Mercedes Grant

Alibi Room

In an attempt to find an eating destination that does not recognize “brunch” as an opportunity to use the dregs of the prior week’s product, we happened upon the Alibi Room, located at 157 Alexander...

Let's Save Wreck Beach

The famous and beautiful Wreck Beach located off of the UBC Campus has wooed me again and again in the summer months. The trek down a few hundred hand-carved wooden steps through a cool, urban jungle...

Thai Away Home

In an effort to curtail spending, my partner and I have been making a concerted effort to cut-out purchasing delivery meals and ordering take-out cuisine. Observing our obvious dismay over this sad...

Miss Vancouver Pageant Full of Fashion and Suspense

Thirteen young women from multi-cultural backgrounds presented themselves to an audience of friends, family, seven judges and media last Saturday evening to compete for the title of the first ever...

Nuba Restaurant

In the basement of the Dominion Building at 207 Hastings Street, the newly opened Nuba Restaurant serves tantalizing Lebanese cuisine. Nuba, the sophisticated sibling of Nuba Café at 1206 Seymour...

Deacon's Corner: Delicious, Comforting Cuisine

There is little that satiates the palate with as much satisfaction as a big plate of cheap, delicious diner cuisine, and the recently opened Deacon’s Corner, at 101 Main Street, provides just that....

Let's Go to Vij's Rangoli For Dinner Tonight

The praise for Chef Vikram Vij’s sophisticated and fascinating Indian cuisine at Vij’s, was rampant enough to prick my ears and my attention, but my wallet was spouting displeasure. How was I to...

What If The Movie Changed Your Life? "It Did Mine";

"What if you held the key to unlocking the greatest discovery of mankind? Unique and fascinating interviews with many of today’s most intrepid doctors, scientists, visionaries and philanthropists...

Suzanne Fetting and Absolute Confidence

As with the general population, I have days when I feel confident, loved, beautiful and happy. I also have days when I feel guilty, messy and generally, uninspired by life. What I want most is to be...

The Foundation Lounge

The Foundation Lounge at 2301 Main Street is well known amongst Vancouver’s vegetarian crowd while still being able to attract even the most carnivorous of carnivores. The proof of this being that...