Benjamin Franklin theorized that taking in a good view while eating aided in digestion and granted you the ability to squeeze milk out of coal. Prove him half-right with this Groupon.
$49 for a West-Coast Meal for Two (Up to $98 Total Value)
The meal includes:
- Two appetizers (up to a $12 value each)
- Two entrees (up to a $29 value each)
- Two desserts (up to an $8 value each)
- See the prix fixe menu<p>
Seafood chowder and pulled-pork-belly spring rolls set the stage for entrees of wild BC salmon grilled with tomato-basil risotto, slow-braised Alberta-beef short ribs, and vegan, organic lentils with roasted curried cauliflower. Dessert selections include apple-rhubarb cobbler and crème brûlée.<p>
Up a long, wooded road in Burnaby Mountain Park, Horizons Restaurant waits, its towering wraparound windows granting spectacular views of budding rose gardens, stately Japanese totem poles, and Vancouver below. These surroundings absorb visitors so completely that only when their dishes arrive—wafting up the garlic and herbs of Executive Chef John Garrett’s innovative West Coast–inspired dishes—can they tear their eyes away. Chef Garrett grills BC seafood and steaks on an alder-wood barbecue, pairing the meats with locally sourced produce and accentuating sauces. When discussing his food philosophy with reporters from Dine Out Vancouver, the culinary artist put it plainly: "start with freshest ingredients, prepare them simply to enhance their natural flavors, and let those flavors shine through."
Once plates have been cleared and glasses have been drained, satisfied guests stroll past the gardens and pristine lakeshores of Burnaby Mountain Park. Forests of lush trees and winding trails make the park an ideal landscape for taking long nature hikes or burying leftover crème brûlée in the ground for later.