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2017-03-03


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  • CHRISTINE

    CHRISTINE

    Christine' is based on the true story of 29-year-old Florida journalist Christine Chubbuck who shot herself on live TV during a newscast in 1974. (119 min)

    Cast: Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts
    Director: Antonio Campos

    Avant Garde | EN | 119

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  • MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

    MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

    A reclusive handyman must face his painful past when he returns to his Massachusetts hometown after the sudden death of his beloved older brother. (136 min)

    Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler
    Director: Kenneth Lonergan

    Avant Garde | EN, CFR | 136

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  • THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

    THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

    13-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter. (87 min)

    Cast: Aisholpan, Daisy Ridley
    Director: Otto Bell

    Avant Garde | KAZ | 87

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  • WILD OATS

    WILD OATS

    When Eva receives a huge life insurance cheque, she and her best friend decide to head to Spain for an adventure of a lifetime. (86 min)

    Cast: Jessica Lange, Demi Moore, Shirley MacLaine
    Director: Andy Tennant

    Avant Garde | EN | 86

    PG-13
  • CERTAIN WOMEN

    CERTAIN WOMEN

    The lives of three women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail. (107 min)

    Cast: Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams, Laura Dern
    Director: Kelly Reichardt

    Avant Garde | EN | 107

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  • LOVING

    LOVING

    Loving' celebrates the real-life courage of a married interracial couple, who spent years fighting for the right to live as a family. (123 min)

    Cast: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton
    Director: Jeff Nichols

    Avant Garde | EN, CFR, GE | 123

    PG-13
  • JACKIE

    JACKIE

    Following the assassination of her husband, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief to regain her faith and define her husband's legacy. (99 min)

    Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig
    Director: Pablo Larraín

    Avant Garde | EN, FR, GE | 99

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  • TRESPASS AGAINST US

    TRESPASS AGAINST US

    A son from a family of notorious outlaws finds himself torn between respect for his father and desire for a better life for his children. (98 min)

    Cast: Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, Rory Kinnear
    Director: Adam Smith

    Avant Garde | EN | 98

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  • CAROUSEL (SHORT)

    CAROUSEL (SHORT)

    A man doles out fifteen years worth of advice to a young woman with thoroughly unexpected results. (6 min)

    Cast: Ewen Bremner, Harmony Rose Bremner
    Director: Kal Weber

    Avant Garde | EN | 6

    NR
  • JEAN OF THE JONESES

    JEAN OF THE JONESES

    Chaos ensues at the funeral of an estranged family patriarch as the attending paramedic tries to win over the acerbic Jean Jones. (82 min)

    Cast: François Arnaud, Gloria Reuben, Mamoudou Athie
    Director: Stella Meghie

    Canadian | EN | 82

    NR
  • OLD STONE

    OLD STONE

    A psychological thriller about a taxi driver battling bureaucracy and legal manipulation in China. (80 min)

    Cast: Gang Chen, Nai An, Hongwei Wang
    Director: Johnny Ma

    Canadian | MAN | 80

    NR
  • BALLAD OF IMMORTAL JOE (SHORT)

    BALLAD OF IMMORTAL JOE (SHORT)

    A tale of ill-fated romance and six-gun justice gets a supernatural twist in this animated homage to the cowboy poetry of Robert W. Service. (6 min)

    Cast: Kenneth Welsh
    Director: Hector Herrera

    Canadian | EN | 6

    NR
  • CANADA'S NOT SHORT ON TALENT

    CANADA'S NOT SHORT ON TALENT

    A program of Canadian short films presented by Téléfilm Canada & Prends ça court. (92 mins)

    Canadian | EN | 92

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  • TWO LOVERS AND A BEAR

    TWO LOVERS AND A BEAR

    In their small town near the North Pole, two burning souls, Roman and Lucy, come together to make a leap for life and inner peace. (96 mins)

    Cast: Tatiana Maslany, Dane DeHaan, Gordon Pinsent
    Director: Kim Nguyen

    Canadian | EN, CFR | 96

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  • MEAN DREAMS

    MEAN DREAMS

    Two teens in a small rural community seek solace from their dark pasts and troubled home lives in a forbidden romance. (108 min)

