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The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver

28 Places

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

Scout List

Scout List Vol. 566

3 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do - mostly at home - from May 15 to May 21.

Diner

Vancouver’s Take-Out Food Options, Mapped

145 Places

Here's a map and an A-Z on where Vancouverites can order take-out, delivery and get nourishing provisions right now.

The Latest

On Watching Rents Fall and Albertans Getting Angry About Our Campgrounds

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of untaxed art speculation and the perfect time to build a pipeline.

‘Superbaba’ Popping Up for Evening Delivery and Take-Out Service at Cafe Medina

The pop up will focus on Superbaba favourites like falafel, shawarma, fresh baked pita and their signature turmeric cookie.

OP-ED // On Raising Prices, Moving Away From Tipping and Paying Staff More

Victoria restaurateur/baker Clif Leir shares some thoughts on operational changes coming to his Fol Epi and Agrius eateries.

Chinatown’s ‘Barbara’ Nears Opening

Chef and first-time restaurateur Patrick Hennessy is on the verge of opening his tiny restaurant in Chinatown...

Inside the Imminent Japanese Cafe, ‘Harken’

It's been a long time coming, but the new cafe aims to start serving coffee and shojin ryori-style vegan food around June 1st.

Stock Up On Provisions From These Local Food Stores and Wineries

We get the appeal and convenience of the major grocery chains, but it's vital to support the little guys as much as we can right now.

How To Cook Vancouver

We Tried to Recreate Pepino’s Sublimely Delicious ‘Chicken Piccata’ at Home…

The latest in this cooking series focuses on a classic Italian-American staple that is done to perfection on Commercial Drive.

Inside the Imminent Japanese Cafe, ‘Harken’

It's been a long time coming, but the new cafe aims to start serving coffee and shojin ryori-style vegan food around June 1st.

David Chang Shuts Two Eateries, Says Vancouver’s Momofuku Noodle Bar Still on Track

David Chang might be closing two restaurants and moving a third, but he's still committed to launching in Vancouver this year.

‘Superbaba’ Popping Up for Evening Delivery and Take-Out Service at Cafe Medina

The pop up will focus on Superbaba favourites like falafel, shawarma, fresh baked pita and their signature turmeric cookie.

OP-ED // On Raising Prices, Moving Away From Tipping and Paying Staff More

Victoria restaurateur/baker Clif Leir shares some thoughts on operational changes coming to his Fol Epi and Agrius eateries.

On Thomas Jefferson’s Slave Chef and the Slow Reopening of the World’s Restaurants

In her latest read of the food/drink headlines, Talia finds an uncertain immediate future for hospitality both at home and abroad.

Drinker

The Best BC Ciders to Enjoy This Summer

17 Places

We've mapped out well over a dozen local cideries and detailed their most interesting sips and suggested pairings.

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...

MIS EN PLACE PODCAST // Episode 5 — Hospitality, Covid-19 and ‘The Big Reset’

In episode 5, leading restaurant owner/chefs explore how the industry can evolve for the better in the wake of the pandemic.

We Want One of These Very Special Bottles of Local Cabernet Franc

The very BC story of this wine - originally made for two Chinatown restaurants - has us wishing for a sip before it's all gone...

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 Watching Rents Fall and Albertans Getting Angry About Our Campgrounds

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of untaxed art speculation and the perfect time to build a pipeline.

SEE BC FIRST // We Can’t Wait to Spread Out on This Local Winery’s Lawn Again

We're looking forward to shooting the breeze among the fruit trees up at Joiefarm (with some wine and wood-fired pizza).

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If… It Had Kinetic Art Installations Shaped by the Wind

Thousands of tiles are moved by the wind, so that when it blows they flap in concert to reveal gusts and air currents in real time. 

On Getting Sick of Being Cooped Up and Washing Dishes in a Minefield

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds at least some good news hidden among all the bad.

The View From Your Window #230

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

Katharine Manson Shares Her Definitive Records

The founder of Manson Communications scoured her collective 3,000+ vinyl collection to pick her three favourite records...

Read This

Finding Good Reads Big and Small, From Grand Tales of BC to Thick Culinary Mags

3 Places

Take advantage of at least some of your currently unspoken-for hours by tackling something good to read.

Fergie’s Cafe on Hunt for Chef

Several Positions Open at Mt. Pleasant’s Sprezzatura

Mt. Pleasant’s ‘Our Town Cafe’ Seeks Baker

East Van’s New Coho Cafe on Hunt For Head Chef

Les Amis du Fromage Is Hiring

Anh and Chi on Hunt for Bar Manager

Say Mercy on Hunt for Chef de Partie

Restaurant Chef Sought at the Mackenzie Room

Mount Pleasant’s Como Taperia Seeks Full-Time Server