Kitsilano's much lauded Fuel restaurant this week becomes Refuel Bar, keeping the meaty glories and knockout wines for which they're known, but adding share-friendly plates at excellent prices. Bou... read more
Strong homegrown and international beer menu at all price points, with fruity cocktails, wines, tequilas and drop shots for the UBC crowd. Mission-style building with exposed ceiling, Edison repro ... read more
Steeped in royal Thai tradition but influenced by local ingredients, Chef Angus An honed his craft in some of London's most esteemed kitchens. Maenam's pale pink hued walls are accented by funky ba... read more
If the patio's too busy weekdays at lunch, consider the casual bar area to enjoy the man candy serving out of the open kitchen. But it's no toga party: Boticelli-inspired art in the dining room and... read more
Suppliers to the region’s top restaurants, this roasthaus café and shop puts a face to their online boutique, teeming with beany delights, teas, books and tools. Like founders Michael ... read more
Besides importing perhaps the city's best selection of gourmet, exotic and single origin bars from places as far as Ghana, they also teach Chocolate 101 seminars, give informative tasting and pairi... read more
Organic beef, natural burgers. Started as a beach concession in 1977 by Vera herself. A family affair that took pride in serving the best possible burger to the customers they had grown to love. Ve... read more
Whatever the language, whatever the topic, there's probably a mag for it here. A welcome range of Canadian, US and international periodicals including (but certainly not limited to) fashion, music,... read more
Soft retro design is no stereotypical burger joint, but the cuisine is on the yummy side of authentic. Fries cut to order and cooked in olive oil are the food of Irish angels, and the freshness of ... read more
Beloved by gourmets and grannies alike for over two decades, Chef Andrea Carlson’s ever-changing menu features house-made cheeses, the freshest seasonal produce, and traditional favorites bur... read more
Frills? No. Damn good brunch on a dime? Absolutely. Mom and pop diner packs it full with sandal-sporting boys and Spicoli-ettes in need of nourishment. Simple menu offers fried, steamed, scrambled ... read more
It's a strange place to find such good sushi, but cash-strapped students Jericho beach picnickers have kept it flying off the plates (and donburi bowls) for years. You can do takeout, but you'd mis... read more
The best resource to hear what's new, who's coming to town, and why you should bother. If you like it (even if you don't know what "it" is) chances are it might be here. Besides the exotic, it's a ... read more
Escape Kits Beach through a hidden time-warp that should be a beer commercial. Named for Canada's WW1 flying ace, museum-worthy memorabilia and clientele fill this divinely photogenic serviceman's ... read more
This rough-edged, downmarket watering hole gets some of its charact...
Gorgeously designed to show off its serpentine curves and 110-year-...
The city’s first dedicated beer tasting room, gastropreneur S...
Showcasing a custom–built Kees van der Westen “Mirage&r...
The prescription at this gorgeous former pharmacy-turned-supper clu...