AWESOME THING WE ATE #930 | Breaded Veal Parmesan w/ Mozza & Tomato At Cioffi’s

AWESOME THING WE ATE #930 | Breaded Veal Parmesan w/ Mozza & Tomato At Cioffi’s

The shite weather has us dreaming of dense warm bread leading to crispy-then-chewy breaded veal parmesan slathered in tomato sauce gone gooey with mozzarella cheese. We recently wolfed this gnarly beast at Cioffi’s new “Cucina”, located next to the delicatessen in

AWESOME THING WE ATE #929 | Shroomy Potato Oysters With Truffle Aioli At “West”

AWESOME THING WE ATE #929 | Shroomy Potato Oysters With Truffle Aioli At “West”

Stealing the show at the start of a quick lunch at West today were these delicious potato-crusted Sawmill Bay oysters on mushroom soil-covered duxelle. Under it all was a generous plop of truffle aioli that turned the entirety sublime. If

AWESOME THING WE ATE #928 | Mjadra & Fresh Saj Bread At The Drive’s New Jam Jar

AWESOME THING WE ATE #928 | Mjadra & Fresh Saj Bread At The Drive’s New Jam Jar

We love the delicious simplicity of the menu at Jam Jar, a brand new and especially good looking “Folk Lebanese” restaurant on The Drive (read our preview of it here). We’re particularly found of their traditional take on mjadra, a

AWESOME THING WE ATE #927 | A Puzzle Of Delicious Pork Schnitzel At “Wildebeest”

AWESOME THING WE ATE #927 | A Puzzle Of Delicious Pork Schnitzel At “Wildebeest”

A shout out to one of our staple faves, the sharable pork schnitzel appetizer at Wildebeest. These salty, crunchy-to-tender morsels are really long on flavour, especially when dipped in the supplied spiced beer mustard. Available at dinner and during weekend

AWESOME THING WE ATE #926 | Dreaming Of Jerk Chicken At Victoria’s Meat & Bread

AWESOME THING WE ATE #926 | Dreaming Of Jerk Chicken At Victoria’s Meat & Bread

Holy good goddam, jerk chicken! It sucks that Meat & Bread only makes the Caribbean staple at their new location in Victoria, but life goes on. They start with their signature bun, smear it with a tang-mellowed cilantro-lime aioli, and

AWESOME THING WE ATE #925 | Sausage, Tots, And Country Gravy At Wolf In The Fog

AWESOME THING WE ATE #925 | Sausage, Tots, And Country Gravy At Wolf In The Fog

by Andrew Morrison | Readers who follow Scout’s Instagram account might recognise this monster of a breakfast sandwich from Tofino’s recently opened Wolf In The Fog. The toasted bun came layered with egg, cabbage, and a pork sausage disc –

AWESOME THING WE ATE #924 | A “Dirty Burger” Above Campagnolo On Main Street

AWESOME THING WE ATE #924 | A “Dirty Burger” Above Campagnolo On Main Street

by Andrew Morrison | According to a poll that’s been running on our Gastown and Commercial Drive pages (included below), Scout readers are currently tipping Campagnolo Upstairs‘ so-called “Dirty Burger” as the best burger in the city; that is to

AWESOME THING WE ATE #923 | Proper Pizza & Polpette At East Van’s “Via Tevere”

AWESOME THING WE ATE #923 | Proper Pizza & Polpette At East Van’s “Via Tevere”

Together with a sparse handful of precious pizzerias around town, Via Tevere in East Van follows a long list of strict Neapolitan pizza-preparation rules that has landed the eatery the much-prized “Vera Pizza Napoletana” certification. This, for starters, means they

AWESOME THING WE ATE #922 | The First Bennywurst Brunch At Chinatown’s “Bestie”

AWESOME THING WE ATE #922 | The First Bennywurst Brunch At Chinatown’s “Bestie”

Those who follow us on Instagram might remember this shot from last weekend. Taken at Bestie’s first ever brunch service, it shows a “Bennywurst” (sliced pork thuringer sausage with poached egg, and a mess of first-rate hollandaise on golden hashbrowns)

AWESOME THING WE ATE #921 | An Earthy, Indecently Tasty Omelette At ‘The Oakwood’

AWESOME THING WE ATE #921 | An Earthy, Indecently Tasty Omelette At ‘The Oakwood’

We ate the living daylights out of this dreamily-textured asparagus-stuffed omelette last Saturday at The Oakwood in Kitsilano. It came mounted with a healthy dollop of truffled creme fraiche and next to a pile of crispy fried brussels sprouts (halved).

AWESOME THING WE ATE #920 | The Big Rangeland Game Burger At Robson’s Forage

AWESOME THING WE ATE #920 | The Big Rangeland Game Burger At Robson’s Forage

The “Rangeland Game Burger” ($16) at Robson’s Forage comes layered with caramelized onion preserve, gooey gouda, and house-cured bacon on a spongy, responsive poppyseed bun. The patty –  a mix of bison, elk, and venison – is thick, dense, juicy, and

AWESOME THING WE ATE #919 | A Sweet Summer Camp Dessert At “Blacktail Florist”

AWESOME THING WE ATE #919 | A Sweet Summer Camp Dessert At “Blacktail Florist”

Chef Jimmy Stewart and his kitchen team at Gastown’s good-looking Blacktail Florist share a knack for playful, tweezery presentations, but the high premium they put on light-hearted aesthetic exactitude never comes at the expense of taste. There are many dishes

AWESOME THING WE ATE #918 | Balls & Bowls At Bowen Island’s “Shika Provisions”

AWESOME THING WE ATE #918 | Balls & Bowls At Bowen Island’s “Shika Provisions”

Shika Provisions is a new, tiny take-away restaurant housed in an adorably shingled shack at the edge of the Marina Pier in Snug Cove on Bowen Island. The space was a taco joint until Mitsumi Kawai took it over in

AWESOME THING WE ATE #917 | A Chicken Fried Brunch At Chinatown’s Mamie Taylor’s

AWESOME THING WE ATE #917 | A Chicken Fried Brunch At Chinatown’s Mamie Taylor’s

by Andrew Morrison | Mamie Taylor’s, located at 251 East Georgia in Chinatown, recently launched their version of a Southern-style brunch service. It runs every Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm, and fair warning: it’s not for those who brunch

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