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Vancouver Asian Film Festival

Nov 1, 2012
Canada’s oldest Asian film fest hits its Sweet 16 with four days of screenings, industry events, and—especially—guest appearances by directors and cast. Standouts include opening film Daylight Savings, sequel to last year’s popular Surrogate Valentine; and closing film White Frog, a coming-of-age story featuring a who’s who of young actors including Tyler Posey (star of Teen Wolf) and Harry Shum Jr. (Mike Chang from Glee).

Vancouver Restaurant Awards 2011

The culinary heart of the city shifted toward Gastown, and it became clear that quality casual food is what most diners were seeking in a post-recession economy. Small wonder that this year’s winners include lots of upstarts among the perennial favourites

published May 1, 2011

Vancouver Restaurant Awards 2010

Our panel of 19 experts judged scores of rooms to determine the best restaurants in and around Vancouver. They recognized both established rooms and upstarts that have made a virtue of the new economy

published Jun 1, 2010

East-West Market

Aptly named grocery stocks Asian pantry staples—and basic curries and marinades for the uninitiated—and quality brands of western foods like Bob’s Red Mills cereals and B.C. cheeses. Fresh local produce is abundant and well priced.

T & T Supermarket

For all things Asian, T&T is the top of the heap. Check out the deli for sushi and hot Asian take-home, peruse the produce section for exotic international imports, don’t forget to stock up on staples—rice, noodles, and the freshest geoduck, crab, and seafood chosen live from the tank. Shop in-store or order online.