Sunday, 13 January 2013 12:09
Vancouver's 11th annual dining festival is back this year from January 18th until February 3rd. This year's fest will be longer than ever before, with more events going on that will incorporate theatre, shopping, and street food. Prix Fixe Menus at many of Vancouver's critically acclaimed restaurants will be between $18, $28, and $38.
So what's in it for Gastown you ask? So much. Several restaurants in our neighbourhood are involved; the trick is to reserve now and get your spot!
Saturday, 12 January 2013 13:22
We are happy to announce that David's Tea is coming to Gastown. The tea specialists will be moving into the beautiful heritage space at Cambie and Water. Enjoy a steaming cup of yummy tea kiddie corner to the Steam Clock, coming up this Spring.
More details soon!
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 10:00
Friday, 30 November 2012 14:00
When we think about our favorite things for the Fall and Winter season, seasonal menu changes are definitely up there. As the temperature drops, Chill Winston's opulent dining room becomes one of the coziest venues to hang out in, with comfy seats and couches. You have a Spooning Jesus cocktail in your hand to accompany CW's ethically-driven, locally sourced dishes. All in all, it makes for a different sort of dining experience.
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 09:00
Gastown-ers, there is so much going on down here, and everyday, more and more people are getting excited about it and tapping in to be a part of it all. For this month's giveaway, we have four $50 gift certificates to Pourhouse Restaurant for four lucky readers!
Thursday, 18 October 2012 12:27
Gastown-ers, there is so much going on down here, and everyday, more and more people are getting excited about it and tapping in to be a part of it all. For this month's giveaway, we have four $50 gift certificates to Chill Winston for four lucky readers!
Thursday, 04 October 2012 09:10
Celebrate Thanksgiving this Sunday October 7th and Monday October 8th at the Irish Heather with a traditional turkey feast, as part of their popular Long Table Series. Located in the heart of historic Gastown, the Irish Heather stands out as a beacon of authenticity with beautiful exposed brick walls decorated with original Guinness posters from the 1950s.
Thursday, 04 October 2012 08:49
First time restaurant owners Jeff Jefkins and Armand Tencha have put their minds together to bring to life Lily Mae's - a French and European-inspired comfort cafe, opening this afternoon at 3 o'clock. Their location is at 12 Powell Street.
Sunday, 30 September 2012 13:05
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 10:09
In 1995, when Steamworks first took hold of our historic Gastown brewpub location, they discovered that the building had a rare steam heat system. A remnant from forward thinkers of a century past. Steamworks' brewmaster had only read of steam powered brewing, but had never seen a functional steam brewery. These are very rare indeed.
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 07:00
Monday, 27 August 2012 09:24
The heat of summer wraps of with the heat of competition, chili, and barbeques! We have all the information right here on this coming Labour Day Weekend's Carrall Street event (Saturday September 1 & Sunday September 2).
Monday, 27 August 2012 08:43
Via Old Faithful - As summer draws to a close we find ourselves heading back to work or school and needing that extra boost just to get us there. As much as we love a piping hot cup of joe it's hard to stomach it when the thermostat is still about to pop. Here's the perfect alternative: pour-over iced coffee. It's a cinch to do and the results are flavourful and packed with pick-me-ups.
Tuesday, 21 August 2012 07:00
Join fellow beer lovers in a four-stop cask carouse through Vancouver’s historic Gastown! CAMRA, otherwise known as the Campaign for Real Ale Society of British Columbia, will be making stops to feature a unique and interesting cask conditioned sleeve of ale and appetizer to pair with it at several of Gastown's haunts. All four stops will feature a guest speaker educating cask carousers how each cask conditioned beer pairs with the appetizer. Additional sleeves or pints will be available at each stop (price TBA).
Monday, 06 August 2012 10:00
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After a brief absence, the Irish Heather's Long Table Series is back for summer! They have moved some meals around; the iconic roast suckling pig is now a Monday meal and there is a new (very welcome) addition -- a Clam Bake!!
Friday, 03 August 2012 10:00
Well, we know one of the places where we will be hanging out this long weekend! On Judas Goat's lovely, little yellow patio! It's finally open. Indulge in summer with great Spanish-inspired tapas at this great location, amidst the atmosphere of Blood Alley.
Monday, 23 July 2012 08:00
To go with a nice, new, little patio in Gaoler's Mews, Boneta has a new lunch menu up and ready for your summer meetings and meet-ups. We love how much activity has been going on in our favorite little courtyard! Check out the new menu below, complete with lux poutine, trout tartare, and fish and chips.
Lunch will be running Monday to Friday, from noon to 2:30.
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