Catch This Well-Timed, Beefalicious Skylight Smoke Show on Commercial Drive

A lot of smoke, a skylight and the right time of day combine for magic at La Mezcaleria

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 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
  • 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…

Fried Halloumi Dressed in Zaatar Spices & Pomegranate Molasses at Saha in Squamish

From textural contrasts to punchy flavours, there's so much going on with this little plate!

On Carbon Farming, Converting Electricity into Food, and Making the Most out of Cheetos

The weekly food news round-up delves into low waste cocktails, culinary cartography, African-American culinary history and much more.

A Look Back at the Launch of Gastown’s Wildebeest, Five Years Ago Today

Dozens of images from the first night of a long-time restaurant industry favourite (mmm, those pork croquettes!)

Sip the Genius of Kaitlyn Stewart’s ‘Diced Pineapples’ Cocktail at Royal Dinette

This tall, refreshing drink by Kaitlyn Stewart combines all parts of the pineapple with gin and sake.

Opening Soon

A Sneak Peek Inside the Imminent New Location of Earnest Ice Cream

The new scoop shop at 127 West 1st Street is expected to open this Friday afternoon. Take a look inside!

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

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.

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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