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Vancouver’s Ultimate Coffee/Work Spots, Mapped & Ranked by Our Highly Caffeinated Readers

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Need to get some work done while caffeinating? We've mapped out Vancouver's best cafes and asked Scout readers to rank them.

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!

Breaking Down Gastown’s Delicious New Sausage & Peppers Sandwich

Mmm, sliced green fennel pork sausages soaked and spread in a tomato-based sauce heavily laden with gentle peppers on Filone bread.

The Cool Story Behind Callister Brewing’s Stag Logo

As it turns out Callister Brewing's roots run deep in East Vancouver, with the co-founder's grandfather having lived under Callister Park.

Feasting on pre-Hong Kong Handover Chinese Food on Fraser Street

Eating the same dishes Chinese-Canadians commonly enjoyed in Vancouver long before the British relinquished sovereignty of Hong Kong.

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The Salted Vine is Making a Winter Cocktail That You Really Need To Try

Dave Warren's tasty warmer is a mix of Chai tea-infused Goslings Rum, Creme de Cacao, heavy cream and a winter spice syrup.

Brewery Gets Cease & Desist Letter from Budweiser via Town Crier

This is perhaps the coolest way in which a brewery has ever told another brewery to stop infringing upon their trademark.

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.

This Gorgeous Manhattan Ramen Eatery Needs an Address on Commercial Drive

We get caught up imagining this slick, stylish, sexy tonkatsu spot in New York City being relocated to the heart of Commercial Drive.

Laphroaig’s New ‘Select’ Single Malt Scotch Whisky Cracks Our Christmas Wish List

More relaxed than the typic Islay bruiser, the affordable Select shows a diversity of flavour without surrendering any character.

On Servers Ripping Off Guests and Precarious Masculinity in the Kitchen

A read of the food and drink headlines this week reveals spit bucket delights and doing hard time in a prison-themed restaurant.

The Line-Up of Competing Chefs at the Canadian Culinary Championships is Scary Good

Vancouver's own chef Alex Chen (of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar) is in for some stiff competition at the CCC this February.

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Bartender Mixes Scotch with Banana, Coconut and Sherry — World Doesn’t End

Cooper Tardivel's final cocktail for Hawksworth was an odd one, but the "Last Mulligan" tastes fantastic and you need to try it.

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.

The Story Behind the Kaleidoscopic Beauty of Four Winds’ “Blackberry Jam” IPA

We picked the brain of talented designer Justin Longoz to find out what keeps us reaching for Four Winds' beautiful tall cans.

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.

You Need To Try This Tropical Freakshow Pizza at Strathcona Beer Company

A gas-fired weirdo loaded up with pineapple, crumbled pistachios and capicola ham amplified by a neon-intense jalapeno crema.

On Smoking Packs of Sugar and Sipping Cocktails Only Locals Could Love

A read of food and drink headlines reveals the truth about flies, people eating in the nude, perfume-inspired drinks and so much more.

The Old School European Restaurant That Will Hopefully Never Change

The service here is old-school: attentive, unobtrusive and professional, and no one gives a shit about how your first few bites taste.

Eight Years On, Looking Back at La Taqueria’s First Service on Hastings Street

The little hole-in-the-wall goes under the renovations knife this week. This is what it looked like on opening night back in 2009.

The Long Goodbye: Raising Glasses to The End of a Neighbourhood Bar

Vancouver ex-pat David Look came home to pay his respects to The Comox before it closed its doors forever.

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