Chef Ernst Dorfler and Gerry Sayers, Five Sails Restaurant
First place fine dining
Favourite thing to do in Vancouver:
Cycle the Stanley Park seawall in the fall.
What’s one thing you’d change about Vancouver if you could?
Improve the subway system and add a tunnel to the North Shore.
What’s one thing you’d like everyone to shut up about in Vancouver?
The rain... what rain?!
You’ve been given $100, where are you spending it?
Go skiing on Grouse Mountain on a sunny weekday afternoon.
Favourite spot in the city to walk:
Spanish Banks and Jericho Beach.
Our own garden terrace!
Favourite local restaurant:
L’Abattoir — best brunch in the city.
Favourite local grocery store:
Apple Farm on West Fourth Avenue and Vine. They call Ernst the “mango man.”
Favourite Vancouver neighbourhood:
Kitsilano. Mature trees, character houses, close to the beaches and Les Amis du Fromage!
Best local venue to see live music:
Christ Church Cathedral on West Georgia Street.
Favourite local musician or band:
Chor Leoni Men’s Choir.
Favourite place for people watching:
Favourite coffee shop:
Thomas Haas on West Broadway.
Favourite Vancouver building:
Downtown Vancouver Public Library.
Favourite Canuck of all time:
Trevor Linden and his big heart.
Where’s one place you’d recommend in Vancouver that feels nothing like Vancouver?
Nibobe Garden at UBC.