In this week’s cocktail adventure, poet extraordinaire, Shazia Hafiz Ramji, meets me at Uncle Abe’s—a great-times-fun-spot in the heart of Mount Pleasant. A little bit of trivia: Abe is actually the name of the owner’s two year old son and his baby photo is taped to the handle of Abe’s signature lager! But we aren’t… Continue reading In Conversation With Shazia Hafiz Ramji
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Q: What do you get when you mix sunshine, a caesar and the supportive, exuberant Jessica Johns? A: A heavenly afternoon of humour and good chats! We meet at the Five Point, a bar with good food, craft beer and a cool chandelier inside. The patio faces Main Street and is a great people-watching spot.… Continue reading In Conversation With Jessica Johns
What makes the best caesar? Balanced tomato/vodka flavour, a pleasant amount of spice and a huge dose of LOVE. That’s what I am being treated to by the glorious Kayla Czaga at her new place in East Van. Kayla was one of the first people I met when I moved to Vancouver in 2014. She… Continue reading In Conversation With Kayla Czaga
Time for summer nourishment in the form of a good conversation and a caesar. Burgoo is a country-themed, cozy bistro serving up delicious drinks and yummy comfort food. The patio along Main Street is rustic and sweet with its wooden fence and farmhouse light fixtures. I am joined for a drink by Ruth Daniell, an… Continue reading In Conversation With Ruth Daniell
It’s a quiet afternoon in the scorching heat, so it feels time for lazing in the sun with a friend and some boozed up clam juice. The Lido just opened their outdoor patio last year and though it’s facing Broadway, the vined fencing makes it feel like a garden getaway and the traffic noise is… Continue reading In Conversation With Beni Xiao