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ON THE PLATE: RIP Lumière and DB Bistro

ON THE PLATE: RIP Lumière and DB Bistro

When it was announced that international celebrity chef Daniel Bouluds much lauded, side-by-side Vancouver outposts DB Bistro and Lumière would be closing, it caused many to ponder the future of high-end dining in the city.
THE LOOK: Matlo defines the new ‘Man’ about town

THE LOOK: Matlo defines the new ‘Man’ about town

When it comes to wearing garments by local designers, its definitely not a mans world.
SHOP TALK (Mar. 17)

SHOP TALK (Mar. 17)

HOLY CROW! An impressive series (murder?) of three-dimensional paper crows created by Langara College Design Formation students (pictured) will be roosting in the windows of the Harry Rosen West Coast flagship in the Pacific Centre (700 West Georgia
FITNESS GOOP: Exercise doesn't have to be a drag

FITNESS GOOP: Exercise doesn't have to be a drag

I have promised myself to never again join a gym that requires more than a month-to-month commitment.Despite my healthiest intentions, I have a bad habit of gym avoidance.
SHOP TALK (Mar. 10)

SHOP TALK (Mar. 10)

CHOC- ALOT: Wendy and Sergio Cocchia of Vancouvers Absolute Spa Group are out to prove you can have the best of both worlds with their just released Chocolate-Vanilla Organics Skincare collection.
ON THE PLATE: New burger bar stacks up well against Granville rivals

ON THE PLATE: New burger bar stacks up well against Granville rivals

If they dont already, I suspect plenty of Vancouverites will one day look back at the invention of the Granville Entertainment District (GED) in the 1990s and shake their heads at city hall.
THE LOOK: Anti-Semitism comes back into fashion

THE LOOK: Anti-Semitism comes back into fashion

If youre someone who follows international fashion, or celebrity gossip, or even general interest news, youll doubtless know that two weeks ago, right before Paris Fashion Week and the Oscar red carpet, a drunken John Galliano was caught on camera sp

THE FRESH SHEET: Food & Drink Happenings (March 10)

C Restaurant has launched a new tasting menu based on the bronze medal-winning dishes that Robert Clark s plated at last months Canadian Culinary Championships.

Exotic Courier: Leyla Arslan in Istanbul, Turkey

Courier reader: Leyla Arslan Destination: Istanbul, Turkey Favourite memories: Leyla (l) visited her native Turkey last year with sister-in-law Harika and Harikas daughter Duygu.

Exotic Courier: Dave Murdoch in Disko Bay, Greenland

Courier reader: Dave Murdoch Destination: Disko Bay, Greenland Favourite memories of trip: Regular Exotic Courier contributor Dave travelled on a Russian icebreaker last August from Iceland, around Greenland to Baffin Island, kayaking on many occasio