Scout 25

Vancouver’s Best Restaurants, Mapped

25 Places

A fresh panel of local industry pros created this list of essential restaurants for Fall/Winter, 2019.

Scout List

Scout List Vol. 554

11 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Jan. 22 to Jan. 28, 2019.

Restaurant Graveyard

Vancouver’s Restaurant Graveyard

71 Places

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

The Latest

Creator of BB-8 Develops New Hexapod ‘Mantis’ Vehicle (and We Want to Drive One)

I don't like that it's slow, heavy (4,200 lbs) and runs on diesel fuel, but I still want to give Matt Denton's creation a go...

In a Remote Part of Turkey, This ‘Bird Language’ Is Whistled Rather Than Spoken

"It’s a language called ku? dili that is still used to this day, though fewer people are learning it in the age of the cell phone."

This Casual French Bistro in East Van Might Be Gone But It Will Never Be Forgotten

Chef Brad Miller's Bistro Wagon Rouge took over the old Dockers Diner address in 2013 and enjoyed a six-year run.

You Need to Try This Agnolotti Dish on Main Street

Chef Gus Stieffenhofer-Brandson is making a fancy facsimile of Mennonite pork sausage and dumplings at Published.

On Restaurant Staffers Getting Healthy and Oscar-Winners Portraying Bad Boy Chefs

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns about spilled wine and Hong Kong restaurants at war.

You Need To Try This

Vancouver’s Best Breads, Mapped

27 Places

We spent many days over the last month revisiting our favourite Vancouver bakeries and cafes to pick out worthy loaves...

Drinker

Vancouver’s Best Cocktail Spots, Winter Edition

35 Places

We asked drinks expert Talia Kleinplatz to map out her favourite imbibing spots in Vancouver for the long dark that lies ahead.

Inside the Fraserhood’s Imminent Say Mercy!

The highly anticipated 60-seat Italian-meets-American BBQ restaurant concept will open to the public on January 18.

Take a Look Inside ‘Old Bird’ on Main Street

Sophia Lin's Chinese street food concept is on track to officially launch on January 16th in the old Nomad space at 3950 Main St. 

You Need to Try This Agnolotti Dish on Main Street

Chef Gus Stieffenhofer-Brandson is making a fancy facsimile of Mennonite pork sausage and dumplings at Published.

On Restaurant Staffers Getting Healthy and Oscar-Winners Portraying Bad Boy Chefs

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns about spilled wine and Hong Kong restaurants at war.

Don’t Miss the Fortune Food Fair In Chinatown on Sunday, January 26th

The Fortune Food Fair is a gathering of 7 local vendors offering everything from bao and dumplings to wonton and kimchi.

Pie Shoppe’s Stephanie French to Host Winter Pie Making Workshops

This is your last chance of the season to bank some killer pie-making skills before the Pie Shoppe sisters kick off their sabbatical.

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Harvest’s Aromatic Curry Noodle Special

While everything about this dish is comforting, it's really the aroma that seals it. Stick your face over this beautiful thing and breathe.

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...

Remembering a Charming Fraserhood Restaurant That Was Doomed From the Start

It is a cruel facet of the human experience that sometimes young, well-loved restaurants close before their time...

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.

Creator of BB-8 Develops New Hexapod ‘Mantis’ Vehicle (and We Want to Drive One)

I don't like that it's slow, heavy (4,200 lbs) and runs on diesel fuel, but I still want to give Matt Denton's creation a go...

In a Remote Part of Turkey, This ‘Bird Language’ Is Whistled Rather Than Spoken

"It’s a language called ku? dili that is still used to this day, though fewer people are learning it in the age of the cell phone."

On Billionaire Power Lunches and Remembering the Fine Dining Guest Who Exploded

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds housing solutions in plain sight and claps for a small town newspaper.

How Some BC Neighbourhoods Once Tried to Keep People of Colour Out

"So this racist lady on the bus starting ranting about Land Title Covenants, asking a young Asian couple if they were servants..."

Understanding the Ancient Japanese Art of Creating Marbled Patterns on Paper

In this short video, Linh My Truong shows how the craft is done using a variety of tools that include a cat's whisker.

On Other Empty Skyscrapers and Disenchanted Royals Protesting Bike Lanes

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr rides an e-scooter and imagines taking paper away from Rex Murphy.

The View From Your Window #216

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

Salt Spring Wild Cider Seeks Kitchen Manager / Chef

Salt Spring Wild Cider Seeks Assistant Cider Maker

Victoria’s Sherwood on Hunt for Chef

Vessel liquor Store looking to fill Management Position

Belgard Kitchen Seeking Night Manager

Chef de Partie Sought at Chinatown’s Sai Woo

Kitsilano’s AnnaLena Seeks Experienced Server

East Van’s New ‘Flourist’ on Hunt For Staff

Caffe La Tana on Hunt for Pasta Roller

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