Taraneh Ghajar Jerven

Taraneh Ghajar Jerven is a freelance writer and editor. She’s an insatiable culture sleuth. She specializes in profiling craftsmen and tracking food trends. Fashion brings her joy. Taraneh writes for Inside Vancouver, Montecristo, Vancouver Magazine, Western Living, Condo and GuestLife’s Vancouver City Guide. She also edits the hyper-local neighbourhood blog Kitsilano.ca. Email

Recent Posts

Food & Drink
A First Timer's Guide to Dim Sum

From how to flag down a dim sum trolley to what to order when you do, our guide to enjoying...

Food & Drink
Best Restaurant Deals During Dine Out Vancouver 2013

Act fast, foodies! Reservations are now open for Dine Out - Canada's largest restaurant festival. Here are your best bets...

Shopping & Style
Must-have Sweaters for Winter 2012

From cozy cashmere to boxy cardis and gold-embellished jerseys, here’s the knitwear you need to cuddle up in style this...

Food & Drink
Vancouver's Best Tacos

A hot taco scene is about bounty and variety. From authentic Mexican street tacos to innovative vegetarian and Korean fusion,

Portland's 10 Best Restaurants

Planning a trip to Portland? Include these culinary powerhouses on your itinerary

Shopping & Style
September News from the Vancouver Fashion and Retail Scene

September rocks fall fashion with a slew of hot events and new season collections

Cannon Beach: Small Town Charm and Stunning Scenery on the Oregon Coast

A short drive from Portland, Cannon Beach is a great place for a rustic, gorgeous beach holiday

Shopping & Style
Fall Fashion: The Best Autumn Styles in Stores Now

Trend alert! Fall fashion finds are in Vancouver stores now, and you don't need to be a student for back-to-school...

Shopping & Style
Style Icon Rachel Zoe Visits Holt Renfrew

Rachel Zoe's must-have fall 2012 runway collection lets you dress like a 1960s rockstar

Food & Drink
Railtown Cafe: Epicurean Eats and Simple Style Make the Ideal Weekday Lunch Spot

Railtown Cafe is changing day diners’ expectations with sous-vide-style meats and plenty of veggie-friendly lunch fare

Shopping & Style
California-based Lifestyle Brand Splendid Opens First International Store in Vancouver's Pacific Centre

Searching for the perfect tee? You'll likely find it at the new Splendid store in Vancouver

Shopping & Style
Fall Beauty and Makeup Trend Preview

Update your low-key summer look with the latest skincare, haircare and beauty products

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