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Valentine's Day: seven most romantic Vancouver restaurants

The countdown to the most overhyped romantic day of the year begins. Book your Valentine's Day dinner now before it's too late.

Interview with Steve Nikolayev, founder of Foodie Card

Originally an Engineer, Steve has found his passion in a more people-oriented industry as a Development Director and Food Guru for Foodie Card.

Eating like a king at Kingyo Izakaya

Upon entering the restaurant I was impressed by the decor, the open-concept kitchen (normal for Japanese restaurants) and the friendly staff.

A taste of Malaysia with a Western twist at Kaya Malay Bistro

This relatively new restaurant has a warm and inviting atmosphere that exudes a fine dining feel while providing casual and friendly service, and food at a fair price.

Not your average pancake during Van Foodster's Pancake Challenge

Richard Wolak challenged Vancouver's Chefs to create a pancake unique to their restaurant. Check out what they concocted.

Test Kitchen Tuesdays at Two Chefs and a Table

Two Chefs and a Table, known for their workplace catering and their quaint bistro in Gastown, is now bringing to the table a new kind of dining - Test Kitchen Tuesdays. In an unconventional manner...

Taste at Club 560 hosts media party

Italian-inspired, local ingredient based dishes paired with a curated wine list and bespoke cocktails now available in Downtown Vancouver.

Re-establishing themselves in the culinary world

Establishment Lounge is stepping it up a notch and bringing their "A game" plate after plate and drink after drink.

Satisfying cravings at Cray Kitchen and Bar

Deep fried dishes and seafood galore is what you would expect in Louisiana and now also what you can expect in Vancouver at Cray Kitchen and Bar.

Mother's Day ideas for every type of mom

Instead of slapping on some coloured macaroni on a picture frame this year, take your mom out on a Mother's Day date. We've got creative and luxurious date ideas for every type of mom.