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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...
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...

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