Richmond’s Eat Street

After a recent article in Vancouver Magazine and a press release about the best job ever, I came to the stunning realization that I had completely missed out on the of the best areas in Vancouver to eat. Wen and I have spent the past year exploring the nooks and crannies of the city (witness… Continue reading Richmond’s Eat Street

Vancouver Exceptionalism, Part 374

So Wen and I have been living in Vancouver for a little over a year now and are learning all about Vancouver exceptionalism. Vancouverites feel qualitatively different from the rest of Canada, driven largely from living in a tiny-but-spectacularly-beautiful setting that is hemmed in by ocean, mountains and an international border. You’re essentially cut off… Continue reading Vancouver Exceptionalism, Part 374


Richmond. It’s the Rodney Dangerfield of the Vancouver metropolitan area. A perfectly flat island on the flight path to the airport, it’s frequently derided as not worthy of a visit. In short, it can’t get no respect. Richmond is at least 60% Asian and the Golden Village feels closer to 100%. Since we moved to… Continue reading Richmond