New Team Set to Breathe New Life into Okanagan’s Iconic Naramata Inn

Kate Colley, Paul Hollands, Maria Wiesnermake and chef Ned Bell make up the new Naramata Hospitality Limited Partnership.

The View From Your Window #220

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

Meet Allan Cukier, Head Brewer of Vancouver Island’s Imminent Ucluelet Brewing Co.

Opening day for the highly anticipated brewery is set for Friday, February 14th with a special evening launch from 5-10pm.

Heading South? Frieze Art Fair Goes Down in Los Angeles This Weekend

Frieze will once again be held at Paramount Picture Studios with over 70 galleries participating from the U.S. and around the world.

You Need to Try This Rum ‘Old Fashioned’ With Cardamom and Five Spice

It's billed as an Old Fashioned, though it's anchored by rum instead of whisky and made unforgettable with some 5-spice syrup.

Getting to Know Shawn Dalton, the Talent Behind BC’s Own Marrow Vermouth

We recently had the opportunity to speak with the fellow behind Penticton's creative Marrow Vermouth brand.

Understanding the Ancient Japanese Art of Creating Marbled Patterns on Paper

In this short video, Linh My Truong shows how the craft is done using a variety of tools that include a cat's whisker.

Vancouver Island Town Excited for First Brewery

Located in the heart of Ucluelet, the brewery is housed in a former church and perched on a hill overlooking the harbour.

Restaurant Porn

The West Coast Needs More Restaurants That Focus on Mantou Buns…

In the latest edition of Restaurant Porn, we look across the pond to London's 'Bao' and wish there were more like it on the West Coast.

A Sneak Peek Inside the Victoria Location of ‘Virtuous Pie’ — Opening December 14th

The new, 2,300 sqft Victoria location of Virtuous Pie is on the verge of opening inside the Finlayson Building at 530 Pandora Avenue.

23 Super Sure Things to Get the Local Wine Lover on Your Christmas List…

Skip the long haul trip to wine country; it's pretty sleepy this time of year and most of the Wine Club wines are exclusive to members anyways.

‘Osaka Power’ Lights Up Japan’s Second-Largest City

This wonderful, fast-moving short film from Christoph Gelep brilliantly captures two sides of the bustling Japanese city of Osaka.

The View From Your Window #208

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

The Islandist

The Islandist, Vol. 4

21 Places

A compendium of food and culture news from the Islandist, Scout's sister publication covering Vancouver Island.

Outdoor Family Meal With Executive Chef Dan Mallahan of Seattle’s ‘Rider’

We recently joined Dan and his family for a crabbing adventure and feast on the beach at Birch Bay in Washington.

Chef Jesse McCleery on Forgetting All the Chaos and Cooking Wild

The chef and co-owner of the award-winning Pilgrimme reflects on meals of memory and what it's like to cook on Galiano Island.

Field Trip

What to Eat, See, Do in Seattle Right Now

19 Places

We researched the delicious daylights out of Seattle to give you this mapped-out autumn guide to the Emerald City.

The Islandist

The Islandist, Vol. 3

19 Places

A compendium of food and culture news from the Islandist, Scout's sister publication covering Vancouver Island.

BC Chefs Start Countdown to Cooks Camp, 2020

"We need to change how the hospitality industry operates. The ones to change it are the ones dedicated and in love with it. "

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in and Around Victoria With Local Artist Andrea Soos

11 Places

The local painter personally guides us on a day spent hitting up her favourite spots around Victoria and its beautiful surrounds.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Portland With the Hungry Mak N Ming Crew

7 Places

For this FAT we asked Makoto Ono and Amanda Cheng to map out their favourite places to eat and drink in PDX.

The Nickname for an Albertan Beer Long Embraced by Many Vancouverites

“Ok, so I was on my way to get a case of Pil and a pack of smokes and this fucking deer came out of nowhere, right...”

The Islandist

The Islandist, Vol. 2

16 Places

A compendium of food and culture news from The Islandist, Scout's upcoming sister publication covering Vancouver Island.

Okanagan Stargazing and Winemaking With Ursa Major’s Founder, Rajen Toor

Learn more about the forward-thinking winemaker and his unconventional approach to making wine on the Black Sage Bench.

Field Trip

Road Tripping the Okanagan in September

31 Places

If you’re heading up to the Okanagan for an adventure in September, here are some fresh things that should be on your radar...

In BC, This Word Stirs Both Nationalist Enthusiasms and Yearnings For Alpine Tranquility

"To avoid all the crowds during the Olympics I went across the border and camped in the Olympics..."

Field Trip

Eating Up the Arts of Seattle

24 Places

Kristin Lim hits the Emerald City for the Seattle Art Fair and maps out plenty of good PNW food, drink and culture.

Stunning Footage of Drone Pilot Surfing Waterfalls Up and Down BC Mountainside

The "video dropping out and the sheer exhilaration of the flight had my hands shaking and my heart pounding by the time I landed."