5 Best Places for Pho in Vancouver

Montecristo Magazine | By Justin Saint Vancouverites are in love with pho. Especially during the rainy season, what better to slurp than a soothing bowl of steaming broth, with aromatic herbs, tender beef, and chewy rice noodles? The first step is to deeply inhale the scent of the broth as soon as the bowl is set down in front of you. The smell and taste of a good bowl of pho reveals the personality of the dish and its cook, setting the tone for the rest of your meal. While most of us may be familiar with the southern style of...

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Mẹ wins Best Short Documentary

Mẹ (Mother) is a documentary short directed by emerging film maker Derek Kwan that has been officially selected and screened across eight North American cities in 2019, winning Grand Jury Award Best Short Documentary at SAAFF, Best Short Documentary at DISORIENT, and Best Canadian Short Nominee at NORTHWESTFEST.
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Anh and Chi’s Warming Winter Punch Is Literally on Fire, and You Need to Try It

By Talia Kleinplatz | Scout Magazine   Read the source article here Punch season is upon us, folks! Our winter gatherings are made all the more festive with a bowl loaded with spirits, fruit, sugar and tea to be shared in good company. Lucky for us, Main Street’s award-winning Vietnamese restaurant, Anh and Chi, always features a seasonally rotating punch on their drinks menu. This year, the winter recipe is filled with rum-friendly warming spices — perfect for dark days like these. Aged rum, pineapple, passion fruit, cinnamon, five spice dram, citrus and tea are combined in a teapot and topped with flaming...

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One of Vancouver’s Best Vietnamese Restaurants Gets Its Story Told in New Short Film

Scout Magazine | By Talia Kleinplatz Feb 14, 2018 The story of Mount Pleasant’s gorgeous, always bustling Vietnamese restaurant Anh and Chi is well and succinctly told in this engrossing Storyhive short. Read the source article here.

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Vancouver CityGuide: Main Street

Dogs on leashes, murals on brick walls and tattooed dads on skateboards—this must be Main Street. By Vancouver Magazine | Aug 16, 2018 Forget to BYO growler? No worries, the north end of Main (a.k.a. Mount Pleasant) is lousy with craft breweries (but it’s Brassneck that creates our favourite illustrated refillable collectables). The condo developments have arrived and so have the crowds (open patio spots are as hard to find as rental vacancies), and we’ve lost an iconic storefront or two—RIP Hot Art Wet City—but what remains is a rich East Van hub (vintage shopping, parks, farm-to-table restaurants, boutique coffee shops) that hasn’t...

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Vancouver Vietnamese restaurant Anh and Chi has a crack at having the country's best bathrooms

Anh and Chi has earned plenty of loyal diners for its fresh take on pho and other Vietnamese fare. Now, it’s earning a different kind of praise: the restaurant is one of five finalists in the 2018 Canada’s Best Restroom contest. The competition is held by Cintas Canada, Ltd., a company that provides workplace products ranging from uniforms to restroom supplies. The competition aims to shine a spotlight on public washrooms across the country “that go above and beyond to provide unique and clean facilities for guests”, according to a release. “Anh and Chi’s gender-neutral washroom transports guests to a tropical rainforest with its...

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