Category: Openings

Opening parties at bars, cafes, cook stores, markets and restaurants around the city.

Q4 al Centro Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Q4 al Centro, that opens today connected to the elegant L’Hermitage Hotel on Richards & Robson in downtown Vancouver. The ever so crowded party was filled to the rim with guests and…

Fresh Local Wild Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Fresh Local Wild, a new mobile food cart that opens today on the corner of Granville & Robson downtown Vancouver. The party was held at a secret offsite location where invited guests…

Opening Night at The Charles Bar

I was fairly lucky to be invited in on opening night last Friday September 3rd to experience The Charles Bar, perhaps the bar was named after a guy named Charles, I’m not sure, but this bar hits it on the…

100 Days Opening

On Friday night August 27th,  I attended the opening party for 100 Days at the Opus Hotel in Yaletown. Guests were treated to tasty cocktails, wine and tantalizing appetizers and dessert bites throughout the night. This is Vancouver’s newest pop-up…

L’Abattoir Opening

On July 12th I attended the opening of L’Abattoir a new French Westcoast restaurant with a menu that is focused on clean, fresh, and seasonal flavours using traditional preperations. Everything from sauces to pastas, bread, and even fresh cheeses are…

Adesso Bistro Opening

On June 2nd I attended the opening of Adesso Bistro a new Italian restaurant specializing in Ligurian cuisine. The location is one of my favourites for a restaurant in the city, it is a wonderful hideaway well situated in the…

Nimby Burger Opening

Last night was the opening party for Nimby Burger in Kitsilano, a late night party outside on the deck across from Kits beach. This new burger joint is a take out spot that has burgers, fries and milkshakes. My favourites…

Westin Wall Centre Hotel Opening in Richmond

On May 6th, I attending the spectacular opening party for the Westin Wall Centre Hotel in Richmond which is located minutes away from the Vancouver International Airport. There were chefs at food stations scattered throughout the room featuring an array…

House of Switzerland Opening at the Olympics

This afternoon I attended the grand opening of House of Switzerland for the 2010 Winter Olympics on Granville Island in Vancouver. The House of Switzerland is the official Swiss guest centre at the Olympic Games. It has been set-up and…

Glowbal Opening

Last night was the re-opening party for Glowbal in Yaletown, now known as a Steakouse specializing in Steaks and Satay. The mood was festive as invited guests mingled about drinking Martini’s, Champagne Cocktails, Wine, Beer and eating the tasty Appies…

Lupo Opening

Last night was the opening party for Lupo, a new Italian Restaurant in Yaletown.  Lupo is located in a delightful turn of the century Heritage House, a contemporary kitchen that is serving fresh reinventions of Italian classics in a cozy,…

Hub Opening

Hub Restaurant and Lounge held their grand opening party on Tuesday December 1st. They featured complimentary food and drinks from their food and cocktail menus including lobster wings, poutine, bruschetta and their already popular pazookie for dessert. Located in the…

Cafe Muse Opening

Café Muse held their Grand Opening Party on Thursday November 26th. Guests were treated to Caffe Umbria coffee and espresso, Dao Tea offered samples of their green tea and the chef from Anduccis cooked up fresh pasta with chicken and…

Society Opening

Last night was the opening party for Global’s newest jewel in the crown, Society in Yaletown.  A dining lounge that is upbeat, sophisticated, fun and glam with great food and drink to celebrate. I loved the pink chandeliers that are…

Trees Organic Coffeehouse Opening

September 22nd marked the “grand opening” all-day tasting party of the newest location of Trees Organic Coffeehouse in Yaletown at 1391 Richards Street. There were free samples of organic coffee, cheesecake, muffins, scones and sandwiches. Voted “Vancouver’s Best Cheesecake” by the…

The Refinery Opening

Last Tuesday marked the “grand opening” party of The Refinery, the place has actually been open for over 6 months, however Granville Street was ripped up just they opened up and now the Granville Street construction is coming to an…

The Edge Social Grille Opening

The Edge Social Grille & Lounge is the newest arrival on downtown Granville Street proving that Vancouver businesses are embracing this revived neighbourhood. Promising to become a major destination, this large, modern yet comfortable room is by Nigel Walker of…

Coast Restaurant Opens

Vancouver, British Columbia (June 30, 2009): Emad Yacoub and Shannon Bosa Yacoub, owners of THE GLOWBAL COLLECTION of Restaurants announce:• the company’s popular Yaletown seafood restaurant COAST is relocating to a newly designed, soaring 7,000 square-foot space in downtown Vancouver;…

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