You Need To Try This

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver

44 Places

This ever-evolving list is the anchor of a series that seeks to map out Vancouver's best and most legendary comfort foods.

Honour Bound

The Scout Community, Mapped

248 Places

An A-Z map guide to the many excellent restaurants, cool shops and other small businesses that helped Scout survive 2020.

Craft Beer Atlas of Vancouver

The Craft Beer Atlas of Vancouver

100 Places

The Craft Beer Atlas is designed to keep you up to date on where your beer scene is going and where it has been.

The Latest

10 Places

Scout List Vol. 578

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from April 15 to April 21, 2021.

On Vancouver’s False Dichotomies and Banning Landlords From Holding Public Office

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr finds old diners dying and protestors hijacking legitimate plights.

5 Places

PATIO CITY // Five More Outdoor Spaces to Have on Your Radar

For this mid-week edition of Patio City we've detailed the decks of five beloved Vancouver establishments.

Udon Noodle Takeout Pop-Up ‘Little Pilot’ Launching This Week on the Edge of Chinatown

The charming little restaurant on East Pender St. is retooling for the shutdown by crafting specialty soups to go.

All the Cool Local Ceramics Your Mom Wants for Her Collection

We've compiled a list of all the local ceramicists on our radar who are creating clay objects we want time and time again...

You Need To Try This

Our Favourite Japanese Curries, Mapped

6 Places

Japanese curry can come in many guises and as both a side and main event, and we love the stuff every which way.

You Need To Try This

Vancouver’s Best Bread, Mapped

46 Places

For fail-proof deliciousness, we suggest using this guide when embarking on your next bread-seeking mission...

Inside Chinatown’s New ‘Irish Heather Shebeen’

Sean Heather will launch his combined Irish Heather and Shebeen Whisky Bar concept at E. Georgia St. next month.

OPENING SOON // A Look Inside Miantiao

We sneak a peek inside the new 180-seat restaurant project from the crew that gave us Ask For Luigi and Pourhouse.

PATIO CITY // Five More Outdoor Spaces to Have on Your Radar

5 Places

For this mid-week edition of Patio City we've detailed the decks of five beloved Vancouver establishments.

Udon Noodle Takeout Pop-Up ‘Little Pilot’ Launching This Week on the Edge of Chinatown

The charming little restaurant on East Pender St. is retooling for the shutdown by crafting specialty soups to go.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

Do you think you know Vancouver's restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

You Need to Try This Schnitzel Sandwich on a Beer Mustard Wiped Pretzel Bun

Ordering a simple dish in a high end restaurant might feel basic, but it's always fun to see how talented chefs tackle the ordinary.

Remembering Coal Harbour’s Short-Lived ‘High Priced Jewel Run by Amateurs’

Chef Liam Breem's promising, 74-seat, French and Mediterranean-inspired Verre lasted less than two years at 550 Denman St.

TRACK & FOOD // Chef Alex Sandoval on How the Pandemic Changed Everything

In this episode, Jamie and Mickey speak to another outstanding member of Vancouver's food and beverage community.

We Want a Bottle of This Sparkling Collab From Bella Wines and East Van’s Dachi

This Dachi and Bella Wines collaboration is likely to be pretty popular, so if you're as enamoured as we are then you'd better act quickly!

This bulletin board is used by members of the Scout Community to share their news. On a typical day it will include new menu offerings; details on special deals and events; new stock and sale notices; announcements of senior staff appointments; and much more.

On Vancouver’s False Dichotomies and Banning Landlords From Holding Public Office

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr finds old diners dying and protestors hijacking legitimate plights.

All the Cool Local Ceramics Your Mom Wants for Her Collection

We've compiled a list of all the local ceramicists on our radar who are creating clay objects we want time and time again...

The View From Your Window #252

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

Scout List

Scout List Vol. 577

8 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from April 8 to April 15, 2021.

On White Spot Buckets of Poop and Finger-Wagging Our Way Through Dangerous Times

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr finds hockey taking a back seat and politicians totally blowing it.

The 4,000 Year Evolution of Our Alphabet

Once upon time the letters in the alphabet didn't all look the same or even make the same sounds as they do today.

FROM THE COLLECTION // A Rare Family Heirloom and a Remarkable Career Achievement

Lineage Ceramics founder, Shuobi Wu, shares a personal piece of history that exemplifies his father's proudest achievement.