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The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver

41 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.

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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...

On Vaccines for Restaurant Workers and the Georgia Straight’s Respect For Hospitality

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds challenges to come and Biden doing away with the Diet Coke button.

We Can’t Wait to Stay at Bowen Island’s Upcoming, Japanese-Inspired Kitoki Inn

We all need things to look forward to right now, which is why I've had my eye on this getaway that's now taking shape...

OPENING SOON // Inside the Imminent Vancouver House Location of Autostrada

The new restaurant is located just a stone's throw from Chef David Chang's (hopefully still) upcoming Momofuku outpost.

After a Six-Year Run, This Impressive Hotel Restaurant Was Replaced by Something Even Better…

Oru Cuisine was the fine dining establishment that operated where Botanist currently excels in the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel.

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Where to Find Vancouver’s Best Cocktail Kits This Holiday Season

One of the only silver linings of the pandemic has been the allowance for take-home cocktail kits. Here's where to score yours.

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A Sweet and Bitter Guide to Finding Vancouver’s Best Holiday Chocolates

From booze-infused to sculptural centrepieces, we've mapped out the goods for every level of chocolate-lover on your list.

OPENING SOON // Inside the Imminent Vancouver House Location of Autostrada

The new restaurant is located just a stone's throw from Chef David Chang's (hopefully still) upcoming Momofuku outpost.

Take a Look Inside the New Field & Social, Opening Today in Yaletown

I snuck a peek yesterday afternoon and found the new 15-seat, salad-focused eatery looking primed for its first customers.

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...

On Vaccines for Restaurant Workers and the Georgia Straight’s Respect For Hospitality

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds challenges to come and Biden doing away with the Diet Coke button.

After a Six-Year Run, This Impressive Hotel Restaurant Was Replaced by Something Even Better…

Oru Cuisine was the fine dining establishment that operated where Botanist currently excels in the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel.

You Need to Try This Pork Belly Rice Bowl With a Side of Gochugaru Citrus Spiced Chicharrones

The next thing you know you're up to your sinuses in crunchy, salty, silky, spicy deliciousness, ready and willing to hang in there.

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // There’s Always Something Unusually Delicious Brewing at ‘The Bakery’

This brewery pays homage to its former life as a bakery by making imaginative beers that start with yeast, water and starch.

COMFORT FOOD GUIDE // Flourist’s Addictively Simple Hazelnut Jam Cookies

Bag up a couple of these beauties and nibble 'em as you wander this always interesting block of Commercial Street.

OP-ED // The Modern Chef’s Role As Compassionate Mentor

Local chef Bardia Ilbeiggi opines on kitchen culture's evolution from scream factory to something so much healthier.

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.

We Can’t Wait to Stay at Bowen Island’s Upcoming, Japanese-Inspired Kitoki Inn

We all need things to look forward to right now, which is why I've had my eye on this getaway that's now taking shape...

On Cocaine Bananas and Properly Punishing the People Who Cough in Other’s Faces

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds time to enjoy the moment and continues to avoid all gyms.

We Want These Vintage Demitasse Coffee Cups From the Hotel Vancouver

There were less than a dozen available when we poked our heads in, so it might be wise to strike sooner rather than later.

No, Today Is Not the Most Depressing Day of the Year (Unless You Want It To Be)

"I'm ditching work as I don't think I'll be able to get out of bed this morning on account of it being Blue Monday..."

On Renaming Vancouver’s Trump Tower and Local Coyotes Ordering Human Takeout

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr finds banks full of money and councillors being terrible.

The View From Your Window #245

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

Recognize This Patriot? Instagram Account Seeks to Identify US Capitol Insurrectionists

Is it possible to believe in due process while also delighting in seeing the people who raided the US Capitol get publicly outed?

Main Street’s Acorn Restaurant Seeks Bar Manager

Inn at Laurel Point Seeks Event Manager

Potluck Hawker Eatery Is Hiring Servers and Cooks