High end dining is an endangered species in Vancouver. We are known for being a casual and unceremonious people, and this is reflected in where we choose to eat. Luckily, there are still some gems left in the city; Hawksworth … Continue reading
The winners of the 24th annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards have been announced! This is inevitably my favourite issue of the year, and generally becomes my summer dining bible. In the near future I will be feature a post on the Restaurant (and Chef) of the year, Hawksworth. Congratulations to all of the winners, and get eating!
Caffe Artigiano has been able to maintain what very few successful coffee chains have: the quality of the very coffee they brew. While they offer many locations in the lower mainland, they have even spread eastward to Alberta. They flank … Continue reading
Cafe Bica is an unassuming spot set at the foot of Granville Island, serving bistro fare and Intelligentsia coffee. While the coffee is good, the reason to visit Bica is for the food. Cafe Bica goes above and beyond the … Continue reading
Another well-kept secret in Vancouver, Innocent Coffee serves delectable coffee and baked goodies. The brother and sister team make everything in house, and brew both Origins and Bows X Arrows. Never has innocence tasted so sinful.
Ethical Bean takes its commitment to eco-friendly, organic and fair trade seriously. Its offices and roastery are located at the border of Vancouver and Burnaby in a LEED Gold Standard building. They also have a small cafe serving delicious treats … Continue reading
Renowned as one of the best coffee houses in town, Matchstick did not disappoint. I wholeheartedly enjoyed their espresso, and will happily return. I highly recommend! Just don’t forget your plaid shirt and androgynous haircut.