The Gatsby pop up restaurant Vancouver

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The Gatsby pop up restaurant Vancouver

Pop up restaurants are nothing new to Vancouver. Once again Two Chefs and a Table are bringing a new pop-up concept, a tribute to the era of prohibition with a series of wildly popular prohibition-themed dinners, and during The Gatsby, the team will once again carefully recreating famous and forgotten dishes and drinks, reintroducing them to modern diners in their intimate bistro.

The restaurant will be transformed with lace, linens , candles and silver punch bowls and the Chef’s Table will become the stunning centrepiece of the room for groups of up to 10. Blackout curtains will evoke the privacy of a speakeasy and period music will set the mood for an escape to another time and place.

Along with classic dishes like Roasted Duck, Steak Tartare, Salmon Wellington, Waldorf Salad, Croquettes and Duchesse Potatoes, guests will be offered period drinks like punch, or a martini, shaken and served tableside. Three and five-course set menus will be offered along with a la carte options.

“The period dinners that we’ve done have been some of our favourite events but we always wanted to have the time to do an even more with our room and menu,” said Karl Gregg. “By doing this dinner event as a pop-up, we’re able to spend even more time and energy transforming the bistro into a tribute to the era.”

The Gatsby pop up restaurant Vancouver menu

First Courses

Cauliflower Veloute  $9
Cheese croquette, shallot oil

Gorgonzola Gourgeres $9
Goats and blue cheeses, bacon

Salmon rilettes $11
House smoked salmon, thyme butter, toast points

Chicken Noodle Soup $10
Angel hair pasta, soft boiled egg, peas, housemade broth

Smoked tongue Salad $10
Sliced beef tongue, pickled radish, toast points

Pate $11
Housemade pickles, hot mustard and crostini, toast points

Devilled Eggs $8
Free range eggs, crispy chicken skin, smoked paprika

Local Shrimp Gratin $12
Cognac, garlic, kale

Second Courses 

Butcher block $17

Housemade and local meats, pickled veg and mustards

Classic Fondue $14
Emmenthal cheese, applewood cheddar, kirsch, and accompaniments

Steak Tartare $12
Hand cut to order tenderloin, capers, egg yolk, herbs, crostini, sea salt

Waldorf Salad $10
Classic butter lettuce, carmelized walnuts, celery, apples, dressing

Entrees

Rainbow Trout $23
Oven roasted, with a shellfish veloute, filo vegetable purse

Chicken Coq Au Vin $23
Classic braised red wine chicken, seasonal vegetables,

Steak Frites  $25
Hand cut pommes frites, demi glace, roasted vegetables, table side Bearnaise

Nicoise Salad $ 20
Seared local Albacore tuna, 5 minute egg, new potato, nicoise olives, haricot verts, braised tomato

Canard Duo  $28
Breast of duck, confit duck croquette, marmalade, duck fat potato, asparagus

Cassoulet for Two  $44
Confit duck leg, white beans, house made sausage, pork belly with seasonal vegetables

Sides – $8
Roasted Asparagus and Hollandaise
Roasted Brussel sprouts and lardons
Carrots Vichy
Duchesse potatoes
Pommes frites


Dessert Course

Cheese Board 17
Selection of cheeses, orange marmalade, grape puree, crostinis

Assorted tart plate $10
Handmade fruit, pecan and chocolate tarts

Baked alaska for 2 $13
Classic sponge cake, ice cream and merginue

Cherries Jubilee $7
Vanilla bean gelato, shortbread, kirsch

 

 

The Gatsby will run Wednesday-Saturday nights for three weeks beginning April 17, wrapping up on May 4, 2013. Reservations are available by calling 778.233.1303.

Location: 305 Alexander StreetVancouver,

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