TEA & TWO SLICES | On Dead Ravers And PM Harper’s Clever Plans For Eternal Domination

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Dead Ravers And PM Harper’s Clever Plans For Eternal Domination

by Sean Orr | Say no evil: Opposition parties agree to TV debate, PM vows to skip it. Nobody is going to watch the debate and change their mind about Harper. Instead, he's just letting them attack each other. Brilliant. Next move: make sure nobody wants to do something silly like exercise their democratic rights: Tories' bill strips Elections Canada of power to promote voter turnout. Or he could do what Christy Clark did and make sure that if the wrong party wins, the nepotism that… more 

TRADECRAFT | The 3 Essential Tools Used By William Johnson, Bar Manager At “L’Abattoir”

TRADECRAFT | The 3 Essential Tools Used By William Johnson, Bar Manager At “L’Abattoir”

Tradecraft takes Scout readers into the workshops, kitchens, and toolkits of Vancouver’s most talented crafts-people. From trusty pencils and custom-built… more 

PUT A DOT ON IT | Matt Hanns Schroeter’s Evocative Wilderness Photo, “Winter Massif”

PUT A DOT ON IT | Matt Hanns Schroeter’s Evocative Wilderness Photo, “Winter Massif”

by Avalon Mott | @thisopenspace held a fantastic (and long over due launch) last week. Founded by Yashar Nijati, with Holly Goldsmith­-Jones as his… more 

SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

SCOUT LIST | Ten Things That You Should Absolutely Do Between Now And Next Week

by Michelle Sproule | The main objective of this website is to scout out and promote the things that make Vancouver such a sweet place to be. We do this with… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Gapwatch

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Mythical Betting Pool Predicts When 'The Gap' Will Open In Gastown

Gapwatch | Mythical Betting Pool | Wagered predictions for when global clothing giant The Gap will open a store in Gastown (a Vancouver neighbourhood seen to… more 

DINER | Celebrated Designer Joining Industry Veterans To Open ‘Savio Volpe’ In Fraserhood

DINER | Celebrated Designer Joining Industry Veterans To Open ‘Savio Volpe’ In Fraserhood

by Andrew Morrison | Restaurateur Paul Grunberg (L'Abattoir), chef Mark Perrier (currently with Two Rivers, previously executive chef at CinCin), and prolific restaurant designer Craig Stanghetta (Homer St. Cafe, Revolver, Meat & Bread, Pidgin, etc.) are going into business together to open a new restaurant in the Fraserhood this autumn. The exact address is 615 Kingsway, which puts it next to Los Cuervos and on the same stretch as Les Faux Bourgeois, Collage Collage and… more 

DRINKER | How To Build A Strong Home Bar, One Drink & Five Bottles At A Time (Part Six)

DRINKER | How To Build A Strong Home Bar, One Drink & Five Bottles At A Time (Part Six)

by Shaun Layton | This is the fifth in a series of posts on building a home bar, five bottles and one drink at a time. I’ve listed bottles 21-25 below… more 

AWESOME THING WE ATE #951 | Tucking Into Escapist Moules Frites @ Bistro Wagon Rouge

AWESOME THING WE ATE #951 | Tucking Into Escapist Moules Frites @ Bistro Wagon Rouge

by Michelle Sproule | Bistro Wagon Rouge provides a reliable (and affordable) escape for those times when you temporarily need to pretend you're in France. Sit… more 

DINER | Beach Bay Cafe & Patio Set To Open Soon In The West End’s Old Raincity Grill Spot

DINER | Beach Bay Cafe & Patio Set To Open Soon In The West End’s Old Raincity Grill Spot

by Andrew Morrison | The prolific Viaggio Hospitality Group (see also Cibo, Uva, Moda, etc) picked up the old Raincity Grill location in late November of last… more 

AWESOME THING WE DRANK #690 | Barman Florian Ruff’s ‘The Elder Got Flowers’ Cocktail

AWESOME THING WE DRANK #690 | Barman Florian Ruff’s ‘The Elder Got Flowers’ Cocktail

by Shaun Layton | Every year Giffard hosts a Canadian cocktail duel with some of the cities best barkeeps. Annually, two Canadians move on to represent our… more 

GOODS | New Spring/Summer Catering Menus Highlight The Dirty Apron’s Signature Dishes

GOODS | New Spring/Summer Catering Menus Highlight The Dirty Apron’s Signature Dishes

The GOODS from The Dirty Apron Vancouver, BC | The Dirty Apron has launched their Spring/Summer catering menu! With options for intimate gatherings and large soirées alike, Dirty Apron chefs expertly prepare delectable dishes that will impress your guests. Three-course plated menus highlight the best of Dirty Apron’s tried-and-true signature dishes, like the refreshing, Hawaiian-inspired ginger-soy tuna poke or the flavor-packed Yakima Valley double lamb chops. The more the merrier… more 

GOODS | Farmer’s Apprentice Unveils Grapes & Soda, Vancouver’s First Natural Wine Bar

GOODS | Farmer’s Apprentice Unveils Grapes & Soda, Vancouver’s First Natural Wine Bar

The GOODS from Grapes & Soda Vancouver, BC | David Gunawan and Dara Young, co-owners of acclaimed locavore restaurant Farmer’s Apprentice, have officially… more 

GOODS | Last Chance To Dine At “The Parker” Approaches As Space Readies For New Eatery

GOODS | Last Chance To Dine At “The Parker” Approaches As Space Readies For New Eatery

The GOODS from The Parker Vancouver, BC | Change is good. In this business, you rarely get to go out on top. But we are. And we're really excited about it… more 

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