GOODS: Yew Restaurant Readies For Spot Prawn Season With Celebratory Suppers

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The GOODS from Ocean Wise

Vancouver, BC | Every year seafood lovers look forward to the six to eight weeks of BC Spot Prawn season. Enjoying these succulent prawns direct from Vancouver docks is the most delicious way of supporting a sustainable and locally raised food choice. This year YEW restaurant + bar is going to celebrate BC Spot Prawn’s sweet, juicy goodness to the maximum – starting with a limited time offer to YEW’s fans and followers for an exclusive pre-purchased dinner.

From April 25 – May 7, a limited number of tickets will be sold for an exclusive five-course BC Spot Prawn menu. The $67 dinner can only be purchased in advance and features four delicious interpretations of the ultimate local, sustainable seafood treat (plus dessert). Menu/details after the jump…

YEW’s BC Spot Prawn Fans & Followers Menu – $67*

BC Spot Prawn Ceviche
Lime, Serrano Chilies, Vanilla Pineapple

BC Spot Prawn Taco
Avocado, Lemon, Miso, Honey

BC Spot Prawn & Coconut Cappuccino
Coconut, Green Papaya & Pineapple

Chicken & BC Spot Prawns
Local Maple Hills Chicken Breast & Leg, Lemon Ricotta Risotto
Hannah Brook Asparagus & Watercress Salad

Glasshouse Strawberries
First of the season local strawberries
Lemon curd, crispy citrus meringue

*Price includes tax & gratuity.

The tickets are redeemable for dinner at YEW from Saturday, May 11 through Friday, May 31. Click here to buy yours now.

Guests who buy pre-sale tickets to YEW’s BC Spot Prawn Fans & Followers dinner will also be entered into a draw for two-tickets to the 7th Annual BC Spot Prawn Festival.

First Catch BC Spot Prawn Dinner – Thursday, May 9

The team at YEW is incredibly excited to be the first, and only, restaurant in the city to serve Organic Ocean’s very first catch of the season. Locally famous fisherman, Steve Johansen will deliver the anticipated prawns to Chef Ned Bell, eagerly awaiting their arrival for their annual debut dinner. A limited number of reservations will be taken for two dinner seatings of this special BC Spot Prawn “season opener”. Call YEW restaurant at 604.692.4939 to book.


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