TURNING UP THE HEAT The Downlow Chicken Shack cranks it up with Nashville Hot Chicken starting June 13th

TURNING UP THE HEAT The Downlow Chicken Shack cranks it up with Nashville Hot Chicken starting June 13th Things are about to get hotter on Vancouver’s Commercial Drive as The Downlow Chicken Shack (905 Commercial Drive) brings Southern charm and hospitality to the city with its take on Nashville Hot Chicken. The popular crispy, fried…

Italian Day Returns to Vancouver’s The Drive This Week

  Mangiamo! Lets Eat! Vancouver’s biggest cultural street festival returns to Little Italy on Commercial Drive as Italian Day is set to take place Sunday, June 12th from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Join 300,000 Vancouverites as they celebrate Italian culture and heritage in a day of authentic food and drinks, captivating performances and interactive activities. This year’s…

LOMBARDO’S CELEBRATES 30th ANNIVERSARY

  BY INVITING PATRONS TO COLOUR OUTSIDE THE BOX  Lombardo’s Pizzeria and Restaurant on Commercial Drive in Vancouver is releasing a specially designed “colouring” pizza box to help mark the restaurant’s 30th year in business. Created by East Vancouver artist Ali Bruce, the box draws on the recent swell in popularity of adult colouring books.  Bruce’s bold black…

Tasting Plates YVR: Commercial Drive

  As the hot August sun shined down and we waited in line to enter Fredrico’s Supper Club for another Tasting Plates YVR, you cannot help but notice the fresh fruits next door and the characters that walk along the street. Commercial Drive is a neighbourhood of character, diversity, and a “judge all you want”…

Vancouver’s Italian Day on The Drive

All things ‘Made in Italy’ set to take over Commercial Drive  Italy’s Classic Style Returns to Vancouver’s Italian Day on The Drive Sunday, June 8, 2014   Vancouverites are getting ready for one of the biggest displays of all things Italian outside Italy, as Commercial Drive will be transformed on Sunday, June 8 for the 5th Annual Italian Day. As one of Vancouver’s most celebrated cultural…