Vancouver

  • The Fairmont Waterfront

    A hotel that feels more like a resort, with gorgeous views of the harbor. The Fairmont Waterfront 900 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC VC6 3L5; (+1)...

  • Nicli Antica Pizzeria

    Authentic Neapolitan pizza made with love in an Acunto oven from Naples. Nicli Antica Pizzeria 62 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1K3; (+1) 604-669-6985

  • L’Abattoir

    Chef Lee Cooper’s French dishes are sophisticated and ultra-fancy; the Gastown destination would make for a romantic evening out. The restaurant was built in the 19th...

  • Robson Street

    A stretch of commercial buildings and shopping boasts great Japanese izakaya (pub) establishments like Hapa (1479 Robson Street, Vancouver - (604) 689-4272). Robson Street Robson Street,...

  • Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie

    Chinatown street food, served with a witty twist in a hipster room. Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie 163 Keefer Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X3; (+1) 604-688-0876

  • A Few Thoughts on Vancouver’s Burgeoning Food Scene

    By now, you realize I’m in love with Vancouver. The natural beauty, the Asian element and of course, the people, all incredibly friendly to the...

  • Vancouver’s Granville Market a Foodie Mecca

      It’s bad enough Chicago doesn’t have a yearround market, at least like they do in Philadelphia, New York, Boston and Toronto.  But when I...

  • Izakayas Are Among Many Vancouver Originals

      Chicago restaurateurs have been trying – in vain – to jump-start the izakaya trend here, but it hasn’t worked, at least not yet. These...