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Preorder Your Elegant & Pretty Mother’s Day Cake from Cadeaux Bakery Now

L’Abattoir is Seeking a Talented Bartender for Their Team of Service Professionals

L’Abattoir to Honour Mom with Special Mother’s Day Chef’s Menu, May 7-12th

Get to Know the Gastown Izakaya Giving Vancouver’s After-Hours Scene Exactly What it Wants

Oku Izakaya is quickly carving out its niche as the go-to spot for hospitality folks looking for a post-shift destination to chill and decompress.

PiDGiN Announces ‘Ko•me to Water’ Vol. 4 Collaboration Dinner with Doi Sake Brewery

Snag Seats for the Skoden Indigenous Film Festival This Weekend

This year`s fest features is packed with creativity and conversational fodder, featuring over 30 short films divided between five themed programs screening over the course of two days, and book-ended by Opening and Closing & Awards.

PiDGiN is Seeking a New Chef de Partie to Join Their Team

L’Abattoir Celebrates Platinum Level Recognition at the Wine Program Excellence Awards

Nikka Whisky x Bar Owl&Rooster x PiDGiN Collab Coming March 6th

L’Abattoir Partners with Wines of BC to Present a Series of Regional Wine Dinners

Join PiDGiN for “Ko•me to Water” with Michihiro Kawano, Feb. 28th

Hit The Magnet for Their ‘Island Darlings’ Tap Takeover, Feb. 10th

A change of scenery is nice, but sometimes the turnaround is just too short to justify the ferry trip. This weekend, we recommend forgoing the hassle of logistics in favour of a one-stop Vancouver Island brewery tour at The Magnet.

PiDGiN Announces ‘Rice + Water’ Series, Kicking Off Jan. 24th

Carlino Italian Restaurant is Seeking a General Manager

Join Bar Tartare for a ‘No Fuss’ New Years Eve Celebration

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a Dom Pérignon-Paired Dinner at L’Abattoir

Announcing Tacofino and Growing Chefs! Collaboration, ‘Taco Tuesday on Giving Tuesday’

PiDGiN Announces Crissy Arseneau as Their New ‘Artist-in-Restaurant’

L’Abattoir is Growing Their Team of Service Professionals with a New Server Assistant

Bar Tartare: Open and Pouring Wine Starting Now!

Lindsay Otto,  a long-time server at Juice Bar, keeps the natural wine flame 'glowing' by opening Bar Tartare at 54 Alexander Street.

W Projects Announces Second Exhibition, DREAM MACHINE, Opening Sept. 30th

As the month of September comes to a close, Russna Kaur's new solo show, DREAM MACHINE (try walking on a path of splinters with no shoes), is opening at the Gastown gallery, in the Del Mar Inn's ground level space at 555 Hamilton Street.

Pourhouse in Gastown is Seeking an Experienced General Manager

L’Abattoir Welcomes Special Guest, Pastry Chef Patrice Demers, on Wednesday, Oct.18th

Gastown’s PiDGiN Restaurant is Seeking an Experienced Chef de Partie

PiDGiN Welcomes Shin Sato as Senior Sous Chef / Chef

L’Abattoir’s 13th Anniversary Events Continue with a Winemaker’s Dinner on August 16th

We're genuinely stoked that the Gastown restaurant is taking liberties and extending their birthday celebrations to include a winemaker's dinner with Le Vieux Pin winery.

L’Abattoir is Growing Their Team of Service Professionals

Join the L’Abattoir x Maison Publique Collaboration Dinner on June 28th