After 11 years of bringing you local reporting, the team behind the Vancouver Observer has moved on to Canada's National Observer. You can follow Vancouver culture reporting over there from now on. Thank you for all your support over the years!


Eating out: where to take a jaded New Yorker for dinner in Vancouver

VO publisher Linda Solomon asked Facebook friends where to take a discerning New Yorker out to dinner in Vancouver to show off the city's best. Here's what they said.

Gazillionaire Mark Zuckerberg caught waiting for Japa Dog like regular Joe

Mark Zuckerberg was spotted lining up for a Japa Dog on Burrard Street in Vancouver on Sunday. "Gazillionaire Mark Zuckerberg getting a Japadog on Burrard St. In #Vancouver. Really blends into his...

Noriki Tamura talks Japa Dog

For Japa Dog owner Noriki Tamura, food vendor wasn't always on the career menu. He moved to Vancouver in 2005. That year, mini Japanese style hot dog carts started popping up around...

Vancouver's Japadog rolls into New York City

The famous Vancouver-based Japanese hotdog stand Japadog is opening in the East Village  in Manhattan. From a lone hot dog cart to several locations, including store front, this will be Japadog'...

The Vancouver Observer photo pool on Flickr

A summer wrap-up of pictures seen on our Vancouver Observer Flickr group.

Gone to the dogs: street food in Vancouver

Blindfold me, feed me a hotdog and I can probably tell you where I am. Dogs are long with soft buns, tangy remoulade and toasted onions topped with thinly sliced, brined pickles?  Location...