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Dining room at Bearfoot Bistro, Whistler, canada

Bearfoot Bistro Restaurant Review

: André St. Jacques entertains in high style. As the owner of Bearfoot Bistro, he's created a number of distinctly captivating dining experiences for his guests, including the Belvedere Ice Room. For example, before crossing the threshold of Canada’s first sub-zero vodka room, aficionados of this clear spirit first don Canada Goose down parkas to brave the frosty temperature. Once inside, they snuggle up at the ice bar to sip 50 exotic vodkas from around the globe and nosh on gravlax, oysters and caviar. Meanwhile, let executive chef Melissa Craig guide you through her tasting menu complemented by a flight of paired wines. Standout dishes include Quebec foie gras; Peace Country lamb T-bone with chanterelle mushroom, braised shoulder orecchiette and Jerusalem artichoke; and West Coast lingcod, grilled octopus, elephant garlic, tomato, black olive and Brussels sprouts. Nitro ice cream, prepared tableside, is a memorable treat, or opt for the warming whiskey and maple baba with almond spiced Chantilly and fig ice cream. Or relax in the Champagne Lounge to experience a more casual version of Craig’s culinary creations. The bar by itself is a showstopper. Cast in solid pewter and lined with high-backed leather stools, it boasts a river of ice atop which Champagne flutes chill. The selection of premium Champagne and Bearfoot’s wine list are an oenophile’s dream, featuring treasures such as Château Mouton-Rothschild dating to 1945 and a 1914 Moët & Chandon.

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