Downtown Hotspots Unwrap the Best of the Festive Season With ‘Feast of Seven Fishes’, New Year’s Dinner at Cibo and Alice-in-Wonderland-themed Party at UVA on December 31 


Cibo Trattoria and UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar will get guests into the festive spirit and flip the calendar to 2018 in fine style by hosting a series of holiday dinners and New Year’s Eve events this December.

Cibo Trattoria will kick off the Christmas season by presenting a pair of ‘Feast of Seven Fishes’dinners on Saturday, December 23 and Sunday, December 24 and prepare partygoers for end-of-year festivities by hosting a six-course New Year’s Eve Dinner on Sunday, December 31while sister establishment UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar will usher in the new year by combining Cibo’s authentic Italian cuisine with UVA’s casual elegance during a whimsical ‘Alice in Winter Wonderland’ party that same evening.


On Saturday, December 23 and Sunday, December 24, Cibo Trattoria will make spirits bright by hosting a pair of ‘Feast of Seven Fishes’ culinary events in the restaurant’s intimate dining room. Both dinners feature a menu comprising seven courses that showcase the best fresh, local seafood and ingredients available in dishes such as BC Spot Prawns with Calabrian Chilli and Herb Crusted Sea Scallops, Pan Roasted Sablefish, and Grilled Tuna Tagliatelle.
$88 per person, plus taxes and gratuity / $163 per person (++) with wine pairings



On Sunday, December 31 with seatings at 5 to 6:30 p.m. and 8 to 10:30 p.m., Cibo will begin the march to the midnight hour with a celebratory culinary experience that includes a gin-based aperitivo cocktail and a six-course set menu developed by Chef Josh Gonneau. Highlights include Saffron and Maple Cured Albacore Tuna, Pumpkin and Goat Cheese Stuffed RavioliBeef Tenderloin & BC Spot Prawns, and Pan Roasted Bella Coola Salmon. 
$98 per person plus taxes and gratuity / $176 per person (++) with wine pairings



Revelers can take a trip down the rabbit hole on Sunday, December 31 at 7:30 p.m. when award-winning UVA Bar Manager Sabrine Dhaliwal and staff play host to an Alice-in-Winter-Wonderland-themed New Year’s Eve bash that features a trio of Wonderland-themed cocktails, a sit-down dinner menu including Mushroom Fritti with chive oil, black garlic and balsamic, Braised Rabbit Cannelloni with rabbit consommé, ricotta salata and roasted squash, Tea Party Panna Cotta, late-night snacks, champagne sabering, and the live jazz stylings of James Danderfer.
$88 per person plus taxes and gratuity

For tickets to Cibo Trattoria’s Feast of Seven Fishes on Saturday, December 23 and Sunday, December 24 and New Year’s Eve Dinner services on Sunday, December 31, visit For tickets to UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar’s Alice in Winter Wonderland New Year’s Eve Party, visit

For more information about Cibo Trattoria, go to, become a fan of /CiboTrattoria on Facebook and follow @CiboTrattoria on Twitter and @cibotrattoria on Instagram. Cibo Trattoria also offers private dining spaces available to be booked for evening and weekend events. For more information, inquiries and pricing for private functions, call 604-602-9570 or email

ABOUT CIBO TRATTORIA | Paying homage to the experience of an authentic Italian trattoria — where simple, rustic food, casual service and good wine go hand-in-hand — Cibo Trattoria presents an unforgettable dining experience and memorable outing in the heart of downtown Vancouver whether for daily breakfast, lunch or dinner service or weekend brunch. Located in the city’s vibrant theatre and cultural district, Cibo’s cozy and inviting dining room is the perfect spot for any occasion or social gathering — a warm and intimate enclave where guests can relax and enjoy a wide-ranging list of Old- and New-World wines and sample hearty, Italian-inspired dishes and daily specials made from scratch and prepared in a traditional manner that showcases understated elegance on each plate.

900 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC  V6B 0A8 | 604-602-9570 |
Hours: Monday to Friday: Brunch 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Dinner 5 – 10 p.m.
Weekends: Brunch 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Dinner 5 – 10 p.m.

ABOUT UVA WINE & COCKTAIL BAR | Located within the chic Moda Hotel in the heart of downtown Vancouver, UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar has built a long-standing reputation as one of the preeminent wine and cocktail bars not only in the city but across the country. Winner of the prestigious gold medal for Best Wine Bar in the Georgia Straight’s annual Golden Plates Awards from 2010 through ’16, UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar offers an elegant gathering spot for wine and spirit connoisseurs seeking a sanctuary that tempts both eye and palate alike. Pairing Cibo Trattoria’s Italian-inspired cuisine, choice charcuterie and artisanal cheese with an eclectic menu of enticing cocktails, refined wines and import and local craft beers, UVA is a relaxed-yet-cosmopolitan interpretation of an authentic Italian enoteca.

900 Seymour Street, Vancouver BC  V6B 0A8 | 604-632-9560 |
Hours: Mon – Sun 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.

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