Lots of Meat and Lots of Beer: Brewery and the Beast Festival Returns to Vancouver

Photo sourced from Brewery and the Beast

Photo sourced from Brewery and the Beast

Calling all carnivores: Vancouver’s festival of meat is back.

Brewery and the Beast returns to False Creek, July 27.  The outdoor beef-and-beer themed festival is the mother of all summer barbecues.  Chefs from 35 restaurants from throughout the Lower Mainland will be grilling, roasting, basting and baking for hundreds of hungry carnivores.  Meanwhile, local beer, wine and even cider will be available to wash it all down.

At $89, the event is a serious splurge for meat lovers.  Then again, it’s no ordinary barbecue. Continue reading:
Lots of Meat and Lots of Beer: Brewery and the Beast Festival Returns to Vancouver

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

The last weekend of the summer means tons of cultural festivals, concerts, and dancing!  Here’s a roundup of events happening all over Metro Vancouver this Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and holiday Monday

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

New Street Food Options: Pulled Pork at Re-Up

Photo: Remy Scalza

Thanks to a loosening of municipal restrictions, Vancouver’s street food scene is suddenly blossoming.  Among the new players on the scene is Re-Up BBQ, a food cart serving pulled pork sandwiches that’s stationed in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery.  Re-Up opened earlier this month and was greeted with rave reviews by diners and Vancouver Sun food critic Shelley Fralic.  I decided to check it out on a sunny afternoon earlier this week.

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New Street Food Options: Pulled Pork at Re-Up