Another Hintless, Next-To-Impossible ‘Name That Vancouver Restaurant’ Challenge

Aside from assuring you that the place in question sells food, there are no hints. Why? Because it’s supposed to be hard!

Togarashi-Spiced & Parmesan Garnished Green Onion Tempura at Kissa Tanto

Sometimes it's the most simple things that are the most delicious, like this plate of golden gems in Chinatown.

Catch This Well-Timed, Beefalicious Skylight Smoke Show on Commercial Drive

A lot of smoke, a skylight and the right time of day combine for magic at La Mezcaleria

Fried Halloumi Dressed in Zaatar Spices & Pomegranate Molasses at Saha in Squamish

From textural contrasts to punchy flavours, there's so much going on with this little plate!

On Carbon Farming, Converting Electricity into Food, and Making the Most out of Cheetos

The weekly food news round-up delves into low waste cocktails, culinary cartography, African-American culinary history and much more.

A Look Back at the Launch of Gastown’s Wildebeest, Five Years Ago Today

Dozens of images from the first night of a long-time restaurant industry favourite (mmm, those pork croquettes!)

Sip the Genius of Kaitlyn Stewart’s ‘Diced Pineapples’ Cocktail at Royal Dinette

This tall, refreshing drink by Kaitlyn Stewart combines all parts of the pineapple with gin and sake.

Opening Soon

A Sneak Peek Inside the Imminent New Location of Earnest Ice Cream

The new scoop shop at 127 West 1st Street is expected to open this Friday afternoon. Take a look inside!

Chef Lucais Syme Plans ‘Autostrada’ – a New Pasta Concept for Main Street

Syme and partner Dustin Dockendorf aim to have the 30 seater open at some point this Fall/Winter

Eduard’s Whisky Bar in Stuttgart Should Brighten the False Creek Seawall

With its stadium seating, fishbowl frontage and copper accents, this is an aesthetic rethink of the whisky bar we could use.

The Incredible Pie Championship Returns to Mount Pleasant on August 27th

You like pie, right? You're going to want to figure out a way to be on 6th Ave. when this bit of deliciousness goes down.

Kafka’s Coffee & Tea Converts 1980 Grumman ‘Kurbmaster Jr.’ into a Mobile Espresso Bar

The little thing previously serviced farm equipment before being outfitted with a Nuevo Simonelli White Eagle Espresso Machine.

Want To Make The Most of Your Remaining Summer? Book a Seat for This Long Table Dinner

Gather at the farm's long table for a collaborative dinner anchored by chef Jesse McMillan of Campagnolo Roma.

You Need to Try the Pancetta-Wrapped Salmon with Corn Succotash at the Mackenzie Room

The sous vide salmon was wrapped in Berkshire pancetta. Get it while you still can!

Doug Stephen of The Merchant’s Workshop to Cook Next ‘Greasy Spoon’ Feast

Check out the menu for this upcoming diner-style feast at Save On Meats.

What Is a ‘Flavour Concentration Booth’ and Why Doesn’t Vancouver Have Any?

We're crossing our fingers for Ichiran's eventual arrival in Vancouver, ideally somewhere in old Japantown.

Diner

Where to Eat & Drink In Railtown / Japantown, Ranked by Scout Readers

Detailing the seven best restaurants in the neighbourhood, from the Alibi Room to St. Lawrence.

Now Showing: Steve Coogan & Rob Brydon Embark On a Culinary ‘Trip To Spain’

The new film follows the two actors as they dine - often hilariously - at exceptional restaurants.

On Infusing Beer with Fried Chicken and the Importance of a Good Dishwasher

Talia shares the latest food and drink news, catching us up on moonlighting dishwashers, weird beers and more.

The Gin & Tonic is in the Midst of a Renaissance. Here Are Five Refreshing Ways to Master It

To help quench our smoked-out summer thirsts, local drinksmith Shaun Layton schools us on the subtle arts of the refreshing G & T.

Eight Years Ago This week, Gastown’s Pourhouse Was Just Getting Started

In August of 2009 I poked my head into the construction site of Gastown's Pourhouse. The restaurant has since become an institution of sorts, a place of consistency and quality...

Another Hintless, Next-To-Impossible ‘Name That Vancouver Restaurant’ Challenge

Aside from assuring you that the place in question sells food, there are no hints. Why? Because it’s supposed to be hard!

Clarified Milk in a Cocktail? Studying Big Sips of ‘Yes Whey’ at Botanist (for Science!)

It combines rum, brandy, stout, lemon and clarified milk to create a surprisingly rich cocktail.

If Vancouver is in the Midst of an Ice Cream Boom, Who Is Making the Best Stuff?

We pick the best ice cream shops in Vancouver and our readers rank them in order of awesomeness

The Diamond’s Adam Domet on Good Cheekies and Making You a Damn Fine Drink

Are you a Bartender or a Mixologist? "I'm a Bartender. I haven't lived at my Mom's house for 25 years."

The Carbonara-Like ‘Mazemen’ Ramen That We’d Eat Everyday If It Was in Vancouver

If anyone knows if this is being done in Vancouver, please speak up so I don't have to make this at home!

Behold! Brassneck Brewery is Now Stocking its Cooler with Tallboys & Giants

They come in two sizes – a standard 16 oz tallboy and a giant 32 oz “BrassCan” – both of which are sold exclusively at the brewery.

On Lessons from Legends and How the Olympics can Change a City’s Culinary Landscape

Talia updates us on the week's essential food news, everything from food styling tips to last call at a doomed local eatery