Something we don’t love? Vancouver restaurant closures.

The restaurant industry in Vancouver can be fickle, and – once again – the city’s dining scene has suffered some casualties.

Here is your update on restaurants in and around Vancouver that have recently shuttered or will do so imminently.


Oh Carolina


Oh Carolina came to us from the Gooseneck Hospitality Group, which also operates restaurants like Bells and Whistles, Bufala, and Lucky Taco.

It launched with the aim to be a one-stop shop for anyone looking for snacks, pantry staples, ready-to-eat sandwiches, pasta, and more.

Red Robin — Langley (

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The United States and Germany have announced plans to send dozens of advanced battle tanks to Ukraine following intense debate and pressure from NATO allies to respond positively to Kyiv’s calls for as many as 300 tanks to help it repel Russia’s 11-month-old full-scale invasion.

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RFE/RL’s Live Briefing gives you all of the latest developments on Russia’s ongoing invasion, Kyiv’s counteroffensive, Western military aid, global reaction, and the plight of civilians. For all of RFE/RL’s coverage of the war, click here.

Their decisions on January 25 follow a British decision earlier this

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At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-China fervor stoked consumer discrimination that cost Chinese restaurants $7.4 billion in lost revenue in 2020—losses 18.4 percent greater than at other types of restaurants—according to a new study by researchers from Boston College, the University of Michigan, and Microsoft Research, published today in the journal Nature Human Behaviour.

The findings begin to put a finer point on the broad economic costs of anti-Asian discrimination during the pandemic and the role of politicians who focused blame on China, where the coronavirus emerged in late 2019, said study co-author

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If you don’t show up for your dental appointment, there’s a chance you could get charged for it.

Miss your flight and need to re-book, you’ll likely pay.

Skip that physio for your rotator cuff and you could get stuck with the bill.

But what about your restaurant reservation?

Changes to bookings on busy nights, granted, are a part of the industry. But they also cause more work for staff as it discombobulates table arrangements and alters staffing calculations and food orders.

Last-minute cancellations — and worse, no-shows — can have a significant impact on a business and many local

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A woman with her hair in a ponytail stands in front of a bar. She wears a black t-shirt that reads 'Chinched' and shows a logo of a diagram of a pig split into different sections.
Michelle LeBlanc is the owner of Chinched restaurant in St. John’s. (Danny Arsenault/CBC)

It’s been a challenging two years for restaurant owners around the globe, and those in Newfoundland and Labrador aren’t exempt to inflation, a labour shortage and now what may be a long, slow winter for sales.

Michelle LeBlanc, owner of Chinched in St. John’s, says less disposable income floating around after the holidays paired with lower levels of tourism compared to the summer months make the winter challenging to operate in. That’s only been amplified the last two years, fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic and the rising

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Don’t Miss Toronto’s Variety Of Amazing Vietnamese Restaurants

Have you ever tried Vietnamese food? If not, you’re missing out and this post will help you. If so, you’ll need to make sure that you’ve tried all of these amazing Vietnamese restaurants that Toronto has to offer.

And don’t worry! If you follow a specialty diet, many of these restaurants will happily accommodate your needs. The next time you’re craving a savoury, eclectic dining experience, you know where to go!

The 6 Best Vietnamese Restaurants In Toronto (With Vegan Options)

1) Dzô Viet Eatery (Has Vegan Options)

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Image: @dzo_vieteatery on Instagram
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