On the Terrors of Toxic Masculinity and Cops Not Pulling Triggers

The latest read of the headlines has Sean wondering about the minimum wage hike and how cauldrons brew in echo chambers.

At a Glance

  • Scout List Our weekly guide to cool things happening in and around Vancouver.
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Scout List

The Scout List Vol. 469

8 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Apr. 25 to May 1, 2018.

Inaugural ‘Crafted Vancouver’ Festival Set To Kick Off Next Week

The new festival includes a variety of events such as behind-the-scenes experiences, workshops, talks, tastings, guided tours and more.

On Fuzzy Boundaries and Dreams of a Post-Capitalist Future With Local Artist, Ben Bogart

Experience the artist's robotic cinematic experience via 'Watching and Dreaming' at the Surrey Art Gallery, now until June 10.

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.

Vancouver's Most Racist Restaurant, Remembered

"When Vancouverites find out that White Lunch used to be a thing, I think they're more embarrassed than they are surprised..."

The Most Dominant Two Minutes and Fifteen Seconds in Local Sports History

"Even though we've gone all the way to the Stanley Cup Final three times, my biggest Canucks thrill of all time remains The Shift."

The Italian Chef/Restaurateur Vancouver Is on a First Name Basis With

"Once I thought I found a new favourite Italian restaurant, but then Pino cooked me something new and I was reminded of that impossibility."

Defining One of the Many Hidden Costs of Making Wine

"We were hoping to bring in more Gewurtztraminer for this vintage but we ended up paying almost 40% in bear tax."

Big Interview With Winemaker Tyler Harlton of Summerland’s TH Wines

The Saskatchewan import dishes on the art of restraint, Daniel Day Lewis and tucking in curse words for colour.

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.

The Dishes

Where Chef Ciaran Chung Eats and Drinks on his Precious Days Off

7 Places

When the industry veteran isn't behind the line at Gastown's new Coquille Fine Seafood he's making full and delicious use of his days off.

Burning Questions with Local Artist and Educator Justin Langlois

We turn the questions on the artist whose "Should I Be Worried?" installation currently queries the city from False Creek.

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Poplar Grove Winery Names Ingo Grady as Estate Director