The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: ‘The Doug’ Sando at 49th Parallel Coffee
Mmm...brioche bun, chive scrambled eggs, maple bacon and caramelized onions under a warm blanket of American cheese!
The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Braised Short Rib Fricassée at Chambar
This is a dish I regularly climb into like a onesie pair of pajamas. It's been on the menu at the Belgian-Moroccan restaurant since forever...
The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Soupy Dumplings at Robson’s Dinesty
I regularly go through steamer baskets full of these at this always bustling Chinese eatery in the heart of the West End's Ramenland.
The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Perfect Orbs of Meaty, Saucy Goodness at Savio Volpe
Made using the holy trinity of beef, pork and veal studded with pine nuts and currants, the impactful orbs are soaked in neckbone gravy.
The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Umami Bomb Bowls of Rainy Day Ramen
"The thin noodles still have some bite to them and the fukuoka-style tonkotsu base broth is an umami bomb that never stops going off."
The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: a Pizza to Kill the ‘Pineapple Argument’
The "Hawaiian" pie from Strathcona Beer Company is the first pizza to be included in Scout's Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver.
The Deliciously Comforting 18th Century Traveller’s Snack We Need Right Now
Developed in the early 18th century as a traveller's snack, the humble Scotch Egg is a deliciousness delivery system in a league of its own.
The Comfort Food Guide to Vancouver: Gastown’s Simple ‘Gambas al Ajillo’
The shrimp are flash-seared in spiced olive oil with garlic, sherry, plenty of paprika and a parsley/lemon finish. Uncomplicated by impactful!