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Make a difference - dine out and support people living with HIV/AIDS on Thurday March 7, 2013. Dining Out For Life is BC’s largest restaurant fundraiser, benefiting A Loving Spoonful and Friends For Life. Participating restaurants will contribute 25% of their food sales to people living with HIV/AIDS. Invite your friends & dine out on March 7!

Scandilicious (1340 Commercial Dr), family owned and operated, is proudly serving Scandinavian and European sweet and savoury waffles, coffee and Scandinavian baking.

Commercial Drive has repeatedly received the Georgia Straight Reader's Choice award as the best we'd like to experience it for ourselves! Join us on Wednesday February 27th for an all out tasting frenzy, exploring four restaurants in this vibrant neighbourhood on foot...all in one night! Tickets are $60.00 (all food included in ticket price).

Scheduled to film this spring, The Drive web series chronicles “a makeshift family of roommates as they become entangled in each others’ lives while struggling to find their way on east Vancouver’s Commercial Drive.”

Fifty Shades of Grey may be sparking the curious to visit Womyns'Ware on Commercial Drive, but the first thing you'll notice is their products are anything but grey! Design manager, Andrea Dobbs' display fixtures profile an amazing array of colourful, contemporary examples of beautiful products. Products designed to stimulate more than your imagination!

We've always known that La Grotta del Formaggio is the best cheese shop in the city. Well, it appears that news has reached the realm of our animated friends. Spotted last night on the wall under their front window was Mickey with a wedge of Swiss in his hand — or is that Emmental? or perhaps Gruyére? Hmmm… you'll just have to take a look to be sure!

Join David Yates for a didgeridoo workshop at Ten Thousand Villages on Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 2-4 PM. Interested participants with any level of experience (including none!) are welcome to participate by donation. Bring your own didgeridoo or use one of the store’s.

One of the Drive's best new dining experiences — Merchant's Oyster Bar on the corner of Graveley and Commercial serves up the bounty of the Pacific Northwest like nowhere else in the city.

This great little venue of Francis Regio's (also owner of Cork and Fin in Gastown) specializes in freshly shucked oysters, but don't forget to check out their chalkboard specials too. 

Vancouver Sun's Mia Stainsby reviews Via Tevere authentic Neapolitan pizzeria on Victoria Drive. Her review should put this little destination pizzeria on your must-visit gastronomic list, but be sure to heed her tip on getting there early to avoid the wait!