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5 New Places to Eat in Vancouver Chinatown

June 16, 2016

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Vancouver Chinese garden

Chinatown isn’t about dim sum and ginger beef anymore, at least not in Vancouver’s city center Chinatown. This neighborhood, one of the city’s oldest, is Vancouver’s new restaurant “it” zone, with hip places to eat and drink opening on nearly every block. Here are five new places to eat in Vancouver Chinatown to add to your dining itinerary.

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Guide to Vancouver’s Craft Breweries

May 26, 2016

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Vancouver's craft breweries

As in many North American cities, craft breweries have taken off in Vancouver. At last count, nearly 50 microbreweries have set up shop in the Vancouver metropolitan area, with more scheduled to open almost every month.

To inform your drinking adventures and help you explore the growing beer scene, we’ve put together this guide to Vancouver’s craft breweries.

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Vancouver Summer Night Markets

July 29, 2015

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Richmond Night Market.

If you love Asian food, cheap shopping, and potatoes on a stick, don’t miss out of one of the best things to do in Vancouver in the summertime: the summer night markets.

Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and holiday Monday, from mid-May through mid-October, the city of Richmond, just south of Vancouver, hosts not one, but two, wildly popular, Asian-style night markets: the Richmond Night Market and the International Summer Night Market.

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A Guide to Vancouver’s Best Dim Sum

March 18, 2015

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Dim Sum in Vancouver Canada

Vancouver is known for having some of the best Chinese food outside of China. One of the easiest ways to sample this Asian bounty is at dim sum, or Chinese “tea lunch,” where a parade of small dishes, from dumplings and buns to custard-filled tarts, graces your table. Most of Vancouver’s finest dim sum parlors are outside the city center, so gather up the gang and plan an eating expedition to try out Vancouver’s best dim sum.

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Vancouver’s Best Chocolate Shops

February 11, 2015

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Looking for Vancouver's best chocolate shops?

You can never have – or give – too much chocolate, right? Fortunately, Vancouver has plenty of destinations for chocolate lovers, whether you’re looking for a box of deliciousness for a special someone or a chocolate-y break for yourself. But where should you go for your chocolate fix? Check out our list of Vancouver’s best chocolate shops, which you’ll find in neighborhoods across the city.

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Drinking Bubble Tea Like a Pro in Vancouver

December 23, 2014

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Drinking Bubble Tea Like a Pro in Vancouver

Any city that has a meetup group dedicated to bubble tea – with nearly 2,000 members – has to be a little bit bonkers about this Asian tapioca-filled beverage. You can’t spend too much time in Vancouver without tapping into the bubble tea craze, which has swept across the metro area. To get yourself into the serious boba groove, here’s what you need to know about drinking bubble tea like a pro in Vancouver.

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