VV TAPAS LOUNGE NOW OPEN IN STRATHCONA VILLAGE

Created for those who love good food and wine, the 55-seat eatery was designed by Vancouver based Nahal Gamini Design. The room immerses guests in a bright and modern setting, incorporating elements of the outdoors in with wood tables, a cork bar front,  greenscape wall, and a reclaimed wood 12-seater bar.

For the First Time Ever, Chef Marcello Lombardo Brings His Italian Meatball Dishes to Vancouver June 9

“I grew up in Italy, where spaghetti and meatballs with sauce was a given. It was all about whose grandma makes it best, and every grandma had her own secret ingredient to add to the meat or pork,” says Chef Marcello Lombardo of Marcello Ristorante and Pizzeria.

Host an Unforgettable Event at Caffè La Tana

Situated next door to Pepino’s Spaghetti House in the heart of Little Italy on Commercial Drive, Caffè La Tana is a cozy Italian alimentari that has quickly risen to the top of the city’s must-visit list. Guests will be enamoured with the venue’s welcoming design, an intriguing marriage of old-world elegance and whimsical charm.

Pepino’s Spaghetti House Launches Winter Dishes, Expanded Wine List and Valentine’s Day Offering

Feeling the winter blues? There’s nowhere better to escape frigid weather than Pepino’s Spaghetti House,
one of Commercial Drive’s newest and most talked-about eateries.

Treat Your Tastebuds to a Taste of Italy at Caffè La Tana

The Caffè La Tana team is thrilled to welcome Letitia Wan, whose impressive kitchen resume includes award-winning Vancouver eateries Di Beppe and Ask for Luigi.

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

A Fantastic Fill at the Commercial Drive Brunch Crawl

  The last day of Dine Out Vancouver, Sunday Feb 5, was a Brunch Crawl for me on Commercial Drive.  Quite luckily it did not snow that day.  Just crisp air to make your cheeks rosy and ready for something warm to drink and eat.  Commercial Drive fit the bill.  Below are a few comments … Read more A Fantastic Fill at the Commercial Drive Brunch Crawl

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 … Read more Italian Day Returns to Vancouver’s The Drive This Week

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 … Read more LOMBARDO’S CELEBRATES 30th ANNIVERSARY

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” … Read more Tasting Plates YVR: Commercial Drive