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CITY CELLAR: Semillon, the underrated grape

Being in the wine industry, Im often asked to name my favourite kind of wine.
ON THE PLATE: Classic Rome-style dining in East Van

ON THE PLATE: Classic Rome-style dining in East Van

If I were a betting man, Id wager that the 10-block stretch of East Hastings between Victoria and Renfrew will evolve into a foodie strip over the next decade.
FITNESS GOOP: When yoga class gets lost in translation

FITNESS GOOP: When yoga class gets lost in translation

Attending a yoga class for the first time can be intimidating enough without having to decipher an ancient language in between foreign twists, bends and stances.

Ride for Hearing

Get ready to ride. The Vancouver Rotary Club's annual bike-a-thon goes this Sunday. The annual 120-km Ride for Hearing, from Burnaby to Harrison Hot Springs, raises funds for the Rotary Hearing Clinical Centre at St.
COVER STORY: Dressed for success

COVER STORY: Dressed for success

Buying a suit, even for a man who loves to shop, can give rise to a certain level of anxiety. First, theres the trying on of layered, woolen garments in cramped fitting rooms under dubious lighting.

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY (Week of July 7)

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Its my observation that women find it easier than men to tune into their natural rhythms. The menstrual cycle helps cultivate that ability.

SHOP TALK (July 7)

MAD MEN GOES BANANAS: Mad Men fans know theyll have to wait until 2012 before they can get their fix of Jon Hamm and Christina Hendricks inhabiting a mid-century modern Madison-Avenue universe.

Exotic Courier: John and Jane Cartmel in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Courier readers: John and Jane Cartmel Destination: Kruger National Park, South Africa Favourite memories of trip: The giraffe in the background was one of many animals the Cartmels saw on safari thanks to trackers Rodney and Oris.

FITNESS GOOP: Some facts about getting fit

Fitness myths are all around us: As seen on TV, as read in magazines or as heard in gyms across North America. Well, Ive heard enough. Its time to bust three of the most common myths. 1.

FRESH SHEET (June 30)

Still not over the closure of the Cannery Seafood Restaurant ? Well, now you can own a piece of the historic waterfront restaurant that served up feasts from the sea for three decades.