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…

Shameful Tiki Crew to Get Spooky With New Spot

The Dark Manor Inn is a 60 seat haunted-mansion inspired restaurant and bar opening soon at 4298 Fraser Street.

The Dishes

Doing ‘The Dishes’ With the Sons of Vancouver

14 Places

James Lester and Richard Klaus take us on a whirlwind tour of their favourite food and drink spots across the Lower Mainland.

New 100-Seat Tacofino Ocho Imminent in Mt. Pleasant

We take a look inside Tacofino's latest restaurant, which is set to open any day now on the southeast corner of 5th & Ontario.

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...

You Need To Try These Delicious Little Cappuccino Companions at La Tana

These simple doughnut rounds sweetened with a little vanilla cream and a light dusting of delight are perfect with espresso.

‘Harken’ Opening Soon on Powell Street

The Japanese-inspired 16 seat cafe and roastery will pair chef Kris Barnholden with Aubade Coffee maestro Eldric Stuart.

La Tana Opens on Commercial Drive

The new Italian caffe and alimentari from the owners of Savio Volpe and Pepino's (next door) launched this morning.

Take a Look Inside Commercial Drive’s New Pan-Asian Street Food Spot

On the heels of several friends and family services, Ugly Dumpling is now officially open at 1590 Commercial Drive.

Take a Look Inside Hunnybee Bruncheonette, Now Open on Chinatown’s Edge

The new restaurant from the crew behind Gastown's The Birds and The Beets officially opened this morning at Union & Gore.

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Get Cozy With the Latest ‘Foodeo’ Offerings

The latest autumn videos from Foodeo are loaded with new inspirations and rich, comforting flavours.

‘Tacofino Ocho’ Opening Tonight

Celebrate the Upcoming Holiday Season With Jamjar