Bells and Whistles Set to Open

Bells and Whistle set to open in the Fraserhood District this fall features 150 Seats, Wrap-Around Patio, Casual Fare and Local Craft Beer, Wine and Cocktails Exclusively On Tap.

Open for lunch, dinner and late-night drinks seven days a week with seating for 150 guests in its 3,000-sq.-ft. dining room and wrap-around heated outdoor patio, Bells and Whistles is the latest venture for Gooseneck, which includes respected restaurateurs James Iranzad and Josh Pape as well as new Bells and Whistles co-partner and longtime Gooseneck employee Nick Miller.

With a menu comprising homespun, locally and ethically sourced dishes designed by Wildebeest Executive Chef Alessandro Vianello, Bells and Whistles will serve up burgers, tacos and fresh salads, ballpark-inspired fare like chili and garlic fries, as well as a selection of soft-serve ice cream flavours.

Boasting a full bar that offers a rotating selection of notable craft and import beers in addition to ciders, cocktails and wine all available exclusively on tap, Bells and Whistles brings together the best of the local brewery scene as well as one-of-a-kind creations like imperial stout floats and citrus-forward IPA soft-serve beer pairings and slushie concoctions such as frozen radlers.

Designed by Milltown Contracting and Ricky Alvarez of Tinto Creative, Bells and Whistles also features an interactive games room that offers Skee-Ball, hoops and foosball tables with complimentary Happy-Hour plays, floor-to-ceiling windows with plenty of natural light and big screens showing live local and international big-league sports action.

“Our mission is to bring a restaurant that is anything but ordinary to the Fraserhood,” says Miller. “We’ve gone to great lengths to design an out-of-the-box, approachable space and we’re excited to introduce a whole new concept not only to the area, but to Vancouver as a whole.”

TWG Tea Debut Flagship in Vancouver

TWG Tea, is expanding with its first North American Tea Salon & Boutique opening this fall in Vancouver, British Columbia. 

An iconic global brand, TWG Tea opened its first headquarters in Singapore eight years ago to initiate trading with plantations across Asia (Singapore’s geographic placement is ideally situated for TWG Teas to receive goods faster than European or American-based teahouses, which means consumers benefit from a richer, fresher and more flavourful cup). The strategic move, as well as the brand’s continued focus on quality and sourcing the finest teas from every tea-producing country in the world – currently, TWG Tea’s exclusive collection includes more than 800 varieties of elegant blends and harvests – has contributed to its impressive expansion into 56 locations in 17 cities, including London, Shanghai, Tokyo and Dubai.   Continue reading “TWG Tea Debut Flagship in Vancouver”