On Thomas Jefferson’s Slave Chef and the Slow Reopening of the World’s Restaurants

In her latest read of the food/drink headlines, Talia finds an uncertain immediate future for hospitality both at home and abroad.

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...

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...

On Getting Ready to Reopen Restaurants and the Long, Hard Road Ahead

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds contrasting reopening schemes and predictions.

Could Japan’s ‘Flavour Concentration Booths’ Be a Thing When Restaurants Reopen?

The idea of restaurant 'ambience' is toast for now, so how do operators turn atmospheric negatives into appealing positives?

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...

On Farmers Destroying Food and Seeking Ways to Safely Reopen the Restaurant Industry

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia finds new patio options and farmers destroying food.

This Much-Missed Vancouver Beer Parlour Deserves a Better First Birthday

It's been a year since the launch of The Magnet at 309 West Pender. It might as well have well been an eternity.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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On the End of Foodora and the Race to Reopen a Broken Restaurant Industry

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of impending shortages and finds some silver linings in the darkness.

On Cautious Optimism and Chain Restaurants Hogging the Government Cheese

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia wonders at government help and what's permanent in the new normal.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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Five Years Ago Today, Inside What Would Become a Popular Gastown Hangout

55 Powell St. was an address folks in the neighbourhood knew previously as Mark Brand and Alex Usow's casual Sea Monstr Sushi.

On Deleting Food Delivery Apps and Feeling for Restaurants Under Construction

In her latest read of the food and drink news, Talia finds out why flour is scarce and how to ensure her take-out is safe.

10 Years Ago Today, Inside the Construction Site of One of Vancouver’s Best Restaurants

I remember walking through the old address brought up strong memories of the previous tenant, the original Irish Heather gastropub.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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On Selling Off the Baller Bottles and the Many Kindnesses of Struggling Restaurants

In her latest read of the food and beverage headlines, Talia finds emotional signs and the value of collective empathy.

THROWBACK THURSDAY // Pink Wall Ice Cream Hangs at La Casa Gelato

These two girls were living in a completely different world three Springs ago, and I bet they're missing it right about now.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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With a Little Help From Our Friends…

Many of the companies we do business with have been shattered by the Covid-19 pandemic. Scout is doing its best keep up.

Vancouver Food Legend Nathan Fong Has Died

Nathan will be remembered as a wonderfully kind and compassionate human being, and BC is forever the lesser without him.

On Nailing Tim Horton’s to the Wall and the Restaurant Industry’s Many Pre-Existing Conditions

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia takes note of how the industry is responding to an unprecedented crisis.

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.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Restaurant?

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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.

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Vancouver’s Take-Out Food Options, Mapped

145 Places

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

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THROWBACK THURSDAY // 10 Photos From the Way Vancouver Was and Will Be Again

Imagery from the Scout archives from back when we were all able to gather with friends and dine together without stress or worry.

On Restaurants Versus COVID-19 and How We Can Help Them Weather the Storm

In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia stares into the abyss of COVID-19 and how it's effecting the hospitality trade.