Take a Self-Guided Port Moody Brewery Tour

Moody Ales in Port Moody

Moody Ales. Photo: BC Ale Trail

Did you know that the Vancouver area is home to several dozen craft breweries? Head to Murray Street in Port Moody to visit the Brewer’s Row area. Yellow Dog Brewing Co. opened their tasting room here in 2014 and since then the region has developed into a craft beer mecca. Use our step-by-step guide to spend an afternoon walking or biking between tasting rooms. Our 1.7-kilometre long route visits six different breweries on or near Brewer’s Row. And it starts at the Moody Centre Skytrain Station on the Evergreen Line so you can go car-free.

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Take a Self-Guided Port Moody Brewery Tour

From Oysters to Sturgeon: Celebrating A Variety of Ocean Wise Seafood on Vancouver Menus

Source: The Vancouver Fish Company

Browsing the seafood items on a restaurant menu can be a daunting choice. You want to make the right, sustainable choice but as an everyday consumer, you probably don’t have the time and expertise to wade through all the complex and ever evolving research.

Fortunately, you may have noticed a circular symbol with a stylized fish and the words “a sustainable choice” on it. “Our logo is a go-to guide that this is a good choice for the ocean. It gives consumers that peace of mind so they don’t have to dig through all the science themselves,” says Nathalie Graham, Senior Accounts Specialist (Western Canada) at Ocean Wise.

The sustainable seafood program, which launched in 2005 in Vancouver with just a handful of restaurant partners, has grown to over 700 partners in 1300 location nation-wide, now also encompassing food trucks, grocery stores, and suppliers.

But how exactly does a particular dish receive the Ocean Wise symbol? And how have notions of sustainability progressed in a city known for its delicious, abundant seafood?

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From Oysters to Sturgeon: Celebrating A Variety of Ocean Wise Seafood on Vancouver Menus

The Famed Cheese and Meat Festival Returns to Vancouver this Fall

Photo: @cheeseandmeatfestival / Instagram

After a dynamic year of pivot projects, pandemic unknowns, and a further push towards the buy-local movement, the Cheese and Meat Festival will return this fall. The Festival will take place on Saturday, November 6th at the beautiful Pipe Shop located in North Vancouver. The Festival will have three tasting sessions and seminars that will showcase the best of the local artisan food and beverage industry.

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The Famed Cheese and Meat Festival Returns to Vancouver this Fall

Take a Self-Guided Mount Pleasant Brewery Tour

Tasting room at 33 Acres Brewery

Photo: 33 Acres Brewery

The Vancouver area is home to several dozen craft breweries, creating a wide variety of small-batch beers. The Mount Pleasant neighbourhood has a particularly dense concentration of microbreweries. In fact, the area was historically known as Brewery Creek and people have been making beer here since the 1880s. Today it’s a great spot to spend an afternoon biking or walking between tasting rooms. Our 1.5-kilometre-long route visits six different breweries!

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Take a Self-Guided Mount Pleasant Brewery Tour

Fall Supper Club to Satisfy All Appetites

This fall, rediscover South Granville through a mouthwatering foodie adventure through Supper Club!

South Granville BIA is excited to partner with the local food critic, podcaster and blogger Richard Wolak, also known in social media circles as @vanfoodster, to share local must-try restaurants and their culinary masterpieces.

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Fall Supper Club to Satisfy All Appetites

There’s So Much to Love About Vancouver’s Vibrant and Diverse Food Scene

Photo Credit: Hubert Kang

With its unique location on Canada’s west coast, Vancouver has developed a food and dining landscape that showcases the region’s natural abundance while also celebrating an exciting array of culinary cultures. As the nation’s third largest metropolitan area, Vancouver offers the energy and variety of an urban centre while still exuding a strong sense of local identity: one premised on fresh, seasonal ingredients and synergistic ties with the Pacific Rim.

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There’s So Much to Love About Vancouver’s Vibrant and Diverse Food Scene

Oakridge x Pac Rim Patio Offers A Fresh Concept For Al Fresco Dining

Fairmont Pacific Rim has partnered with Oakridge and Westbank, to offer a unique outdoor pop-up patio experience this summer.

The hotel plaza reflects the design for the 10-acre park at Oakridge Park, inspired in equal parts by the rice terraces of Southeast Asia and the coastal temperate rainforests of British Columbia. The grassy patio is defined by distinct, carved hills creating topographic forms, with more than 50 seats, accented by individual fire pits, lounge areas, and umbrella topped tables. Continue reading:
Oakridge x Pac Rim Patio Offers A Fresh Concept For Al Fresco Dining