    Cast: Bill Paxton, Colm Feore, Josh Wiggins
    Director: Nathan Morlando

    Canadian | EN, CFR | 108

    PG
  • RED OF THE YEW TREE (SHORT)

    RED OF THE YEW TREE (SHORT)

    A vast, intimate adventure unfolds through an intuitive hunt and a recovered collective memory. (12 min)

    Director: Marie-Hélène Turcotte

    Canadian | N-V | 12

    NR
  • THE 9TH LIFE OF LOUIS DRAX

    THE 9TH LIFE OF LOUIS DRAX

    When Louis Drax suffers his ninth near-fatal accident, a neurologist uses unorthodox methods to try to discover the truth behind Louis' condition. (108 min)

    Cast: Jamie Dornan, Aaron Paul, Sarah Gadon
    Director: Alexandre Aja

    Canadian | EN, CFR | 108

    R
  • MOSTLY SUNNY

    MOSTLY SUNNY

    The remarkable story of Sunny Leone, the Canadian-born, American-bred adult film star who is pursuing her dreams of Bollywood stardom. (84 min)

    Cast: Daniel Weber, Sunny Leone
    Director: Dilip Mehta

    Canadian | EN | 84

    NR
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  • 1927

    Celebrating the year Vancouver’s landmark Rosewood Hotel Georgia first opened, 1927 is vintage you can get behind: historically accurate... Read more

    Rosewood Hotel Georgia, 801 W. Georgia St., 604-682-5566, rosewoodhotelgeorgia.com

    Bars

    Book now at 1927
  • This eccentric lounge-tavern in Railtown – a little east of Gastown on the water – has a split personality: relaxed after-work... Read more

    157 Alexander St., 604-623-3383, alibi.ca

    Bars

    Book now at Alibi Room
  • With almost a half-century onstage, the non-profit Arts Club is the soul of professional live theatre in Vancouver. It’s also where... Read more

    1585 Johnston St., Granville Island, 604-687-1644, artsclub.com

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Arts Club Theatre Co.
  • In a small, stylishly boisterous room on the far eastern edge of Gastown, seemingly simple Italian pasta gets the star treatment. The feel of... Read more
    305 Alexander St., 604-428-2544, askforluigi.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Ask for Luigi
  • Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge

    This is the paragon of the old-school hotel bar. Pianist riffing on jazz standards? Check. Roaring fire? Check. If the three-martini lunch... Read more

    845 Hornby St., 604-608-5319, wedgewoodhotel.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge
  • The stage behind which you’ll find this friendly Granville Island pub is the Arts Club Theatre, so it’s the obvious choice for... Read more

    1585 Johnston St., Granville Island, 604-687-1354, thebackstagelounge.com

    Bars

    Book now at Backstage Lounge
  • Bao Bei

    Photo: Hamid Attie

    The neon sign puts you in a film noir set in vintage Chinatown, but Bao Bei is totally of the moment – it’s taken this long to... Read more

    163 Keefer St., 604-688-0876, bao-bei.ca

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Bao Bei
  • Bill Reid’s The Spirit of Haida Gwaii, in the airport concourse, is one of the first things visitors see when they arrive in Vancouver.... Read more

    639 Hornby St., 604-682-3455, billreidgallery.ca

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
  • John Bishop is the grandfather of Pacific Northwestern cuisine – everything Vancouver knows about cooking (and eating) BC’s natural... Read more

    2183 W. 4th Ave., 604-738-2025, bishopsonline.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Bishop’s
  • Black Rook Bakehouse

    Photo: Elaine Fung

    This cavernous space – all the more room for parking Bugaboo strollers – serves up modern treats like the S.O.B., a singleorigin... Read more

    2474 E. Hastings St., 604-563-5094, blackrookbakehouse.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Black Rook Bakehouse
  • This boutique parades the latest fashions from Paris, Milan and New York. If you’re into contemporary chic, the Tibi or Alice + Olivia... Read more

    1055 Alberni St., 604-257-0700, blubird.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Blubird
  • Blue Water Café

    Vancouver’s best fine-dining spot is a sushi restaurant. Actually, we should clarify two points: some people think West is better, and... Read more

