Chef Lucais Syme Plans ‘Autostrada’ – a New Pasta Concept for Main Street

Syme and partner Dustin Dockendorf aim to have the 30 seater open at some point this Fall/Winter

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  • 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 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. This column illustrates as much, one seat at a time
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Eduard’s Whisky Bar in Stuttgart Should Brighten the False Creek Seawall

With its stadium seating, fishbowl frontage and copper accents, this is an aesthetic rethink of the whisky bar we could use.

The Incredible Pie Championship Returns to Mount Pleasant on August 27th

You like pie, right? You're going to want to figure out a way to be on 6th Ave. when this bit of deliciousness goes down.

Kafka’s Coffee & Tea Converts 1980 Grumman ‘Kurbmaster Jr.’ into a Mobile Espresso Bar

The little thing previously serviced farm equipment before being outfitted with a Nuevo Simonelli White Eagle Espresso Machine.

Want To Make The Most of Your Remaining Summer? Book a Seat for This Long Table Dinner

Gather at the farm's long table for a collaborative dinner anchored by chef Jesse McMillan of Campagnolo Roma.

You Need to Try the Pancetta-Wrapped Salmon with Corn Succotash at the Mackenzie Room

The sous vide salmon was wrapped in Berkshire pancetta. Get it while you still can!

Doug Stephen of The Merchant’s Workshop to Cook Next ‘Greasy Spoon’ Feast

Check out the menu for this upcoming diner-style feast at Save On Meats.

What Is a ‘Flavour Concentration Booth’ and Why Doesn’t Vancouver Have Any?

We're crossing our fingers for Ichiran's eventual arrival in Vancouver, ideally somewhere in old Japantown.

Opening Soon

A Sneak Peek Inside the New East Broadway Location of ‘The Black Lodge’

A fantastic space with great bones. Launch date set for end of September long weekend.

This French-Style Ice Cream Parlour on the West Side is Worth Getting Excited About

Mark Tagulao's new La Glace artisanal ice cream parlour is now in soft opening mode and aiming for an August 4th grand opening.

Opening Soon

‘Chancho’ Brings Authentic Mexican Tortillas and Carnitas to Seymour St.

The 15 seat, 750 sqft operation (anchored by a gas-electric "Lenin" brand tortilla machine) is imminent in the old Nuba location.

Victoria Cocktail Pros To Launch ‘Foxtrot Tango Whisky Bar’ In August

It sounds like a lot of fun; given the talents and personalities involved it's likely to attract anyone appreciate of a well made made cocktail.

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