Hospitality, Marketing & Tourism

Covering food, drink, travel and marketing in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

‘Ghost restaurants’ reducing rent fright factor

Successful restaurant chains are maximizing kitchen production and creating virtual brands to service meal deliveries

Strike ends at Hyatt, Westin Bayshore and Pinnacle hotels

Workers ratified an agreement that provides raises of up to 25%

Celeb chef David Chang to open Momofuku Noodle Bar in Vancouver

As it turns out, when Seth Rogen took celeb chef and restaurateur David Chang on a food tour of Vancouver, it wasn’t just a fling. Chang, the host of the new Netflix series Breakfast, Lunch &...

Swine Out Vancouver: Meat and drink at this charcuterie and craft beer event

Get ready to go whole hog at the second annual Swine Out Vancouver, and event that pairs artisan-made charcuterie with local craft beers. Featuring a line-up of local and visiting chefs as well as...

Tentative agreement reached in Vancouver hotel strike

Pact is between employers and workers at Westin Bayshore, Hyatt Regency, Pinnacle Harbourfront and Four Seasons hotels

Tourism Whistler is predicting a slight downturn in international visitors this winter

Tourism Whistler (TW) is predicting a “slight decline” in room-night bookings to the resort this winter due in part to a softening global economy that is impacting a handful of key international...

The Cambie has been saved: Vancouver’s oldest bar isn’t closing after all

A contentious divorce led to the necessary sale of the property by ex-owner Sam Yehia, and the venue seemed poised to end its tenure as Vancouver’s oldest bar come Nov. 30. However, operators The...

Vancouver hotel strike disrupting corporate events

Local strike threatens to drag on longer than the sector’s 24-day job action in 2000

Forget lattes, you can get Pumpkin Spice Spam Fries in Vancouver right now

You’ve seen the memes and gifs: Fall means leaves on the ground, scarves around our necks, and pumpkin spice on everything even remotely edible. Each year seems to bring a fresh crop of food products...