V.I.A. Podcast Ep. 35: From despair in Vancouver to dessert in Paris


This week on the V.I.A. Podcast we’re taking a dip into the pool of 30+ awesome episodes in our archives to bring you another treat–and this one involves the discussion of actual treats.


Our guest for this V.I.A. podcast rebroadcast is Jackie Kai Ellis. Founder of Beaucoup Bakery and now the Paris Tours, she discusses her 2018 memoir, depression, and letting go of the Vancouver business she loved.

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Produced and hosted by Lindsay William-Ross and Bob Kronbauer.
Additional support from Adam Nanji and Melissa Shaw.
Our Associate Producer is Albert Van Santvoort.
We record in the studio at Glacier Media, 303 West 5th Avenue in Mt Pleasant.
Theme song is Vancouver BC by The Smugglers ©1990, available on iTunes.

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome. A fifth generation Vancouverite, she was previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of LAist.com. Lindsay grew up in Vancouver and Toronto, then spent over 20 years in Los Angeles, where SHE (look no typo!) earned her Masters in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: lindsay@vancouverisawesome.com