Vancouver trip sept 2016
Collected by Agha Khan
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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...
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...
1038 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0B9, Canada
I’ll come clean: I have a huge food-crush on chef Taka, I really respect the commitment that he and his team have to maintaining our oceans and seafood with their strict 100% Ocean Wise menu policy. I always love absolutely everything this...
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...
1635 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6G 1C8, Canada
Oh Zabu chicken, how I love you, let me count the ways... You’ll find this addictive Korean-fried chicken joint along Robson Street and invariably, you’ll have to wait for a table. No matter! While you loiter in the queue, you can listen to the...
413 Industrial Ave, Vancouver, BC V6A 2P8, Canada
Masters of the art of chocolate and cream puffs, the international award-winning team at BETA5 inspire deep devotion from their fans and one bite of their lighter than-air puffs will show you why. Tucked away in an industrial estate by the railway...
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...
801 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 1P7, Canada
On the Howe St side of the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, look for the red velvet rope and head downstairs to this gloriously grown-up cocktail bar with live music and some of the most creative cocktails in town. Take, for instance, the Inception...
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...
801 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 1P7, Canada
Possibly one of the finest cocktail bars in North America, everything about the Hawksworth Bar experience dazzles: from the Damien Hirst artwork on the walls to the soft cream leather couches, and the exceptional hospitality and wonderful quality...
1725 Powell St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1H6, Canada
Tucked away in East Van’s brewery district, Odd Society make some of the city’s most interesting small batch spirits, such as their truly mouth watering Bittersweet Vermouth and their popular Crème de Cassis made with local blackcurrents. From...
6 Powell St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1E9, Canada
A clandestine spot to imbibe in Gastown, the Diamond is the speakeasy when you're in Vancouver. Bar none, one of the best bars I have been to on recommendation from Nathan at Judas Goat. They will make you anything here, like a tasty pisco sour....
135 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X3, Canada
After a long day relaxing near the lily pads in Vancouver's beautiful Chinese gardens, head a few blocks towards Chinatown for some of the best cocktails west of Chicago. Keefer Bar is located on the ground floor of this restored turn of the...
Vancouver, BC, Canada
The city's very own mountain soars above the Downtown core, just 20 minutes drive away from town. If you're feeling active try the 'Grouse Grind', a punishing 2.9-kilometre trail up the face of Grouse Mountain, commonly referred to as “Mother...
3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4J1, Canada
This 27-acre attraction in North Vancouver gets the heart racing with a suspension bridge that bounces 230 feet above a forested river gorge. Even more spectacular, however, is the Cliffwalk, a labyrinth of walkways along the granite flank of...
Mount Seymour, North Vancouver, BC V7G 1L3, Canada
Mt. Seymour on the north shore of Vancouver has a great network of snowshoeing trails that lead you up up up to the ultimate pay off...stellar views of Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Bring some nuts or birdseed and the whiskey jacks will be...
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