At a Glance

  • THE SCOUT 25 An up-to-date list of Vancouver’s best restaurants, selected by industry pros and ranked by readers.
  • Opening Soon An archive of Vancouver’s most important restaurants under construction
  • You Need To Try This A running account of all the Vancouver dishes and drinks you need to try…
  • Never Heard Of It The hole-in-the-wall restaurants of Vancouver that don’t get the attention they deserve
  • The New Breed Short interviews with the new generation of Vancouver’s restaurant scene.
  • Name That Restaurant How well do you know Vancouver’s restaurant scene? Your guesses please…
  • Stacked A new column deconstructing Vancouver’s most delicious hand-helds
  • Drinker Stories detailing the best of British Columbia’s craft beers, ciders, spirits and wines.
  • The Dishes We ask Vancouverites to map out their ideal day and night of eating and drinking on the town.
  • How To Cook Vancouver In this column we learn how to make Vancouver’s best restaurant dishes in our own homes.
  • Intelligence Briefs A weekly compendium of food and drink-related news stories.
  • Bartifacts Tracing the origins of the many odd artifacts often found hidden among the bottles on local bar shelves.
  • Restaurant Porn A daydream archive pairing gorgeous foreign restaurants with Vancouver addresses
  • Best Seat in the House Not all restaurant tables are created equal. Here we illustrate as much, one seat at a time.
  • Community News News, updates, events and more from members of the Scout Community
  • Opportunity Knocks Are you looking for work? Check out the very latest job listings…

Modern Dim Sum Spot ‘Blossom’ Opening Soon

The upcoming "East meets West high volume social hub" is imminent in the old Second Floor Eatery address off Robson St.

You Need To Try This

Vancouver’s Best Tacos, Mapped

22 Places

We love tacos so much that we ate several dozen of them in a concerted effort to map out Vancouver's very best.

Looking Back to the Beginnings of One of Vancouver Island’s Best Restaurants

These photos were taken five years ago this month, long before Wolf In The Fog was celebrated as the best new restaurant in Canada.

4 Places

Sweet Dreams and Solid Advice with Earnest Ice Cream’s Founding BFFs

We recently caught up with the cool duo to get first-hand the recipe for their long-lasting and successful business relationship...

Get Comfortable in This Decadently Designed, High End Supper Club

What is strikingly beautiful, ridiculously far away, fuelled by booze and boasting room for 225 supper clubbers? Alice & Fifth. 

Remembering a Prolific Restaurateur’s Counter-Service Experiment in Chinatown

Sean Heather launched this small coffee and sandwich shop (cheffed by Lee Humphries) at 75 East Pender St. in May, 2010.

Popular Neighbourhood Pizzeria to Open New Location

The crew from Gooseneck Hospitality are opening a second Bufala in North Vancouver's Edgemont Village this September.

Prototype Coffee Opening Soon in Strathcona

The new cafe and roastery is coming to us from Matt Johnson, who was previously the manager at Gastown's Revolver.

Beer-Focused ‘Magnet’ Now Open

The highly anticipated new restaurant and beer parlour from the folks behind Brassneck and the Alibi Room is finally here.

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.

Beta5 Updates Chocolate Collections with New Flavours

‘Les Dames Garage Sale’ Set for Sunday, May 26

The Courtney Room Announces New Culinary Leadership