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Everything You Need to Know About the BCL’s 2022 Whisky Release
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What It’s Like to Be a Figure Skater for Disney on Ice
Ten Black Friday Deals to Check Out Now
The Ultimate Winter Staycation Guide 2023: 6 Great Places to Explore in B.C.
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We Tried It: Indochino’s New Custom Women’s Suits
11 Holiday Gift Ideas from Local, Indigenous-Owned Brands
Nugu Brings design-led, sustainable dinnerware to North America
Thanks to the deft hand of chef Michael Robbins, every ingredient on the plate is an idealized version of itself.
The new restaurant, coffee bar and mini-grocer comes from the team behind Published on Main and Bar Susu—so yeah, it's going to be good.
Everyone is dying to know what the tiny Chinatown room, which was awarded one Michelin star in 2022, is really like.
Turkey, stuffing, candied yams and more from your favourite local restaurants.
These soup-filled dumplings are pure cold-weather bliss.
It's the newest spot for Pacific Northwest fare: think wagyu ribeye, crab gnocchi and flaming cheesecake.
Be one of the first customers and you can get their bestseller for only $5.
An Italian summer fantasy, available year-'round.
Hunnybee Bruncheonette and Thank You Pizza: one room, two reviews.
A first look inside Chef Angus An’s latest room, which opened September 6.
Yes, that means Iwate A5 Wagyu and truffle lobster galore.
Fast, fresh and local—this delivery service made my week a breeze.
But you can make your reservations now—get on it.
Wildly delicious food at a price almost too good to be true.
A restaurant with a killer location and equally killer eats.
Chef Andrey Durbach and wine pro Gordon Ritchie have partnered up for this new Vancouver restaurant.
Collaborators include Downlow, Juke, Top Rope Birria and Published.
Duffin’s Donuts brings sugar, salt and an unpredictable spice to this city, with wide-open doors and an even wider menu.
Como Taperia's happy hour means free tapas with every drink order. We're in.
Published wins it all, and 18 other local restaurants made the list.
Ancora's chef to launch new modern Peruvian restaurant in former Slickity Jim's space this summer.
Acclaimed Chef Derek Bendig joins Wild Blue.
A fresh patio, peach soda and perfect bites.
Share the love when you dine out to support local restaurants and Food Banks BC
Confessions of a gutless waffle-hater.
The building has been sold, and they've been told to beat it by April 30.
But they're in really good company.
We chat with St. Lawrence's Colin Johnson on the art of mastering the classic French dish.
It's freezing. Warm up with these fresh and heat-and-serve patties.
Love it or loathe it, Vancouver House’s facade is part of our urban landscape—but does the troika of new restaurants located there elicit the same sort of emotions?
Friendly service and top-notch fries in the Kitsilano favourite's new room.
What's more impressive: the duck and anchovy ragu or the first-class service?
One of the Sunshine Coast's hottest spots is getting a second location.
For our very continental readers.
Saying farewell to Seán Heather's ambitious ode to classic drinking.
New spots for hot dogs, plant-based eats, pho, and breakfast favourites.
Here's where to find the best Korean food in Vancouver, according to our most recent Restaurant Awards.
I mean, look at them.
The crew from Published is doubling down with Novella.
The historic neighbourhood is bringing the buzz.
A stunning snack for on-the-go.
The foodie's paradise runs until the end of the month.
Where to find the best vegetarian restaurants in the city.
Nothing cures a rainy day like warm tacos, right?
Doug Stephen and Lindsay Mann are well on their way to world domination.
And you'll be blown away by the talent behind it.
Who makes the best sushi in the city?
And they're all Vanmag Restaurant Award winners.
An unfussy (and delicious) new Mexican spot from the team behind Nuba, Chancho and Fayuca could tip Granville Island into destination-dining territory.
Loosen your belt: these Vancouver restaurants have turkey day covered.
An investigation into the West Coast's most notable roll... and the general concept of "truth."
Canada’s West Coast city of Vancouver is causing quite a stir for travellers with fresh cooking concepts, exciting flavours, and adventurous menus. Here, we’re going to look at five of the best dining venues in this down-to-earth British Columbia metropolis.When you aren’t dining out, there’s plenty to do in Vancouver.
