L’Abattoir in the Heart of Gastown

The names and places may change in Gastown through the years, but one thing has always remained consistent; good food, good drinks and good service. L’Abattoir is no different. Opened in 2010, L’Abattoir is located in the heart of Gastown, steps away from Blood Alley (previously The Irish Heather, now located across the street). Nighttime […]

Provence Marinaside

Steps from the Seawall, Provence Marinaside is a Bright Spot for Brunch   On any given weekend day there is a hustle and bustle among the urban dwellers in Yaletown at the foot of Davie Street and Marinaside Crescent. Young families are out, older couples stroll along the Seawall, and friends gather to share stories […]

The Parlour Yaletown

Brunch Pizza at The Parlour Walk down Hamilton Street any day after work and you’ll notice a robust crowd gathered indoors and out at The Parlour in Yaletown on Hamilton Street. They are known for their amazing happy hour deals and incredible pizza. I had been there a few times after work, and always had […]

The Flying Pig (Yaletown)

Tucked away on Hamilton Street is the warm and inviting, brick-exposed Flying Pig. If you’ve lived in Yaletown long enough, you know that this place used to be half the size. In the past few years, they’ve grown their footprint in Yaletown, and brought the Flying Pig to Gastown and the Olympic Village. Living in the […]

La Pentola at the Opus Hotel

Years ago I had a friend say to me that you can tell the quality of an establishment by one small detail; linen napkins. When I arrived at the airy and bright La Pentola located inside the boutique Opus Hotel on Davie Street, I knew that this had the potential to be a high quality […]