- 324 Cambie St., Vancouver, Canada
Find authentic East and North African food in a tiny Gastown hole-in-the-wall, where an ambitious menu and the proprietor’s charm make the room sing. Ethiopian-born Menasbo Kiros offers his guests.
- 157 Alexander St., Vancouver, Canada
Beer geeks, edgy designers, and hip restaurateurs gather in this industrial-cool, high-ceilinged room for impassioned conversation over the city’s best selection of microbrews. Unsure what to try? Trust your bartender..
- 99 Powell St., Vancouver, Canada
Proprietor Ray Loy whose front-of-house résumé includes C, Bacchus, and Shangri-La’s Market, marries sophisticated glamour and an ambitious cocktail program with a menu that smartly executes Chinese classics. Recently installed.
- 3 Alexander St., Vancouver, Canada
When warm weather hits, the hipster party spills onto the streetside patio at Chill Winston—ensconced at Gastown’s cobblestoned crossroads, it boasts one of the city’s liveliest spots for al fresco.