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November 10 2014

THINGS TO CHECK OUT THIS WEEK IN GASTOWN

STR/KE MVMNT GRAND OPENING

This Friday November 14th, 6-10pm, join STR/KE MVMNT in celebrating the opening of their flagship retail location. The brand has found a foothold amongst athletes, trainers, and movement enthusiasts alike – and is striving to unite a community of ‘movement enthusiasts’ in their new concept space. The flagship store features Canadian-made sportswear and technical footwear designed in Vancouver. Come by and check out their new digs and designs at 299 Columbia Street.

BLACKTAIL FLORIST NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH

Looking for a new lunch spot? Blacktail Florist has launched a lunch service, available Monday to Sunday. Executive Chef Geoff Rogers has put together a stellar menu of signature farm-to-table dishes for the midday crowd. The new menu includes daily housemade pasta, along with a Lamb burger, a B.C. Nicoise salad, and adventurous eats like Bison Tartare, Ox Tongue Pastrami Sandwich and Chicken & Waffles. If you’re in the mood for a small bite, there’s also a selection of cheese and charcuterie boards, fresh oysters, as well as original cocktails by distillery expert Arthur Wynne.

JULES BISTRO TABLE D’HOTE

If you’re craving for a little escape to Paris, find yourself at Jules Bistro this week. The casual French bistro combines traditional French cooking with West Coast style – and is excited to introduce TABLE D’HOTE, available for lunch ($27) and dinner ($29). Chef and Owner Emmanuel Joinville has created a special three-course menu featuring choices like Rib Eye Steak with peppercorn sauce, Mussels steamed in white wine, Pan Seared Salmon Provencal, and Chocolate Terrine.

FUNCTION AS ART ART AS FUNCTION

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On Friday November 14th, Gallery Gachet will host ‘Function as Art Art as Function’, an experimental showcase of functional pottery created by Sue Griese. The ceramic artist has lived in the Indian sub-continent, surrounded by interesting architecture and sculptures that influenced her decision to forge a career in the arts. The upcoming exhibition will feature her works involving extensive wheel throwing, sculpture, and masks. Come see this unique showcase, on display from November 14th to December 21st. Admission is free. Visit here for more information.

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BAMBUDDA PRIX FIXE MENU

Bambudda is shaking things up with a new $32 prix fixe menu and cocktail list. This season, Chef Curtis Luk has created a five-course family style menu blending modern technical with traditional Chinese flavours. Bambudda has added items like crispy tofu with Sichuan pepper and wood ear mushrooms, and crisp oysters with egg crepe and house maggi sauce glaze. The new prix fixe menu is available everyday from 5:30-7pm.


Notturno Gastown restaurant 2WHITE TRUFFLE DINNER AT NOTTURNO

To celebrate white truffle season, Notturno is hosting a special White Truffle Dinner on November 10th and 11th. For two nights, Guests can enjoy a nine-course white truffle tasting dinner, accompanied by complimentary wine pairings from Ben Champlain. Seats for this epic celebration are limited, so be sure to reserve your spot today. Tickets are $375, and can be purchased by calling 604-720-3145. The full menu can be previewed here.

WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT

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On Tuesday Nov 11th, Guilt & Company will host ‘Underneath the Harlem Moon’ a special night of smoky soul-era Harlem cabaret. Come sip on a cocktail (or two) as local songstress Krystle Dos Santos brings her sultry voice to their center stage. 

Monday, November 10

Live Comedy Nights at Revel Room

Uno Mas Trio at Guilt & Company

Tuesday, November 11

Steve Kozak Blues Trio at Revel Room

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather

Underneath the Harlem Moon at Guilt & Company 

Tiki Tuesdays at Clough Club
 

Wednesday, November 12

The Revellers at Revel Room

Jen Hodge All Stars at Guilt & Company
 

Thursday, November 13

Mike Van Eyes at Revel Room

DJ Take 5 at Milano Espresso Lounge  

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather 

The Sheets with DJ Lickity Split at The Blarney Stone

Dutch Robinson at Guilt & Company
 

Friday, November 14

DJ Take 5 at Milano Espresso Lounge

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Whitey at Guilt & Company

Saturday, November 15

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Jimmy Baldwin Band at Guilt & Company 
 

Sunday, November 16

The Do-Rites at Revel Room

Live Jazz at Pourhouse

Harpdog Brown Trio at Guilt & Company 

Sunday Night Vinyl Night at The Diamond

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