Parallel 49 launching new restaurant in former tasting room space

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Lindsay William-Ross Jan 05, 2017 2:35 pm 1,795

New year, new you: Parallel 49 Brewing Company kicked off 2017 with the big news that they were closing their current tasting room in order to convert it into a new restaurant space.

The popular East Van brewery isn’t adding on square footage, however they are renovating and reconfiguring the space to make room for a kitchen.

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“Our new restaurant will have a completely new look and feel that will let us create the space we’ve always wanted to offer our guests,” Parallel 49 Brewing Company co-owner Anthony Frustagli elaborates in a statement to Daily Hive.

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“The raw industrial aesthetic of the new space will allow us to stay true to our roots and to the neighbourhood in which we live,” adds Frustagli. As a bonus, re-doing the space will let them bring in more people, as well as add on a patio.

The food will have a “street-style” theme, and will be tailored for perfect pairings with pours of their brews.

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“Head Chef Jason Harper has already begun working on our new food program that will feature seasonal flavours, local products and beer-inspired menu items,” notes Frustagli.

The renovated restaurant and tasting room is set to reopen in March.

“In early spring we will emerge again transformed like a beautiful beer-terfly,” joked Parallel 49 on Facebook.

Parallel 49 Brewing Company

Address: 1950 Triumph Street, Vancouver
Instagram@parallel49beer


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Lindsay William-Ross
Lindsay is Daily Hive's National Food Editor. A fourth generation Vancouverite, she has also lived in Toronto, NYC, and LA. Previously the EIC of LAist.com, she earned a Master's in English, attended culinary school, and taught English at Cal State LA. Lindsay's first published piece was in 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa.

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