    1095 Hamilton St., 604-688-8078, bluewatercafe.net

    Restaurants

    Book now at Blue Water Café
  • Body Politic

    You won’t find any granola at this South Main boutique, specializing in sustainable designs with an urban aesthetic. Discover lines... Read more

    208 E. 12th Ave., 604-568-5528, bodypolitic.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Body Politic
  • Organic, vegetable-driven cuisine is chef Andrea Carlson’s thing, but the fare here is far beyond just simple-and-healthy. Well-sourced... Read more

    2702 Main St., Vancouver, 604-879-0077, burdockandco.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Burdock & Co.
  • This Italian coffee shop gives a shot of character to the quickly developing Commercial Drive. Wade through the old-timers chatting out front,... Read more

    1745 Commercial Dr., 604 -253 -7017, www.cafecalabria.ca

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Café Calabria
  • Campagnolo Roma

    Photo: Ted Anderson

    “We want guests to feel comfortable walking in off the street in whatever East Van duds they’re wearing,” says chef/restaurateur... Read more

    2297 E. Hastings St., 604-569-0456, campagnoloroma.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Campagnolo Roma
  • Chambar

    Expect Trappist Chimay beer and mussels, both in quantities that would make your healthcare professional grimace – you could return... Read more

    562 Beatty St., 604-879-7119, chambar.com

    Restaurants | Bars | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Chambar
  • CHI, The Spa

    "Roya knows you are either wood or fire,” Roya says confidently, padding over the heated floors of our warmly lit suite. Among... Read more

    1128 West Georgia St., 604-695-2447, shangri-la.com/vancouver/shangrila/health-leisure/chi-the-spa

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at CHI, The Spa
  • This outdoor weekend party caters to every sense. Get lost among the crowds and explore the dozens of stands that line the blocks, hawking... Read more

    vcma.shawbiz.ca

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Chinatown Night Market
  • Cibo

    Simple ingredients, sublime execution. The kitchen does rustic Italian and makes much of peasant staples: beans, potatoes, fresh pastas and... Read more

    900 Seymour St., 604-602-9570, cibotrattoria.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Cibo
  • Working in the kitchen with his wife Jill, chef Lucais Syme creates plates that are at once restrained and modern – witness the duo of smoked... Read more
    350 W. Pender St., 604-428-9694, cinara.ca

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Cinara
  • This Yaletown room is the gold standard for Italian food in Vancouver, and the well-heeled diners that consistently pack the buzzy room will... Read more

    1133 Hamilton St., 604-688-7466, cioppinosyaletown.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Cioppino’s
  • Coast Coal Harbour Hotel

    Boasting a Piet Mondrian-inspired porte cochère with coloured block glass, this hotel is an oasis of sleek design all the way to its... Read more

    1180 W. Hastings St., 604-697-0202, coasthotels.com Book now at Coast Coal Harbour Hotel
  • This raw bar offers a mainstream Gastown dining experience at moderate prices, with delicate smoked sablefish on choucroute that suggests... Read more

    221 Carrall St., 604-569-2215, corkandfin.ca

    Restaurants | Bars

    Book now at Cork and Fin
  • Dayton Boot Company

    Photo: Ola Cholewa

    “Dayton Boots is a true original,” says Stephen Encarnacao, the principal owner and CEO of this legendary footwear maker. Indeed,... Read more

    2250 E. Hastings St., 604-253-6671 / 800-342-8934, daytonboots.com

    Shops

    Book now at Dayton Boot Company
  • A remarkable sanctuary nestled in the middle of rough and ready Chinatown. This is an authentic representation of private spaces within a... Read more

    578 Carrall St., 604-662 3207, vancouverchinesegarden.com

    Landmarks

    Book now at Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden
  • Already leading the sustainable charge with its seafood, this Granville Island bistro has 10 wines on tap, available by the glass or in create-your-own... Read more

    1596 Johnston St., 604-682-6681, ediblecanada.com/bistro

    Restaurants | Bars

    Book now at Edible Canada Bistro
  • British chef Neil Taylor takes on the Spanish vernacular in this narrow, buzzy West End room, with its dark wood ceiling beams and cinematic... Read more

    1118 Denman St., Vancouver, 604-558-4040, espanarestaurant.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at España
  • Fairmont Pacific Rim

    A contemporary member of the more traditional Fairmont family, this hotel is all sleek lines and high design – like the 50-metre-long... Read more

