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Ski Season: Where to Eat in Whistler, British Columbia

Naomi Bishop 5 comments

Just because almost anything tastes good after a long day slaloming through the snow in Whistler, British Columbia, doesn't mean you have to settle for subpar supper in this mountainside resort town. Here's our cheatsheet for apr├Ęs ski eating, from oyster happy hour to local elk tartare. More

L'Opera Patisserie Brings French Baked Goods to Richmond, British Columbia

Sweets Jay Friedman Post a comment

Amidst the Chinese bakeries selling wife cakes, pineapple buns, and egg tarts, I was surprised to see that a French patisserie recently opened in Richmond, offering breakfast pastries, lunch service, and even afternoon high tea. More

Best Bites in the Asian Food Mecca of Richmond, British Columbia

Jay Friedman 3 comments

Spend a day in this Asian food mecca just outside of Vancouver and you can start with dim sum, end with night market fare, and feast proudly on fried chicken, ramen, bubble tea and more in between. More

A Sandwich a Day: Smoked Albacore Tuna at Fol Epi in Victoria, BC

A Sandwich a Day Jay Friedman Post a comment

Would it be too grandiose for me to proclaim that the Smoked Albacore Tuna ($7) at Fol Epi in Victoria, British Columbia, is one of the best sandwiches in the world? It's certainly one of my absolute favorites. More

Serious Reads: John Schreiner's BC Coastal Wine Tour Guide

Drinks Anne Zimmerman Post a comment

On a recent trip to British Columbia, I carried John Schreiner's BC Coastal Wine Tour Guide. What better way to review a book for Serious Eats: Drinks than to put it to the test? We were two thirsty travelers in search of inspiration and knowledge. Could Schreiner help us? More

Exploring the Nanaimo Bar Trail in Nanaimo, British Columbia

Sweets Erin Jackson 3 comments

In Nanaimo, British Columbia (home of the Nanaimo bar), several bakeries and restaurants have put their own spin on the classic bar, creating everything from Nanaimo bar cheesecake to Nanaimo bar martinis. I took a walk (which quickly turned into a waddle) down the "Nanaimo Bar Trail" to document a dozen of the offerings. More

Serious Reads: Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest by Lisa M. Morrison

Drinks Anne Zimmerman 6 comments

The book is far more than just a list of breweries, tasting rooms, and pubs. It's an in-depth look at the Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia brew scene that is spiked with history, factoids, and profiles of Pacific Northwest beer pioneers. More

A Sandwich a Day: Sandos at Miura Waffle Milk Bar in Vancouver

A Sandwich a Day Erin Jackson 4 comments

Miura Waffle Milk Bar in Vancouver is doing some very interesting things to waffles. The shop sells a variety of savory and sweet waffle "sandos" derived from "sandoitchi," a Japanese word for sandwich. The Garlic Chicken Waffle Sando is stuffed with juicy garlic-spiked chicken, red miso, cabbage slaw, and a drizzle of mayo. But the meat isn't sandwiched between the two waffles as you might expect; it's cooked directly into the batter. More

Whistler, B.C.: At Milestone's Grill and Bar, Get a Californian Burger While Skiing in Canada

A Hamburger Today Leslie Kelly Post a comment

[Photographs: Leslie Kelly] Milestone's Grill and Bar 4555 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia, V0N 1B4 (map); 604-905-5422; more locations listed at milestonesrestaurants.com Cooking Method: Grilled Short Order: This hefty burger is super juicy and nicely dressed up with tasty... More

Cocktails and Spirits with Paul Clarke: Where to Drink in Vancouver

Drinks Paul Clarke 5 comments

Vancouver also has a craft-cocktail scene that is just now reaching critical mass, and the city now has a number of places where you can find ambitious, creative drinks unlike those found anywhere else in the world. More

Moderne Burger vs. The Tomahawk in Vancouver

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 1 comment

Photograph of burger from Moderne Burger from Roland on Flickr Alexandra Gill of The Globe and Mail compares two popular Vancouver-area burger joints, Modern Burger and The Tomahawk. Although Moderne makes a "seriously good burger that is moist and... More

Serious Sandwiches: Najib's Special at Nuba

Zach Brooks 4 comments

Cauliflower is a pretty unpopular vegetable, isn't it? I'm not a huge fan (possibly because of the cauliflower and ketchup pasta I was subjected to as a kid), and I'm not alone, due in no small part to the fact that most people boil it to death. Take that same cauliflower, deep-fry it, and serve it in sandwich form, like they do at Nuba, in downtown Vancouver, and you may see a lot more converts.... More

Serious Sandwiches: The Japadog

Zach Brooks 5 comments

While most people wouldn't think of a hot dog as a sandwich, Merriam-Webster defines a sandwich as "two or more slices of bread, or a split roll, having a filling in between." So a hot dog, in a bun, according to the dictionary is in fact a sandwich. Put that same hot dog in a bun and top it with ingredients normally found in a sushi restaurant, and you've got a Serious Sandwich. Or, as it's called in downtown Vancouver, a Japadog. Open for almost two years, Japadog is exactly the kind of hot dog stand you'd expect in Vancouver, where the population is almost one-third Asian. In a lot of ways, it's like your typical downtown hot dog... More

Bryan Adams and His Brief Career in Burgerdom

A Hamburger Today Adam Kuban 1 comment

Bryan Adams' Concert in Charlottetown, blogged to AHT from the Flickr photostream of Ihsan* Did you know Bryan Adams used to wash dishes at a North Vancouver restaurant noted for its unique burgers? Here's the story ... Last night,... More

The Skookum Chief: the Best Burger in North Vancouver?

A Hamburger Today Adam Kuban 5 comments

TOMAHAWK RESTAURANT Location: 1550 Philip Ave., North Vancouver, B.C. [map] Phone: 604-988-2612 Website: tomahawkrestaurant.com Friend of AHT Tangiene P. of Vancouver, B.C., took this photo. She says, "Here is the 'Skookum Chief Burger' from Tomahawk restaurant in North Vancouver. It... More

Moody for Moderne

A Hamburger Today Adam Kuban 10 comments

Vancouver's Moderne Burger Reopens After Fire Yesterday we called for retaliation against Canada in the Bigger-Burger War. Today we're making an effort at detente by highlighting Moderne Burger in Vancouver, British Columbia. Moderne came to our attention in the same... More

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