The Edible Bucket List: 5 Things You Have to Taste in Vancouver

photo: remyscalza.com

No less an authority than The New York Times declared that “the number of truly outstanding restaurants in Vancouver is astounding.” But with so many incredible eateries and mouthwatering dishes, where do you start? Here’s a cheat sheet: Taste these and you’re well on your way to discovering the culinary soul of the city.
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The Edible Bucket List: 5 Things You Have to Taste in Vancouver

5 Ways Vancouver Changed the World (That May Surprise You)

Vancouver-based Adbusters’ ad/poster that incited the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Photo: Adbusters / Wikipedia

I’ve had the pleasure of writing for Inside Vancouver since its debut in April 2009, and I’ve loved every minute! This is my final post for the blog (sniff!), so I wanted to say an official farewell to our editor, Darren Johner, to my amazing colleagues Remy Scalza and Taraneh Ghajar Jerven, and to all the readers and commenters who have contributed their ideas and opinions to our posts—Thank you for a fantastic 3+-year run!

For my last post, I wanted to do something fun. This list represents five things I learned about our city in my years of writing/researching for Inside Vancouver that surprised me. Hopefully, you’ll find the list fun and intriguing, too, and if you have more fun facts to add, please do so in the comments.

5 Ways Vancouver Changed the World (That May Surprise You)

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5 Ways Vancouver Changed the World (That May Surprise You)

Pretty in Pink: Celebrating Vancouver’s Sakura

Cherry Blossoms In Vancouver


The following article was submitted by Lena White, passionate Vancouverite.

Spring time in Vancouver is a joyous spectacle of cotton candy cherry trees that toss the city with pink confetti! The Vancouver Park Board has planted and maintains over 19,000 flowering cherry trees in the city. There is a great diversity of species, each with its subtly unique blossoms, colours, and fragrances. While there are dozens of varieties in Vancouver, I’ll tell you about the three most commonly planted.

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Pretty in Pink: Celebrating Vancouver’s Sakura