    1038 Canada Place, 604-695-5300, fairmontpacificrim.com Book now at Fairmont Pacific Rim
  • Fairmont Vancouver Airport

    Located at the Vancouver International Airport, this hotel will have you at your gate for that early-morning flight in 10 minutes flat. Dig... Read more

    3111 Grant McConachie Way, 866-540-4441, fairmont.com/vancouver-airport-richmond Book now at Fairmont Vancouver Airport
  • Chef David Gunawan makes his mark with locally sourced market ingredients in unique, Asian-inflected combinations – think sake-marinated sablefish... Read more
    1535 W. 6th Ave., 604-620-2070, farmersapprentice.ca

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Farmer’s Apprentice
  • Flow Wellness

    Photo: Robert O'Neil/YYoga

    When in the home of Lululemon, try a one-on-one session with yoga master Kelly Colleen at Flow Wellness, a light-filled space that’s... Read more

    888 Burrard St., 2nd fl. (2e étage), 604-682-3569, www.yyoga.ca/our-centers/flow-wellness

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Flow Wellness
  • FlyOver Canada

    This cross-country aerial journey might be virtual but it feels so real. The three-part attraction launches with an audio-visual installation... Read more

    999 Canada Place, 604-620-8455, flyovercanada.com

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at FlyOver Canada
  • Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

    Photo: Martin Tessler

    Just a 10-minute walk from both the convention centre and the shops on Robson Street, this property is ideally situated for business or pleasure.... Read more

    791 W. Georgia St., 604-689-9333, fourseasons.com/Vancouver Book now at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
  • Careful: the tab here mounts rapidly, and not just because of the Yaletown prices. Cocktails are some of the most innovative and expertly... Read more

    1137 Hamilton St., 604-628-5555, georgelounge.com

    Restaurants | Bars

    Book now at George Ultra Lounge
  • It’s only ten kilometres from Vancouver International Airport to downtown, but for years the trip could only be accomplished either by taking two public buses or a $30 cab ride. All of these options take between 30 minutes and an hour. The Canada Line now connects the airport to the SkyTrain transit network, reducing the travel time to 25 minutes and the cost to $5.

    Book now at Getting from the Airport
  • Granville Island Public Market

    If Vancouver is a foodie haven, then Granville Island Public Market is its Mecca. Professional chefs, ambitious home cooks, and happy tourists... Read more

    1689 Johnston St., granvilleisland.com/public-market

    Shops

    Book now at Granville Island Public Market
  • Grouse Grind and Skyride

    “Nature’s Stairmaster” is the summer hike of choice for resident calorie burners (it’s no joke: 3 kms up 2800 feet),... Read more

    6400 Nancy Green Way, North Vancouver, 604-980-9311, grousemountain.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Grouse Grind and Skyride
  • Hapa Izakaya

    Japanese tapas. Lots of booze. And don’t be surprised if your server arrives with your mackerel while carrying a blowtorch. One of the... Read more

    1479 Robson St., 604-689-4272, hapaizakaya.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Hapa Izakaya
  • Hawksworth

    Photo: Virginia Macdonald

    Having spent a decade in Michelin-starred kitchens in Europe, chef David Hawksworth is aiming to bring one home here. Although he is committed... Read more

    801 W. Georgia St., 604-673-7000, hawksworthrestaurant.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Hawksworth
  • The walls of this bright dining room are laden with hanging garden tools – pitchforks, spades, a metal scythe – offering a big... Read more

    1509 W. 12th Ave., Vancouver, 604-733-2231, heirloomrestaurant.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Heirloom
  • Hill’s has been a fixture here since 1914, first as a dry-goods shop hawking fabric and yarn among other assorted staples, then focusing on... Read more
    2125 W. 41st Ave., 604-266-9177, hillsofkerrisdale.com

    Shops

    Book now at Hill's of Kerrisdale
  • Holt Renfrew

    The grande dame Canadian luxury department store keeps things fresh and contemporary by adding to its impressive lineup of designer labels... Read more

    737 Dunsmuir St., 604-681-3121, holtrenfrew.com

    Shops

    Book now at Holt Renfrew
  • Keefer Bar

    In Vancouver’s still up-and-coming Chinatown, industry haunt the Keefer Bar is dark, daring and, frankly, almost dangerous. Drinks listed... Read more

