Collected by Husna Ali-Khan
1226 Bute St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1Z8, Canada
Probably one of the most traditional sushi bars in the city, Maumi is a tiny spot just off Davie Street at Bute. You’ll need a reservation and they don’t serve alcohol but you’ll just be coming here to experience superb seafood from Japan made by...
1535 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9, Canada
Stop by to visit this incredible sushi spot after a trip to Granville Island, it’s the place where many sushi chefs in the city go to eat on their day off. The fish quality is incredible and the flavours are clean and simple; you won’t find...
2775 W 16th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6K 3X5, Canada
Sample your way around the menu with an appetizer platter which features five daily specials, and a ‘Four of a Kind’ sashimi selection with four different signature sauces. Zest offers wine pairings from BC and beyond with their hot kitchen items,...
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...
841 Bidwell St, Vancouver, BC V6G 2J7, Canada
It’s been tough for veggies or those who don’t eat pork who’ve been left out of the ramen trend, but everyone can enjoy the tasty bowls of soup at the Ramenman who only serve Toripaitan (chicken-based) and vegetarian broth. This is a very cool...
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...
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...
3825 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3P1, Canada
Follow the shoals of sustainable seafood fans up Main Street for a counter lunch at the West Coast’s very first all-sustainable seafood store, The Fish Counter. It has one of the city’s only gluten-free fryers (alongside its regular fryer) cooking...
1479 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6G 1C1, Canada
Hapa Izakaya is one of the city's most popular Izakaya outlets with three restaurants across the city and one in Toronto and Calgary. They've won awards for their superb Japanese cuisine which offers local and seasonal produce along with...
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