Blog by Beebe Cline

<< back to article list

10 THINGS WE LOVE ABOUT PING'S

MAY 8TH, 2008

10 THINGS WE LOVE ABOUT PING'S

10. The low-profile entrance, with the name etched on the frosted glass and original sign still up.
9. The "Yoshoku" style of cooking: homestyle, post-war Japanese with Asian takes on hamburgers, hotdogs and potato salad.
8. Architect Omer Arbel's stunning grey pleated upholstered benches.
7. Famed artist Rodney Graham's massive teardrop painting (co-owner Josh manages his production and logistics).
6. The stackable, blond wood Danish chairs that look like they cost $700 each (they do?).
5. The handmade, white/black porcelain wrapped hanging bulb chandeliers. Get your order in fast.
4. The white pressed tin ceiling by Brian Greer.
3. Japanese comfort food like edamame, chicken karaage and housemade prawn gyoza, all priced under $6.
2. The zinc tables that will take on a patina one Asahi beer at a time.
1. The fact that it's so new and secret you can still get a table—for now.

Ping's Café, 2702 Main St., 604-873-2702, www.pingscafe.ca

Got something to add to this dose? Post it on our forum! We'll be giving prizes to our best forum posts every month, so just log-in to win!

 

Sponsored Scoop

Holt Gala

Gala Girls

We were at The Arts Umbrella Fashion Gala at Holt Renfrew on Tuesday night—check out Top 10 favourite fashion picks on our Editors' Diary.


DD GIRL

Letter of the Month

Dear Vitamin V,
I want to say what a fabulous job you're all doing. I've found your daily doses both informative and useful. As a business owner I don't have time for daily automatic emails, but make an exception for Vitamin V. Well done and keep up the fantastic info sharing! Jennifer, Vancouver.
Read more at http://vitaminv.ca/love-letters

 

Archives