Fraserhood Hangout Christens Wrap-Around Patio with Launch Party May 20,
Adds Award-winning ‘Curry Fries’, New Signature Cocktails and Craft Beers to Menu


Here comes the sun — and with it, a new lineup of classic, Americana-roadside-inspired fare and signature drinks at Bells and Whistles, as well as a ‘Dip Into Summer’ Party over the Victoria Day long weekend to christen the new heated and licensed wrap-around patio.

On Sunday, May 20 from 2 to 7 p.m., the Bells and Whistles team invites friends, neighbours and beer lovers alike to join them in kicking off their first official summer season. The Fraserhood hotspot will be serving up drink features such as large-format ‘fishbowls’ of Pink Sangria (rosé, brandy, fresh citrus and berries) while special guest DJs The Super Amigos provide live entertainment.

Among the fresh spring additions to the food menu are Curry Fries, which are smothered in a heaping helping of the same Lamb Belly Rogan Josh recipe that earned Executive Chef Alessandro Vianello the win at the fifth annual Chef’s Table Society Curry Cup in March, Chowder Fries, The El Supremo Salad, and two new seasonal ice cream sundaes featuring Blueberry Soft Serve from Foothills Creamery.

Bells and Whistles will also bolster its lineup of ‘always-delicious, always-double’ libations by introducing the frozen, citrus-forward Thug Passion Slushy (Absolut vodka, maraschino liqueur, passionfruit, grapefruit, lime) that can also be added as an ‘iceberg’ to one of many rotating craft beers on tap for a refreshing, radler-style beverage, as well as Raspberry Lemonade that can be enjoyed in zero-proof form or spiked with Beefeater gin, Olmeca tequila, Southern Comfort or Bulleit rye.

On the suds side, the restaurant will give guests a new reason to hoist a pint with pals courtesy of unique local and import additions to its trademark ‘big board’ of 19 rotating taps including: Parkside Dim Wit Witbier; Occidental Hefeweizen; Strange Fellows Popinjay Sour; Four Winds Nectarous Sour; Luppolo Black Lime Gose; and Sierra Nevada Otra Vez Lime & Agave Gose-style Ale.

For more information on Bells and Whistles or to stay up to date on its latest developments, visit www.bellsandwhistlesyvr.ca, become a fan of /bellsandwhistlesyvr on Facebook or follow @bellsandwhistlesyvr on Instagram.

ABOUT BELLS AND WHISTLES | Located in the heart of Vancouver’s burgeoning Fraserhood/Cedar Cottage district, Bells and Whistles is a casual dining and beer hall concept that offers up 3,000-sq.-ft. of space with seating for 150, an interactive games room, wrap-around patio and big screens showing the best local and international big-league sports action in the city. The latest project from the team behind Gooseneck Hospitality, which has also opened such award-winning Vancouver restaurants as Wildebeest, Bufala and Lucky Taco, Bells and Whistles brings together the best of the local brewery scene as well as import beers, craft ciders, cocktails and wine exclusively on tap and a menu of homespun, locally and ethically sourced dishes such as gourmet burgers and sandwiches, salads and ballpark-friendly fare like chili, nachos and garlic fries as well as a selection of real-milk soft-serve sundaes and floats.

3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC  V5V 4B9 | 604-620-7990 | Daily 11:30 a.m. to midnightwww.bellsandwhistlesyvr.ca | @bellsandwhistlesyvr

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