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This huge cosplay party kicks off Vancouver Fan Expo this week

This huge cosplay party kicks off Vancouver Fan Expo this week

Fan Expo Vancouver runs Feb. 15 to 17
This hidden gem eatery has Burnaby’s best water view

This hidden gem eatery has Burnaby’s best water view

Eating a meal with a view just makes the food taste that much better. I have my favourite locations.
This iconic restaurant with Burnaby’s best views is closing after 34 years

This iconic restaurant with Burnaby’s best views is closing after 34 years

I’m still digesting the terrible news that one of my favourite places to dine is closing its doors forever. Horizons on Burnaby Mountain will be shutting down at the end of February, according one of the managers I spoke with on the phone.
This Burnaby restaurant has been named one of Canada's most romantic

This Burnaby restaurant has been named one of Canada's most romantic

Atlas Steak + Fish has been named one of Canada’s most romantic restaurants by OpenTable, the world’s biggest provider of online restaurant reservations.
This Burnaby dessert master is crafting chocolate shoes

This Burnaby dessert master is crafting chocolate shoes

When it comes to gifts for Valentine’s Day, it’s probably best if men avoid buying shoes for women. Trying to get the size exactly right is pretty tricky, not to mention a man trying to determine a woman’s taste.
Here's how to save money by cutting food waste

Here's how to save money by cutting food waste

According to the American Heritage Dictionary the phrase “waste not, want not” was first recorded in 1772, but was derived from an earlier version: “wilful waste makes woeful want” recorded in 1576.
All-star snack and craft beer pairings for Super Bowl Sunday

All-star snack and craft beer pairings for Super Bowl Sunday

Craft beer is obviously perfect for every occasion. Celebrating that big promotion? Craft beer. Brother’s wedding? Craft beer. Mother’s funeral? Craft beer. Niece’s christening? Craft beer.
This Burnaby mall is adding a cutting-edge Cactus Club

This Burnaby mall is adding a cutting-edge Cactus Club

When the new Cactus Club Café opened its doors in Station Square in 2019, it included a few menu items you couldn’t find at any other Cactus Club. It also came with an elegant new look that topped any other CCC I had been too before.
Burnaby donuts-and-ice-cream-for-breakfast event runs this Saturday

Burnaby donuts-and-ice-cream-for-breakfast event runs this Saturday

Donuts + ice cream= happy Chris. That’s a simple equation I think will make anyone happy. You’ll be able to do the math soon as a donut pop-up event is coming to North Burnaby.
Eric Akis: Cuban sandwich for the win

Eric Akis: Cuban sandwich for the win

The Super Bowl is Sunday and the game is being held just north of Miami. If you plan to watch and want to serve a food popular there, make Cuban sandwiches.