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From mac ’n’ cheese to chocolate, the finalists in our Food category redefine comfort food.
Ski in the morning, kayak in the afternoon—the ultimate Vancouver lifestyle is reflected in the finalists for our Fitness category.
Bottoms up! We're raising a glass to our Drink category finalists.
The home front has never looked more beautiful, accessorized with the works of our Home category finalists.
They may not have a lot in common other than excellence: here are the finalists in our Wildcard category.
Custom suiting, wedding dresses, vintage-inspired lockets—our Style finalists demonstrate the breadth of our talented fashion industry.
We asked a dozen-plus of the city's top sommeliers to share their picks with us for some very specific scenarios, and oh boy, did they ever deliver.
#2: A licensed pop-up shop.
Our Fashion judge, Michelle Rizzardo, runs a Gastown shop that's a hub for creativity and community, so it's no surprise that many of her favourite spots in the city celebrate the same.
Joanne Sasvari loves a good vintage cocktail and early mornings at Granville Island Public Market.
When he's not tackling the North Shore Mountains, you'll find David Webb at New Brighton Park with his dog—or possibly at the counter at 33 Acres.
Calling all loved ones: these are our dream picks for Christmas 2018.
Here's what Vancouver's restaurant pros are adding to their wish lists.
Sweat pants you can wear to work, a dangerous yet impressive tool for the kitchen and snail sludge are just a few of the fun purchases our editors made with their wallets this month.
The restaurant festival Taste of Yaletown returns October 18 through 28—and we've got three gift cards burning a hole in our pocket.
Soak up some solid business acumen along with some all-star whiskies at the Be Wise speaker series and whisky-tasting night.
Pair doing good with a good time.
Celebrate the winery's birthday in style.
Five beers, five delicious dishes.
(Perhaps just a cheese fondue to dip it in as well.)
We asked the BCLDB director—and Master of Wine—to buy three bottles for just $100.
Because let's face it: we can't all be the Timberland-wearing, backpack carrying, sleep-on-the-mountain types.
Spring welcomes bright blooms, texture play and retro twists on old favourites.
From candy-hued shades to Judy Jetson frames—this is the year for anything-goes eyewear.
The L'Abattoir restaurant director (and VanMag's 2017 sommelier of the year) shares her top wine picks.
We go over the categories—and specific bottles—at the BCLDB to see where we're actually getting the best deal and which areas to avoid.
Step up your street style with fashion-forward sneaks and walking shoes.
Yeah...those are Yorkshire puddings stuffed with corned beef.
Join the city's top chefs—many of whom are Vancouver Community College alumni—to raise money for future students.
Embroidery, bold colour, bling! These elevated timepieces make a statement.
Because a day on the slopes works up one heck of an appetite.
We've teamed up with Earls sommelier David Stansfield to set up a tasting that will help you figure it out.
Natural wine nerd Kieran Fanning is here to rock your (drinking) world.
How an Art Institute of Vancouver teacher (yes...there's a wine school) spreads $100 at the BCLDB.
Because air-drying just doesn't cut it anymore (has it ever?).
We asked the local wine writer to buy three bottles of wine for just $100—here's what she picked.
We asked six local wine experts to buy three bottles of wine for $100—here's what they picked.
"In all honesty, I leave the house to go to work at St. Lawrence."
So you can figure out which kind of vino you actually like.
Charming boutiques line Gastown's cobblestone streets—find high-end fashion and locally made wares side-by-side.
The Kokomo meal that bowled us over.
The most eclectic neighbourhood in the city offers a unique shopping experience.
Worked up an appetite shopping Gastown? Good news: roomy street-level patios and inventive menus mean there are plenty of worthwhile places to refuel.
It may be a trek from the downtown core, but Hastings-Sunrise's unique retail offerings are worth exploring.
Whether it's cake decorating or shopping for custom printed t-shirts or designing your own terrarium, Fraser Street is the perfect place to indulge your creativity.
