Where to Eat in Vancouver: TASTE Resto-Lounge at FIVESIXTY Opening

Posted by on Sep 26, 2012 in News, Restaurant Recommendations | 0 comments

Last week, Vancouver Food Tour was invited to the VIP Launch for TASTE Resto-Lounge at FIVESIXTY, a new gem located at 560 Seymour Street in downtown Vancouver.

Executive Chef Renaldo Decembrini created the menu of authentic share-plates and charcuterie with a focus on sustainable, locally sourced and organic product. With the intention of experiencing food and drink as one, cocktail and wine lists are expertly paired with menu items to create a multi-sensory experience for guests.

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Sunken bar featuring ceiling high wine/liquor display and red glass chandeliers

The resto-lounge itself is a large narrow space highlighted by a long sunken bar with striking red glass chandeliers, a 20 person marble communal table and an open kitchen. The walls are adorned with rotating artwork from local artists.

The charcuterie platter served at the launch event was filled with a delicious mixture of sausages, artisanal cheeses, capicollo, prosciutto and pickled beets. Of the wine and cocktails offerings that evening, my favorite would have to be the Seadog – a concoction similar to a margarita in taste with its tequila base but with the unique additions of house made orgeat syrup, islay scotch wash, caraway and salt water.

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Charcuterie platter displayed on counter in open kitchen

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Seadog cocktail at TASTE

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Roma tomatoes, bocconcini and cucumber salad

TASTE Resto-Lounge officially opened their doors to the public on September 21, 2012. Congratulations on the opening and continued success! Our experience there was memorable and we will definitely be back!

 

Taste Resto-Lounge at FIVESIXTY

560 Seymour St
Vancouver, BC

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Maren Walker works in Communications and Relations for Vancouver Food Tour. Originally from California, living in Vancouver, BC via Texas. Lover of culinary adventures, food trucks, craft beer, travel, hiking and design.

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