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Olympic Beans

Olympic Beans

Way back when I was in high school, I used to skate and snowboard with a guy named Jorli. We used to go up the mountains, build jumps and try to do kick out methods like Craig Kelly. Man, those were the days. Anyways...
HOME GROWN: HAPPY PLANET

HOME GROWN: HAPPY PLANET

V.I.A.'s Home Grown features only the most awesome companies in Vancouver. From tiny, single-person operations to the big players, we profile our favourite businesses and interview their owners. Happy Planet Established 1994 www.happyplanet.
HOME GROWN: HAPPY PLANET

HOME GROWN: HAPPY PLANET

V.I.A.'s Home Grown features only the most awesome companies in Vancouver. From tiny, single-person operations to the big players, we profile our favourite businesses and interview their owners. Happy Planet Established 1994 www.happyplanet.
BLOWIN’ UP YOUR SPOT: QUE PASA!

BLOWIN’ UP YOUR SPOT: QUE PASA!

I was first introduced to Que Pasa when they had a deli and retail outlet on W. 3rd. I skated the West Beach mini ramp regularly and sessions were commonly followed by a $5 burrito at Que Pasa.
FOOD FIGHT!  SAMMIES!

FOOD FIGHT! SAMMIES!

My favourite deli recently changed hands, and I'm glad to see they still stack the meat an inch thick on their sammies. I swear when they grill them, the center is still cold cause there is just too much meat.
Bo Laksa Bling

Bo Laksa Bling

Taking up a suggestion on a comment on my last post on Laksa/Singa/Malay food, I hit up BO LAKSA KING'S esp since its super close to my hood. This is a true hidden gem in that its really kinda hidden and really a gem.
UPOEA Makes for an Offal Dinner Party

UPOEA Makes for an Offal Dinner Party

UPOEA Makes for an Offal Dinner Party By Kristina Campbell Over a pint in our local British pub, a few friends and I wondered about the runaway popularity of good old-fashioned liver ‘n onions among the under-40 crowd there.
CHRISTMAS AT THE SECRET GARDEN!

CHRISTMAS AT THE SECRET GARDEN!

Yeah...that's right...I went there. No..it wasn't a stagette, shower, or retirement either.
BREKA BAKERY

BREKA BAKERY

During last year's FOOD FIGHT ! We asked what your favourite late night places were. I'm rarely up late, but the few times I have been this year, I've really had a hard time finding a place to eat.
CHOCOLATE EGGNOG!

CHOCOLATE EGGNOG!

Hello....I am Baby Santa Claus. I know many of you may find me a bit odd.....how can someone be a baby....and a Santa Claus? I understand the confusion, I felt the same way when Mr.