Where to eat, drink coffee and shop in Vancouver
by : Elaine Jyll Regio- Oct 18th, 2016
Brunch: Seasons In The Park
“You get to watch the seasons change every time you go.” – Judy Wong of women’s handbag label Lorraine Sui
What to order: Smoked Salmon Benedict
West 33rd Avenue and Cambie Street
Brunch: Medina Café
“Medina Café has the best selection of vegetarian food and is locally sourced.” – Jamal Abdourahman, producer of VFW
What to order: Fricassée Champignon
780 Richards Street
Brunch: Basho Café
“Basho Café is a small, dainty, family establishment that serves traditional Japanese fare. It’s a hidden gem known for their meal sets, which includes a light main, veggies, sweets and a heartwarming cup of soup.” – Aileen Lee of women’s wear label, Vestige Story
What to order: Daily pastries and a perfect matcha latte made with condensed milk
2007 E Hastings St.
Shop: Much & Little
“Located on the hip Main Street neighbourhood, this shop has two distinctive sections. The clothing side is stocked with a beautiful mix of local and independent brands. The other half of the store holds adorable and quirky finds – from terrariums to ceramic kitchenware to baby gifts and stationary. What makes this shop irreplaceable is the thoughtful owner Sarah and her friendly team.” – Aileen Lee
2541 Main Street
Coffee: Turk's Coffee
“They have really good sugary coffee. And I love, love, love sweet drinks.” – Zong Peng of women’s wear label 44511234
1276 Commercial Drive
Coffee: Birds and the Beets
“It’s a beautiful space you can work in and they make everything in-house. You can walk in and see the baker baking bread and they have a small florist in the front with daily arrangements. It has a real local feel with great coffee.” – Mishel Bouillet of women’s wear label Models Own
55 Powell Street
Shop: Duchesse Vintage
“I love to shop vintage or thrift! You can get more creative with your outfits and I find most of my inspiration for designing by shopping in vintage stores. I LOVE to shop at Duchesse Vintage I never leave this little shop located in Historic Chinatown without finding an amazing piece to bring home with me. The store is so well curated and unique. I find it irresistible.” – Mishel Bouillet
430 Columbia Street
Coffee: 49th Parallel
“I always order the $5 coffee and donut deal. They have fresh coffee and the best donuts in Vancouver.” – Katherine Kim of women’s wear label Sinbi Collection
2902 Main Street
Coffee: Cheesecake Etc.
“They have an amazing atmosphere and a piano that anyone can play. I think it’s beautiful.” – Bahareh Memarian of women’s wear label Bahareh Memarian
2141 Granville Street
Shop: Used House of Vintage
“I actually work at Used House of Vintage and we have something for everyone. It’s a huge location and you have to dig – it’s great! Bohemia Gallery (3243 Main St.) has really random stuff like green sequined bras. East Side Re-Rides (221 East 16th Ave) is a second hand motorcycle store. The whole front is legit old school motorcycle gear but the back is all street wear.” – Lillea Goian of re-worked vintage label Lillz Killz
831 Granville Street
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