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43 Unique Christmas Gift Ideas

For mom, dad, him and her, here are 43 unique Christmas gift ideas to get you inspired 1. A 12h hot-cold waterbottle that’s as trendy as you are A non-leaking wonder by S’well Bottle. Sadly, not dishwasher-friendly S’well- $35-55 Find this gift in Vancouver: Delish General Store – Granville Island 2. A substitute for plastic […]

Best Gastown Restaurants: Meat and Bread

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 […]

Best Gastown Restaurants: Tuc Craft Kitchen

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 […]

Best Gastown Restaurants: Purebread

  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 […]

FIRST LOOK: Ono Raw Bar Opens in Gastown

  Update: December 2016 – Ono Raw Bar is now closed. The space now holds Bao Down Snack Bar!  It’s a curious case, Gastown. In a city known for unparalleled seafood, Asian flare, and sushi on every block, the presence of Japanese cuisine is surprisingly scarce in Vancouver’s historic neighbourhood. When Gastown restaurant staple, Cork […]

18 Coffee Houses Later: JJ Bean’s Newest Location

Stunning as ever, JJ Bean’s newest location preserves the original 1913 architecture of the Labour Temple on Dunsmuir and Richards St in Downtown Vancouver Wishing a big congratulations to the JJ Bean team on their newest downtown home! The space is clean and calm; a serene combination of old and new. With chairs, bar stools, […]

January 30: Celebrate Tacofino’s 1 Year Anniversary

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 […]

Unique Travel Gifts for the Holidays

With Christmas just around the corner, our Holiday Gift Guide is handier than ever! For those who love to adventure, here are our top picks for unique travel gifts. ******************************* Unique Travel Gifts for the Holidays ACCESSORIES | Backpacks & Travel Necessities Herschel Supply Co. Herschel Supply Co’s backpacks, passport holders, wallets and amenity bags […]

Seafood Series: Best Salmon in Vancouver

Seated on the Pacific Ocean, it’s no surprise that Vancouver is known for some of the best seafood in the world. We were inspired to create a Seafood Series for the readers of our Vancouver food blog, and so far, we’ve covered the best places for: Oysters, Tuna and Fish and Chips. Yet, if there’s […]

How to: Dine Out Vancouver like a Champion

Hi Foodies! If you live in or around Vancouver, you’ve probably heard that one of our favourite activities is returning to the city this month: Dine Out Vancouver! In a nutshell, Dine Out Vancouver is Canada’s largest food and drink festival, hosted over 17 days. Though the festival is focused around restaurants and food-centric events, […]

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