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Carole Malkin

Interview with Carole Malkin. Interviewed by Jane Cherry for The Scribe, 2018. Carole talks about her family's history and their restaurants in Vancouver, including Skipper Seafoods, The Fish and Oyster Bar, and The Dollhouse. Carole talks about her childhood and involvement in the Jewish community, including United Synagogue Youth, Young Judea, and Camp Hatikvah.

Mark Winrob

Interview with Mark Winrob. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Mark talks about his family's history, his childhood and career, and his extensive travels around the world. He introduced tapas to Vancouver through his restaurant, Las Tapas. Later on, Mark opened Fatso’s Barbecue and Smoke House and Smoking Crust later on. He describes each restaurant and reflects upon the changing food scene in Vancouver.

Earl Morris

Interview with Earl Morris. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Earl talks extensively about his family's Vancouver restaurants, The Red Onion and Bigsby’s the Bakehouse. He describes the challenges they faced in starting up and operating the restaurants, and reflects upon the role of the Jewish community and the overall changing Vancouver food scene.

Bill Levine

Interview with Bill Levine. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Bill talks about his family's history, his childhood and education in Vancouver, and his career. He also talks about his late brother John Levine (d. April 17, 2012) who had owned and operated John's Pizzarama. Bill discusses his involvement in the community through organizations such as Jewish Committee Foundation and UBC Board of Governors among many others.

Ricky Vernon

Interview with Ricky Vernon. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Ricky's family ran This Is It, which was a restaurant and two drive-thrus in Vancouver.

Sharon Posner

Interview with Sharon Posner. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Sharon discusses her family history, her upbringing in Vancouver, and her involvement with B'nai Brith Girls. She talks in depth about her parents' restaurant, Oscar's.

Mark James

Interview with Mark James. Interviewed by Alysa Routtenberg for The Scribe, 2018. Mark describes the role food played in his childhood, Vancouver's changing food scene, and his own transition from the clothing business to food. He talks about the restaurants and brewpubs he opened in Vancouver, including FIASCO, Flying Beaver, Yaletown Brewing Co., and Red Truck.

Eppy Rappaport

Interview with Efrem (Eppy) Rappaport. Interviewed by Debby Freiman for The Scribe, 2018. Eppy talks about the foods he ate growing up, and how he came to own the original Omnitsky Kosher in Winnipeg before opening more stores in Vancouver. He compares the Jewish and non-Jewish clientele in Vancouver to Winnipeg and discusses the difficulties of operating a kosher deli.