Category: Anniversaries

Bauhaus Restaurant Celebrates 2 Years

Last night I attended the 2nd year anniversary celebration at this notable Gastown restaurant owned by Uwe Boll and Natalie Boll. Recent newcomer to the team includes Executive Chef Tim Schulte who has come from Germany, joining Executive Chef David Mueller…

Bodega on Main Celebrates 1 Year

On September 12, I attended the 1st Anniversary party at Bodega on Main in Strathcona where co-owners Paul Rivas, along with his Business Manager and sister, Natalie Rivas. invited media guests and their friends to celebrate. Although they are celebrating…

West Oak Celebrates 3 Years

Last night I attended the 3rd Anniversary Celebration at West Oak Restaurant in Yaletown which specializes in Westcoast cuisine with a focus on ethically and locally sourced as possible ingredients. Owner Peter Girges and his partners hosted quite the fun party…

WildTale Celebrates 1 Year

On April 24, I attended the 1st Anniversary party at WildTale in Yaletown where co-owners John Crook and Erik Heck invited media guests and their friends to celebrate. I enjoyed their buffet of delicious salads, guests also enjoyed wine, caesars…

Hy’s Steakhouse Canada Celebrates 60 Years

Last week I attended the 60th Anniversary party of Hy’s Canada, the cross Canada chain of Steakhouses, the media party was held at their Hy’s Hornby Restaurant. To mark the 60th anniversary of the company, they just completed a renovation…

The Charles Bar Celebrates 5 Years

Tonight, I attended the media party to celebrate 5 years of this Gastown restaurant, it’s been awhile since I attended the opening 5 years ago. I sampled some of the food and drink, favourites were the Gastown Lemonade, Fig and…

Chefs Challenge at Ronald McDonald House

To celebrate the 1st Anniversary of Ronald McDonald House BC, four chefs were invited (Angus An, Robert Belcham, Ned Bell, and Jonathan Chovancek), utilizing four kitchens and to create four tasting dishes, each paired with a zero-proof cocktail designed by…

Argan Bistro 1 Year Anniversary

On May 6, I attended the 1st year anniversary celebration of their restaurant in downtown Vancouver. Guests enjoyed red, white and sparkling wine, as well as beer for liquid refreshment.  A variety of canapes were served including lamb meatballs, kefta,…

Pizza Carano Celebrates 2 Years

On April 20, 2015 I attended the 2nd year anniversary celebration at the restaurant in East Van. The party was hopping with many friends and neighbourhood customers joining to celebrate their favourite pizzeria. There was a dj spinning tunes, and…

Temper Chocolate & Pastry 1st Anniversary

On February 19, I attended the 1st year anniversary celebration at their bakery café in West Vancouver. Guests enjoyed sparkling wine, chocolate covered strawberries, cheese and crackers along with some cakes and chocolate truffles. Temper Pastry is located at 2409…

Craft Beer Market 1st Anniversary

On November 5, 2014 I attended the 1st year anniversary celebration along with 400 other invited guests at their restaurant in Olympic Village. The beer was flowing with a couple of special casks brewed up for the occasion by a…

Pier 7 Restaurant Celebrates 2 Years

On May 22, 2014 I attended the 2nd year anniversary celebration on the rooftop patio of the restaurant in North Vancouver. I enjoyed some of the canapes including the beautiful Beet Salad in daikon, Chorizo Tacos, Slider Burgers and their…

Rocky Mountain Flatbread Celebrates 10 years

Last week I celebrated with owners Dominic and Suzanne Fielden in their Kitsilano restaurant as they welcomed media and some of their farmers for a dinner to taste some of their new creations. Celebration evening highlights included Farm City Co-op…

Gotham Steakhouse Celebrates 15 Years

Last night, on April 3, I attended the Gotham Steakhouse 15th anniversary Party at their posh restaurant where over 300 guests mingled over drinks and delicious food. Guests were graciously taken care of all night long with cocktails and wine…

Hapa Izakaya Celebrates 10 Years

On November 20 I attended the Hapa Izakaya 10th anniversary Party at Hapa Robson where 300 guests mingled over drinks and food. Owner, Justin Ault greeted everyone, there was also an exciting oyster shucking competition, featuring some of Vancouver’s top…

Loden Hotel Celebrates 5 Years

Last night I attended the elegant and festive party that began as you entered and existed the Loden Hotel, from the main floor to the penthouse the party evolved. This was a party like none other, very well planned and…

Shuraku Celebrates 5 Years

On Tuesday, July 30th I attended the 5th Anniversary Celebration at Shuraku Sake Bar and Bistro downtown which specializes in Japanese izakaya style that featured a Sake tasting of many different Sake for guests. Owned by Owner Iori Kataoka and Chef Yoshiaki…

Catch 122 Celebrates 1.22 Years

Last night I celebrated with Brent Kyle and Tammy Siu who are the husband and wife co-owners of Catch 122 located at the outer edge of Gastown in downtown Vancouver. The restaurant serves rustic French-inspired food in a comfortable casual…

Cafe Il Nido Celebrates 25 Years

Last night I celebrated with Franco Felice who is the founder and owner of one of Vancouver’s long time standing Italian eateries. Café Il Nido celebrated their 25th Anniversary in style in their cozy hideaway off of the busy Robson…

Chocolate Arts Celebrates 20 Years

Last night I celebrated chocolate with one of Vancouver’s reknown chocolatier’s Greg Hook, as he and his company celebrated their 20 Year Anniversary. It was a fine affair that indulged us all with chocolate treats all through the shop as…

Dunn’s Famous Celebrates 1 Year

On November 28th Dunn’s Famous celebrated their 1st Anniversary, guests enjoyed their famous Montreal smoked meat sandwiches, hand carved and piled high. Just like last year at their opening party I ate my way through a Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwich,…

Hy’s Steakhouse Celebrates 50 Years

Last night, I attended the 50th Anniversary party of Hy’s Steakhouse, this is a huge achievement in Vancouver and quite the milestone of 50 years! The party had some 600 people on the guest list and all were treated to…

Tableau Bar Bistro Celebrates 1Year

On May 16th Tableau Bar Bistro celebrated their 1st Anniversary, guests enjoyed wine, craft beer, and the house specialty La Strangiato cocktail. The party was themed “Heads or Tails” which was the focus of the evening where all indulged in…

Fraiche Celebrates 1 Year Leap Anniversary

On Tuesday February 29th, I attended the 1st year Leap Anniversary (that’s 4 years) Party at Fraiche Restaurant in West Vancouver. Guests mingled over glasses of red and white wine, savoured bites by Chef Jefferson Alvarez. Guests included Chef Wayne…

Provence Marinaside Celebrates 10 Years

On Thursday, February 23rd  I attended the 10th Anniversary Party at Provence Marinaside where proprietor and Executive Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia greeted guests. Nancy Wong has been the publicist of Provence Marinaside since day 1, and this was a chance to…

Adesso Bistro Celebrates 1 Year

On Sunday June 5th I attended the 1st Anniversary Party at Adesso Bistro where proprietors Carol Gadsby and Luciano Loi greeted guests. Both white and red wine was poured as guests mingled and lounged on the outside patio. Delicious Ligurian fare…

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