When it opened in Vancouver in December 2019, Published on Main was immediately recognized as a breathtaking showcase for executive chef Gus Stieffenhofer-Brandson’s ambition. An array of inventive dishes — say, duck confit meatballs with black pepper sauce, or the dessert of aerated hay custard — seduced critics and customers alike. And when the pandemic hit three months later, the crew leapt into action to keep the ship afloat with monthly guest-chef dinners, a to-go tiki cocktail program and likely the city’s only takeout braised lamb neck.
See Canadas100best.com for the recipe.
Published on Main has to be the best new restaurant of .”
—Rob Feenie, C100B Judge
Probably the best thing to hit Vancouver in the last two years.”
—Mijune Pak, C100B Judge
Photo Credit: Sarah Annand