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Elite Event: Yelp’s Cocktail Caper



On Saturday evening 20 lucky Elite Yelpers pulled out their snazziest of outfits and arrived at Virginia Plain in style, courtesy or Uber.

What followed was a night to remember. The Virginia Plain bartenders made creative cocktails using a variety of spirits, including Yelper favourites The West Winds Gin and 666 Vodka. These were matched carefully to beautiful dishes from the kitchen team. 

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Bloodied Rhubarb Fizz

Sloe Gin, West Winds Gin, Lemon,
Rhubarb, Beetroot

 

 
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Particularlylylyly Peculiar Pear –West Winds Gin, spiced pear, lemon,
lime

Matched with -  Foie Gras & Waldorf Salad

 

 
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 Brandy Crusta – Cognac, Grand Marnier, Lemon, Orange
bitters.

It was an intimate night filled with conversation, laughter and even a musical number or two (but we won't reveal which Yelper was responsible for that!). As the night came to an end, the final dish the "Pina Colada" was a dessert and cocktail in one and ensured that everyone went home to have very deep dreams.

Thanks to everyone for making it a great night, including Mat Beyer from Virginia Plain who dined with us and explained each dish and cocktail in great depth.

Once again John H has captured all the fun with his stunning photography. For behind the scenes gossip, check out the reviews

 Until next time…SYOY!
Tresna L

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