A long title, but the good kind of mouthful.
The Commercial Drive haunt doesn’t disappoint.
Run, don't walk.
A full-size quarter pounder with real lettuce. Seriously.
And luckily, they're all Fridays.
The Commercial Drive haunt brings together some top talent.
The Gooseneck Hospitality team ably moves into the cornerstore game.
Bring on the pasta, pizza and sandwiches—we’re welcoming the summer of carbs.
A Calgary import attempts patty supremacy.
Bringing the Most Authentic Spanish Cuisine to Vancouver
20+ takeout options, including BBQ kits and ready-to-eat feasts from Vancouver favourites.
It may remind you of a certain American fast food franchise.
It’s the dip to end all dips.
Our (growing) list of takeout picks—support local restaurants and treat your mother.
We asked for your favourite patio-less restaurants—here are the spots that could really use your takeout money.
Shiva Reddy's "Reddy to Help" project is serving up kindness (and curry).
Yorkshire pudding, hot cross buns, and over a year of takeout.
Your takeout to-do list of restaurants that have just opened (and just re-opened).
A greatest hits of pandemic-era takeout.
Who makes the best tacos in the city? We have some ideas.
From brunch in bed to five-course lobster dinners, this V-Day can be as fancy as you want it to be.
It's a flipping winner.
It was the wurst of times for Aleph Eatery, so the owner decided to pivot.
Channel your inner Apollo Creed.
Maybe rethink that Friday reso and treat yourself on a weeknight.
Who makes the best slice in the city? We have some ideas.
But we're thinking lame may be the new cool.
The restaurant’s second location doesn’t disappoint.
Takeout dim sum is the ultimate risk with the ultimate payoff.
To celebrate the release of his new cookbook, David Hawksworth comes out swinging with a new dinner series.
No, we didn’t think it was possible either.
There's a long road ahead, but Burdock and Co.'s Andrea Carlson isn't playing chicken.
Restaurants open, giving us food and hope.
It's not just a great name.
Because you can only bake so many loaves of sourdough.
Silver Lining Alert: We're in the glory days for take-out.
Can mollusks save Davie and Denman?
A feast that'll surprisingly save you some cash.
Ribbed, for her pleasure.
A Valentine's dinner you'll fall in love with.
The bites and dishes that stuck with us.
We're vibrating with excitement.
And it's just a SeaBus ride away.
The soufflé revolution is here.
An underdog vs a splashy new opening.
In fact, there's not mushroom for improvement.
It's so pretty I could cry.
But is that a good thing?
It's motherducking good.
Seriously, help me out on this.
These ultra-fluffy, eggy pancakes taste like Kyoto.
Prepare to dance, eat and dance some more.
Oh Sweet Day opens its doors for the cheesecake-loving masses... which apparently now includes our executive editor.
A plant-forward menu puts a modern spin on Vietnamese street food.
We’re smack dab in the middle of bivalve heaven.
Wherein we call some of Vancouver's buzziest restaurants to see just how hard it is to snag a table.
The new downtown spot brings some life to a mostly stale 'hood.
But you'll miss out on the new cocktails and puffcreams if you do.
Quit snickering, you snob, and just get to Sushi Bar Shu.
Downlow and Mister have dreamed up the ultimate sweet-salty-spicy collab.
Power up your day at one of the city’s independent coffee shops.
Bury yourself in the flavours of Italy—from rich handmade pastas to peach- and basil-tinged burrata—Vancouver style.
The city gives some great pie at these go-to spots, where crafted dough and curated toppings elevate the slice to something that oozes la dolce vita. Buon appetito!
Sure, no local spot is as good as Lima's Central (#6 on this year's San Pellegrino-sponsored ranking). But quite a few are as good as London's Lyle's (#33).
If you like your amazing al fresco dining with a side of supporting the planet, kids and the community, then we have the dinner for you.
Hawksworth is an expensive restaurant and Phantom Creek is a really expensive winery, so how is this event only $155?
Brunch, Chinese-style, is where it’s at.
We've got it good here.
Have you ever received a dish that looked so beautiful that you were hesitant to eat it? I can now officially say that I have.
