Vancouver Would Be Cooler If Chancho Never Ran Out of Its Delicious Carnitas

A direct appeal to the owners of Chancho to expand their hours so they stop running out of food during the dinner rush.

At a Glance

  • Opening Soon An archive of Vancouver’s most important restaurants under construction
  • You Need To Try This A running account of all the Vancouver dishes and drinks you need to try…
  • The Scout 25 | Autumn 2017 The 25 best restaurants in Vancouver, selected by industry pros and ranked by readers
  • Never Heard Of It The hole-in-the-wall restaurants of Vancouver that don’t get the attention they deserve
  • The New Breed Short interviews with the new generation of Vancouver’s restaurant scene.
  • Name That Restaurant How well do you know Vancouver’s restaurant scene? Your guesses please…
  • Drinker Stories detailing the best of British Columbia’s craft beers, ciders, spirits and wines.
  • Intelligence Briefs A weekly compendium of food and drink-related news stories.
  • Stacked A new column deconstructing Vancouver’s most delicious hand-helds
  • Bartifacts All the cool, weird things we discover behind Vancouver’s better bars.
  • Restaurant Porn A daydream archive pairing gorgeous foreign restaurants with Vancouver addresses
  • Best Seat in the House Not all restaurant tables are created equal. Here we illustrate as much, one seat at a time.
  • Community News News, updates, events and more from members of the Scout Community
  • Opportunity Knocks Are you looking for work? Check out the very latest job listings…

You Need To Try the Emerald City Cocktail at Gastown’s Pourhouse

This apple-garnished, mule-inspired looker combines classic autumnal flavours like ginger and cinnamon with nutty Fino sherry.

VPN-Certified Pizza Coming Soon to North Shore

Gastown's Nicli Antica Pizzeria - purveyors of Vancouver's first VPN-certified pies - is expanding to the North Shore in 2018.

On Ripping “The Rise” and Appreciating Chinatown’s Culinary Heritage

A read of the food and drink headlines finds UberEATS arrival, bad 80's fusion and the science of Wagyu's smell.

Pidgin to Host One-Night Only Pop-Up Sake Bar on Monday, Nov. 20

Head down to Gastown for a rare opportunity to taste and learn about the new generation of sakes

You Need to Try Four Winds’ Delicious Reprieve from the Torrential Deluge

Want to remember summer nights foraging wild blackberries? Have a few sips of this delicious, limited release brew.

Hastings’ Acme Cafe Sold, Will Close November 28

Put on your eating pants! We have less than two weeks to scarf all the pie at this much-loved comfort food joint.

Inside Sammy Piccolo’s Upcoming ‘Spade’ Cafe on Commercial Drive

The 40 seater is opening in the middle of November at 1858 Commercial Drive (the old Waves Coffee location)

Industry Veterans Plan Cuban Cocktail Spot ‘Tocador’ for Main Street

The old Charlie's Little Italian space is currently being transformed into a Cubano cocktail bar and restaurant. Opening early 2018.

A Sneak Peek Inside East Vancouver Brewing Company on Venables Street

We took a sneak peek inside the neighbourhood's newest brewery as it neared its November opening between Clark & Commercial.

155 Seat Lounge (With a Bad Name) Opening Soon in The Westin Bayshore

What's in a restaurant name? We'll find out in the wake of HJU:Z's arrival at the Westin Bayshore next month.

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Wildebeest Plans Decadent New Year’s Eve Celebration Feast

Handmade Holiday Pop-Up at Eastside Flea

Chez Christophe Unveils 2017 Holiday Collection of Winter Delights

Holiday Magic with French-Inspired Panache from Thierry

Analog Pop-Up Vinyl Shop Returns to New West on Saturday, Nov. 18