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Oh, how times have changed for sushi restaurants in Vancouver. Once rulers of the land, eat-till-you-barf joints have mostly gone the way of the dinosaur, replaced by mango sauce rolls and $20 aburi sushi. While there’s still plenty of love for tried-and-true traditional Japanese spots for sushi, there’s a new raw fish obsession taking over the city: poké. While poké is usually served as an appetizer in Hawaii, more recent adaptations popping up around North America are making more of a meal out of it by serving it in a bowl atop rice and/or salad. Poké stops

Vancouver. We love our bikes, our hikes and our dragon boat races. And when we’re done with all that fitness stuff, what do we do? We flock to the nearest ice cream place to balance out the universe, of course! And with all due love and respect to some of the existing go-to’s around town, some of us are just obsessed with what’s new and exciting. Enter: Mister. Since opening their doors earlier this summer, owners Michael Lai and Tommy Choi have proven that they can beat the heat with their

Gogan Shottha is a David amongst many Goliaths. Opening an independent grocery store in a market overloaded by major chain stores is no easy task. So how is it that The August Market has already won a Golden Plate Award from The Georgia Straight, despite being open for less than a year? The hallmarks of the increasingly popular Main Street grocery store are authenticity, value, and community – qualities that have locals coming back time and time again. And while having fresh, competitively-priced produce is of course a staple of

Vancouver is definitely a place filled with hidden gems. Sometimes, tucked away in areas with virtually no foot traffic, you’ll find a spot that is just so crazy good that you have to blow it up all over social media. Rooster’s Ice Cream Bar is one of those spots. Their homemade ice cream has created quite a buzz and has quickly become a word-of-mouth destination for sweet treats. But beyond serving up a winning selection of unique flavours, Rooster’s has earned a solid reputation for donating proceeds of their sales to various charitable causes. Who said ice cream had to be a total guilty

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