DINER | Inside “Shirakawa”, The High End Teppanyaki Joint Opening Soon In Gastown

DINER | Inside “Shirakawa”, The High End Teppanyaki Joint Opening Soon In Gastown

by Andrew Morrison | High end Japanese restaurant company Itoh Dining is opening its first North American restaurant, Shirakawa, in the steel and glass box that was the final incarnation of Boneta, which closed just before Christmas (115-12 Water St.). The company has several restaurants in Japan, including Itoh Dining by Nobu in Kanagawa Prefecture (a partnership with famed chef/restaurateur Nobu Matsuhisa). Shirakawa, so named after the river in Japan's Kyoto prefecture, will be a… more 

DINER | Gastown’s Much-Loved “Boneta” To End On High Note, Close After December 23

DINER | Gastown’s Much-Loved “Boneta” To End On High Note, Close After December 23

by Andrew Morrison | Douglas Adams once wrote: "Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news." Too right. I expect… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Gastown’s Boneta Is On The Lookout For New Kitchen Staffer

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Gastown’s Boneta Is On The Lookout For New Kitchen Staffer

The GOODS from Boneta Vancouver, BC | We are looking for a new member of the team for our iconic Gastown restaurant. Candidates should have a few years… more 

READ IT (AGAIN): Pair A Venetian Spritz On Boneta’s Wee Patio With “Death In Venice”

READ IT (AGAIN): Pair A Venetian Spritz On Boneta’s Wee Patio With “Death In Venice”

by Marcus Kaulback | Slowing down a little and breaking out a good book is never a bad idea. But what to read? You could walk into any bookstore and roll the… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Brand, Mark

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Brand, Mark

Brand, Mark | Person | A barman-turned-businessman who went from making cocktails at Chambar to co-owning an art gallery (Catalog), a bar (Portside), a shop… more 

DINER: Bartenders Simon Kaulback & Ron Oliver Opening Tavern In Chinatown (2013)

DINER: Bartenders Simon Kaulback & Ron Oliver Opening Tavern In Chinatown (2013)

by Andrew Morrison | Two well liked and highly respected front of house veterans are teaming up to open a place of their own. Former Bartender of the Year… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS: Gastown’s Boneta On The Lookout For A Professional Server

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS: Gastown’s Boneta On The Lookout For A Professional Server

The GOODS from Boneta Vancouver, BC | Boneta is looking to add a full-time, experienced professional server to its front of house family. If you have a… more 

Seen In Vancouver #380: Scout BOTY Ben de Champlain Making Drinks On The News

Seen In Vancouver #380: Scout BOTY Ben de Champlain Making Drinks On The News

In case you missed it, here's newly anointed Scout Magazine Bartender of the Year Ben de Champlain on Global TV's Morning News talking about his victory and… more 

Seen In Vancouver #379: Gastown’s “Boneta” Gets Its Long Awaited Patio Up

Seen In Vancouver #379: Gastown’s “Boneta” Gets Its Long Awaited Patio Up

Gastown's Boneta has finally scored its courtyard patio. The new (and rather lengthy) one piece communal table built by our friends at Union Wood & Supply… more 

DINER: Ben de Champlain of Boneta Takes Home Scout’s “Bartender Of The Year” Title

DINER: Ben de Champlain of Boneta Takes Home Scout’s “Bartender Of The Year” Title

by Andrew Morrison | In what I think went down as the most memorable and exciting bartending competition that Vancouver has ever witnessed before, Boneta… more 

DINER: Vancouver’s Food & Wine Industry Raises Nearly $10,000 For One Of Its Own

DINER: Vancouver’s Food & Wine Industry Raises Nearly $10,000 For One Of Its Own

The fundraiser to aid Sean Hamilton went down this past Sunday night in the old Boneta space and it was a tremendous success. As you may recall, the lifer in… more 

AWESOME THING WE ATE #863: Half Of Chef Jason Leizert’s New Spring Menu At Boneta

AWESOME THING WE ATE #863: Half Of Chef Jason Leizert’s New Spring Menu At Boneta

We dropped in to Boneta to dine with friends the other night. The new spring menu is out, and it's mighty good. Pictured above is just one of the dishes that… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #349: How A Cook Sabers Champers “Kitchen-Style” At Boneta

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #349: How A Cook Sabers Champers “Kitchen-Style” At Boneta

Before the crew at Boneta went on to celebrate their staff party at The Waldorf last night, they gathered in the closed restaurant to mess around. When tasked… more 

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