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The Easiest, Most Meaningful Christmas Celebration You Could Plan for Your Team

Is it that time of year already? No sooner do the summer barbecues start dwindling before you’re thinking ahead to December. And one of the biggest items on your agenda is planning the Christmas celebration for your team. There are many ways to make this tradition happen. Most of them involve a lot of logistical […]

8 Super-Fun Things to do on Granville Island

There are so many reasons why 10.5 million people come to visit this magical, nostalgic, creativity-rich peninsula known as Granville Island each year. We’re listing only 8 of them. Whether you’re a Vancouver local or a tourist from out of town, there’s nothing quite like a day spent on Granville Island. The fact that this […]

Our Short & Sweet Local’s Guide to Granville Island

Granville Island is pure magic. The magic comes from its waterfront vibes, from its potent artistic community, from quirks like its neighborhood of floating homes and quaint pleasures like its Public Market. We count ourselves lucky to be immersed in that magic every day. Did you know that over 10 million people visit Granville Island […]

How to Have the Best Dim Sum Experience Imaginable in Metro Vancouver

We’ve been writing a lot about dim sum lately, and honestly, it’s very easy to be inspired by this dish, the ultimate Chinese comfort food. There are so many variations on this traditional Chinese dumpling that you could spend a lifetime exploring its gooey, crispy, saucy, savoury, sweet, and sour possibilities. But when it comes […]

The 4 Best Dim Sum Restaurants in Metro Vancouver’s Dumpling Trail

The 4 Best Dim Sum Restaurants in Metro Vancouver’s Dumpling Trail What is it about dim sum? These savoury dumplings could be stuffed with pork, chicken, lamb, beef, or vegetables. They could be boiled, steamed, fried, or baked. No matter how they’re prepared, they pack bite-sized punches of pure comfort food bliss. No wonder one […]

Is Richmond the Best Place for Chinese Food in North America?

When we read this New York Times article about Richmond, BC’s Asian cuisine scene, we were like, “Yup, exactly!” The article, which claims that Richmond’s Asian food is the best in North America, is a straight-up love letter to the city’s dim sum, Chinese barbeque, bubble tea, and stir fries. The fact is, Richmond does have […]

Our Guide to the Best of the Richmond Night Market 

Article written by Daray Lei Ever been to an Asian-style night market? The idea is to immerse yourself in a multisensory world of food, performances, and games—it’s playtime on a whole other level. Nurtured by a thriving immigrant community, the Richmond Night Market is a classic example of this extremely fun tradition. In fact, it’s […]

3 Reasons Why Richmond is the New Authentic Chinatown

There’s a city that’s a half hour Skytrain ride from Vancouver, BC, called Richmond—but you know what it deserves to be called? Metro Vancouver’s new Chinatown. And there are three reasons why. First, it’s where ethnically Chinese people live. Because of that, it’s where the Chinese language and culture truly flourishes. And, finally, it boasts […]

How to Plan a Team Lunch That’s Totally Worth Your Effort

Planning a team lunch for your Vancouver-based organization? We bet there’s part of you that’s going, “This feels like a lot of work just to have mountains of pasta salad leftover and everybody participating reluctantly.” And you know what? You’re not wrong. But also…don’t give up just yet! Before you get too invested in doing […]

The Top 12 Team Building Activities in Vancouver

Businesses everywhere are looking for ways to bring their teams together. In the era of the “new workplace” we have hybrid work, difficulty attracting & retaining talent, and an ever-growing awareness of workplace mental health. Businesses are dealing with unique challenges as we dip our toes into a post-pandemic world. No wonder so many workplaces […]

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