My Town: Vancouver

Come this winter, Vancouver, B.C., will be in the spotlight as athletes and spectators from all over the world visit. So we want to hear from Vancouverites about all the restaurants, neighborhoods, and museums that are worth a visit before, during, and after the Olympic Games.
Downtown Vancouver
Downtown Vancouver (Courtesy Tourism Vancouver/Airphoto '85)
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How long have you lived there?
In a sentence, sum up the allure of your town:
Walk us through a perfect day in your town
Where can you get the best cup of coffee? Is there a locally famous brew?
Any secret jogging trails or gorgeous morning hikes?
Best breakfast/brunch ever:
What about a favorite spot for lunch? (Sandwiches, burgers, local dishes…)
What's the afternoon look like—attractions, museums, hiking, shopping?
A not-to-be-missed dinner:
The cocktail (or beer, wine, etc.) that's a local favorite:
(We're looking for a place that has personality but is still affordable.)
When friends come to town, where do you recommend they stay?
How is it representative of your town?
A quick 'best of' to help us finish up
You'd be a fool to skip:
Best local shop (and why!):
One souvenir that sums it up, and where you can find it:
A must-see attraction or claim to fame that's unique to your town:
Great, and completely free: