The 19th Annual Golden Plates issue of the Georgia Straight!


Every week our friends at The Georgia Straight provide us with a preview of what you’ll see on – and in – their paper that week. They are the source for lifestyle and entertainment in our city and along with their robust online presence they’ve always released a print edition, distributed everywhere each Thursday.


On the cover this week is their 19th annual Golden Plates issue: The creative spark of executive chef Michael Robbins helped AnnaLena win best new restaurant; plus, readers’ picks for the best food and drinks across the region.

Their guide to everything Golden Plates is HERE.

Links to stories highlighted on the cover:

Chef Michael Robbins takes creative charge at AnnaLena by Lucy Lau
Vancouver artist Heather Ross shares secrets to unique West Coast style by Lucy Lau
Medhi Walerski returns to Ballet BC to explore celebration, order, and chaos by Janet Smith
Shared plates go mainstream in Vancouver restaurants by Gail Johnson
The Zolas have something to say in a song by John Lucas

And more on the 2016 Golden Plates:

International cuisine thrives in Vancouver dining hot spots along Hastings and Fraser streets and Victoria Drive by Alexander Varty
Nomad bartender and co-owner Matt van Dinther voted as Vancouver’s best bartender by Charlie Smith

Pick up a copy of the new Straight tomorrow!