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 | Summer 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…

Actor Ryan Reynolds Explains How His Aviation Gin Is Made in Spectacular Fashion

"The next time you visit your local mixologist and you murder that silky smooth Aviation martini, well...who's the killer now, asshole?"

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...

On Kentucky Fried Christmas and an Arbiter of Truth Considering the Hot Dog a Taco

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia takes a long sip of punch and looks at food trends on the way out.

Opening Soon

Dachi Ready on East Hastings

The new PNW-inspired restaurant officially opens in the old Campagnolo Roma space on Wednesday, December 19.

The Modern Chinese Restaurant That Suddenly Made Vancouver’s Food Scene Interesting

Wild Rice was a fixture on the edge of Chinatown, pairing Modern Chinese food with cocktails and wine from 2001 to 2014.

Sneaky Burger Joint ‘Hundy’ Opening Soon in Kits

Jeffrey Parr and Mike Robbins are about to open their newest project, which is hidden in plain sight INSIDE their last project.

Team From Brassneck, Alibi Room to Open Beer-Focused ‘Magnet’

Opening this Spring at 309 West Pender Street, the new spot will be a casual, 90 seat counter-service operation.

Inside Verre, Coal Harbour’s Newest Restaurant

The new spot from first timers Matthew Fidler and chef Liam Breen launches December 10th at 550 Denman Street.

Nicli Antica Pizzeria Opens New Location

Vancouver's first VPN-certified pizzeria has expanded out of Gastown, launching their new 60 seater in North Vancouver.

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.

Reservations Open For New Year’s Eve at The Lobby Lounge

Celebrate the Season With Prosecco Superiore

'Tis the season for gatherings with friends, family and colleagues. Enjoy the holidays with the very best of Italian bubbly.

Max Borrowman Has Espresso Martinis on Nitro Tap at Juniper