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Plastic, Fantastic

AUGUST 3RD, 2010

Plastic, Fantastic

You’ve dined in the dark, drank vodka in an ice bar, and munched on deep fried crickets. Been there, ate that.

But have you supped on sustainable seafood in a plastic dining room floating on hundreds of pop bottles?

Jaded diners get ready to be wowed: the new School Of Fish Plastic Dining Room moored at the False Creek Yacht Club has the most exclusive 12 seats of the summer.

Book it out and host the most memorable dinner party of your life (minus the cooking and cleanup). Or make it a date, and meet likeminded folks who enjoy the finer things in life.

There’s plenty to love, like the glittery chandelier and white nautical décor by The Cross, and a set 6-course menu by C Restaurant’s Robert Clark. Our Qualicum Beach scallop was alive 20 minutes before it was served, still attached to its beautiful shell and bathed in a sweet dashi broth.

Young founder Shannon Ronalds, whose School of Fish Foundation is the charity behind the project to educate young chefs, managed (with the help of C/Nu owner Harry Kambolis) to secure all of the 20 permits needed to launch the project (and is hosting every dinner for the next 60 days, when the dining room floats to future locations).

A seat at this table is most certainly the catch of the day.

To reserve ($215 per person including wine), please call Shannon Ronalds at 778-997-6977.
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To view more images of the dining room, please visit our Editors' Diary.