Scout 25

Vancouver’s Best Restaurants, Mapped and Ranked

25 Places

A fresh panel of local industry pros created this list of essential restaurants for Spring/Summer, 2019. Rank them with your picks!

Opening Soon

Inside ‘Published’ on Main Street

A recent visit to the upcoming West Coast contemporary restaurant revealed that construction is starting to accelerate.

Restaurant Graveyard

Vancouver’s Restaurant Graveyard

65 Places

With the help of many diners and restaurant industry veterans, we bring you this growing token of remembrance!

The Latest

On Economists Saying It’s All Good and Clearing the Homeless From Oppenheimer Park

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of China Creek's anniversary and what it's like in topsy-turvy land.

Five Years Ago This Week, Inside the Second Coming of Chambar

For this week's edition of Throwback Thursday we return to the early days of the Belgian-Moroccan restaurant's major move on Beatty St.

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...

What the Authorities Do With All the Smuggled Contraband Food They Find at JFK Airport

"Why did that nosy dog in New York steal the truffle sausages from my suitcase? What, pray, will become of their deliciousness?"

12 Places

The Scout List, Vol. 529

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from July 17 to July 23, 2019.

Drinker

This Map Leads to Vancouver’s Best Whisky Sours

6 Places

This classic cocktail lends itself freely to regional and idiosyncratic variations. We set out to find the very best of them in Vancouver...

You Need To Try This

Vancouver’s Best Tacos, Mapped

22 Places

We love tacos so much that we ate several dozen of them in a concerted effort to map out Vancouver's very best.

Opening Soon

A Look Inside Japantown’s Harken Coffee

The upcoming, Japanese-inspired coffee house and shojin ryori-style restaurant is coming together at 338 Powell Street.

Zocalo Modern Cantina Now Open in the Fraserhood’s Old Crowbar Space

Beyond the food concept and ownership, not much has changed inside the good-looking 30 seater at 646 Kingsway.

Five Years Ago This Week, Inside the Second Coming of Chambar

For this week's edition of Throwback Thursday we return to the early days of the Belgian-Moroccan restaurant's major move on Beatty St.

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...

Kitsilano’s Cacao Has Officially Closed. Here’s Why…

The 'progressive latin' restaurant has officially shuttered after nearly three years at 1898 West 1st Avenue in the heart of Kits.

Curious About the Delicious World of Filipino Fried Chicken? Here’s a Great Place to Start…

Fernando Medrano continues the "Never Heard Of It" series with a dive into the deliciousness of Win Win Chick-N in Steveston Village.

The Dishes

Doing ‘The Dishes’ With Shahnee Zaver

26 Places

The General Manager of Caffe La Tana takes us on a whirlwind tour of her favourite places to eat and drink around Vancouver.

You Need to Try Else Wines’ ‘A Muscat on Skins’

The delightfully precocious (if elusive) wine from the new experimental natural winery holds its own among more mature pairings.

In Case You Ever Wondered What 45,000 Barrels of Bourbon on Fire Looks Like…

Earlier this month, a raging inferno torched a bunch of Jim Beam to death in Woodford County, Kentucky.

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On Economists Saying It’s All Good and Clearing the Homeless From Oppenheimer Park

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of China Creek's anniversary and what it's like in topsy-turvy land.

What the Authorities Do With All the Smuggled Contraband Food They Find at JFK Airport

"Why did that nosy dog in New York steal the truffle sausages from my suitcase? What, pray, will become of their deliciousness?"

The View From Your Window #195

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

On Millionaires Amazed by Poverty and Making Every Debate on Rentals Toxic

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr recommends the Dutch Reach and learns of landlords needing house slaves.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Squamish With Naomi Horii

13 Places

The Restaurant Manager of the beloved, soon-to-reopen Fergie's Cafe leads the way for day of eating, drinking and exploring.

You Need to Sniff Artist Megan Hepburn’s New Exhibition on Main Street

Her latest show is a collection of ‘olfactory objects’ and a painting created during recent residencies in Bulgaria and Vermont.

Iconic Mt. Pleasant Spot Gets a Name Change

A curious new entry on Google Maps inspired a neighbourhood history lover to learn about the formidable Gertrude Guerin.

Dominion Bar + Kitchen on Hunt for Head Chef

Victoria Location of Fjällräven Seeking Assistant Manager

Two Positions Open at Main Street’s Nomad

Main Street’s Burdock & Co. Is Looking for a Cook

Kitsilano’s AnnaLena Seeks Experienced Server

Two Rivers Specialty Meats Seeks Head Chef

Opening for Line Cook at Acclaimed Bauhaus Restaurant

Main Street’s Anh and Chi Seeks Restaurant Manager

Robson’s CinCin on Hunt for Restaurant Manager

Belgard Kitchen Seeking Day Manager

Head Chef Position Open at Victoria’s Sherwood