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 | Spring 2018 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…

Preparing Squid Must Have Been a Nightmare Millions of Years Ago

PBS Eons explains how evolutionary adaptations steered delicious cephalopods to eventually shed their protective outer shells.

You Need To Try These Little Blueberry Pies in East Van

The French sisters recently reopened The Pie Shoppe on Powell Street and have been baking up a tasty storm, including these beauties...

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..."

On Dipping Toes in Veganism and The Hunt For Long Lost Cocktails

In this week's read of the food and drink news, Talia worries about Gordon Ramsay and the latest celebrity-branded liquor.

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...

Vancouver to Score Middle Eastern ‘Superbaba’ Food Truck in June

Victoria's Middle Eastern restaurant concept is expanding into Vancouver, starting with a new food truck at Burrard and Dunsmuir.

An Inside Look at What’s Opening in the Old Nick’s Spaghetti House Space

The crew from Savio Volpe are launching 'Pepino's Spaghetti House' and 'Caffe La Tana' on Commercial Drive this summer.

Spanish ‘Como’ Opening Soon in Mt. Pleasant

Frankie Harrington and Shaun Layton team up with chef Justin Witcher for a new concept at Main St. and 7th Ave.

Chef Tret Jordan to Helm Upcoming 75 Seat Location of Kafka’s, Opening This Summer

The 1,500 sqft restaurant could open as soon as June and comes to us via Aaron Kafka, owner of Kafka's Coffee & Tea.

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.

‘Meet The Brewer’ Wednesdays at Richmond’s Monkey 9 Brew Pub