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From enthusiast to full-fledged career, Andrew Lau aka @thendrw turned his passion for sneakers, basketball, and fashion into a full-time career with a click of a shutter. Andrew’s photography work has been featured in many online publications and all over social media (over 50K followers on Instagram) with notable clients like Nike, BMW, adidas, I.T Hong Kong, NBA, and more. Check out our conversation with Andrew as he shares his thoughts on fast foods, photography philosophies and who he thinks will be the 2018 NBA champions. TEAMCHOMP: Hey Andrew, can

One of the most common questions you’ll hear from your significant other is “Where should we go eat?” and most of the time, you don’t have a clue. Lucky for us in this day and age we have Instagram, with over 800 million users worldwide, it’s become the go-to platform to check out new eats. We tend to hear the terms “Foodie” or “Foodstagramer” quite often, and we gravitate towards these individuals because they showcase an array of stunning food photos. But do you ever stop and wonder what goes

Hypebeasts are generally pretty easy to spot in the wild. Think about the times you’ve seen someone wearing a hoodie with a red box and “SUPREME” written inside ($800+ value) while strutting around like he’s a boss. One question I get asked a lot about hypebeasts, being a bit of one myself, is whether we wear these pieces because we genuinely love the quality, style and fit, or if it’s just for the branding. That question is what inspired this article because I wanted to tie together 2 things that

Chinese New Year, a time when your Chinese homies seems to be busy with family dinners every other day. A time of the year where some of your local asian malls become flooded with people to the point where you might think you landed in Asia (Aberdeen, anyone?). A time when some of the best Chinese dishes are the reason why you opted out of going for drinks. We have all heard of the annual traditions such as red pocket money, but have you ever given much thought as to

“Do you want to come to a chicken pot dinner?” Without the slightest idea that a “chicken pot” might be a real thing, I assumed that my friend was inviting me to eat chicken pot pie. It made sense. It was freezing cold outside and what better comfort food than a piping hot chicken pot pie? Well, not only did I learn that Taiwanese-style chicken hot pot is indeed a real thing, but I also found out that it’s the real deal if you’re looking for soul-warming food that can be shared

Some Vancouverites love shopping, others doing yoga on the Burrard Bridge and some even have a weekly ritual of grabbing brunch on sunday mornings. So what happens when Vancouver becomes… Raincouver? One thing comes to mind – a nice hot bowl of noodle soup to warm the soul. People have all heard of the hyped noodles places with photos seen all over Instagram, but what about the hidden gems around town without the same social media presence? We have put together a list of TEAMCHOMP’s Top 5 Low-Key noodle joints