BOOZER: A Sodden, “Tales Of The Cocktail” Post-Script From A Happily Satisfied Barman

BOOZER: A Sodden, “Tales Of The Cocktail” Post-Script From A Happily Satisfied Barman

by David Greig | For the uninitiated, Tales of the Cocktail (aka “Tales”) is an industry-oriented trade show specialising in the promotion and study of all matters concerning mixed drinks. It is a haven for the geeky bartender and anyone who can sit and discuss barrel charring levels and dilution/temperature ratios without fear of social ostracism, and it is traditionally held at the birthplace of the American cocktail, New Orleans, Louisiana. It is also responsible for several… more 

Smoke Break #826: The Joy Of Destruction And The Human Appetite For Schadenfreude

Smoke Break #826: The Joy Of Destruction And The Human Appetite For Schadenfreude

GOODS: The West End’s “Tavola” Launching New Family-Style Suppers This Week…

GOODS: The West End’s “Tavola” Launching New Family-Style Suppers This Week…

The GOODS from Tavola Vancouver, BC | Beginning this week, the West End's Tavola restaurant will start hosting a "family meal" on their 16 person long table… more 

GOODS: Kitsilano’s “Bistro Pastis” Bound To Casablanca For The Month Of April

GOODS: Kitsilano’s “Bistro Pastis” Bound To Casablanca For The Month Of April

The GOODS from Bistro Pastis Vancouver, BC | From April 5th through May 1st get in touch with your inner Ilsa and Rick and join Bistro Pastis for a journey to… more 

Smoke Break #825: Are Terrifying Robotic “SmartBirds” Poised To Take To The Skies?

Smoke Break #825: Are Terrifying Robotic “SmartBirds” Poised To Take To The Skies?

This makes me ever so seriously anxious. I can deal with regular robots, no problem, but I draw the line at flying ones... Robotics company Festo has presented… more 

Seen In Vancouver #284: A Sneak Peek At The Upcoming “Ki” Restaurant’s Interior…

Seen In Vancouver #284: A Sneak Peek At The Upcoming “Ki” Restaurant’s Interior…

It may look like a hive of construction mayhem on the outside, but the interior of Ki Restaurant appears to be very nearly finished (shot taken this morning)… more 

Foreign Intelligence Brief #365: On Neon Green Oceans And Killing Moammar Gadhafi

Foreign Intelligence Brief #365: On Neon Green Oceans And Killing Moammar Gadhafi

With NATO considering a broader role in Libya, Obama maintains that an assassination of Moammar Gadhafi is out of the question. Too bad that intransigent,… more 

Opening Soon: First Look Inside Dale Mackay’s New “Ensemble”

Opening Soon: First Look Inside Dale Mackay’s New “Ensemble”

To follow up on the news that Scout broke last week on the coming of Ensemble, I met up with Dale Mackay off Robson yesterday at the location in the old Corner… more 

Zulu Report: Everything That You Should Listen To This Week

Zulu Report: Everything That You Should Listen To This Week

Our friends over at Kitsilano’s Zulu Records once again present their weekly Scout feature, the Zulu Report. Within, staff from the West 4th music store… more 

Seen In Vancouver #283: Hotel Georgia & Hawksworth Still On Track For May Opening

Seen In Vancouver #283: Hotel Georgia & Hawksworth Still On Track For May Opening

This morning I beheld the Rosewood Hotel Georgia and its adjacent mixed use tower rising in the sun. Both are nearly complete. The hotel, not incidentally the… more 

Smoke Break #824: Getty’s John Moore On Epic Battles In Libya And The Arab Revolts…

Smoke Break #824: Getty’s John Moore On Epic Battles In Libya And The Arab Revolts…

Via Nerdcore: Photographer John Moore is no stranger to combat. As a member of an Associated Press team in 2005, he shared a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news… more 

Tea & Two Slices: On The Many Things That Taxes Do and Election Season Madness

Tea & Two Slices: On The Many Things That Taxes Do and Election Season Madness

by Sean Orr | Newly minted B.C. Conservative candidate fired. And they're off! Meanwhile, a vote for Harper is a vote for Nickelback! Unfortunately, that's… more 

GOODS: Georgia Straight Readers Name “JoieFarm” Best BC Winery for White Wines

GOODS: Georgia Straight Readers Name “JoieFarm” Best BC Winery for White Wines

The GOODS from JoieFarm Naramata, BC | JoieFarm is proud to announce that we have been chosen by the readers of the Georgia Straight as the "2011 Best BC… more 

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