We have a city full of dedicated, talented chefs and bartenders who deserve your patronage a lot more than a three-day Instagram pander.
Brunching is difficult at the best of times, but it just got a whole lot easier.
Make your reservations quick to guarantee a great Mother’s Day dining experience.
"It’s always great coming back to Vancouver. It’s one of my favorite cities in the country."
Spoiler: it's not actually an orange.
Di Beppe celebrates Polenta Fest with—you guessed it—polenta aplenty.
One of the city’s most iconic restaurants is excited to celebrate this milestone anniversary.
Yes, the pizza’s great, but let’s talk about Nightingale’s other offerings, shall we?
Sardines in a can at the Main Street haunt will have you hooked.
Is it expensive? Yes. Is it also a good deal? Again, yes. And this sentiment seems to be shared by the restaurant-going crowd.
Can you eat a shot? Why, yes. Yes, you can.
Come experience C|Prime’s delicious new Prime Rib Sundays.
DownLow Chicken Shack's smoked onion rings has us reaching for our thesaurus and flipping to “amazing.”
Twelve hours in Duffin's Donuts gives a glimpse into the culture of East Vancouver.
No, it's not a typo: Origo Club + Château Branaire Ducru = $100. All in.
The Gastown spot was hyped like few restaurants in recent Vancouver history, but the path that once seemed so sure has been far from smooth.
The restaurant, which will feature eight of Vancouver's brightest chefs for the event, is making a strong case for dining out in January.
Here's what Vancouver's restaurant pros are adding to their wish lists.
Forget all you thought you knew about eating in Lower Lonsdale. The burgeoning burg is fast becoming a destination dining spot.
Keep the home cooks and gastronomes in your life happy—you know it makes sense.
Four places to power-lunch right now.
It's not burnt. It's not cold. But the food you ordered is just... not great. Is there anything you can do?
Edmonds Appliances and the Dirty Apron’s Chef David Robertson share how to bring home Vancouver’s hottest food trends.
Don’t even try using your hands. Trust me.
Starting October 1, the Downlow Chicken Shack starts its weekly quest to grab the best burger in the city crown.
As Cambie says goodbye, Pronto, the West End says hello, Centro. Is it a fair trade?
I tried a dozen PNE Fair foods, and yes, I am very proud of myself, thank you very much.
A dine-around the expansive lands East of Main.
Doug Zaklan and Gemma McNeill have quietly turned Zaklan Heritage Farm into Vancouver's premier produce supplier.
Good eats in the core.
Kitsilano's hippie reputation has evolved into a relaxed-yet-refined restaurant scene.
Rattan lamps and plantain delights for days, y'all.
The pan-Asian restaurant turns three. By Vancouver standards does that make it an institution?
If you enjoyed their Acai bowl and Coastal Macro bowl, you'll love Kokomo's newest menu items.
Lucha Verde, we're crying in our margaritas over here.
The East Van neighbourhood spot insists this isn't goodbye, plans to go out with a bang
Four of the city's tops chefs think it's high time you get reacquainted with Granville Island.
Wait...does this mean we're finally a world-class city?
With Chinatown's Juke announcing its second location, the West End is the newest spot to get in on the summer of fried chicken.
And you don't have to be shopping for a designer duds to get a taste.
Fire took down the 40-year-old institution this morning. And while it never racked up the awards, there's something about its unchanging nature that will be deeply missed.
...Across the street
(Perhaps just a cheese fondue to dip it in as well.)
The team from Merchant's Workshop is set to open the Downlow Chicken Shack next Wednesday—and for chicken lovers, nothing will ever be the same.
Like human food, not all dog treats are created equal.
You win some, you lose some.
We go behind the scenes to see just how a new Italian joint comes together.
Our greatest food fantasy is now a reality.
This surprising contender might just be the best dessert in Vancouver.
The brunch wheel isn’t reinvented here, but the food is warmly made and presented.
Warning: sweet treats and puns ahead.
Yeah...those are Yorkshire puddings stuffed with corned beef.
Except instead of waffles it's okonomiyaki. And instead of classic fried chicken it's karaage.
And there are still a few tickets left for his dinner with Botanist's Hector Laguna.
