Best Almond Croissants in Vancouver [GUIDE]

Almond croissants have long been my go-to at cafes and bakeries. This hyper-local list is no casual walkthrough of the prettiest photos on Instagram. I actually paid for, ate, and ranked every almond croissant that appears, taking notes for each one. »

Downlow Burger – Craft Burgers at The American in Vancouver

One of Vancouver's favourite fried chicken spots has begun an expansion into pub grub in the form of burgers. Downlow, known for its Downlow Chicken Shack on Commercial Drive has recently replaced "Monarch Burger" with its own burger concept, aptly named "Downlow Burger". »

Harvest Haus & Harvestland – Oktoberfest in Vancouver [RECAP]

After a year hiatus, Harvest Haus is back on in Vancouver. With its return, Harvest Haus moves to the PNE Fairgrounds and expands to include a new component in Harvestland, an array of Bavarian-inspired activities targeted for families and outdoorsy enthusiasts. »

Canada's Great Kitchen Party – Vancouver [RECAP]

Last week was a great time to be at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Canada's Great Kitchen Party, a celebration of Canadian culture in sports, music, and food, came together for another rambunctious culinary competition featuring an array of Vancouver and Tofino-based chefs. »

Barbarian's Feast at The Cascade Room in Vancouver [REVIEW]

Lots of restaurants host things like a Winemaker's Dinner or a Distiller's Dinner but these are often structured evenings where you're guided step-by-step through a flavour profile of the featured company and the whole event feels very branded. »

M8 – Chinese-Italian Hybrid Dining on Vancouver's Seawall

"Mate". This word is often defined as slang for "friend", commonly used in Australia and Great Britain. Evidently, it is also the name of M8. Featuring a mix of Chinese and Italian hybrid dining, this menu is like few others in Vancouver and it's recently revamped its dinner menu. »