Drinker

Vancouver’s Take-Out Beer Options, Mapped

43 Places

Here's a guide for those on the hunt for delicious - and honestly much-needed - beer to help wash down their self-isolation.

You Need To Try This

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver

23 Places

This ever-evolving list is the anchor of a series that seeks to map out Vancouver's best and most legendary comfort foods.

Diner

Vancouver’s Take-Out Options, Mapped

87 Places

Here's a map and an A-Z on where Vancouverites can order take-out, delivery and get nourishing provisions right now.

The Latest

Grocery Store Clerk Gives Advice on How to Shop During a Global Pandemic

YouTuber and grocery store worker Rebecca Loops talks about how people should be behaving in grocery stores.

TRACK & FOOD PODCAST // Local Restaurateur James Iranzad Talks About the COVID-19 Crisis

In this edition, we talk with James on the government response, community engagement, what we should do next and much much more.

On the Unlikely Origins of Ketchup and Mustard

In this short explainer video, Mental Floss drills down on the history of both condiments and reveals their different origin stories.

Scout List Vol. 562

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do AT HOME from Mar. 26 to Apr. 1.

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Pepino’s Signature ‘Spaghetti & Meatballs’

There are two big meatballs per order, and these are made with a combination of beef, pork and three cheeses (pecorino, grana, ricotta).

How To Cook Vancouver

We Tried to Recreate Pepino’s Sublimely Delicious ‘Chicken Piccata’ at Home…

The latest in this cooking series focuses on a classic Italian-American staple that is done to perfection on Commercial Drive.

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...

Massive ‘Coho Commissary’ Imminent in East Van, Complete With New Cafe

The 10,000 sqft commissary space and cafe have final inspections this Friday and a soft opening slated for Monday, March 2nd.

A Sneak Peek Inside Cioppino’s Expansion

The 'Enoteca' private function rooms adjacent to Cioppino's are being renovated so as to be fully absorbed by the latter.

Grocery Store Clerk Gives Advice on How to Shop During a Global Pandemic

YouTuber and grocery store worker Rebecca Loops talks about how people should be behaving in grocery stores.

TRACK & FOOD PODCAST // Local Restaurateur James Iranzad Talks About the COVID-19 Crisis

In this edition, we talk with James on the government response, community engagement, what we should do next and much much more.

On the Unlikely Origins of Ketchup and Mustard

In this short explainer video, Mental Floss drills down on the history of both condiments and reveals their different origin stories.

The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Pepino’s Signature ‘Spaghetti & Meatballs’

There are two big meatballs per order, and these are made with a combination of beef, pork and three cheeses (pecorino, grana, ricotta).

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...

Everything You Need to Know About the Vancouver Food and Beverage Community Relief Fund

Here's a copy of the local effort's launch release with relevant links and details on how funds will be distributed:

On Being Kind to Grocery Clerks and Operating Restaurants in a Dangerous Time

In her latest read of the food and drink news, Talia looks at the wide-ranging impacts of Covid-19 on the hospitality trade.

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 Feeling Bad for Instagram Influencers and Relying on the Kindness of Landlords

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns how to survive a plague and listens to Roberto Luongo.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If…Helicopters Kept Crowds Off Beaches During Pandemics

Police in Italy and Brazil are employing helicopters to clear beaches that have been closed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The View From Your Window #225

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

Why Are Self-Isolating Vancouverites Going Out on Their Balconies and Cheering Every Evening?

"I'd love to participate in the 7pm Cheer but I live in a rural basement suite in Surrey and my landlord would think I was insane..."

Video Demonstration Visualizes How Regular Soap Completely Obliterates Coronavirus

As this explainer video from Vox details, it has to do with erasing the layer of fat that surrounds and protects the structure of the virus.

Honour Bound

Just Stay the Fuck Away From Each Other

If we operate under the assumption that every person around us is infected, we'll get through this with fewer unnecessary deaths.

How Germs Spread on Surfaces // For Those Who Aren’t Taking This Seriously Yet

This short demonstration/experiment by Mark Rober uses UV-reactive powder to show us why we should all be isolating right now.

Anh and Chi on Hunt for Bar Manager

Say Mercy on Hunt for Chef de Partie

Restaurant Chef Sought at the Mackenzie Room

Mount Pleasant’s Como Taperia Seeks Full-Time Server

Cafe Medina Seeking Event Coordinator

South Granville’s Stable House Seeks Sous Chef

East Van Roasters on Hunt for Head Baker

Gastown’s PiDGiN Seeks Host and Expo

Main Street’s New ‘Old Bird’ on Hunt for Line Cooks