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ON THE PLATE: A cocktail list for your summer drinking pleasure

ON THE PLATE: A cocktail list for your summer drinking pleasure

Summers arrival calls for drinks. Not just any drinks, but incredible ones. Drinks that take time to make and savour. Drinks that come with a garnish of accomplishment.
CITY CELLAR: Globe-trotting grapes

CITY CELLAR: Globe-trotting grapes

Most of us in Vancouver are from somewhere else, which has given our city a real global vibe. This element exists in the wine world as well: finding grapes and vines that have travelled far from home.
FITNESS GOOP: Countless crunches don't equal great abs

FITNESS GOOP: Countless crunches don't equal great abs

Walk into any gym and theres usually somebody on the floor crunching away like theres no tomorrow. Too bad, its not the best way to work your abs.

CITY CELLAR: Rethinking dessert wine

As the weather heats up, many of us are making our summer wine choices, usually focusing on zippy whites and softer reds perfect pairings with the lighter fare the season brings. Until, that is, it comes to dessert.
ON THE PLATE: Five foodie road trips

ON THE PLATE: Five foodie road trips

Its coming up on prime road trip time and Im raring to go. My wife and I will be firing up the old Westfalia and hitting the asphalt every few weekends from now to Labour Day in search of some summer food adventures beyond our city limits.
FOODIE Q&A: Jane Cornborough

FOODIE Q&A: Jane Cornborough

You are: Jane Cornborough, chef at Refuel Neighbourhood Restaurant & Bar (1944 West 4th, 604-288-7905, RefuelRestaurant.

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY (June 23)

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Golden orb spiders of Madagascar spin robust webs. Their silk is stronger than steel yet able to bend and expand when struck by insects.

FITNESS GOOP: A dozen must-see food films

Documentaries have always been an effective method used by filmmakers to shed light on subjects that may otherwise go unnoticed. In recent years, as the real food movement builds momentum, many critically acclaimed documentaries have been produced.
SHOP TALK (June 16)

SHOP TALK (June 16)

FACE FORWARD: International finance, like international anything, can get fairly complicated.
FOODIE Q&A: Trevor Kallies

FOODIE Q&A: Trevor Kallies

You are... Trevor Kallies, bar and beverage director, Granville Room (957 Granville, 604-633-0056, DonnellyGroup.