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Local Vancouver Underground Dining Scene

Discussion in 'Food, Drinks and Dining' started by truchwat, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. truchwat

    truchwat Guest

    What are some underground restaurants in Vancouver? Thanks!
  2. milquetoast

    milquetoast Senior Member

    Chef Todd's Apartment 12B, No Fixed Address (NFA), Swallow Tail Supper Club, Vegan Secret Supper, Chef Alex Mok.

    They haven't been very secret for a few years now and I'm not sure if all of them are still operating. Chef Alex Mok opened up a bisto so I doubt he's still in the underground kitchen business.
  3. mission

    mission Full Member

    What's special about underground dining?
  4. MooGooMouse

    MooGooMouse Junior Member

    When you say underground, do you mean

    a) a concept/style outside the mainstream or

    b) an area below street level?

    In either case,

    why? What would make either better than other restaurants? (Not judging you; just curious.)

    Just go to Chinatown & follow your nose. (My usual advice to everybody.)
  5. milquetoast

    milquetoast Senior Member

    ^Thrill appeal and potentially (not always) it's less expensive for the quality of food that you get.

    From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underground_restaurant
  6. mz_angel

    mz_angel Junior Member

    that sounds really cool! does anyone know how i can make reservations? PM would be awesome if you dont want words to get out !:up:
  7. milquetoast

    milquetoast Senior Member

    This is what I gathered online:

    Chef Todd's Apartment 12B
    [email protected]

    No Fixed Address (NFA) - http://nfavancouver.tumblr.com/
    [email protected]

    Swallow Tail Supper Club - http://swallowtailsupperclub.blogspot.com/
    [email protected]

    Vegan Secret Supper - http://www.vegansecretsupper.com/
    [email protected]

    So much for secret haha, most of them have websites and a facebook group :p!

    As for Chef Alex Mok, Caché Bistro and Lounge is the restaurant he recently opened. They seem to do a lot of Groupon type deals.
  8. mz_angel

    mz_angel Junior Member

    AWESOME!!!!! thanks so much (Finally got a chance to come online, crazy holiday season) have you gone to any of these places before?? I am so tempted to try but kind of shy hehe :up:
  9. milquetoast

    milquetoast Senior Member

    ^I haven't :p. Thought about it but it's still a pricey meal. I'm the kind of person that dislikes fine dining portions.
  10. Shannon

    Shannon Guest

    I've been to both 12b and The Endless Meal Supper Club and both were awesome. Would recommend you check them both out!
  11. Shannon

    Shannon Guest

  12. KAI

    KAI Guest

    Captain Happy Bubble. Topless girls serving bubble tea. Smoking permitted!
  13. Megan

    Megan Guest

    I've been to The Endless Meal Supper Club before and it was really awesome. Would definitely recommend it.

    Went to a vegan one once too that I think was called Vegan Secret Supper. It was decent but quite a ways out of town and the space was not very nice. Good food for being vegan though.
  14. Jack

    Jack Guest

  15. milquetoast

    milquetoast Senior Member

  16. milquetoast

    milquetoast Senior Member

    Documentary - Secret Suppers of Vancouver
  17. taki

    taki New Member

    Now that sounds like a place I would like to lounge around and have a bubble tea. I wonder if the girls are actually topless?
  18. milquetoast

    milquetoast Senior Member

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