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First Look Inside Coquille Fine Seafood, Opening Next Month in Gastown

The highly anticipated seafood restaurant is on track to open next month on one of Gastown's most conspicuous corners.

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Vancouver’s Best Restaurants, Ranked

25 Places

A panel of over a dozen local food and beverage industry pros created this list of essential restaurants. Now you get to rank them.

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Catching Up with Jim Meehan, Spiritual Leader of American Cocktail Culture

The polymath was in town last week. We chatted about his new book and bar, plus the importance of socio-political awareness.

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The Scout List, Vol. 455

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Jan. 17 to Jan. 23, 2018.

On Blaming Restaurants For Everything and Building a Real Estate Casino for Condo Kings

Local dishwasher Sean Orr briefs us on recent Vancouver headlines while on tour with his band in the California wilds.

First Look Inside Coquille Fine Seafood, Opening Next Month in Gastown

The highly anticipated seafood restaurant is on track to open next month on one of Gastown's most conspicuous corners.

This Tiny Basement Bar in Mayfair for an Underground Address in Hastings-Sunrise

North Audley Cantine is a gorgeous, windowless basement bar that appears to be sprung from the colourful mind of local artist Andy Dixon.

Vote for ‘Vancouver’s Next Top Mayor’ on January 27th

Snag your tickets and line your pockets - you don't want to miss out on the chance to secure your vote at this one-time-only special event!

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The Scout Guide to Victoria

27 Places

Mapping out all the delicious and wonderful things to eat, drink and do in the provincial capital right now.

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Vancouver’s Best, Most Work-Friendly Coffee Shops

30 Places

Need to get some work done while caffeinating? We've mapped out Vancouver's best cafes and asked Scout readers to rank them.

Autostrada Ready For Launch on Main Street

The new restaurant from Dustin Dockendorf and chef Lucais Syme opens Wednesday, January 10th at 4811 Main Street.

Toronto’s Sleek ‘Colette Grand Cafe’ to Open Vancouver Location in 2018

The high-end restaurant will take over the short-lived, 80 seat Holts Cafe at some point before the winter is through.

This Tiny Basement Bar in Mayfair for an Underground Address in Hastings-Sunrise

North Audley Cantine is a gorgeous, windowless basement bar that appears to be sprung from the colourful mind of local artist Andy Dixon.

Grapes & Soda to Host a Special Night of ‘Ethical Hedonism’ on February 11

The celebrated establishment welcomes Existential Eating chef Heather Dosman and teacher Camille Flanjak for a restorative evening.

Vancouver’s Trump Champagne Lounge is Turning Into a ‘Total Shithole’ on Yelp

An online mob reacts to Donald Trump's "shithole" comments by hitting his properties - including those in Vancouver - with bad Yelp reviews.

This Hot Mess Breakfast of Champions Deliciously Endures on Beatty Street

A decade-old favourite sees beef short rib with applewood smoked cheddar, roasted potato, apple, watercress and sunny-side up eggs.

On Restaurants Wriggling Out of Bad Reviews and Gentrifying the Downtown Eastside

A read of the food and drink headlines reminds us that sexual harassment in the industry runs rampant and developers don't have souls.

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...

Bracing for the Face Punch That Is Re-Up BBQ’s Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich

Spice rubbed fried chicken, chipotle mayo, thick coins of jalapeno, guacamole, bacon, sweetened slaw and shredded cheese, oh my...

On Blaming Restaurants For Everything and Building a Real Estate Casino for Condo Kings

Local dishwasher Sean Orr briefs us on recent Vancouver headlines while on tour with his band in the California wilds.

Vote for ‘Vancouver’s Next Top Mayor’ on January 27th

Snag your tickets and line your pockets - you don't want to miss out on the chance to secure your vote at this one-time-only special event!

Ride the CSA Wave with the Women of Valley Buds Flower Farm

Real life buds Michelle Pezel and Alana Paterson are giving us something colourful to look forward to this summer.

You Should Know Vancouver Was the Last City on the Continent to Drive on the Left

The people of Vancouver woke up on New Year's Day in 1922 to a streetscape that was the same but forever changed.

Inside the Squirrel Cage Mind of Legendary Mixed Media Art Icon, Glenn Lewis

This multi-disciplinary, octogenarian artist is a wealth of Vancouver history, humour and inspiration.

What's That Strange Japanese Vehicle That So Many Vancouverites Seem to Love?

"I was actually honestly thinking about getting a Delica until I realised I'd have to learn how to drive and parallel park all over again..."

Watch The Most Patient Person in The World Reconstruct a Shredded Banknote

When the Bank of England misprinted a 5 pound banknote, they shredded into thousands of tiny pieces. This person put it back together.

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National Starting Wage Increased at JJ Bean Coffee Roasters