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…

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...

‘Swine Out Vancouver’ Bringing All Things Pork & Beer to Heritage Hall on Nov. 19

Nine local chefs and six breweries are getting set to showcase their love of pork in support of a great cause. Mmm, bacon...

On Eating Up Election Cake and Drinking Beer in Fancy Cocktail Bars

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds hot dogs being tested and restaurants turned into offices.

The Dishes

Adam Domet Does ‘The Dishes’

7 Places

We asked Pourhouse Bar Manager Adam Domet to take us on a tour of his favourite spots to dine and drink around Vancouver.

This 100+ Seat Establishment in Gastown Was Inspired by Vancouver’s Beer Heritage

Today we remember Sean Heather's Bitter Tasting Room, interring it for all eternity in Vancouver's Restaurant Graveyard.

We Want a Bottle of the New ‘Bearface’ Triple Oak Canadian Whisky

The small batch whisky is aged seven years in American oak before being finished in French oak and virgin Hungarian oak.

Wagashiya-Style Cafe ‘Usagi’ Opening Soon

Moeno Kawai is in the final stages of construction of her six seat, 400 square foot Japanese cafe at Oak & West 20th.

Ubuntu Canteen Coming to The Fraserhood

The forward-thinking, kid-friendly 38 seater will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner at 4194 Fraser Street.

Nemesis Coffee Opening New Location at Polygon Gallery in 2019

Construction should kick off at some point before Christmas. Opening day is being set for Winter/Spring 2019.

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.

The Stable House Bistro Launches Themed $25 Prix Fixe Menu

Community News

Where to Book Your 2018 Holiday Parties

86 Places

We list and detail the party specs of Vancouver's best restaurants.

Joiefarm Introduces Chic Fille Pinot Blanc

Boulevard Chef Alex Chen Victorious on Iron Chef Canada