North Shore Outlook
CAT'S EYE: Dine Out Vancouver hits the North Shore
January 31, 2012
By: Catherine Barr
It was once the slow time of year for restaurants. But now, tables are full and kitchens are hopping thanks to Tourism Vancouver’s 2013 Dine Out Vancouver Festival. Taking place until Feb. 3, participating restaurants are offering a choice of either $18, $28 or $38 set menus featuring some of the best items from their regular menus. The list of North Shore restaurants participating includes: The Boathouse at Horseshoe Bay, Canyon Restaurant, The Cheshire Cheese, Fishworks, Fraîche, Gusto Di Quattro, The Keg – Park Royal, The Lobby – Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier, The Observatory – Grouse Mountain, Olive and Anchor, Pier 7, Salmon House on the Hill, Saucisse, Troll’s and Zen Japanese. So take your pick, book a date and support our local businesses. Reservations are highly recommended.
1 Pier 7 chef and director of operations Dino Renaerts offers items like grilled scallops and braised beef short ribs on their $28 Dine Out menu. 2 Krisztina Szabo and fiancé/chef Shallaw Kadir of Lower Lonsdale’s Fishworks are all smiles as they get ready to greet Dine Out guests. 3 Serving it up in style at The Lobby – Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier are Andre Potgieter, left, Michelle Wong and Kelly Roberts. 4 Pier 7 staffers Leah Diprose, left, Sean Manning and Lyndsey Jackson have the enviable job of working in one of the best view restaurants in North Vancouver. 5 Assistant manager Sharon Holmes and sous chef Skylar Hannah are featuring seafood chowder and grilled lamb chops as part of their $28 offering at The Lobby – Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier restaurant. 6 Fishworks manager Reggie Malebranche sets up for Dine Out guests who are quickly lining up for their Nova Scotia lobster Dine Out specials.