Opening Soon

An Inside Look at What’s Opening in the Old Nick’s Spaghetti House Space

The crew from Savio Volpe are launching 'Pepino's Spaghetti House' and 'Caffe La Tana' on Commercial Drive this summer.

Community News

Everything You Need to Know About Feast Tofino Festival — April 20 to May 6

12 Places

Experience "boat to table" food culture with Tofino's best chefs (plus guest chefs) at events for every meal, mood and budget.

Opening Soon

Spanish ‘Como’ Opening Soon in Mt. Pleasant

Frankie Harrington and Shaun Layton team up with chef Justin Witcher for a new concept at Main St. and 7th Ave.

The Latest

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

Do you think you know Vancouver's restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

Vancouver to Score Middle Eastern ‘Superbaba’ Food Truck in June

Victoria's Middle Eastern restaurant concept is expanding into Vancouver, starting with a new food truck at Burrard and Dunsmuir.

On Inventing National Interests and Rolling Up Into a Tiny Ball to Think About Your Life

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean antagonizes other provinces and imagines reading the constitution in an Ottawa basement.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had Tiny Islands for Hanging Out On in False Creek

With good weather approaching, we saw this 215 sqft island designed for Copenhagen's harbour and got covetous about it.

15 Places

The Scout List Vol. 468

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Apr. 18 to Apr. 26, 2018.

Scout 25

Vancouver’s Best Restaurants, Ranked

25 Places

A panel of local industry pros created this list of essential restaurants for Spring, 2018. Rank them with your picks.

Field Trip

The Scout Guide to Victoria

27 Places

Mapping out all the delicious and wonderful things to eat, drink and do in the provincial capital right now.

Vancouver to Score Middle Eastern ‘Superbaba’ Food Truck in June

Victoria's Middle Eastern restaurant concept is expanding into Vancouver, starting with a new food truck at Burrard and Dunsmuir.

Chef Tret Jordan to Helm Upcoming 75 Seat Location of Kafka’s, Opening This Summer

The 1,500 sqft restaurant could open as soon as June and comes to us via Aaron Kafka, owner of Kafka's Coffee & Tea.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

Do you think you know Vancouver's restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

Wilson Rhodes of Tempranillo Dishes on Dream Kitchens and Shucking Beans

The New Breed series continues with an interview with a young cook who plates Spanish tapas with a side of conversation in Gastown.

On Bill Murray’s Latest Bar, Eating Carolina Reapers, and the Persistence of Tiki

In this week's read of the food and beverage headlines, Talia fumes at scientists and yearns for a road trip (starting with Chicago).

The Dishes

Doing ‘The Dishes’ in Port Moody with The Parkside Brewery’s Co-Executive Super President

10 Places

Who better to take us around to the most delicious spots in and around Brewers Row than Sam Payne of The Parkside Brewery?

The Unique White Rye Cocktail You Need to Try at This East Van Hideaway

Barman David Wolowidnyk riffs on a old school classic from the saloons of yore using un-aged rye from the new East Van distillery.

New Havana Taking Shape on Commercial Drive

Though these new photos would suggest otherwise, the revamped Cuban-inspired icon is looking to re-open early next week.

How a Mutual Love of Religious Iconography Produced the ‘Tacofino’ Logo

The Virgin of Guadalupe-inspired image went through several iterations to eventually become the local company's praying hands brand.

On Inventing National Interests and Rolling Up Into a Tiny Ball to Think About Your Life

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean antagonizes other provinces and imagines reading the constitution in an Ottawa basement.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had Tiny Islands for Hanging Out On in False Creek

With good weather approaching, we saw this 215 sqft island designed for Copenhagen's harbour and got covetous about it.

Riding a New Wave of Cannabis Culture with Founder of Omni Botanicals

It's an exciting time for a former cook whose line of all-natural, cannabis-based products (eg. "Orgasm Oil") is about to enter a new realm.

On the Spaces Between Laughably Shallow Bluster and Wildly Divisive Rhetoric

A read of recent news headlines has Sean opining on Mayoral candidates and trying to make sense of Notley's chess game.

This Is What Would Happen If It Never Stopped Raining

It's been raining so much that it's OK to wonder what would happen if it never stopped. The answer isn't pretty...

A Six Pack Interview With Local Artist Marena Skinner

Proudly self-taught, this young artist illustrates and addresses her inner ogre in a style that's crude, colourful and hard to look away from.

An Isolated Cabin in Wales for a BC Backyard

We want this beautiful Welsh hideaway - clad in local slate with an interior of birch plywood - a lot closer to home.

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