MARKET by Jean-Georges
1115 Alberni Street, 3rd Floor, Vancouver, BC V6E 0A8
Twitter: @scullyatmarket | @davidatmarket | @oliatmarket | @barjonesing
About MARKET by Jean-Georges
A dining destination & bar, where we promise to shake & stir you to the core! Located on the 3rd floor of the Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver, MARKET by Jean-Georges offers four distinct dining experiences; the intimate and casual Georgia Room with fireplace; a heated covered outdoor terrace; an enticing bar with lounge seating; and a modern dining room featuring three private rooms, accommodating 10 to 30 guests. Most recently nominated for Best New Restaurant in 2010 by Vancouver Magazine and rated as AAA Approved Four Diamond restaurant, Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten brings his vibrant cuisine to Vancouver with his unique dishes inspired from his travels through South East Asia.
THE VANCOUVER SUN – Mia Stainsby | It’s been too long since I’ve visited New York… So it was really nice of New York to come and visit me. Market at Shangri-La in Vancouver borrowed chef Anthony Ricco from New York’s Spice Market to bring some of his food here. Both restaurants are operated by Jean-Georges Vongerichten, whose name is spoken in reverential tones even in that jaded city.
We shared four à la carte dishes, plus a dessert. Shaved tuna with chili tapioca, Asian pear and lime ($14) was, if I may speak in rhyme, sublime: Petals of sashimi-grade tuna and a quenelle of tuna broth sorbet were served over a coconut kaffir lime broth. Vietnamese chicken curry ($22) featured half a chicken chopped into eight pieces in a beautiful coconut curry broth; fresh cut herbs
rained down upon it…
Ricco says he was impressed by the passionate, hard-working crew at Market. By his reckoning, this generation of New York chefs are getting a little too soft.
In Vancouver, Market impressed me once again, with casual but impeccable service. Case in point: a server saw us switching dishes and swooped in with the proper cutlery for each of us. The congenial professionalism is just right.
@MONTECRISTO_Mag | MONTECRISTO Magazine | Congratulations to MONTE Spirits contributor @BARJONESING on his appointment to Lead Bartender for Market by Jean-Georges @ShangriLaHotels.
@Miss604 | Rebecca Bollwitt | RT @BARJONESING Pleased to announce my new role as Lead Bartender at Market by Jean-Georges @ShangriLaHotels Vancouver – on the bar Friday
@scoutmagazine | Andrew Morrison | Jay Jones Takes Over The Bar At MARKET in The Shangri-La Hotel – http://tinyurl.com/4raoq9s