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Cannabis beer is happening, so where are the craft options?

Cannabis beer is happening, so where are the craft options?

So, weed beer. When’s that going to be a thing? Photo: iStock With the legalization of cannabis in Canada imminent, it turns out that macrobrewers are jumping on the opportunity to be first to market with cannabis beers.
McDonald's now has a new kind of global money you can trade for Big Macs

McDonald's now has a new kind of global money you can trade for Big Macs

Beginning Aug. 2, MacCoins will make their debut in Canada and in more than 50 countries globally. Each coin is redeemable for one Big Mac at participating restaurants around the world.
This massive Japanese takoyaki chain should open in Vancouver (UPDATED)

This massive Japanese takoyaki chain should open in Vancouver (UPDATED)

With nearly 500 locations in five countries, Japan's massive chain restaurant that sells all kinds of takoyaki has just opened their very first U.S. location. Should Vancouver be next? Could Vancouver be next?
Hamburger Mary's Davie Village space reborn as Mary's Diner (with boozy milkshakes)

Hamburger Mary's Davie Village space reborn as Mary's Diner (with boozy milkshakes)

The bad news is there will never be another Hamburg­er Mary’s. The good news is that there is now a new restau­rant called Mary’s on Davie at the same spot as the iconic diner.
Virtuous Pie launching plant-based cheese retail sales

Virtuous Pie launching plant-based cheese retail sales

There's no doubt about it, the plant-based food biz is enjoying a big boom right now in Vancouver. One of the city's favourite vegan restaurants has announced they are adding retail sales of their popular plant-based cheeses to one of their area locations.
Uno Gelato: Ex-Bella Gelateria owner opening 3 gelato shop locations in Vancouver

Uno Gelato: Ex-Bella Gelateria owner opening 3 gelato shop locations in Vancouver

He's back: Award-winning gelato master James Coleridge is like the phoenix rising from the ashes of a cold, creamy empire. The former Bella Gelateria owner is opening three locations of his new shop, Uno Gelato.
Menya Raizo: New ramen shop opens in former Menya Ramen location

Menya Raizo: New ramen shop opens in former Menya Ramen location

It didn't take long for there to be another ramen option on Broadway near Cambie after longstanding noodle shop Menya Ramen departed at the end of May. Now the newcomer, Menya Raizo, is in its soft open phase at the corner of Broadway and Yukon.
You can now order alcohol for delivery through Uber Eats

You can now order alcohol for delivery through Uber Eats

Photo Shutterstock Uber Eats will be offering alcohol delivery in Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby and New Westminster through its Uber Eats app starting at noon today. “Uber is excited to now offer local craft beer, B.C.
20 insane new foods you'll find at the 2018 Fair at the PNE

20 insane new foods you'll find at the 2018 Fair at the PNE

Running August 18 to September 3, the 2018 Fair at the PNE will have an array of outrageous eats alongside staples like hot dogs, cotton candy, and lots of things served on sticks. Here are 20 insane new foods you can feed on at this year's Fair at the PNE.
10 exciting new restaurants to check out right now in Vancouver

10 exciting new restaurants to check out right now in Vancouver

From big beer-filled hangouts to a shipping container restaurant run by four local chef superstars, here are 10 new places to eat and drink in Metro Vancouver right now.