A guide to what's awesome in Vancouver from TransWorld Senior Photographer and Vancouver local Scott Serfas, a.k.a. "Fancy Pants."
Tojo's—The best sushi ever. Head chef Hidekazu Tojo invented the Cali roll. tojos.com
1133 West Broadway, Vancouver. (604) 872-8050
Vij's—Indian-Pakistani fusion food—make
a reservation! vijs.ca
1480 West 11th Avenue, Vancouver. (604) 736-6664
Cactus Club Cafe—Good food served by hot chicks. There are five locations around Vancouver. cactusclubcafe.com
Lolita's—Mexican food with a twist. lolitasrestaurant.com
1326 Davie Street, Vancouver. (604) 696-9996
The Bourbon—A nightspot to hang with the scenesters. thebourbon.ca
50 West Cordova, Vancouver. (604) 684-4214
Reef—Spicy Caribbean food, good brunch, and lots of rum. thereefrestaurant.com
4172 Main Street, Vancouver. (604) 874-5375
Lamplighter Pub—A Gastown bar with live local music. thelamplighter.ca
210 Abbott Street, Vancouver. (604) 681-6666
Crave Restaurant—A Main Street breakfast spot; there's usually a line.
3941 Main Street, Vancouver. (604) 872-3663
El Furniture Warehouse—All the food is under five bucks—fun times on weekend and weekday nights. elfurniturewarehouse.com
989 Granville Street, Vancouver. (604) 688-1111
La Taqueria—An authentic Mexican taco shop.
322 West Hastings Street, Vancouver.
Want more ideas? Hit up vancouverisawesome.com.