Chef Kieran Kearns Raises the Bar in Gastropub Dining at The Charles Bar

Kieran Kearns is the chef behind the new menu at The Charles Bar, The Dover Arms Pub and Colony – all owned by local entertainment company Blueprint. He has created a new style of menu, something that incorporates casual bar bites with more elaborate, heartier dishes. He’s also passionate about local and organic ingredients. Another thing…

The Roof at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Glamour and style come together once again at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver for the re-opening of The Roof. The pop up Roof restaurant will be the main dining spot for the hotel starting February 14th, when they will be officially open for business. Once a beacon for glitz and glamour, the iconic restaurant is getting a…

1 Republik in Hoboken

If you like the show “The Jersey Shore” you will love 1 Republik.  Part of this statement is just because I’m getting older and loud music where you can barely hear each other just doesn’t appeal to me anymore.  I did feel like Snookie and The Situation were going to be walking in and sitting…

The Judas Goat Taberna

I found the Judas Goat by chance, walking down Gastown’s Blood Alley with a girlfriend. We had a couple of drinks and I made a mental note that I would come back and try the tapas – they looked so good. So true to my word, I came back, and I brought along with me…