Get your camera ready for Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2015

Photo credit: Andy Scheffler | Vancouver Photowalks

Photo credit: Andy Scheffler | Vancouver Photowalks

The countdown is on: in just two days–on January 7–the list of restaurants participating for the 2015 Dine Out Vancouver Festival will be revealed.

With it comes the rush of reservations at hundreds of restaurants offering set menus at $18, $28, and $38 price point from January 16 to February 1.

And then comes the food.

And then comes the photos of the food.

If your culinary photos don’t do justice to the beautiful meals you enjoy, there’s an event for you. Food-tography: A Culinary Photography Tour promises to improve your skills no matter what your level—from Smartphone snapper to SLR pro. And–major bonus–you get to eat what you shoot along the way.

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Get your camera ready for Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2015

Where to go Before or After the Eastside Culture Crawl

Photo credit: Odd Society Spirits

Photo credit: Odd Society Spirits

This year’s Eastside Culture Crawl will be an event to behold. The studio tour stretches east of Main Street and north of East 1st Ave and west of Victoria Drive.

Vancouver art fans have three days to check out 419 artists located in 83 buildings. In order to take in that much art over the weekend you need to remember to keep dry, fed, hydrated and entertained.

While my fellow Inside Vancouver blogger Carrie Leslie is offering a sneak peak at this year’s crawl, I’m offering some pre/post crawl eating, drinking and entertaining options. Below the jump you’ll find my recommendations on where to go before or after your Eastside Culture Crawl experience.
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Where to go Before or After the Eastside Culture Crawl