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VIDEO // A Day in the Life of a Chef at New York’s Michelin-Starred Jeju Noodle Bar

Poking chopsticks through a hot layer of wagyu beef to get at some ramyun noodles is what we'd like to be doing right now...

SPACED // Tiny ‘Nature Villa’ in the Woods

It lacks a kitchen but we'd happily cook over a fire nearby just so we could sleep in that bed and hang on that deck...

Cafe Inspired by Sun Setting on Faraway Monolith

The 323 sqft, barista-owned cafe brightens an otherwise drab corner in Hong Kong's Sai Ying Pun district.

Vancouver Island Town Awaits First Brewery

Located in the heart of Ucluelet, the brewery is housed in a former church and perched on a hill overlooking the harbour.

A Sneak Peek Inside ‘Virtuous Pie’

The new, 2,300 sqft Victoria location of Virtuous Pie is on the verge of opening inside the Finlayson Building at 530 Pandora Avenue.

VIDEO // A Day in the Life of a Chef at New York’s Michelin-Starred Jeju Noodle Bar

Poking chopsticks through a hot layer of wagyu beef to get at some ramyun noodles is what we'd like to be doing right now...

We Want a Bottle of Averill Creek Vineyard’s New Blackberry Vermouth

The beautifully bottled and terroir-full apéritif would be perfect for sipping over ice - or eaten poured over ice cream - on sunny spring and summer evenings ahead.

1967 Advertisement for Old Milwaukee Beer Relies on Word of ‘Specialists’

Wisconsin's most iconic beer brand introduces us to trio of beer 'specialists' who carry their own glassware around in fancy cases.

This Beautifully Retro-Futuristic Restaurant Was Specifically Designed For Scientists

The restaurant at Shanghai's ATLATL Innovation Cluster has space for 200 researchers in need of sustenance.

Take a Look Inside Gran Fierro, the New Argentinean-Themed Restaurant in Prague

The new spot is actually a second-iteration/resurrection of a 2015 project of the same name by local restaurateur Juan Cruz Pacin.

Unemployed Sommelier Earnestly Tries to Review Brutal, 190 Proof ‘Everclear’

The pandemic isn't going to stop wine guy Prescott Vanmeyer III from tasting new and altogether exciting things...

This Tequila Bar is Trying to Circumvent Covid-19 Restrictions by Becoming a Church

The change would mean it could reopen to sit-down patrons...er, worshippers...from the same household or bubble.

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SPACED // Tiny ‘Nature Villa’ in the Woods

It lacks a kitchen but we'd happily cook over a fire nearby just so we could sleep in that bed and hang on that deck...

Amazing Drone Footage Traces Lava Flow Around Iceland’s Suddenly Active Volcano

Drone pilot Björn Steinbekk almost boils his aircraft flying over the bubbling, red hot drama of the Fagradalsfjall volcano.

Somehow These Two Words in Latin Permitted the Crown to Claim Sovereignty Over British Columbia

Despite its fancy Latin name, the doctrine of 'Terra nullius' was of a calibre of argument typically employed by kindergarten bullies.

We Want This Japanese Artist’s Complete Collection of Sushi Made of Stone

We've seen lots of display sushi made of plastic, wax and resin in (or outside) Japanese restaurants. This is something very different.

Supercut Honours the Role Typewriters Have Played in Film and Television

The typewriter may have been replaced by the keyboard, but it still finds work in Hollywood as an instrument of dramatic effect.

This Artillery Attack Survivor Makes a Living Crafting Kitchen Knives From Old Artillery Shells

Taiwanese blacksmith Wu Tseng-dong, aka Maestro Wu, uses his skills to transform the things that once terrified him.

Recognize This Patriot? Instagram Account Seeks to Identify US Capitol Insurrectionists

Is it possible to believe in due process while also delighting in seeing the people who raided the US Capitol get publicly outed?

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