Celebrate International Sushi Day with These Vancouver Restaurants

The Japanese community in Vancouver was one of the first in North American to introduce sushi to Western palates, and now, sushi restaurants are about as common as coffee shops. Visitors would be hard-pressed to walk a block or two in any direction and not wander past one. In fact, at last count, there were over 600 sushi spots in Metro Vancouver. Thanks to an engaged Japanese community, access to top-quality fish and seafood, and ever-growing popularity for Japanese cuisine, Vancouver is considered to have some of the best sushi outside of Japan, and has been dubbed the “sushi capital of North America”.

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Celebrate International Sushi Day with These Vancouver Restaurants

Vancouver Queer Film Festival Shifts to Digital Platform

The 32nd Vancouver Queer Film Festival has adapted to an online format to offer at-home audiences the best in independent queer cinema experience. VQFF will include workshops, artist Q&As, panels, watch parties and – most importantly – the feeling of gathering with friends and kin.
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Vancouver Queer Film Festival Shifts to Digital Platform

Recipe: Bangkokian Pad Thai

Kathy Thongprasert, daughter of Snak Shak owners Jeerya and Supakan Thongprasert, says her dad’s Pad Thai is her absolute favourite. “It reminds me of home and it’s very flavorful.” Now you can make it for yourself, with this easy to follow recipe. Continue reading:
Recipe: Bangkokian Pad Thai

This Is Our #VancouverComeBack


Like everywhere around the world, Vancouver has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Shops, businesses and restaurants that are the jewels of our city were forced to shut their doors. The lights dimmed on our world-famous attractions. Despite the setback, and in many ways in direct response to it, we, the people of Vancouver, did not hang our heads. Instead, we took it upon ourselves to listen carefully and abide by our health professionals’ advice to do what it took to flatten the curve. We stayed home, stayed connected, and stayed patient. Continue reading:
This Is Our #VancouverComeBack

Spot Prawns: Three Restaurants to Get Your Fill

The prized speciality of spot prawn appears on the docks and in the markets of Vancouver for just a brief period. This short sweet time in late spring brings us a local variety of shrimp, a seasonal seafood choice that is deliciously large, sweet, succulent, and flavourful. Is your mouth watering yet?

Vancouverites eagerly awaiting the annual spot prawn season, wait no more. The season is upon us, and here are three places you can get your fill! Continue reading:
Spot Prawns: Three Restaurants to Get Your Fill

9 Free e-Volver Festival Performances To Watch This June

Upintheair Theatre company will present its first e-Volver Festival, a live digital performance series developed to replace the cancelled rEvolver Festival, from Thursday, June 18 to Saturday, June 27, 2020. Continue reading:
9 Free e-Volver Festival Performances To Watch This June

Recipe: Jalapeno Jack Cornbread

This weeks recipe is a delicious cornbread created by Dan Olson, Chef and Owner at Railtown Cafe. Made mostly with simple ingredients that you’re likely to have in the pantry and enjoyable for the entire family. Continue reading:
Recipe: Jalapeno Jack Cornbread