West End’s Raincity Grill Ready For HSBC’s Celebration of Light

Restaurant’s waterfront location offers guests night of fine dining and fireworks
Restaurant’s waterfront location offers guests night of fine dining and fireworks

New From Scout supporter Raincity Grill

Vancouver, July 13, 2009—Raincity Grill, located in the heart of English Bay, announces an exclusive menu available during HSBC’s Celebration of Light. Beginning July 22, 2009, this limited-edition menu is available a la carte before 8:30 p.m. or prix fixe for the second seating ($65 indoors or $95 patio).

According to owner Harry Kambolis, “Raincity has the best location in the city as we are just steps away from the beach.”

The fireworks menu offers a range of local, organic dishes varying from seafood, game, poultry and vegetables. Highlights include ‘North Arm Farms’ beetroot salad (Agassiz hazelnut, fromage fraise cannelloni), Skeena River hawkshaw salmon (roasted North Arm Farm carrots, carrot crème fraiche puree, pickled cucumber, miso sabayon), Fraser Canyon rabbit (braised leg, butter poached loin, North Arm Farm thumbelina carrot, grilled onion, tarragon, port wine jus) and Agassiz hazelnut & chocolate tart (honey hazelnut ice cream, candied hazelnut, frozen chocolate ganache, hazelnut powder).

“We have an outstanding menu that is local, sustainable and uniquely Vancouver served up against a backdrop of an international fireworks celebration. I’m absolutely certain our guests will have an unforgettable night,” says Kambolis.


About HSBC Celebration of Lights: Beginning at 10 p.m. rain or shine, this annual fireworks competition takes place above English Bay and will feature displays by Canada (July 22), South Africa (July 25), United Kingdom (July 29) and China (August 1).

About Raincity Grill: Serving only the best farm to table cuisine since 1992, Raincity Grill (1193 Denman Street) has become a fixture in Vancouver’s West End. For reservations during the fireworks, please call 604-685-7337 and book your date of preference: July 22, July 25, July 29 or August 1. See website for more details: www.raincitygrill.com.


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