First Look Inside Farina a Legna

The new restaurant from the crew behind Pourhouse, Ask For Luigi, Di Beppe and Pizzeria Farina opens tonight.xz

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…
Drinker

Beer Brief, Vol. 28

12 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

New Zealand Wine Documentary “A Seat at the Table” Set to Screen During VIFF

The new flick by David Nash and Simon Mark-Brown looks inspiring and relatable to anyone working in BC's wine trade.

Chef Angus An’s ‘Freebird Chicken Shack Softly Opens Today in Chinatown

If you smell something new and amazing in Chinatown today it's probably this new spot tucked away inside Chinatown House.

You Need To Try This

Vancouver’s Best Steak Experiences, Ranked

13 Places

We put together a list of our favourite steak spots around the city and invite our readers to rank their deliciousness.

On Cemeteries With Liquor Licences and Keeping Up With a Ketchup Guardian

In her latest read of the food and drink news, Talia finds influential bars and the museum world's taste for ancient food.

Kerrisdale Restaurant Shutters After 14 Years of Deliciousness and Skulduggery

Senova started out as a critically-acclaimed Iberian eatery but after an ownership change would slowly devolve into irrelevancy.

Basement ‘Boogie Van’ Ready to Rock in Railtown

Take a look inside Chef Stu Irving's new 50 seat hideaway in Railtown and watch out for the levitating skeleton king...

Via Tevere Crew Opening Plant-Based Pizzeria on Main Street This Winter

The as-yet-unnamed restaurant will serve about a dozen plant-based, wood-fired pies after a three month renovation.

New Tacofino Taking Shape in Kitsilano

Here's a sneak peek inside the sixth location of Tacofino as it nears completion at 1909 West 4th Avenue.

Downlow Burgers Ready on Main Street

The highly anticipated burger concept (previously a Mondays-only pop-up at Downlow Chicken Shack) is finally good to go.

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.

15 Acclaimed Chefs to Unite for EAT! Harvest

EAT! Vancouver will bring together some of North America's most acclaimed culinary talents on Friday, November 8th

Strange Fellows Beer Set to Release New Jukefest Beer