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After Finitude

Posted on April 16th, 2013

We were very pleasantly surprised when we stumbled into the Or Gallery recently to catch After Finitude which is in its last couple of weeks on view. Vancouver is a city where painting often takes a backseat to other media, notably photography, so it’s always exciting for us to see a thoughtful group show locally … (More →)

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Wineries

Posted on April 9th, 2013

In an astonishingly short amount of time, British Columbia has gone from a wine backwater with a few local producers creating subpar offerings to a wine destination boasting more than 200 wineries – most located in the Okanagan Valley, where the desert climate is particularly well suited to growing grapes. Not only does BC produce … (More →)

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Knauf and Brown Interview

Posted on April 2nd, 2013

New to the world of product design and dedicated to the local creative community, Calen Knauf and Conrad Brown have spent the last couple of years hatching a promising collaboration under the banner Knauf & Brown. Before joining forces, the two designers were working separately on a variety of projects involving graphic design and photography. … (More →)

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Dinesty on Robson

Posted on March 26th, 2013

One of our favourite things about living in Vancouver is the sheer number of authentic Asian restaurants in and around the city so we were thrilled to hear Dinesty Chinese Restaurant based in Richmond was opening a branch on Robson Street in the West End. Dinesty’s Richmond branch is the top rated Chinese restaurant on … (More →)

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Nosh

Posted on March 19th, 2013

Despite being one of the most densely populated zones in Vancouver, there is a paucity of exciting restaurants in Kits that inspire a trip over the bridge. While there are a few neighbourhood standbys and a handful of Vancouver institutions, new restaurants often seem to struggle to find their niche. We doubt that the latest … (More →)

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Rainier Provisions

Posted on March 12th, 2013

It seems most of our dining recommendations recently have been focused around the Downtown Eastside. Our latest enjoyable food find is Rainier Provisions, brought to you by the Heather Hospitality Group, the people who have played a large part in gentrifying Gastown with good food and drink through perennial favourites like The Irish Heather and … (More →)

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Jeff Wall on Patrick Faigenbaum

Posted on March 5th, 2013

Since 2008, artist Jeff Wall has been co-curating exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery involving a seemingly disparate group of artists whose oeuvre includes installation, painting, photography and sculpture. His current project, Patrick Faigenbaum, opens this week and unites approximately 75 photographs by the Parisian artist for his first exhibition in Vancouver that span … (More →)

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Pidgin

Posted on February 26th, 2013

It seems like every time we stroll through the downtown eastside yet another previously boarded up storefront has been transformed into a new culinary destination. Pidgin, which opened its doors earlier this month, is the latest local restaurant to pick up on the small plates trend, offering an unusual menu of Asian-inspired dishes served family-style … (More →)