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Vancouver Drinking Guide 2009

Everything you need to know about cocktail culture, bar food, the best places to get a glow on—and what bartenders are really saying about your bad behaviour
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Shannon Mendes

Everything you need to know about cocktail culture, bar food, the best places to get a glow on—and what bartenders are really saying about your bad behaviour

Bartenders Tell All
We asked a number of the city's bartenders to dish on pet peeves, customer do's and don'ts, bizarre stories, and hair-raising gratuities. For instance...

Five Great Cocktails
Our BarFly columnist, Neal McLennan, suggests a few of the city's best classic cocktails

Another Round?
One good drink deserves another. Turn a night out into a proper bar crawl with these neighbourhood itineraries

Best Wine Lists
Drink editor Christina Burridge on the city's most interesting wine lists—and a bottle to try from each

Best Bar Snacks
Forget the salted peanuts (and enough with the truffled popcorn). Chris Gonzalez suggests a dozen killer bar snacks to take the edge off

Best Seasonal Brews
Rich with Christmas cake fruit and gingerbread spices, winter ales are like hot-water bottles for the soul. Here's a six-pack's worth of our faves

A Night at the Roxy
The secret behind Vancouver's most enduring nightclub

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This is a nice guide. I would love to go to all the places you suggested when I go to the city. It would be really nice to go and have fun, meet new people and experience great food as well.
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by beckyletters on Jan 6 2012 at 6:25 AM

I missed this,.. You need to have a Vancouver Drinking Guide 2010.

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by kickmoko on Apr 27 2010 at 12:10 PM

you dont want to drink too much :)
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by yokozuna on Apr 20 2010 at 11:12 PM

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by Elley Kioa on Apr 20 2010 at 7:28 PM

Stores are divided into multiple categories of stores which sell a selected set of goods or services. Usually they are tiered by target demographics based on the disposable income of the shopper. They can be tiered from cheap to pricey. Some shops sell second-hand goods. acoustic guitar||Buy sound system Often the public can also sell goods to such shops. In other cases, especially in the case of a nonprofit shops, the public donates goods to these shops, commonly known as thrift stores in the USA or charity shops in the UK surplus stock.

by sattu on Apr 12 2010 at 11:54 PM

Stores are divided into multiple categories of stores which sell a selected set of goods or services. Usually they are tiered by target demographics based on the disposable income of the shopper. They can be tiered from cheap to pricey. Some shops sell second-hand goods. acoustic guitar||Buy sound system Often the public can also sell goods to such shops. In other cases, especially in the case of a nonprofit shops, the public donates goods to these shops, commonly known as thrift stores in the USA or charity shops in the UK surplus stock.

by sattu on Apr 12 2010 at 11:53 PM

Vancouver is a fantastic place for food lovers. There are hundreds of things one can enjoy dining here. All types of local and international cuisines are available namely few great foods are: Barbecue Pork, the Beef Jerky, Portuguese Egg tarts, Caramel Apple, Loco Limonada, Jamaican Lager, Horchata and Lamb popsicles
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by john14 on Mar 3 2010 at 7:49 AM

I forwarded this post to a friend who was planning to go to the Vancouver Winter Olympics and she is still there right now extending her stay after the closing ceremony. I hope this guide helped her. I can't wait for her to update me when she goes back.

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by KrisBall on Mar 2 2010 at 12:27 PM

Love this magazine! Full of guides that will make your night life more colorful! Lots of tips and great places to hang out with friends.
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by gloriavnhs46 on Feb 28 2010 at 2:10 AM

Vancouver Magazine Check out our Drinking Guide 2009, where you'll find everything you need to know about cocktail culture..
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by judas123 on Feb 14 2010 at 9:54 AM

This is quite a helpful guide for the locals or visitors to Vancouver. I have many of my friends coming to visit in the coming months from different countries and was wondering if they will need any sort of medical insurance or travel health insurance to visit or stay here in Canada for an extended time? Any thoughts, comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

by Shirley on Feb 10 2010 at 9:10 AM

Awesome guide to the great night life in our city. Add all the great bands offering free music downloads at the live shows and it's a fun time on the town.

by jillw on Feb 9 2010 at 12:30 PM

Interesting tips and very cool places to visit. Thank you so much for tuning us into the scene. Those visiting Vancouver this holiday season will definitely have fun if they are lucky enough to read this. casino en ligne

by Mike Rochefort on Dec 16 2009 at 3:28 AM