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Decades of Lee’s Donuts on Granville Island

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 Ultimate Guide to Oyama Sausage Company

“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 […]

Granville Island Giveaway with 604 Now

This week, we are delighted to collaborate with the king of Vancouver contests - 604now - to give away 2 tickets to the Granville Island Market Tour!

The Story of the Fresca Medici at JJ Bean Coffee

The Fresca Medici It’s our summer bliss.  Two feisty shots of espresso, a hint of honey and a kick of cocoa powder; it’s a concoction unique to Vancouver’s own, JJ Bean Coffee Roasters. For coffee lovers like us, the Fresca Medici is a stroke of ingenuity. It’s cold and refreshing, just a little bit sweet, […]

Inside the Mind of Mr. JJ Bean

JJ Bean Coffee. It’s everywhere that’s anywhere in Vancouver. To local coffee aficionados, JJ Bean’s locations are well-loved sanctuaries. Yet, to the untrained eye – the new arrival, the traveler – JJ Bean’s obvious presence might attract a wary eye. The feeling is only natural; authentic, local, family businesses don’t often come with 23 storefronts, especially […]

[ENTER TO WIN] Celebrating 12 Years of the Granville Island Market Tour

If You Crave… food that tells history, Sights with dramatic geography, and People who are proudly local… The Granville Island Public Market has it all Perched on Vancouver’s dramatic waterfront, Canada’s most famous Public Market houses 90 of Canada’s top artisans, from cheese mongers to florists, pasta makers, fruit stands, charcuterie shops and more. The market is full of […]

Recipe: Edible Canada’s Falafel Veggie Bowl

Chef Tobias shares the recipe behind the Falafel Veggie Bowl at Edible Canada on Granville Island. It's a labour of love!

8 Great Quotes: Eric Pateman on Canadian Cuisine

With his colourful career path, entrepreneurial spirit, and fervid passion for food, Eric Pateman might just be the most interesting man in Canada.

9 Ways You’ll Fall in Love with Gastown

It’s been ONE YEAR since we launched the Gastronomic Gastown Tour! We’ve always loved the history-rich and food-centric neighbourhood but we're officially smitten!

Now Open on Granville Island: Sen Pad Thai

[UPDATED May 4, 2017: Sen Pad Thai – a noodle shop by celebrated Vancouver chef, Angus An, is now open in Net Loft building on Granville Island] Sen Pad Thai opened this morning on Granville Island, and we stopped in for the first taste of Chef Angus’ newest creations! TAKE A LOOK AT SEN PAD […]

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