    135 Keefer St., 608-688-1961, thekeeferbar.com

    Bars

    Book now at Keefer Bar
  • Keefer Suites

    This former factory in historic Chinatown was converted into four sleek loft-style suites (from $700/night) appointed with original art by... Read more

    133 Keefer St., 604-688-1983, thekeefer.com Book now at Keefer Suites
  • Kingyo Izakaya

    Photo: Margaret Mulligan

    Walking into this restaurant is like stumbling upon a remote Japanese temple that happens to be hosting a rollicking party. There are loud... Read more

    871 Denman St., 604-608-1677, www.kingyo-izakaya.ca

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Kingyo Izakaya
  • When it comes to Italian cuisine, classics never go out of style. This quiet neighbourhood resto (where reservations are hard to come by)... Read more

    3689 W. 4th Ave., 604-676-1007, laquercia.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at La Quercia
  • Loden Vancouver

    At the Loden Vancouver you’re never far from the action. This dashing Coal Harbour boutique hotel is steps away from Robson Street shopping... Read more

    1177 Melville St., 604-669-5060 / 877-225-6336, theloden.com Book now at Loden Vancouver
  • Lost + Found Cafe

    Photo: Lost + Found Cafe

    With its vast space filled with artwork, cameras, travel books, magazines and a mixed clientele of local startup workers, Gastown residents... Read more

    33 West Hastings St., 604-559-7444, lostandfoundcafe.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Lost + Found Cafe
  • L’Abattoir

    Photo: Glasfurd & Walker

    A few things you should note about Gastown’s L’Abattoir: It’s in a building that was Vancouver’s first jail and its... Read more

    217 Carrall St., 604-568-1701, labattoir.ca

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at L’Abattoir
  • L’Hermitage Hotel

    The luxe vibe of this boutique hotel, smack-dab in the middle of the city’s shopping core in the Robson Street district, washes over... Read more

    788 Richards St., 778-327-4100 / 888-855-1050, lhermitagevancouver.com Book now at L’Hermitage Hotel
  • Hungarian-born Vancouver designer Hajnalka Mandula’s Gastown shop comes complete with crumbling tiles and original hardwood floor and... Read more

    206 Carrall St., 604-568-9211, mandula.com

    Shops

    Book now at Mandula
  • Market at the Shangri-La Hotel marked the Canadian debut of celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Jean-Georges interprets seasonal ingredients... Read more

    1115 Alberni St., 604-695-1115, shangri-la.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Market at Shangri-La
  • Meat and Bread

    The upside of the economic downturn has been the proliferation of the do-one-thing-do-it-well eatery. Staffed by rugged men with knives, Meat... Read more

    370 Cambie St., 604-566-9003, meatandbread.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Meat and Bread
  • Open since 1945, this salumeria was the first butcher in Vancouver to offer traditional Italian cuts of meat and house-cured salami. Today... Read more

    2276 E. Hastings St., 604-255-2032, mocciaurbani.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Moccia Urbani
  • Motomachi Shokudo

    Photo: Elaine Tseng

    The quiet end of Robson Street is now the de facto hub for Vancouver’s noodle lovers. Chef-owner Daiji Mastubara takes a West Coast... Read more

    740 Denman St., 604-609-0310

    Restaurants

    Book now at Motomachi Shokudo
  • In Vancouver’s far southern suburbs, Vikram Vij brings a downtown level of service and cooking to the savvy diners of South Surrey. A shimmering... Read more
    15869 Croydon Dr., 604-560-4416, myshanti.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at My Shanti
  • Nicli Antica

    Bill McCaig wanted to create the most authentic Neapolitan pizza you could get outside of Naples. He’s succeeded with an Acunto wood-fired... Read more

    62 E. Cordova St., 604-669-6985, nicli-antica-pizzeria.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Nicli Antica
  • Mike Jeffs, executive chef and co-owner of Nook (as well as neighbouring small-plate haven Tapastree), has beefed up Denman Street’s... Read more

    781 Denman St., 604-568-4554, nookrestaurant.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Nook
  • What ever happened to old-timey “shoppes”? You know, the kind that sold sturdy everyday basics for around the house, yard and... Read more

