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, 2019. Rank them with your picks!

Scout List

The Scout List, Vol. 527

10 Places

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from June 12 to June 18, 2019.

Restaurant Graveyard

Vancouver’s Restaurant Graveyard

63 Places

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

The Latest

New Brunch Spot Egg & Co. Opening Soon

Ray Loy and Benjamin Ho took over the old Escobar address on Fraser St. with plans to open their new eatery by late July.

How Thirsty Colonists and Revolutionary Soldiers Made Spruce Beer on the Battlefield

If you ever wondered how North American settlers wet their whistles in the woods back in the 18th century, wonder no more...

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...

17 Places

Tripping Further Afield in Penticton with Virginia Bray

More than a go-to for fashion and homewares, the ad hoc boutique owner is also an awesome resource for Penticton's best spots...

The Beloved Giant Grizzly Who Just Up and Disappeared One Day

"Until I saw the documentary I thought Big Country had either died in anonymity or had moved to a country that didn't know basketball..."

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.

Basement Lounge ‘Boogie Van’ Opening Soon

Cuchillo owner/chef Stu Irving is building a new 50 seat lounge (inspired by his old, souped-up 1980s van) under his restaurant.

Via Tevere Team and Christopher Royal to Launch New Pizzeria ‘Tratto’

The new restaurant is on track to open at some point in August at 256 Westminster Avenue West in downtown Penticton.

How Thirsty Colonists and Revolutionary Soldiers Made Spruce Beer on the Battlefield

If you ever wondered how North American settlers wet their whistles in the woods back in the 18th century, wonder no more...

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...

Frankie We Salute You! Now Open

The new restaurant from award-winning Chef Brian Skinner (the former chef/co-owner of The Acorn) has launched in Kelowna.

The Worst-Named Restaurant in Vancouver Has Closed After 14 Months

Escobar, so named after the murderous Colombian drug Pablo Escobar, earned its special place in Vancouver's Restaurant Graveyard.

Railtown’s St. Lawrence Does a Rice Pudding So Good We Tried to Make It at Home

In the latest edition of How to Cook Vancouver, Maciel gives us a road map to recreating one of Vancouver's best desserts.

New ‘Home Block’ a Beautiful Game Changer

Vancouver restaurant industry veterans Neil Taylor and Michael Ziff join forces to elevate CedarCreek's new project in Kelowna.

On Fake Orgasms in Restaurants and Sipping Cocktails With San Francisco’s Rats

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of alligators being jerks and the things people put on ice cream.

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The Beloved Giant Grizzly Who Just Up and Disappeared One Day

"Until I saw the documentary I thought Big Country had either died in anonymity or had moved to a country that didn't know basketball..."

On Drinking Brad Marchand’s Tears and Trying to Listen to False Creek’s Orcas

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr wishes we could clone Jean Swanson and says bye to a few old white men.

We Want to Take These Not-So-Disposable Cameras on Our Next Big Road Trip

Remember the pre-Instagram days when disposable cameras were a cool and easy way to document good times? They're back...

The View From Your Window #190

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

Sipping Cups of Adventure With Professional Tea-Hunter Pedro Villalon

The O5 co-founder will be expounding on his favourite plant as one of the PechaKucha Vol.49 panel members on June 27th.

On Bankrupt Journalism and Stupidly Mistaking Vancouver for Hong Kong

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr scolds lit cigarette tossers while letting dumpster fires burn themselves out.

Kitsilano’s Mak N Ming Seeks Experienced Server

Main Street’s Como Taperia Seeks Chef de Partie

Belgard Kitchen Seeks Junior Sommelier

Yaletown’s Elisa on Hunt for Junior Sommeliers

Join the Team at Dageraad Brewing

Full-Time Bartender Sought at Gastown’s Bauhaus

Award-Winning Bauhaus Seeks Garde Manger

Canucks Sports & Entertainment Seeks Chef de Cuisine

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

Dominion Bar + Kitchen Seeks Head Chef