The Mogo Blog

#MogoLife Interview with Chris Jerome, Hawkers Market/Hawkers Wharf

**Chris Jerome** Food is a lot more than just sustenance – it’s a way of life. Just ask Chris Jerome, founder of [Hawkers Market]( and soon-to-be Hawkers Wharf in North Vancouver. Hawkers Market is a traveling, underground food market that acts as a launchpad for foodpreneurs in Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary. As a true foodie and businessman, Chris is usually busy tasting his foodpreneur’s creations when he’s not mentoring them or coveting the most mouth-​watering spots

#MogoLife Interview with Jackie Kai Ellis of Beaucoup Bakery

Jackie Kai Ellis - Life is sweet. Just ask Jackie Kai Ellis. Between whipping up pastries that will blow your mind at Beaucoup Bakery [], hosting foodie holidays in France (The Paris Tours) and writing all about food, she’s on a permanent sugar high! She took off her apron just long enough to dish on Vancouver’s hidden gems, her fave spots to get her grub on, and the secret to the perfect cookie. #nomnomOUR INTERVIEW WITH JACKIE**What’s a typical day in your life li

#MogoLife Interview with Erin Ireland

Erin Ireland - Famous for her legendary [To Die Fo]( banana bread, Erin Ireland is one of Western Canada’s most well-known foodies. She can be heard regularly on The Peak FM reporting the latest restaurant news, while her drool-worthy food styling skills have earned her a massive following on Instagram. Over lunch at [Café Medina](, Erin dished about any and everything related to food. A word to the wise: you will definitely be hungry after read

#MogoLife Interview Series: Crystal Kwon, Managing Editor of Vancity Buzz

Crystal Kwon - As managing editor of [Vancity Buzz](, Crystal Kwon is plugged in to all the hottest happenings in Vancouver. She splits her time between her day job as a PR star and her nighttime gig scoping out the latest fashion, food and lifestyle events around town. Always in the know, Crystal gave us the 411 on her favourite things to do, drink and eat in the city – including a few hidden gems you’ve probably never heard of!OUR INTERVIEW WITH CRYSTALTell us what a

5 Awesome School Lunches your Kids will Love

It’s back to school time (for some) and you know that you can save a bunch by making your own school lunches, but your kids refuse to go through another term of your not-so-famous P&B sandwiches. Now you can spice up their lunchboxes, give them healthier options and save yourself some cash with these awesome school lunch ideas. Bento Box Susanyuen [] Borrow this great idea from Japan and give your kids a selection of fun treats to