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Vanessa Yee

English graduate from UBC with a background in journalism and literature.  As the Food Editor for the Vancouver Observer, Vanessa combines her passion for baking and cooking with her love of writing.  Follow me on twitter for food updates at at vcyee1088 and check out my personal baking blog at: 

Canucks fans "humiliated" over Stanley Cup riot

Fans are left ashamed and embarrassed over the chaos that ensued after the Stanley Cup final.

EAT! Vancouver reveals city's eclectic food scene

If you missed out on this weekend's Eat! Vancouver food and cooking festival, feast your eyes instead on these delicious photos.

Vancouver's first vegan bakery: Edible Flours

Gluten-free, wheat-free, lactose intolerant, vegan, whatever your lifestyle, Edible Flours Bakery is the place to get your fill of delicious, natural, and healthy sweets.

A little taste of the vegan life

Why vegan and why now? Bridget Burns of the Vegan Project answers a few questions about veganism and gives us a little taste of the vegan life.

Vancouver's autumn Baker's Market

The Baker's Market has everything from shortbreads, brioches, macaroons, marshmallows, to delicious Italian breads and so much more.

Vancouver's first Cupcake Challenge

What could be better than getting to judge (and taste) some of Vancouver's most delicious cupcakes? Getting to taste them for free.

City of Glass: city, book, and now band

The only equation you need to know: two local musicians + punk-rock dance music = City of Glass

Politically (in)correct to the brink of impropriety

What has political correctness driven us to? Are people merely becoming too sensitive? Or is political correctness a necessity in order to make everyone feel included, to feel equal? Or should we just

Canada's Reaction to Sarah Palin's Childhood Health Care Anecdote

Palin's under scrutiny yet again after sharing what she thought to be an enamouring childhood anecdote

A 360 Tour of Vancouver without Facing the Olympic Traffic

Take a tour of the Olympic Village from across the world.