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!

superfood

Barley bread is a happy surprise

For years, we have heard about barley's nutritional upside. But did you know that it makes a tasty bread?

Five reasons to hate quinoa, the trendy health food

Quinoa is touted by health food evangelists as a superfood -- but that doesn't mean everyone has to love it.