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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.

You Should Know

How Lulu Island Got Its Sweet Name

True story: the island that grew into the City of Richmond was named after a teenaged American showgirl.

Opening Soon

50 Seat ‘di Beppe’ Imminent in Gastown

The casual new caffe and ristorante is located in the old Joe Pizza address on the southwest corner of West Cordova and Carrall.

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10 Places

The Scout List, Vol. 451

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Dec. 13 to Dec. 19, 2017.

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 This Delicious Local Twist on The Lemon Drop Cocktail

Lobby Lounge barman Sean McGuigan updates the once-tired, clichéd classic in remarkably delicious fashion.

The Roll Top Bag We Want for Christmas was Designed and Made in Vancouver

This waxed cotton, roll top backpack from East Van would make a great Christmas gift for West Coast wanderers.

On The City’s Idea of “Affordable Rent” and Paying For Political Cowardice

A read of the local headlines reveals a proposal to legalise eating people, high rents and a deep dogpile of Site C Dam grief.

Community News

Where to Book Your Holiday Parties in 2017

A growing list of the seating capacity and buy-out details of Vancouver's very best restaurants.

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Our Readers Rank The Best Restaurants In The City, Autumn 2017 Edition

Got an opinion on the best restaurants in Vancouver? Help us narrow down our panel's top 25 picks for the season.

Waterfront “Vaporetto” to Launch on Granville Island this Winter

Cinara & Autostrada owners Lucais Syme and Dustin Dockendorf aim to have the Venetian-inspired eatery open by mid-February.

New Yolks Opens on East Hastings

The bright, 1,800 sqft corner address in the newly constructed Boheme building is three blocks east of the original spot at Hastings and Woodland.

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 This Delicious Local Twist on The Lemon Drop Cocktail

Lobby Lounge barman Sean McGuigan updates the once-tired, clichéd classic in remarkably delicious fashion.

You Need To Try This Fig & Ricotta Dessert in Gastown

This beautiful dessert at Gastown's sexy Mosquito makes for a delicious respite from all the mass-produced, sugary Christmas treats.

On Booze Made With Tofu and Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Misconduct

The latest intel report details Trump's fast food habits, accusations against Batali, and Alexandra Gill's 2017 "Best Restaurant" picks.

We Want a Subscription to Vancouver’s Own ‘Prototype Coffee’ Micro-Roastery

Former Revolver Coffee manager/barista Matt Johnson has just launched a new microroastery, and we want in on it.

Nick’s Spaghetti House on Commercial Drive to Close after 62 Years

The venerable institution is set to close just before Christmas. There are accepting reservations until the last service.

One of the Tastiest Things in the Universe Just Landed in Strathcona

Have you ever introduced your deserving mouth to a wheel of Port-soaked stilton cheese? It just arrived in Vancouver, so pounce!

Il Caminetto is on The Hunt for a Bar Manager

Osteria Savio Volpe on Hunt for Hard-Working Cooks

The Oakwood Is on the Hunt for a Sous Chef

Homer Street Cafe & Bar Now Recruiting in The Kitchen

Joe Pizza Now Open at UBC and Hiring

The Roll Top Bag We Want for Christmas was Designed and Made in Vancouver

This waxed cotton, roll top backpack from East Van would make a great Christmas gift for West Coast wanderers.

On The City’s Idea of “Affordable Rent” and Paying For Political Cowardice

A read of the local headlines reveals a proposal to legalise eating people, high rents and a deep dogpile of Site C Dam grief.

We Want This Graphic, Hand-Tufted Statement Rug by Local Artisan Julia Mior

We're seriously yearning for Mior's The Talamone wool area rug...and household practicalities be damned!

East Van’s Harlow Atelier to Transform Into ‘December Kids Market’

Skip the mall and shop a tasteful assortment of locally made kids stuff while sipping hot beverages on December 16th.

Holiday Spirit Need Uplifting? Head Up Grouse Mountain for “Peak of Christmas”

The Mountain has been transformed into a "Winter Wonderland" with something to appeal to every variety of festive sensibility.

 Coastal Dweller Holiday Pop-Up Goes Down in Deep Cove this Weekend

The pop-up shop will see more than 15 women-owned brands ranging from self-care and clothing to ceramics and textiles.

The Right Book to Flip Through if You’re Already Suffering Christmas Exhaustion

You can snag a signed copy of Ryan Heshka's 'Fatales' at his book signing at Lucky's Comics on Friday, December 8th.

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12 Days of Holiday Events at The Juicery Co. on Main Street

Gastown’s Bauhaus Unveils New Winter Tasting Menu