Dine Out Vancouver 2014 x Gastown Restaurants

Dine Out Vancouver Festival is returning for its 12th annual year from Friday, January 17 until Sunday, February 2. This is your chance to dine at some of the best restaurants in Gastown and enjoy amazing three-course meals with prix fixe menus priced at $18, $28, and $38. Reservations are a hot commodity, so be sure to book your spot right away! Visit here for a list of participating Gastown restaurants.

Secret Location 10 Course Tasting Menu


From January 16 to February 15, Secret Location Tasting Room will create a daily changing 10-course tasting menu during evening service. The tasting menu will include:

3 snacks
2 appetizers
2 savoury
1 palate cleanser
2 sweet

Executive Chef Jefferson Alvarez.
$75 per person with complimentary drinks.
Price quoted per person, gratuities and tax extra.
Dinner service begins 5:30pm.

Call 604-685-0090 to reserve now.

Australian Day Feature Menu at Chill Winston


From January 16th to 26th, Chill Winston will be offering a special Australia Day Feature menu. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to taste Chef Derek’s adventurous cooking. Crocodile Paella, is just one of the incredible dishes that will be available during Australia Day at Chill Winston.

The Juice Truck Bottled Jucie available at Nouvelle Nouvelle


Greats news! The Juice Truck’s cold pressed bottle juices are now available at Nouvelle Nouvelle. Get it while its still in stock at 209 Abbott Street.

New in Gastown: Eyeland Framemakers


Gastown is welcoming a new shop to the neighbourhood! Canada’s only in-house, hand-made, frame purveyor, Eyeland Framemakers has opened at 45 Water Street. Stop by the new store and check out Eyeland Framework’s line of eyewear, designed and crafted entirely in Canada.

Corsage and Boutonniere Making Workshop


This Saturday, January 18th, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Olla Urban Flower Project is hosting a corsage and boutonniere making workshop. Come learn how to design pin-on corsages and boutonniere pins + custom wrist corsages in time to help out the graduates and betrothed among your friends and family. Each participant will walk away with a few unique creations and take home materials (one roll of floral tape + one roll of floral wire).

Cost – $35 includes all basic materials + take home materials (pins, floral tape and wire) + coffee/tea and light snacks. To register, contact [email protected] or call 604-609-6582.

Live Performances in Gastown


Photo credit | Derek Brad

Gastown will be buzzing with both new and resident live entertainers this week. Some acclaimed headliners to look forward to include Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Aaron Camper, and DJ Dummy, J Cole’s official tour DJ – both will be performing at Shine Nightclub. Check below for the full lineup of live performances happening in Gastown.  

Monday January 13

Confessionals with Clark Graham at Guilt & Co

Mike Van Eyes at Revel Room

Tuesday January 14

Live Celtic Music at The Irish Heather

Pandora & The Locksmiths – Live Burlesque Jazz at Guilt & Co

Steve Kozak Blues Trio at Revel Room

DJ Dummy at Shine Nightclub

Wednesday January 15

Jen Hodge All Stars at Guilt & Co

The Revellers at Revel Room

Thursday January 16

Live Celtic Music at The Irish Heather

From the Ground Up featuring JC Thompson, Paul Clark, Mike Agronovich, Allan Olliverre, and Tom Heuckendorf at Guilt & Co

Aaron Camper at Shine Nightclub

The Sheet with DJ Lickity Split at The Blarney Stone

Friday January 17

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

Best Night Ever at Guilt & Co

Kill Frenzy with Heartbeat(s) and Matèo at Shine Nightclub

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Flipout and Relly Rels at The Portside Pub

Saturday January 18

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

Simmer with Sharon Minemoto, Matt Reid, and Richard Brown at Guilt & Co

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

DJ Arems and Brendan Butter at The Portside Pub 

Sunday January 19

Harpdog Brown & The Bloodhounds at Guilt & Co

The Do-Rites at Revel Room