Face Shield You Didn’t Know You Wanted Smells Like Fresh ‘Krispy Kreme’ Doughnuts

The many innovations in our fight against Covid-19 now include Andy Clockwise's clever recycling of a doughnut bag.

Watch the National Park Service’s Film on ‘Alone in the Wilderness’ Legend, Richard Proenneke

If you've ever seen 'Alone in the Wilderness' you've probably already fallen a little in love with Dick Proenneke.

Early 70’s Lunar Astronauts’ 16mm Films Converted to Stunning 60 Frames Per Second

From joyriding the cratered surface in a rover to the descent and landing of Apollo 15, these clips are pretty transfixing!

When Cartography and Satire Collided to Explain Complex Geopolitical Situations

In this short documentary, Richard Tilney-Bassett explains a fascinating pop phenomenon at the end of the 19th century.

SEE BC FIRST // We Can’t Wait to Spread Out on This Local Winery’s Lawn Again

We're looking forward to shooting the breeze among the fruit trees up at Joiefarm (with some wine and wood-fired pizza).

Closed by Covid-19, One of the Best Restaurants in the World Will Reopen as a Burger Bar

Copenhagen's Noma is set to reopen this week with a surprising new concept: burgers and wine in the garden.

New Table Service Protocols for BC Restaurants

All local diners, workers and restaurateurs should familiarize themselves with the complete Worksafe BC document.

Chicago Potholes Filled With Colourful Mosaics Depicting Covid-19 Essentials

Dubbed "Holy Trinity", Jim Bachor's latest work sees three mosaics celebrating toilet paper, hand sanitizer and beer.

Could Japan’s ‘Flavour Concentration Booths’ Be a Thing When Restaurants Reopen?

The idea of restaurant 'ambience' is toast for now, so how do operators turn atmospheric negatives into appealing positives?

MIS EN PLACE PODCAST // Episode 4 — Tech Talk, Cooks Camp and More

In episode 4, we cross the intersection of tech and cooking with Forage chef Welbert Choi and Rational Canada's Tyler Schwarz.

Architect of Swedish Response to Covid-19 Explains and Defends Unique Policy

Unherd interviewed the refreshingly blunt Professor Johan Giesecke about his country's controversial pandemic response.

Chefs Table Society Postpones Highly Anticipated ‘Cooks Camp’ to September 2021

The event was scheduled to bring 100s of hospitality workers together for a weekend of good times at the end of this summer.

Ferris’ Grill and Phillips Brewing Teaming Up for ‘Covirtual Beer Dinner’ on May 16th

Tired of eating and drinking in isolation? Here's a cool, collaborative idea from the good folks at Ferris' Grill and Phillips Brewing...

Vessel Liquor Launches Home Delivery Service in Victoria

This is going to be super helpful for a lot of folks who are really trying to limit their shopping trips in these weird times.

Spend Your Canadian Emergency Response Benefit Like You Love Vancouver Island

The big box stores, chain restaurants and online giants don't need your money as much as the little guys do right now.

Wes Anderson’s Films Were Ahead of the Curve in Promoting Social Distancing

This short edit by Luis Azevedo shows how the movie director was promoting social distancing long before it was cool.

Watch Italy’s Mayors Furiously Admonish Their Own Citizens for Ignoring Calls to Stay Home

At the time of writing (March 30th, 2020), the death toll in Italy is over 10,000 -- now the highest in the world.

How Germs Spread on Surfaces // For Those Who Aren’t Taking This Seriously Yet

This short demonstration/experiment by Mark Rober uses UV-reactive powder to show us why we should all be isolating right now.

How Japan Recovered After the Devastating 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami

Nine years ago this week the island nation of Japan suffered the devastating T?hoku earthquake and tsunami.

A Letter from the Editor

I can only speak for myself and my family, but from today forward it’s take-out, delivery and home cooking only.

From Tree to Bottle, This Is How Wine Corks Are Made

In this fascinating short video, YouTuber Jamie Goode visits the Cork Supply factory in Portugal and finds out how it's done.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Island Restaurant?

Do you think you know the Island restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

We Dig These Cabins Designed For Sustaining Good Times in the Wild

The cool and remote constructions take full advantage of photovoltaic panels, grey/black water treatment and rainwater collection.

Understanding the Ancient Japanese Art of Creating Marbled Patterns on Paper

In this short video, Linh My Truong shows how the craft is done using a variety of tools that include a cat's whisker.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Island Restaurant?

Do you think you know the Island restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

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.

‘Tractor’ Opening Soon on Government Street

Vancouver's quick-service Tractor restaurant is setting up shop in the old Sam's Deli location at 805 Government Street.