L’ABATTOIR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL 2018 DATES FOR NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS, VANCOUVER’S MOST EXCLUSIVE AND INTIMATE DINING EXPERIENCE

Following a year of sold-out events and critical acclaim, No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews — the world-class ‘restaurant within a restaurant’ concept launched in 2017 by the award-winning team behind Gastown’s L’Abattoir — has unveiled its upcoming dates for summer 2018. The first restaurant of its kind in Vancouver, No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews has announced a new series … Read moreL’ABATTOIR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL 2018 DATES FOR NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS, VANCOUVER’S MOST EXCLUSIVE AND INTIMATE DINING EXPERIENCE

L’ABATTOIR HOSTS VANCOUVER’S FIRST MICHELIN ON THE ROAD™ EVENT, MARCH 21

Chef Lee Cooper Welcomes Culinary Colleague Lee Wolen of Chicago’s Boka for One-Night-Only Collaborative Dinner   L’Abattoir Chef and Co-owner Lee Cooper will welcome Chef Lee Wolen of Chicago’s Michelin one-starred restaurant Boka to the line when the award-winning Gastown destination hosts the first-ever Michelin on the Road™ dining experience in Vancouver on Wednesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. Taking place in L’Abattoir’s … Read moreL’ABATTOIR HOSTS VANCOUVER’S FIRST MICHELIN ON THE ROAD™ EVENT, MARCH 21

COQUILLE FINE SEAFOOD TO OPEN ITS DOORS IN VANCOUVER’S HISTORIC GASTOWN DISTRICT ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

  Seafood aficionados can sample a fresh-caught culinary experience unlike any other in the city when the award-winning team behind Gastown’s beloved L’Abattoir opens the doors of Coquille Fine Seafood nearby at 181 Carrall Street on Tuesday, February 13. Conjuring up a modern spin on a classic fish house, Coquille Fine Seafood features an approachable … Read moreCOQUILLE FINE SEAFOOD TO OPEN ITS DOORS IN VANCOUVER’S HISTORIC GASTOWN DISTRICT ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

What are you doing New Years, New Year’s Eve?

  Just a few suggestions for anyone still looking for New Year’s Eve celebration options. Most restaurants require advance notice of 24 or 48 hours for cancellations so a lucky few may find they can scoop in and grab the best seat for New Year’s Eve. Doesn’t hurt to check. These are a few of … Read moreWhat are you doing New Years, New Year’s Eve?

Winter Holiday Slaughternog recipe – L’Abattoir

  ‘L’Abattoir Slaughternog’     INGREDIENTS: 45 mL Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon 15 mL Sons of Vancouver Amaretto 15 mL Lemon Juice 15 mL Orange Juice 20 mL Honey Water (1 part honey to 1 part water) 15 mL Cream 2 dashes Bittered Sling Malagasy Chocolate Bitters 1 Whole Egg METHOD: Combine all ingredients … Read moreWinter Holiday Slaughternog recipe – L’Abattoir

L’ABATTOIR ANNOUNCES FIRST FIVE DATES FOR 2018 AT NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS, VANCOUVER’S MOST EXCLUSIVE AND INDULGENT DINING EXPERIENCE

  After taking its bow as Vancouver’s most exclusive dining experience with a sold-out string of events beginning in May 2017, the world-class ‘restaurant-within-a-restaurant’ concept known as No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews has announced a new series of monthly dinners for the first half of 2018. With dates for the new year scheduled on January 19, February 23, … Read moreL’ABATTOIR ANNOUNCES FIRST FIVE DATES FOR 2018 AT NO. 1 GAOLER’S MEWS, VANCOUVER’S MOST EXCLUSIVE AND INDULGENT DINING EXPERIENCE

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 … Read moreCanadian Club 40 Year – Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestion

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

Vancouver World Chef Exchange Pops Up in New York

Vancouver Chef Lee Cooper Heads to New York for Dine Out Vancouver Festival World Chef Exchange collaboration dinner with Chef Jamie Bissonnette   Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s World Chef Exchange, presented by Aeroplan, is popping up in New York City on October 4th! Lee Cooper – chef and owner of Vancouver’s acclaimed L’Abattoir restaurant, No. … Read moreVancouver World Chef Exchange Pops Up in New York

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

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 … Read moreAWARD-WINNING SOMMELIER LISA HALEY APPOINTED NEW RESTAURANT DIRECTOR AT GASTOWN HOTSPOT L’ABATTOIR

Beat the Heat with this #TasteofThursday Amore Amari “low proof” recipe

  Amore Amari     INGREDIENTS: 1 oz. Amaro Sibilla 0.5 oz. Cynar 0.5 oz. Sweet Vermouth 1 oz. Lemon Juice 1 oz. Honey Syrup 1 teabag of your favourite black tea 2 dashes Bittered Sling Plum and Root Beer Bitters Soda water METHOD: Combine all ingredients into cocktail shaker with ice and hard shake … Read moreBeat the Heat with this #TasteofThursday Amore Amari “low proof” recipe

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 … Read moreHawksworth Young Chef Scholarship announced two Vancouver finalists 

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 … Read moreTICKETS 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.

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

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

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 … Read moreTRIPLE THREAT: L’ABATTOIR WINS TRIO OF AWARDS AT 2017 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE RESTAURANT AWARDS

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 … Read moreTAKE YOUR TASTEBUDS ABROAD AT DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL’S SECOND ANNUAL WORLD CHEF EXCHANGE

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

#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 … Read more#FridayFavourites November 18 – 25