OpenRoad Driver Volume 15 Issue 1 - Page 9

Volume 15 Issue 1 » 9 of The Nutcracker this winter, and we’re looking forward to more collaborations with The Goh Ballet Academy. If you’re looking to go places, we have three feature destinations for you in this edition: the Holy Land of Jerusalem, lush Boquete in Panama’s Chiriquí, and our very own Egmont on the Sunshine Coast. From the Hanging Gardens of Haifa, to steep hills in Central America picking the world’s richest Geisha coffee, or the best places to visit according to local Egmonsters, we take you there. In between filming Love It or List It Vancouver and juggling real estate ventures, Todd Talbot joins us at OpenRoad Toyota Port Moody to show his love for the rugged Tundra pickup and the sexy C-HR crossover. And, yes, Todd goes roof surfing with us and even takes a memorable turn as 007 while sharing his thoughts on whether Vancouver is in a real estate bubble or not. My interview with Seigo Nakamura, owner of Miku, Minami and other unique Japanese restaurants, explores the differences between running restaurants in Japan and Canada. Find out what the philosophies of Omotenashi and Ningenmi mean to him, and join us as we experience the amazing Lexus LC 500 coupe and the unique craftsmanship of the Lexus Takumi masters. Speaking of food, Chef Hamid Salimian has taken many turns in his life. He recounts how he left his native village on the Caspian Sea, developed his craft enough to lead his adoptive country’s Culinary Team Canada, and how he is now venturing out as an entrepreneur with a new gluten-free, all-purpose baking flour. Volume 15 Issue 1 c/o OpenRoad Auto Group Ltd. 13251 Smallwood Place Richmond, BC, Canada V6V 1W8 Tel: (604) 273-3233 Fax: (604) 232-5323 E-mail: inquiries@openroaddriver.com Website: www.openroaddriver.com Publisher: Editor, Creative Director: Associate Editor: Editorial Assistant: Art Direction, Design: Advertising, Sales: Staff Writers: Contributing Writers: Photographers: On the purely artistic side, would you put a chopped Volkswagen van together with superhero figurines and a large skull, or drill more than 50,000 holes into a car and call it heavenly? Canada’s leading contemporary sculptor would. Artist Kim Adams reveals the fascinating stories behind his best-known works, kitbashing along the way. Our magazine can only be complete if we showcase twelve of our newest cars for you. We invite you to experience the Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII, Lamborghini Urus, Bentley Continental GT, Lexus RX 350L, BMW X3, Honda Accord, MINI Countryman JCW, Volkswagen Atlas, Infiniti QX50, Jaguar E-Pace, Karma Revero and Genesis G70. Finally, on the wellness side, it’s all about attaining the slide and glide we all need for properly functioning muscles, and proper shoulder checks while driving, for that matter. Find out how you can iron out your “sausage links” by understanding your body, and by doing simple exercises that will help keep you in great health. Life happens, so turn up the volume, and do your best to enjoy the many twists and turns along the way. Enjoy this edition of OpenRoad Driver, and have fun turning the page. C hr istian C hia PRESIDENT OPENROAD AUTO GROUP OPENROAD AUTO GROUP President: Chief Operating Officer: Vice President & CFO: HR Manager: Senior Director, Marketing: BD ɕѽ)%Pɕѽ)Aɽѥ́ɕѽ)AɽЁɕѽ)ɕѽ)ɕɅ5)ɕɅ5)ɕɅ5) ɥѥ )Չ͡ɽɥٕȹ)])ѽɽɥٕȹ)ɕ܁1)5Ց)!呕1)ͅɽɥٕȹ) ɥѥ ])ɕ܁1)Mɵ Yɕɐ1ɕ)-ɅȰI ɥ́5))ͽMɅQ́Mձم)-̰- م))ɕ ͽ ԰)Qչ ȁȰ)ɕQ!͍)!5ɬ-ͭȰ)-ѥэ1ɕ-ɅȰ)51ɕ܁1) ɥ́I5) ɥѥ )5ɬ1)؁])) )])IЁ5 ɽ)Aѕȁ5)I͕)5Mչ))ɕ]) Ʌ ))݅)ɤ-ͅ) ɕ́9ѥIɸٕ́չٕɅ́Ѽ=I)ɥٕȰāMݽAI XX\ȁ͕ɕՕ́Ѽ)եɥɽɥٕȹ=Iɥٕȁ́Չ͡=IѼɽ)1ѐɥ́ɕ͕ٕ9Ёѡ́饹䁉ɕɽՍݥѡЁɥ)ɥѕɵͥɽѡՉ͡ȸ٥́ɕ͕ѥ́Չ͡)ѡ́饹ɔѡ͔ѡѡ́Ёͅɥѡ͔=Iɥٕȸ)ٕѥͥ=Iɥٕȁ́Ёє͕ЁѡՉ͡ȁ)=IѼɽQՉ͡ȁ́ɕͥ䁙ȁٕѥ͕ϊd̸)Aɥѕ AՉѥ́5ܸ