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Evan Lee

Posted on February 19th, 2013

Living in Vancouver, a city renowned for its photographic practices, artist Evan Lee’s innovative body of work has consistently challenged the nature of the media and its possibilities. We have followed Evan’s practice for years and while he is primarily associated with photography, it would be more accurate to say he works around it, often … (More →)

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Neil Wedman

Posted on February 12th, 2013

Installation view of the series Untitled (Flying Saucers & Underwater Volcanoes), 2010-2011
conté on laid paper. Photo: Scott Massey

The grisaille world of Neil Wedman’s monochromatic paintings and drawings is as infectious as are his many bouts of seemingly uncontrolled laughter; that laugh has been one of the most salient sources of public levity … (More →)

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Finch’s Market

Posted on February 5th, 2013

Finch’s Tea & Coffeehouse on Pender is a charming, cozy lunch spot that’s just the antidote when you’re looking for an alternative to all the corporate joints and fast food chains that dominate the downtown core. Our only complaint is that its rabid popularity results in long queues and hovering patrons anxiously eyeing tables to … (More →)

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Wil Aballe Art Projects

Posted on January 29th, 2013

Struck by the closing of several galleries in Vancouver and inspired by the success of other non-traditional art spaces, Wil Aballe has recently opened his eponymous Wil Aballe Art Projects with an inaugural exhibition of works by Sean Weisgerber. This collector-turned-gallerist, who admits to having been “obsessed” while collecting, packed up the majority of his … (More →)

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The Pie Shoppe

Posted on January 22nd, 2013

Vancouver has seen a recent revitalization of its dessert scene with macarons popping up rampantly in 2011, doughnuts coming to the fore in 2012, and French-inspired bakeries such as Theirry, Cadeaux and Beaucoup offering up their delicate treats made from top-shelf ingredients. We couldn’t be happier. The latest addition to the desert scene is The … (More →)

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Beaucoup Bakery & Café

Posted on January 8th, 2013

For anyone searching for a place worth breaking every single one of your New Year’s resolutions, look no further than Beaucoup Bakery & Café, the latest addition to the South Granville dining scene. Tucked away at the foot of Fir Street, this unassuming bakery is well worth the detour off the main Granville drag, though … (More →)

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2012 Food Trends

Posted on December 18th, 2012

2012 was a banner year for food in Vancouver with new restaurants opening seemingly every month that expanded and diversified the city’s culinary scene. No longer satisfied with sushi joints and big box chain restaurants, Vancouverites embraced the opportunity to sample a range of cuisines in well designed, inviting spaces. Restaurants at both high and … (More →)

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Top 5 Food and Drinks

Posted on December 11th, 2012

Having casual drinks, eating great food and having ample conversation with dear friends is always something that I truly value in life. I wouldn’t call myself a ‘foodie’ per say because the name bugs me as much as the definition, and I am definitely not a food expert. However, I do love discovering something good … (More →)