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Vancouver’s towers of reflective glass and cozy, green-wrapped neighbourhoods are dwarfed by sky-scraping mountains and the vast ocean that hugs the city core. But it is within this laid-back cosmopolitan city that culinary creativity thrives. Heavily influenced by its various immigrant populations, Vancouver plays host to a fusion of fresh ideas from globally-renowned five-star restaurants to hole-in-the-wall eateries.

East Van Bees Urban Honey

Almost immediately after the first harvest, many years ago, Sandve noticed something delicious about neighbourhood hives: each one tasted different. “It’s because whatever is in that neighbourhood, the bees are collecting,” he explains. “Some neighbourhoods have really nice streets lined with linden trees, or they’re near a ravine with lots of blackberries, or there’s a predominant [plant] in that area the bees like.