If you are hungry for homemade noodles and a adventurous dining experience Sha Lin Noodle House is a Fairview restaurant that you have to try. People come from all over Vancouver to watch the chefs make the many types of noodles right in front of your eyes. Try the cutting noodles or shanghai noodles or one of the other 3 types available. You can watch the waitress dazzle you with her fast tea pouring skills as you drink copious amounts of green tea. If you aren't scared to overindulge you'll want to sample an order of the pan fried dumplings. This pan full of asian goodness is best shared with others. Family style is the way to go here and don't be scared away by the no-frills decor. This is where you go when you're ready for an adventure.
Did you know that there are over 5 festivals a year at Granville Island? This is a great chance to see local artisans and hear some great music. But don't wait until a festival kicks off to get down to the island. There are plenty of talented buskers that play by the water most days of the week. Tip: The water taxi is a great way to bounce over downtown. It drops you right in Yaletown.