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Vancouver Chef is CBC's New 'Dragon'; Irish Must-Eats; More!

The week's top dish from Eater Vancouver, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog. This week the big news which just broke today is that one of the city's favourite chefs is to star on the new season of Dragon's Den. Plus major upset over the forthcoming closure of the Rumpus Room and an Irish Must-Eats map for St Patrick's Day. Enjoy!

ON YOUR TV—Chef hats off to our very own Vikram Vij who landed a plum gig over at CBC as one of the 'dragons' on the new season of Dragons Den.

KELOWNA— Keeping it TV-friendly, we met up with one of the contestants of the new series of Top Chef Canada, Okanagan born and bred Evelynn Takoff.

MAIN STREET—News broke this week that the Rumpus Room was to close. We spoke with successful city restaurateur, James Iranzad about why he wouldn't sign that lease

ALL OVER THE CITY— It's St Patrick's Day weekend, but where can you celebrate with a taste of Ireland? We pick 12 essential Irish eats across the city.