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Yelp Elites Get The Red Carpet Treatment @ Cinetopia!



Yelp Elites kicked off the 2012 spring Elite season in style last night at Cinetopia with Yelp's Night At The Movies. Cinetopia rolled out the red carpet for 40 of Portland's A-listers at this exclusive elites-only soiree. Food, drinks and flicks were on the menu, and they definitely did not disappoint. 

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Yelpers were welcomed red-carpet style into one of Cinetopia's high-end Movie Parlors. As Jessie B notes, "the Movie Parlor we hung out in was bananas. I mean, it's like your own house, if you had a lot of money to make it fancy & had servers to bring you food and alcohol." Food and alcohol there was! The bartenders served up a mess of wine including the house-label red (an epic juice out of Washington) and a Ravenna Reisling, as well as a selection of frosty brews. A crack team of servers circulated plate after plate of beef Wellington bites, lamb cups with tzatziki, smoked turkey wraps, veggie skewers, crostini, stuffed dates and more. Jeannie J confirms: "There were people waiting in line to give us delicious bites. And pitchers of beer and bottles of chilled wine? Yes, it's true." Cinetopia throws a hell of a party!

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Sated with fruit of the vine and tasty morsels, Yelpers were invited to mix, mingle and then pick a movie in any of the Living Room or GXL auditoriums for a complimentary viewing. Hunger Games, Mirror Mirror or Wrath of the Titans? A tough choice indeed. 

It truly was an epic event, thanks in huge part to Rudyard, Megan and the Cinetopia crew, Kevin K (my muscle at the front door), and of course the PDXYelp Elite Squad, without whom this would not be possible. Don't believe me? Check the reviews and photos! Haven't dropped your review yet? What are you waiting for? Oh and don't forget we'll be posting those photos on our FB page too!

Until take two… SYOY!

Don "Hitchcock" B

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