The 2017 Vancouver Christmas Market brings European holiday magic to the city Written by: Cecilia Ryan & Joyce Chua Sprawled over Jack Poole Plaza, the 8th annual Vancouver Christmas Market dazzles on Vancouver’s waterfront. The snow-capped North Shore mountains provide a picture-perfect backdrop as you wander the glittering Christmas village. Get lost amongst the rows […]
Something to do, something to eat. That’s how we built our 2017 list of 45 Vancouver Christmas events, foods, and activities! If you’re looking to get in the holiday spirit, you’ll love the variety of Vancouver Christmas events that take over the city. From craft fairs to cozy beverages, holiday markets to festive tours, here’s […]
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 […]
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 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Chef Tobias shares the recipe behind the Falafel Veggie Bowl at Edible Canada on Granville Island. It's a labour of love!
With his colourful career path, entrepreneurial spirit, and fervid passion for food, Eric Pateman might just be the most interesting man in Canada.
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