The Bench Bakehouse – French-Trained Bakery on Commercial Drive

One thing Vancouver really loves is bakeries. We've seen a few operations spring up over the years to challenge the national brands. Lift, Fife, and Bad Dog Bakery come to mind in the mid-2010s. Fast forward to 2019, and The Bench Bakehouse is now on the scene in the Commercial Drive neighbourhood. »

OneCoffee Brunch Takeover at Chambar [RECAP]

Coffee pods and landfills – name a more iconic duo, eh? In the blue corner, OneCoffee appears to offer a solution that's both 100% compostable, fair trade, organic, and all the other buzzwords you like. In the red corner though, is bureaucracy. »

Tasting Plates 7th Anniversary in Vancouver [RECAP]

It's hard for any food-related business to reach its 7th year of operation but here we are in 2019 and Richard Wolak, AKA Vancouver Foodster, a Vancouver media personality, has taken Tasting Plates YVR to its 7th birthday. »

Kanpai Japanese Bistro – "Cheers" in Vancouver [OVERVIEW]

In a sushi-loving city like Vancouver, it's hard to stand out as a Japanese restaurant. There are hundreds of sushi eateries in Metro Vancouver so when I heard that Kanpai Japanese Bistro was opening for the sake crowd, I was a little more excited than usual. »

Eggspectation – Everyday Brunch in Richmond [OVERVIEW]

For a city like Richmond, brunch options are certainly not as prevalent as they are in Vancouver proper. For that reason, it makes sense that Eggspectation has chosen the Accent Inn as its first home in Western Canada. With roots in Montreal and a brunch menu available every day... »