Opus suggests Shops for my style

WHAT & WHERE WHY HOW
Eat – casual/fun: $$$
Chambar (Belgian)
OK so normally I avoid eating, but this is like totally worth an exception. Contemporary and chic with fab service and lots of hotties to admire me. 562 Beatty Street,
Ph: 604-879-7119,
www.chambar.com
Eat – upscale: $$$
Glowbal Grill and Satay Bar (West Coast)
Modern NY-style grill and satay bar is a hot mecca for food and fashion. Moody Afterglow lounge in the back is a great place to start or end the night. 1079 Mainland Street,
Ph: 604-602-0835,
www.glowbalgrill.com
Eat – ethnic: $$$$
Tojo’s (Japanese)
Best upmarket Japanese food in Vancouver hands down. Sushi bar, private rooms, elite crowd. I go when someone else is paying. Domo arigato, Sugar Daddy-san! 1133 West Broadway,
604-872-8050,
www.tojos.com
Eat – breakfast: $$
Sophie’s Cosmic Café
Serving the best breakfast in Vancouver, this kitschy joint is super popular and worth the wait on weekends. 2095 West 4th Avenue
Ph: 604-732-6810,
www.sophiescosmiccafe.com
Café:
Infuze Teahouse
Forget coffee, tea is the new black. Modern teahouse serving everything from herbal to horrible. 1114 Denman Street
Ph: 604-689-3177,
www.infuzeteahouse.com
Nightclub:
Bar None
Hot DJs, great house band and industry parties in this recently reno’d converted warehouse. Best of all, stumbling distance to Opus. 1222 Hamilton Street,
604-689-7000, 
www.barnonenightclub.com
Lounge:
Republic
More London than Hollywood with urban glam feel. Lounge vibe upstairs & nightclub vibe downstairs brings eclectic crowd. Bit of a gong show on weekends. 958 Granville Street,
604-669-3266,
www.donnellynightclubs.ca
Spa:
VIDA Wellness Spa
Whether it’s the detox seaweed wrap or lava rock massage, this sleek spa is the perfect solution for post-shopping rejuvenation. 1088 Burrard Street
(Sheraton Wall Centre),
Ph: 604-682-8432, www.vidawellness.com
Hair:
Suki’s
Best stylists in the city in my humble opinion, well trained & personable. 1111 Robson Street
Ph: 604-687-8805,
www.sukis.com
Shop – clothes:
Leone
Haute couture at its best, brand boutiques & all-essential cappuccino bar. Friendly staff 757 West Hastings Street
Ph: 604-683-1133,
www.leone.ca
Shop – home:
Living Space
No musty granny antiques here. Ultra-modern, ultra cool and high drama – c’est moi! 188 Kingsway
Ph: 604-683-1116,
www.livingspace.com
Shop – food:
Capers
Organic, vegetarian and health foods, great quality at a premium. 1675 Robson Street
Ph: 604-687-5288,
www.capersmarket.com
Shop – books:
Chapters
I don’t do books, but the magazine selection is the best in city. 788 Robson Street
Ph: 604-682-4066,
www.chapters.ca
Shop – fun:
Womyns’ Ware
The last word in DIY. A mecca of women’s sexuality & empowerment with all the gadgets we need for self-love. Girl power yay! 896 Commercial Drive,
604-254-2543,
www.womynsware.com
Sun:
Sunscapes
Forget sun, I opt for a Mystic tan when I need a healthy glow. All your tanning options from beds to airbrush. 415 Helmcken Street,
Ph: 604-899-2290,
www.sunscapetanning.com
Recreation:
Blading on Seawall
Endless seawalk built for bladers & bikers. Rain-forest, gorgeous views and great people-watching. Stanley Park, Vancouver
www.seestanleypark.com
Neighbourhood:
Kitsilano
Vibrant neighbourhood and gorgeous beaches. Unpretentious & free-spirited crowd. Kitsilano, Vancouver
www.city.vancouver.bc.ca/
community_profiles/kitsilano/
Day trip: Yaletown Cosmetic Surgery Clinic Can’t think of a better place for a rejuvenating break. LA makes a good day trip too. 1010 Mainland Street, Yaletown
604-331-1777,
www.yaletownlaser.com
Museum/Gallery: Shopping in Yaletown OK so it’s not like technically a museum, but the shopping is totally amazing and I’m pretty sure I’ve seen galleries and cultural-type thingies there. www.yaletowninfo.com
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