This is big. If you're a lover of food, cocktails, New York City, or all of the above, you're going to want to clear your schedule at the beginning of November 2019. A celebrated New York restaurant and bar, Dante NYC, will be popping up in Vancouver for only five short days. The "world's best bar" Vancouver pop-up will be taking place from November 1 to 5 at Homer St. Café from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. each day.

“We are honored to partner with the acclaimed Homer St. institution in Vancouver as our first take-over in Canada,” said Linden Pride, Co-Owner of Dante in a press release sent to Narcity.

The pop-up is titled "Campari Presents Dante NYC at Homer St. Café and Bar” and will only run for five days. Trust us, you do not want to miss it. Customers can enjoy a seasonal menu filled with Dante NYC-inspired dishes and “aperitivo-style drinks such as the world’s fastest-growing cocktail, the Aperol Spritz, and the Classic Negroni to be served from a fountain.” In case you missed that, there will be a literal Negroni fountain.

During the short but sweet pop-up, Naren Young, Dante NYC Beverage Director and internationally acclaimed mixologist, will be behind the bar with the Homer St. Staff so guests can mingle with one of the bests in the cocktail business. 

There’s a good chance you’ve heard of Dante NYC before because become one of the world’s more renowned bards in the past few years. The highly-celebrated hot-spot has been awarded the #1 ranking in the 2019 World’s Best 50 Bars Awards in London, U.K. recently. Dante NYC was also announced “World’s Best Bar” by Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards. They hold several other impressive awards from the bar and restaurant scene both locally and worldwide. 

On top of that, Dante NYC got the title of “Best Negroni” in NYC from New York Magazine and “America’s Best Negroni” Punchdrink. Needless to say, this bar is outstanding and their Negronis are our of this world. Luckily, you can sip them from a negroni fountain during their Vancouver pop-up next month.

Dante NYC is a staple in the West Village and has been going strong since 2015. The unique Italian-Australian and stylish cocktails draw visitors from around the world.

As for Homer St. Café Bar, the Yaletown favourite is known for its open-kitchen style “Chef’s Bar” along with its trendy and historic venue. Their adventurous cocktail list and contemporary comfort food are a total hit with locals and visitors alike.

This unique pop-up will bring NYC to Vancity, tying together West and East Coast vibes through creative cocktails, delicious food, and amazing company. We could not be more excited to see this New York hot-spot touch down in Vancouver, and we certainly hope it's not the last time it happens.

If you're looking for a cute date idea in Vancouver, a memorable lady's night, or just an indoor activity for the fall, you've officially found it. 

Both reservations and walk-ins are welcome, call 604-428-4299.

Campari Presents Dante NYC at Homer St. Café and Bar

When: November 1 to 5 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Address: 898 Homer St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: Be part of history as the "World's Best Bar" makes a short appearance in Vancity.


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