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Vancouver’s Best Restaurants, Ranked

25 Places

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

Opening Soon

‘Harken’ Opening Soon on Powell Street

The Japanese-inspired 16 seat cafe and roastery will pair chef Kris Barnholden with Aubade Coffee maestro Eldric Stuart.

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The Craft Beer Atlas of Vancouver

91 Places

The Craft Beer Atlas is a Scout project designed to keep you up to date on where your beer scene is going and where it has been.

The Latest

10 Places

Scout List Vol. 494

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Oct. 17 to Oct. 23, 2018.

14 Places

Doing ‘The Dishes’ With the Sons of Vancouver

James Lester and Richard Klaus take us on a whirlwind tour of their favourite food and drink spots across the Lower Mainland.

On Spoiled Rich Kids Assaulting Cops and Old White Dudes Burning Down the House

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr gets glimpses of a seething crassness that boils beyond the gleaming glass facade.

New 100-Seat Tacofino Ocho Imminent in Mt. Pleasant

We take a look inside Tacofino's latest restaurant, which is set to open any day now on the southeast corner of 5th & Ontario.

How a Shared Love of Hawaiian Food is Making Vancouver Taste a Little Better

Feel the sunshine in this in-depth interview with Tess and Tom, the duo behind Hawaiian food and hospitality company, Hanai Family Table.

You Need To Try This

Vancouver’s Best New Restaurants of 2018, Mapped

9 Places

We present these fine establishments in no particular order, but give each of our readers TWO votes so they can be ranked.

You Need To Try This

Vancouver’s Best Ice Cream, Ranked

17 Places

It's summer, so we've been filling our gobs with ridiculous amounts of ice cream (in the name of research). Here are our findings.

New 100-Seat Tacofino Ocho Imminent in Mt. Pleasant

We take a look inside Tacofino's latest restaurant, which is set to open any day now on the southeast corner of 5th & Ontario.

La Tana Opens on Commercial Drive

The new Italian caffe and alimentari from the owners of Savio Volpe and Pepino's (next door) launched this morning.

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...

You Need To Try These Delicious Little Cappuccino Companions at La Tana

These simple doughnut rounds sweetened with a little vanilla cream and a light dusting of delight are perfect with espresso.

This Is Alan. He’s Currently Ranked #1 as the Worst Customer in the Lower Mainland

What kind of person pours an iced capp on the counter while physically and verbally abusing staff and customers? Alan, that's who.

On Sommeliers Behaving Badly and Restaurants Getting Sexually Suggestive

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns about Vij's taking reservations and Stephen Miller eating glue.

Imagining a Proper Cooking Show for Stoners in the Age of Legal Weed

Iron Chef Canada premieres October 17th, the same day that marijuana finally becomes legal in Canada. Somehow that doesn't feel right.

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Beer Brief Vol. 9

10 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Main Street’s Tocador on Hunt for Sous Chef

Newly Opened La Tana Seeks Full-Time Barista

Chinatown’s Juke Fried Chicken on Hunt for Bartender

Commercial Drive’s New ‘La Tana’ Now Hiring

Fiore Is Currently Seeking an Assistant Manager

Four Winds Brewing Is on the Hunt for a Chef de Partie

Fraserhood’s Crowbar on Hunt for F/T Bartender

Mount Pleasant’s The Arbor Seeks Kitchen Manager

Richmond’s Origo Club Is Looking to Grow its Team

On Spoiled Rich Kids Assaulting Cops and Old White Dudes Burning Down the House

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr gets glimpses of a seething crassness that boils beyond the gleaming glass facade.

How a Shared Love of Hawaiian Food is Making Vancouver Taste a Little Better

Feel the sunshine in this in-depth interview with Tess and Tom, the duo behind Hawaiian food and hospitality company, Hanai Family Table.

The Musical Appetites of Local Doughnut Whisperer Aaron Surman

The chef at Lucky's Doughnuts fills us in (get it?) on the three records that really anchor his taste in music.

Dig These Oddball Houseboats Made of Airplanes, Tractors, Buses and Ambulances

Formerly homeless eccentric Englishman Hamish McKenzie likes to think of himself as a "boat renovator"...

You Should Know About ‘Newsie Jack’

At just 5'1", newspaper seller Jack Kanchikoff may have been small in stature, but he left a big impression on Vancouver.

Why Rebels, Badasses and Dangerous Types Wear Stripes In Popular Culture

A new "Now You See It" explainer looks at how striped garments became the subconscious uniform of nonconformists in film.

On Staying in School and Wealthy Singles Who Are Disgusted by Poor People

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr looks at the Schoolhouse Squat and the latest example of Peak Vancouver.

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‘Tacofino Ocho’ Opening Tonight

Celebrate the Upcoming Holiday Season With Jamjar

Yaletown’s Acclaimed Fayuca Now Serving Brunch on Weekends

El Santo Set For Annual Charitable Dinner for Canucks Autism Network