Category: Openings

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

Revolver Coffee Opening

On Wednesday, August 31st I attended the opening party for Revolver Coffee on Cambie Street downtown Vancouver. It’s operated by brothers John, Matti, Chris, and George Gianniakos who are 4 passionate brothers who share a true love for the bean;…

Frankie’s Italian Kitchen Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Frankie’s Italian Kitchen on Beatty Street downtown Vancouver. As Guests arrived they were served a glass of Prosecco and served canapés of salmon tartare, ahi tuna puffs and more. A pasta station…

Bistro 101 Opening

On Tuesday I attended the re-opening of Bistro 101 at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts that has reopened after a complete renovation of the space at Granville Island. The room is now elegant, with comfy bar stools and seating throughout,…

Tableau Bar Bistro Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Tableau Bar Bistro, that opens today connected to the Loden Hotel on Melville in downtown Vancouver. The beautiful room by local interior designer Franco Avignoni is going to become a people watchers…

The Bibo Italian Restaurant Opening

On Tuesday night March 15th, I attended the opening party for The Bibo Italian Restaurant in Kitsilano. Once inside a wide selection of Antipasti was being served to the invited guests and media, red and white Italian wines poured Montepulciano…

Rouge Opening

On January 27th, I attended the opening party of Rouge that saw a few hundred people mingle over cocktails, shots, wine and passed around bites. Rouge Event Lounge is located at 1240 Richard St. Vancouver, BC and online at www.rougeeventlounge.com…

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…

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