You Need To Try This

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver

45 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

104 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.

The Latest

‘Laowai’ Hideaway Now Open in Chinatown

Tucked away behind what is intended to look like a dumpling shop's refrigerated storage door is this new speakeasy-ish operation.

On the Trouble With Bloodsucking Vampires and Strangers Asking for Help

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr learns of burning jet fuel fatalities being a part of life.

Brave Birder on an E-Scooter Chases Down Dastardly Bike Thief

This bike thief had no idea what he was up against when he crossed paths with a guy looking for young family of crows.

Reserve and Plan Your Idyllic ‘Backyard Harvest Dinner With Friends’ Now

Tickets for Fresh Roots' virtual harvest dinner event, happening on August 19th, are now available to purchase.

13 Places

Scout List Vol. 579

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do from July 22 to July 28, 2021.

Heads Up

Vancouver’s New Farmers Markets, Mapped

7 Places

Our map to the VFM markets includes two new midweek additions. Find the location that works best for you!

You Need To Try This

Our Favourite Japanese Curries, Mapped

6 Places

Japanese curry can come in many guises and as both a side and main event, and we love the stuff every which way.

Take a Look Inside Alimentaria Mexicana, Opening Soon on Granville Island

Ernesto Gomez's new Mexican restaurant concept is almost ready to go in the old Edible Canada location.

A Sneak Peek Inside ‘Giovane Bacaro’

The new day and night caffe and restaurant from Kitchen Table Restaurants officially opens Thursday, June 10th.

‘Laowai’ Hideaway Now Open in Chinatown

Tucked away behind what is intended to look like a dumpling shop's refrigerated storage door is this new speakeasy-ish operation.

Reserve and Plan Your Idyllic ‘Backyard Harvest Dinner With Friends’ Now

Tickets for Fresh Roots' virtual harvest dinner event, happening on August 19th, are now available to purchase.

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 Master Chef Cafe, One of East Van’s Last Greasy Spoons

A cash-only spot to the end, the friendly Master Chef Cafe was in operation on East Hastings from 1953 until 2014.

You Need to Try a GTO Burger, Vancouver’s Best of the ‘Smashburger’ Style

A double cheeseburger is certainly big deal, but this one is prepared in a different way than most Vancouverites are used to...

On Believing in Chef Nicolas Cage and Hospitality Workers Living Decently

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds salmon in trouble and patrons who should just stay home.

7 Places

Jenice Yu Does ‘The Dishes’

The co-founder of local seafood company F.I.S.H walks us through an ideal day of drinking and dining in Vancouver.

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 the Trouble With Bloodsucking Vampires and Strangers Asking for Help

In his latest read of the local news headlines, Sean Orr learns of burning jet fuel fatalities being a part of life.

Brave Birder on an E-Scooter Chases Down Dastardly Bike Thief

This bike thief had no idea what he was up against when he crossed paths with a guy looking for young family of crows.

The View From Your Window #259

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

15 Places

Tripping Further Afield on Bowen Island With Allison Audrey Weldon

On this trip we head to Bowen Island for a day of eating, drinking and enjoying the outdoors, with the founder of Sangre de Fruta Botanical as our trusted guide...

On Boys Holding Sharks and the Crushing Banality of Our Dystopian Hellworld

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds the moon about to wobble and food trucks making sense.

We Want This Hugely Unnecessary ‘Mon Oncle’ Briefcase BBQ

A gimmick, to be sure, but the size and form factor are ideal for our summertime purposes.

FROM THE COLLECTION // An Artistic Homage to Our Chinese and Indigenous Histories

Local artist Lam Wong talks about the historical inspirations behind his original multimedia art installation...