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A Look Inside The New Black Lodge

Claire Wyrostok and Brad MacKinnon have opened their new and cozy/campy vegetarian restaurant on East Broadway.

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Vancouver’s First Film and its Connection to the Titanic

110 years ago William Harbeck attached a 35mm film camera to the front of a Vancouver streetcar, Go-Pro style...

Opening Soon

Two Rivers Officially Opens “The Shop”

The new butcher shop and restaurant from the award-winning meat supplier is located at 180 Donaghy Avenue in North Van.

The Latest

The Scout List, Vol. 443

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Oct. 18 to Oct. 24, 2017.

You Need to Try the Perfect Drink for Pretending the Weather Doesn’t Suck

What rain? The pre-batched Aperitivo Spritz at Railtown's award-winning Ask For Luigi is summertime in a bottle.

Japanese Cult Horror Flick “House!” to Screen at The Cinematheque

Start the week leading up to Halloween right with this hilarious Japanese cult horror film from the 1970s.

The Witchery 3.0 Dinner is a Vegetarian Halloween/Samhain Feast

Forgo costumes and bite-size candy this Halloween and head to Heritage Hall for an otherworldly vegetarian feast

The Ultimate Craft Beer Nerd’s Card Game

We think Mikkeller's Hip Hops Card Game might be the perfect remedy to another long, rainy Vancouver winter. Your deal...

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Our Readers Rank The Best Restaurants In The City, Autumn 2017 Edition

Got an opinion on the best restaurants in Vancouver? Help us narrow down our panel's top 25 picks for the season.

Heads Up

What Hotel Would You Most Want to Stay in If You Were Visiting Vancouver?

Let's pretend you're not from around here and had your pick of where to stay in Vancouver as a first-time tourist...

Bosa Foods is Now Open at 562 Victoria Drive — Take a Look Inside

It was a long time coming, but it's here now. Go ahead and browse the 4,600 sqft of Mediterranean deliciousness...

Opening Soon

Popular All-Day Breakfast Eatery Secures New Location on East Hastings

Yolks is moving out of the old Brave Bull address and into a brand new space that comes complete with a 40 seat patio.

You Need to Try the Perfect Drink for Pretending the Weather Doesn’t Suck

What rain? The pre-batched Aperitivo Spritz at Railtown's award-winning Ask For Luigi is summertime in a bottle.

The Witchery 3.0 Dinner is a Vegetarian Halloween/Samhain Feast

Forgo costumes and bite-size candy this Halloween and head to Heritage Hall for an otherworldly vegetarian feast

The Ultimate Craft Beer Nerd’s Card Game

We think Mikkeller's Hip Hops Card Game might be the perfect remedy to another long, rainy Vancouver winter. Your deal...

Never Heard Of It

The Awesome Chinese BBQ Joint Hidden in an Underground Parking Lot

Some of the best Chinese BBQ in Canada is made at the rightly-named HK BBQ Master under the Superstore in Richmond.

We Want a Copy of “The Gastown Foodie” Cookbook (Available October 17)

We've been making room on our bookshelf for the third instalment in our favourite local cookbook series.

On Taking Criticism Poorly and Dishing Out Gastrointestinal Death Sentences

The latest food and drink headlines reveal the wrong way to order Pad Thai and the scope of the fires burning California wine country.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

Aside from assuring you that the place in question sells food, there are no hints. Why? Because it’s supposed to be hard! Good luck.

Underground “Heads & Tails” Dinner Goes down in East Van This Weekend

Secure your spot at Rabbit's Foot Supper Club's especially meaty six-course Sunday dinner this weekend

Autumn Trip to North Arm Farm, Harvesting and Feasting with Staff from The Acorn

The kitchen crew and front of house staff from The Acorn hit the road for the same stunning stretch that feeds their guests.

Why Doesn’t Vancouver Have a Fish & Chips Joint That’s This Good Looking?

Everyone has expectations of what a good food and chips shop should be, but what if those expectations were messed with a little?

