It's Time to Start Thinking About That Holiday Party

Friday, 23 October 2015 08:00
If you're in charge of this year's office gathering, we're here to help you out. Gastown is home to more than 60 restaurants and many of them are ideal for group dining.

Giving Thanks in Gastown

Thursday, 08 October 2015 08:00
What are you planning for this holiday weekend? There are several reasons to give thanks right here in Gastown.

The Gastown Dessert Crawl

Friday, 11 September 2015 08:00
Now that summer is gone, it’s time to indulge in something sweet. Why not hop around the neighbourhood for a little dessert crawl? If you need a few suggestions on where to go, take a look at this list and…

Salt Tasting Room Serves Up San Sebastián Experiment

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 08:00
Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Sean Heather is getting ready to bring a taste of Spain to Vancouver and you won’t have to pay for it.

11 Weekend Brunch Spots

Friday, 21 August 2015 08:00
It's no secret there are stellar brunch spots within our neighbourhood blocks. Since the choices are plentiful, we highlighted some great mainstays to visit on your next outing.

The 'Haus that Boll Built

Thursday, 13 August 2015 08:00
Bauhaus burst onto the Gastown restaurant scene a couple months ago and has been the talk of the town ever since. We caught up with owner, Uwe Boll, to learn more about his inspired eatery – and get some tips…

Behind the Bar

Friday, 07 August 2015 08:16
Gastown has seen its fair share of whisky-drenched characters swapping stories at the bar. It’s tradition. Over a century ago, Gassy Jack arrived with a barrel of whiskey, while booze-loving lamplighter, John Clough, made history with his nightly patrols around…

What's for Lunch?

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 08:00
Lunch is prime time for dining al fresco, and Gastown’s lunch circuit is booming with options whether it’s drinks by the patio or enjoying tasty take-out in the sun.

Gastown Pub Culture

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 08:00
Nothing says summer like hoisting a cold brewski in good company. Around the neighbourhood, there's plenty of great watering holes, each with its own unique character and approach to pub culture. Pull up a chair and enjoy some friendly hospitality…

Beat the Heat with Iced Caffeine

Tuesday, 09 June 2015 10:27
Forget what the calendar says, summer has arrived and with it, more cold caffeine bevvies than you can shake a stick at – if you were awake enough to shake one.

Coffee Talk with Jodi Balfour from Nelson the Seagull

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 10:00
Meet Jodi Balfour, who, alongside siblings Jonathan and Lee Snelgar, is one third of the energetic and talented trio behind Nelson the Seagull.

New Gastown Eatery Tempts Locals to ‘Bao Down’

Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:00
Vancouver is chock-full of Asian offerings, but despite the surge, it’s hard to find bao steamed buns and hawker-style eats. That’s where Bao Down comes in. The eatery opened to a welcoming reception and is already serving up a new…

Sink Your Teeth Into Gastown's Meatiest Restaurants

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 08:00
Gastown is home to a variety of meat-loving restaurants showcasing culinary creations made with the cream of the crop, from local free-range chicken to Japanese Wagyu beef. For those times when you want to savour some delicious meat, these restaurants…

Gastown's Best Restaurants for Social Dining Pt 2

Friday, 17 April 2015 10:00
Nothing brings people together like good food. And, when it comes to socializing, Gastown’s restaurant scene offers great places to meet new people. Come down for a nosh (or a pint) and get the conversation flowing.

An Interview with George Giannakos of Revolver Coffee

Thursday, 16 April 2015 08:00
After opening its doors almost four years ago, Revolver has become one of the most popular joints in town for a cup of slow brew. We sat down with co-owner George Giannakos to discuss Revolver's unique concept and the burgeoning…

Gastown's Best Restaurants for Social Dining Pt. 1

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 10:00
Nothing brings people together like good food. And, when it comes to socializing, Gastown’s restaurant scene offers great places to meet new people. Come down for a nosh (or a pint) and get the conversation flowing.

Mosquito Redefines 'Love at First Bite'

Friday, 20 March 2015 08:00
A passion for pastry is behind one of Gastown’s newest restaurants. And at Mosquito, guests are encouraged to eat dessert first. 

Bettering the Community Through Whisky

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 08:00
They say a good drink with a good friend is time and money well spent and the Whisky Wisemen Society is certainly taking that to the next level. What started as a conversation between two friends quickly developed into a…

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Friday, 13 March 2015 09:00
St. Patrick’s Day is a long-standing tradition that gathers people from all walks of life to hoist a pint in honour of the Saint Patron. If you’re looking for ways to celebrate, The Irish Heather, Six Acres and Blarney Stone…

Gastown Wins Best Neighbourhood for Dining

Thursday, 12 March 2015 09:00
The results are in! Georgia Straight readers submitted their favourites to give a comprehensive snapshot of what makes the Lower Mainland scene so vibrant in the 18th Annual Golden Plates Awards. Thank you for voting Gastown as the best neighbourhood for dining…

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