We call this the ultimate win-win.
Blind date? Double date? Hate your date? Find a reservation for any situation.
Because a day on the slopes works up one heck of an appetite.
Dessert for breakfast? Don't mind I do.
Does the Royal City have a new entry into the must-visit-restaurants list?
They say the way to someone's heart is through the stomach...
The West End is changing rapidly, but Denman Street—at least when it comes to food—is as reliable a destination as always.
It's not an oyster bar anymore.
The Kokomo meal that bowled us over.
Worked up an appetite shopping Gastown? Good news: roomy street-level patios and inventive menus mean there are plenty of worthwhile places to refuel.
The Marine Drive eatery makes a case for destination status.
The Toptable Group aims to reinvent Umberto Menghi's Whistler outpost just in time for ski season.
One of the most honest and excellent eateries in town is packing it in and we're all the worse for it.
The industry’s go-to butcher gets into the service game.
It's hard to go hungry when you're on Main Street.
Who says food courts can’t keep up with the modern food game?
By the time you read this, the menu will no doubt be different.
Mott 32's pork and prawn siu mai is like no other.
This East Van stretch is an undiscovered foodie gem.
C Prime serves up an elevated take on an old-school classic.
A growing phenomenon, several dozen sichu have proliferated in Vancouver over the past several years.
This burger from from Monarch might just be the Platonic ideal.
The annual Taste of Yaletown fest offers you the chance to sample the 'hoods top restaurants.
Lucha Verde finds a home in the West End—much to the delight of Editorial Director Anicka Quin.
Chef Angus An's new noodle shop on Granville Island offers plenty of reasons to please.
As part of the 15th annual EAT! Vancouver Festival, Chefs Nick Nutting and Lucais Syme join forces once again.
Gusto Di Quattro joins a select few with a happy hour that excites and exceeds more than the perennial chicken wings and batter-laden calamari.
The 1,800-square-foot café sets up shop on the Granville strip—here's what to expect.
Chef JC Poirier goes back to his fine dining roots.
Hungry on the East Side? Try one of these 21 restaurants, breweries and cocktail bars.
Cacao restaurant and Blue House Organics have teamed up to help the serious crisis in Venezuela.
Pastries, izakaya, tacos and antipasto—these are our favourite West-Side eats.
Twenty-four years after reviewing the Water St. Cafe, critic Jim Sutherland returns.
We've mapped out our 17 fave spots to eat (and drink!) in the downtown core.
Get fit (and indulge just a little) at this gym-and-café hybrid in Kitsilano.
This Downtown Eastside room continues to impress with French-Asian flavours and modern techniques.
These are the slices you want to grab after a night out on the town.
The darling of Commercial Drive brings its modern take on Lebanese fare to South Granville with mixed results.
It's the meatball hoagie from the new Say Hey Cafe and it's a thing of beauty.
Because burgers, pizza and dosas always taste better after 2 a.m.
Burdock and Co. masters fried chicken.
Tickets for the L'Abattoir dream team's new monthly dining event go on sale June 1—act fast if you're interested.
This might just be our new favourite brunch spot.
The Okanagan’s best flavours combine in Kelowna to bring you an experience like no other.
The economics of your local restaurant depend on skyrocketing commercial rents—and the bottom line doesn't look good.
Get it before it's gone.
Possibly the only time in the history of eating that cabbage stole the show.
The expanded space will hopefully lessen the lineups—but either way these noodle are worth waiting for.
Why we love the simplicity (we'll take a ham and cheese sandwich, thanks) at Mount Pleasant's Federal Store.
Vancouver chefs dish on their distinct, palate-pleasing plates and details.
Why we're saying "Yes, please!" to cheese at La Mezcaleria.
The hunt for the best Liège waffle in the city.
Or how endless, brainless, construction is keeping you from the city's freshest Mexican food.
Eat your way through New Westminster.
Nothing fancy, just beautifully wholesome little pockets of goodness.
The restaurant's clever name and killer brunch menu draws big crowds off the Granville-Broadway corridor.
Zero Zero Pizza's thick and doughy slices are filling but flawed.
Enter for your chance to win the ultimate Vancouver dining experience
We track down the best samosas in town.
