We Take A Look Inside Calabash, Coming To Gastown This Spring
Researching for an upcoming magazine article I popped my head in to the construction site of Calabash, an upcoming 75 seat, two level, Caribbean-themed restaurant and lounge slated for the redeveloped space at 428 Carrall St. across from the old BC Electric Building on the border of Gastown/Chinatown. Owned by former Chambar staffer Roger Collins (of Foundation Radio) and former Cassis Bistro co-owner Sam Willcocks, the already ten month old project is slated for arrival hopefully as soon as April. The main floor will see a 35 seat restaurant and kitchen cheffed by Cullin David (10+ years as the executive sous at Provence), while the downstairs will sport a 40 seat lounge. While still very much a naked shell, check out that amazing elevator and the purple glass sidewalk skylights!