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FRESH SHEET: Food & Drink Happenings (Apr. 7)

WE congratulates West Restaurant oenophile Owen Knowlton .
ON THE PLATE: Charting the future course of the city’s food scene

ON THE PLATE: Charting the future course of the city’s food scene

A couple of nights ago at a popular downtown restaurant, not long after the guests had gone home in the turbid wake of an excellent Playhouse Wine Festival dinner, I fell into some brandy with a longtime trade colleague.
MY DIGS: Sahar Biniaz

MY DIGS: Sahar Biniaz

What it is: An elegant and romantic newly remodelled apartment nestled between Yaletown and Gastown, decorated with delicate accessories and emanating shabby chic sophistication. Price or rent: $450,000 Square feet: 790 square feet.
SHOP TALK (Mar. 31)

SHOP TALK (Mar. 31)

ITS PRONOUNCED LUTE: Main Streets modern fashion darling Lüt Boutique (4219 Main) is hosting its first ever Pop-up Spring Market tonight (March 31) from 5:30 9:30pm. Shop, mingle and check out new designs by local designers.
ON THE PLATE: BiBo brings authentic Italian to Kits

ON THE PLATE: BiBo brings authentic Italian to Kits

The BiBo, a swishy Italian restaurant that only just landed on the West 4th strip, comes courtesy of two sharply dressed imports, Andrea Bini (the Bi) and Lorenzo Bottazzi (the Bo).
FITNESS GOOP: How to avoid running cramps

FITNESS GOOP: How to avoid running cramps

Spring is here and the days are getting longer and brighter. Its a nice time to get out for a run or start a training program for an upcoming race. Whether you are a new or experienced runner, running cramps can show up at unexpected times.
THE LOOK: Abstract expressionism goes ready-to-wear

THE LOOK: Abstract expressionism goes ready-to-wear

Almost a year ago to the day, Chen and I met in the lobby of Torontos Germain Hotel the day after she launched her Orange by Angela Chen label to great acclaim.

FRESH SHEET: Food & Drink Happenings (Mar. 24)

You know that often prohibitively busy lunch rush at the new Commune Cafe at 1002 Seymour? Well, now theres an app for that.
ON THE PLATE: Perfect pairings for the wine fest

ON THE PLATE: Perfect pairings for the wine fest

The annual Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival is one of the high-water marks of my work calendar and not just because it presents a rare opportunity to enjoy six straight days of marginal debauchery and gum-staining sloth.
FITNESS GOOP: Finding the right yoga instructor

FITNESS GOOP: Finding the right yoga instructor

Just as there are many different styles of yoga, there are also several ways to learn and experience yoga.