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Tourism Vancouver's 2012 Dine Out Vancouver Festival was the most successful to date, with local and visiting foodies flocking to 232 participating restaurants around the city and enjoying a feast of prix fixe menus, daily culinary events and special hotel rates.

Best known for her role on The Hills After Show, the L.A.-based Etalk TV host, producer and writer, shares her favourite hometown hangouts in Chatelaine's November issue.

Watch the sneak preview here, but better yet, join the premiere broadcast party Friday, February 10 at Falconetti's East Side Grill. Then, when you get a hankerin' while you're watching you can satisfy that craving at this great little sausage joint, right here on Commercial Drive!

Chef Siddharth shops the Drive for his fresh ingredients and creates some of the best Indian dishes you've ever had. Lamb Vindaloo, Tiger Prawns Masala Curry, Chili Paneer … Well, you'll just have to see for yourself.

The results are in! Commercial Drive is a hit with the Georgia Straight's annual Best of Vancouver. Congratulations everyone!

Mulberry jam from Damascus. Harissa from Tunisia. Rosewater from Lebanon. Halloumi cheese from Cyprus. These are but a few of the myriad exotic delicacies that populate the shelves of Mediterranean Specialty Foods on Commercial Drive.

Dylan McCulloch and Ryan Johnson — 2 twenty-something entrepreneurs from the Sunshine Coast have launched the only fresh fish market in the City that sells nothing but 100% sustainable product according to Ocean Wise (2011 Georgia Straight's Best of Vancouver: Best Fresh Seafood Store).

A great article by Lena Sin in the Province describes standup Patrick Maliha's reluctance to take a supper club gig — that is until he stepped into Federico's Supper Club and thought he had walked on set for a Rat Pack movie!

This 1997 initiative from the Italian Chambers of Commerce in Italy promotes the traditions of Italian agricultural, food products and gastronomic culture. It is estimated that only 612 restaurants worldwide have been recognized with this prestigious award. Congratulations Federico!

The results are in! Commercial Drive is a hit with the Georgia Straight's annual Golden Plate Awards. Congratulations everyone!