    320 W. Cordova St., 778-327-9376, oldfaithfulshop.com

    Shops

    Book now at Old Faithful
  • Opus Bar

    It says something about the character of the hotel (and its guests) that, on a good night, the Opus Bar seems to take up the entire lobby... Read more

    350 Davie St., 604-642-0557 / 866-642-6787, opusbar.ca

    Bars

    Book now at Opus Bar
  • The 10-year anniversary makeover of the iconic Yaletown boutique hotel revealed bright colours, contemporary local art and voyeuristic wraparound... Read more

    322 Davie Street, 866-642-6787, vancouver.opushotel.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Opus Vancouver
  • Pidgin

    Photo: John Cullen

    The most prominent of the disparate cuisines that converge in this Gastown kitchen are Japanese, Korean and French, but chef Makoto Ono’s... Read more

    350 Carrall St., Vancouver, 604-620-9400, pidginvancouver.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Pidgin
  • This modern and reasonably priced 34-seat French bistro on trendier-by-the-day Cambie Street is a neighbourhood restaurant packed with people... Read more

    3369 Cambie St., 604-873-3131, pied-a-terre-bistro.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Pied-à-Terre
  • Pourhouse

    Pourhouse celebrates pre-Prohibition lifestyle with an impeccable attention to period detail. Antique couches. Crushed velvet wallpaper. Pedal-operated... Read more

    162 Water St., 604-568-7022, pourhousevancouver.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Pourhouse
  • Until 2009, it seemed like the SkyTrain light rail network only covered places no one wanted to go, but the addition of the Canada Line, running along Cambie to Richmond, makes it a very efficient way to get around. The only dark spots on the map where you’re still stuck with mediocre bus service are the West Side, the West End and West Vancouver (yes, these are three totally different places).

    translink.ca
    Book now at Public Transportation
  • Revolver

    Being the temple of java in Vancouver is no small feat, but this Gastown laboratorycum- café – scales and beakers figure prominently... Read more

    325 Cambie St., 604-558-4444, revolvercoffee.ca

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Revolver
  • Rosewood Hotel Georgia

    Photo: Rosewood Hotel Georgia

    This Georgian Revival landmark, whose storied guests include Katharine Hepburn, Elvis, Sinatra and Queen Elizabeth, has been updated for a... Read more

    801 W. Georgia St., 604-682-5566 / 888-767-3966, rosewoodhotelgeorgia.com Book now at Rosewood Hotel Georgia
  • Salt Tasting Room

    If you’ve got a hankering for cheese and charcuterie, head to Salt and put together a tasting plate from the daily selection of 10 artisanal... Read more

    45 Blood Alley, 604-633-1912, salttastingroom.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Salt Tasting Room
  • Save On Meats

    A shining beacon in historic Gastown, the flashing neon sign depicting two chubby piggies may be an indication of what’s in store inside.... Read more

    43 W. Hastings St., 604-569-3568, saveonmeats.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Save On Meats
  • Don’t let the tie-dyed underwear hanging from the rafters alarm you. Score on Davie is the welcoming heart of Vancouver’s vivacious, gay-friendly... Read more
    1262 Davie St., Vancouver, 604-632-1646, scoreondavie.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Score on Davie
  • In this city, the only thing more prominent than Starbucks is sushi. You can’t walk half a block without hitting an establishment that... Read more

    55 Powell St., 604-681-2144, seamonstrsushi.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Sea Monstr Sushi
  • Sense, A Rosewood Spa

    The hotel itself, a 1927 heirloom property restored to its former grandeur, makes a con- vincing case for agelessness as an attainable goal.... Read more

    801 W Georgia St., 604-673-7045, rosewoodhotels.com/en/hotelgeorgia/services_such/spa

    Health & Wellness

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  • Shangri-La

    This 61-storey monument to Vancouver’s induction into the “Global City” club was the first North American property by the... Read more

    1128 W. Georgia St., 604-689-1120, shangri-la.com/vancouver/shangrila Book now at Shangri-La
  • Stanley Park

    Photo: Tourism Vancouver

    Over 400 hectares of evergreen forest and open green spaces are bounded by the 8.8-kilometre seawall, a favourite of local runners, cyclists,... Read more

