B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in British Columbia (including Vancouver). We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the region, which you can browse here.


Chinese food recs

by laethia 1 day ago

Hi all! We're coming to Vancouver for a long weekend - hoping to stay in Richmond for the food, and go up to Vancouver for sightseeing. Really appreciate all the good advice in this forum over ...

Quest for Ottawa-Style Eggrolls in The Lower Mainland

by SherBel 8 years ago

If you've never had eggrolls from a place like The Golden Palace in Ottawa, you may not know what I'm talking about. In BC we've only found 'springrolls'; typically a veggie filling in a thin, ...

Bard on the Beach, Chinatown? Best of Vancouver

by SueFH 1 month ago

Hi there, Chicagoans hitting Vancouver for the first time in early August. I’ve searched but the vast majority of posts I found were REALLLY old. So here I am seeking great food advice from the gr...

Vancouver: Looking for Ovalette, Quick 75 and Hoen Kwe Flour

by yogilo 11 years ago

I want to try baking the pandan chiffon which requires Ovalette or Quick 75 and Hoen Kwe Flour (green bean flour which is pre-mixed pudding flour). Anybody knows where I can buy them in Vancouver? ...

Food/drink advice for 4 days in Kelowna & nearby...

by mopane 2 months ago

My wife & I will be flying into YLW from SFO & would greatly appreciate any food & drink suggestions. We tend toward the un-fussy, but don't mind splurging a bit on vacation, & would love to explor...

Looking for the name of a long-closed restaurant in Vancouver

by lanneq 5 years ago

In 1980 I lived at Point Grey - 4th and Collingwood - in Vancouver, and there was a wonderful little French restaurant across the street (near the SW corner) we used to go to about once a week. I ...

Thai or Indian food in Victoria?

by jcolvin 1 year ago

Anyone recommend a good Thai or Indian place in Victoria? In Vancouver my favorite Thai place is Jitlada...looking for authentic and quality Thai.

Kitsilano Additions/Removals as of April 2017

Sam Salmon
by Sam Salmon 2 years ago

The well regarded Breka mini chain is opening in the 3700 block W 4th Ave this month in a space that has all the potential but has never been run right-I wish them well. 24/7 as per their SOP so...

Where to find preservative free or organic lard & beef tallow in Vancouver

by chevrechaud 9 years ago

Hi all, Looking for supplier/seller of preservative free or organic lard & beef tallow in Vancouver...Can anyone help me? Thanks!

Where to buy knives in Vancouver?

by twinkienic 11 years ago

I'm thinking about making my first purchase of a chef's knife. (I've been using one of those knife sets that come with plastic handles and too many steak knives). I don't have a specific idea of wh...

What's next after Safeway?

by LotusRapper 12 months ago

For context: http://www.richmond-news.com/news/9-lower-mainland-safeway-stores-including-1-in-richmond-are-closing-down-today-1.23359288 http://dailyhive.com/vancouver/safeway-store-closures-...

Mary Browns Fried Chicken

by LotusRapper 9 months ago

Any folks here familiar with Mary Browns fried chicken ? There's a few outlets in the Eastern Fraser Valley. I have an errand to run out to Chilliwack on Monday, sooooo naturally I was Googling pla...

My Tan W Broadway Vancouver

by gjksteph 5 years ago

There was a little dive on W Broadway in the late 70's, I believe called My Tan, unlicensed - hot tea in glasses, but an amazing platefull of food for cheap. We used to order the combination plate...

Fireplace Chestnut Roaster -- Where to find?

by mendicity 7 months ago

I've just found myself in urgent need of a cast iron fireplace chestnut roaster for Christmas Eve. Will call/drive around tomorrow to look but would love any tips if you have them!

cheap cast iron pans in vancouver?

by dali1980 3 years ago

im looking for a cast iron pans in vancouver. Who has the best prices?? thanks

PureBread just opened in Kitsilano

by islandgirl 9 months ago

I was walking by today and noticed PureBread has opened a new location in the old Cupcakes spot at 2887 West Broadway. Apparently today was their opening day. This is going to be dangerous!

Who sells salt cod or serrano ham in Vancouver?

by Cherie Spriggs 15 years ago

Hi there! I've been looking in practically every store that I have been in but can't find either of these items. Can anyone help me locate either of these items in Vancouver? Cheers Cherie

Kouign Amann in Vancouver?

by selena03 12 months ago

I know this isn't a Vancouver thread (I'm going to SF and stumbled on this) but I love KA too and used to get them at Beyond Bread but they don't make them anymore:(. Bread Affairs is more like a d...

heirloom tomatoes in Vancouver

by ume 10 years ago

Hi all, Wondering where is the best place to get heirloom tomatoes in Vancouver, Burnaby or Richmond? I purchased some last year at the Granville Island farmer's market. Any tips on where to go ...