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

In our quest to explore the interactions between food and culture, we thought: “where better to start than with Vancouver’s very own, Jeff Hamada?” As the creator and driving force behind one of the most popular art blogs on the planet, Booooooom, Jeff has established himself as a tastemaker in the industry. He’s got a keen eye and has a pulse on emerging artists and trends. So what does an art nut like Jeff have to say about hangover cures and his favourite place to eat outside of Vancouver? We

Instagram’s filled with mouthwatering foodie photos and for those who use the #TEAMCHOMP hashtag, we see you (insert eyes emoji). Each week we’ll be selecting 10 photos with our hashtag to be showcased in our “Straight Outta Instagram” feature. Nothing beats scrumptious food, eye-catching photos, and great people. Here are this week’s top 10 photos. Remember to tag your foodie photos with #TEAMCHOMP. Tuna Tataki, Matcha Latte, Homemade Matcha and Chocolate Treats ?? || Basho Cafe and Sweets • They only have 2 options for lunch, but y'all don't have

Instagram’s filled with mouthwatering foodie photos and for those who use the #TEAMCHOMP hashtag, we see you (insert eyes emoji). Each week we’ll be selecting 10 photos with our hashtag to be showcased in our “Straight Outta Instagram” feature. Nothing beats scrumptious food, eye-catching photos, and great people. Here are this week’s top 10 photos. Remember to tag your foodie photos with #TEAMCHOMP. Rough day ?, eat ramen? to make it all better. In picture: Tsukemen, and Tomato Cheese Ramen. A photo posted by Peter – Vancouver BC (@hangrymechanic) on

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

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