    North from Denman and West Georgia Streets, 604-873-7000, vancouver.ca/parks/parks/stanley

    Landmarks | Health & Wellness

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  • Dim sum is a hotly contested category in Vancouver – you could spend years comparing the relative authenticity of the Richmond strip... Read more

    3888 Main St., 604-872-8822, sunsuiwah.com

    Restaurants

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  • Tableau Bar Bistro

    A quick glance around Tableau in the Loden Hotel reveals a surprising freedom from West Coast design clichés – you won’t... Read more

    1181 Melville St., 604-639-8692, tableaubarbistro.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Tableau Bar Bistro
  • Tap and Barrel, a sprawling beer and wine bar in the Olympic Village, has 14 FreshTAP kegs on the premises, featuring local wines like the... Read more

    1 Athletes Way, 604-685-2223, tapandbarrel.com

    Bars

    Book now at Tap and Barrel
  • Cabs aren’t always the best way to get around in Vancouver, since one trip across a bridge runs up the meter dramatically—but, of course, sometimes they’re a necessity. A 15% tip is usually expected and you’re better off calling – you’ll spend 10 minutes trying to hail unless you’re right outside a hotel.

     
    Black Top & Checker Cabs: 604-731-1111
    Maclure's Cabs (1984) Ltd.: 604-831-1111
    Vancouver Taxi Ltd.: 604-871-1111
     

     

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  • The Acorn

    Photo: John Cullen

    Chef Brian Skinner can finally eat every dish on his own menu – his modern vegetarian spot on Main Street caters to Vancouverites who,... Read more

    3995 Main St., Vancouver, 604-566-9001, theacornrestaurant.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Acorn
  • With more than 100 bottles of Scotch on offer, there’s no reason to order a mixed drink – except that the cocktails are... Read more
    905 Dunsmuir St., 604-899-4456, donnellygroup.ca

    Bars

    Book now at The Blackbird
  • Scandinavian minimalism and creativity meet West Coast ingredients at this light-wood-cloaked space in the heart of Gastown. Morel mushrooms... Read more
    332 Water St., 604-699-0249, blacktailflorist.ca

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

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  • A prohibition-inspired bar dishing out Asian-influenced small plates (bánh mì, noodles in lemongrass broth, gyoza). The heritage... Read more

    6 Powell St., 604-568-8272, di6mond.com

    Bars

    Book now at The Diamond
  • The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

    The grande dame of Vancouver hospitality, the Hotel Van opened its doors in 1939, just in time for the arrival of King George VI and Queen... Read more

    900 W. Georgia St., 604-684-3131 / 866-540-4452, fairmont.com/HotelVancouver Book now at The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
  • A Gastown sandwich-and-beer Brit-stop that locals adore and lucky tourists chance upon. Veal marrow on toast with Maldon salt and garlic confit... Read more

    307 W. Cordova St., 604-669-4991, thegreedypig.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Greedy Pig
  • The best kinds of gifts work double time: decorative and artful, practical but pretty. The Hach is full of knick-knacks and stationery, most... Read more

    197 E. 17th Ave., 604-566-9611, thehach.com

    Shops

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  • The reputation of this “boozer,” based on its authentic atmosphere and huge selection of fine ales on tap, definitely precedes... Read more

    212 Carrall St., 604-688-9779, irishheather.com

    Restaurants | Bars

    Book now at The Irish Heather
  • The Listel, located on bustling Robson Street in downtown Vancouver, is stocked with museum-grade art on almost every wall. Almost all of... Read more

    1300 Robson Street, 604-686-8461, thelistelhotel.com Book now at The Listel Hotel
  • Everything about this Coal Harbour pints-and-nachos brewpub is par for the course. Except one: the sprawling patio spills out into the seawall... Read more

    1199 W. Cordova St., 604-687-6455, millbistro.ca

    Restaurants | Bars

    Book now at The Mill Marine Bistro
  • An innovative new pizza joint in Yaletown has a tight list of keg wines (the Yaletown, a cheeseless pie with seared albacore, jalapeños... Read more

    1011 Hamilton St., 604-568-3322, theparlourrestaurants.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Parlour
  • The Red Wagon