You'll have to wait 20 minutes to get a taste of Dinesty's steamed chocolate-and-red-bean-paste dumplings.
Two risky ingredients come together for a tasty take on surf and turf.
Are you about to make a reservation at the most up-scale restaurant in town? Read this first.
Le Crocodile's foie gras crème brûlée is both nostalgic and au courant.
Perfect Steak, and more, in an Art Deco Setting
This farm-to-table spot brings relief to a brunch-starved neighbourhood
This dumpling dish steals the spotlight at a South Granville neighbourhood wine bar.
Raisu, the new spot from the Kingyo/Suika/Rajio Group has, for better or worse, a lot going on.
Port Moody is rife with new restaurants, ocean views and more craft breweries than you can shake a stick at. It’s time to head east to source some of this burg’s charismatic charm.
A stone bowl of piping hot melted goodness.
Reservations are a must at this off-the-beaten-path Chinese restaurant in Richmond.
I don't care for lemon and I'm rarely in Abbotsford, but this little wonder has me re-thinking both of those things.
Three Vancouver restaurants host three of Mexico’s top chefs.
The city gets a little taste of aloha with this island staple.
The vegan pizzeria serves a hybrid of Neapolitan and California-style pizza and coconut-based ice cream.
You will taste the food that chef David Hawksworth likes to eat himself.
Good barbecue is hard to find in Vancouver. Lucky for us, Dixie's BBQ is smoking out the competition with their Central Texas inspired fare.
The inside scoop on where to grab a quick bite from five people who know their stuff: the sous chefs at the city's best restaurants.
The osteria will make you want to move to the neighbourhood.
New Vancouver restaurant brings a swanky dynamic to the corridors of Oakridge Centre.
Umberto Menghi is back... and he brought bistecca all fiorentina with him.
Vancouver’s iconic Gotham Steakhouse combines classic steakhouse with contemporary vibe.
The beloved downtown brunch spot offers reservations to raise funds for the Movember Foundation
East Broadway's summer pop-up is now a permanent fixture.
Located in the heart of Kitsilano is picturesque Yew Street. With eateries galore, there is something to satisfy everyone's craving.
Consider this our cheap eats Hall of Fame.
For well-heeled sorts, the Whole Foods salad bar is a nice, easy lunch—for others, it’s a nerve-racking exercise in maximizing fiscal and nutritional efficiency. For the latter, fear not: here’s a guide to navigating a good deal while keeping our bones good and strong.
A real baron is bringing Austria to Pender St.
In a design-oriented, Instagram-everything era where restaurant designers are the new rock stars, has the look of a space become more important than the food?
Sadly, the Kitsilano taqueria feels rushed
The much-anticipated (and surprisingly affordable) Juke is now open for business
You get one chance to taste this Cali-classic
What's better than pie? The best pie in the city, is what. (So pie. Pie is better than pie.)
We've mapped it out for you. Literally.
Fuel Redux 2016 will see a one-night revival of Robert Belcham's Kitsilano restaurant
Victoria's popular Jam Cafe opened in Vancouver earlier this year, offering patrons comfort breakfast food
Don't dig out the umbrella and Blundstones just yet—Vancouver's patio season isn't over
TV chef Lidia Bastianich is coming to Vancouver, and she's got just the West Coast recipe to share
The list features three 2016 Van Mag Restaurant Award winners
A visit to Deep Cove is synonymous with summer for many Vancouverites. If you really need another reason to make the trip, Van Mag would like to introduce you to Cafe Orso
When it comes to staying fuelled throughout a long day of shopping, there’s no place better equipped than West Van’s Park Royal
Ice Cream's beloved suit of chocolatey armour reigns over Kits!
How the team behind Bao Bei is combining a classic look with cutting-edge culinary fusion
Main Street Vietnamese staple Pho Hoang has been reborn in glorious fashion
And why it’s still worth the trouble
South Main is as comfortable with old-school diners and holes-in-the-walls as it is with some of the city’s more modern rooms
Masayoshi's sablefish oozes the fruity, umami, and fermented notes of the sake kasu it’s marinated in
Five Thai restaurants battled it out for culinary supremacy, and we’ve got the pictures to prove it. But be warned: they’re definitely drool-worthy
Sorella's spaghetti puttanesca, featuring olives, capers, onions, anchovy, and garlic, is carb-tacular
Husband and wife team, Chef Ernst Dorfler and Gerry Sayers, bring world-class cuisine and exceptional service to their Canada Place restaurant
Tipping annoys customers, inflames tensions between co-workers, undermines restaurant owners, and has no measurable impact on service. So why can’t we get rid of it?
