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Vancouver Elite Dim Sum Cabaret at Keefer Bar



Baby, it may be cold outside, but Vancouver Elites managed to stay toasty warm in "the dark, mysterious and narrow space of Keefer Bar" on Tuesday night. A tribute to Keefer's Chinatown location, an homage to Vancouver's burgeoning burlesque scene, an exotic night of big Dim Sum flavours, this was an evening filled with enough delicious apothecary cocktails to warm even the coldest of November nights.

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"Despite variables in theme, venue and time, there are a few but important constants to Yelp Elite events. Namely – great people, awesome entertainment, delicious food and drink and the obligatory photobooth." PixelBooth was on hand to make sure there were enough "crazy shots of yelpers looking our weirdest – a great touch, as many went multiple times with different combos of people to make some very memorable pictures!" Elites were surprised with "a wonderful treat of freestylin' burlesque magic by Crystal Precious." All Colene C remembers is "hooting and hollering to take it off!" She got her wish. "Oh my, pie tassels. My life is complete." And really, "anytime that involves bourbon and a rapping burlesque dancer is a sign you're having a great night."

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Drinks flowed from start to finish, keeping yelpers well "hydrated" all night long. With "enough delicious poppy seed drinks to fail any drug test," the Maker's Mark Opium Sour was so excellent that a few Elites "wanted to start a slow clap in the middle of the bar." Even though Malloreigh M has tasted Keefer's famous Beefeater Gin Rosemary Gimlets "a few times already, that didn't stop me from "sampling" them three times" throughout the night." But it was the "incredible bartenders, servers and staff" that made Sarah O "feel like part of the family, and they really drove it home with their noble fundraising for the night. What a great bunch. Keefer Bar is sexual healing." Wait, you mean that wasn't Grant's Scotch?

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A huge thank you to the amazing and talented staff at Keefer Bar, especially manager extraordinaire Danielle Tatarin, for an outstanding evening, to PixelBooth for providing ridiculous memories, and to photographer Aziz Dhamani for capturing it all.

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Until next time, my burlesquing friends…

Vancouver Community Manager,
/ robin m

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