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Wolf in the Fog Team Set to Open Ombré in Tofino, Summer 2024

Named after the stunning sunsets that grace the area, Ombré aims to be a refreshing addition to Tofino's dining scene, offering a selection of small plates, wines, and cocktails.

A Look Inside ‘Casa Molina’, Now (Softly) Serving Up Spanish Food in Mount Pleasant

Casa Molina (2211 Manitoba St.) has successfully managed to mix the laid-back, at-home feeling with great service and a strong food and drink program.

Win a Trip to Guadalajara at The Tequila and Agave Festival Cocktail Competition, May 20th

Backed by Nodo Tequila Blanco, this competition challenges bartenders to create a cocktail encapsulating their interpretation of the spirit of Guadalajara - and the prize is super rad!

Hit Container Brewing for One-Night-Only Table Service with PiDGiN

Everyone can use a dose of affordable, approachable fun right about now... Enter Chef Wes Young and the PiDGiN kitchen crew, who are carting their mobile commissary kitchen over to Container Brewing for a good-time party-time on March 26th...

An Updated List of Where to Grab a Weekday Breakfast Around Vancouver

We've compiled a (non-exhaustive) list of our go-to breakfast joints to share with you, where you can get something beyond coffee and a muffin.

Eight Lunar New Year Events for Health, Prosperity and Fun

From our calendar to yours comes this carefully considered agenda of cool things we are doing, wishing we could do, or conspiring to do in Vancouver for Lunar New Year 2024.

Transition Into 2024 with Some Quality Downtime

From our calendar to yours comes this carefully considered agenda of cool things we are doing, wishing we could do, or conspiring to do in Vancouver, from now until January 8th, 2024.

Yes Shef: An Evening In Images

A lineup of BC's most talented women working in the hospitality sector come together in in the Star Sapphire Ballroom at the Fairmont Pacific Rim for an exceptional cause at the WORTH (Women of Recreation, Tourism & Hospitality) Association's Yes Shef event...

Andrea Gail Opens at 1867 Powell Street in East Van

Andrea Gail, or 'The Gail,' is a new laid-back, 'come-for-a-shot-of-infused vodka, a can of beer, and some tasty snacks' kind of place that requires no forethought and no fancy outfits. Just roll up and grab a seat.

2023 Line-Up of Michelin Recognized Restaurants in Vancouver, Mapped

All 2022 one-star designated restaurants retained their stars in 2023. None earned an additional star, and one restaurant was added to the one-star fold. Michelin also added five restaurants to their Bib Gourmand list, and several new names made the Recommended list...

Hit Modus for Killer Coffee and a Special Pastry Pop Up This Weekend

Gather your tote bags... the talented baker once responsible for the baking program at the dearly missed Ubuntu Canteen returns for a pop-up event at Modus Coffee this weekend.

Michelin Adds Ten Vancouver Restaurants to Its Recommended List

Since the initial announcement of Vancouver's noteworthy restaurants by Michelin in October 2022, Michelin's evaluators have continued to explore more dining spots to feature in their guide. Today, they reveal a new list of recommended eateries.

Introducing Nice Cake Co.: The One-Woman Operation Making a Difference With Cake and a Kind Message

Scout is joining forces with Nice Cake Co. to bring the hospitality industry a little fun — and love.

Scout List, Vol. 601

From our calendar to yours comes this carefully considered agenda of cool things we are doing, wishing we could do, or conspiring to do in Vancouver, right now.

Scout List, Vol. 600

From our calendar to yours comes this carefully considered agenda of cool things we are doing, wishing we could do, or conspiring to do in Vancouver, from March 30th to April 5th, 2023.

Grab Tickets To “Welcoming Spring” Long Table Dinner

The clocks are just about to 'spring forward' and the Vernal Equinox is quickly approaching (March 21st). It's finally time to put winter behind us and fully embrace spring! What better way than with a community feast?

Scout List, Vol. 597

From our calendar to yours comes this carefully considered agenda of cool things we are doing, wishing we could do, or conspiring to do in Vancouver this week.

Scout List Vol. 593

An agenda of some of the cooler happenings in and around Vancouver that we think you should know about right now.

The Scout List Vol. 592

An agenda of some of the cooler happenings in and around Vancouver that we think you should know about right now.

Chancho Tortilleria Set to Move to Commercial Drive in 2023

Commercial Drive will soon be getting a taste of Chancho Tortilleria, the popular Mexican restaurant that has been making some of Vancouver's best tacos out of Yaletown since 2017...

The Best Holiday Markets, Fairs and Pop-Ups To Check Out This Weekend

Find Art in the Streets, Alleyways, Studios and Galleries of East Van This Weekend

Get ready for the 26th annual East Side Culture Crawl - easily one of the greatest things about November in Vancouver.

Make Space On Your Calendar

A gathering of some of the cooler happenings in and around Vancouver that we think you should know about.

SCOUT LIST, Vol. 591

An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from July 14 to 31, 2022.

Heads-Up: ‘Clay In Colour’ Group Exhibition Opens at Picnics Studio July 15 – 17

Ceramics artist Mimoko has handed over a collection of ceramic vases to six Vancouver artists who have been asked to add their own aesthetic imprint (in colour) to the vessels.

Power of Two: Matthew Vasilev and Katie Selbee of Twin Island Cider

Meet Matthew Vasilev and Katie Selbee of Twin Island Cider. Vasilev and Selbee live on Pender Island, where they make low-intervention apple and perry (pear) cider fermented using native yeasts.

A Look Inside Mount Pleasant Vintage, Opening Summer 2022

The upcoming "neighbourhood bar and grill dressed up as a vintage store" is currently under construction at 67 West 6th Avenue. Owner Cameron Bogue met us on-site in late June to walk us through the space and explain his plans...

Our First Look Inside Kafka’s In The Park

The new Kafka’s cafe location opens in the Smithe-Richards Urban Park this weekend (Saturday, June 4, 8am-6pm).