Collected by Dayna Sussman
1505 W 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1E8, Canada
One of the most prized delicacies on the West coast is the B.C. spot prawn. Ultra-sustainable and super-sweet, the B.C. spot prawn is famous for its large size, delicate flavor and distinct white spots. The spot prawn season lasts for around six...
1622 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5L 3Y4, Canada
There should probably be some kind of law against this... Nothing should be this sinfully good! La Mezcaleria’s insanely brilliant queso fundido dish arrives sizzling and smoking hot to your table. I love it topped with spicy choritzo which you...
777 Thurlow St, Vancouver, BC V6E 3V5, Canada
Sure, in the summer there is absolutely no better place to be than on the patio at Joe Fortes, enjoying their lavish hospitality in their sun-trap garden in the heart of the city, but really, every smart Vancouverite knows, that Joe’s is great...
637 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2G3, Canada
A young city like Vancouver doesn’t offer up much in the way of Old School experiences, which is why I adore the atmosphere at Hy’s for when I want to pretend it’s the '50s and have a sexy Mad Men-esque steak-and-three-martinis lunch. The menu is...
780 Richards St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3A4, Canada
Without a doubt the longest queues in the city form every day to eat the ambrosial offerings at Café Medina, but smart diners beat the crowds and head there at off peak lunch hours (especially Tuesdays and Wednesdays) or at 2pm, the last call is...
217 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2J2, Canada
You’ll find people queuing outside the doors in Gastown throughout the week to take advantage of L'Abattoir's excellent bar-only Happy Hour from 5.30-6.30pm which offers half-priced appetizers from their award-winning menu, daily red and white...
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4, Canada
Vancouver’s most famous urban space, the thousand-acre Stanley Park, epitomizes everything that locals here love about the outdoors, and visitors have many ways to explore the expansive grounds. Hiking trails weave around totem poles and hemlock...
163 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X4, Canada
If I’m on Keefer Street, then it’s a pretty certain bet you’ll find me wandering into this critically acclaimed modern Chinese brasserie to have their exquisite beef tartare. I'll stop in and order this when I’m alone for the very selfish reason...
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