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Top 5 Restaurants in Vancouver: Robbie Kane's guide
Since it opened in 2008, Café Medina has carved out a niche as one of Vancouver’s premier destinations for breakfast, lunch and daily brunch. Owner Robbie Kane’s pioneering attitude toward café...
Feb 8th, 2015
Aphrodite’s Organic Café is Growing
Aphrodite will be sharing part of the new space with The Green Moustache, a local (Whistler) organic juice bar.
Jan 16th, 2015
Best Vancouver Restaurants: a strip club makes the cut
You probably don't associate strip clubs with high quality food, but the food program is light years ahead of the straight-off-the-Sysco-truck menus of similar establishments.
Apr 16th, 2014
The Phnom Penh, a family affair
Expect a long wait followed by a fantastic meal. Reservations only for parties of 8 or more.
Claire Livia Lassam
Mar 26th, 2014
Top 5 Restaurants in Vancouver: Barbecue Evangelist Rockin' Ronnie Shewchuk's Guide
Dec 13th, 2013
Vancouver Observer Restaurant Power Rankings makes its debut
Vancouver has a number of high profile restaurant awards and rankings. Some are better than others, some are high profile public relations exercises and some are downright awful. The Vancouver...
Oct 3rd, 2013
How much should you tip? Talk to your server
How much do you tip and why? Does the server earn a gratuity or is it simply expected? Veteran server and bartender Nathan Collins has some simple advice for the worry-stricken tipper.
Jul 15th, 2013
Black + Blue launches new rooftop patio
Last week, Black + Blue threw a party highlighting their hospitality, a variety of drinks and food and their uniquely designed, newly launched rooftop patio.
Apr 29th, 2013
Reserved until the wine worked its magic
Columbia Winery opened their doors to host the inaugural Woodinville Reserve, an exciting event that was overflowing with local wine, food and people.
Apr 19th, 2013
Discover Woodinville Wine at an exclusive tasting this weekend
Woodinville Wine Country introduces a new exclusive tasting event featuring 90+ rated wines from 40 of the region's wineries and a handful of Woodinville's restaurants.
Apr 8th, 2013