Broccoli Popcorn

The Arbor

The owners of Vancouver’s The Acorn are serving imaginative, yet affordable, vegetarian comfort food in a cozy new space.

2016

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Potluck Dinner table

In the Raw

Raw vegan diets are growing in popularity, and the options are anything but boring. Vancouver blogger Emily von Euw (of This Rawsome Vegan Life) hosts potluck dinners to bring her community of readers together.

Bowl of beef pho

Hungry in Hanoi?

The origins of phở (Vietnamese noodle soup) are debated, but according to Lucy Ava Liu, one thing is certain: there’s no better place to grab a bowl than the streets of Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi.

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Le Marché St. George

Le Marché St. George, a café located in East Vancouver, offers delicious European fare including crêpes, pastries, and quiches. Also for sale are specialty goods and gifts made by Lower Mainland and Gulf Island artisans.

Rice Bowl

Food Trucks

Vancouver’s food trucks offer a range of delicious options for food on the go, and represent the cuisines of a variety of Pacific Rim nations. We’ve rounded up and reviewed a few of the best.

Barista making latte art

Above Average Joe

For Australians, drinking coffee is about more than just the buzz. Australia’s well-developed coffee culture favours high-quality espresso-based drinks, such as the flat white, and the personal nature of small cafés.

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The Union

With a full menu of dishes from Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam, the Union is Vancouver’s one-stop shop for fresh and flavourful Southeast Asian cuisine. Their entrées provide the perfect combination of Eastern and Western flavours.

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Exile Bistro

This cozy restaurant in Vancouver’s West End serves a variety of healthy dishes and creative cocktails, with an emphasis on local wild and organic ingredients. A great spot for a romantic evening or a culinary adventure.

Mind Your Manners

It can be challenging to keep track of what’s polite in different cultures. Our guide to table manners at a traditional Chinese dinner covers correct etiquette for using chopsticks, pouring tea, and serving others.

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