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Restaurants

West Restaurant

While perusing the online news from around the globe, a common trend is seen amongst a plethora of nations: intense and un-subsiding economic struggle followed by job lay-offs by the hundreds and...

The Afghan Horseman

 It was my turn to choose a restaurant and I found myself hankering for something utterly foreign and profoundly new. Vancouver is well known for providing its residents and tourists with a vast...

Did the Service Taste Okay?

On a rainy, blustery Sunday, my mom, brother, and I decided to spend a little quality time together over brunch. We opted for Hell’s Kitchen, an old standby in the Kitsilano neighbourhood, where the...

Vancouver for Locals

Go deep localThis is the local guide to Vancouver, as created by the locals themselves. We're highlighting independent businesses and secret spots: that hot new café, that perfect sandwich, that...