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Openings & Closings

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Townsite Brewing Set to Open In Powell River

by paulkamon 01.03.2012

Get ready BC, more quality regionally brewed ale is on the way! The newest craft brewery on the immediate horizon is Townsite Brewing in Powell River on the upper Sunshine Coast. Just before the holidays, we caught up with the team as they were preparing their historic heritage space in the heart of Townsite for […]

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“Parallel 49 Brewing” Opening Up in East Van

by paulkamon 12.20.2011

Beer Santa has some more fine gifts to offer us, but they won’t be delivered until the new year. The beer elves are still busy putting the final touches on two new BC craft breweries that are set to join the growing artisan ranks in 2012.

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A Look at the New Wild Rice in New Westminster [video]

by paulkamon 11.19.2011

Check out this ‘behind the scenes’ video with restaurateur Andrew Wong, as he gives a guided tour of his brand new Wild Rice restaurant–soft opening this week in the renovated River Market in New Westminster. With Re-Up BBQ also staking a claim in the market building, expanding from the wet, cold and cramped quarters of […]

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Two Chefs and a Table Expands to Richmond

by Editor 11.01.2011

From the official press release: 9/4/2011 Two Chefs and a Table is pleased to announce that it will be expanding operations to Richmond with the opening of Two Chefs Richmond at 3331 Viking Way. The new location will serve the as both a locals’ favourite stop for breakfast, lunch and after work, a private events […]

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The American Cheesesteak Co. to Open on Davie Street

by Editor 10.01.2011

From the official press release… The American Cheesesteak Co. Opens the Door to a Philadelphia Tradition Restaurant is Vancouver’s first to pay homage to an authentic cheesesteak experience (Vancouver, B.C. – October 24, 2011) One of America’s most iconic food experiences arrives in Vancouver as The American Cheesesteak Co. opens in the heart of the […]

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“Pizzeria Farina” Hits the Ground Running on Main Street

by paulkamon 09.08.2011

Italian-inspired pizzerias are popping up all over the city (Nicli Antica in Gastown, Novo in Kits, and  Verace in Crosstown) with a couple more promising ones still yet to come to East Van (Barbarella on Broadway, Via Tevere on Victoria), and I wouldn’t want it any other way. Of all the comfort foods direly overdue […]

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“Revolver Coffee” Opens on Cambie Street in Gastown

by Mette-Marie Hansen 09.02.2011

Perhaps no one in the Giannakos family thought they would end up with a state-of-the-art coffee shop in downtown Vancouver when they opened Cafe Crema in West Vancouver back in December 2006. But this weekend, Revolver Coffee is set to open on 325 Cambie Street in Gastown after many months of build-out. The design is […]

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NOVO Pizzeria and Wine Bar to Open on Burrard

by paulkamon 08.04.2011

Maybe Keith Talent’s incessant whining (here and here) about the lack of good authentic Italian pizza in Vancouver is finally producing some tangible results. In the last few months alone, Nicli Antica Pizzeria opened up in Gastown, Verace Pizzeria Napoletana in Crosstown, and soon Novo Pizzeria and Wine Bar will open in Kitsilano in the […]

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The Oakwood Canadian Bistro Joins the UD Community

by Editor 07.28.2011

A warm welcome to The Oakwood Canadian Bistro in Kitsilano, the newest member of the Urban Diner community.

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Edible Canada Opens on Granville Island

by paulkamon 07.21.2011

Edible Canada recently opened its doors right in the heart of Granville Island. The long-standing and expansive vision of chef and entrepreneur, Eric Pateman, the business (originally known as Edible Vancouver, then Edible British Columbia) has grown from humble beginnings as a 400 square foot stall in the market selling locally-sourced artisan products to a […]

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“Electric Owl” Lands in the American Hotel

by Jacob Galbraith 07.18.2011

The City of Vancouver isn’t short on venues, to be sure, but what it has lacked for ages is a place that pays as much attention to its events as it does the other aspects of its operation. Translation: it’s hard to get a good bite at the same spot you’ll witness a great show, […]

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Local Fresh Food Market – Farmers-Owned Store (Re)Opens in Vancouver

by Editor 06.23.2011

The Local Fresh Food Market has risen out of the ashes of adversity and transformed into a farmer owned store that is fast becoming a vital part of the neighbourhood and a direct link to local farm products. Formerly known as the Grow-In Grocer, the store almost collapsed when former owner, Deb Reynolds, disappeared with […]

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