Saturday, 18 May 2013 10:03
Gastown is gaining an East-meets-West concept restaurant and cocktail bar (we say that because the cocktails sounds so good!): a modern take on dim sum, to be housed at 99 Powell Street, next to Incendio.
Monday, 29 April 2013 11:25
Expert sausage maker Drews Driessen comes forty five years in the business. "I've been a sausage maker from day one. I come from five generations of a family business."
Monday, 22 April 2013 03:00
"Great food, cooked with love, great drinks, made with love," says James McFarlane about the concept behind their new project Tuc (think the British term "tuck into your food"), "We want people to leave satiated and satisfied." That's the key idea behind Tuc a new restaurant in Gastown's newest construct on Cordova between Abbott and Carrall.
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 14:03
Friday, 12 April 2013 09:27
Back in March, we met and talked with Erik and John about their new passion project -- the new Flying Pig on Abbott and Water Street. Their dream is now fully realized, with it's "back-in-the-day" mom and pop food available for lunch and dinner service beginning today.
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 07:00
First of all, we'd like to wish Brioche Urban Catering a very happy tenth birthday!
Friday, 22 March 2013 10:42
John Crook fondly recalls his mother’s reaction to his dream of one day opening a restaurant and her never having to cook and clean again. “Sure John that will happen when pigs fly” was her witty comeback. Well now he can safely say, “Look Mom, the Pigs are flying again!”
Thursday, 21 March 2013 11:18
The Spring Sessional Cask Festival is coming this May 4th, 1-6pm at The Portside Pub in Gastown!
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 09:00
We are excited to share that the much loved Revolver Coffee is expanding next door this Spring/Summer. With the new space, which will be connected by a doorway, will come at least double the current amount of seats in Revolver. The service bar will remain on the original side, but more seating and standing room will be available to the bustling coffee shop.
Thursday, 14 March 2013 11:02
For the 16th year, Georgia Straight readers have shared their secrets in our annual Golden Plate Awards. Below are the results of our 2013 readers' choice survey – conducted online earlier this year – with winners in 158 categories.
Tuesday, 05 February 2013 15:48
House Guest’s winter/early spring menu comes as an entirely new package, rethought and reworked into an exciting new array of flavours and experiences. “As everybody knows, House Guest is a party, and we want to bring that atmosphere to the dining room,” says new chef Jimmy Stewart, “So we revamped the food and made it more accessible to people. We made the menu very personal – it’s a direct representation of my career.”
Sunday, 27 January 2013 15:49
You have two things to look forward to next time you step into Pourhouse -- a slew of new dishes to taste, backed by the creative powers of Chef de Cuisine Simon Belisle, who has recently teamed up with Pourhouse Executive Chef J-C Poirier.
Thursday, 17 January 2013 13:25
On Tuesday January 22nd, join The Irish Heather for an extra special edition of the long-loved Long Table Series, the Three Distillery supper! The evening is hosted by Master of Malts Iain McCallum of Morrison Bowemore. Experience a fantastic tasting of single malts from Bowmore, Glen Garioch and Auchentoshan Distilleries, paired perfectly with dishes crafted by Executive Chef Paul Haldane (check out our interview with him here).
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