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Brewer vs. Brewer: The pandemic edition

Brewer vs. Brewer: The pandemic edition

The Growler checked in with two breweries that launched in 2020 to find out what it was like opening their doors during COVID-19
B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo

B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo

"COVID-19 has presented significant challenges for everyone in the restaurant industry."
New Chilean fast food restaurant opens in Vancouver's West End

New Chilean fast food restaurant opens in Vancouver's West End

Serving up traditional beef sandwiches, loaded fries, and some boozy Chilean drinks
Vancouver Coastal Health lists 10 businesses closed due to workplace COVID-19 cases

Vancouver Coastal Health lists 10 businesses closed due to workplace COVID-19 cases

Seven of the 10 are restaurants, all of which had previously appeared on a separate list as closed due to 'communicable disease'
With dine-in out, more North Shore patios coming in hot

With dine-in out, more North Shore patios coming in hot

Local businesses planning for long-term ban on indoor dining
Beloved family-owned Surrey diner closing down after 60 years

Beloved family-owned Surrey diner closing down after 60 years

It's small, quirky, and the stuff local legends are made of...but the doors are about to close for good
What's for dinner? This Vancouver restaurant's pandemic pivot provides a piece of the puzzle

What's for dinner? This Vancouver restaurant's pandemic pivot provides a piece of the puzzle

For Vancouver's Tractor Foods the silver lining amidst a 'gruelling, devastating year for restaurants' is their new problem-solving home food delivery service.
What's replacing Cartems in Kits? It's Just Another Coffee Shop. Literally.

What's replacing Cartems in Kits? It's Just Another Coffee Shop. Literally.

Just the place for another cup of coffee to-go
Indoor dining restrictions to be extended across B.C. due to surging COVID-19 cases

Indoor dining restrictions to be extended across B.C. due to surging COVID-19 cases

The new restrictions do not affect restaurants from offering outdoor or patio dining or take-out and delivery services.
After over 7 years, a Vancouver 'supper club' has closed its doors for good

After over 7 years, a Vancouver 'supper club' has closed its doors for good

The party has come to an end for the sprawling Vegas-inspired style bar and restaurant in Chinatown.