Where to Check Off Your New Year’s Resolutions in Vancouver

Meeting your resolution goals is easy when you live in an outdoor playground like Vancouver.

The new year is approaching and with it comes the promise of a new start – to get rid of those holiday pounds, to conquer that phobia once and for all, to make it all the way through Sober January… Of course, keeping New Year’s promises is easiest when you can engage in activities that support your resolution. Luckily, Vancouver is rife with activities, attractions and venues that are resolution-friendly while still allowing you to indulge in life’s not-so-sinful pleasures. Cheers to a new and improved you in 2018!

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Where to Check Off Your New Year’s Resolutions in Vancouver

Introducing The Arbor, a new Vegetarian Restaurant in Vancouver

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Another one of the great things about Vancouver’s food scene is the quality of vegetarian and vegan dining choices out there. Dishes at these establishments are inventive, often showcase local and/or organic ingredients, and, frankly, are delicious for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.

Well-known vegetarian restaurants include long-running The Naam (2724 West 4th Avenue) for its popular stir-fried Buddha’s Feast and various Dragon Bowls; Zend Conscious Lounge (1130 Mainland Street), which specializes in organic, gluten-free, nutritionally dense cuisine; and The Acorn (3995 Main Street), which has become one of Vancouver’s top, award-winning dining establishments. The restaurant offers creative and lip smacking dishes that highlight fresh, local produce. For example, their beer battered halloumi with a zucchini and potato pancake, smashed peas, mint yogurt, and lemon balm is a playful veggie rendition of English fish ‘n’ chips.

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Introducing The Arbor, a new Vegetarian Restaurant in Vancouver

Dine On Eight Unique Curries at the First-Ever Curry Cup

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If you’ve got a craving for curry, then look no further. The Chefs’ Table Society of B.C. presents the Curry Cup on Tuesday, March 4th. Eight chefs will compete with their own unique curry dish to win the inaugural curry competition. For those who’ve never tried it, curry is a dish with roots in cultures across the world, including Indian, Thai, Malaysian, and Indonesian cuisine. Though it can refer to many dishes, in general, curry is a dish with meat and/or vegetables cooked in a richly spiced sauce. Curry is usually eaten with rice and a flatbread such as naan or roti. For many chefs, curry is the ultimate family-style staff meal and the proud product of their cultural heritage.

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Dine On Eight Unique Curries at the First-Ever Curry Cup