From Eggs Benny to Afternoon Tea: Food for Celebrating Mom in Vancouver

Photo: Minami’s Mother’s Day Bento, Credit: Cody Chan

Especially this year, Moms deserve an additional round of applause for the amazing support and love they provide their families. Restaurants around the city are featuring all sorts of exciting and diverse menus for paying tribute this weekend to Mom. Whether you want to dine on a lovely patio or pre-order a takeout package, there’s sure to be an option that will make your Mother’s Day celebration joyous and delectable.

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From Eggs Benny to Afternoon Tea: Food for Celebrating Mom in Vancouver

Get Festive with Christmas Dining and To-Go Options in Vancouver

Sourced from Fairmont Hotel Vancouver; Photo Credit: Leila Kwok

Christmas during the pandemic may look different this year, but establishments around the city have dreamed up sumptuous menus for keeping the holiday season cheerful and delicious.

Whether it’s dining in a restaurant or feasting on a takeout spread at home, you can enjoy turkey and all the fixings without any of the stress of slaving in the kitchen. And during these difficult times, a relaxing Christmas meal definitely sounds much needed.

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Get Festive with Christmas Dining and To-Go Options in Vancouver

Grab-and-Go Lunches in Vancouver: Sandwiches and More

Capo sub; Photo sourced from Capo and The Spritz

The perfect lunch is an art. During the work week or when you’re short on time, you’re seeking something that’s low fuss, but still highly satisfying for a mid-day refuelling. Vancouver has a host of different lunch options that can be conveniently picked up as takeout. Due to the current pandemic, many restaurants have also adjusted their business models to allow for even more seamless pre-ordering of menu options.

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Grab-and-Go Lunches in Vancouver: Sandwiches and More

Explore Vancouver’s Top-Notch Sushi and Poke Options

Sourced from The Lobby Lounge and RawBar

With its location on the Pacific coast, Vancouver has unparalleled access to fresh seafood. It’s no surprise, then, that the city has some of the best sushi and poke in North America. Not only is the quality of ingredients exceptional, but Vancouver chefs evidence well-honed technique (like knife cuts), as well as wonderful inventiveness in their creations.

The sushi and poke scene is vibrant and diverse, ranging from quick grab-and-go options, to more elevated dining experiences.

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Explore Vancouver’s Top-Notch Sushi and Poke Options

Defining the “Human Flavour”

Chef Hiroshi Endo shows off the Spicy Maguro Yukke from Miku's summer menu. Photo: Dan Poh photography

The following article was written by guest contributor Denyse Johnson.

He may not speak much English, but when it comes to the language of culture, community and food, Seigo Nakamura, owner of Vancouver’s Miku sushi restaurant, needs no translation.

As a teenager, the Japan native was a promising baseball athlete—an honour comparable to being an up-and-coming hockey player in Canada. But, in his early twenties, his fate changed when his father had a stroke, and he took over the family’s small, sushi restaurant in southern Japan.

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Defining the “Human Flavour”