Tag Archive: Vancouver

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Nook Kitsilano

Posted on August 13th, 2013

As we’ve been enjoying exceptionally beautiful weather this summer in Vancouver, we’ve found ourselves heading to the beach in the evenings to relish the stunning vistas. Yet after a stroll on the seawall, we’ve often lamented the scarcity of enticing options for dinner. Of course there’s no shortage of places serving up beer, burgers and … (More →)

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Graze

Posted on August 6th, 2013

While vegetarian cuisine has become decidedly mainstream—a host of innovative restaurants have opened in Vancouver over the past few years that make even the staunchest carnivore forget that they’re not eating meat—vegan food remains a much harder sell. Without the aid of dairy products like cheese and eggs that can transform vegetables into rich, delectable … (More →)

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Homer Street Café and Bar

Posted on July 30th, 2013

We have been feeling a bit uninspired by the dining choices in the downtown core as of late, which is why Homer Street Café and Bar is such a welcome newcomer to the area. We visited this recent addition to Yaletown and were very pleasantly surprised by their refined home-style menu which focuses on preparing … (More →)

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Khan Lee: Hearts and Arrows

Posted on July 16th, 2013

Centre A has left its former cavernous space at the corner of Hastings and Carrall street and relocated to a much smaller and more suitable venue on a burgeoning street in Chinatown. The gallery’s focus remains contemporary Asian art and it is the only public art gallery in the country with this mandate. For the … (More →)

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As It Is @ Wil Aballe Art Projects, Vancouver

Posted on July 15th, 2013

I haven’t made it there yet, but I’m looking forward to checking out the latest show at Wil Aballe Art Projects called As It Is which includes work by an impressive emerging group of artists: Jeremy Hof, Vanessa Maltese, Deirdre McAdams, Sean Mills, Jonathan Syme and Angela Teng. I’m certainly familiar with Hof’s labour … (More →)

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Upcoming Doug Coupland show @ VAG

Posted on July 12th, 2013

I’m working on the upcoming solo survey show of the artwork of celebrated author, artist and designer Douglas Coupland which opens at the Vancouver Art Gallery next May. Many fans who have followed Doug’s books for years will be surprised to know that he actually graduated with a BFA from art school (Emily Carr College … (More →)

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Brian Jungen & Duane Linklater: Modest Livelihood

Posted on July 9th, 2013

Modest Livelihood, currently on view at Catriona Jeffries Gallery in Vancouver, is a collaborative exhibition, which marks Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater’s first foray into film. Three short films, Lull, Stalker, and Lean play in the main gallery space providing a backdrop for the exhibition’s centerpiece film, titled Modest Livelihood, from … (More →)

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La Casita, Vancouver

Posted on July 8th, 2013


I’m always on the lookout for Mexican joints which are, on the whole, notoriously sub-par in Vancouver. For some reason, this cuisine which appears so simple is woefully difficult to get just right–perhaps because the dishes are often so plain that there’s nowhere to hide. I’ve was disappointed on my last venture to La Taqueria … (More →)


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