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Meet the Once-Homeless Chef Using Food to Fight Poverty

"You can’t do anything positive with your life unless you’re stabilized, and you can’t be stabilized on an empty stomach."
Charlie Friedmann
6.22.18
dumplings

Vancouver's 'Dumpling King' Delivers His Creations from Instagram to Your Door

Matt Murtagh-Wu was supposed to be a banker. Instead, he's making whisky and pork belly dumplings.
Frances Watthanaya
5.17.18
Canada

Here's the Real Story Behind the Deli that Magically Summoned Liam Neeson

“Where’s my free sandwich?”
Nick Rose
5.4.17
Pizza

Why I Stopped Baking My Pizzas In Wood-Burning Ovens

After working with wood ovens since the early 90s, I asked myself: How much land is being cleared because of our foodservice demand for wood?
Alan Maniscalco
12.14.16
Make this

This Spot Prawn Ceviche Is the Most Refreshing Thing You'll Eat This Weekend

You've probably made a few ceviches before, but try this spot prawn variation from chef Ned Bell of Vancouver's YEW Seafood + Bar.
Munchies Staff
7.9.16
vancouver

Hey, Idiot, Food Banks Don’t Want Your Canned Alligator and Old Vitamins

Processing all of the weird old junk food that people donate (with good intentions or otherwise) costs this Vancouver-based food bank $40,000 a year.
Gigen Mammoser
4.11.16
Aboriginal food

Vancouver’s Only Aboriginal Restaurant’s Got Game

Serving braised bison back ribs and game sausages, pulled boar and elk burgers, Indian tacos, and bannock bread pudding, Salmon n’ Bannock Bistro is the city’s only First Nations restaurant open year-round.
Sasha Gora
3.25.16
Canada

Behind the Burgers: Wildebeest (Vancouver)

Chef Josh Gale shows us how to make one of the meanest burgers we've ever seen at Wildebeest in Vancouver.
Munchies Staff
3.15.16
Canada

Behind the Burgers: Homer St. Cafe and Bar (Vancouver)

Chef Tret Jordan takes us to a natural beef farm in Pemberton and shows us how he makes Homer Street's burger.
Munchies Staff
3.15.16
Action Bronson

New Friends in Strange Places

Driven by a need for freshest salmon, most grass-fed lamb, and legal weed, Action makes a pit-stop in the Pacific Northwest en route to a concert in Vancouver.
Action Bronson
3.10.16
wine

Camping Out for $2,000 Bordeaux in British Columbia

Canada's wine aficionados lined up as early as 7PM for the chance to get their hands on bottles from legendary châteaux like Pétrus, Margaux, Mouton Rothschild, and Lafite Rothschild when the store opened the next morning.
Wyatt Marshall
10.19.15
Canada

Who Wants to Do Chocolate Key Bumps?

Love putting stuff up your nose? Also love fine Belgian chocolates? Well, we have got news for you, gourmand. All of your interests can be found in one fun powder—and it’s a legal high.
Munchies Staff
6.26.15