Archive for the category "food"

New Vegan Cookbook: Eat Awesome


Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 — 10:21am PDT
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Several times a day you can look at a blog, Twitter stream, Facebook post or Pinterest and find photos of food — but it’s not often that these posts turn into a full 70+ page e-book. For Paul Jarvis however, it was a natural progression. The Tofino-based web designer, musician, and vegan has just launched […]

Georgia Straight Golden Plates 2012


Monday, March 26th, 2012 — 11:38am PDT
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The Georgia Straight’s 15th annual Golden Plate Awards, celebrating the best in local dining, have been handed out for 2012. The people have voted in over 150 categories and winners are now listed in this week’s issue and online. Here are just a few of the honorable mentions: Best Restaurant Service Bishop’s (2183 West 4th) […]

Restaurants in Vancouver Parks


Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 — 12:55pm PDT
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Stunning views, towering trees, and lush grassy hills make local parks the perfect place for a stroll, a bike ride, and even a picnic or a fine meal. There are over a dozen restaurants in Vancouver Parks and the latest addition is the new Cactus Club on English Bay. Photos courtesy of Cactus Club Cafe […]

Dunn’s Famous Vancouver


Thursday, January 12th, 2012 — 2:57pm PDT
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Dunn’s Famous opened their doors in Vancouver last November, serving up their well-known Montreal smoked meat alongside a menu full of rich, gravy-topped, comfort foods. My brother-in-law previously introduced us to Estrella’s in Langley, which was my first taste of a sky-high stacked Montreal smoked meat sandwich. For this reason, I sent my sister and […]

Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival 2012


Thursday, January 12th, 2012 — 11:17am PDT
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The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival returns for a second year January 14 to February 14, 2012. I heard mention of this on Twitter yesterday and found details on Erin Ireland’s blog which linked to the event host, CityFood Magazine. Photo credit: stephbond on Flickr The month-long festival has a massive line up of daily flavours […]