L’Abattoir

Is No.1 Gaoler’s Mews Going to Transform Dining in Vancouver?

Is No.1 Gaoler’s Mews Going to Transform Dining in Vancouver?

Tickets for the L'Abattoir dream team's new monthly dining event go on sale June 1—act fast if you're interested.

Are Commercial Rents Crushing a New Generation of Restaurant Innovation?

Are Commercial Rents Crushing a New Generation of Restaurant Innovation?

The economics of your local restaurant depend on skyrocketing commercial rents—and the bottom line doesn't look good.

Sommelier of the Year 2017: Lisa Haley

Sommelier of the Year 2017: Lisa Haley

Lisa Haley brings a passion for natural and authentic wines, a scholarly bent and some Montreal savoir faire to Vancouver's wine scene.

The 5 best happy hours in Vancouver

The 5 best happy hours in Vancouver

With happy hours available throughout the city, after-work drinks have never been so tempting

Introducing Crowbar, the Fraserhood’s new cocktail destination

Introducing Crowbar, the Fraserhood’s new cocktail destination

With their new cocktail-forward venture Crowbar, L'Abattoir alumni Jeremy Pigeon and William Johnson have taken a cool and confident leap into the Vancouver bar scene

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Three of the most Vancouver cocktails ever

Three of the most Vancouver cocktails ever

Because there's no better way to experience your city than to, umm, drink it

3 Places to Try Absinthe in Vancouver

3 Places to Try Absinthe in Vancouver

Despite the fact that it was never actually illegal in Canada, absinthe still has an aura of naughtiness about it.

Layton Leaves L’Abbatoir

Layton Leaves L’Abbatoir

The Bartender of the Year alum is hitting the open road.

Chef Q&A: L’Abattoir + Fuel/Refuel

Chef Q&A: L’Abattoir + Fuel/Refuel

Jane Cornborough, sous-chef at L’Abattoir, did stages in New York before collaborating with Robert Belcham at Fuel/Refuel. Mark Taylor has opened a string of wine-friendly restaurants, including his current South Granville spot, Siena. Look for...