A Conversation With Chef Annabelle Choi

We caught up with the sourdough celeb during a rare quiet and contemplative time, at the crux of yet another exciting career twist...

Chambar’s Tia Kambas Details the Uniquely Collaborative ‘Yes Shef!’ Long Table Dinner

The restaurant's Director of Operations clues us into the motivation behind the one-of-a-kind dinner, and details her own dish.

The Story Behind ‘The Bakery Brewing’ — Now Open in Port Moody

Manager Nick Andersen and brewer Sho Ogawa fill us in on what's brewing at Port Moody's new brewery on the block...

Vancouver Queer Film Festival Invites You to ‘See for Yourself’, August 15-25

We turn to Anoushka Ratnarajah for extra inspiration and some advice in navigating this year's packed festival program.

The Award-Winning Vancouver Bartender Who Once Dreamed of Being an Astronaut

In this New Breed interview, Jamie Mah asks a rapid fire series of questions to Botanist bar manager Jeff Savage.

33 Acres’ Interview With Sean Partlow of the ‘Back In Five’ Pop-Up

The latest community journal piece / film from 33 Acres focuses on Sean Partlow, who runs the Back In Five pop-up restaurant in Victoria

The Dishes

Doing ‘The Dishes’ With Shahnee Zaver

26 Places

The General Manager of Caffe La Tana takes us on a whirlwind tour of her favourite places to eat and drink around Vancouver.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Squamish With Naomi Horii

13 Places

The Restaurant Manager of the beloved, soon-to-reopen Fergie's Cafe leads the way for day of eating, drinking and exploring.

The Dishes

Steve Ewing Does ‘The Dishes’

7 Places

We asked the creator of one of our favourite breakfast joints to map out some of his favourite eating and drinking spots around town.

The GM of Pepino’s Spaghetti House Dishes on Hospitality, Broken Bones and More

Scout recently met with the industry veteran to pick his brain about his life in restaurants and how he got to where he is now.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Tofino with The Pointe’s Chef, Carmen Ingham

13 Places

For this Tofinitan edition of FAT, we asked Carmen to give us the scoop on where he likes to eat, drink and hang out around town…

Kate Freeman on Catching Narcissus Fever and the Importance of Quiet Moments on Rooftops

The woman behind Weekend Flowers will be sharing more of her story at PechaKucha's upcoming plant edition event, June 27th.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Penticton with Virginia Bray

17 Places

More than a go-to for fashion and homewares, the ad hoc boutique owner is also an awesome resource for Penticton's best spots...

Sipping Cups of Adventure With Professional Tea-Hunter Pedro Villalon

The O5 co-founder will be expounding on his favourite plant as one of the PechaKucha Vol.49 panel members on June 27th.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Tofino with Top Chef Canada Winner Paul Moran

10 Places

For this edition of FAT, we're island bound on a guided tour courtesy of the head chef at Tofino Resort + Marina's 1909 Kitchen.

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...

The GM at One of Canada’s Best Restaurants Dishes on Ambition, Mentors and More

Scout recently met with the dancer at heart to pick her brain on the trajectory of her career and all things hospitality.

Understanding the Dynamic Partnership That Drives Two Prolific Restaurateurs

Josh Pape and James Iranzad of Bells and Whistles, Lucky Taco, Wildebeest and Bufala sit for an lengthy interview with Jamie Mah.

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes with Michael Hiram and Scott Mitchell

8 Places

We asked the guys who run the wine program at Kitsilano's Annalena to map out his affections for British Columbian wine.

Celebrating the Delights of Weirdness With Kiira Saari, Founder of ‘Guts Club’

As she prepped her spring collection, we chatted with the one-woman brand who promotes body positivity, "one weird outfit at a time."

The Dishes

Camilo Romero Does ‘The Dishes’

14 Places

We asked the bartender at Mt. Pleasant's Como Taperia to take us on a tour to some of his favourite spots across Vancouver.

Picking Up Historical Threads and Weaving Community with Amanda Wood

You can get a first-hand look at the creations of this artist, educator and humanitarian at this year's Crafted Vancouver festival.

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With Stephen Whiteside of Dachi

8 Places

We put our Picking Grapes questions to Stephen Whiteside, sommelier and co-owner of East Vancouver's Dachi.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield With Keenan Thrussell

12 Places

Today for our Further Afield Trip series, we talk to Keenan Thrussell, winemaker and vineyard manager at Sage Hills Winery.

Finding Creative Catharsis with Local Artist Nicole Jang of ‘See You Soon Studio’

See You Soon Studio will be making its big debut at the upcoming Got Craft? market (May 4th and 5th at the Maritime Labour Centre).

On Minding the Bar and Finding Your Spirits Animal with Kristi-Leigh Akister

In this short Q&A, the local bartender and industry activist gets us up to speed on her wild, whirlwind year.

Windfall’s Nathaly Nairn on Crafting the BC Cider Renaissance, One Pairing at a Time

Her "unapologetically urban cidery" is one of over 30 participating in the now sold out 3rd annual BC Cider Festival.

These Are the Records That Define the Musical Tastes of One of Vancouver’s Top Chefs

The Mackenzie Room's kitchen maestro is concise yet poetic when describing the vastly different records that impacted his life.