    Photo: Ola Cholewa

    “‘Farm to table’ wasn’t a catchphrase growing up; it was how dinner was made,” says owner Brad Miller. Marry... Read more

    2296 E. Hastings St., 604-568-4565, redwagoncafe.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Red Wagon
  • Step into the lobby at the St. Regis and you might just feel like you’ve been transported back to the Roaring Twenties. As part of its... Read more

    602 Dunsmuir St., 604-681-1135 / 800-770-7929, stregishotel.com Book now at The St. Regis Hotel
  • The Vancouver Art Gallery

    Most of the permanent collection is composed of B.C. icons like Emily Carr and Jeff Wall, but the VAG is known as of late for some blockbuster... Read more

    750 Hornby St., 604-662-4719, vanartgallery.bc.ca

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at The Vancouver Art Gallery
  • For more than 35 years, Hidekazu Tojo has reigned as emperor (or at least Prime Minister) of seafood in Vancouver. A stool at the sushi bar... Read more

    1133 W. Broadway, 604-872-8050, tojos.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Tojo’s
  • Uva Wine Bar

    If the best Vietnamese restaurant is the one with the most Vietnamese people, does that make the best bar the one with the most bartenders?... Read more

    900 Seymour St., 604-632-9560, uvawinebar.ca

    Bars

    Book now at Uva Wine Bar
  • For ten days in late June, you’ll be able to catch shows at over 40 venues across town, almost any time of day or night. Jazz is a broad,... Read more

    604-872-5200, coastaljazz.ca

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Vancouver Jazz Festival
  • Vancouver Urban Winery

    Vancouver Urban Winery has a regularly changing selection of 32 wines on tap, paired with wine-friendly snacks such as cheese, olives and... Read more

    55 Dunlevy Ave., 604-566-9463, vancouverurbanwi­nery.­com

    Bars

    Book now at Vancouver Urban Winery
  • A spectacular 55-acre garden with over 7,000 plant varieties, helpfully labelled, make this a botanical paradise. Its new, visually stunning,... Read more

    5251 Oak St., 604-257-8335, vandusengarden.org

    Landmarks

    Book now at VanDusen Botanical Garden
  • Trailblazing Vancouver chef Vikram Vij hits the road – literally – to prove that his particular school of Indian-via-the-Pacific-Northwest... Read more

    1075 W. Georgia St., Vancouver, 604-639-3335, vijsrailwayexpress.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Vij’s Railway Express
  • That Vikram Vij’s South Granville spot is one of the best Indian restaurants in the world is no secret (no visit to Vancouver is complete... Read more

    1488 W. 11th Ave., Vancouver, 604-736-5711, vijsrangoli.ca/market/index.html

    Restaurants

    Book now at Vij’s Rangoli
  • Violet

    Genevieve Allen’s Parisian boutique on South Granville was inspired by designer Vanessa Bruno’s apartment. Restock your closet... Read more

    1563 W. 6th St., 604-569-1514, violetboutique.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Violet
  • This minimalist, white-on-white store on Cambie carries exclusive pieces like whimsical ceramics inspired by takeout containers from designer... Read more

    3408 Cambie St., 604-874-9770, walrushome.com

    Shops

    Book now at Walrus
  • After the departure of David Hawksworth, the native son who defined Vancouver’s Pacific Northwestern fine-dining culture out of West’s... Read more

    2881 Granville St., 604-738-8938, westrestaurant.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at West
  • Are you a meat lover? The kitchen at Wildebeest has your yearnings covered with all manner of it, embracing as they do the prime slabs but... Read more

    120 W. Hastings St., Vancouver, 604-687-6880, wildebeest.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Wildebeest
  • Xi Shi Lounge

    Photo: Jamil Rhajiak

    Maybe it’s the expertly mixed Singapore sling… or the air of refined exoticism… or the tinkling of the baby grand... But... Read more

    1128 W. Georgia St., 604-689-1120, shangri-la.com/vancouver/shangrila/dining/bars-lounges/xi-shi-lounge

    Bars

    Book now at Xi Shi Lounge
  • Tucked into a leafy corner of the city’s west side, this small space has become the top destination for Japanese fare. Opt for the omakase... Read more

    27 75 W. 16th Ave., 604-731-9378, www.zestjapanese.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Zest Japanese Cuisine
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