GOODS | “The Acorn” Shifts Seasons, Gets Set To Launch New Spring Menu This Week

The Acorn is located at 3995 Main Street in beautiful Vancouver, BC | 604-566-9001 |

The GOODS from The Acorn

Vancouver, BC | Chef Brian Skinner has created a new menu to kick off The Acorn’s second Spring season!  Starting Thursday, April 10th, The Acorn will be serving sauteed fiddleheads with polenta, artichoke pate, cavatelli pasta with grilled asparagus and fava beans, and more. Slip in before Thursday to enjoy the last days of the Winter menu (cauliflower mac & cheese or ricotta gnocchi with coffee scented celeriac puree). Learn more about the restaurant after the jump… Read more

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | The Acorn Is On The Hunt For A Sous Chef & Chef De Partie

February 28, 2014 

The Acorn is located at 3995 Main Street in beautiful Vancouver, BC | 604-566-9001 |

The Acorn is located at 3995 Main Street in beautiful Vancouver, BC | 604-566-9001 |

The GOODS from The Acorn

Vancouver, BC | The award-winning Acorn Restaurant is hiring for two full-time positions – Sous Chef and Chef de Partie. For the Sous Chef position we are looking for an individual with the drive to advance into a Chef de Cuisine role. If you are passionate about food, hungry to learn more about vegetable-based cuisine, and a natural leader, please forward your resume. Formal culinary training and fine dining experience essential.

For the Chef de Partie position we are looking for candidates who are dedicated to their craft and keen to learn more about cooking with vegetables. Formal culinary training and fine dining experience is an asset, but not essential. Depending on the position, working hours will range from 10am-2am, with the successful candidate working 5 days a week. Training for both positions begins in early April.

Being a small independent restaurant, we pride ourselves on having a collaborative, team-driven environment and you will need to share this philosophy. The Acorn provides excellent opportunity for growth and development. Please email your Resume, and a few words about how you can contribute to our amazing team to brian [at] Details after the jump… Read more

GOODS | “The Acorn” Set To Launch New Autumn Menu & Cocktail List This Saturday

The Acorn is located at 3995 Main Street in beautiful Vancouver, BC | 604-566-9001 |

The Acorn is located at 3995 Main Street in beautiful Vancouver, BC | 604-566-9001 |

The GOODS from The Acorn

Vancouver, BC | The Acorn celebrates the launch of their new Autumn Food and Cocktail Menus this Saturday, October 5th. $5 drink specials, Free snacks and DJ sets by Jeffry Lee + Allen Forrister from 10pm to 2am. Be sure to come early if you want to catch dinner – There’s a Truffle, Cheddar + Cauliflower “Mac & Cheese” to keep you warm through the season. New cocktail pictured above – Into The Hive – Bourbon, Spiced Fig Puree, Honeycomb, Fresh Lemon Juice, Chamomile Bitters. See you Saturday… Read more

Heirloom Vegetarian




1509 West 12th Ave. | Vancouver BC | V6J2E2
Telephone: 604-733-2231
Website: | Facebook | Twitter
Hours: Open from 9am – midnight everyday
Late-night menu available 10pm until close




Owners – Gus Greer & Yogi Johl
Executive Chef – Phong Vo
Restaurant Manager – Yogi Johl
Director of Operations – Geoff Weddell



Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant reflects a dedication to using thoughtfully chosen organic, fairly traded ingredients with a local and world conscious initiative – We make good choices.

PRESS: The Globe & Mail | Vancouver Sun

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS: “The Acorn” On Hunt For Experienced Part-Time Line Cook

February 25, 2013 

The Acorn is located at 3995 Main Street in beautiful Vancouver, BC | 604-566-9001 |

The GOODS from The Acorn

Vancouver, BC | The Acorn is hiring an experienced and talented part-time line cook to work 2-3 evenings a week. Candidates must have experience in busy restaurants. Fine dining credentials are a definite asset. Background in vegetarian cooking is not essential, but respect for good food is everything. Apply if you are willing to learn, work hard, and be a part of an amazing team. Wages are competitive, and the position is available immediately. Learn more about the restaurants after the jump… Read more

WELCOME: “The Acorn” At 3995 Main St. Has Joined The Growing Scout Community

January 16, 2013 

We’ve invited Main Street’s outstanding Acorn restaurant to join our GOODS section as a fine establishment in which one can healthily while away an hour or two. They are now proud members of Scout, and as such we will be posting their news in addition to hosting a page for them on our awesome list of sweet goodnesses. We’d like to take this chance to thank them for their support, and for making Vancouver a much more delicious place to live.



The Acorn


3995 Main Street | Vancouver, BC
Telephone: 604-566-9001 | Email:
Web: | Twitter | Facebook
Hours: Tue-Thurs 5:30pm-1am | Fri-Sat 5:30pm-2am | Sun 5:30pm-12am
Dinner Menu served nightly until 10pm | Late Night & Bar Snacks Menu available after 10pm



General Manager / Owner – Shira Blustein

Chef de Cuisine – Rob Clarke
Sous Chef – Brian Luptak


Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw, Gluten Free options abound. Bar open until 2am with special bar menu starting at 10pm every night. No Reservations. For parties of 6 or more, a family table is available for an early or later seating. Please call 604-566-9001 for availability.

ACCOLADES: En Route One of Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2013 | Gold Medal Plates Victoria “Gold Medal Winner
Montecristo Magazine | The New York Times | Westender 2012 Best of Vancouver Awards | Westender “On The Plate” | Sharp For Men | Huffington Post | Georgia Straight | Vancouver Sun

The Parker



237 Union Street in Strathcona/Chinatown | Vancouver, BC
Telephone: 604-779-3804 | Email:
Web: | Facebook | Twitter
Photos: Katie Huisman



Chef: Curtis Luk
Owner/Bar & GM: Steve Da Cruz
Owner/Design: Martin Warren



The Parker generates less than one pound of waste in a month and has become a sexy destination for the discerning diner. Two seats at the bar will deliver a ringside view of Curtis Luk delivering his innovative menu whilst Steve delivers dynamite cocktails and expounds on his wine program based on the Columbia Watershed Basin. Open for Dinner only, the little room seeks to accommodate all dietary restrictions with aplomb.

The Parker serves dinner Tuesday through Saturday from 5:30pm to 10:30pm, with drinks until midnight. Reservations are recommended and can be made via or by calling 604 779 3804. Walk-ins are very much welcome.