The Best Thing I Ate All Week: Beaucoup Bakery’s Pistachio Raspberry Cake
Live Spot Prawns Are Only Here for a Month—and You Can Try Them at This Festival
Cupcake Thief Breaks Into Vancouver Bakery, Cleans Up Glass, Takes Selfies and Leaves
Succession Is Over: Now It’s Time To Watch the Greatest Show About Wine Ever Made
Our 2023 Sommelier of the Year Franco Michienzi of Elisa Steakhouse Shares His Top Wine Picks
We’ve Scored a Major Discount for VanMag Readers at the Best Wine Festival in Town
Meet OneSpace, the East Vancouver Co-working Space That Offers On-site Childcare
What You Missed at the VMO 2022/23 Season Finale Concert
Protected: Visit the Joint Replacement Center of Scottsdale
Wellness in Whistler-Your Ultimate Early Summer Retreat
Local Summer Getaway: 3 Beautiful Okanagan Farm Tours
Local Summer Getaway: Golfing at Alberta’s Crowsnest Pass
Review: Vancouver-Based Denim Brand Duer Is Making Wide-Legged Jeans You Can Hem Yourself
The Latest in Cutting-Edge Kitchen Appliances
7 Spring-y Shopping Picks, From a Lightweight Jacket to a Fresh Face Cleanser
I read a lot when I’m travelling and I usually read wilderness adventure stories or biographies of my personal heroes. I read a really cool book recently about a guy who survives by himself in secret for 29 years in Northern Maine. He survives harsh, long winters on stolen pantry goods and never once builds a fire or speaks to another person.
My favourite album of 2017 is a real treasure, and a heartbreaking piece of work. Gord Downie’s last album, released posthumously, literally brings tears to my eyes. Gord and his close friend (and esteemed conduit) Kevin Drew were able to capture something so raw and emotional that I’m getting misty here just thinking about it.
READ MOREChef JC Poirier’s Pop Culture Diet
I probably watch too much Netflix—it’s too easy to binge watch shows. Some of my faves lately have been Easy, Black Mirror, Mind Hunter and Manhunt. Little Destroyer
I think the last band I watched was Little Destroyer from Vancouver—they really blew me away. The Pixies at QE theatre recently was a fantastic show, too. I know those songs inside and out and the old band—minus Kim Deal—didn’t disappoint. I couldn’t peel the smile off my face.