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Lindsay William-Ross

Lindsay William-Ross

Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome. A fifth-generation Vancouverite and life-long foodie, Lindsay also serves as a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards and writes V.I.A's "Forking Awesome" newsletter. Previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of LAist.com, in her past life in L.A. she earned a Master's in English, attended cooking school, did improv, and taught English at CSULA. Lindsay's first published piece was in 1980 in The Province: her letter to Santa. When she's not working or at a restaurant, she's probably watching "Law & Order: SVU."

E-mail: lindsay@vancouverisawesome.com // Twitter/Instagram: @squashblossom

Recent Work by Lindsay

'There's just no money on the table': Restaurant owner on closing all three of his Vancouver locations

'There's just no money on the table': Restaurant owner on closing all three of his Vancouver locations

Though the restaurants faced neighbourhood crime, staffing woes, and soaring cost increases, it was the pandemic that changed everything.
Health authority seeks injunction to shut down B.C. restaurant not complying with vaccine card mandate

Health authority seeks injunction to shut down B.C. restaurant not complying with vaccine card mandate

"We're disappointed to be at this stage," said B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix.
Despite some capacity and movement restrictions lifting at B.C. venues soon, dancing still off the table

Despite some capacity and movement restrictions lifting at B.C. venues soon, dancing still off the table

When can we hit the dance floor and get footloose and boogie again in B.C.?
'A long episode of heavy rain' will soak Metro Vancouver through Saturday

'A long episode of heavy rain' will soak Metro Vancouver through Saturday

Rainfall totals are predicted to be in the 90 to 150 mm range.
Vancouver police arrest Lower Mainland gang member earmarked as one of the 'Dangerous Six'

Vancouver police arrest Lower Mainland gang member earmarked as one of the 'Dangerous Six'

At the time of his arrest he had a rifle, a handgun, and ammunition in his possession
Island-bound for the long weekend? BC Ferries forced to cut capacity on major route

Island-bound for the long weekend? BC Ferries forced to cut capacity on major route

The change could affect passengers with reservations, and mean longer sailing waits for those without
Rising COVID-19 cases in East Fraser Valley region prompt new set of restrictions

Rising COVID-19 cases in East Fraser Valley region prompt new set of restrictions

The restrictions are aimed at reducing transmission of the virus. Public health hopes they also raise the vaccination rate in the affected communities.
B.C. fall road trip: 6 Okanagan restaurants that marry wine and food perfectly (PHOTOS)

B.C. fall road trip: 6 Okanagan restaurants that marry wine and food perfectly (PHOTOS)

The road from Kelowna to Cawston may be long, but it also has some incredible opportunities for amazing meals along the way.
'I feel bubbly': Metro Vancouver musician scratches up $1-million lotto win

'I feel bubbly': Metro Vancouver musician scratches up $1-million lotto win

A Langley musician isn't playing the blues after playing a Scratch & Win ticket and coming up a million bucks richer.
Not all B.C. restaurants will require vaccine card for access. Here's what you need to know

Not all B.C. restaurants will require vaccine card for access. Here's what you need to know

There are some key exceptions to B.C.'s new proof-of-vaccination requirement at non-essential businesses like restaurants.