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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Main Street’s Anh and Chi Welcomes Summer With New Patio

Vancouver, BC | Anh and Chi welcomes summer with its crushworthy patio. The hip and vibrant space at 3388 Main Street serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine and tasteful cocktails. Anh and Chi is considered one of the most beautifully designed restaurants by Grey Magazine and Canada’s 100best.com. On their patio you will find romantic string lighting, warm heat lamps and a fire pit where you can enjoy famous cocktails like the bold and beautiful Old Asian Lady or the light and refreshing Ky Lan Sour. New Bar Manager Vanessa Coupar has released a new summer drink menu, so come on down! The restaurant is...

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Anh and Chi’s Vanessa Coupar Does The Dishes

The Dishes is a new Scout column that asks Vancouverites to walk us through a map of their ideal day and night on the town. We’re talking breakfast, lunch, happy hour, dinner and late night cocktails. Tax and tip included. Today we get the goods from local bartender Vanessa Coupar, an Ontario import who toiled at such award-winning establishments as Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar and el Santo before becoming the Bar Manager at Main Street’s acclaimed Anh and Chi restaurant. Now we’re hungry again. What’s for lunch? I find myself eating lunch at Anh and Chi, even when I’m not...

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Pho Hoang transformed into Anh and Chi, opening early April

Daily Hive Vancouver | December 19, 2017  Those who were saddened by the news that the Main Street fixture Pho Hoang Vietnamese Restaurant would be closing its doors after 17 years of operation will be pleased to note that the restaurant is slated to re-open in the first week of April. The 73-seat eatery, which is now being run by Vincent and Amelie Nguyen (kids of the original Pho Hoang owners), will flaunt a new name (Anh and Chi), a new look, and an updated menu. Siblings, Amelie and Vincent Nguyen (Jess Fleming Vancity Buzz) The restaurant’s transformation began about eight months...

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Best of the City Dining 2017: And the winners are...

Staff Writer | Westender | November 9th, 2017 Read the Original Article Here   Best Vietnamese  1. Anh and Chi, 3388 Main St., anhandchi.com 2. Phnom Penh, 244 E Georgia St., 604-682-5777 3. Pho Goodness, various locations, phogoodness.com

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