It’s 9:00am and the Granville Island Public Market has just opened. You’ve got to love the hum of a market in the morning. There is rhythm, routine, a hint of excitement for what the day may hold. Days at Lee’s Donuts begin around 5:30am, when the Master Donut Makers arrive to prep the day’s dough. […]
“The most talented and diversely gifted meat makers in North America.” – The New York Times on Oyama Sausage Company Oyama Sausage Company’s petit charcuterie stand is the busiest shop in the Granville Island Public Market. John and Christine Van de Lieck are 5th generation charcuterie makers with a passion for top-quality products and genuine […]
We might not eat fish and chips all the time, but when we do, we want them to be perfect.
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Meat and Bread $$ | Sandwich Shop 370 Water St | 604-566-9003 Meat and Bread is an Official Tasting Partner on our Gastronomic Gastown Tour! There are some people who just get it right. They are the masters of their craft and they know their market. When it comes to food, these people recognize that […]
Tuc Craft Kitchen $$$ | CANADIAN 60 Cordova St | 604-559-8999 Tuc. As in the British saying, “to tuck in.” You’ll want to do exactly that with the Canadian seasonal menu at Tuc Craft Kitchen. But locals will tell you it’s equally “Tuc” as in “tucked away.” With a subtle façade on a quiet strip of Gastown, Tuc […]
Purebread $$ | BAKERY 159 W Hastings St | 604-563-8060 Five minutes inside Purebread and you’ll realize – bread makes people happy. And here, it’s not just bread. It’s a counter piled high with brownies, cookies, scones, cakes, and meringues bigger than your head. It’s a handmade, all-natural, fresh-baked heaven in Gastown and you’ve […]
On Sunday, March 20, 2016, bakeries around Vancouver will celebrate Macaron Day. The “Jour du Macaron” originated in Paris, France to mark the first day of Spring and as an occasion to raise funds for charity. In Vancouver, patisseries are proudly supporting charitable organizations like the BC Cancer Foundation, Covenant House, St. Paul’s Hospital and more. […]
This weekend, Granville Island hosts the annual Winterruption Festival – a celebration of arts, culture, food and music. Though the Winterruption itinerary looks impressive as ever, there’s one particular event that we like to think is (unofficially) headlining the gig: The Donut Spectacular at Lee’s Donuts. Featured on our Granville Island Market Tour, Lee’s Donuts is the […]
Clear your schedules, Foodies. Vancouver’s favourite fish tacos are 1/2 off this Saturday! That’s $3 for the best fish taco on the planet. Tacofino Gastown is celebrating their one year anniversary – their “Tacoversary” – on Saturday, January 30 and boy, we cannot wait! Tacofino first came to Vancouver via food truck and the city fell […]