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Spot Prawn Contest with Edible Canada

Hello, Spot Prawn Season! We had an unforgettable seafood night on Granville Island, and you can too! This year, Spot Prawns are on Edible Canada’s secret menu – you’ve got to request them in advance, so Edible Canada can “serve them kicking.” (Not literally, but if you know a thing or two about Spot Prawns, you’ll […]

[CONTEST] Avocado Toast with Vancouver TheatreSports

While many know Granville Island as a foodie destination, the area is also Vancouver's hub for arts and theatre. We've partnered with our neighbours at Vancouver TheatreSports to give away 2 tickets for an evening of laughter featuring VTSL's newest improv show, Avocado Toast! 

The Foodie Hit List – Dine Out Vancouver 2018

It’s the 2018 Dine Out Vancouver Festival in Vancouver and you’ve got 300+ restaurants and events to choose from. From Best Budget Pick to Most Intriguing Menus, get our Top Picks here!

The Ultimate List of 2017 Vancouver Christmas Events

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 […]

Travellers’ Guide to Rainy Days in Vancouver

Rainy day in Vancouver? Check out our Top 5 Recommendations for the best things to do, see, and eat on a blustery Vancouver day.

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 […]

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