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Outdoor Salad Dressing Exchange Spotted in East Van

With more people staying at home and internet usage breaking records, things that are outside and analog feel both charmingly awkward and rare. Such is the case with this salad dressing recipe exchange, which Scout contributor Fernando Medrano recently spotted on Lakewood Drive in East Van. Sure you can post a recipe to your social media channels or download another from any number of websites, but neighbours clothes-pinning their own tried-and-true recipes to a rain-sheltered piece of string can give us a better taste of the communities in which we live.

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Scenes from Last Night’s Dine Out World Chef Exchange at The Acorn

The event saw a special collaboration between The Acorn and Wilsons from Bristol, UK. Although I wasn’t among the lucky ones to score a spot at either of the sold out seatings, I was invited to slip by pre-service for a glimpse of what was to come.

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...

Why Did Vancouver Make Front Yard Businesses Illegal?

In the latest video from the Vancouver-curious YouTube channel 'About Here', we learn of a terrible NIMBY move of yore.

This Mt. Pleasant Restaurant Features ‘Sadio’, the ‘World’s Saddest Patio’

Most nearby restaurants were allowed temporary patio permits. Wallflower was denied theirs, but it hasn't broken their spirit.