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Cuban-Inspired ‘Tocador’ Ready on Main Street

Industry veterans Dale Styner and Guy Stowell are ready to unveil their first restaurant tonight in the heart of Mount Pleasant.

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Daydreaming with Local Artist, Paul Melo

Touching on food, inspiration, craft and stories of shots not taken, Vancouver's Paul Melo speaks volumes in this new interview.

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Vancouver’s Best Restaurants, Ranked

25 Places

A panel of local food and beverage pros created this list of essential restaurants. Pick your 3 favourites to help rank them!

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In Pursuit of Holy Grails with Vij’s Award-Winning Sommelier, Sean Nelson

Local boy Sean Nelson just won the title of BC’s Best Sommelier for 2018. Now he sets his sights on an even bigger prize.

Everything You Need to Know About What to Do With a Wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano

This incredibly thorough tutorial on the art and craft of processing wheels of the prized Italian cheese is oddly satisfying.

This Spanish Restaurant for Blood Alley, Please

Spanish architectural firm Lucas y Hernández-Gil created this stunner for Seville, but we'd much rather have it in Gastown.

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...

10 Places

The Scout List, Vol. 460

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Feb. 21 to Feb. 27, 2018.

Field Trip

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.

Drinker

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.

Reimagined ‘La Taqueria’ Nears Reopening on Hastings

The "pinche taco shop" may have just opened its sixth location, but its first has been closed for renos since November. Here's what to expect.

Coquille Fine Seafood Set For Launch

The highly anticipated seafood restaurant in Gassy Jack Square officially opens to the public on Tuesday, February 13th.

In Pursuit of Holy Grails with Vij’s Award-Winning Sommelier, Sean Nelson

Local boy Sean Nelson just won the title of BC’s Best Sommelier for 2018. Now he sets his sights on an even bigger prize.

Everything You Need to Know About What to Do With a Wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano

This incredibly thorough tutorial on the art and craft of processing wheels of the prized Italian cheese is oddly satisfying.

This Spanish Restaurant for Blood Alley, Please

Spanish architectural firm Lucas y Hernández-Gil created this stunner for Seville, but we'd much rather have it in Gastown.

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...

This Meat Was Grown in a Lab. Would You Eat It?

These fish croquettes, chorizo tacos and morsels of foie gras were all grown from cells in laboratories in San Francisco.

On Booze Making Us Meaner and the Presidential Pattern of Ruining Steaks

This Monday's read of the food and beverage headlines teases prison dining, the history of the Caesar cocktail, and much more.

The Never Revealed Creature That Helped Make Olympia Beer

"Some kids grew up believing in dragons, unicorns, elves and faeries, but I came of age still believing in the existence of Artesians."

West Restaurant Seeking Server’s Assistant

Juke Fried Chicken Seeks Leader to Join Management Team

Toptable Group Seeks Intermediate Accountant

Chambar Is on the Hunt for a Daytime Manager

La Taqueria Is on the Hunt for Experienced Bartenders

Monkey 9 Brewpub Is on the Hunt for an Executive Chef

Robson’s CinCin Seeks Experienced Bartender

Ancora Is on the Hunt for a Sommelier / Maitre’D

On Predicting Budgets and Speculation Being Vancouver’s Best Hope

This read of the day's news reveals anticipation of the provincial budget, a double-fisted curling husband and questionable a Canuck move.

The Vancouver Park with the ‘Hobo Jungle’ Past

Before it was a magnet to beer league baseball players and dog walkers, this green space was home to a dump and a homeless camp.

A Zeppelin-Shaped Cabin for Finn Slough

The Jules Verne-like "Mr. Plocq’s Caballon" is located on the shore of the Loire estuary in France, but we want it much closer.

The Beautiful Art and Science of “Nordic Skating” on Thin Ice

On a small lake in the Swedish wilderness a skater glides along the ridiculously thin ice emitting a series of bizarre sounds.

On Selling Military Helicopters to Murderers and Everything You Love Being Eaten Alive

In Sean Orr's latest read of the headlines, we find our Prime Minister being silly and Prairie dwellers wanting to kill trespassers.

We Want the Colour Guide That Assisted Charles Darwin on the HMS Beagle

"Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours" was first printed in 1814 as a guide for scholars and artists. Its has just been republished.

Meet the Local Audiophile Who Wants to Put on a Show in Your Living Room

We chatted with the man behind the scenes of Vancouver's secret show series as he prepares for the next gig on February 24.

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Di Beppe Brings Bacaro-Style Happy Hour to Gastown

Oscar Party Set for The Bottleneck on Sunday, March 4

Coquille Fine Seafood Now Open in Gastown