CRAFT Beer Market: Brewmaster’s Chicken Sandwich with Red Truck Ale

DSC_0335Just over a year ago, rumours started swirling around a massive new craft beer focused restaurant/taproom that would move into the historic Salt Building in Vancouver’s Olympic Village. Proving the gossip was right, CRAFT Beer Market opened in October of 2013 with over 100 beers on tap and a menu of handcrafted local food, making it a sort of mecca to Vancouver’s growing craft beer scene. Continue reading

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Fat Duck Mobile Eatery: Duck Confit “Philly style” Sandwich with Brassneck Brewery Joe’s Barn Saison

DSC_0222Vancouver is amidst a craft brewery boom. Among those recently opened, was Brassneck Brewery!

Opened in September 2013 by Nigel Springthorpe (of the city’s top craft beer bar The Alibi Room) and head brewer Conrad Gsomer formally of Steamworks, Brassneck has come onto to the scene swinging with more styles in their first four months than some other breweries entire line ups!  Continue reading

Ossie’s Deli & Meats: Stout Burger with Parallel 49 Brewing Company Old Boy Classic Ale

DSC_0198Every time I run into Graham With, head brewer for Parallel 49 Brewing Company, he tells me about his favourite sandwich place that he would frequent while growing up in his hometown of Tsawwassen. Parallel 49 beers in hand, we finally decided to head out there together to sample some of these tasty sandwiches. Continue reading