Lobby Lounge Barman Sean McGuigan on Fine Rum and Heavenly Scented Distilleries

There’s no other way to put it but this: Sean McGuigan loves to tend bar. Get to know the Lobby Lounge fixture in this Q & A.

Making Sense of a Sandwich That is Worth the Drive to The Similkameen

Check out this seven ingredient miracle that you eat with your hands and dream about for days afterwards...

Knocking Back Disgusting Cocktails and Celebrating Kids Who Know How to Dine…

This batch of dispatches includes a tale of cute cocktails, prayers for a frittata miracle, and two very well behaved children.

Why This Delicious Local Beer is Named After a Pair of Dank Gym Socks

Twin Sails Brewing's owner Cody Allmin retails the beer-fueled inspiration behind their "High Socks" Mosaic IPA

On Millennials Killing Chain Restaurants and How to Get a Busy Bartender’s Attention

The latest round-up of local and international food and drink headlines sees wine country burning, staff shortages and much more.

Japanese Cult Horror Flick “House!” to Screen at The Cinematheque

Start the week leading up to Halloween right with this hilarious Japanese cult horror film from the 1970s.

On Broken Restaurant Models and Vancouver Eating Its Young

Sean Orr reflects on Swanson's 2nd place finish, the insanities of the restaurant trade, and Vancouver dooming its youth.

Amelia Butcher on Wedding Dresses, Cake Decorating and the Joy of Drawing Death Rituals

Local ceramicist and illustrator, Amelia Butcher, conjures women with attitude from her Dusty Babes Collective studio.

Books on Making Zines, Swiss Design Revolts and Fascinating Illustrations

Our friends at Emily Carr University Library – put together a selection of books on idiosyncratic works and artistic processes...

ArtBreakers Illustration Market Set For Olympic Village, October 14-15

Creekside Community Centre is set to host a unique market experience showcasing local illustrators, animators and designers.

BC's First TV Bad Boy Was a Villainous, Shit-Disturbing Style Icon

"My manager at work is a bit of a Relic. He keeps scheduling me to work brunch even though I told him I have yoga.."

A Timely Learning Curve for Appreciating the Independent Art of the Zine

From bite-size books to tattoos, Thalia Stopa grades the curve on self-publication in honour of Artists' Book Week...

On Dog Whistling Snowflakes and Vancouver Surrendering Its Awesome

This week's look at local headlines includes bunker homes, Nietzsche, political hubris and Sidney Crosby's side of things...

The Scout List, Vol. 442

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Oct. 1 to Oct. 17, 2017.

Film on Bartending Legend Charles Schumann Screens Friday at Vancity Theatre

Keep thirsty at the film festival with a documentary focused on bartending legend Charles Schumann.

We Want to Get Mystical with Ben Gore’s Awesome Hip Hop Tarot Card Deck

This rapper-inspired deck of amazingness might just be the gateway to spiritualism you've been waiting for...

Project Soccer YVR’s Restaurant League Kicks Off on October 25th

Assemble your industry coworkers and get ready to kick it for a good cause

A Day in the Studio and a Bourbon Sour with Local Maker Nadia M’Seffar

Get to know the chicken-and-waffle loving Vancouver-via-Montreal maker behind the much loved EM'SAY line.

On Substance Undermining Leadership Races and Being Afraid to Deal With Racism

Reflections on Jagmeet Singh's victory, the shootings in Las Vegas, and Canada accepting Colin Kaepernick.

We Want to Take a Photographic Aerocene Exploration High Above Vancouver

The backpack kit includes a floating sculpture, a camera to document its flight and an assortment of environmental sensors.

This bulletin board is used by members of the Scout Community to share their news. On a typical day it will include new menu offerings; details on special deals and events; new stock and sale notices; announcements of senior staff appointments; and much more.

German Culinary Legend to Cook at Gastown’s Bauhaus in January

Bottleneck to Host 9th Annual Hundred-Mile Banquet on October 29