It’s high season for berries at the Vancouver Farmers Markets

14 July 2017, 9:47 | Posted in ActivitiesEventsFoodLifestyle

It’s high season for berries at the Vancouver Farmers Markets

It’s high season for berries at the Vancouver Farmers Markets right now. So for those who are keen to jam, bake, and preserve -- now's the time to get them at their peak. The vendors are busy too – not...

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Keep Your Eyes Peeled For the BBQ Boat

12 June 2017, 14:52 | Posted in ActivitiesFoodLifestyle

Keep Your Eyes Peeled For the BBQ Boat

Cast a gaze down from Cambie Street Bridge on a sunny summer day and you'll likely spot a bright-orange boat bobbing around False Creek. Joe de Keyser combined his two favourite pastimes: cruising on the water and firing up the...

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@fablekitchen x @vancouverlivin Instagram Contest

28 April 2017, 12:09 | Posted in EventsFoodKits Beach

@fablekitchen x @vancouverlivin Instagram Contest

I'm stoked to be partnering up with Chef Trevor Bird of Fable Kitchen - someone who may look familiar to those who love The Food Network! He made Vancouver proud in 2012 when he competed in Top Chef Canada, and...

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Coming soon! The Kitsilano Farmers Market

11 April 2017, 14:20 | Posted in ActivitiesEventsFoodKits BeachLifestyle

Coming soon! The Kitsilano Farmers Market

The countdown is on! In less than a month, the Kitsilano Farmers Market is back! From May 7 to October 22, 2017, every Sunday from 10am-2pm, the Kits Community Centre parking lot transforms! Fill your baskets and backpacks with local...

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Restaurants We Love - Nook

27 March 2017, 18:10 | Posted in Food

Restaurants We Love - Nook

Just as the name suggests, Nook is a cozy little spot in the Vancouver neighbourhood of Kitsilano. Tucked in on Yew Street, just up from Kits Beach, Nook attracts couples, young families, and close pals. The vibe is friendly and homey, with a lively Italian...

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Breweries We Love - Strange Fellows Brewing

23 March 2017, 17:06 | Posted in FoodGeneral

Breweries We Love - Strange Fellows Brewing

I want to share the story of a strange fellow. I’ve known Aaron Jonckheere for a very long time, and he’s always been one of the most entrepreneurial guys I’ve ever met. But through all his exciting ideas and business...

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Restaurants We Love - 49th Parallel

14 March 2017, 21:01 | Posted in FoodKits Beach

Restaurants We Love - 49th Parallel

I mentioned in my last Market Update that "49th Parallel on the corner of West 4th and Yew is where the cool kids hang out." But I failed to mention why this place is so damn cool! The West 4th cafe...

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Restaurants We Love - Be Fresh Local Market

06 March 2017, 9:03 | Posted in FoodKits Beach

Restaurants We Love - Be Fresh Local Market

I've always enjoyed the vibes at Be Fresh Local Market on the corner of Cypress and W 1st. It’s a place where folk living and working in the Kitsilano neighbourhood of West Vancouver gather to enjoy a drink, snack or...

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Restaurants We Love - Agro Roasters

03 March 2017, 10:43 | Posted in Food

Restaurants We Love - Agro Roasters

I get fired up when I walk into new and bustling coffee joints that have good vibes and great coffee. Agro Roasters is one of those joints that's worth posting about. The interior design (with beautiful pieces from their neighbour, Daly...

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Restaurant We Love- Platform 7

23 November 2016, 12:46 | Posted in Food

Restaurant We Love- Platform 7

All Aboard! Platform 7’s second location has just opened at 2300 West Broadway in Kitsilano, the former location of Higher Grounds. For those familiar with Platform 7’s original location at Hastings and Nanaimo, this space has also been designed to resemble a train station, the newest...

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