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There’s something about spring that propels people into action. It’s an optimistic season when everything gets better—days become longer, the weather warms up, and slim crocuses...
What’s new in Vancouver’s food scene? To find out, head to Hawkers Market this Saturday (March 29) at East Van Studios (870 East Cordova Street) from 6 p.m. till late. With the...
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Dining Out for Life, the annual hospitality-industry fundraiser for people affected by HIV/AIDS. On Tuesday (March 25), participating...
Food lovers in Vancouver frequently look to Portland with envy. The city is often cited as a model for food-cart and craft-beer culture. While growlers are a household word in...
It’s no contest, really. Year after year, Vij’s tops the category of best Indian restaurant in Vancouver in the Georgia Straight’s Golden Plate awards. Although some readers might...
When Stephanie Jaeger opened the Pear Tree Restaurant in Burnaby 17 years ago, she couldn’t help but take things personally. After all, her business was personal: it was her first...
If you're taking the Amtrak Cascades train down to Portland this month, you'll probably spend a good part of the trip looking outside at the scenery. But there is a bit of a fun...
When visiting Portland, it's fun to get out of downtown and explore the city's many laidback neighbourhoods. On a recent trip, I poked around the Central Eastside industrial area...
When Colin Howard chose to open his first restaurant last fall in Portland’s Central Eastside industrial district, he knew he was taking a risk. Located across the Willamette...
For those looking for a glass of wine and a bite to eat before a show at the Arts Club’s Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage (2750 Granville Street), there’s a new option in the...

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