Foxes, bears, birds, mountains. Shane Kalyn first showed his work here at Bandidas back in 2015, and we’re so happy to have his wildlife photography back on our walls.
Since he was here last, Shane has teamed up with The Canid Project (thecanidproject.com), a small animal welfare non-profit and will be co-leading canid-based conservation photography workshops starting in the summer of 2019.
Rob Buten’s art is back on our walls, and we couldn’t be happier. We first learned of his work through his participation in our Fireweed Art Show for our inauguration day fundraiser in 2016. A bit more about the artist:Read More
Another t-shirt just arrived at Bandidas, and some actual Bandidas food went into the making on this t-shirt. Designed by Steph Gwynne, this new print is called “Rorschach Fruit". Steph explains, “it’s a play on the Rorschach inkblot tests. I actually used the vegetables/fruits to make the print print, cutting them in half and pressing them into the ink.Read More
Hollis has been a part of the Bandidas community for a very long time. She was a server/bartender here for almost 5 years, and we’ve collaborated on several artistic projects since. We could not be happier to have her unique canvasses and wearable art on our walls.Read More
We’ve wrapped up another successful fundraising day at Bandidas--our first fundraiser marking National Indigenous Peoples Day--and we’ll continue to raise funds for the next month. We believe that any valuable effort for environmental protection must include meaningful dialogue with and leadership from indigenous peoples.Read More
We've wanted to mark NIPD at Bandidas for many years, but have struggled with how best to execute an event. As white business owners, we’ve often felt unsure of how to be effective allies, and the desire to do things perfectly can often keep us from acting.Read More
We were devastated by the news of the $4.5 billion dollar federal buyout of the Kinder Morgan Transmountain pipeline this week, and we are committed to opposing the expansion of this project.Read More
Earth Day (April 22nd) 2018 was our most successful fundraiser yet! Thanks to everyone who came to eat that day, and to the many of you who donated beyond your bill amount--we almost doubled what we raised last year!Read More
Alongside our Earth Day Fundraiser (April 22nd), we've hung over 200 pieces of student art work. When taking action on Earth Day, it's important to us to consider youth voices. It's the younger generation who we are responsible to, and it is they who will ultimately be handed the continued work of environmental conservation and restoration. We believe it's important to engage these youth voices, and are blown away by what the colourful and insightful collection these students have created.Read More
Thanks to everyone who came out to eat at Bandidas and support the fundraising effort on International Women’s Day! On March 8th, we donated 100% of our profits to various local and national organizations which serve women (we use an inclusive definition of the term “women”). We asked our customers and community to vote for how they’d like to see the funds distributed.Read More
As of February 13th, the prices of some Bandidas dishes are going up. Please know that we do not raise prices without serious consideration--offering affordable food is a core value of our business.Read More
As a thriving female-owned business, it’s important for us to participate in a meaningful way in the International Women’s Day effort. By empowering women* we can begin to cultivate a culture of equality that benefits the whole community.Read More
We are stoked to present this art show from our very own Bandidas family. We've had staff artists show their work before, but never in a multi-artist show. Eight of our beloved staff are exhibiting their art at Bandidas until March 7th. Scroll through to see a glimpse of their work, and come by the restaurant to claim a piece for yourself.Read More