Dining in the Sun: Rooftop Bars and Restaurants in Vancouver

The bar at Social YVR's rooftop patio

The bar at Social YVR’s rooftop patio. Photo: Social YVR/Instagram

With summer weather comes patio season. Soak up the sun on Vancouver’s diverse rooftop patios. You can enjoy city views, garden oases, laid-back hang spaces, and mountain-top panoramas.

 

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Dining in the Sun: Rooftop Bars and Restaurants in Vancouver

National Maple Syrup Day: Vancouver Chefs Gets Creative with Maple Syrup

Image: The Vancouver Fish Company

Today, December 17, is National Maple Syrup Day, a chance to celebrate the sweet tree sap that has become a quintessential Canadian food product. According to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada produces 85% of the maple syrup in the globe from its sugar, black, and red maples, mainly located in Eastern Canada.

Here on the west coast, there are a range of artisanal small producers in the Okanagan and Vancouver Island, many of which harvest from bigleaf maples.

Vancouver chefs use this complex natural sweetener in both their savoury and sweet creations, giving you plenty of ways to enjoy maple syrup today as well as every day.

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National Maple Syrup Day: Vancouver Chefs Gets Creative with Maple Syrup

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Robson Street

Ready to stroll down Robson Street? (Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic)

Robson Street is Vancouver’s most popular shopping thoroughfare, bookended by major attractions BC Place Stadium and Stanley Park. One of Vancouver’s oldest commercial streets, it was once known as Robsonstrasse due to the high concentration of German shops that opened there after WWII. Today, Robson Street’s many visitors share the ‘hood with locals hurrying to work, sports fans surging towards the stadium, and international students grabbing a bite between classes.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Robson Street

National Caesar Day is May 19th – Here are 5 of Vancouver’s Favourites

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Cafe Medina’s spin on the Caesar

Canadians love their clamato juice cocktails any time of year, or day, but it’s Thursday, May 19th where you’ll want to hit some of these local bars and restaurants for their take on Canada’s classic. Hail-yes Caesar! Continue reading:
National Caesar Day is May 19th – Here are 5 of Vancouver’s Favourites

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