SalaThai’s upcoming Tastes of Thailand event brings four Vancouver chefs together to share their passion for cooking and Thai culture
Will Meet's meatless fare stand out in a competitive foodie neighbourhood?
Kitsilano's Slöp is taking 'zero-waste' to new heights
The owner and chef behind Bao Bei are opening something new—very new
A well-priced classic from, well, a classic
Meaning it's the last weekend when you can afford to eat wherever the heck you want
Plus, why Main Street has become a vegetarian paradise
And eat a day's worth of (delicious) calories by 2 pm
Torafuku, the first bricks-and-mortar project from the partners behind Le Tigre food truck, is quickly becoming the Main Street culinary destination
Chef David Gunawan maintains the element of surprise that defines his award-winning Farmer’s Apprentice.
Can Vietnamese cuisine be as seductive without the meat?
Controversial filmmaker Uwe Boll declared that his upscale German restaurant would rank among the best in the city. Does it?
A West Vancouver bistro worth crossing the bridge for.
Thanks to an influx of superlative tacquerías, Vancouver is in the midst of its own Mexican revolution.
A long-dormant Davie Village favourite rises from the ashes—and it’s like it never left.
When time is tight and convenience is king, these are the places where the worker bees flock.
The beloved Italian hideaway marks the occasion with a limited-time prix fixe.
The Gastown wine bar takes its cue from Spain’s wondrous neighbourhood drinkeries.
There's a leather-lined room with studded outlines of nude ladies.
Chef Angus An (Maenam, Longtail Kitchen) brings a must-visit noodle mecca to Chinatown.
We surveyed a selection of insatiable gourmands to find 25 local treats they reach for when temptation calls
The impresarios behind the Flying Pig turn their attention to seafood—lots of it.
Judging by the reviews so far, they might just do it.
The Golden Dumpling Cook-off and Derby returns for its third gloriously gluttonous year.
The Toronto-spawned mini-empire celebrates its West Coast debut (and helps out a good cause).
The latest room from chef David Gunawan (Farmer's Apprentice) opens this week.
A Japanese fast-food empire touches down in Richmond.
The youngest sibling in the Thai House Group family celebrates its fourth anniversary
Chef Pabst came together with Chef Utrillo to create a Hawaiian hybrid in Yaletown.
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.
Controversial it may be, but off-Main’s recent culinary gentrification has wrought some delicious new attractions.
Inside the business of being Earls, where the battle to command the premium-casual restaurant market is fought one exhaustively tweaked dish at a time
Homer Street Cafe pairs Old World elegance with the rustic charm of a fine brasserie–all to set the stage for showstopper rotisserie chicken
From high-concept ice-cream parlours to intimate Italian eateries, the Drive offers a wide range of foodie delights.
Provence MarinasideMix-and-match French Med antipasti, sandwiches, and pastas like roasted-eggplant farro salad, grilled chicken on baguette with tomato aioli, and wild-mushroom ravioli. Or let chef-owners Jean-Francis and Alessandra Quaglia pack up their English Bay picnic for two (antipasti, dessert, fruit, baguette, drink; $35) in a returnable wicker basket with cutlery...
In the restaurant game, those without the experience or talent to endure hard times wither and die in short order. Here are the rooms that adapted and blossomed in 2009
781 Denman St., 604-568-4554. Nookrestaurant.caThere are many things to love about Nook, a slim, neighbourly room on the Denman strip between Robson and Georgia. The salads are properly dressed, and the crostini are fresh and inventive, but it’s the puffy Neapolitan-style pizza ($13-$15), artfully blistered by the glitzy Woodstone gas...
Great food, check. Stylish room, sure. But what makes a restaurant really sing? At Boneta, it's flawless service