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A Look Inside Slo Coffee, ‘Officially’ Opening Doors on Fraser Street Next Week

The café, inspired by the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, wants Vancouverites to slow the fuck down and just enjoy a good cup of coffee.

Jay Drysdale and Wendy Rose of Bella Wines Announce the Sale of Their Iconic Winery

When Jay Drysdale of Bella Wines called to let us know that he and his partner Wendy were selling, we selfishly wanted to know it was going into capable hands—someone who would respect and carry on the incredible work that they had poured into for well over a decade. Here is what we uncovered...

The Best Happy Hour Situations in Vancouver, Our Picks

Here is a short list of our go-to bars and restaurants to visit when you're in the mood for some low-key, low-investment indulgence. Bonus: it's also a great way to support a beloved local business while on a budget!

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Scout Book Club, Vol. 13

We like consuming words on the page almost as much as we like consuming food on the plate. Welcome to the Scout Book Club: a brief and regular rundown of what we're reading, what's staring at us from the bookshelf begging to be read next, and what we've already read and recommend.

Thirteen BC Ciders to Sip This Summer

Once again, we've turned to the members of our awesome, apple-devoted BC community of cider-makers and -lovers, to find out what they consider the season's winning combo of cider and snack to pair it with.

Burdock & Co. Announces a Slow Food Fundraiser Dinner

Experience a one-night-only, multi-course feast by Chef Andrea Carlson, featuring the best wild foods and flavours from BC, while supporting the Slow Food movement’s impactful work.

Wellness in Whistler: A Weekend Dive into Nourish

The Nourish Wellness Festival is on in Whistler until Sunday, June 23rd. Here’s a quick rundown of some highlights happening over the remaining weeks of the festival, along with our personal suggestions of where and how to flesh out your visit with extra good eats and activities.

Join Cafe Medina for Their One-Night-Only ‘Summer Crush’ Beer Dinner, June 13th

Although still a week out from Summer's 'official' advent, we think that there's certainly no harm done getting an early start calibrating yourself to the season by reacquainting your palate and stomach with some of its best flavours and ingredients.

Kitchen Table Expands to Chinatown: Take a Look Inside New Daytime Deli and Wine-Focused ‘Cantina Di Luigi’

Just a year after opening on E 12th Avenue, Mercato Di Luigi is expanding to Chinatown. The new flagship at 213 E Georgia St features a deli, in-house bakery, and 'Cantina Di Luigi,' a wine-focused restaurant offering evening dining inspired by Italian cantinas.

New VIFF Series Celebrates a Vancouver Architecture Legend on the Big Screen

Curious to learn more about the correlation between film and our city's most famous figure in architecture? Get your answers by attending as many of the Erickson on Film programs as you can finagle.

On Simplicity, Adaptability and Animal Interactions, with Annie “Lemonni” Chen

For her upcoming show at Slice of Life Gallery, Wild Tales (June 6-9th) Chen will be showing a series of new paintings inviting viewers to “Delve into a world where creatures and landscape converge in a symphony of colours & emotions.”

Four Fresh Brunch Options in Vancouver

The brunch scene in Vancouver has significantly levelled up over the past few months. Here are some new names to add to your list…

On Fermentation, Home Cooking and Bringing the Flavours of Korea to Tofino

In this new interview, owners of Jeju restaurant, Sungeun “Sung” Kim and Yunyoung “Dylan” Kim, share their journey from bustling metropolis to small coastal district; and discuss navigating a new culture, and integrating local ingredients into their traditional Korean dishes.
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L’Abattoir Launches Second Installment of Sipping Around BC, a Series of Regional Winemaker Dinners

Published on Main Announces “Once Upon a Pear Tree” Collaborative Dining Experience with Chefs Lee Cooper & Scott Jaeger

Say Mercy! Introduces a Line-up of Great ‘Happy Hour’ Deals

Bacchus Presents an Exclusive Bordeaux Winemakers Dinner With Château Mouton Rothschild

Athiana Acres Seasonal Farm Market Kicks Off This Weekend!

Maenam Unveils Second Chapter of The Riesling Project: A Collaboration with Pamplemousse Jus and Scout Vineyard

5 Films and Events to Check Out at VIFF Centre Before their Summer Closure

Downlow Burgers and Street Hawker Announce The DL Hawker Royale

Are you looking for work? Check out the very latest job listings from Scout Members…

Kitsilano’s ‘AnnaLena’ Restaurant on the Hunt for a Head Bartender

St. Lawrence Restaurant is Growing Their FOH Team of Service Professionals

L’Abattoir is Looking for a Bar Manager to Join Our Leadership Team

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar is Seeking Oyster Shuckers