Welcome to ‘The Tip Out’, Scout’s bulleted, easy-to-consume compendium of member news and fresh headlines from the local food and drink scene.
First things first: are you looking for work? Check out Scout’s Opportunity Knocks section. These are rough and weird times, but there are some interesting jobs out there right now, with more (hopefully) incoming!
Due to the cancellation of their usual fundraising events, ‘Les Dames d’Escoffier’ has changed their philanthropic tact with a new COVID-19 Relief Fund for local non-profits, charitable organizations and other food-related social enterprises.
We’re already thinking ahead to the spring and summer time, and all of the delicious locally-grown bounty we want to feast on via these CSA subscription options.
Second to an actual trip through the regions of France, St. Lawrence’s new monthly dinner series is a sojourn for your tastebuds, beginning with the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes cuisine of Lyon.
Tableau Bar Bistro reopens in Coal Harbour with revamped menus and a new look.
Tomorrow (Friday, February 19th) at noon, Kurtis Kolt will be chatting on Instagram Live with fellow wine writer Lauren Mowery about the trials and tribulations of being independent, self-employed wine pros during a pandemic.
Mount Pleasant neighbourhood restaurant, Martini’s, quietly celebrated their 50th anniversary last November. Celebrate their entry into a new decade with a signature whole wheat pizza to-go, via their new online ordering system.
Speaking of food trucks, we’ve been dying to try In Vacanza Pastificio (North Van). This week might be the week we make it over the bridge (blue cheese and pear ravioli is on the menu).
This Hakka Tea Bar from Kasama Chocolate is a great reason to pay a visit to their newly opened Granville Island workshop.
Heritage Asian Eatery is kicking off the Year of the Ox with new menu items and a delicious act of charity.
At a loss for what to do about dinner tonight? We’ve got a few suggestions! Take This Out.
Japanese curry can come in many guises and as both a side and main event, and we love the stuff every which way. Check out Our Favourite Japanese Curries here.
Get excited for the first edition of AnnaLena’s ‘Super Value Menu’, only available until February 28th.
Want some pepperoni pizza with your fried chicken? DL Chicken Shack has just added some new boundary-breaking flavours to their menu.
Looking for a pick-me-up? This brownie situation should do the trick!
Tune into Track and Food to listen to Jamie Mah and Mickey McLeod chat with Grace Kennedy, owner of Vancouver’s newest zero waste grocery delivery company Livlite.
Laughing Stock Vineyards has just released a new vintage of their flagship Portfolio wine.
Also in Okanagan news: Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards’ upcoming new collaborative restaurant project, 19 Bistro @ Fitz, is currently open for spring reservations.
Further afield, on the Sunshine Coast, Coho Commissary is currently looking for local culinary businesses for their fourth commissary location in Gibsons, expected to open, along with a new restaurant concept, later this summer.
- – top photo via St. Lawrence Restaurant –