From the luxe and trendy to the funky and vintage, the downtown core has something for everyone.
Pizza, acai bowls, gelato and more neighbourhood eats to feel good about.
Look good, taste good.
Five local brands who make "workout" gear look so, so good.
It's hard to go hungry when you're on Main Street.
The best Vancouver goods to give (and receive).
Get glam or soothe your senses.
Personal accessories that sparkle and sizzle.
Servingware and gadgets with style.
Delights for the little ones.
Find the perfect piece to upgrade their space.
Speciality food stores, cool fashion boutiques, gift shops and more!
Mott 32's pork and prawn siu mai is like no other.
From minimalist furniture and boutique clothing to handcrafted homewares, Main Street is a shopper's paradise.
C Prime serves up an elevated take on an old-school classic.
This burger from from Monarch might just be the Platonic ideal.
Join Vancouver magazine on November 9th, 2017 to experience a Hawaiian culinary journey by exploring the culture, adventure, and cuisine of Maui.
High-designed simple, quality basics in ultra-tech-forward fabrics—cue the stampedes.
Get ready to eat your heart out: the annual Taste of Yaletown fest returns this October.
Stylist extraordinaire Leila Bani dishes out precious intel on the season's most coveted looks and must-have pieces—from Vancouver and beyond.
Enter now for a chance to attend one of EAT! Vancouver's NEW exclusive events.
This mouthwatering night in support of the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation serves up a menu full of VanMag Restaurant Award winners—yum!
Victoria Distillers and the Fairmont Empress team up to create a spirit that's fit for a queen.
We knew these wines were good in 1993—but now they're even better.
In his latest book, author (and former VanMag editor!), Michael Harris, examines how we can find solitude in a digitally connected society.
We asked Vancouverites, what's your go-to neighbourhood bar?
National parks are free in 2017, so we asked local travel writers to dish on their favourite lake hikes and best-of-B.C.-swimming holes. Make the most of it.
Main Street's Starbucks Reserve Bar debuts a new evening menu.
Enter now to win a pair of tickets to the Mainstage production of Much Ado About Nothing this summer.
Our fave local brews.
How to make sure you're sourcing the best price on these sweet lil' suckers.
Vancouver chefs dish on their distinct, palate-pleasing plates and details.
Why we're saying "Yes, please!" to cheese at La Mezcaleria.
Enter now for your chance to explore Whistler this Spring
Enter for your chance to win the hottest beauty tool of the season, valued at $500.
Enter for your chance to win the ultimate Vancouver dining experience
Enter for your chance to win the ultimate Vancouver dining experience.
Ahead of his appearance at VanMag’s Best of the City event, CinCin's Chef Andrew Richardson shares his tips and tricks for making this classic Italian dish at home.
What the VanMag team has been sipping this month (you know, now that we're actually allowed).
Warning: The following content contains hunger-inducing imagery.
We compare B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch prices to one U.S. mega-retailer.
Philanthropy has never looked so good.
We love the Okanagan, but these days wineries are springing up everywhere in the province.
Out list of B.C. wineries that knock it out of the park—architecturally speaking.
...because you've probably been saying them wrong this whole time.
Front-row seats to our Maui x Vancouver mash-up.
You know the drill. You're stranded on a desert island (think more South Pacific than Gulf) and you can pick one beauty product to survive the journey—what would it be?
Cocktails before bubbly is twice as lovely.
This one-bedroom condo in the heart of Yaletown is filled with cool, designer details.
“You’ve never fended off an attacker using your umbrella? Well, let me tell you how it’s done”
Celebrate the holidays with a warm drink and help a wonderful charity.
The city gets a little taste of aloha with this island staple.
Holt Renfrew's beauty guru Denée Noel offers her top beauty tips to help rescue our skin from winter's harsh winds and drying temps.
Give the gift of high definition this Christmas.
This $419,000 condo sits quietly in the up-and-coming neighbourhood around Broadway and Fraser.
