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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...
The Sasquatch Stout from Chilliwack's Old Yale Brewing Co. has won the title Beer of the Year at the 12th annual Canadian Brewing Awards, given out in Fredericton, New Brunswick,...
Like life, spot prawn season is short and messy. So why not roll up your sleeves and dive in? This is the second year that the Donnelly Group has hosted a spot prawn boil, in...
If you don’t get down to Portland as often as you’d like and you miss that city’s Stumptown Coffee Roasters, fear not: you can get your fix in Vancouver. Lukes General Store sells...
Figuring out  which beer to pair with what food can be daunting. But some Vancouver chefs are making it easier. Five local chefs have collaborated with R&B Brewing Co. to...
Go on—give it a glug. In The Canadian Craft Beer Cookbook (Whitecap, $29.95), author David Ort not only suggests food-and-beer pairings but puts beer in most dishes. From...
As a certified cicerone (beer sommelier), Don Farion knows that many people don’t have much experience pairing food with beer. Sure, they may drink a light lager like Coors Light...
Nigel Springthorpe Co-owner, Alibi Room (157 Alexander Street), Brassneck (2148 Main Street) “I’m excited by just about anything Four Winds is doing lately,” says Nigel...
The seeds of your next getaway are often planted while you’re still on the road. Returning home from Portland by train, I gazed out the window as the tracks hugged Puget Sound in...
With so much emphasis on tradition in downtown Victoria—from the Parliament Buildings steeped in history to the Fairmont Empress Hotel steeped in Earl Grey tea—it’s easy to forget...

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