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Does bad service still get 15 percent tip in Vancouver?
Tipping is more complicated than it seems. For some it's automatic. For others, it is a reflection of the service. For many diners, the truth lies somewhere in between.
Apr 8th, 2013
Buy Our Cluckin' Birds: BC Chicken Farmers Unite in Campaign
The British Columbia Chicken Growers' Association is receiving public funds to provide a marketing package touting the health and vitality of its member farms' chickens. Below you can see key...
Feb 13th, 2013
An easy three-course Valentine's Day recipe to get from stomach to love
This Valentine's Day, skip the roses and try this easy but impressive three-course recipe to win your lover's heart.
Feb 9th, 2012
Haggis and bagpipes at Vancouver's Floata Chinese Restaurant
Locals enjoy the Vancouver-only experience of eating traditional Scottish haggis in a historic Chinese restaurant.
Jan 28th, 2013
Glowbal Group's 2013 Dine Out Menu preview
On January 14, food writers and bloggers alike were treated to a food tour to preview the menus for Coast Restaurant and Black + Blue.
Jan 16th, 2013
Tarts Bakery brings tasty comfort food in a small package
When I think about tarts, it conjures images of sweet morsels of delectable pastry goodness, forked over good conversation and washed down with a hot cup of tea. Tarts Bakery near Broadway and...
Dec 1st, 2012
Vancouver's newest movers and shakers in the food industry share stories at Food Talks 3
Members of Vancouver's food community share how their passion and conviction lead them to the food industry.
Aug 16th, 2012
Five healthy cocktails in Vancouver
Aug 9th, 2012
Grocery Showcase West celebrates 50th anniversary
Last weekend, the Grocery Showcase West offered Vancouverites insight into the food industry, as well as its newest and hottest products.
Apr 24th, 2012
Cedar Creek Estate Winery celebrates 25th Anniversary with release of new aromatic whites
As one of the first pioneering wineries in the Okanagan Valley, CedarCreek Estate Winery released its first wines in 1987. Twenty-five years and two "Winery of the Year" awards later, proprietor...
Apr 17th, 2012