Stuck for gift ideas this holiday season? These Vancouver brands have something for everyone on your list, no matter what your budget.
Enter to win six designer lipsticks and one ultra-luxe face mask (plus three other must-have beauty products!)
It was a hard job, but somebody had to do it: we determine the city's best scones—with the help of some authentic Brits.
Where to eat, stay and play in Washington State (in case you really do shop-'til-you-drop).
Gender equality seems to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue in 2016, be it wages, opportunities, or even nips and tucks.
We're giving you the chance to win a $50 gift card to Yaletown's top restaurants
What's better than pie? The best pie in the city, is what. (So pie. Pie is better than pie.)
The most luxurious automotive event of the year
With so many delicious options available, we've taken it upon ourselves to narrow it down for you
A new way to cruise through the Columbia Valley
Everything you need to master the beachy, sun-kissed look of summer.
East Van isn't the only brewery hub. Check out Brewer’s Row
It's never been easier
A tiny pouch for your tiny things
Time for a summer D.I.Y. project?
It might work for kids at school, but what about adults? I tried it for a month
Your guide to BC's hoppiest neighbourhoods
It's time to seriously impress your friends
Enter for your chance to win two tickets to this exclusive event in downtown Vancouver
Adult colouring has never looked so chic
Better start clearing out your makeup bag, this is a big one
Nothing says summer like tropical vanilla lotion and coconut scrub. And no, you can't eat it.
'I didn’t want to make lingerie that was too bridal-y'
A summer wardrobe is not complete without a denim jacket
Three pairs of socks. You know you need them.
As well as a pack of luxury scents and other nice-smelling stuff
Vincent Park is where next season is at
The Vancouver International Wine Festival awarded local restaurants for their wine programs. Here's who won
100 percent Egyptian cotton ... where do we sign?
At last, the pocket-size, face-scrubbing device you've always wanted
A 90-minute crash course with our local drinking expert Neal McLennan
Just in time for Valentine's Day (woot woot)
Because everyone deserves one hell of a classy evening
Meaning it's the last weekend when you can afford to eat wherever the heck you want
Feeling guilty about giving your Dad yet another pair of socks this year? Here's how you can make it up to him
For collector Eric Cohen, his home expresses a lifelong pursuit writ large
There’s still a chance for you to win the next trip—if you enter before Sunday
It’s the holidays, but that doesn’t mean tacky Christmas sweaters are suddenly permissable.
Find the hottest fall fashions
This woman has been pushing modelling stereotypes for decades.
There's a leather-lined room with studded outlines of nude ladies.
And it's everything you'd expect: Guinness and stereotypes for everyone!
Judging by the reviews so far, they might just do it.
The latest room from chef David Gunawan (Farmer's Apprentice) opens this week.
Shocker: it’s neither wheat-, fat-, nor alcohol-free!
Pepper your Canada Day/Fourth of July week off with some flavour south of the border.
In the first installment of our summer denim series: the ultimate West Coast jean you’ve been waiting for.
Goodbye, days of stale draft and lame imports
These will take you back to dear ol’ Blighty.
The Pacific Northwest owns this delicious category.
A strange category, but these brews deliver accessible joy.
Two top chefs joined at Blue Water for a night of food, wine, and winning.
Another trio of champions from our inaugural competition.
See which bottles our judges have named the best of their kind.
Covetable brands await the intrepid
Warning: do not watch if hungry.
Taste buds at the ready: charred humboldt squid with allspice scented pork meatballs and soffrito.
A seafood menu to blow your brains.
The sun trap at Hotel Georgia is officially open—and this year, it's transporting us to Spain.
New Canadian eye cream line manufactured on W. Hastings.
We asked Leslie Fenn –co-owner of the Squamish brewpub– if this spells out the end for East Van’s long-standing microbrewery.
From high-concept ice-cream parlours to intimate Italian eateries, the Drive offers a wide range of foodie delights.