weisse beer? Mirella Amato lays out the basics in her new book Beerology: Everything You...
Indulging in a scoop of something cold and sweet is one of summer’s greatest pleasures, and the lineups outside Bella Gelateria (1001 West Cordova Street) point to something good...
Wouldn’t it be nice to spend the summer strolling through the markets of Paris? Or perhaps you’d prefer to lounge under a beach umbrella on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. If...
Kitsilano’s  Hapa Izakaya (1516 Yew Street) has made some changes to take advantage of its prime location across the street from Kits Beach. The Japanese spot has rebranded itself...
Tickets for the second annual Whistler Village Beer Festival go on sale today (June 5). The festival, which has expanded to four days this year, takes place from September 11-14...
If you find yourself near Main and Terminal, there’s a new place to grab a quick meal. Kobob Burger (1019 Main Street) is a stylish takeout joint with a few counter seats and a...
In person, Ruth Reichl speaks the way she writes in her memoirs. When the Georgia Straight asks over a morning coffee at a Vancouver hotel what she thought of dinner the night...
A sunny patio makes good beer taste even better, and so it was last Saturday (May 31) at Darby's Public House in Kitsilano. As part of Vancouver Craft Beer Week, the Rare Brews...

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