Canadian Club 40 Year – Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestion

  This is the Canadian Whisky that deserves the title iconic. Who could forget the sight of dozens of Canadian Club whisky bottles smashing against the pier at the opening of each Boardwalk Empire episode, fortunately only the bottles were real, the contents were not. Or what was the drink of choice on Madmen? Canadian Club rye whisky of course. I have…

INDULGENT CELEBRATION AWAITS CULINARY AFICIONADOS AT SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE EDITION OF NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS ON DECEMBER 31

  Vancouver’s Most Exclusive Dining Experience Adds to Sold-Out String of Events with Intimate, 10-Course Dinner Featuring VIP Reception, Wine Pairings and Take-Home Gifts     Revelers can ring in the new year in world-class culinary style while taking part in Vancouver’s most exclusive dining experience when No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews hosts a special New Year’s Eve service on…

COQUILLE FINE SEAFOOD CASTS ITS NET IN THE HEART OF VANCOUVER’S HISTORIC GASTOWN DISTRICT THIS WINTER

  Chefs Behind Award-Winning Restaurant L’Abattoir to Launch Modern Spin on Classic Fish House with Expansive Dining Room and Patio, Full Bar and Menu of Fresh-Caught Seafood Dishes   Acclaimed Vancouver chefs Lee Cooper and Jack Chen will write the next chapter in their ongoing culinary collaboration this winter when they open the doors to Coquille…

AWARD-WINNING SOMMELIER LISA HALEY APPOINTED NEW RESTAURANT DIRECTOR AT GASTOWN HOTSPOT L’ABATTOIR

  Vancouver Magazine’s 2017 Sommelier of the Year Promoted to Key Front-of-House Position    L’Abattoir proprietor Paul Grunberg, along with co-owners Chef Lee Cooper and Nin Rai, is pleased to announce that Assistant General Manager and Wine Director Lisa Haley has been promoted to the role of Restaurant Director at the popular Gastown establishment. Singled…

Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship announced two Vancouver finalists 

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar’s Connor Sperling and Solomon Mason of La Bussola secure two top spots in regional heat   The Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship is proud to announce Connor Sperling of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar and Solomon Mason of Kelowna’s La Bussola as the finalists of 2017’s Vancouver Regional Heat, both of whom will move…

TICKETS TO AUGUST EDITION OF VANCOUVER’S MOST EXCLUSIVE DINING EXPERIENCE, NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS, TO BE RELEASED ON JUNE 1 AT 10 A.M.

  The acclaimed team behind Gastown hotspot L’Abattoir will release tickets to the August 18 edition of No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews — a world-class dining experience unlike any other in the city — on Thursday, June 1 at 10 a.m.    The brainchild of L’Abattoir co-owners, chef Lee Cooper and restaurateur Paul Grunberg, No. 1…

L’ABATTOIR RELEASES TICKETS TO FIRST THREE DATES AT ‘NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS’, VANCOUVER’S MOST EXCLUSIVE DINING EXPERIENCE

  Tickets to the first three dinners at No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews — a world-class ‘restaurant-within-a-restaurant’ concept just announced by the acclaimed team behind Gastown hotspot L’Abattoir — have just been released. With the first three dates scheduled for May 19, June 23 and July 21, No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews offers a unique opportunity for culinary aficionados to…

L’ABATTOIR ANNOUNCES ‘NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS’, VANCOUVER’S MOST EXCLUSIVE DINING EXPERIENCE

 ‘Restaurant-within-a-restaurant’ Concept Welcomes Eight Guests Per Month for Intimate Chef’s Table Dining Experience with Custom Décor, Printed Tickets, Keepsake Gifts and More Culinary aficionados will bear witness to an exclusive world-class dining experience this May when L’Abattoir co-owners, celebrated chef Lee Cooper and renowned restaurateur Paul Grunberg, unveil a brand-new chef’s-table-styled ‘restaurant-within-a-restaurant’ concept: No. 1…

TRIPLE THREAT: L’ABATTOIR WINS TRIO OF AWARDS AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

 L’Abattoir’s Signature Modern French Cuisine Earns Restaurant Gold in ‘Best Gastown/Railtown’, Silver In ‘Best French’ Categories, and Sommelier of the Year for Lisa Haley at Prestigious Annual Awards   The L’Abattoir team has plenty of reasons to celebrate today after the Gastown hotspot won gold for Best Gastown/Railtown, silver for Best French, and Wine Director/Assistant General Manager Lisa Haley…

TAKE YOUR TASTEBUDS ABROAD AT DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL’S SECOND ANNUAL WORLD CHEF EXCHANGE

  Embark on a flavourful trip around the world – no passport required – at Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s most anticipated culinary event. The Vancouver World Chef Exchange returns with a series of collaborative dinners starring award-winning chefs from global culinary hubs, including London, New York, San Francisco, Mexico City and Galway. During each one-night-only…

#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

We’re publishing our list a day early this week because we don’t want you to miss a thing that’s happening this week:     7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site   The Butcher & Bullock Beer Club presents the Angry Jäger Ale Cask Night   FlyOver…

#FridayFavourites November 18 – 25

    She’s Baaaaack! VTSL presents Christmas Queen 3 – The Bachelorette Edition   West Coast Christmas Show Launches this Friday featuring Pokemon Sun & Pokemon Moon   Smash + Tess collaborates with charity partner on the launch of new additions to their dreamwear collection for the holidays   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria partners with Mealshare to…

#FridayFavourites (a day early) November 10/11 – 18

  #MarketMonday – IN SEASON AT THE MARKET   Moms & Tots Nov/Dec Workshops at Rocky Mountain Flatbread​   Glowbal Restaurant Group announces Coast’s new menu items, Cocktail Hour and Friday lunch feature   Official White Linen Catering Launch Party!   SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening November 4 – 11

  Jonny Staub from Virgin Radio and TDIAO welcome 60 dogs from California – to be rescued November 6th by pre-approved families.   FlyOver Canada Flight Ride Experience   SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   SWINE MEETS WINE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SUNDAY SUPPER…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you… …

SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH

Gastown Hotspot Pops the Cork on Select Bottles of Champagne and Sparkling Wine Now Available at Special Pricing During Saturday, Sunday Brunch Services   The latest addition to the popular weekend brunch menu at L’Abattoir is bubbling over, thanks to a select list of Champagne and sparkling wines now available at special pricing exclusively on…

It’s almost Valentine’s Day – Don’t Panic

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but not to worry we have you covered with some of our favourite ways to enjoy time with your sweetheart.   In classical mythology, Cupid (Latin Cupido, meaning “desire”) is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection. He is often portrayed as the son of the love goddess Venus…