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Yelpers Attend Calgary’s Biggest Party Yet!



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Yelpers in Calgary braved a heavy snowfall for our biggest party yet! Nearly 150 guests joined in the fun at Yelp’s Triple Threat Final Face-off at Endeavor Art Gallery and Event Space Monday evening. According to Todd O, “The place was rocking like a newbie on a horse saddle bouncing along on a rocky, windy path in the Canadian Rockies.”

Milk Tiger Lounge, Cassis Bistro and Taste Restaurant faced-off in a battle of cocktails and canapés, each inspired by the work of a local artist. Guests had one important task: Sip on delicious drinks made with Licor 43, sample scrumptious bites and decide which restaurant got their vote as the master of Calgary cocktails and canapés. Milk Tiger Lounge came away with the judge’s choice award and Taste won the Yelper’s Choice award! Although, Dan D declares the gang from Cassis "were studs for both their cocktail and painting mimicry!"

Pairings


Pairings:

Taste Restaurant
Art piece: Pedestool, John Monteath
Menu: Horse Tartare paired with Sour Chair-y Cola

Milk Tiger Lounge
Art piece: Night shot of Cityscape, Untitled, part of Reflections of Society series, Joey Podlubny
Menu: Ad Astra Per Alas Porci paired with Dali's Moustache

Cassis Bistro
Art piece: Time Series #67, Tammy Fischer
Menu: Beet Carpaccio paired with Cassisperihna

From February 6-March 4 participating restaurants featured their creations with 20% of proceeds going to support I’ve Been Bullied, a campaign to raise awareness for bullying.

Model Milk Bistro also participated in the month-long promotion, but was unable to attend the final competition due to extenuating circumstances.

Yelpers

A special thanks to Calgary’s Protospace, our local maker’s community, and Wild Rose Brewery for joining in the fun! Nyssa R comments: “What an awesome experience – from the DIY art table, to each of the very different participants in the Triple Threat Throwdown, to the high energy of the group, to the awesome venue.”

And a very yelpy shout-out for Toronto's Chris P for stepping in as our event photographer!!

Want to know what yelpers are saying about the party? Be sure to check out the party reviews and photos!

See you at the next event!

 

Wendy P
Community Manager
Yelp Calgary

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