Vancouver Drinking Guide 2009

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