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The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver

33 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 Temporary Patios, Mapped

88 Places

This map points to restaurants, cafes and breweries that have so far been approved for the Temporary Expedited Patio Program.

Drinker

The Craft Beer Atlas of Vancouver

95 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

8 Places

Scout List Vol. 569

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from Aug. 6 to Aug. 12, 2020.

Five Years Ago This Week, When Vancouverites Crushed Thousands of Dumplings Outside

For this edition of Throwback Thursday we return to the south shore of False Creek in search of the Golden Dumpling...

All the Things Being Listened to by The Mackenzie Room’s Antonio Cayonne

The hospitality lifer picks three important records, singles out some vital podcasts and shares several essential books on tape.

On Vancouver Being Handcuffed and a New Breed of Unscrupulous Predator

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of the BC that might have been and sheds a tear for plants.

Award-Winning Italian Restaurant Permanently Closes After 12 Years on Main Street

We can't blame greedy landlords or property developers for this one. Campagnolo was closed by Covid-19, plain and simple.

Stock Up On Provisions From These Local Food Stores and Wineries

We get the appeal and convenience of the major grocery chains, but it's vital to support the little guys as much as we can right now.

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.

Highly Anticipated ‘Do Chay’ Eatery to Launch in Yaletown Over Long Weekend

From the new black tile on the bar to the hanging birdcages, the 50-seat Vietnamese restaurant is looking clean and sharp.

‘Straight & Marrow’ Resumes Construction in the Old ‘Bistro Wagon Rouge’ Location

I did another walk-through of the space a couple of days ago and found them less than a month away from launch.

Five Years Ago This Week, When Vancouverites Crushed Thousands of Dumplings Outside

For this edition of Throwback Thursday we return to the south shore of False Creek in search of the Golden Dumpling...

Restaurant Graveyard

Award-Winning Italian Restaurant Permanently Closes After 12 Years on Main Street

We can't blame greedy landlords or property developers for this one. Campagnolo was closed by Covid-19, plain and simple.

Drinker

Beer Brief, Vol. 40

5 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news for your at-home and socially-distanced pleasure, compiled by Thalia Stopa.

On Digging All the New Spots and Restaurants Hoping There Won’t Be Another Lockdown

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds talk of tipping and restaurants opening and closing.

One of BC’s Top Restaurants Set to Close Due to Massive Rent Increase

The award-winning PearTree - a fixture for 23 years - was a driving force in the development of British Columbia's culinary identity.

Join the Fresh Roots Schoolyard Harvest At-Home Edition Dinner, August 13th

Find out what to expect from this year's event and read a short Q&A with collaborating Chefs TJ Conwi and Natasha Sawyer.

Vancouver Suddenly Has Hundreds of New Patios, So What Happens When It Rains?

We might be in the midst of a sun-soaked heat wave, but one day our full patios are going to be introduced to the real 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.

All the Things Being Listened to by The Mackenzie Room’s Antonio Cayonne

The hospitality lifer picks three important records, singles out some vital podcasts and shares several essential books on tape.

On Vancouver Being Handcuffed and a New Breed of Unscrupulous Predator

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns of the BC that might have been and sheds a tear for plants.

The View From Your Window #236

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

Even Gotham Villain ‘Bane’ Wants You to Do Your Part and Wear a Mask

The seriousness of the pandemic doesn't mean we can't have the occasional giggle about our societal responses to it.

On Mayors Sucking In a Crisis and Moving the Third Beach Drum Circle to Lions Bay

In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr learns about barnacles and thinks about moving to Barbados.

We Want This Camper Trailer Made Out of a 1967 VC10 Jet Engine Housing

What is easily towed to campsites, sleeps four people, has a working kitchen and once upon a time had a top speed of 933km/h?

Why Widespread Diagnostic Testing Has Not Stopped the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus

This short explainer video looks into the problems that have arisen as health authorities have gone about determining who is and who isn't sick.

Naramata Inn on Hunt for Enthusiastic Bartender

Fiore Famiglia on Hunt for Executive Chef

Say Mercy on Hunt for Server

Savio Volpe Hiring Assistant Managers

Support Staffer Sought at Say Mercy

Kitsilano’s AnnaLena Seeks Experienced Server

Kitsilano’s Bishop’s Restaurant Seeks First Cook

Fergie’s Cafe on Hunt for Chef